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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 263 244 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.63% 23.57% 21.49%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 44.20% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 203 199 229
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,800 £23,339
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
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
526 552 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.25% 53.33% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 379 425 427
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,408 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 218 (45.99%) MS Excel
2 207 (43.67%) Windows
3 158 (33.33%) SQL
4 129 (27.22%) SQL Server
5 115 (24.26%) ITIL
6 113 (23.84%) .NET
7 109 (23.00%) Active Directory
8 108 (22.78%) MS Office
9 83 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 75 (15.82%) C#
11 72 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (12.87%) Windows 7
13 57 (12.03%) Finance
14 55 (11.60%) SharePoint
15 53 (11.18%) Degree
16 52 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
17 51 (10.76%) MS Exchange
17 51 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 51 (10.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 51 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (10.55%) VMware
19 48 (10.13%) SLA
20 47 (9.92%) Citrix
20 47 (9.92%) T-SQL
21 44 (9.28%) Windows XP
22 43 (9.07%) Security Cleared
23 42 (8.86%) SC Cleared
23 42 (8.86%) ASP.NET
23 42 (8.86%) IBM
24 41 (8.65%) UNIX

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (11.60%) SharePoint
2 51 (10.76%) MS Exchange
3 34 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (4.22%) Lync
9 17 (3.59%) IIS
10 13 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (2.32%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (1.05%) Apache
17 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
18 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
19 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 218 (45.99%) MS Excel
2 108 (22.78%) MS Office
3 12 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.64%) Office 365
2 10 (2.11%) SaaS
3 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.27%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.54%) Firewall
2 21 (4.43%) SAN
3 20 (4.22%) WAN
4 16 (3.38%) LAN
5 10 (2.11%) Unified Communications
5 10 (2.11%) DNS
6 9 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.69%) VPN
8 7 (1.48%) DHCP
8 7 (1.48%) HTTP
8 7 (1.48%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (1.27%) NAS
9 6 (1.27%) SSL
9 6 (1.27%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.05%) Internet
11 4 (0.84%) MPLS
11 4 (0.84%) VoIP
12 3 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.63%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.06%) MySQL
4 19 (4.01%) SSDT
5 18 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.27%) MS Access
10 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.21%) OLAP
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 22 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.05%) NUnit
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.42%) Selenium
5 2 (0.42%) ProC
6 1 (0.21%) MSTest
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (12.03%) Finance
2 38 (8.02%) Retail
3 20 (4.22%) Banking
4 15 (3.16%) Marketing
5 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.05%) German Language
7 5 (1.05%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.84%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.84%) French Language
8 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
8 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 141 (29.75%) Analyst
2 97 (20.46%) Developer
3 47 (9.92%) Support Analyst
4 42 (8.86%) Consultant
5 32 (6.75%) Service Analyst
5 32 (6.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 31 (6.54%) .NET Developer
7 30 (6.33%) Team Leader
8 27 (5.70%) SQL Developer
8 27 (5.70%) Software Developer
9 24 (5.06%) Database Developer
10 21 (4.43%) SQL Database Developer
11 19 (4.01%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 18 (3.80%) Help Desk Analyst
13 17 (3.59%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 17 (3.59%) Monitoring Specialist
14 16 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
15 15 (3.16%) Business Analyst
15 15 (3.16%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (23.84%) .NET
2 42 (8.86%) ASP.NET
3 41 (8.65%) HTML
4 27 (5.70%) HTML5
5 23 (4.85%) WPF
6 22 (4.64%) jQuery
7 20 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (4.01%) LINQ
9 16 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (2.95%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.95%) CSS
12 11 (2.32%) WinForms
13 10 (2.11%) Web Services
14 9 (1.90%) WCF
15 8 (1.69%) XML
16 7 (1.48%) CSS3
16 7 (1.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 6 (1.27%) EDI
18 5 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.74%) Clustering
6 7 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.27%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.05%) Replication
8 5 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.84%) PKI
9 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.63%) EPoS
11 2 (0.42%) FMCG
11 2 (0.42%) iPhone
11 2 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 207 (43.67%) Windows
2 72 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (12.87%) Windows 7
4 51 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (10.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (9.28%) Windows XP
6 41 (8.65%) UNIX
7 36 (7.59%) Linux
8 15 (3.16%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.32%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.27%) Android
10 6 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.27%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.27%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Fedora
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (24.26%) ITIL
2 52 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (8.65%) Incident Management
4 36 (7.59%) Time Management
5 33 (6.96%) Data Analysis
5 33 (6.96%) PRINCE2
5 33 (6.96%) MVC
6 32 (6.75%) Migration
7 30 (6.33%) Change Management
7 30 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (5.91%) Mentoring
9 26 (5.49%) CRM
9 26 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (5.27%) Scrum
11 24 (5.06%) Project Management
12 23 (4.85%) OO
13 21 (4.43%) Service Delivery
13 21 (4.43%) TDD
14 16 (3.38%) OOD
15 15 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 158 (33.33%) SQL
2 75 (15.82%) C#
3 47 (9.92%) T-SQL
4 36 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.70%) PowerShell
6 18 (3.80%) VB
7 15 (3.16%) Java
8 11 (2.32%) PHP
9 9 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.05%) C
10 5 (1.05%) VBScript
10 5 (1.05%) C++
11 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.63%) VBA
12 2 (0.42%) VB6
12 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 83 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (11.18%) Degree
3 43 (9.07%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.01%) ISEB
5 19 (4.01%) MCSE
6 13 (2.74%) MCP
6 13 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.32%) MCSA
8 10 (2.11%) CCNA
8 10 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.48%) CCNP
10 5 (1.05%) VCP5
10 5 (1.05%) MCSD
10 5 (1.05%) HND
10 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.84%) CBAP
12 3 (0.63%) AAT
12 3 (0.63%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.13%) SLA
2 6 (1.27%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (23.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.49%) XenApp
2 26 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.27%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.01%) VMware ESX
5 13 (2.74%) vSphere
6 11 (2.32%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (1.69%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.05%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.05%) Xen
10 4 (0.84%) XenServer
10 4 (0.84%) UAG
10 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.21%) Samba
12 1 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (7.59%) SCOM
2 29 (6.12%) Tivoli
3 27 (5.70%) SCCM
4 17 (3.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 17 (3.59%) Netcool
4 17 (3.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 12 (2.53%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 10 (2.11%) BladeLogic
7 8 (1.69%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.69%) WSUS
7 8 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.84%) SCSM
10 4 (0.84%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.63%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (10.55%) VMware
2 47 (9.92%) Citrix
3 42 (8.86%) IBM
4 30 (6.33%) Cisco
5 25 (5.27%) Remedy
6 22 (4.64%) HP
7 16 (3.38%) Symantec
8 15 (3.16%) Intel
9 14 (2.95%) Oracle
10 12 (2.53%) Dell
11 11 (2.32%) Lotus
12 8 (1.69%) Google
12 8 (1.69%) Tableau
13 4 (0.84%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.84%) Juniper
13 4 (0.84%) NetApp
13 4 (0.84%) Websense
14 3 (0.63%) Nintex
14 3 (0.63%) SAP
14 3 (0.63%) Avaya
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ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
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
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + training, life insurance, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses + more
Posted: 5 days ago
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Gonnadoo
Posted: 6 days ago
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TSYS
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 26 Days Holiday etc.
Posted: 9 days ago
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HMGCC
Salary: From £17,385 to £19,715 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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HMGCC
Salary: From £21,280 to £24,131 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Market related
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
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