Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 567 597 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.07% 20.95% 18.12%
As % of the Vendors category 46.06% 45.64% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 452 536 482
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03% +16.20%
10th Percentile £23,300 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,475 £60,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% -

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 1,231 1,308 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.92% 45.89% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1,031 991
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +2 270 £42,500 +3.03% 49
High Wycombe 0 91 £37,000 +32.14% 24
Marlow +4 64 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Aylesbury +11 24 £31,000 -27.06% 6
Gerrards Cross 0 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Chesham 0 8 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Amersham -2 8 £38,000 -15.56%
Newport Pagnell +1 4 £30,250 -6.92% 4
Buckingham -5 1 - - 1
Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 188 (33.16%) SQL Server
2 186 (32.80%) Windows
3 179 (31.57%) SQL
4 133 (23.46%) C#
5 129 (22.75%) .NET
6 126 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
7 101 (17.81%) Active Directory
8 94 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
10 90 (15.87%) HTML
11 86 (15.17%) JavaScript
11 86 (15.17%) Office 365
12 83 (14.64%) Windows Server
13 81 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 77 (13.58%) Degree
15 76 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 76 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
16 72 (12.70%) Finance
17 69 (12.17%) ITIL
18 66 (11.64%) SharePoint
18 66 (11.64%) Project Management
19 64 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
20 63 (11.11%) ASP.NET
21 62 (10.93%) CSS
22 58 (10.23%) CRM
23 57 (10.05%) SDLC
24 49 (8.64%) PowerShell
25 48 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
26 46 (8.11%) MS Exchange
26 46 (8.11%) T-SQL

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 66 (11.64%) SharePoint
2 46 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 42 (7.41%) IIS
4 24 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (3.53%) Confluence
6 15 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.94%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.41%) Apache
8 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.06%) WordPress
10 5 (0.88%) nginx
10 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.35%) Hubot
13 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
Applications
1 126 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (5.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (3.88%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.88%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.71%) HFM
6 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 93 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (15.17%) Office 365
3 24 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.53%) SaaS
5 13 (2.29%) PaaS
6 11 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.23%) IaaS
8 5 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.18%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.18%) Serverless
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.70%) Firewall
2 27 (4.76%) Internet
3 23 (4.06%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.70%) DNS
4 21 (3.70%) VPN
5 20 (3.53%) DHCP
6 19 (3.35%) SAN
7 17 (3.00%) LAN
8 16 (2.82%) WAN
9 10 (1.76%) VoIP
10 9 (1.59%) Intranet
10 9 (1.59%) MPLS
11 8 (1.41%) IPsec
12 6 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.06%) Wireless
13 5 (0.88%) PPTP
13 5 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.88%) Skype
13 5 (0.88%) SSL
14 4 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (33.16%) SQL Server
2 81 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (4.23%) MySQL
6 23 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (3.00%) Power BI
9 14 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.94%) SSDT
11 10 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.23%) Redis
13 7 (1.23%) Star Schema
14 6 (1.06%) GIS
14 6 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
15 5 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 24 (4.23%) JIRA
3 18 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 18 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.71%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.35%) GitLab
9 2 (0.35%) Hudson
9 2 (0.35%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.35%) Subversion
9 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.18%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 72 (12.70%) Finance
2 37 (6.53%) Advertising
3 25 (4.41%) Retail
4 23 (4.06%) French Language
5 17 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.47%) Marketing
7 12 (2.12%) German Language
8 10 (1.76%) Legal
8 10 (1.76%) Publishing
9 9 (1.59%) Automotive
10 7 (1.23%) Banking
10 7 (1.23%) Billing
11 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) Law
14 2 (0.35%) Military
14 2 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (19.40%) Analyst
2 90 (15.87%) Developer
3 74 (13.05%) Consultant
4 53 (9.35%) DBA
5 39 (6.88%) SQL DBA
6 38 (6.70%) IT Support
7 37 (6.53%) Support Analyst
8 34 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 33 (5.82%) C# Developer
9 33 (5.82%) IT Analyst
10 27 (4.76%) Administrator
10 27 (4.76%) Junior
11 26 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (4.23%) Implementation Consultant
12 24 (4.23%) Project Manager
13 21 (3.70%) Team Leader
14 20 (3.53%) Support Engineer
15 18 (3.17%) Business Analyst
15 18 (3.17%) Web Developer
16 17 (3.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.75%) .NET
2 90 (15.87%) HTML
3 63 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 62 (10.93%) CSS
5 40 (7.05%) XML
6 39 (6.88%) jQuery
7 31 (5.47%) .NET Framework
8 29 (5.11%) AngularJS
9 27 (4.76%) Web Services
10 23 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (4.06%) WCF
11 22 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (3.00%) Ajax
14 13 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (2.12%) Entity Framework
15 12 (2.12%) Fluent NHibernate
15 12 (2.12%) JSON
16 10 (1.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.94%) Driving Licence
5 24 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.00%) Replication
7 12 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.76%) Clustering
9 9 (1.59%) Fintech
10 6 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.06%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.71%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.71%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.53%) User Experience
13 3 (0.53%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.35%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 186 (32.80%) Windows
2 83 (14.64%) Windows Server
3 40 (7.05%) Linux
4 35 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (4.41%) Windows 7
6 21 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 19 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.76%) Android
10 7 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.06%) Solaris
12 5 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.71%) AIX
13 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.53%) Unix
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
2 76 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (12.17%) ITIL
4 66 (11.64%) Project Management
5 58 (10.23%) CRM
6 57 (10.05%) SDLC
7 41 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (6.70%) Workflow
9 35 (6.17%) Scrum
9 35 (6.17%) Web Development
10 34 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 34 (6.00%) Service Delivery
11 32 (5.64%) Business Analysis
11 32 (5.64%) MVC
12 29 (5.11%) Migration
13 26 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (4.59%) DevOps
13 26 (4.59%) Software Engineering
14 24 (4.23%) High Availability
14 24 (4.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 179 (31.57%) SQL
2 133 (23.46%) C#
3 86 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.64%) PowerShell
5 46 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 36 (6.35%) Java
7 14 (2.47%) C
8 11 (1.94%) C++
8 11 (1.94%) PHP
9 8 (1.41%) Delphi
10 6 (1.06%) Python
11 5 (0.88%) Ruby
11 5 (0.88%) XPath
12 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.53%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.35%) Perl
14 2 (0.35%) VBA
15 1 (0.18%) COBOL
15 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (13.58%) Degree
2 39 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.59%) CISSP
5 20 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.35%) MCP
7 13 (2.29%) MCSE
8 10 (1.76%) CCNA
8 10 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.59%) MCSA
10 8 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.06%) CCNP
12 6 (1.06%) MCITP
12 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (0.88%) MCTS
14 4 (0.71%) CCAA
14 4 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.82%) SLA
2 14 (2.47%) QA
3 7 (1.23%) PMO
4 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.71%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.53%) EFQM
6 3 (0.53%) HL7
7 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) COSHH
8 1 (0.18%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 101 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.41%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.23%) Docker
5 7 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.88%) DFS Replication
6 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.71%) vSphere
7 4 (0.71%) XenApp
8 3 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) HDFS
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
1 14 (2.47%) SCCM
2 10 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.41%) WSUS
4 6 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.88%) Galera Cluster
6 4 (0.71%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.71%) Nessus
6 4 (0.71%) Packer
6 4 (0.71%) Terraform
7 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.35%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.18%) Ansible
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (7.23%) VMware
2 38 (6.70%) Oracle
3 34 (6.00%) Citrix
4 21 (3.70%) SAP
5 12 (2.12%) Cisco
5 12 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.76%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.41%) Capita
7 8 (1.41%) IBM
7 8 (1.41%) NetApp
8 7 (1.23%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.23%) RedGate
8 7 (1.23%) Snow
8 7 (1.23%) WatchGuard
9 6 (1.06%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.06%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.06%) HP
9 6 (1.06%) McAfee
9 6 (1.06%) Unisys
9 6 (1.06%) Veeam