Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 400 613 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.65% 21.60% 18.99%
As % of the Vendors category 39.72% 45.58% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 327 500 514
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £27,108 £22,725 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,275 £57,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

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 1,007 1,345 1,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.44% 47.39% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 767 993 965
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.27%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +3 262 £45,000 +5.88% 71
High Wycombe -14 18 £47,750 +15.06% 13
Marlow -12 16 £55,000 +69.23% 10
Gerrards Cross 0 12 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Chesham +1 10 £33,000 -17.50%
Newport Pagnell +4 9 £37,000 +13.85%
Bletchley - 9 £17,000 -
Aylesbury -7 5 £51,500 +45.07% 2
Amersham -3 4 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Princes Risborough - 4 £38,750 - 1
Buckingham -6 1 - - 2
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 125 (31.25%) Windows
2 120 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (29.75%) SQL Server
4 104 (26.00%) Office 365
5 99 (24.75%) C#
6 94 (23.50%) SQL
7 93 (23.25%) .NET
7 93 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (22.25%) Microsoft Office
9 80 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 72 (18.00%) Active Directory
11 61 (15.25%) VMware
11 61 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
12 56 (14.00%) MVC
13 55 (13.75%) Windows Server
14 52 (13.00%) ASP.NET
15 51 (12.75%) JavaScript
15 51 (12.75%) .NET Framework
16 48 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 46 (11.50%) Software Engineering
17 46 (11.50%) Time Management
17 46 (11.50%) ITIL
18 45 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 43 (10.75%) Hyper-V
20 42 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
21 41 (10.25%) Scrum
22 40 (10.00%) Degree
22 40 (10.00%) AngularJS
22 40 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (9.50%) Windows 10

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 25 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.75%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.50%) Skype for Business
4 14 (3.50%) IIS
5 12 (3.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.00%) nginx
7 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.25%) CMS
8 5 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.75%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.75%) SAS
9 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.50%) Apache
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 89 (22.25%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.75%) Carpe Diem
1 11 (2.75%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.00%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.25%) Odoo
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 120 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (26.00%) Office 365
3 61 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.50%) SaaS
5 21 (5.25%) Power Platform
6 15 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.75%) Google Analytics
9 7 (1.75%) IaaS
10 4 (1.00%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.50%) Twilio
13 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.25%) PaaS
13 1 (0.25%) Slack
13 1 (0.25%) Trello
13 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.25%) Firewall
2 24 (6.00%) VPN
3 23 (5.75%) DNS
4 21 (5.25%) Internet
5 18 (4.50%) DHCP
5 18 (4.50%) Skype
6 16 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
7 14 (3.50%) VLAN
8 12 (3.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.50%) WAN
10 9 (2.25%) BIG-IP
10 9 (2.25%) IP Telephony
10 9 (2.25%) LAN
11 7 (1.75%) VoIP
12 5 (1.25%) SAN
13 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.75%) Network Security
14 3 (0.75%) Wireless
15 2 (0.50%) POP3
15 2 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.75%) Power BI
5 14 (3.50%) MySQL
5 14 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.75%) QlikView
7 11 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.25%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.00%) Redis
10 7 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.00%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 21 (5.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.25%) MSTest
2 9 (2.25%) NUnit
3 5 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.25%) JIRA
4 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (9.50%) Finance
2 34 (8.50%) Retail
3 23 (5.75%) Legal
4 21 (5.25%) Marketing
5 12 (3.00%) Law
6 9 (2.25%) Electronics
7 8 (2.00%) Back Office
7 8 (2.00%) Billing
8 5 (1.25%) Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Automotive
9 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 88 (22.00%) Analyst
2 87 (21.75%) Developer
3 43 (10.75%) C# Developer
4 38 (9.50%) .NET Developer
4 38 (9.50%) Consultant
5 37 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 28 (7.00%) Service Analyst
7 28 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 27 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (5.75%) Software Developer
10 22 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (4.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 18 (4.50%) Senior C# Developer
11 18 (4.50%) Service Manager
12 16 (4.00%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.75%) Applications Support
13 15 (3.75%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.75%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (23.25%) .NET
2 52 (13.00%) ASP.NET
3 51 (12.75%) .NET Framework
4 40 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 38 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (9.50%) RESTful
6 36 (9.00%) HTML
7 35 (8.75%) CSS
8 30 (7.50%) XML
9 26 (6.50%) Web Services
10 25 (6.25%) JSON
11 24 (6.00%) SOAP
12 22 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (4.75%) .NET Core
14 18 (4.50%) jQuery
15 16 (4.00%) WCF
16 12 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (3.00%) LINQ
16 12 (3.00%) WPF
17 9 (2.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.50%) User Experience
5 12 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.50%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.00%) iPhone
8 8 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.50%) Social Media
10 6 (1.50%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.00%) EPoS
11 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.75%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (31.25%) Windows
2 55 (13.75%) Windows Server
3 38 (9.50%) Windows 10
4 32 (8.00%) Linux
4 32 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.75%) Android
7 9 (2.25%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.00%) CentOS
10 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.50%) Debian
11 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.50%) Unix
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (14.00%) MVC
4 48 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 46 (11.50%) ITIL
5 46 (11.50%) Software Engineering
5 46 (11.50%) Time Management
6 41 (10.25%) Scrum
7 32 (8.00%) Analytics
8 29 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (7.00%) Migration
10 25 (6.25%) User Stories
11 23 (5.75%) Test Automation
12 22 (5.50%) Information Security
13 21 (5.25%) Line Management
14 20 (5.00%) ITSM
14 20 (5.00%) Sprint Planning
14 20 (5.00%) Sprint Retrospective
14 20 (5.00%) Sprint Review
15 19 (4.75%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (24.75%) C#
2 94 (23.50%) SQL
3 51 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 35 (8.75%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.75%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.00%) Python
7 10 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 9 (2.25%) VC++
9 8 (2.00%) C
10 7 (1.75%) C++
10 7 (1.75%) Java
11 6 (1.50%) R
12 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.00%) PHP
13 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.00%) VB
13 4 (1.00%) VBA
14 3 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (10.00%) Degree
3 27 (6.75%) MCSE
4 21 (5.25%) MCSA
5 14 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.75%) MCP
9 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.00%) CCNP
10 4 (1.00%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.00%) PMP
11 3 (0.75%) CCNA
11 3 (0.75%) CISSP
11 3 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.75%) GIAC
11 3 (0.75%) MCITP
11 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.75%) SLA
2 18 (4.50%) QA
3 16 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (3.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (2.50%) PMO
6 9 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (1.75%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.75%) GDPR
8 4 (1.00%) HL7
9 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.25%) NIST
10 1 (0.25%) NIST 800
System Software
1 72 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 43 (10.75%) Hyper-V
3 33 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.75%) vSphere
5 11 (2.75%) Docker
6 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.50%) XenApp
7 5 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.50%) HDFS
10 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (5.00%) SCCM
2 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (3.00%) DameWare
4 10 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.25%) Puppet
5 9 (2.25%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.75%) WSUS
8 2 (0.50%) Terraform
9 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.25%) Ansible
9 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.25%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
9 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 61 (15.25%) VMware
2 29 (7.25%) Cisco
3 20 (5.00%) Mitel
4 19 (4.75%) Citrix
5 18 (4.50%) Veeam
6 14 (3.50%) Google
7 13 (3.25%) Tableau
8 11 (2.75%) Avaya
8 11 (2.75%) ConnectWise
8 11 (2.75%) iManage
8 11 (2.75%) Sony
9 10 (2.50%) Adobe
9 10 (2.50%) HP
9 10 (2.50%) SAP
10 9 (2.25%) Aruba
10 9 (2.25%) F5
11 8 (2.00%) BT
11 8 (2.00%) Fujitsu
11 8 (2.00%) IBM
11 8 (2.00%) Sage