Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 419 546 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.34% 19.78% 18.16%
As % of the Vendors category 41.73% 43.44% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 330 508 466
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.54% +13.89%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £23,125
90th Percentile £73,750 £55,000 £66,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,004 1,257 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 43.94% 45.53% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 748 975 944
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,650
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £66,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 239 £45,000 +8.43% 52
High Wycombe +2 56 £37,500 -22.28% 23
Marlow +1 34 £70,000 +180.00% 8
Aylesbury +7 14 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Newport Pagnell +5 8 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Amersham +1 6 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Chesham +2 5 £22,500 -31.82% 2
Gerrards Cross -1 4 £45,000 +16.13% 3
Bletchley - 3 - -
Princes Risborough - 1 £37,500 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 134 (31.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (31.74%) Windows
3 111 (26.49%) SQL Server
4 110 (26.25%) SQL
4 110 (26.25%) Microsoft Office
5 108 (25.78%) .NET
6 103 (24.58%) C#
7 83 (19.81%) Active Directory
8 79 (18.85%) Office 365
9 70 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (16.71%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 64 (15.27%) ITIL
12 58 (13.84%) Windows Server
13 56 (13.37%) Microsoft Excel
14 49 (11.69%) Project Management
15 48 (11.46%) Finance
15 48 (11.46%) Degree
16 46 (10.98%) MVC
17 45 (10.74%) CRM
18 44 (10.50%) SharePoint
18 44 (10.50%) MCSE
19 42 (10.02%) HTML
20 41 (9.79%) Scrum
21 40 (9.55%) JavaScript
22 39 (9.31%) ASP.NET
22 39 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 38 (9.07%) T-SQL
24 37 (8.83%) VMware
25 36 (8.59%) Firewall

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (10.50%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.92%) IIS
3 18 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.91%) CMS
7 7 (1.67%) Confluence
8 6 (1.43%) Kentico
9 4 (0.95%) Apache
9 4 (0.95%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.48%) SAS
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 110 (26.25%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (13.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (7.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) HFM
4 2 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 134 (31.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (18.85%) Office 365
3 30 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.25%) SaaS
5 19 (4.53%) IaaS
6 18 (4.30%) PaaS
7 13 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.95%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.72%) G Suite
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.24%) NuGet
12 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.24%) Serverless
12 1 (0.24%) Veeva
12 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.59%) Firewall
2 24 (5.73%) Internet
3 22 (5.25%) DNS
4 19 (4.53%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.82%) MPLS
5 16 (3.82%) VPN
6 15 (3.58%) DHCP
7 14 (3.34%) WAN
8 12 (2.86%) Network Security
8 12 (2.86%) SAN
9 11 (2.63%) VoIP
10 10 (2.39%) VLAN
10 10 (2.39%) Wireless
11 9 (2.15%) LAN
12 8 (1.91%) IPsec
13 7 (1.67%) BGP
13 7 (1.67%) OSPF
14 6 (1.43%) Extranet
14 6 (1.43%) Intranet
14 6 (1.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.86%) MySQL
5 12 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.15%) Power BI
8 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.95%) OLAP
11 3 (0.72%) SSDT
12 2 (0.48%) MS Access
12 2 (0.48%) OLTP
12 2 (0.48%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.34%) JIRA
4 10 (2.39%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.91%) NUnit
6 7 (1.67%) Hudson
6 7 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.43%) MSTest
8 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.72%) Selenium
10 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.48%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.48%) git-flow
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.48%) WiX
12 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (11.46%) Finance
2 20 (4.77%) Marketing
3 16 (3.82%) Advertising
4 15 (3.58%) Retail
5 14 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.10%) Legal
7 7 (1.67%) Automotive
8 6 (1.43%) Banking
8 6 (1.43%) French Language
9 5 (1.19%) Back Office
10 4 (0.95%) Billing
10 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 2 (0.48%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (18.85%) Developer
2 76 (18.14%) Analyst
3 48 (11.46%) Consultant
4 40 (9.55%) C# Developer
5 26 (6.21%) .NET Developer
5 26 (6.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (6.21%) Architect
5 26 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (5.25%) Support Analyst
6 22 (5.25%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (4.30%) Applications Support
8 18 (4.30%) DBA
8 18 (4.30%) IT Analyst
9 17 (4.06%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.06%) SQL DBA
10 15 (3.58%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.58%) Service Analyst
11 14 (3.34%) IT Support
11 14 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (25.78%) .NET
2 42 (10.02%) HTML
3 39 (9.31%) ASP.NET
4 27 (6.44%) CSS
5 26 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (5.73%) .NET Framework
7 22 (5.25%) Web Services
8 21 (5.01%) jQuery
9 20 (4.77%) WCF
10 19 (4.53%) AngularJS
11 18 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (4.30%) XML
12 15 (3.58%) Entity Framework
13 12 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (2.86%) WPF
14 9 (2.15%) HTML5
14 9 (2.15%) REST
14 9 (2.15%) XSLT
15 8 (1.91%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.39%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.39%) Replication
6 9 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.19%) Clustering
9 5 (1.19%) iPhone
10 4 (0.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.95%) EPoS
10 4 (0.95%) Fintech
10 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.95%) PKI
10 4 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (31.74%) Windows
2 58 (13.84%) Windows Server
3 27 (6.44%) Linux
4 21 (5.01%) Android
5 19 (4.53%) Windows 10
5 19 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.95%) AIX
10 4 (0.95%) Solaris
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
1 70 (16.71%) Problem-Solving
2 64 (15.27%) ITIL
3 49 (11.69%) Project Management
4 46 (10.98%) MVC
5 45 (10.74%) CRM
6 41 (9.79%) Scrum
7 35 (8.35%) SDLC
8 34 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 31 (7.40%) E-Commerce
10 30 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 29 (6.92%) High Availability
12 27 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (5.73%) Computer Science
15 23 (5.49%) Customer-Centricity
16 22 (5.25%) Service Delivery
17 21 (5.01%) Change Management
18 20 (4.77%) Test Automation
18 20 (4.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.25%) SQL
2 103 (24.58%) C#
3 40 (9.55%) JavaScript
4 38 (9.07%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.06%) PowerShell
6 16 (3.82%) C
7 12 (2.86%) Delphi
7 12 (2.86%) Java
7 12 (2.86%) Python
8 8 (1.91%) VBA
9 6 (1.43%) VC++
10 5 (1.19%) Perl
10 5 (1.19%) R
11 3 (0.72%) VB
11 3 (0.72%) XPath
12 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.48%) C++
12 2 (0.48%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.24%) COBOL
13 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (11.46%) Degree
3 44 (10.50%) MCSE
4 36 (8.59%) MCSA
5 19 (4.53%) CCA
5 19 (4.53%) CISSP
5 19 (4.53%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (4.30%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (2.86%) CCNA
8 12 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.15%) MCP
11 8 (1.91%) MCITP
11 8 (1.91%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (1.67%) CCNP
13 6 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.95%) CCVP
14 4 (0.95%) CEH
15 3 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.25%) SLA
2 16 (3.82%) QA
3 10 (2.39%) GDPR
4 8 (1.91%) PMO
5 5 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.48%) COSHH
8 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.48%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 83 (19.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.16%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.67%) XenApp
5 6 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.19%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.19%) XenServer
7 2 (0.48%) Docker
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.10%) SCCM
2 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.19%) XenMobile
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.95%) WSUS
5 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (8.83%) VMware
2 26 (6.21%) Citrix
3 19 (4.53%) Sitecore
4 16 (3.82%) SAP
5 10 (2.39%) Cisco
5 10 (2.39%) Oracle
6 9 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.67%) IBM
7 7 (1.67%) Ivanti
8 6 (1.43%) Palo Alto
8 6 (1.43%) Remedy
9 5 (1.19%) Unisys
10 4 (0.95%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.95%) Brocade
10 4 (0.95%) EMC
10 4 (0.95%) HP
10 4 (0.95%) Mitel
10 4 (0.95%) NetApp
10 4 (0.95%) Riverbed
11 3 (0.72%) Tableau