The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 483 417 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.17% 20.67% 23.69%
As % of the Vendors category 47.87% 45.13% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 387 372 405
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1009 924 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.31% 45.81% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 776 799 742
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South East

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +5 235 £41,500 +3.75% 27
High Wycombe -1 67 £40,000 +2.56% 5
Marlow +3 21 £22,000 -56.00% 1
Aylesbury -10 19 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Beaconsfield -10 14 £50,000 +30.71%
Amersham -8 5 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Chesham +3 4 £24,500 +2.08%
Buckingham +1 4 £18,000 -28.00%
Newport Pagnell 0 2 £52,500 +110.00%
Gerrards Cross -1 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 470 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 402 (38.21%) SQL Server
3 398 (37.83%) Windows
4 336 (31.94%) SQL
5 297 (28.23%) .NET
6 256 (24.33%) C#
7 223 (21.20%) Active Directory
8 207 (19.68%) MS Exchange
9 206 (19.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 202 (19.20%) ASP.NET
11 192 (18.25%) MS Office
12 171 (16.25%) VMware
13 165 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 147 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 142 (13.50%) ITIL
16 133 (12.64%) Degree
17 128 (12.17%) SharePoint
18 126 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2010
19 123 (11.69%) Finance
20 113 (10.74%) HTML
21 109 (10.36%) T-SQL
21 109 (10.36%) JavaScript
22 107 (10.17%) Citrix
23 106 (10.08%) MVC
24 101 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2007
25 98 (9.32%) PRINCE2
26 96 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
27 92 (8.75%) MCSE
28 89 (8.46%) Cisco
28 89 (8.46%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 207 (19.68%) MS Exchange
2 128 (12.17%) SharePoint
3 126 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 88 (8.37%) Lync
6 65 (6.18%) IIS
7 62 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 51 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
11 14 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
12 13 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.86%) CMS
14 9 (0.86%) Apache
15 8 (0.76%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.48%) SAS
18 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 470 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 192 (18.25%) MS Office
3 55 (5.23%) MS Project
4 53 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (3.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) FastStats
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.86%) Maximo
3 7 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.57%) Summit
5 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.38%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.38%) TeleForm
6 4 (0.38%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.19%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.19%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.095%) Magento
8 1 (0.095%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.94%) Office 365
2 23 (2.19%) SaaS
3 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.70%) DNS
2 59 (5.61%) Firewall
3 57 (5.42%) SAN
4 54 (5.13%) DHCP
5 38 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 34 (3.23%) VoIP
7 33 (3.14%) WAN
7 33 (3.14%) Internet
8 32 (3.04%) LAN
9 28 (2.66%) Wireless
10 27 (2.57%) VLAN
11 22 (2.09%) Cisco IPT
11 22 (2.09%) IP Telephony
12 14 (1.33%) VPN
13 13 (1.24%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (0.76%) FTP
15 7 (0.67%) Network Security
16 6 (0.57%) NAS
17 5 (0.48%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (38.21%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 43 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.19%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 10 (0.95%) MS Access
13 7 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.57%) MySQL
15 5 (0.48%) Informix
16 4 (0.38%) OLAP
16 4 (0.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 64 (6.08%) Visual Studio
2 57 (5.42%) NUnit
3 35 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (1.14%) Subversion
6 11 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.05%) JIRA
6 11 (1.05%) Selenium
6 11 (1.05%) MSTest
7 10 (0.95%) Moq
8 6 (0.57%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.48%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.38%) Maven
10 4 (0.38%) Ant
10 4 (0.38%) XMLSpy
11 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
11 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 123 (11.69%) Finance
2 48 (4.56%) Marketing
3 45 (4.28%) Retail
4 21 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.62%) Back Office
6 13 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.05%) Advertising
8 10 (0.95%) Legal
8 10 (0.95%) Banking
9 8 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.76%) Publishing
9 8 (0.76%) Military
10 5 (0.48%) Billing
11 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.095%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.095%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.095%) French Language
12 1 (0.095%) German Language
12 1 (0.095%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 246 (23.38%) Developer
2 199 (18.92%) Analyst
3 130 (12.36%) .NET Developer
4 103 (9.79%) Consultant
5 70 (6.65%) Support Analyst
6 57 (5.42%) Team Leader
7 54 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 54 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 52 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 47 (4.47%) Architect
9 47 (4.47%) Project Manager
9 47 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
10 45 (4.28%) Senior Developer
11 41 (3.90%) SQL Developer
12 38 (3.61%) DBA
13 36 (3.42%) Business Analyst
13 36 (3.42%) Microsoft Consultant
14 35 (3.33%) SQL DBA
15 33 (3.14%) IT Support
16 31 (2.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (28.23%) .NET
2 202 (19.20%) ASP.NET
3 113 (10.74%) HTML
4 89 (8.46%) WCF
5 78 (7.41%) CSS
6 76 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (6.75%) jQuery
8 62 (5.89%) WPF
9 58 (5.51%) XML
10 54 (5.13%) .NET Framework
11 51 (4.85%) Web Services
12 43 (4.09%) HTML5
13 41 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 38 (3.61%) LINQ
15 29 (2.76%) XHTML
15 29 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 28 (2.66%) Ajax
17 27 (2.57%) WinForms
18 25 (2.38%) Castle Windsor
18 25 (2.38%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 63 (5.99%) Computer Science
2 37 (3.52%) Blackberry
3 30 (2.85%) Clustering
4 25 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.38%) Blog
5 17 (1.62%) Client/Server
5 17 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.43%) EPoS
6 15 (1.43%) Replication
6 15 (1.43%) Tandem
7 13 (1.24%) NHS
8 12 (1.14%) Life Science
8 12 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
9 11 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.05%) N-Tier
10 9 (0.86%) E-Learning
10 9 (0.86%) EqualLogic
11 8 (0.76%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 398 (37.83%) Windows
2 165 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (6.75%) Windows 7
5 57 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (3.14%) Windows XP
7 20 (1.90%) Linux
8 12 (1.14%) Windows Vista
8 12 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.67%) Android
10 7 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.57%) UNIX
11 6 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.48%) CentOS
13 3 (0.29%) SUSE
13 3 (0.29%) Debian
13 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.29%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (13.50%) ITIL
2 106 (10.08%) MVC
3 98 (9.32%) PRINCE2
4 88 (8.37%) Project Management
5 84 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (7.89%) CRM
7 79 (7.51%) Scrum
8 78 (7.41%) TDD
9 59 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (4.75%) OO
11 49 (4.66%) Business Analysis
12 34 (3.23%) Service Delivery
13 32 (3.04%) Data Modelling
13 32 (3.04%) Migration
14 31 (2.95%) Software Engineering
14 31 (2.95%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (2.95%) Web Application Development
15 28 (2.66%) Waterfall
15 28 (2.66%) PRINCE
15 28 (2.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 336 (31.94%) SQL
2 256 (24.33%) C#
3 109 (10.36%) T-SQL
3 109 (10.36%) JavaScript
4 46 (4.37%) PowerShell
5 44 (4.18%) VB.NET
6 28 (2.66%) Java
7 19 (1.81%) C
8 13 (1.24%) VB
9 11 (1.05%) C++
10 7 (0.67%) PHP
11 4 (0.38%) VBScript
12 3 (0.29%) VBA
12 3 (0.29%) Python
13 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.19%) UniBasic
13 2 (0.19%) VC++
13 2 (0.19%) Ruby
13 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.095%) VB6
Qualifications
1 206 (19.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (12.64%) Degree
3 92 (8.75%) MCSE
4 70 (6.65%) Security Cleared
5 54 (5.13%) MCITP
6 53 (5.04%) SC Cleared
7 51 (4.85%) MCP
8 38 (3.61%) ISEB
9 36 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (2.66%) MCTS
12 23 (2.19%) MCSA
13 20 (1.90%) MCAD
13 20 (1.90%) MCSD
13 20 (1.90%) CCNP
14 16 (1.52%) CCNA
14 16 (1.52%) ISTQB
15 13 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (1.14%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.18%) SLA
2 13 (1.24%) QA
3 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.48%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.095%) HL7
7 1 (0.095%) DICOM
7 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 223 (21.20%) Active Directory
2 147 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (8.37%) XenApp
4 83 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 49 (4.66%) XenDesktop
6 46 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (3.71%) vSphere
8 33 (3.14%) VMware ESX
9 28 (2.66%) Forefront TMG
10 19 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.33%) UAG
12 13 (1.24%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.24%) XenServer
13 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.57%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.095%) Terminal Server
17 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
17 1 (0.095%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 23 (2.19%) SCCM
3 15 (1.43%) SCOM
4 13 (1.24%) NetBackup
5 9 (0.86%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.67%) WSUS
8 6 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.48%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.38%) MOM
10 4 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.29%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.29%) SCSM
12 2 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.095%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.095%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 171 (16.25%) VMware
2 107 (10.17%) Citrix
3 89 (8.46%) Cisco
4 55 (5.23%) HP
5 44 (4.18%) SAP
6 42 (3.99%) Oracle
7 37 (3.52%) Symantec
8 36 (3.42%) Veeam
9 27 (2.57%) NetApp
10 26 (2.47%) Dell
11 23 (2.19%) EMC
11 23 (2.19%) Remedy
12 22 (2.09%) NetIQ
13 21 (2.00%) WatchGuard
14 17 (1.62%) IBM
15 15 (1.43%) Computacenter
16 14 (1.33%) McAfee
17 13 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
18 10 (0.95%) Business Objects
19 9 (0.86%) Sun
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: shift disturbance where applicable
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Car/Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits+excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum + pen,life,health
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-32k
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Working & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago