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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 68 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 22.37% 27.88% 22.53%
As % of the Vendors category 48.57% 51.64% 55.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 39
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £29,900 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £53,000
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
140 122 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 46.05% 53.98% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 69
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 62 (57.94%) MS Excel
2 51 (47.66%) Windows
3 37 (34.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (30.84%) MS Exchange
5 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
6 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
7 26 (24.30%) MCP
8 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (20.56%) MS Office
10 21 (19.63%) ITIL
10 21 (19.63%) Active Directory
11 19 (17.76%) .NET
12 18 (16.82%) VMware
12 18 (16.82%) Visual Studio
13 17 (15.89%) SQL
13 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.95%) MCSE
14 16 (14.95%) Firewall
15 15 (14.02%) Finance
15 15 (14.02%) CSS
15 15 (14.02%) C#
15 15 (14.02%) ISEB
16 14 (13.08%) WCF
16 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
17 13 (12.15%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 33 (30.84%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
4 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.61%) Lync
7 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (57.94%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.56%) MS Office
3 11 (10.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.95%) Firewall
3 9 (8.41%) DNS
3 9 (8.41%) DHCP
4 5 (4.67%) LAN
4 5 (4.67%) WAN
5 4 (3.74%) Intranet
5 4 (3.74%) Telnet
6 2 (1.87%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) SAN
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.93%) 3G
7 1 (0.93%) VLAN
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.80%) MySQL
6 3 (2.80%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.35%) Moq
3 10 (9.35%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.74%) MSI
5 2 (1.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) NUnit
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Electronics
3 2 (1.87%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
3 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (17.76%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Developer
3 13 (12.15%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) Administrator
4 11 (10.28%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Consultant
5 10 (9.35%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Senior Web Developer
6 9 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.48%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.61%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Management Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.67%) Software Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.74%) IT Support
11 4 (3.74%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.76%) .NET
2 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (14.02%) CSS
4 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
4 14 (13.08%) WCF
5 13 (12.15%) XML
6 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (9.35%) LINQ
7 10 (9.35%) jQuery
7 10 (9.35%) JSON
7 10 (9.35%) Ajax
7 10 (9.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 10 (9.35%) Entity Framework
7 10 (9.35%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (5.61%) HTML
9 5 (4.67%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.67%) HTML5
10 4 (3.74%) Web Services
11 3 (2.80%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) PACS
3 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.74%) NHS
6 3 (2.80%) Replication
6 3 (2.80%) Clustering
6 3 (2.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Physics
7 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) AS400
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (47.66%) Windows
2 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.28%) Windows 7
4 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.41%) Linux
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.74%) UNIX
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.87%) OS/400
8 2 (1.87%) AIX
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) ITIL
2 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.15%) Migration
3 13 (12.15%) Scrum
4 11 (10.28%) TDD
4 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (10.28%) Unit Testing
4 11 (10.28%) MVC
5 10 (9.35%) OOD
5 10 (9.35%) Extreme Programming
5 10 (9.35%) Test Scripting
5 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.35%) Software Licensing
6 8 (7.48%) Coaching
7 7 (6.54%) Software Asset Management
7 7 (6.54%) IT Asset Management
7 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.61%) Project Management
9 5 (4.67%) Test Management
9 5 (4.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) SQL
2 15 (14.02%) C#
3 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.35%) VBScript
4 10 (9.35%) VB.NET
4 10 (9.35%) Ruby
5 6 (5.61%) C
5 6 (5.61%) VB
6 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
7 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (24.30%) MCP
3 16 (14.95%) MCSE
4 15 (14.02%) ISEB
5 10 (9.35%) Degree
6 7 (6.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (6.54%) MCSA
6 7 (6.54%) MCITP
7 6 (5.61%) ISTQB
8 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.67%) MCTS
8 5 (4.67%) CCNA
9 4 (3.74%) CCA
10 3 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.80%) CCEE
10 3 (2.80%) CCAA
10 3 (2.80%) VCP5
11 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
2 8 (7.48%) HL7
3 7 (6.54%) DICOM
4 6 (5.61%) QA
System Software
1 21 (19.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.80%) XenApp
5 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.80%) vSphere
6 2 (1.87%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) SCCM
2 4 (3.74%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.87%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) VMware
2 10 (9.35%) Cisco
3 9 (8.41%) Citrix
4 4 (3.74%) McAfee
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 4 (3.74%) Nintex
5 3 (2.80%) Laserfiche
6 2 (1.87%) HP
6 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.93%) Dell
7 1 (0.93%) EMC
7 1 (0.93%) NetScout
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