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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 220 171 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.56% 17.72% 21.73%
As % of the Vendors category 43.31% 38.17% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 175 145 171
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,000 £52,500
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
508 448 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.16% 46.42% 49.51%
Number of salaries quoted 378 383 356
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 207 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 204 (40.32%) MS Excel
3 187 (36.96%) Windows
4 177 (34.98%) SQL
5 159 (31.42%) .NET
6 128 (25.30%) C#
7 120 (23.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 107 (21.15%) MS Office
9 95 (18.77%) Degree
10 86 (17.00%) Active Directory
10 86 (17.00%) MS Exchange
11 85 (16.80%) ASP.NET
12 84 (16.60%) SharePoint
13 75 (14.82%) T-SQL
14 72 (14.23%) PRINCE2
15 69 (13.64%) ITIL
16 66 (13.04%) Finance
17 63 (12.45%) VMware
18 62 (12.25%) HTML
18 62 (12.25%) Computer Science
19 61 (12.06%) JavaScript
20 56 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
21 52 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
22 51 (10.08%) Security Cleared
23 50 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 48 (9.49%) WPF
25 47 (9.29%) Lync
26 46 (9.09%) MVC
26 46 (9.09%) Project Management
27 45 (8.89%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 86 (17.00%) MS Exchange
2 84 (16.60%) SharePoint
3 47 (9.29%) Lync
4 44 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 37 (7.31%) IIS
7 33 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (2.96%) Office Communications Server
9 15 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2000
11 13 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.79%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.59%) CMS
16 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 204 (40.32%) MS Excel
2 107 (21.15%) MS Office
3 30 (5.93%) MS Project
4 28 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.38%) Summit
2 5 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.79%) GoldMine
3 4 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.53%) Office 365
2 17 (3.36%) SaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.74%) Firewall
2 20 (3.95%) VoIP
3 17 (3.36%) DNS
4 16 (3.16%) Internet
5 14 (2.77%) LAN
6 13 (2.57%) WAN
7 12 (2.37%) DHCP
7 12 (2.37%) SAN
8 10 (1.98%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.58%) VPN
10 5 (0.99%) HTTP
11 4 (0.79%) ADSL
11 4 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.79%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.59%) VLAN
12 3 (0.59%) NAS
13 1 (0.20%) Network Security
13 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.58%) MS Access
8 6 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.79%) SSDT
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.40%) OLAP
12 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (8.30%) Visual Studio
2 30 (5.93%) NUnit
3 14 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.19%) Selenium
5 5 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.59%) Subversion
6 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.40%) Maven
7 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.40%) Ant
7 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.20%) MSTest
General
1 66 (13.04%) Finance
2 19 (3.75%) Marketing
3 13 (2.57%) Retail
4 11 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.58%) Legal
6 6 (1.19%) Banking
7 5 (0.99%) Back Office
8 4 (0.79%) Publishing
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 107 (21.15%) Developer
2 90 (17.79%) Analyst
3 56 (11.07%) .NET Developer
4 44 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 43 (8.50%) Consultant
6 41 (8.10%) Team Leader
7 38 (7.51%) Support Analyst
8 36 (7.11%) Project Manager
9 29 (5.73%) DBA
9 29 (5.73%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (5.14%) SQL DBA
11 24 (4.74%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.55%) Architect
13 22 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.75%) .NET Team Leader
15 17 (3.36%) SQL Server DBA
15 17 (3.36%) Development Team Leader
16 16 (3.16%) Applications Support
17 15 (2.96%) Support Engineer
17 15 (2.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (31.42%) .NET
2 85 (16.80%) ASP.NET
3 62 (12.25%) HTML
4 48 (9.49%) WPF
5 38 (7.51%) WCF
5 38 (7.51%) CSS
6 35 (6.92%) jQuery
6 35 (6.92%) HTML5
7 29 (5.73%) Web Services
8 28 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (4.55%) LINQ
10 22 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 19 (3.75%) XML
12 16 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 16 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (2.96%) WinForms
14 14 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (2.37%) XHTML
16 11 (2.17%) CSS3
17 10 (1.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.25%) Computer Science
2 31 (6.13%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.75%) Clustering
4 14 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.57%) Blog
6 12 (2.37%) E-Learning
7 11 (2.17%) Life Science
8 10 (1.98%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.19%) Replication
11 5 (0.99%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.99%) EPoS
12 3 (0.59%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.59%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.40%) PMI
14 1 (0.20%) Copywriting
14 1 (0.20%) GIS
14 1 (0.20%) CESG
14 1 (0.20%) Economics
14 1 (0.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 187 (36.96%) Windows
2 42 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 42 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (4.94%) Windows XP
4 24 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.17%) Linux
7 8 (1.58%) UNIX
7 8 (1.58%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.19%) Windows Vista
8 6 (1.19%) Android
8 6 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.59%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.59%) SUSE
9 3 (0.59%) Debian
9 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.40%) AIX
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.23%) PRINCE2
2 69 (13.64%) ITIL
3 52 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (9.09%) Project Management
4 46 (9.09%) MVC
5 42 (8.30%) OO
6 31 (6.13%) TDD
7 28 (5.53%) Scrum
8 26 (5.14%) Unit Testing
9 25 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (3.95%) Waterfall
12 19 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (3.75%) PRINCE
12 19 (3.75%) CRM
13 18 (3.56%) Workflow
14 16 (3.16%) OOD
14 16 (3.16%) Refactoring
15 15 (2.96%) Web Development
15 15 (2.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 177 (34.98%) SQL
2 128 (25.30%) C#
3 75 (14.82%) T-SQL
4 61 (12.06%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.14%) VB.NET
6 23 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.78%) Java
8 7 (1.38%) C
8 7 (1.38%) VB
9 4 (0.79%) VBScript
10 3 (0.59%) PHP
10 3 (0.59%) Python
11 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.40%) C++
12 1 (0.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 120 (23.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (18.77%) Degree
3 51 (10.08%) Security Cleared
4 45 (8.89%) MCSE
5 40 (7.91%) SC Cleared
6 35 (6.92%) MCP
7 34 (6.72%) ISEB
8 24 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (4.35%) MCITP
10 19 (3.75%) MCAD
10 19 (3.75%) MCSD
11 15 (2.96%) MCTS
12 12 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (2.17%) CBAP
14 10 (1.98%) APMP
15 9 (1.78%) ISTQB
16 8 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (1.38%) MCSA
17 7 (1.38%) CCNA
18 6 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.93%) SLA
2 5 (0.99%) QA
2 5 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (17.00%) Active Directory
2 56 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.93%) XenApp
5 20 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 18 (3.56%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.98%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (1.78%) UAG
9 9 (1.78%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.78%) vSphere
10 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.19%) XenServer
12 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.79%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.20%) vCloud
15 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (2.96%) SCCM
2 9 (1.78%) SCOM
3 5 (0.99%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.99%) SCDPM
3 5 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.59%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.59%) SCSM
5 3 (0.59%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.59%) MOM
5 3 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 63 (12.45%) VMware
2 42 (8.30%) Citrix
3 28 (5.53%) Cisco
4 23 (4.55%) HP
5 21 (4.15%) Oracle
6 18 (3.56%) Symantec
7 14 (2.77%) NetApp
8 12 (2.37%) Dell
9 11 (2.17%) IBM
9 11 (2.17%) Computacenter
10 10 (1.98%) EMC
10 10 (1.98%) Remedy
11 9 (1.78%) McAfee
11 9 (1.78%) SAP
12 5 (0.99%) Sun
12 5 (0.99%) Websense
13 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.79%) Lotus
13 4 (0.79%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.79%) Sage
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Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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