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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 439 551 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.66% 23.90% 22.28%
As % of the Vendors category 41.53% 51.11% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 312 436 422
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,557 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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
1057 1078 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.34% 46.77% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 749 846 858
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -3 252 £35,000 -17.64% 26
High Wycombe -1 64 £45,000 +10.42% 7
Aylesbury -1 28 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Amersham +7 9 £27,250 +25.28% 1
Marlow -2 9 £50,000 +47.05% 3
Newport Pagnell - 5 £35,000 -
Olney - 5 £35,000 -
Buckingham - 3 £55,000 -
Chesham +1 1 £23,500 +32.39%
Beaconsfield -3 1 £21,000 -35.38%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 378 (46.38%) MS Excel
2 311 (38.16%) Windows
3 268 (32.88%) SQL
4 231 (28.34%) SQL Server
5 180 (22.09%) MS Office
6 167 (20.49%) .NET
7 157 (19.26%) ITIL
8 154 (18.90%) Active Directory
9 147 (18.04%) VMware
10 141 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 127 (15.58%) MS Exchange
12 112 (13.74%) Finance
13 110 (13.50%) C#
13 110 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 107 (13.13%) SharePoint
15 96 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 93 (11.41%) Degree
17 89 (10.92%) ASP.NET
18 85 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
19 77 (9.45%) T-SQL
20 76 (9.33%) Firewall
21 75 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
22 74 (9.08%) Exchange Server 2010
23 72 (8.83%) Windows 7
24 71 (8.71%) Citrix
25 69 (8.47%) Cisco
25 69 (8.47%) HTML
25 69 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
26 66 (8.10%) Security Cleared
27 62 (7.61%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 127 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 107 (13.13%) SharePoint
3 74 (9.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 42 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (5.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 34 (4.17%) Lync
8 29 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.19%) IIS
10 21 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
13 12 (1.47%) Apache
14 10 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (1.10%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.98%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.49%) MS Project Server
18 3 (0.37%) CMS
18 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 378 (46.38%) MS Excel
2 180 (22.09%) MS Office
3 36 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.84%) MS Project
6 14 (1.72%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.98%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (0.98%) Solid Edge
8 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.35%) Sage 200
2 11 (1.35%) Sage 50
3 8 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.86%) Summit
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.12%) Line 500
7 1 (0.12%) Primavera
7 1 (0.12%) Maximo
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.12%) Office 365
2 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.61%) SaaS
4 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.33%) Firewall
2 43 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 32 (3.93%) SAN
4 30 (3.68%) DNS
5 27 (3.31%) VoIP
5 27 (3.31%) WAN
6 24 (2.94%) DHCP
7 19 (2.33%) Network Security
7 19 (2.33%) LAN
8 17 (2.09%) NetScaler
8 17 (2.09%) VPN
9 15 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (1.47%) Unified Communications
11 9 (1.10%) iSCSI
12 8 (0.98%) Intranet
12 8 (0.98%) Internet
12 8 (0.98%) Wireless
13 7 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (28.34%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 41 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (3.56%) MySQL
7 25 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.70%) SSDT
9 20 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.72%) MS Access
13 13 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.86%) OLAP
15 7 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
16 6 (0.74%) SAP BW
16 6 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 54 (6.63%) Visual Studio
2 33 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (1.23%) NUnit
4 10 (1.23%) ReSharper
4 10 (1.23%) Moq
5 9 (1.10%) JIRA
6 5 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.37%) Selenium
7 3 (0.37%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.37%) ProC
7 3 (0.37%) MSI
7 3 (0.37%) Introscope
8 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.12%) MSTest
9 1 (0.12%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 112 (13.74%) Finance
2 51 (6.26%) Retail
3 36 (4.42%) Marketing
3 36 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.82%) Banking
5 20 (2.45%) Law
6 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.86%) Automotive
7 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.61%) Electronics
9 4 (0.49%) Legal
9 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.37%) Publishing
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 183 (22.45%) Analyst
2 149 (18.28%) Developer
3 61 (7.48%) Consultant
4 53 (6.50%) Support Analyst
5 46 (5.64%) .NET Developer
6 38 (4.66%) Database Developer
7 32 (3.93%) Service Analyst
8 31 (3.80%) Administrator
9 28 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (3.31%) Architect
10 27 (3.31%) Service Desk Analyst
11 26 (3.19%) Team Leader
12 25 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (2.94%) Applications Support
13 24 (2.94%) Support Engineer
14 23 (2.82%) SQL Developer
14 23 (2.82%) C# Developer
14 23 (2.82%) SQL Database Developer
14 23 (2.82%) Software Developer
15 20 (2.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (20.49%) .NET
2 89 (10.92%) ASP.NET
3 69 (8.47%) HTML
4 47 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (5.52%) jQuery
6 41 (5.03%) WCF
6 41 (5.03%) CSS
7 39 (4.79%) XML
8 37 (4.54%) HTML5
9 36 (4.42%) Web Services
10 35 (4.29%) LINQ
11 34 (4.17%) .NET Framework
12 24 (2.94%) WPF
13 18 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (1.84%) Ajax
16 14 (1.72%) Entity Framework
17 13 (1.60%) JSON
18 11 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
19 10 (1.23%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.66%) Blackberry
3 25 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.09%) Clustering
5 17 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.96%) Statistics
7 15 (1.84%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.60%) User Experience
9 12 (1.47%) Replication
10 11 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.98%) CCTV
11 8 (0.98%) EqualLogic
12 7 (0.86%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.86%) PACS
13 6 (0.74%) EPoS
13 6 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.61%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 311 (38.16%) Windows
2 110 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (8.83%) Windows 7
5 55 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (5.52%) Linux
7 38 (4.66%) UNIX
8 34 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 22 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 16 (1.96%) Android
11 11 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.74%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.74%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.49%) Debian
15 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.49%) CentOS
15 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (19.26%) ITIL
2 85 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (7.61%) MVC
4 48 (5.89%) Change Management
5 47 (5.77%) Scrum
6 43 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (5.15%) CRM
7 42 (5.15%) TDD
8 41 (5.03%) Incident Management
8 41 (5.03%) Migration
8 41 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (4.66%) Mentoring
10 37 (4.54%) Data Analysis
11 35 (4.29%) PRINCE2
11 35 (4.29%) OO
11 35 (4.29%) Project Management
11 35 (4.29%) Test Scripting
11 35 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (4.05%) Software Licensing
12 33 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 268 (32.88%) SQL
2 110 (13.50%) C#
3 77 (9.45%) T-SQL
4 61 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.56%) PowerShell
6 28 (3.44%) Java
7 23 (2.82%) VB
7 23 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 14 (1.72%) VBScript
9 11 (1.35%) Ruby
10 10 (1.23%) C
10 10 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 9 (1.10%) PHP
11 9 (1.10%) C++
12 6 (0.74%) VBA
13 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.37%) XAML
14 3 (0.37%) VB6
15 1 (0.12%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 141 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (11.41%) Degree
3 66 (8.10%) Security Cleared
4 59 (7.24%) MCP
5 52 (6.38%) MCSE
5 52 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 43 (5.28%) ISEB
7 35 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.94%) MCSA
10 20 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (2.33%) VCP5
11 19 (2.33%) CCNA
12 18 (2.21%) MCITP
13 15 (1.84%) CCA
14 14 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.72%) CCEE
14 14 (1.72%) CCAA
15 13 (1.60%) CCIE
16 12 (1.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.48%) SLA
2 24 (2.94%) QA
3 15 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.86%) HL7
5 6 (0.74%) DICOM
6 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.37%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (18.90%) Active Directory
2 96 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (5.89%) Hyper-V
4 39 (4.79%) XenApp
5 28 (3.44%) vSphere
6 24 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 24 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.10%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.86%) XenServer
11 7 (0.86%) NFS
11 7 (0.86%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.74%) Xen
13 4 (0.49%) Samba
14 2 (0.25%) UAG
15 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (4.42%) SCCM
2 33 (4.05%) SCOM
3 22 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.47%) BladeLogic
4 12 (1.47%) WSUS
4 12 (1.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 11 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 10 (1.23%) Netcool
6 10 (1.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 10 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (0.74%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.49%) WMI
9 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.49%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.49%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 147 (18.04%) VMware
2 71 (8.71%) Citrix
3 69 (8.47%) Cisco
4 45 (5.52%) HP
5 38 (4.66%) Oracle
6 31 (3.80%) IBM
7 22 (2.70%) Symantec
8 21 (2.58%) Remedy
9 18 (2.21%) SAP
10 16 (1.96%) Intel
10 16 (1.96%) F5
11 14 (1.72%) Business Objects
11 14 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.60%) Tableau
12 13 (1.60%) Dell
12 13 (1.60%) EMC
13 12 (1.47%) Sage
14 11 (1.35%) 3PAR
15 10 (1.23%) McAfee
15 10 (1.23%) Juniper
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum plus car allowance + commission + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Pension and BUPA
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60-65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Aegis Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Mint Velvet
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago