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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 379 400 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.02% 21.34% 20.70%
As % of the Vendors category 41.38% 44.74% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 290 326 331
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £56,064
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
916 894 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.96% 47.71% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 681 757 693
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 214 £35,000 -12.50% 30
High Wycombe -1 45 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Aylesbury -7 14 £32,250 -7.85% 1
Buckingham +1 13 £24,000 -7.69% 1
Marlow -11 10 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Chesham +2 8 £22,750 -17.27%
Amersham -4 7 £29,750 -0.83%
Beaconsfield -11 7 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Bletchley -1 2 £17,380 -30.48%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 434 (48.76%) MS Excel
2 354 (39.78%) SQL Server
3 345 (38.76%) Windows
4 276 (31.01%) SQL
5 251 (28.20%) .NET
6 201 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 200 (22.47%) C#
8 186 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 178 (20.00%) MS Office
10 176 (19.78%) MS Exchange
11 164 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
12 161 (18.09%) ASP.NET
13 148 (16.63%) VMware
14 145 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 124 (13.93%) Degree
16 120 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 113 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
18 111 (12.47%) Finance
19 105 (11.80%) T-SQL
20 104 (11.69%) SharePoint
21 103 (11.57%) ITIL
22 97 (10.90%) HTML
23 95 (10.67%) JavaScript
24 90 (10.11%) Citrix
25 85 (9.55%) MVC
26 82 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
27 81 (9.10%) MCSE
28 79 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
29 78 (8.76%) PRINCE2
29 78 (8.76%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 176 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 113 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (11.69%) SharePoint
4 82 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 76 (8.54%) Lync
6 64 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 42 (4.72%) IIS
9 18 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2000
14 8 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.90%) Apache
15 7 (0.79%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.79%) Node.js
16 6 (0.67%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 434 (48.76%) MS Excel
2 178 (20.00%) MS Office
3 41 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (3.15%) MS Project
5 15 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) FastStats
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (1.01%) Maximo
5 5 (0.56%) Summit
6 4 (0.45%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.22%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.06%) Office 365
2 32 (3.60%) SaaS
3 6 (0.67%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.34%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.73%) Firewall
2 42 (4.72%) SAN
3 38 (4.27%) DNS
4 33 (3.71%) DHCP
5 25 (2.81%) Internet
6 24 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 23 (2.58%) VLAN
8 22 (2.47%) WAN
8 22 (2.47%) LAN
9 20 (2.25%) Wireless
10 17 (1.91%) VoIP
11 15 (1.69%) IP Telephony
11 15 (1.69%) Cisco IPT
12 14 (1.57%) ADSL
13 11 (1.24%) VPN
13 11 (1.24%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.90%) PBX
15 6 (0.67%) HTTP
15 6 (0.67%) Network Security
16 5 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (39.78%) SQL Server
2 77 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (1.12%) MySQL
11 8 (0.90%) MS Access
11 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (0.90%) QlikView
12 7 (0.79%) SSDT
12 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.56%) Informix
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 41 (4.61%) NUnit
3 33 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (1.46%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.12%) Selenium
7 9 (1.01%) Subversion
8 6 (0.67%) MSTest
9 5 (0.56%) Moq
9 5 (0.56%) JIRA
10 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.34%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.34%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.22%) Ant
11 2 (0.22%) Maven
11 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (12.47%) Finance
2 32 (3.60%) Retail
3 24 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.58%) Marketing
5 16 (1.80%) Legal
6 12 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.24%) Advertising
8 8 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.67%) Back Office
9 6 (0.67%) Billing
10 5 (0.56%) Banking
11 3 (0.34%) French Language
11 3 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Avionics
13 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 216 (24.27%) Developer
2 160 (17.98%) Analyst
3 102 (11.46%) .NET Developer
4 92 (10.34%) Consultant
5 70 (7.87%) Support Analyst
6 51 (5.73%) Software Developer
7 50 (5.62%) Support Engineer
8 49 (5.51%) SQL Developer
9 43 (4.83%) Project Manager
10 42 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 39 (4.38%) Team Leader
12 35 (3.93%) IT Support
13 31 (3.48%) Microsoft Consultant
13 31 (3.48%) .NET Software Developer
14 30 (3.37%) DBA
15 29 (3.26%) Architect
15 29 (3.26%) Junior
16 28 (3.15%) C# Developer
17 27 (3.03%) SQL DBA
17 27 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (28.20%) .NET
2 161 (18.09%) ASP.NET
3 97 (10.90%) HTML
4 68 (7.64%) CSS
5 64 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (6.52%) jQuery
7 55 (6.18%) WCF
8 48 (5.39%) WPF
9 42 (4.72%) HTML5
10 40 (4.49%) XML
11 35 (3.93%) Web Services
12 32 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 31 (3.48%) LINQ
14 27 (3.03%) XHTML
15 26 (2.92%) Ajax
16 24 (2.70%) .NET Framework
17 23 (2.58%) WinForms
18 19 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 17 (1.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 21 (2.36%) Clustering
5 19 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.57%) EPoS
7 14 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.46%) Blog
9 12 (1.35%) E-Learning
10 11 (1.24%) Life Science
10 11 (1.24%) EqualLogic
11 10 (1.12%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.12%) Tandem
11 10 (1.12%) Replication
12 7 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (0.67%) Statistics
14 5 (0.56%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 345 (38.76%) Windows
2 145 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (8.31%) Windows 7
4 72 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (5.73%) Windows XP
7 32 (3.60%) Linux
8 19 (2.13%) UNIX
8 19 (2.13%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.90%) Android
9 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.67%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.56%) CentOS
12 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.34%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.34%) SUSE
13 3 (0.34%) Debian
13 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (11.57%) ITIL
3 85 (9.55%) MVC
4 78 (8.76%) Scrum
4 78 (8.76%) PRINCE2
5 71 (7.98%) TDD
6 64 (7.19%) CRM
7 62 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (6.97%) Project Management
8 55 (6.18%) Mentoring
9 46 (5.17%) OO
10 34 (3.82%) Migration
11 33 (3.71%) Business Analysis
12 32 (3.60%) Service Delivery
13 29 (3.26%) ERP
14 27 (3.03%) Web Application Development
15 26 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (2.81%) Data Modelling
16 25 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (31.01%) SQL
2 200 (22.47%) C#
3 105 (11.80%) T-SQL
4 95 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 38 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 31 (3.48%) VB.NET
7 26 (2.92%) Java
8 19 (2.13%) C
9 16 (1.80%) VB
10 8 (0.90%) C++
11 7 (0.79%) VBScript
11 7 (0.79%) Ruby
12 5 (0.56%) PHP
13 3 (0.34%) Python
14 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.22%) UniBasic
14 2 (0.22%) VBA
14 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 186 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (13.93%) Degree
3 81 (9.10%) MCSE
4 59 (6.63%) MCITP
5 48 (5.39%) MCP
6 38 (4.27%) Security Cleared
7 36 (4.04%) SC Cleared
8 32 (3.60%) ISEB
8 32 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (3.15%) MCTS
10 25 (2.81%) MCSA
11 19 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (1.80%) MCAD
13 16 (1.80%) MCSD
14 13 (1.46%) CCNP
15 11 (1.24%) CBAP
16 10 (1.12%) APMP
16 10 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.51%) SLA
2 10 (1.12%) QA
3 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.56%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 201 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 120 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (8.31%) Hyper-V
4 65 (7.30%) XenApp
5 38 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (4.04%) XenDesktop
7 30 (3.37%) vSphere
8 29 (3.26%) VMware ESX
9 20 (2.25%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (1.12%) XenServer
10 10 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.67%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.67%) UAG
13 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.02%) SCCM
2 14 (1.57%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 11 (1.24%) SCVMM
5 8 (0.90%) SCOM
6 5 (0.56%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.45%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.45%) SCSM
8 3 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.34%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (16.63%) VMware
2 90 (10.11%) Citrix
3 70 (7.87%) Cisco
4 45 (5.06%) HP
5 42 (4.72%) Oracle
6 31 (3.48%) Veeam
7 25 (2.81%) SAP
7 25 (2.81%) Symantec
7 25 (2.81%) NetApp
8 22 (2.47%) Dell
8 22 (2.47%) EMC
8 22 (2.47%) WatchGuard
9 14 (1.57%) NetIQ
10 12 (1.35%) Remedy
11 10 (1.12%) IBM
11 10 (1.12%) Google
12 9 (1.01%) PlateSpin
12 9 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.90%) Computacenter
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £28000 per annum + onsite parking pension plus more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Perks and Career Development
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago