The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 424 378 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.48% 20.71% 20.84%
As % of the Vendors category 44.12% 44.11% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 329 316 341
Average salary £40,000 £39,123 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
961 857 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.43% 46.96% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 722 729 687
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Buckinghamshire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 223 £39,500 +1.28% 28
High Wycombe -1 58 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Aylesbury -5 16 £36,250 +2.83% 1
Buckingham +3 12 £18,000 -34.54% 4
Beaconsfield -11 10 £50,000 +30.71% 1
Marlow -12 10 £24,500 -48.42% 5
Chesham +3 8 £22,750 -17.27%
Amersham -4 6 £50,000 +66.66%
Bletchley 0 2 £17,380 -30.48%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 432 (45.96%) MS Excel
2 374 (39.79%) SQL Server
3 357 (37.98%) Windows
4 292 (31.06%) SQL
5 271 (28.83%) .NET
6 223 (23.72%) C#
7 198 (21.06%) Active Directory
8 196 (20.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 192 (20.43%) MS Exchange
10 182 (19.36%) MS Office
11 176 (18.72%) ASP.NET
12 155 (16.49%) VMware
13 146 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 130 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 129 (13.72%) Degree
16 120 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
17 119 (12.66%) SharePoint
18 115 (12.23%) Finance
19 111 (11.81%) T-SQL
20 108 (11.49%) HTML
21 107 (11.38%) ITIL
22 105 (11.17%) JavaScript
23 93 (9.89%) MVC
23 93 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2007
24 89 (9.47%) Lync
24 89 (9.47%) Citrix
25 88 (9.36%) MCSE
26 82 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
27 79 (8.40%) PRINCE2
28 78 (8.30%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 192 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 120 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (12.66%) SharePoint
4 93 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 89 (9.47%) Lync
6 59 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 52 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 45 (4.79%) IIS
9 21 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
13 13 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
14 11 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.74%) Apache
15 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.74%) Node.js
16 6 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.53%) CMS
18 4 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 432 (45.96%) MS Excel
2 182 (19.36%) MS Office
3 44 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (2.98%) MS Project
5 19 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.32%) FastStats
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.96%) Maximo
5 6 (0.64%) Summit
6 4 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.43%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.21%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.53%) Office 365
2 29 (3.09%) SaaS
3 6 (0.64%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.96%) Firewall
2 48 (5.11%) SAN
3 45 (4.79%) DNS
4 40 (4.26%) DHCP
5 30 (3.19%) TCP/IP
6 28 (2.98%) VoIP
7 26 (2.77%) Internet
8 25 (2.66%) VLAN
9 24 (2.55%) WAN
10 23 (2.45%) LAN
11 21 (2.23%) Wireless
12 17 (1.81%) IP Telephony
12 17 (1.81%) Cisco IPT
13 13 (1.38%) VPN
14 12 (1.28%) ADSL
14 12 (1.28%) Unified Communications
15 8 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (0.74%) NAS
17 6 (0.64%) Network Security
17 6 (0.64%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (39.79%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.85%) MySQL
12 8 (0.85%) MS Access
13 7 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.74%) QlikView
14 5 (0.53%) SSDT
14 5 (0.53%) Informix
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.53%) OLTP
15 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 60 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 49 (5.21%) NUnit
3 33 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.28%) Selenium
7 9 (0.96%) Subversion
8 8 (0.85%) MSTest
9 7 (0.74%) Moq
10 6 (0.64%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.53%) JIRA
11 5 (0.53%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.43%) XMLSpy
13 3 (0.32%) TestDirector
13 3 (0.32%) Ant
13 3 (0.32%) Maven
13 3 (0.32%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 115 (12.23%) Finance
2 34 (3.62%) Retail
3 29 (3.09%) Marketing
4 22 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.38%) Legal
5 13 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.38%) Advertising
6 11 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.06%) Banking
8 9 (0.96%) Back Office
9 7 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.53%) Billing
11 4 (0.43%) Publishing
12 3 (0.32%) French Language
12 3 (0.32%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Avionics
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 227 (24.15%) Developer
2 157 (16.70%) Analyst
3 112 (11.91%) .NET Developer
4 100 (10.64%) Consultant
5 65 (6.91%) Support Analyst
6 56 (5.96%) Software Developer
7 48 (5.11%) Support Engineer
8 44 (4.68%) SQL Developer
9 43 (4.57%) Team Leader
10 41 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 41 (4.36%) Project Manager
11 36 (3.83%) DBA
12 35 (3.72%) IT Support
13 33 (3.51%) Senior Developer
13 33 (3.51%) C# Developer
13 33 (3.51%) Microsoft Consultant
14 32 (3.40%) SQL DBA
14 32 (3.40%) Architect
15 31 (3.30%) .NET Software Developer
16 29 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (28.83%) .NET
2 176 (18.72%) ASP.NET
3 108 (11.49%) HTML
4 77 (8.19%) CSS
5 69 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (7.02%) WCF
7 65 (6.91%) jQuery
8 55 (5.85%) WPF
9 46 (4.89%) HTML5
9 46 (4.89%) XML
10 36 (3.83%) Web Services
11 35 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 32 (3.40%) LINQ
13 31 (3.30%) .NET Framework
14 29 (3.09%) XHTML
15 27 (2.87%) Ajax
16 23 (2.45%) WinForms
17 21 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 20 (2.13%) CSS3
19 19 (2.02%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 31 (3.30%) Blackberry
3 27 (2.87%) Clustering
4 18 (1.91%) Client/Server
4 18 (1.91%) Blog
4 18 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.49%) EPoS
6 13 (1.38%) Replication
7 12 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.28%) E-Learning
7 12 (1.28%) Tandem
7 12 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.17%) EqualLogic
9 10 (1.06%) Life Science
10 9 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.64%) Social Media
13 6 (0.64%) Statistics
13 6 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 357 (37.98%) Windows
2 146 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (7.34%) Windows 7
5 65 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 28 (2.98%) Linux
8 19 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.60%) UNIX
10 8 (0.85%) Android
10 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.64%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.53%) CentOS
13 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.32%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.32%) AIX
14 3 (0.32%) Solaris
14 3 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (11.38%) ITIL
2 93 (9.89%) MVC
3 79 (8.40%) PRINCE2
4 78 (8.30%) Scrum
5 75 (7.98%) TDD
6 73 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (7.13%) Project Management
8 63 (6.70%) CRM
9 61 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (5.53%) OO
11 35 (3.72%) Migration
12 33 (3.51%) Business Analysis
13 31 (3.30%) Web Application Development
14 29 (3.09%) Service Delivery
15 27 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (2.77%) Unit Testing
16 26 (2.77%) ERP
17 24 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (2.55%) Asset Management
18 23 (2.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 292 (31.06%) SQL
2 223 (23.72%) C#
3 111 (11.81%) T-SQL
4 105 (11.17%) JavaScript
5 41 (4.36%) PowerShell
6 40 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 28 (2.98%) Java
8 18 (1.91%) C
9 16 (1.70%) VB
10 8 (0.85%) C++
11 7 (0.74%) Ruby
12 5 (0.53%) PHP
13 4 (0.43%) VBScript
14 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.32%) Python
15 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.21%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.21%) VBA
16 1 (0.11%) VC++
16 1 (0.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 196 (20.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 129 (13.72%) Degree
3 88 (9.36%) MCSE
4 62 (6.60%) MCITP
5 53 (5.64%) MCP
6 43 (4.57%) Security Cleared
7 38 (4.04%) SC Cleared
8 36 (3.83%) ISEB
9 33 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (3.09%) MCTS
11 25 (2.66%) MCSA
12 23 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (2.02%) MCAD
13 19 (2.02%) MCSD
14 16 (1.70%) CCNP
15 15 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.06%) CCNA
17 10 (1.06%) CBAP
17 10 (1.06%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.00%) SLA
2 13 (1.38%) QA
3 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.64%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 198 (21.06%) Active Directory
2 130 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (8.09%) Hyper-V
4 70 (7.45%) XenApp
5 44 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 34 (3.62%) vSphere
8 30 (3.19%) VMware ESX
9 22 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (1.06%) XenServer
12 9 (0.96%) UAG
13 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.64%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.64%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
17 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
17 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (1.81%) SCCM
2 16 (1.70%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.06%) SCVMM
5 9 (0.96%) SCOM
6 5 (0.53%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.32%) SCSM
8 3 (0.32%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.21%) MOM
9 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Storage Server
10 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 155 (16.49%) VMware
2 89 (9.47%) Citrix
3 72 (7.66%) Cisco
4 46 (4.89%) HP
5 41 (4.36%) Oracle
6 33 (3.51%) SAP
6 33 (3.51%) Veeam
7 28 (2.98%) Symantec
8 27 (2.87%) NetApp
9 25 (2.66%) Dell
10 24 (2.55%) WatchGuard
11 22 (2.34%) EMC
12 18 (1.91%) Remedy
13 17 (1.81%) NetIQ
14 12 (1.28%) Google
14 12 (1.28%) IBM
15 10 (1.06%) Computacenter
16 9 (0.96%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.96%) PlateSpin
Buckinghamshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Car + Benefits and IT Certificatio
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health 35hr week!
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
networx
Salary: shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £39000 per annum + parking, pension, life, health 25 hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £28000 per annum + onsite parking pension plus more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago