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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 264 236 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.37% 19.27% 18.46%
As % of the Vendors category 35.34% 45.12% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 218 192 218
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
747 523 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.14% 42.69% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 601 423 497
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 195 (39.80%) MS Excel
2 187 (38.16%) Windows
3 178 (36.33%) SQL
4 149 (30.41%) SQL Server
5 113 (23.06%) .NET
6 109 (22.24%) MS Office
7 96 (19.59%) Active Directory
8 94 (19.18%) ITIL
9 90 (18.37%) SharePoint
10 83 (16.94%) T-SQL
11 72 (14.69%) Security Cleared
12 70 (14.29%) VMware
13 69 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 67 (13.67%) Finance
15 63 (12.86%) C#
15 63 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (12.04%) ASP.NET
16 59 (12.04%) MS Exchange
17 56 (11.43%) Office 365
18 50 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
18 50 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
19 49 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (9.59%) Cisco
21 46 (9.39%) SLA
22 45 (9.18%) MVC
22 45 (9.18%) SC Cleared
23 44 (8.98%) HTML
24 41 (8.37%) Change Management
24 41 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 41 (8.37%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 90 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 59 (12.04%) MS Exchange
3 50 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (3.88%) Lync
8 17 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (3.27%) IIS
10 13 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.84%) Apache
12 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.43%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.02%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.61%) SAS
15 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.61%) CMS
16 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 195 (39.80%) MS Excel
2 109 (22.24%) MS Office
3 18 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.06%) PowerPivot
5 9 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.43%) InfoPath
7 5 (1.02%) MS Project
8 3 (0.61%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.43%) Office 365
2 14 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.22%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.02%) SaaS
5 4 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.33%) Firewall
2 23 (4.69%) SAN
3 17 (3.47%) WAN
4 16 (3.27%) DNS
5 14 (2.86%) VPN
6 12 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (2.45%) iSCSI
7 11 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.24%) DHCP
8 9 (1.84%) Unified Communications
8 9 (1.84%) Network Security
9 7 (1.43%) NetScaler
9 7 (1.43%) LAN
9 7 (1.43%) SNMP
10 6 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.02%) Intranet
11 5 (1.02%) OSPF
11 5 (1.02%) BGP
12 4 (0.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 37 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 28 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (3.27%) SSDT
7 16 (3.27%) MySQL
8 14 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.43%) SAP HANA
12 7 (1.43%) SAP BW
13 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.82%) MS Access
15 3 (0.61%) QlikView
15 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.24%) Selenium
4 10 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.43%) NUnit
6 6 (1.22%) Introscope
7 5 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (1.02%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.41%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.20%) ProC
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
General
1 67 (13.67%) Finance
2 29 (5.92%) Law
3 27 (5.51%) Marketing
4 21 (4.29%) Retail
5 16 (3.27%) Banking
6 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.61%) Back Office
7 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 124 (25.31%) Analyst
2 109 (22.24%) Developer
3 43 (8.78%) Support Analyst
4 40 (8.16%) Database Developer
5 31 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 25 (5.10%) SQL Developer
7 25 (5.10%) SQL Database Developer
8 23 (4.69%) Team Leader
8 23 (4.69%) Applications Support
9 22 (4.49%) Service Analyst
9 22 (4.49%) Consultant
10 21 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
11 20 (4.08%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.27%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (3.27%) Microsoft Developer
12 16 (3.27%) .NET Software Developer
13 15 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (3.06%) Architect
13 15 (3.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (23.06%) .NET
2 59 (12.04%) ASP.NET
3 44 (8.98%) HTML
4 41 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (6.94%) Web Services
6 26 (5.31%) jQuery
7 25 (5.10%) LINQ
8 23 (4.69%) XML
9 22 (4.49%) HTML5
10 20 (4.08%) WCF
11 16 (3.27%) WPF
11 16 (3.27%) .NET Framework
11 16 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (3.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (3.06%) CSS
13 14 (2.86%) MDX
14 9 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (1.84%) REST
15 7 (1.43%) WinForms
15 7 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.53%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.92%) Blackberry
4 26 (5.31%) Client/Server
5 18 (3.67%) Statistics
6 17 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.65%) Replication
9 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.63%) User Experience
10 6 (1.22%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.22%) e-Health
11 5 (1.02%) Clustering
11 5 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.82%) FMCG
13 3 (0.61%) Telematics
13 3 (0.61%) iPad
13 3 (0.61%) Kinect
13 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 187 (38.16%) Windows
2 50 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (8.37%) Windows 7
4 35 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (6.12%) Windows XP
6 29 (5.92%) Linux
7 26 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.49%) Windows 8
9 17 (3.47%) Android
10 16 (3.27%) UNIX
11 9 (1.84%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.82%) Debian
13 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.82%) CentOS
13 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.61%) Solaris
15 2 (0.41%) AIX
16 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.18%) ITIL
2 63 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (9.18%) MVC
4 41 (8.37%) Change Management
5 38 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (7.55%) Scrum
7 34 (6.94%) Incident Management
8 31 (6.33%) Mentoring
9 30 (6.12%) Data Analysis
10 29 (5.92%) TDD
10 29 (5.92%) Project Management
11 27 (5.51%) OO
11 27 (5.51%) Time Management
12 24 (4.90%) Service Delivery
13 23 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (4.49%) Risk Management
14 22 (4.49%) CRM
15 21 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (3.88%) SDLC
16 19 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 178 (36.33%) SQL
2 83 (16.94%) T-SQL
3 63 (12.86%) C#
4 35 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 22 (4.49%) Java
7 15 (3.06%) VB
8 13 (2.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (1.43%) PHP
10 5 (1.02%) X++
11 3 (0.61%) VBScript
11 3 (0.61%) C++
11 3 (0.61%) XAML
11 3 (0.61%) VB6
11 3 (0.61%) VBA
12 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.41%) Ruby
12 2 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.20%) COBOL
13 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 69 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (9.18%) SC Cleared
4 30 (6.12%) Degree
5 29 (5.92%) MCSE
6 21 (4.29%) MCP
7 20 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 18 (3.67%) MCSA
8 18 (3.67%) ISEB
9 16 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (3.06%) CCNA
11 12 (2.45%) MCITP
12 10 (2.04%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (1.43%) CCNP
14 7 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.82%) JNCIA
16 3 (0.61%) MCDST
16 3 (0.61%) VCP5
16 3 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.39%) SLA
2 9 (1.84%) QA
3 7 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.41%) HL7
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 96 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.35%) Hyper-V
3 34 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.65%) vSphere
5 12 (2.45%) XenApp
5 12 (2.45%) NFS
6 9 (1.84%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.02%) XenServer
8 4 (0.82%) Xen
8 4 (0.82%) Samba
9 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.20%) Firmware
11 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.65%) SCCM
1 13 (2.65%) SCOM
2 8 (1.63%) WSUS
3 7 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.22%) CA Wily
5 5 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.82%) WMI
6 4 (0.82%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.61%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.41%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (14.29%) VMware
2 47 (9.59%) Cisco
3 37 (7.55%) HP
4 27 (5.51%) Citrix
5 23 (4.69%) Oracle
6 20 (4.08%) SAP
7 18 (3.67%) EMC
7 18 (3.67%) Computacenter
7 18 (3.67%) 3PAR
8 17 (3.47%) NetApp
9 16 (3.27%) Business Objects
10 14 (2.86%) IBM
11 13 (2.65%) Brocade
12 12 (2.45%) Remedy
13 11 (2.24%) Juniper
13 11 (2.24%) Symantec
14 9 (1.84%) Apple
15 8 (1.63%) Hitachi
15 8 (1.63%) Google
15 8 (1.63%) Avaya
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Outsource UK
Salary: DOE + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, £2,000 Bonus, Pension!
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + parking, pen, car allow, life
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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White Clarke Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Elixsoft
Salary: Unspecified (Depending on experience)
Posted: 22 days ago