Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 579 565 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.57% 18.59% 17.60%
As % of the Vendors category 43.83% 45.38% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 536 483 622
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,500 £24,138
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 1321 1245 2082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.93% 40.95% 49.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 985 1618
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,800 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +2 311 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Marlow +10 79 £25,000 -23.08% 4
High Wycombe +1 56 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Aylesbury -8 35 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Gerrards Cross - 14 £38,750 -
Amersham +13 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Chesham - 6 £33,000 -
Buckingham +2 5 £77,500 +19.23%
Newport Pagnell -8 4 £30,250 -21.43%
Olney +6 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Beaconsfield -2 1 £22,500 -65.38%
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 257 (44.39%) Windows
2 250 (43.18%) SQL Server
3 238 (41.11%) SQL
4 236 (40.76%) C#
5 235 (40.59%) .NET
6 145 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (25.04%) Windows Server
7 138 (23.83%) Microsoft Office
8 120 (20.73%) MVC
9 115 (19.86%) ASP.NET
10 107 (18.48%) Active Directory
11 95 (16.41%) CSS
12 89 (15.37%) IIS
12 89 (15.37%) jQuery
13 85 (14.68%) HTML
14 80 (13.82%) .NET Framework
15 79 (13.64%) Scrum
16 77 (13.30%) JavaScript
16 77 (13.30%) Visual Studio
17 75 (12.95%) Degree
18 72 (12.44%) VMware
18 72 (12.44%) Finance
19 71 (12.26%) MS Exchange
20 70 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
21 68 (11.74%) WCF
21 68 (11.74%) WPF
22 67 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
23 63 (10.88%) Windows 7
23 63 (10.88%) HTML5
24 58 (10.02%) Citrix

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 89 (15.37%) IIS
2 71 (12.26%) MS Exchange
3 38 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.63%) DNN
4 21 (3.63%) Documentum
4 21 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.38%) IBM Notes
7 8 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.86%) SAS
10 4 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.69%) CMS
10 4 (0.69%) Drupal
10 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 138 (23.83%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) InDesign
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (8.64%) Office 365
3 14 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.07%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.69%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.52%) G Suite
8 3 (0.52%) IaaS
9 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) SaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.08%) Firewall
2 33 (5.70%) SAN
2 33 (5.70%) WAN
3 30 (5.18%) LAN
4 21 (3.63%) VoIP
5 18 (3.11%) Wireless
6 17 (2.94%) DNS
6 17 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.25%) VLAN
8 10 (1.73%) DHCP
9 8 (1.38%) HTTP
10 7 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.21%) VPN
11 6 (1.04%) Broadband
12 5 (0.86%) Internet
13 4 (0.69%) Network Security
13 4 (0.69%) SSL
14 3 (0.52%) MPLS
15 2 (0.35%) Skype
15 2 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 23 (3.97%) MySQL
5 23 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (3.11%) Power BI
8 14 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.42%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.07%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.73%) GIS
11 9 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.55%) MariaDB
12 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 77 (13.30%) Visual Studio
2 70 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 20 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (1.90%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.55%) JIRA
6 9 (1.55%) Subversion
7 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.86%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.69%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.69%) Maven
10 3 (0.52%) Selenium
11 2 (0.35%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.35%) Protractor
12 1 (0.17%) Mocha
12 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (12.44%) Finance
2 26 (4.49%) Legal
3 24 (4.15%) Publishing
4 22 (3.80%) Retail
5 21 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.42%) Automotive
7 10 (1.73%) Marketing
8 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.21%) Billing
10 6 (1.04%) Banking
10 6 (1.04%) German Language
10 6 (1.04%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.86%) Advertising
11 5 (0.86%) Games
11 5 (0.86%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.86%) Law
12 4 (0.69%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.69%) French Language
12 4 (0.69%) Local Government
13 3 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 195 (33.68%) Developer
2 152 (26.25%) Analyst
3 116 (20.03%) .NET Developer
4 103 (17.79%) Support Analyst
5 77 (13.30%) C# Developer
6 73 (12.61%) IT Support
7 59 (10.19%) IT Analyst
7 59 (10.19%) Senior Developer
8 56 (9.67%) IT Support Analyst
9 50 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 39 (6.74%) Applications Support
10 39 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 39 (6.74%) Software Developer
11 37 (6.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 34 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (5.87%) Support Engineer
13 32 (5.53%) ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
14 28 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
14 28 (4.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (40.59%) .NET
2 115 (19.86%) ASP.NET
3 95 (16.41%) CSS
4 89 (15.37%) jQuery
5 85 (14.68%) HTML
6 80 (13.82%) .NET Framework
7 68 (11.74%) WCF
7 68 (11.74%) WPF
8 63 (10.88%) HTML5
9 57 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 47 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 44 (7.60%) Web Services
13 43 (7.43%) AngularJS
13 43 (7.43%) CSS3
14 28 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
14 28 (4.84%) WinForms
15 26 (4.49%) XML
16 24 (4.15%) RESTful
17 21 (3.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 18 (3.11%) Tandem
6 15 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.59%) iPad
7 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.38%) iPhone
9 7 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.21%) EPoS
10 6 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.04%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Licensing
12 4 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.69%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.69%) User Experience
13 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 257 (44.39%) Windows
2 145 (25.04%) Windows Server
3 63 (10.88%) Windows 7
4 49 (8.46%) Windows 10
5 46 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 23 (3.97%) Mac OS X
9 20 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 17 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.07%) Android
12 5 (0.86%) Linux
13 4 (0.69%) Unix
14 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (20.73%) MVC
3 79 (13.64%) Scrum
4 55 (9.50%) ITIL
5 50 (8.64%) TDD
6 47 (8.12%) Mathematics
7 46 (7.94%) Dependency Injection
8 41 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (6.74%) Software Engineering
10 34 (5.87%) SDLC
11 30 (5.18%) Microservices
12 29 (5.01%) MVVM
13 28 (4.84%) System Testing
13 28 (4.84%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.66%) CRM
15 26 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (4.32%) Inversion of Control
17 23 (3.97%) Kanban
18 22 (3.80%) Migration
18 22 (3.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (41.11%) SQL
2 236 (40.76%) C#
3 77 (13.30%) JavaScript
4 37 (6.39%) VB.NET
5 33 (5.70%) PowerShell
6 29 (5.01%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.94%) Java
8 11 (1.90%) C++
9 7 (1.21%) VB
10 6 (1.04%) C
10 6 (1.04%) VBA
11 5 (0.86%) F#
11 5 (0.86%) Ruby
12 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.69%) Tcl
12 4 (0.69%) VC++
13 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.17%) Perl
13 1 (0.17%) Python
13 1 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 75 (12.95%) Degree
2 49 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (4.84%) MCSE
4 27 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (4.49%) MCP
6 24 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.28%) CCNA
8 16 (2.76%) MCSA
9 8 (1.38%) CCNP
10 7 (1.21%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.21%) DBS Check
10 7 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (1.04%) MCITP
11 6 (1.04%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.86%) HNC
12 5 (0.86%) MCTS
13 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.52%) CCENT
14 3 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.01%) SLA
2 22 (3.80%) QA
3 13 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) P3O
5 2 (0.35%) PMO
5 2 (0.35%) TickIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.97%) Docker
4 21 (3.63%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.07%) XenApp
6 9 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.04%) vSphere
8 5 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.69%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (5.70%) SCCM
2 7 (1.21%) Ansible
2 7 (1.21%) WSUS
3 5 (0.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (0.86%) Kibana
3 5 (0.86%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.35%) SCOM
5 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (12.44%) VMware
2 58 (10.02%) Citrix
3 44 (7.60%) Oracle
4 36 (6.22%) Cisco
5 31 (5.35%) Telerik
6 21 (3.63%) EMC
7 17 (2.94%) IBM
8 12 (2.07%) Mitel
9 11 (1.90%) Apple
9 11 (1.90%) Avaya
9 11 (1.90%) Extreme Networks
9 11 (1.90%) Palo Alto
10 10 (1.73%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.55%) SAP
12 8 (1.38%) Adobe
12 8 (1.38%) Lotus
13 7 (1.21%) NetApp
14 6 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (1.04%) Nintex
14 6 (1.04%) Snow