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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 231 300 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.90% 23.79% 24.18%
As % of the Vendors category 41.18% 46.22% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 178 238 254
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,350
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
561 649 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.91% 51.47% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 379 498 513
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,000 £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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 220 (45.27%) Windows
2 210 (43.21%) MS Excel
3 164 (33.74%) SQL
4 128 (26.34%) SQL Server
5 113 (23.25%) ITIL
5 113 (23.25%) Active Directory
6 97 (19.96%) MS Office
7 96 (19.75%) .NET
8 83 (17.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 70 (14.40%) SharePoint
10 67 (13.79%) VMware
11 66 (13.58%) C#
12 65 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (12.35%) Security Cleared
14 58 (11.93%) T-SQL
14 58 (11.93%) MS Exchange
14 58 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
15 55 (11.32%) Windows 7
16 52 (10.70%) Finance
17 51 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (9.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 47 (9.67%) SC Cleared
19 46 (9.47%) SLA
20 44 (9.05%) Citrix
20 44 (9.05%) ASP.NET
20 44 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (8.64%) Incident Management
21 42 (8.64%) Degree
21 42 (8.64%) MVC
21 42 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 70 (14.40%) SharePoint
2 58 (11.93%) MS Exchange
3 42 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (4.32%) IIS
5 21 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (3.91%) Lync
8 11 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.85%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.85%) Apache
9 9 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.62%) CMS
12 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 210 (43.21%) MS Excel
2 97 (19.96%) MS Office
3 16 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.21%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.76%) Office 365
2 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.00%) Firewall
2 29 (5.97%) SAN
3 22 (4.53%) WAN
4 17 (3.50%) DNS
5 15 (3.09%) LAN
6 11 (2.26%) DHCP
6 11 (2.26%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.26%) Unified Communications
7 9 (1.85%) VPN
7 9 (1.85%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.65%) SSL
9 7 (1.44%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (1.23%) NAS
11 5 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (1.03%) Network Security
11 5 (1.03%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.03%) MPLS
12 4 (0.82%) OSPF
12 4 (0.82%) BGP
12 4 (0.82%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (4.94%) MySQL
6 17 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.29%) SSDT
8 12 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.03%) MS Access
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.62%) OLAP
13 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.41%) QlikView
14 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (4.53%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.03%) NUnit
4 5 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.62%) ProC
7 2 (0.41%) Introscope
7 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (10.70%) Finance
2 38 (7.82%) Retail
3 25 (5.14%) Marketing
4 21 (4.32%) Banking
5 10 (2.06%) Law
6 7 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
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%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (31.48%) Analyst
2 88 (18.11%) Developer
3 53 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 37 (7.61%) Consultant
5 35 (7.20%) Service Analyst
6 30 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 27 (5.56%) Database Developer
8 25 (5.14%) Team Leader
8 25 (5.14%) .NET Developer
9 22 (4.53%) SQL Developer
9 22 (4.53%) SQL Database Developer
10 21 (4.32%) Software Developer
11 18 (3.70%) Applications Support
11 18 (3.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 17 (3.50%) Monitoring Specialist
12 17 (3.50%) Data Analyst
13 16 (3.29%) Administrator
13 16 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (3.29%) .NET Software Developer
14 15 (3.09%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (19.75%) .NET
2 44 (9.05%) ASP.NET
3 40 (8.23%) HTML
4 33 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (5.35%) jQuery
6 21 (4.32%) LINQ
6 21 (4.32%) HTML5
7 18 (3.70%) WPF
8 17 (3.50%) WCF
8 17 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (2.88%) XML
11 13 (2.67%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.47%) Web Services
13 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (1.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 7 (1.44%) WinForms
14 7 (1.44%) CSS
15 6 (1.23%) ADO.NET
16 5 (1.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.29%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.29%) Clustering
4 15 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.06%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.65%) Replication
7 7 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.23%) PKI
9 5 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.62%) FMCG
11 2 (0.41%) Blog
11 2 (0.41%) e-Health
11 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.41%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 220 (45.27%) Windows
2 65 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (11.32%) Windows 7
4 51 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (9.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (8.44%) Linux
6 41 (8.44%) UNIX
7 35 (7.20%) Windows XP
8 17 (3.50%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.47%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.23%) Windows NT
11 6 (1.23%) Android
12 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.82%) Debian
13 4 (0.82%) CentOS
13 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.25%) ITIL
2 44 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (8.64%) MVC
3 42 (8.64%) Incident Management
4 38 (7.82%) Data Analysis
5 33 (6.79%) Change Management
6 31 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (6.17%) Time Management
8 27 (5.56%) Migration
9 25 (5.14%) CRM
10 24 (4.94%) PRINCE2
10 24 (4.94%) OO
11 23 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.53%) TDD
12 22 (4.53%) Service Delivery
13 21 (4.32%) Scrum
14 20 (4.12%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.50%) OOD
16 16 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (33.74%) SQL
2 66 (13.58%) C#
3 58 (11.93%) T-SQL
4 35 (7.20%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.32%) Java
6 19 (3.91%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.70%) VB
8 10 (2.06%) PHP
9 7 (1.44%) C++
10 4 (0.82%) C
10 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.82%) VBScript
10 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.82%) VBA
10 4 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.62%) VB6
11 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.62%) XAML
12 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (17.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 47 (9.67%) SC Cleared
4 42 (8.64%) Degree
5 22 (4.53%) MCSE
6 16 (3.29%) MCP
7 13 (2.67%) ISEB
8 12 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.47%) MCSA
8 12 (2.47%) CCNA
9 11 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.44%) MCSD
11 6 (1.23%) HND
11 6 (1.23%) MCDST
12 5 (1.03%) CCNP
12 5 (1.03%) VCP5
13 4 (0.82%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.41%) MCTS
14 2 (0.41%) MCITP
14 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.47%) 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
1 113 (23.25%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.61%) Hyper-V
3 32 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.32%) XenApp
5 20 (4.12%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.67%) vSphere
7 9 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.44%) XenServer
10 6 (1.23%) Xen
11 5 (1.03%) NFS
11 5 (1.03%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.82%) Samba
12 4 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.41%) UAG
13 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (7.61%) SCOM
2 28 (5.76%) Tivoli
2 28 (5.76%) SCCM
3 16 (3.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 16 (3.29%) Netcool
3 16 (3.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 12 (2.47%) BladeLogic
4 12 (2.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 11 (2.26%) WSUS
6 10 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.65%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (1.23%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.82%) WMI
11 4 (0.82%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 67 (13.79%) VMware
2 44 (9.05%) Citrix
3 40 (8.23%) IBM
4 39 (8.02%) Cisco
5 30 (6.17%) HP
6 24 (4.94%) Remedy
7 18 (3.70%) Oracle
8 16 (3.29%) Intel
9 15 (3.09%) Symantec
10 13 (2.67%) Dell
11 9 (1.85%) Lotus
12 8 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.65%) Tableau
13 7 (1.44%) EMC
13 7 (1.44%) McAfee
14 6 (1.23%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.23%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.03%) NetApp
15 5 (1.03%) Juniper
16 4 (0.82%) SAP
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £neg
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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