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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 390 422 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.45% 23.19% 22.18%
As % of the Vendors category 45.24% 47.58% 47.71%
Number of salaries quoted 285 338 406
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
862 887 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.41% 48.74% 46.49%
Number of salaries quoted 632 691 814
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +8.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,408 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 270 £37,500 -6.25% 33
High Wycombe -2 40 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Marlow 0 27 £23,500 -47.77%
Buckingham 0 10 £19,000 -60.00%
Amersham +4 7 £57,500 +161.36%
Iver - 3 £42,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 3 £35,000 -
Chesham -1 2 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Aylesbury -16 2 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Olney - 2 £35,000 -
Gerrards Cross -7 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 346 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 308 (40.90%) Windows
3 247 (32.80%) SQL
4 225 (29.88%) SQL Server
5 172 (22.84%) .NET
6 153 (20.32%) Active Directory
7 152 (20.19%) ITIL
8 151 (20.05%) MS Office
9 136 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 126 (16.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 116 (15.41%) VMware
12 106 (14.08%) C#
13 102 (13.55%) MS Exchange
14 89 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
15 88 (11.69%) Finance
16 85 (11.29%) ASP.NET
16 85 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 82 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 82 (10.89%) Citrix
18 81 (10.76%) SharePoint
19 76 (10.09%) Degree
20 75 (9.96%) Windows 7
21 74 (9.83%) Firewall
22 71 (9.43%) T-SQL
22 71 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
23 68 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
24 65 (8.63%) Cisco
25 63 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
26 61 (8.10%) SLA
27 59 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 102 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 81 (10.76%) SharePoint
3 59 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (4.52%) Lync
7 33 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (2.52%) IIS
10 15 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.46%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.66%) Apache
15 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.53%) MS Project Server
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 346 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 151 (20.05%) MS Office
3 23 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.59%) MS Project
5 11 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.20%) Sage 200
3 9 (1.20%) Sage 50
4 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Line 500
6 1 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.38%) Office 365
2 13 (1.73%) SaaS
3 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.80%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.80%) IaaS
5 2 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.83%) Firewall
2 37 (4.91%) SAN
3 30 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.32%) WAN
5 22 (2.92%) LAN
6 19 (2.52%) DNS
7 18 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (2.26%) Network Security
9 16 (2.12%) DHCP
10 14 (1.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (1.86%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (1.73%) NAS
11 13 (1.73%) NetScaler
12 11 (1.46%) VPN
13 8 (1.06%) Internet
13 8 (1.06%) Wireless
13 8 (1.06%) HTTP
13 8 (1.06%) Unified Communications
13 8 (1.06%) iSCSI
14 7 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (29.88%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (3.98%) MySQL
8 26 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (2.79%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.66%) SSDT
12 16 (2.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (1.59%) QlikView
14 8 (1.06%) MS Access
15 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.66%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (3.72%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.93%) NUnit
4 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.40%) Selenium
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.40%) JIRA
6 2 (0.27%) ProC
6 2 (0.27%) MSI
6 2 (0.27%) MSTest
6 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 88 (11.69%) Finance
2 50 (6.64%) Retail
3 20 (2.66%) Banking
4 19 (2.52%) Marketing
5 15 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.20%) Legal
6 9 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.20%) Billing
7 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.93%) German Language
8 6 (0.80%) French Language
8 6 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 196 (26.03%) Analyst
2 152 (20.19%) Developer
3 73 (9.69%) Support Analyst
4 52 (6.91%) Consultant
5 51 (6.77%) SQL Developer
6 50 (6.64%) .NET Developer
7 34 (4.52%) Database Developer
7 34 (4.52%) Service Analyst
8 33 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 32 (4.25%) Team Leader
10 31 (4.12%) Software Developer
11 28 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 28 (3.72%) Support Engineer
12 27 (3.59%) Architect
13 26 (3.45%) DBA
14 25 (3.32%) Project Manager
15 24 (3.19%) Business Analyst
15 24 (3.19%) Administrator
15 24 (3.19%) Graduate
16 23 (3.05%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (22.84%) .NET
2 85 (11.29%) ASP.NET
3 54 (7.17%) HTML
4 33 (4.38%) HTML5
5 29 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (3.72%) XML
7 26 (3.45%) WPF
8 25 (3.32%) jQuery
9 24 (3.19%) CSS
10 23 (3.05%) .NET Framework
11 21 (2.79%) Web Services
11 21 (2.79%) LINQ
12 18 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (2.12%) WCF
14 14 (1.86%) WinForms
14 14 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (1.59%) Middleware
16 9 (1.20%) REST
16 9 (1.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.32%) Clustering
4 22 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 12 (1.59%) Replication
6 12 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.80%) PACS
8 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.80%) EPoS
8 6 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.66%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.66%) PMI
9 5 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.53%) PKI
10 4 (0.53%) NHS
10 4 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 308 (40.90%) Windows
2 126 (16.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (9.96%) Windows 7
5 63 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (7.17%) Windows XP
7 51 (6.77%) UNIX
8 50 (6.64%) Linux
9 21 (2.79%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.46%) Android
10 11 (1.46%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.80%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.80%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.13%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.13%) OpenSolaris
15 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (20.19%) ITIL
2 71 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (7.17%) CRM
3 54 (7.17%) MVC
4 48 (6.37%) Project Management
5 47 (6.24%) PRINCE2
6 44 (5.84%) Change Management
7 43 (5.71%) Migration
8 42 (5.58%) Incident Management
8 42 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 39 (5.18%) Mentoring
10 37 (4.91%) Scrum
11 36 (4.78%) Time Management
12 34 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 33 (4.38%) Data Analysis
14 31 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (4.12%) OO
15 28 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (3.72%) TDD
16 26 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 247 (32.80%) SQL
2 106 (14.08%) C#
3 71 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 42 (5.58%) JavaScript
5 28 (3.72%) PowerShell
6 27 (3.59%) Java
7 21 (2.79%) VB
8 19 (2.52%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.46%) PHP
10 9 (1.20%) C
11 8 (1.06%) C++
12 6 (0.80%) VBScript
13 5 (0.66%) VBA
14 4 (0.53%) Ruby
14 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.27%) VB6
15 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.13%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 136 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (10.09%) Degree
3 45 (5.98%) MCSE
4 42 (5.58%) Security Cleared
5 41 (5.44%) SC Cleared
6 35 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (3.98%) MCP
8 29 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (3.45%) MCSA
9 26 (3.45%) ISEB
10 20 (2.66%) MCITP
11 19 (2.52%) CCA
11 19 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (2.39%) VCP5
13 15 (1.99%) CCIE
14 14 (1.86%) CCSE
14 14 (1.86%) CCNA
15 13 (1.73%) CCEE
15 13 (1.73%) CCAA
16 9 (1.20%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.10%) SLA
2 13 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.46%) QA
4 6 (0.80%) HL7
5 5 (0.66%) DICOM
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 153 (20.32%) Active Directory
2 85 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.84%) XenApp
4 43 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.72%) XenDesktop
6 27 (3.59%) vSphere
7 21 (2.79%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.20%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.66%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.66%) Firmware
13 5 (0.66%) Xen
14 4 (0.53%) UAG
15 3 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (5.05%) SCOM
2 32 (4.25%) SCCM
3 29 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 17 (2.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 17 (2.26%) Netcool
4 17 (2.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 12 (1.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 11 (1.46%) SCVMM
7 10 (1.33%) BladeLogic
8 7 (0.93%) Foglight
8 7 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.93%) WSUS
9 6 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.80%) SCSM
10 5 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.53%) Windows Intune
11 4 (0.53%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 116 (15.41%) VMware
2 82 (10.89%) Citrix
3 65 (8.63%) Cisco
4 44 (5.84%) IBM
5 38 (5.05%) HP
6 26 (3.45%) Remedy
7 22 (2.92%) Dell
8 21 (2.79%) Oracle
9 17 (2.26%) F5
9 17 (2.26%) Symantec
9 17 (2.26%) CheckPoint
10 15 (1.99%) Intel
11 12 (1.59%) SAP
12 11 (1.46%) Lotus
13 10 (1.33%) Sage
14 8 (1.06%) Google
14 8 (1.06%) AppSense
14 8 (1.06%) Apple
14 8 (1.06%) Tableau
15 7 (0.93%) LANDesk
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TSYS
Posted: 2 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum +Certification Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car and Fuel Card
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 27-30k
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 + Certification Tr
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Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car scheme+fuel card
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Great package
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Salary: £55000.00 - £67500.00 per annum + + pack
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + other benefits
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Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + pension, healthcare, Insurance
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