The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 17.05% 23.58% 23.47%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 49.54% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 49
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,950 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Vendors Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 109 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 44.32% 47.60% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 103 90 86
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the High Wycombe region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 47 (58.75%) MS Excel
2 32 (40.00%) Windows
3 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
4 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
5 17 (21.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (20.00%) Firewall
6 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (18.75%) VMware
7 15 (18.75%) .NET
7 15 (18.75%) MS Office
7 15 (18.75%) CRM
7 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (17.50%) Finance
9 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
9 13 (16.25%) ITIL
9 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
13 9 (11.25%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (10.00%) Degree
14 8 (10.00%) Billing
14 8 (10.00%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) Lync
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 47 (58.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.75%) MS Office
3 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.50%) MS Project
5 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
2 16 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) DNS
3 4 (5.00%) LAN
3 4 (5.00%) WAN
3 4 (5.00%) DHCP
4 3 (3.75%) Telnet
5 2 (2.50%) VLAN
5 2 (2.50%) Intranet
5 2 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (1.25%) SAN
6 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.25%) 3G
6 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.25%) Wireless
6 1 (1.25%) Network Security
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (7.50%) QlikView
7 5 (6.25%) MariaDB
7 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.25%) MySQL
7 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.25%) OLAP
10 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) MSI
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.50%) Moq
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.25%) MSTest
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Billing
3 3 (3.75%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Junior
3 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (7.50%) Graduate
5 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) DBA
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Junior Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) .NET
2 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.75%) CSS
3 7 (8.75%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) WCF
4 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (6.25%) HTML5
5 5 (6.25%) REST
5 5 (6.25%) HTML
5 5 (6.25%) LAMP
6 4 (5.00%) Web Services
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.75%) WPF
8 2 (2.50%) LINQ
8 2 (2.50%) jQuery
8 2 (2.50%) JSON
8 2 (2.50%) COM
8 2 (2.50%) Ajax
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) PACS
3 6 (7.50%) Replication
4 5 (6.25%) Clustering
5 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) UNIX
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 15 (18.75%) CRM
3 13 (16.25%) ITIL
4 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.75%) Project Management
6 7 (8.75%) Change Management
7 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Test Management
8 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.25%) ERP
8 5 (6.25%) Migration
8 5 (6.25%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.00%) OO
9 4 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.75%) C
5 2 (2.50%) Ruby
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
5 2 (2.50%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) MCP
3 6 (7.50%) MCSE
3 6 (7.50%) ISEB
3 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.25%) CCNA
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.75%) VCP4
6 3 (3.75%) CCA
6 3 (3.75%) MCITP
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (2.50%) CCEE
7 2 (2.50%) CCAA
7 2 (2.50%) VCP5
7 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.25%) MCTS
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
1 7 (8.75%) HL7
2 6 (7.50%) DICOM
2 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.75%) vSphere
6 2 (2.50%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) VMware
2 8 (10.00%) Cisco
3 7 (8.75%) Citrix
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Nintex
5 3 (3.75%) Laserfiche
5 3 (3.75%) McAfee
5 3 (3.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) EMC
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Symantec
6 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.25%) Veeam
6 1 (1.25%) Kaseya
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