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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 362 456 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.99% 23.34% 24.37%
As % of the Vendors category 43.77% 45.78% 49.95%
Number of salaries quoted 284 362 429
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 £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,370 £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
827 996 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.67% 50.97% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 604 759 834
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,715 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +2 238 £37,500 -7.97% 41
High Wycombe -1 47 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Marlow -2 13 £23,000 -48.88% 3
Aylesbury -10 10 £42,250 +20.71% 3
Amersham +2 6 £57,500 +161.36%
Newport Pagnell - 3 £35,000 -
Olney - 3 £35,000 -
Chesham -2 1 £23,500 -3.09% 2
Buckingham - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 338 (44.01%) MS Excel
2 321 (41.80%) Windows
3 256 (33.33%) SQL
4 213 (27.73%) SQL Server
5 160 (20.83%) .NET
5 160 (20.83%) ITIL
6 157 (20.44%) Active Directory
7 144 (18.75%) MS Office
8 135 (17.58%) VMware
9 130 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 115 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 112 (14.58%) MS Exchange
12 99 (12.89%) Finance
13 95 (12.37%) C#
14 93 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 92 (11.98%) SharePoint
16 87 (11.33%) Citrix
17 86 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
18 81 (10.55%) ASP.NET
18 81 (10.55%) Firewall
19 75 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
20 74 (9.64%) Windows 7
21 72 (9.38%) Cisco
22 71 (9.24%) Degree
23 69 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
24 67 (8.72%) T-SQL
25 64 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
26 63 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
27 61 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
28 57 (7.42%) SLA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 112 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 92 (11.98%) SharePoint
3 61 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 32 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (3.65%) Lync
8 21 (2.73%) IIS
9 15 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (1.56%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.65%) MS Project Server
15 5 (0.65%) Apache
16 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 338 (44.01%) MS Excel
2 144 (18.75%) MS Office
3 29 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 23 (2.99%) MS Project
6 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.52%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.43%) Sage 200
2 11 (1.43%) Sage 50
3 7 (0.91%) Summit
4 5 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.13%) Line 500
6 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.43%) Office 365
2 14 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.91%) SaaS
4 6 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (10.55%) Firewall
2 40 (5.21%) SAN
3 31 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 27 (3.52%) WAN
5 25 (3.26%) DNS
6 22 (2.86%) LAN
6 22 (2.86%) Network Security
6 22 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (2.73%) DHCP
8 16 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (1.95%) NetScaler
10 13 (1.69%) VPN
11 12 (1.56%) Unified Communications
11 12 (1.56%) NAS
12 10 (1.30%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.17%) Wireless
14 8 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (1.04%) VoIP
15 7 (0.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (4.04%) MySQL
8 24 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (2.60%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.21%) SSDT
12 14 (1.82%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (1.43%) QlikView
15 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (1.17%) MS Access
17 7 (0.91%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
18 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
19 5 (0.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (4.56%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.17%) JIRA
4 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.65%) NUnit
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.39%) ProC
7 3 (0.39%) MSI
7 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.26%) Moq
8 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.26%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.13%) Selenium
9 1 (0.13%) Subversion
9 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.13%) MSTest
General
1 99 (12.89%) Finance
2 49 (6.38%) Retail
3 28 (3.65%) Marketing
4 21 (2.73%) Banking
5 16 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.17%) Billing
7 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.91%) Law
8 6 (0.78%) Legal
8 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.65%) German Language
9 5 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.52%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.52%) Electronics
10 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.52%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) Local Government
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 208 (27.08%) Analyst
2 141 (18.36%) Developer
3 64 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 53 (6.90%) Consultant
5 44 (5.73%) Service Analyst
6 42 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 41 (5.34%) .NET Developer
8 40 (5.21%) SQL Developer
9 32 (4.17%) Database Developer
10 29 (3.78%) Team Leader
10 29 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
10 29 (3.78%) Architect
11 26 (3.39%) Project Manager
11 26 (3.39%) Software Developer
11 26 (3.39%) Administrator
12 25 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (2.86%) Graduate
14 21 (2.73%) Support Engineer
15 20 (2.60%) Business Analyst
15 20 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (20.83%) .NET
2 81 (10.55%) ASP.NET
3 55 (7.16%) HTML
4 33 (4.30%) XML
4 33 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (4.17%) HTML5
6 29 (3.78%) .NET Framework
7 26 (3.39%) jQuery
7 26 (3.39%) Web Services
8 23 (2.99%) WCF
8 23 (2.99%) WPF
9 22 (2.86%) LINQ
9 22 (2.86%) CSS
10 18 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 18 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (1.43%) Middleware
13 10 (1.30%) WinForms
14 8 (1.04%) Ajax
14 8 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.26%) Clustering
4 24 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.73%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.30%) Replication
8 9 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.91%) PACS
9 7 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.91%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.65%) PMI
11 5 (0.65%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.52%) PKI
12 4 (0.52%) CCTV
12 4 (0.52%) NHS
12 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 321 (41.80%) Windows
2 115 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (9.64%) Windows 7
5 63 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (6.51%) Linux
7 47 (6.12%) UNIX
8 42 (5.47%) Windows XP
9 20 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.69%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.04%) Android
12 7 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.78%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.78%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.26%) Debian
16 2 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (20.83%) ITIL
2 64 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (7.03%) MVC
4 53 (6.90%) CRM
5 48 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 47 (6.12%) Change Management
6 47 (6.12%) Migration
7 45 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (5.60%) Incident Management
9 42 (5.47%) Test Scripting
10 39 (5.08%) Project Management
11 36 (4.69%) Data Analysis
12 35 (4.56%) Scrum
13 34 (4.43%) Time Management
14 32 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (4.04%) Mentoring
16 30 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (3.65%) Service Delivery
18 27 (3.52%) OO
19 25 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 256 (33.33%) SQL
2 95 (12.37%) C#
3 67 (8.72%) T-SQL
4 42 (5.47%) JavaScript
5 26 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 24 (3.13%) Java
7 22 (2.86%) VB
8 17 (2.21%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.56%) C
10 11 (1.43%) PHP
10 11 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.30%) C++
12 9 (1.17%) VBScript
13 5 (0.65%) VBA
14 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.39%) XAML
14 3 (0.39%) VB6
15 2 (0.26%) Ruby
15 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 130 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (9.24%) Degree
3 56 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 49 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 40 (5.21%) MCSE
6 36 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (3.52%) MCP
9 24 (3.13%) ISEB
10 21 (2.73%) MCSA
11 20 (2.60%) CCA
12 19 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (2.47%) CCNA
13 18 (2.34%) VCP5
14 17 (2.21%) CCIE
15 16 (2.08%) CCSE
16 14 (1.82%) VCP4
17 13 (1.69%) CCEE
17 13 (1.69%) CCAA
18 11 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.42%) SLA
2 22 (2.86%) QA
3 12 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.91%) HL7
5 6 (0.78%) DICOM
6 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 157 (20.44%) Active Directory
2 93 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 44 (5.73%) XenApp
5 26 (3.39%) XenDesktop
5 26 (3.39%) vSphere
6 22 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (1.17%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.78%) Xen
11 5 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.65%) XenServer
12 4 (0.52%) Firmware
13 3 (0.39%) UAG
14 2 (0.26%) Samba
14 2 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (5.21%) SCOM
2 35 (4.56%) SCCM
3 29 (3.78%) Tivoli
4 17 (2.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 17 (2.21%) Netcool
4 17 (2.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 13 (1.69%) BladeLogic
6 12 (1.56%) WSUS
6 12 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 12 (1.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 10 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.17%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (0.91%) Foglight
10 7 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.78%) SCSM
12 4 (0.52%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.52%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 135 (17.58%) VMware
2 87 (11.33%) Citrix
3 72 (9.38%) Cisco
4 45 (5.86%) HP
5 43 (5.60%) IBM
6 30 (3.91%) Oracle
7 25 (3.26%) Remedy
8 21 (2.73%) Dell
8 21 (2.73%) F5
9 19 (2.47%) CheckPoint
9 19 (2.47%) Symantec
10 16 (2.08%) Intel
11 12 (1.56%) Sage
11 12 (1.56%) Lotus
12 9 (1.17%) SAP
12 9 (1.17%) Nintex
13 8 (1.04%) Tableau
13 8 (1.04%) McAfee
13 8 (1.04%) AppSense
14 7 (0.91%) Laserfiche
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £420000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + training, life insurance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays UK - IMS evolve
Salary: Competitive salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago