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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 235 256 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.92% 22.48% 24.65%
As % of the Vendors category 47.67% 43.39% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 187 206 234
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,245 £28,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
493 590 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.99% 51.80% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 344 452 450
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 224 (46.19%) Windows
2 210 (43.30%) MS Excel
3 154 (31.75%) SQL
4 123 (25.36%) SQL Server
5 122 (25.15%) Active Directory
6 118 (24.33%) ITIL
7 100 (20.62%) .NET
8 98 (20.21%) MS Office
9 83 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 70 (14.43%) C#
11 68 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (13.40%) SharePoint
13 63 (12.99%) Windows 7
14 62 (12.78%) VMware
15 60 (12.37%) MS Exchange
16 58 (11.96%) Security Cleared
17 52 (10.72%) Finance
17 52 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
18 51 (10.52%) Windows Server 2012
18 51 (10.52%) T-SQL
19 49 (10.10%) Citrix
19 49 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
19 49 (10.10%) SC Cleared
20 47 (9.69%) Degree
21 45 (9.28%) SLA
22 44 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
23 43 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2010
24 42 (8.66%) ASP.NET
25 41 (8.45%) IBM
25 41 (8.45%) Incident Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 65 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 60 (12.37%) MS Exchange
3 43 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (4.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (4.54%) IIS
7 20 (4.12%) Lync
8 12 (2.47%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.03%) Apache
14 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 210 (43.30%) MS Excel
2 98 (20.21%) MS Office
3 14 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.57%) Office 365
2 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.82%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.19%) Firewall
2 24 (4.95%) SAN
3 20 (4.12%) WAN
4 15 (3.09%) LAN
5 14 (2.89%) DNS
6 12 (2.47%) Unified Communications
7 10 (2.06%) DHCP
8 8 (1.65%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.65%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (1.44%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.24%) NAS
10 6 (1.24%) VPN
10 6 (1.24%) SSL
11 5 (1.03%) MPLS
12 4 (0.82%) VoIP
12 4 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.82%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.62%) Network Security
13 3 (0.62%) Wireless
13 3 (0.62%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (4.95%) MySQL
4 23 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.30%) SSDT
8 14 (2.89%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.03%) MS Access
12 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.62%) OLAP
13 2 (0.41%) QlikView
13 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 24 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.03%) NUnit
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.62%) ProC
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 52 (10.72%) Finance
2 38 (7.84%) Retail
3 23 (4.74%) Marketing
4 21 (4.33%) Banking
5 9 (1.86%) Law
6 7 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.03%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.03%) German Language
7 5 (1.03%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.82%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.82%) French Language
8 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 157 (32.37%) Analyst
2 86 (17.73%) Developer
3 54 (11.13%) Support Analyst
4 41 (8.45%) Consultant
5 40 (8.25%) Service Analyst
6 37 (7.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 27 (5.57%) Team Leader
8 24 (4.95%) Database Developer
8 24 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 23 (4.74%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.33%) SQL Developer
11 20 (4.12%) SQL Database Developer
12 18 (3.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 17 (3.51%) Monitoring Specialist
13 17 (3.51%) Data Analyst
14 16 (3.30%) C# Developer
14 16 (3.30%) Help Desk Analyst
15 15 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
15 15 (3.09%) Administrator
15 15 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.62%) .NET
2 42 (8.66%) ASP.NET
3 39 (8.04%) HTML
4 29 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (4.74%) jQuery
6 21 (4.33%) WPF
6 21 (4.33%) HTML5
7 20 (4.12%) LINQ
8 16 (3.30%) WCF
8 16 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (3.09%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.27%) Web Services
10 11 (2.27%) XML
11 9 (1.86%) WinForms
12 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (1.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 7 (1.44%) CSS
14 5 (1.03%) Ajax
15 4 (0.82%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.89%) Clustering
6 9 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.24%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) PKI
10 4 (0.82%) Replication
11 2 (0.41%) Blog
11 2 (0.41%) FMCG
11 2 (0.41%) iPhone
11 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.21%) User Experience
12 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 224 (46.19%) Windows
2 68 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (12.99%) Windows 7
4 51 (10.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (8.25%) UNIX
7 37 (7.63%) Linux
8 36 (7.42%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.68%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.24%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.24%) Windows NT
13 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.82%) Android
15 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.41%) Debian
16 2 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (24.33%) ITIL
2 44 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (8.45%) Incident Management
4 39 (8.04%) MVC
5 34 (7.01%) Data Analysis
6 32 (6.60%) Time Management
7 31 (6.39%) Change Management
7 31 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (6.19%) Migration
9 29 (5.98%) PRINCE2
10 24 (4.95%) CRM
11 23 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (4.74%) Mentoring
12 22 (4.54%) Scrum
13 21 (4.33%) TDD
14 19 (3.92%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.92%) OO
15 16 (3.30%) OOD
15 16 (3.30%) Project Management
16 15 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 154 (31.75%) SQL
2 70 (14.43%) C#
3 51 (10.52%) T-SQL
4 34 (7.01%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.54%) PowerShell
6 19 (3.92%) VB
7 13 (2.68%) Java
8 10 (2.06%) PHP
9 7 (1.44%) C
9 7 (1.44%) C++
10 5 (1.03%) VBScript
11 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.82%) VBA
12 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.62%) XAML
12 3 (0.62%) VB6
13 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 49 (10.10%) SC Cleared
4 47 (9.69%) Degree
5 20 (4.12%) MCSE
6 17 (3.51%) ISEB
7 15 (3.09%) MCP
8 12 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.47%) MCSA
8 12 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.47%) CCNA
9 7 (1.44%) VCP4
9 7 (1.44%) MCSD
10 6 (1.24%) HND
10 6 (1.24%) CCNP
11 5 (1.03%) MCDST
11 5 (1.03%) VCP5
12 4 (0.82%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.62%) CBAP
14 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.28%) SLA
2 10 (2.06%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 122 (25.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.39%) Hyper-V
3 29 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (5.36%) XenApp
5 20 (4.12%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.47%) vSphere
7 9 (1.86%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.86%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.24%) Xen
9 5 (1.03%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.03%) XenServer
9 5 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.62%) UAG
12 2 (0.41%) NFS
12 2 (0.41%) Samba
13 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (7.84%) SCOM
2 31 (6.39%) SCCM
3 29 (5.98%) Tivoli
4 17 (3.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 17 (3.51%) Netcool
4 17 (3.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 13 (2.68%) BladeLogic
6 12 (2.47%) WSUS
6 12 (2.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 10 (2.06%) SCVMM
7 10 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.24%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.82%) SCSM
11 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.82%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 62 (12.78%) VMware
2 49 (10.10%) Citrix
3 41 (8.45%) IBM
4 38 (7.84%) Cisco
5 27 (5.57%) HP
6 25 (5.15%) Remedy
7 16 (3.30%) Symantec
7 16 (3.30%) Intel
8 15 (3.09%) Oracle
9 12 (2.47%) Dell
9 12 (2.47%) Lotus
10 8 (1.65%) Tableau
11 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.03%) Juniper
12 5 (1.03%) McAfee
13 4 (0.82%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.82%) SAP
14 3 (0.62%) EMC
14 3 (0.62%) Avaya
14 3 (0.62%) 3PAR
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60-65k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses + MORE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
White Clarke Group
Salary: £40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £46000 per annum + parking, health, 26 hol, pen,life
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Klarion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Parking pension 26 day hol, BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago