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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 395 532 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.33% 24.74% 24.22%
As % of the Vendors category 41.93% 48.50% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 288 421 423
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
942 1097 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.11% 51.02% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 660 841 836
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 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 30 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 -3 224 £35,000 -17.64% 32
High Wycombe 0 66 £43,000 +5.52% 9
Aylesbury -1 20 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Amersham +6 11 £45,000 +125.00% 1
Marlow -3 8 £23,500 -30.88%
Newport Pagnell - 6 £35,000 - 1
Olney - 6 £35,000 -
Chesham -2 1 £23,500 +23.68%
Beaconsfield -3 1 £21,000 -44.00% 1
Buckingham - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 350 (43.97%) MS Excel
2 320 (40.20%) Windows
3 276 (34.67%) SQL
4 226 (28.39%) SQL Server
5 164 (20.60%) .NET
6 153 (19.22%) MS Office
7 152 (19.10%) ITIL
7 152 (19.10%) Active Directory
8 143 (17.96%) VMware
9 139 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 121 (15.20%) MS Exchange
11 112 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 106 (13.32%) Finance
13 101 (12.69%) C#
14 99 (12.44%) SharePoint
15 95 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 89 (11.18%) ASP.NET
17 86 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
18 85 (10.68%) Firewall
19 79 (9.92%) T-SQL
20 78 (9.80%) Citrix
21 77 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
22 76 (9.55%) Degree
23 73 (9.17%) Cisco
24 71 (8.92%) Windows 7
24 71 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
25 70 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
26 66 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
27 61 (7.66%) HTML
27 61 (7.66%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 121 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 99 (12.44%) SharePoint
3 66 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 32 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (3.64%) Lync
8 22 (2.76%) IIS
9 16 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
12 9 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.13%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.13%) Apache
13 8 (1.01%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.63%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.38%) CMS
15 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 350 (43.97%) MS Excel
2 153 (19.22%) MS Office
3 34 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 19 (2.39%) MS Project
6 7 (0.88%) Solid Edge
7 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.38%) Sage 200
2 11 (1.38%) Sage 50
3 7 (0.88%) Summit
4 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.13%) Line 500
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.40%) Office 365
2 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.68%) Firewall
2 42 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 39 (4.90%) SAN
4 34 (4.27%) DNS
5 28 (3.52%) DHCP
6 27 (3.39%) WAN
7 22 (2.76%) Network Security
7 22 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (2.51%) LAN
9 18 (2.26%) VPN
10 17 (2.14%) NetScaler
11 16 (2.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (2.01%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (1.76%) VoIP
13 12 (1.51%) Unified Communications
14 10 (1.26%) NAS
15 9 (1.13%) iSCSI
16 8 (1.01%) SSL
17 7 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
17 7 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (28.39%) SQL Server
2 77 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (6.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (4.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (4.15%) MySQL
8 25 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.89%) Relational Database
10 22 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (2.26%) SSDT
12 15 (1.88%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.51%) MS Access
14 10 (1.26%) QlikView
15 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (1.01%) OLAP
17 7 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
17 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (5.78%) Visual Studio
2 26 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.13%) JIRA
5 7 (0.88%) ReSharper
5 7 (0.88%) Moq
6 6 (0.75%) NUnit
7 5 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.50%) MSI
9 3 (0.38%) ProC
10 2 (0.25%) Introscope
10 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.13%) Subversion
11 1 (0.13%) MSTest
General
1 106 (13.32%) Finance
2 55 (6.91%) Retail
3 32 (4.02%) Marketing
4 22 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.64%) Banking
6 10 (1.26%) Law
7 8 (1.01%) Billing
8 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.63%) Electronics
9 5 (0.63%) German Language
9 5 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.63%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.50%) French Language
10 4 (0.50%) Automotive
10 4 (0.50%) Legal
11 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 211 (26.51%) Analyst
2 148 (18.59%) Developer
3 66 (8.29%) Support Analyst
4 51 (6.41%) Consultant
5 40 (5.03%) .NET Developer
6 39 (4.90%) Service Analyst
7 36 (4.52%) SQL Developer
8 35 (4.40%) Database Developer
9 34 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 32 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (3.89%) Administrator
12 27 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
13 26 (3.27%) Team Leader
14 24 (3.02%) Software Developer
14 24 (3.02%) Architect
15 23 (2.89%) SQL Database Developer
16 22 (2.76%) Project Manager
17 21 (2.64%) Graduate
17 21 (2.64%) Support Engineer
18 20 (2.51%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (20.60%) .NET
2 89 (11.18%) ASP.NET
3 61 (7.66%) HTML
4 43 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (5.03%) jQuery
6 37 (4.65%) XML
7 33 (4.15%) HTML5
8 32 (4.02%) CSS
8 32 (4.02%) WCF
9 30 (3.77%) .NET Framework
10 28 (3.52%) LINQ
11 25 (3.14%) Web Services
12 21 (2.64%) WPF
13 20 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 16 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (1.51%) Ajax
17 8 (1.01%) WinForms
17 8 (1.01%) Middleware
17 8 (1.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.27%) Blackberry
2 26 (3.27%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.14%) Clustering
4 18 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 15 (1.88%) Mathematics
6 14 (1.76%) Replication
7 10 (1.26%) EqualLogic
8 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.01%) PACS
10 7 (0.88%) CCTV
10 7 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.75%) PKI
11 6 (0.75%) EPoS
12 5 (0.63%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.63%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.63%) User Experience
12 5 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 320 (40.20%) Windows
2 112 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (8.92%) Windows 7
3 71 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (6.53%) Linux
6 44 (5.53%) UNIX
7 37 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 20 (2.51%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.63%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.26%) Android
11 7 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.75%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.50%) CentOS
14 4 (0.50%) Debian
14 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (19.10%) ITIL
2 70 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (7.66%) MVC
4 50 (6.28%) CRM
5 48 (6.03%) Change Management
5 48 (6.03%) Migration
6 47 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (5.40%) Incident Management
8 42 (5.28%) Test Scripting
9 37 (4.65%) Data Analysis
9 37 (4.65%) Project Management
9 37 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 34 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (4.27%) Scrum
11 32 (4.02%) Mentoring
12 31 (3.89%) TDD
12 31 (3.89%) OO
13 29 (3.64%) Time Management
13 29 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (3.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 276 (34.67%) SQL
2 101 (12.69%) C#
3 79 (9.92%) T-SQL
4 52 (6.53%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.64%) Java
6 23 (2.89%) VB
7 22 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 20 (2.51%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.38%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.38%) C
9 11 (1.38%) VBScript
10 10 (1.26%) PHP
11 9 (1.13%) C++
12 7 (0.88%) Ruby
13 5 (0.63%) VBA
13 5 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.38%) XAML
14 3 (0.38%) VB6
15 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 139 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (9.55%) Degree
3 60 (7.54%) Security Cleared
4 48 (6.03%) MCSE
5 47 (5.90%) SC Cleared
6 43 (5.40%) MCP
7 37 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (3.14%) ISEB
10 23 (2.89%) MCSA
11 19 (2.39%) CCNA
12 18 (2.26%) CCA
12 18 (2.26%) VCP5
13 17 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (2.14%) CCIE
14 16 (2.01%) CCSE
14 16 (2.01%) MCITP
15 13 (1.63%) CCEE
15 13 (1.63%) CCAA
16 10 (1.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.29%) SLA
2 22 (2.76%) QA
3 14 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.01%) HL7
5 7 (0.88%) DICOM
6 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.38%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 152 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 95 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 39 (4.90%) XenApp
5 26 (3.27%) vSphere
6 25 (3.14%) XenDesktop
7 23 (2.89%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.13%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.88%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.88%) XenServer
13 6 (0.75%) Xen
14 5 (0.63%) NFS
15 4 (0.50%) Samba
16 2 (0.25%) UAG
17 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (4.52%) SCOM
2 34 (4.27%) SCCM
3 27 (3.39%) Tivoli
4 15 (1.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 15 (1.88%) Netcool
4 15 (1.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 12 (1.51%) BladeLogic
5 12 (1.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 11 (1.38%) WSUS
7 10 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.01%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.88%) Foglight
9 7 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.50%) WMI
11 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.50%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 143 (17.96%) VMware
2 78 (9.80%) Citrix
3 73 (9.17%) Cisco
4 44 (5.53%) HP
5 41 (5.15%) IBM
6 34 (4.27%) Oracle
7 23 (2.89%) Remedy
8 20 (2.51%) F5
9 19 (2.39%) Dell
10 18 (2.26%) CheckPoint
11 16 (2.01%) Symantec
11 16 (2.01%) Intel
12 12 (1.51%) SAP
12 12 (1.51%) Sage
13 11 (1.38%) McAfee
14 9 (1.13%) Lotus
14 9 (1.13%) Nintex
14 9 (1.13%) Tableau
15 8 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.01%) AppSense
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