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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 241 264 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.71% 21.84% 20.49%
As % of the Vendors category 36.02% 49.35% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 196 216 242
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 £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £52,500 £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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
669 535 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.39% 44.25% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 503 433 551
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 210 (43.57%) MS Excel
2 193 (40.04%) Windows
3 175 (36.31%) SQL
4 151 (31.33%) SQL Server
5 112 (23.24%) .NET
6 105 (21.78%) Active Directory
7 104 (21.58%) MS Office
8 98 (20.33%) ITIL
9 83 (17.22%) SharePoint
10 74 (15.35%) T-SQL
11 72 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 70 (14.52%) VMware
13 67 (13.90%) C#
14 64 (13.28%) Finance
15 63 (13.07%) MS Exchange
16 61 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
17 60 (12.45%) Security Cleared
18 56 (11.62%) ASP.NET
19 51 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
20 49 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 46 (9.54%) Windows 7
21 46 (9.54%) Office 365
21 46 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
22 45 (9.34%) SC Cleared
22 45 (9.34%) HTML
23 43 (8.92%) SLA
24 42 (8.71%) MVC
24 42 (8.71%) Cisco
25 41 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
26 40 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (17.22%) SharePoint
2 63 (13.07%) MS Exchange
3 51 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (6.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (4.36%) Lync
9 17 (3.53%) IIS
10 12 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (2.28%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (2.28%) Apache
12 9 (1.87%) Tomcat
13 7 (1.45%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.62%) CMS
15 2 (0.41%) SAS
15 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 210 (43.57%) MS Excel
2 104 (21.58%) MS Office
3 22 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.11%) PowerPivot
5 8 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.83%) MS Project
7 2 (0.41%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.54%) Office 365
2 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.24%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.64%) Firewall
2 20 (4.15%) SAN
3 16 (3.32%) DNS
4 15 (3.11%) WAN
5 11 (2.28%) Unified Communications
5 11 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.28%) DHCP
6 10 (2.07%) VPN
7 9 (1.87%) NetScaler
7 9 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (1.87%) iSCSI
7 9 (1.87%) Network Security
8 8 (1.66%) LAN
9 5 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (1.04%) Intranet
9 5 (1.04%) MPLS
9 5 (1.04%) OSPF
9 5 (1.04%) BGP
10 4 (0.83%) Wireless
10 4 (0.83%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 34 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (5.60%) Relational Database
7 20 (4.15%) SSDT
7 20 (4.15%) MySQL
8 14 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.45%) SAP HANA
13 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.45%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.62%) QlikView
14 3 (0.62%) MS Access
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (5.39%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.07%) NUnit
4 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.04%) Introscope
6 4 (0.83%) Selenium
7 2 (0.41%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.41%) ProC
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 64 (13.28%) Finance
2 27 (5.60%) Marketing
3 23 (4.77%) Law
3 23 (4.77%) Retail
4 20 (4.15%) Banking
5 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.24%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.62%) Back Office
6 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.21%) Billing
7 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.21%) French Language
7 1 (0.21%) German Language
7 1 (0.21%) Hindi Language
7 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (25.10%) Analyst
2 102 (21.16%) Developer
3 43 (8.92%) Support Analyst
4 33 (6.85%) Database Developer
4 33 (6.85%) .NET Developer
5 31 (6.43%) Consultant
6 27 (5.60%) Service Analyst
7 24 (4.98%) Team Leader
8 23 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (4.56%) SQL Developer
9 22 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 22 (4.56%) SQL Database Developer
9 22 (4.56%) Applications Support
10 21 (4.36%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (3.53%) Architect
12 16 (3.32%) SQL Server Developer
12 16 (3.32%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.11%) C# Developer
14 13 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (23.24%) .NET
2 56 (11.62%) ASP.NET
3 45 (9.34%) HTML
4 37 (7.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (5.81%) Web Services
6 27 (5.60%) LINQ
7 25 (5.19%) jQuery
8 24 (4.98%) WCF
8 24 (4.98%) HTML5
9 20 (4.15%) WPF
10 19 (3.94%) .NET Framework
11 18 (3.73%) XML
11 18 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (2.70%) CSS
14 12 (2.49%) MDX
15 10 (2.07%) WinForms
16 9 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (1.45%) REST
17 7 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.81%) Blackberry
3 23 (4.77%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.90%) Statistics
6 10 (2.07%) Replication
7 8 (1.66%) User Experience
8 7 (1.45%) Clustering
9 6 (1.24%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.04%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.04%) e-Health
11 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.62%) iPad
12 3 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.62%) FMCG
12 3 (0.62%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 193 (40.04%) Windows
2 49 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (9.54%) Windows 7
4 41 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (6.43%) Windows XP
7 29 (6.02%) Linux
8 21 (4.36%) UNIX
8 21 (4.36%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.32%) Android
10 6 (1.24%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.83%) Debian
11 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.83%) CentOS
11 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.62%) Solaris
13 2 (0.41%) AIX
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (20.33%) ITIL
2 61 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (8.71%) MVC
4 36 (7.47%) Change Management
5 35 (7.26%) Scrum
5 35 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (7.26%) Data Analysis
5 35 (7.26%) Incident Management
6 34 (7.05%) TDD
7 32 (6.64%) Time Management
8 29 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (6.02%) Mentoring
9 28 (5.81%) OO
10 26 (5.39%) Project Management
11 25 (5.19%) CRM
11 25 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (4.98%) Service Delivery
13 23 (4.77%) PRINCE2
14 19 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (3.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 175 (36.31%) SQL
2 74 (15.35%) T-SQL
3 67 (13.90%) C#
4 36 (7.47%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.60%) PowerShell
6 23 (4.77%) Java
7 14 (2.90%) VB
8 11 (2.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (1.66%) PHP
10 5 (1.04%) C++
11 3 (0.62%) VBScript
11 3 (0.62%) VBA
11 3 (0.62%) C
11 3 (0.62%) XAML
12 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.41%) X++
12 2 (0.41%) Ruby
12 2 (0.41%) VB6
13 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (12.45%) Security Cleared
3 45 (9.34%) SC Cleared
4 34 (7.05%) Degree
5 25 (5.19%) MCSE
6 19 (3.94%) MCP
7 16 (3.32%) MCSA
8 14 (2.90%) ISEB
9 13 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.49%) CCNA
11 11 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.45%) MCITP
12 7 (1.45%) MCSD
13 5 (1.04%) VCP5
13 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.04%) CCNP
14 4 (0.83%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.62%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.92%) SLA
2 7 (1.45%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 105 (21.78%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.68%) Hyper-V
3 35 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.94%) XenApp
5 16 (3.32%) vSphere
6 15 (3.11%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.87%) NFS
8 6 (1.24%) Xen
8 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.04%) XenServer
10 4 (0.83%) Samba
10 4 (0.83%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.21%) UAG
12 1 (0.21%) Firmware
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (4.56%) SCCM
2 19 (3.94%) SCOM
3 11 (2.28%) Tivoli
4 10 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.87%) WSUS
6 8 (1.66%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 5 (1.04%) CA Wily
7 5 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (1.04%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.83%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.83%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.83%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.83%) WMI
9 3 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (0.62%) Netcool
9 3 (0.62%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 70 (14.52%) VMware
2 42 (8.71%) Cisco
3 35 (7.26%) HP
3 35 (7.26%) Citrix
4 24 (4.98%) Oracle
5 19 (3.94%) IBM
5 19 (3.94%) SAP
6 16 (3.32%) Business Objects
7 15 (3.11%) EMC
8 14 (2.90%) Symantec
9 12 (2.49%) Remedy
9 12 (2.49%) 3PAR
10 11 (2.28%) Juniper
10 11 (2.28%) NetApp
10 11 (2.28%) Intel
11 10 (2.07%) Brocade
12 9 (1.87%) Computacenter
12 9 (1.87%) Dell
12 9 (1.87%) Avaya
13 8 (1.66%) Apple
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £37500 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum depending on qualifications and expe
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + Car allowance, bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home working + 32 Holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago