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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 52 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 18.01% 20.97% 23.18%
As % of the Vendors category 34.03% 35.37% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 47
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £22,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
144 147 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 52.94% 59.27% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 126 115 109
Average salary £44,500 £50,000 £39,246
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +27.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (54.31%) MS Excel
2 58 (50.00%) Windows
3 36 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (30.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (29.31%) Active Directory
6 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
7 29 (25.00%) MS Office
8 27 (23.28%) Finance
9 26 (22.41%) Windows 7
9 26 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
11 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (19.83%) .NET
12 23 (19.83%) ITIL
12 23 (19.83%) MCP
12 23 (19.83%) Migration
13 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET
13 22 (18.97%) C#
14 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
16 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
17 18 (15.52%) VMware
17 18 (15.52%) TDD
18 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
18 17 (14.66%) SQL
18 17 (14.66%) MCSE
18 17 (14.66%) SDLC
19 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
19 16 (13.79%) Scrum
20 15 (12.93%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 26 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
6 10 (8.62%) Lync
7 8 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.86%) CMS
10 1 (0.86%) IIS
10 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (54.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (25.00%) MS Office
3 10 (8.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) DNS
2 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.34%) DHCP
4 8 (6.90%) Firewall
5 5 (4.31%) LAN
6 4 (3.45%) WAN
6 4 (3.45%) SNMP
6 4 (3.45%) Intranet
7 2 (1.72%) VLAN
7 2 (1.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.86%) SAN
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.86%) Internet
8 1 (0.86%) Telnet
8 1 (0.86%) Wireless
8 1 (0.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
2 15 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (12.07%) Moq
3 14 (12.07%) ReSharper
4 13 (11.21%) JIRA
5 6 (5.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.86%) MSI
6 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Law
3 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Automotive
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.97%) Developer
2 17 (14.66%) Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Web Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Senior Web Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Test Manager
6 11 (9.48%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) IT Support
9 6 (5.17%) Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.31%) Management Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) SharePoint Administrator
10 5 (4.31%) Software Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.83%) .NET
2 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
4 15 (12.93%) JSON
4 15 (12.93%) XML
4 15 (12.93%) Ajax
4 15 (12.93%) CSS
4 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (12.07%) WCF
5 14 (12.07%) LINQ
5 14 (12.07%) jQuery
5 14 (12.07%) Entity Framework
5 14 (12.07%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 14 (12.07%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (5.17%) Application Packaging
7 5 (4.31%) REST
8 4 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.59%) HTML
10 2 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.59%) Physics
4 3 (2.59%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.72%) PACS
6 1 (0.86%) Social Network
6 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.00%) Windows
2 36 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.41%) Windows 7
4 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.62%) Linux
7 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.17%) UNIX
9 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.45%) OS/400
10 4 (3.45%) AIX
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.86%) Android
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.83%) ITIL
2 23 (19.83%) Migration
3 18 (15.52%) TDD
4 17 (14.66%) SDLC
5 16 (13.79%) Scrum
6 15 (12.93%) MVC
6 15 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (12.07%) Extreme Programming
7 14 (12.07%) OOD
7 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.07%) Test Management
8 13 (11.21%) Test Scripting
8 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 12 (10.34%) System Testing
10 10 (8.62%) Coaching
11 9 (7.76%) Software Licensing
11 9 (7.76%) Data Migration
12 7 (6.03%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.97%) C#
2 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.66%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) VBScript
4 14 (12.07%) VB.NET
4 14 (12.07%) Ruby
5 10 (8.62%) VB
6 4 (3.45%) PHP
6 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.45%) Python
6 4 (3.45%) C
6 4 (3.45%) Scala
7 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (30.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (19.83%) MCP
3 17 (14.66%) MCSE
4 11 (9.48%) MCITP
5 9 (7.76%) MCTS
5 9 (7.76%) ISEB
6 7 (6.03%) MCSA
6 7 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.31%) Degree
8 4 (3.45%) CCA
9 3 (2.59%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.72%) CCNA
10 2 (1.72%) CCEE
10 2 (1.72%) CCAA
10 2 (1.72%) VCP5
11 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) SLA
2 6 (5.17%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) HL7
3 1 (0.86%) DICOM
System Software
1 34 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.76%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.72%) vSphere
6 2 (1.72%) XenApp
6 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) SCCM
2 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.59%) Nagios
4 2 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) VMware
2 14 (12.07%) Cisco
3 7 (6.03%) Citrix
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle
5 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.59%) Apple
6 3 (2.59%) NetScout
7 2 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (0.86%) McAfee
8 1 (0.86%) Planview
8 1 (0.86%) Laserfiche
8 1 (0.86%) Google
8 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.86%) Nintex
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