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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 225 226 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.51% 20.12% 19.37%
As % of the Vendors category 33.09% 44.66% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 171 178 147
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
680 506 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.89% 45.06% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 531 368 351
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 193 (40.38%) SQL
2 179 (37.45%) SQL Server
3 170 (35.56%) MS Excel
4 156 (32.64%) Windows
5 139 (29.08%) .NET
6 95 (19.87%) MS Office
7 92 (19.25%) T-SQL
7 92 (19.25%) Finance
8 91 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (18.41%) SharePoint
10 86 (17.99%) C#
11 85 (17.78%) ASP.NET
12 84 (17.57%) ITIL
13 78 (16.32%) Active Directory
14 66 (13.81%) MVC
15 64 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 62 (12.97%) Web Services
17 61 (12.76%) Security Cleared
18 57 (11.92%) JavaScript
19 56 (11.72%) HTML
19 56 (11.72%) VMware
20 52 (10.88%) Office 365
21 51 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
22 50 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
22 50 (10.46%) SLA
23 48 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
24 47 (9.83%) Change Management
25 46 (9.62%) TDD
26 44 (9.21%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 88 (18.41%) SharePoint
2 44 (9.21%) MS Exchange
3 37 (7.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 36 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (3.56%) IIS
7 17 (3.56%) Lync
8 15 (3.14%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.30%) CMS
11 10 (2.09%) Umbraco
11 10 (2.09%) SAS
11 10 (2.09%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.88%) Node.js
13 8 (1.67%) Apache
14 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
16 5 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 170 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 95 (19.87%) MS Office
3 18 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.93%) PowerPivot
6 8 (1.67%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.63%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.63%) MS Project
8 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.63%) MFGPRO
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.88%) Office 365
2 10 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.26%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (1.05%) SaaS
6 2 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.86%) Firewall
2 23 (4.81%) SAN
3 18 (3.77%) WAN
4 15 (3.14%) VPN
5 14 (2.93%) iSCSI
5 14 (2.93%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (2.51%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.30%) LAN
8 10 (2.09%) HTTP
8 10 (2.09%) Intranet
9 9 (1.88%) DNS
10 8 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (1.46%) Network Security
12 6 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.26%) SNMP
12 6 (1.26%) DHCP
13 4 (0.84%) Cisco ISE
13 4 (0.84%) NX-OS
13 4 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (37.45%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (8.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 40 (8.37%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (4.18%) MySQL
7 18 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (3.35%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.72%) SSDT
10 12 (2.51%) Big Data
11 10 (2.09%) Mahout
11 10 (2.09%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.67%) MS Access
13 7 (1.46%) SAP BW
13 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.46%) SAP HANA
13 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.14%) Selenium
4 9 (1.88%) NUnit
5 8 (1.67%) Introscope
5 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.05%) Axure RP
7 5 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.42%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 92 (19.25%) Finance
2 32 (6.69%) Retail
3 29 (6.07%) Marketing
4 25 (5.23%) Law
5 20 (4.18%) Banking
6 8 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.84%) Back Office
7 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.63%) Billing
8 3 (0.63%) French Language
8 3 (0.63%) German Language
8 3 (0.63%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (28.66%) Developer
2 105 (21.97%) Analyst
3 46 (9.62%) Database Developer
4 45 (9.41%) .NET Developer
5 35 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (5.44%) SQL Developer
8 24 (5.02%) SQL Database Developer
9 22 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
10 21 (4.39%) Team Leader
11 20 (4.18%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.97%) C# Developer
12 19 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.56%) Web Developer
15 16 (3.35%) .NET Software Developer
16 14 (2.93%) Desktop Support
16 14 (2.93%) Administrator
16 14 (2.93%) Applications Support
16 14 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (29.08%) .NET
2 85 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 62 (12.97%) Web Services
4 56 (11.72%) HTML
5 50 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (9.00%) .NET Framework
7 37 (7.74%) WCF
7 37 (7.74%) CSS
8 34 (7.11%) jQuery
9 32 (6.69%) HTML5
10 30 (6.28%) LINQ
11 29 (6.07%) XML
12 21 (4.39%) AngularJS
13 17 (3.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (3.35%) WPF
15 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (2.93%) Ajax
17 13 (2.72%) Entity Framework
18 12 (2.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.28%) Blackberry
3 28 (5.86%) Client/Server
3 28 (5.86%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.81%) Statistics
5 18 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.77%) Replication
6 12 (2.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.67%) User Experience
9 8 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.67%) e-Health
10 5 (1.05%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.84%) FMCG
11 4 (0.84%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.84%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.63%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 156 (32.64%) Windows
2 51 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (6.28%) Windows 7
4 25 (5.23%) Windows XP
4 25 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (5.02%) Android
6 21 (4.39%) Linux
7 19 (3.97%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.35%) UNIX
9 13 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.09%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.26%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.42%) Debian
13 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.42%) AIX
13 2 (0.42%) Solaris
13 2 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (17.57%) ITIL
3 66 (13.81%) MVC
4 47 (9.83%) Change Management
4 47 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (9.62%) TDD
6 44 (9.21%) Scrum
7 43 (9.00%) OO
8 39 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 32 (6.69%) Project Management
10 28 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (5.23%) Incident Management
11 25 (5.23%) SDLC
12 24 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (4.60%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (4.39%) CRM
14 21 (4.39%) Data Analysis
14 21 (4.39%) Software Engineering
15 20 (4.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 193 (40.38%) SQL
2 92 (19.25%) T-SQL
3 86 (17.99%) C#
4 57 (11.92%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.02%) PowerShell
6 23 (4.81%) Java
7 14 (2.93%) PHP
8 12 (2.51%) Python
9 11 (2.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (2.09%) R
11 8 (1.67%) Ruby
12 5 (1.05%) X++
13 3 (0.63%) VBScript
13 3 (0.63%) VB
13 3 (0.63%) Perl
13 3 (0.63%) C++
14 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.42%) VBA
14 2 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 64 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (12.76%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.74%) Degree
3 37 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 30 (6.28%) MCSE
5 24 (5.02%) ISEB
6 23 (4.81%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.56%) MCP
8 16 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.93%) MCITP
9 14 (2.93%) MCSA
10 11 (2.30%) CCNA
10 11 (2.30%) ISTQB
11 10 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (2.09%) CCNP
12 6 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.05%) SSCP
13 5 (1.05%) CISSP
14 3 (0.63%) MBA
14 3 (0.63%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.46%) SLA
2 13 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.26%) QA
5 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.63%) HL7
7 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (16.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.28%) Hyper-V
3 25 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.93%) NFS
5 5 (1.05%) vSphere
6 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.42%) Samba
6 2 (0.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.09%) SCOM
2 8 (1.67%) CA Wily
3 6 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.84%) HP SIM
4 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.84%) SCCM
5 3 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.42%) WMI
7 1 (0.21%) WSUS
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (11.72%) VMware
2 38 (7.95%) Cisco
3 27 (5.65%) HP
4 24 (5.02%) SAP
5 23 (4.81%) Oracle
6 22 (4.60%) Computacenter
7 21 (4.39%) 3PAR
8 20 (4.18%) EMC
8 20 (4.18%) NetApp
9 18 (3.77%) Brocade
10 14 (2.93%) Remedy
11 12 (2.51%) Hitachi
12 11 (2.30%) Citrix
12 11 (2.30%) Tableau
13 10 (2.09%) IBM
14 9 (1.88%) Apple
15 8 (1.67%) CA
15 8 (1.67%) NetQoS
15 8 (1.67%) Google
16 7 (1.46%) Avaya
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago