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 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 252 291 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.89% 22.13% 21.83%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 48.42% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 203 235 256
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
648 601 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.99% 45.70% 50.04%
Number of salaries quoted 469 475 559
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 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 229 (44.73%) MS Excel
2 212 (41.41%) Windows
3 181 (35.35%) SQL
4 152 (29.69%) SQL Server
5 116 (22.66%) Active Directory
6 114 (22.27%) ITIL
7 110 (21.48%) .NET
8 108 (21.09%) MS Office
9 84 (16.41%) SharePoint
10 77 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 73 (14.26%) VMware
12 71 (13.87%) C#
13 69 (13.48%) T-SQL
14 65 (12.70%) Finance
15 64 (12.50%) MS Exchange
16 63 (12.30%) Security Cleared
17 59 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
18 53 (10.35%) Windows Server 2012
19 52 (10.16%) ASP.NET
20 51 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
20 51 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
21 50 (9.77%) Windows 7
22 49 (9.57%) SC Cleared
23 48 (9.38%) SLA
24 45 (8.79%) HTML
25 44 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
25 44 (8.59%) Degree
26 43 (8.40%) Change Management
26 43 (8.40%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 84 (16.41%) SharePoint
2 64 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 51 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (5.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (4.69%) IIS
6 24 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (4.30%) Lync
9 12 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 11 (2.15%) Apache
11 9 (1.76%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.56%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.59%) CMS
15 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 229 (44.73%) MS Excel
2 108 (21.09%) MS Office
3 21 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.73%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.78%) MS Project
7 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) MFGPRO
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.20%) Office 365
2 13 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.98%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.08%) Firewall
2 24 (4.69%) SAN
3 18 (3.52%) DNS
4 17 (3.32%) WAN
5 12 (2.34%) DHCP
6 11 (2.15%) Unified Communications
7 9 (1.76%) LAN
7 9 (1.76%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.56%) VPN
8 8 (1.56%) Network Security
9 7 (1.37%) iSCSI
9 7 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (1.17%) NAS
10 6 (1.17%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (0.98%) MPLS
11 5 (0.98%) Intranet
12 4 (0.78%) IPv4
12 4 (0.78%) SSL
12 4 (0.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 35 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 22 (4.30%) MySQL
6 22 (4.30%) SSDT
7 13 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.17%) SAP HANA
12 6 (1.17%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.98%) MS Access
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.59%) OLAP
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (5.27%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.76%) NUnit
3 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.59%) Selenium
5 3 (0.59%) ProC
5 3 (0.59%) Introscope
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.59%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 65 (12.70%) Finance
2 36 (7.03%) Retail
3 29 (5.66%) Marketing
4 22 (4.30%) Banking
5 20 (3.91%) Law
6 7 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.17%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Back Office
8 2 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) Hindi Language
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 132 (25.78%) Analyst
2 101 (19.73%) Developer
3 44 (8.59%) Support Analyst
4 36 (7.03%) Consultant
5 31 (6.05%) Database Developer
5 31 (6.05%) .NET Developer
6 28 (5.47%) Service Analyst
7 24 (4.69%) Team Leader
8 23 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (4.49%) SQL Developer
8 23 (4.49%) SQL Database Developer
9 22 (4.30%) Applications Support
10 21 (4.10%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.32%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
12 16 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (2.93%) Administrator
13 15 (2.93%) Architect
13 15 (2.93%) Data Analyst
13 15 (2.93%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (21.48%) .NET
2 52 (10.16%) ASP.NET
3 45 (8.79%) HTML
4 34 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (5.08%) jQuery
6 25 (4.88%) LINQ
7 24 (4.69%) Web Services
7 24 (4.69%) HTML5
8 23 (4.49%) WCF
9 21 (4.10%) WPF
10 19 (3.71%) XML
11 17 (3.32%) .NET Framework
11 17 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 16 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (2.15%) CSS
14 10 (1.95%) MDX
15 9 (1.76%) WinForms
15 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (1.37%) Middleware
17 6 (1.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 20 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.91%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.54%) Clustering
6 9 (1.76%) Statistics
7 8 (1.56%) User Experience
7 8 (1.56%) Replication
8 7 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.17%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.98%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.59%) FMCG
12 3 (0.59%) e-Health
12 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 212 (41.41%) Windows
2 59 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (10.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (9.77%) Windows 7
5 44 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (6.84%) Linux
7 33 (6.45%) UNIX
8 32 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 21 (4.10%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.34%) Android
11 9 (1.76%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.17%) Windows NT
13 6 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.78%) Debian
15 4 (0.78%) CentOS
16 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.27%) ITIL
2 59 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (8.40%) Change Management
4 41 (8.01%) MVC
5 37 (7.23%) Data Analysis
5 37 (7.23%) Incident Management
6 33 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (6.25%) Time Management
8 31 (6.05%) Scrum
9 29 (5.66%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.66%) Service Delivery
9 29 (5.66%) TDD
10 28 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (5.27%) CRM
11 27 (5.27%) PRINCE2
12 26 (5.08%) OO
13 24 (4.69%) Project Management
14 19 (3.71%) Migration
15 18 (3.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (35.35%) SQL
2 71 (13.87%) C#
3 69 (13.48%) T-SQL
4 38 (7.42%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.27%) PowerShell
6 23 (4.49%) Java
7 17 (3.32%) VB
8 9 (1.76%) PHP
8 9 (1.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (1.37%) C++
10 5 (0.98%) VBA
11 4 (0.78%) C
11 4 (0.78%) VBScript
12 3 (0.59%) VB6
12 3 (0.59%) XAML
12 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (12.30%) Security Cleared
3 49 (9.57%) SC Cleared
4 44 (8.59%) Degree
5 27 (5.27%) MCSE
6 18 (3.52%) ISEB
7 17 (3.32%) MCP
8 15 (2.93%) MCSA
9 13 (2.54%) CCNA
9 13 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.37%) MCSD
12 6 (1.17%) MCITP
13 5 (0.98%) HND
13 5 (0.98%) CCNP
13 5 (0.98%) VCP5
14 4 (0.78%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.38%) SLA
2 12 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 116 (22.66%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.10%) VMware ESX
4 21 (4.10%) XenApp
5 14 (2.73%) vSphere
6 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (1.76%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.37%) XenServer
7 7 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.37%) NFS
8 6 (1.17%) Xen
9 5 (0.98%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.78%) Samba
11 3 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.20%) Firmware
13 1 (0.20%) UAG
13 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (6.05%) SCOM
2 29 (5.66%) SCCM
3 21 (4.10%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 11 (2.15%) WSUS
5 11 (2.15%) BladeLogic
6 10 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 9 (1.76%) Netcool
7 9 (1.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 6 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.17%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (0.98%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.78%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.78%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.78%) WMI
11 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (14.26%) VMware
2 43 (8.40%) Citrix
3 40 (7.81%) Cisco
4 34 (6.64%) HP
5 30 (5.86%) IBM
6 22 (4.30%) Oracle
7 20 (3.91%) Remedy
8 16 (3.13%) SAP
8 16 (3.13%) Intel
9 14 (2.73%) Symantec
9 14 (2.73%) Business Objects
10 13 (2.54%) Tableau
11 12 (2.34%) EMC
12 11 (2.15%) Dell
13 9 (1.76%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.56%) NetApp
14 8 (1.56%) Juniper
14 8 (1.56%) Lotus
14 8 (1.56%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.37%) Brocade
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum plus car allowance + commission + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Pension and BUPA
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60-65k
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home working + 32 Holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £35,000 + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Santander
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago