The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 214 177 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.19% 19.07% 19.75%
As % of the Vendors category 44.12% 39.95% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 169 146 146
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
485 443 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.75% 47.74% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 349 373 326
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

1 210 (46.36%) MS Excel
2 187 (41.28%) SQL Server
3 167 (36.87%) SQL
3 167 (36.87%) Windows
4 147 (32.45%) .NET
5 115 (25.39%) C#
5 115 (25.39%) MS Office
6 112 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 91 (20.09%) Degree
9 83 (18.32%) Active Directory
10 76 (16.78%) T-SQL
11 74 (16.34%) ASP.NET
12 72 (15.89%) SharePoint
13 69 (15.23%) MS Exchange
14 65 (14.35%) PRINCE2
15 63 (13.91%) ITIL
15 63 (13.91%) Finance
16 62 (13.69%) Computer Science
17 59 (13.02%) JavaScript
17 59 (13.02%) HTML
18 52 (11.48%) VMware
19 46 (10.15%) Project Management
20 44 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 44 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 43 (9.49%) WPF
22 41 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
22 41 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
23 40 (8.83%) MVC
24 39 (8.61%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 72 (15.89%) SharePoint
2 69 (15.23%) MS Exchange
3 37 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.51%) Lync
5 32 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (6.62%) IIS
7 28 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2000
13 10 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (1.32%) Tomcat
15 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.66%) CMS
18 2 (0.44%) Apache
19 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 210 (46.36%) MS Excel
2 115 (25.39%) MS Office
3 27 (5.96%) MS Project
4 23 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.10%) Summit
3 4 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.88%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.42%) SaaS
2 18 (3.97%) Office 365
3 6 (1.32%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.64%) Firewall
2 16 (3.53%) DNS
3 15 (3.31%) Internet
4 14 (3.09%) VoIP
5 12 (2.65%) LAN
6 11 (2.43%) WAN
6 11 (2.43%) DHCP
7 9 (1.99%) SAN
8 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.55%) VPN
9 6 (1.32%) HTTP
10 4 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.88%) ADSL
10 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.66%) VLAN
12 2 (0.44%) NAS
13 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPT
13 1 (0.22%) Network Security
13 1 (0.22%) SMTP
13 1 (0.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (5.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.77%) MS Access
9 7 (1.55%) SSDT
10 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.10%) MySQL
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.44%) OLAP
15 1 (0.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (8.61%) Visual Studio
2 26 (5.74%) NUnit
3 14 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.32%) Selenium
5 3 (0.66%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.66%) Subversion
5 3 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.22%) MSTest
General
1 63 (13.91%) Finance
2 14 (3.09%) Marketing
3 12 (2.65%) Retail
4 11 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (2.21%) Legal
6 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.66%) Back Office
7 3 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 104 (22.96%) Developer
2 94 (20.75%) Analyst
3 48 (10.60%) .NET Developer
4 43 (9.49%) Support Analyst
5 42 (9.27%) Software Developer
6 39 (8.61%) Consultant
7 37 (8.17%) Team Leader
8 34 (7.51%) Project Manager
9 30 (6.62%) .NET Software Developer
10 25 (5.52%) DBA
11 23 (5.08%) SQL DBA
12 21 (4.64%) .NET Team Leader
13 18 (3.97%) Development Team Leader
13 18 (3.97%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (3.75%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.75%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.75%) SQL Developer
15 16 (3.53%) SQL Server DBA
16 15 (3.31%) C# Developer
16 15 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (32.45%) .NET
2 74 (16.34%) ASP.NET
3 59 (13.02%) HTML
4 43 (9.49%) WPF
5 37 (8.17%) HTML5
6 36 (7.95%) CSS
7 35 (7.73%) jQuery
8 29 (6.40%) WCF
9 26 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (5.08%) Web Services
11 21 (4.64%) LINQ
12 17 (3.75%) WinForms
12 17 (3.75%) XML
12 17 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (2.87%) CSS3
13 13 (2.87%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.43%) XHTML
15 10 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (1.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.69%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.31%) Clustering
4 15 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.65%) E-Learning
6 11 (2.43%) Life Science
7 9 (1.99%) Blog
8 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.10%) EPoS
9 5 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.10%) Replication
10 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.66%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.22%) iPhone
12 1 (0.22%) PMI
12 1 (0.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 167 (36.87%) Windows
2 41 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 41 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (7.51%) Windows XP
4 33 (7.28%) Windows 7
5 27 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.09%) Linux
7 11 (2.43%) UNIX
8 10 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.32%) Android
9 6 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.66%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.66%) SUSE
10 3 (0.66%) Debian
10 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.44%) AIX
11 2 (0.44%) Solaris
11 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (14.35%) PRINCE2
3 63 (13.91%) ITIL
4 46 (10.15%) Project Management
5 40 (8.83%) MVC
6 37 (8.17%) Mentoring
7 35 (7.73%) OO
8 32 (7.06%) Scrum
9 31 (6.84%) TDD
10 25 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (5.08%) Unit Testing
12 22 (4.86%) CRM
13 21 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (4.64%) Waterfall
14 20 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (3.97%) Workflow
16 17 (3.75%) OOD
16 17 (3.75%) Refactoring
16 17 (3.75%) Time Management
16 17 (3.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (36.87%) SQL
2 115 (25.39%) C#
3 76 (16.78%) T-SQL
4 59 (13.02%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.86%) PowerShell
6 21 (4.64%) VB.NET
7 9 (1.99%) Java
8 8 (1.77%) C
8 8 (1.77%) VB
9 5 (1.10%) PHP
9 5 (1.10%) VBScript
10 3 (0.66%) Python
11 2 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 100 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (20.09%) Degree
3 38 (8.39%) Security Cleared
4 36 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 32 (7.06%) MCSE
6 30 (6.62%) MCP
7 28 (6.18%) ISEB
8 21 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (3.97%) MCITP
10 16 (3.53%) MCAD
10 16 (3.53%) MCSD
11 15 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (2.43%) CBAP
13 10 (2.21%) APMP
14 9 (1.99%) MCTS
15 7 (1.55%) MCSA
15 7 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (1.32%) CCNA
17 5 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
18 4 (0.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.73%) SLA
2 5 (1.10%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 44 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.51%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.52%) XenApp
5 19 (4.19%) VMware ESX
6 10 (2.21%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.32%) vSphere
8 6 (1.32%) UAG
9 5 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.10%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.88%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.44%) XenServer
13 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.99%) SCCM
2 5 (1.10%) SCOM
2 5 (1.10%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.10%) SCDPM
3 4 (0.88%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.66%) ARCserve
4 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.66%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.66%) SCSM
5 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (11.48%) VMware
2 39 (8.61%) Citrix
3 23 (5.08%) Cisco
4 22 (4.86%) Oracle
5 18 (3.97%) HP
6 15 (3.31%) Symantec
7 13 (2.87%) NetApp
8 10 (2.21%) Remedy
9 9 (1.99%) EMC
9 9 (1.99%) IBM
10 8 (1.77%) Dell
10 8 (1.77%) Computacenter
11 7 (1.55%) McAfee
12 6 (1.32%) Lotus
12 6 (1.32%) Google
13 5 (1.10%) Websense
13 5 (1.10%) SAP
14 4 (0.88%) Cognos
14 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.88%) Sage
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £28000 per annum + onsite parking pension plus more!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £43000 per annum + pen,life,health 35hr week!
Posted: 5 days ago
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FCO Services
Salary: £25,000 per annum + £1,000 Location Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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FCO Services
Salary: £25,200 + £1,000 Location Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
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Posted: 15 days ago