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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 262 243 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.56% 23.30% 17.64%
As % of the Vendors category 48.79% 45.00% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 198 206 184
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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
537 540 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.29% 51.77% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 395 417 387
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 210 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 192 (40.34%) Windows
3 167 (35.08%) SQL
4 151 (31.72%) SQL Server
5 123 (25.84%) .NET
6 119 (25.00%) MS Office
7 97 (20.38%) ITIL
8 96 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 92 (19.33%) C#
10 90 (18.91%) Active Directory
11 69 (14.50%) Degree
12 66 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (13.45%) T-SQL
14 62 (13.03%) Finance
15 61 (12.82%) SharePoint
16 60 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 58 (12.18%) Windows 7
18 57 (11.97%) ASP.NET
19 53 (11.13%) SLA
20 51 (10.71%) Windows XP
20 51 (10.71%) JavaScript
21 50 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
22 49 (10.29%) HTML
23 44 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
24 43 (9.03%) MVC
25 41 (8.61%) MS Exchange
25 41 (8.61%) Computer Science
26 39 (8.19%) IBM
27 38 (7.98%) PRINCE2
27 38 (7.98%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 61 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 41 (8.61%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (3.99%) IIS
6 16 (3.36%) Lync
7 15 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.89%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.05%) Apache
15 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
18 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 210 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 119 (25.00%) MS Office
3 12 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.89%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.63%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.42%) Summit
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.99%) Office 365
2 12 (2.52%) SaaS
3 6 (1.26%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.09%) Firewall
2 23 (4.83%) SAN
3 17 (3.57%) LAN
4 16 (3.36%) WAN
5 10 (2.10%) VPN
5 10 (2.10%) Internet
6 9 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.89%) DNS
7 7 (1.47%) HTTP
7 7 (1.47%) NAS
8 6 (1.26%) DHCP
9 5 (1.05%) VoIP
9 5 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.84%) ADSL
10 4 (0.84%) SSL
11 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.42%) Wireless
12 2 (0.42%) Broadband
12 2 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (31.72%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (3.78%) SSDT
6 16 (3.36%) MySQL
7 9 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.47%) MS Access
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.21%) OLAP
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 28 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.47%) NUnit
2 7 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.63%) Selenium
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.42%) ProC
4 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 62 (13.03%) Finance
2 32 (6.72%) Retail
3 14 (2.94%) Banking
4 12 (2.52%) Marketing
5 6 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.05%) German Language
6 5 (1.05%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 4 (0.84%) French Language
7 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 132 (27.73%) Analyst
2 111 (23.32%) Developer
3 53 (11.13%) Support Analyst
4 40 (8.40%) .NET Developer
5 35 (7.35%) Software Developer
6 33 (6.93%) Consultant
7 27 (5.67%) SQL Developer
8 26 (5.46%) .NET Software Developer
9 23 (4.83%) Team Leader
9 23 (4.83%) Database Developer
9 23 (4.83%) 1st Line Support
9 23 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
9 23 (4.83%) Service Analyst
10 20 (4.20%) Help Desk Analyst
10 20 (4.20%) SQL Database Developer
11 19 (3.99%) C# Developer
12 18 (3.78%) Project Manager
13 17 (3.57%) DBA
13 17 (3.57%) SQL DBA
14 16 (3.36%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (25.84%) .NET
2 57 (11.97%) ASP.NET
3 49 (10.29%) HTML
4 38 (7.98%) HTML5
5 31 (6.51%) jQuery
6 27 (5.67%) WPF
6 27 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (5.25%) CSS
8 23 (4.83%) LINQ
9 18 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 18 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (3.57%) Web Services
11 16 (3.36%) WinForms
12 13 (2.73%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.31%) CSS3
14 9 (1.89%) Ajax
15 8 (1.68%) XML
16 7 (1.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 6 (1.26%) XHTML
17 6 (1.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.61%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.94%) Clustering
3 14 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.89%) Replication
6 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.47%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.26%) E-Learning
9 5 (1.05%) EPoS
9 5 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.05%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.05%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.84%) PKI
10 4 (0.84%) Life Science
11 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.63%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 192 (40.34%) Windows
2 60 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (12.18%) Windows 7
4 51 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 44 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (7.77%) UNIX
6 37 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (6.93%) Linux
8 18 (3.78%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.52%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.26%) Android
11 6 (1.26%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.26%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.21%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.21%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.38%) ITIL
2 66 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (9.03%) MVC
4 38 (7.98%) PRINCE2
5 33 (6.93%) Incident Management
6 32 (6.72%) Project Management
7 31 (6.51%) Migration
8 30 (6.30%) OO
9 29 (6.09%) Scrum
9 29 (6.09%) Time Management
10 28 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (5.67%) Change Management
11 27 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (5.46%) TDD
13 24 (5.04%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.83%) CRM
15 22 (4.62%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.62%) Data Analysis
16 19 (3.99%) OOD
17 18 (3.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 167 (35.08%) SQL
2 92 (19.33%) C#
3 64 (13.45%) T-SQL
4 51 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 16 (3.36%) Java
7 15 (3.15%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.31%) VB
9 7 (1.47%) C
9 7 (1.47%) PHP
10 5 (1.05%) C++
11 4 (0.84%) VBScript
12 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.63%) VBA
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 96 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (14.50%) Degree
3 36 (7.56%) Security Cleared
4 35 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.83%) ISEB
6 20 (4.20%) MCSE
7 10 (2.10%) MCITP
8 9 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.89%) HND
8 9 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.68%) MCP
9 8 (1.68%) CCNA
10 7 (1.47%) MCTS
11 6 (1.26%) CBAP
11 6 (1.26%) CCNP
11 6 (1.26%) MCSA
12 5 (1.05%) MCSD
13 3 (0.63%) NCDA
13 3 (0.63%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.13%) SLA
2 7 (1.47%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (18.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.83%) Hyper-V
3 22 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.73%) XenApp
5 9 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (1.05%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.84%) UAG
9 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.42%) XenServer
11 2 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (6.72%) SCOM
2 26 (5.46%) Tivoli
3 23 (4.83%) SCCM
4 16 (3.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 16 (3.36%) Netcool
4 16 (3.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 10 (2.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 9 (1.89%) BladeLogic
7 8 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.47%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.05%) WSUS
10 4 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.84%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.63%) SCSM
11 3 (0.63%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 39 (8.19%) IBM
2 36 (7.56%) VMware
3 32 (6.72%) Citrix
4 30 (6.30%) Cisco
5 26 (5.46%) Remedy
6 21 (4.41%) Oracle
7 17 (3.57%) HP
8 10 (2.10%) Symantec
9 9 (1.89%) Dell
9 9 (1.89%) Lotus
10 8 (1.68%) NetApp
10 8 (1.68%) Tableau
11 6 (1.26%) Google
12 5 (1.05%) McAfee
12 5 (1.05%) Intel
13 4 (0.84%) EMC
13 4 (0.84%) Cognos
13 4 (0.84%) Websense
13 4 (0.84%) Computacenter
13 4 (0.84%) WatchGuard
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: Yesterday
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Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £6k Car allowance (Pro Rata)
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
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