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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 376 427 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.73% 20.69% 20.73%
As % of the Vendors category 33.97% 44.81% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 290 328 321
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1107 953 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 49.27% 46.17% 46.49%
Number of salaries quoted 868 708 732
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -4 230 £36,000 -10.00% 22
High Wycombe -1 50 £44,500 +11.25% 11
Aylesbury +3 18 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Newport Pagnell - 6 £35,000 -
Olney - 6 £35,000 -
Marlow +8 5 £25,000 +2.04%
Chesham -1 4 £30,250 +32.96%
Amersham 0 2 £26,000 -48.00%
Gerrards Cross - 2 £55,000 - 2
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 351 (43.12%) MS Excel
2 279 (34.28%) Windows
3 276 (33.91%) SQL
4 261 (32.06%) SQL Server
5 208 (25.55%) MS Office
6 204 (25.06%) .NET
7 163 (20.02%) Finance
8 152 (18.67%) Active Directory
9 148 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 145 (17.81%) C#
11 136 (16.71%) ASP.NET
12 133 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
13 127 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 121 (14.86%) ITIL
15 118 (14.50%) VMware
16 115 (14.13%) SharePoint
16 115 (14.13%) MS Exchange
17 110 (13.51%) JavaScript
18 102 (12.53%) T-SQL
18 102 (12.53%) MVC
19 101 (12.41%) Degree
20 93 (11.43%) HTML
21 83 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
21 83 (10.20%) Office 365
22 82 (10.07%) CSS
23 80 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
24 77 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
25 74 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
26 72 (8.85%) Windows 7
26 72 (8.85%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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
1 115 (14.13%) SharePoint
1 115 (14.13%) MS Exchange
2 83 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 45 (5.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 38 (4.67%) Lync
7 29 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 26 (3.19%) CMS
9 24 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (2.70%) IIS
11 17 (2.09%) Umbraco
11 17 (2.09%) Office Communications Server
12 14 (1.72%) SAS
13 10 (1.23%) Apache
14 9 (1.11%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.98%) Node.js
16 7 (0.86%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
18 3 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 351 (43.12%) MS Excel
2 208 (25.55%) MS Office
3 35 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.72%) PowerPivot
6 11 (1.35%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.98%) MS Project
8 4 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.49%) Solid Edge
9 3 (0.37%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.49%) Summit
4 3 (0.37%) MFGPRO
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (10.20%) Office 365
2 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.74%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.61%) SaaS
7 2 (0.25%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.99%) Firewall
2 44 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 42 (5.16%) VoIP
4 38 (4.67%) DNS
5 35 (4.30%) WAN
6 31 (3.81%) SAN
7 30 (3.69%) LAN
8 27 (3.32%) DHCP
9 24 (2.95%) VPN
10 16 (1.97%) Wireless
10 16 (1.97%) Intranet
11 15 (1.84%) iSCSI
12 14 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.23%) SNMP
13 10 (1.23%) VLAN
14 9 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.11%) HTTP
15 8 (0.98%) Network Security
16 7 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (6.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 42 (5.16%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (2.95%) MySQL
11 16 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (1.97%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.60%) SSDT
12 13 (1.60%) MS Access
13 11 (1.35%) Big Data
13 11 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.11%) Mahout
15 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 47 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 42 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.46%) JIRA
4 16 (1.97%) Selenium
5 14 (1.72%) ReSharper
5 14 (1.72%) Moq
6 8 (0.98%) Introscope
6 8 (0.98%) NUnit
6 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.74%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.61%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.25%) Subversion
10 2 (0.25%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.12%) MSI
11 1 (0.12%) T4 Templates
11 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 163 (20.02%) Finance
2 58 (7.13%) Retail
3 54 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.18%) Marketing
5 27 (3.32%) Law
6 23 (2.83%) Banking
7 12 (1.47%) Automotive
8 9 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.98%) Legal
9 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.49%) Back Office
10 4 (0.49%) Billing
10 4 (0.49%) Local Government
11 3 (0.37%) French Language
11 3 (0.37%) German Language
11 3 (0.37%) Hindi Language
11 3 (0.37%) Publishing
11 3 (0.37%) Games
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 198 (24.32%) Developer
2 166 (20.39%) Analyst
3 62 (7.62%) .NET Developer
4 50 (6.14%) Support Analyst
5 47 (5.77%) Web Developer
6 46 (5.65%) Database Developer
7 43 (5.28%) Support Engineer
8 39 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 38 (4.67%) Technical Author
9 38 (4.67%) Author
10 37 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 36 (4.42%) Consultant
12 35 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (4.05%) IT Support
14 28 (3.44%) Senior Developer
14 28 (3.44%) SQL Developer
15 27 (3.32%) Administrator
16 24 (2.95%) Team Leader
16 24 (2.95%) SQL Database Developer
17 22 (2.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (25.06%) .NET
2 136 (16.71%) ASP.NET
3 93 (11.43%) HTML
4 82 (10.07%) CSS
5 74 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (8.60%) jQuery
7 67 (8.23%) Web Services
8 63 (7.74%) .NET Framework
9 54 (6.63%) WCF
10 49 (6.02%) HTML5
11 44 (5.41%) XML
12 43 (5.28%) LINQ
13 29 (3.56%) Ajax
14 28 (3.44%) CSS3
15 27 (3.32%) Entity Framework
16 24 (2.95%) JSON
17 22 (2.70%) AngularJS
18 19 (2.33%) REST
19 17 (2.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 16 (1.97%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.91%) Blackberry
3 39 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.05%) Client/Server
5 32 (3.93%) Statistics
6 23 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.46%) Replication
8 18 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.09%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.72%) User Experience
11 13 (1.60%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (1.11%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.98%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.98%) Clustering
14 8 (0.98%) e-Health
15 7 (0.86%) EPoS
15 7 (0.86%) Data Integration
15 7 (0.86%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 279 (34.28%) Windows
2 127 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (8.85%) Windows 7
5 36 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (4.42%) Windows 8
6 35 (4.30%) Windows XP
7 32 (3.93%) Linux
8 26 (3.19%) UNIX
9 25 (3.07%) Android
10 13 (1.60%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.23%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.74%) AIX
14 5 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.49%) OS/400
16 2 (0.25%) Solaris
16 2 (0.25%) Debian
16 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (14.86%) ITIL
3 102 (12.53%) MVC
4 67 (8.23%) TDD
5 62 (7.62%) Scrum
5 62 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (6.76%) Change Management
7 52 (6.39%) Mentoring
7 52 (6.39%) SDLC
8 43 (5.28%) OO
9 39 (4.79%) CRM
10 36 (4.42%) Migration
11 35 (4.30%) Project Management
12 34 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (4.05%) Incident Management
14 31 (3.81%) OOD
14 31 (3.81%) Coaching
14 31 (3.81%) Software Licensing
15 30 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 276 (33.91%) SQL
2 145 (17.81%) C#
3 110 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 102 (12.53%) T-SQL
5 27 (3.32%) VB.NET
5 27 (3.32%) Java
6 26 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.70%) Ruby
8 17 (2.09%) VBScript
9 16 (1.97%) PHP
10 14 (1.72%) VB
11 13 (1.60%) Python
12 11 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (1.11%) R
14 6 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.61%) C
15 5 (0.61%) X++
16 3 (0.37%) C++
16 3 (0.37%) Perl
17 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 148 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (12.41%) Degree
3 70 (8.60%) MCSE
4 64 (7.86%) Security Cleared
5 62 (7.62%) MCP
6 45 (5.53%) MCITP
7 44 (5.41%) ISEB
8 38 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 29 (3.56%) MCSA
10 28 (3.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 23 (2.83%) MCTS
11 23 (2.83%) DV Cleared
12 19 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (1.72%) CCNA
13 14 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.35%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.23%) CCNP
16 8 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.61%) SSCP
17 5 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.35%) SLA
2 21 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.47%) QA
4 9 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.98%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.49%) HL7
8 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 152 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 77 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (8.85%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.97%) Forefront TMG
4 16 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (1.72%) NFS
6 9 (1.11%) vSphere
7 8 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.74%) XenApp
8 6 (0.74%) XenServer
9 5 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.25%) Samba
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.47%) SCCM
1 12 (1.47%) SCOM
2 9 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 8 (0.98%) CA Wily
4 7 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.49%) Nagios
6 4 (0.49%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.49%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.25%) WMI
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.12%) Foglight
8 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 118 (14.50%) VMware
2 58 (7.13%) Cisco
3 37 (4.55%) Oracle
3 37 (4.55%) HP
4 27 (3.32%) Citrix
5 26 (3.19%) SAP
6 25 (3.07%) 3PAR
7 22 (2.70%) Computacenter
8 20 (2.46%) EMC
8 20 (2.46%) NetApp
9 18 (2.21%) Brocade
10 16 (1.97%) Google
11 14 (1.72%) Remedy
12 13 (1.60%) Apple
12 13 (1.60%) Symantec
13 12 (1.47%) Hitachi
14 11 (1.35%) Tableau
15 10 (1.23%) IBM
16 8 (0.98%) CA
16 8 (0.98%) NetQoS
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Pension, healthcare, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + fantastic benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 6 days ago