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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 225 233 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.68% 20.26% 17.76%
As % of the Vendors category 31.69% 45.16% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 182 188 168
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
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
710 516 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.48% 44.87% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 571 402 418
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 182 (38.08%) SQL
2 177 (37.03%) MS Excel
3 167 (34.94%) Windows
4 159 (33.26%) SQL Server
5 121 (25.31%) .NET
6 100 (20.92%) MS Office
7 96 (20.08%) SharePoint
8 95 (19.87%) T-SQL
9 83 (17.36%) Active Directory
10 80 (16.74%) ITIL
11 74 (15.48%) C#
12 73 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (15.06%) Security Cleared
13 72 (15.06%) Finance
14 70 (14.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 69 (14.44%) ASP.NET
16 61 (12.76%) VMware
17 55 (11.51%) MVC
18 52 (10.88%) MS Exchange
18 52 (10.88%) Office 365
19 51 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
20 48 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (10.04%) SLA
21 46 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 45 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 45 (9.41%) Cisco
22 45 (9.41%) HTML
23 44 (9.21%) JavaScript
23 44 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
23 44 (9.21%) SC Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (20.08%) SharePoint
2 52 (10.88%) MS Exchange
3 44 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (7.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (3.77%) IIS
8 16 (3.35%) Lync
9 13 (2.72%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.67%) Apache
12 7 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.84%) SAS
14 4 (0.84%) Node.js
15 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.42%) CMS
16 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 177 (37.03%) MS Excel
2 100 (20.92%) MS Office
3 18 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.14%) PowerPivot
5 12 (2.51%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.46%) InfoPath
7 5 (1.05%) MS Project
8 3 (0.63%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.63%) MFGPRO
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.88%) Office 365
2 12 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.26%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (0.84%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Yammer
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.65%) Firewall
2 25 (5.23%) SAN
3 15 (3.14%) VPN
4 14 (2.93%) DNS
4 14 (2.93%) WAN
5 12 (2.51%) iSCSI
5 12 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.09%) DHCP
7 10 (2.09%) Network Security
8 8 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (1.46%) SNMP
10 6 (1.26%) LAN
10 6 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.05%) Intranet
11 5 (1.05%) OSPF
11 5 (1.05%) BGP
12 4 (0.84%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (0.84%) NX-OS
12 4 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (33.26%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 45 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (7.53%) Relational Database
6 33 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.93%) SSDT
11 10 (2.09%) MySQL
12 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.46%) SAP HANA
13 7 (1.46%) SAP BW
14 5 (1.05%) MS Access
14 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.93%) Selenium
4 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.67%) Introscope
6 7 (1.46%) NUnit
6 7 (1.46%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (0.63%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.42%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.21%) ProC
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 72 (15.06%) Finance
2 33 (6.90%) Law
3 24 (5.02%) Marketing
4 21 (4.39%) Retail
5 13 (2.72%) Banking
6 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.63%) Back Office
7 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.42%) French Language
8 2 (0.42%) German Language
8 2 (0.42%) Hindi Language
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (25.10%) Developer
2 119 (24.90%) Analyst
3 43 (9.00%) Support Analyst
3 43 (9.00%) Database Developer
4 35 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 35 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 25 (5.23%) SQL Developer
6 24 (5.02%) SQL Database Developer
6 24 (5.02%) Software Developer
7 22 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
8 20 (4.18%) Applications Support
9 19 (3.97%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (3.77%) Team Leader
11 16 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 16 (3.35%) Service Analyst
11 16 (3.35%) Consultant
11 16 (3.35%) Microsoft Developer
12 15 (3.14%) Project Manager
12 15 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
13 14 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (25.31%) .NET
2 69 (14.44%) ASP.NET
3 51 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (9.41%) HTML
5 42 (8.79%) Web Services
6 33 (6.90%) jQuery
7 31 (6.49%) LINQ
8 28 (5.86%) HTML5
9 25 (5.23%) WCF
10 22 (4.60%) XML
11 21 (4.39%) .NET Framework
12 20 (4.18%) CSS
12 20 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 15 (3.14%) WPF
15 14 (2.93%) MDX
16 12 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (2.09%) REST
17 10 (2.09%) EDI
18 8 (1.67%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.07%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.07%) Client/Server
2 29 (6.07%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.97%) Statistics
4 16 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.14%) Replication
6 9 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.67%) User Experience
7 8 (1.67%) e-Health
8 5 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.05%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.84%) FMCG
9 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.84%) Clustering
10 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.63%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 167 (34.94%) Windows
2 43 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 26 (5.44%) Windows XP
5 25 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.81%) Linux
7 21 (4.39%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.35%) Android
9 15 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.93%) UNIX
11 9 (1.88%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.67%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.63%) Solaris
13 3 (0.63%) Debian
13 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.63%) CentOS
14 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.42%) AIX
14 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.74%) ITIL
2 73 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (11.51%) MVC
4 44 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (9.00%) Scrum
6 42 (8.79%) Change Management
7 34 (7.11%) TDD
8 32 (6.69%) OO
8 32 (6.69%) Mentoring
9 30 (6.28%) Project Management
10 27 (5.65%) Incident Management
11 23 (4.81%) Service Delivery
11 23 (4.81%) Risk Management
12 22 (4.60%) Data Analysis
12 22 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.60%) SDLC
13 21 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (4.18%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (38.08%) SQL
2 95 (19.87%) T-SQL
3 74 (15.48%) C#
4 44 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.81%) Java
5 23 (4.81%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 8 (1.67%) VB
8 5 (1.05%) C++
8 5 (1.05%) X++
9 4 (0.84%) Ruby
9 4 (0.84%) PHP
10 3 (0.63%) C
10 3 (0.63%) VBA
10 3 (0.63%) VB6
11 2 (0.42%) XAML
11 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.42%) VBScript
11 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 70 (14.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (9.21%) SC Cleared
4 31 (6.49%) Degree
5 29 (6.07%) MCSE
6 21 (4.39%) ISEB
6 21 (4.39%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.77%) MCP
8 16 (3.35%) MCSA
9 14 (2.93%) CCNA
9 14 (2.93%) MCITP
10 11 (2.30%) ISTQB
11 10 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (2.09%) CCNP
12 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.63%) MCDST
13 3 (0.63%) GREM
13 3 (0.63%) CISSP
13 3 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.04%) SLA
2 11 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.88%) QA
3 9 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.63%) HL7
6 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 83 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.74%) Hyper-V
3 30 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.51%) NFS
5 5 (1.05%) vSphere
6 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 3 (0.63%) XenServer
6 3 (0.63%) Samba
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (2.51%) SCOM
2 9 (1.88%) SCCM
3 8 (1.67%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.05%) WSUS
6 4 (0.84%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.63%) WMI
7 3 (0.63%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.21%) Nagios
9 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 61 (12.76%) VMware
2 45 (9.41%) Cisco
3 33 (6.90%) HP
4 25 (5.23%) Oracle
5 21 (4.39%) 3PAR
6 20 (4.18%) SAP
7 19 (3.97%) EMC
7 19 (3.97%) Computacenter
8 18 (3.77%) NetApp
9 15 (3.14%) Citrix
9 15 (3.14%) Brocade
10 12 (2.51%) Remedy
11 10 (2.09%) IBM
12 9 (1.88%) Hitachi
12 9 (1.88%) Apple
13 8 (1.67%) Google
13 8 (1.67%) Juniper
13 8 (1.67%) CA
13 8 (1.67%) Tableau
13 8 (1.67%) NetQoS
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + Shift Allowance + on call + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Uplift, Pension & more
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago