Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 345 498 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.43% 20.07% 20.67%
As % of the Vendors category 39.12% 44.31% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 285 401 547
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%

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 882 1,124 1,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.45% 45.30% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 661 877 1,056
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 November 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 19 November 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 -2 222 £40,000 -5.88% 72
High Wycombe -7 32 £38,500 +2.67% 20
Marlow -8 15 £45,000 -30.77%
Aylesbury +5 11 £43,000 +48.28% 5
Gerrards Cross +6 5 £60,000 +84.62% 4
Chesham 0 5 £33,000 +18.92%
Bletchley -3 5 - -
Newport Pagnell +6 2 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Iver - 2 £27,500 -
Buckingham - 2 £22,000 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 100 (28.99%) Windows
2 96 (27.83%) Azure
3 90 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 90 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
4 77 (22.32%) Office 365
5 75 (21.74%) SQL
6 62 (17.97%) Microsoft Excel
6 62 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (17.68%) .NET
8 59 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (15.94%) Active Directory
10 54 (15.65%) C#
10 54 (15.65%) Finance
11 51 (14.78%) JavaScript
12 50 (14.49%) ITIL
13 44 (12.75%) HTML
14 41 (11.88%) Windows 10
15 38 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (10.72%) Windows Server
17 34 (9.86%) CSS
17 34 (9.86%) Retail
17 34 (9.86%) Degree
18 33 (9.57%) Linux
19 32 (9.28%) Legal
20 30 (8.70%) MVC
20 30 (8.70%) ASP.NET
20 30 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (8.41%) .NET Framework
21 29 (8.41%) Business Analysis
22 28 (8.12%) Scrum

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 19 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.64%) IIS
3 12 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.87%) CMS
7 3 (0.87%) Kentico
7 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.58%) Apache
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.29%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (17.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.90%) GoldMine
2 7 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.87%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.29%) Odoo
5 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 96 (27.83%) Azure
2 77 (22.32%) Office 365
3 25 (7.25%) Power Platform
4 22 (6.38%) AWS
5 18 (5.22%) Dynamics 365
6 15 (4.35%) SaaS
7 11 (3.19%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (2.90%) IaaS
8 10 (2.90%) PaaS
9 8 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.74%) G Suite
10 6 (1.74%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.45%) Akamai
12 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.87%) GCP
12 3 (0.87%) Serverless
12 3 (0.87%) Twilio
13 2 (0.58%) Yammer
14 1 (0.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.64%) Firewall
1 16 (4.64%) LAN
2 15 (4.35%) DNS
3 12 (3.48%) DHCP
3 12 (3.48%) Internet
3 12 (3.48%) WAN
4 11 (3.19%) VoIP
5 10 (2.90%) VPN
6 8 (2.32%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.03%) Intranet
7 7 (2.03%) Skype
8 5 (1.45%) VLAN
9 4 (1.16%) IMAP
9 4 (1.16%) POP3
9 4 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.16%) SMTP
9 4 (1.16%) Wireless
10 3 (0.87%) SSL
10 3 (0.87%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.96%) MySQL
3 23 (6.67%) Power BI
4 18 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.19%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.61%) QlikView
8 9 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.74%) MS Access
10 6 (1.74%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.45%) Big Data
11 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Git (software)
1 11 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.87%) Bower
4 3 (0.87%) gulp
4 3 (0.87%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (15.65%) Finance
2 34 (9.86%) Retail
3 32 (9.28%) Legal
4 19 (5.51%) Marketing
5 10 (2.90%) Billing
6 7 (2.03%) Back Office
6 7 (2.03%) Banking
6 7 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.74%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.16%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (26.09%) Analyst
2 76 (22.03%) Developer
3 43 (12.46%) .NET Developer
4 39 (11.30%) Consultant
5 29 (8.41%) IT Analyst
6 24 (6.96%) Business Analyst
7 22 (6.38%) Service Analyst
7 22 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (6.09%) IT Support
9 19 (5.51%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.06%) Cloud Consultant
10 14 (4.06%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.06%) Support Analyst
11 13 (3.77%) Administrator
11 13 (3.77%) Applications Support
11 13 (3.77%) IT Engineer
11 13 (3.77%) Sales Consultant
12 12 (3.48%) Business IT Analyst
12 12 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.68%) .NET
2 44 (12.75%) HTML
3 34 (9.86%) CSS
4 30 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 29 (8.41%) .NET Framework
6 18 (5.22%) AngularJS
7 17 (4.93%) Web Services
8 16 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (4.64%) jQuery
9 13 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (3.48%) XML
11 11 (3.19%) JSON
11 11 (3.19%) LAMP
12 10 (2.90%) RESTful
13 8 (2.32%) HTML5
14 7 (2.03%) React
14 7 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (2.03%) Vue.js
15 6 (1.74%) .NET Core
16 5 (1.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.09%) User Experience
4 13 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.77%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.03%) iPhone
5 7 (2.03%) Replication
6 5 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.87%) RIA
8 3 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.58%) Clustering
9 2 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (28.99%) Windows
2 41 (11.88%) Windows 10
3 37 (10.72%) Windows Server
4 33 (9.57%) Linux
5 21 (6.09%) Windows 7
6 20 (5.80%) Android
7 15 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.77%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.16%) VMS
12 3 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.58%) CentOS
13 2 (0.58%) Debian
13 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Unix
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (14.49%) ITIL
4 30 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (8.70%) MVC
5 29 (8.41%) Business Analysis
6 28 (8.12%) Scrum
7 27 (7.83%) Time Management
8 25 (7.25%) CRM
9 24 (6.96%) Project Management
10 22 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 22 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (5.51%) Change Management
12 19 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.22%) Project Delivery
13 18 (5.22%) Risk Management
13 18 (5.22%) Strategic Planning
14 17 (4.93%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.93%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.74%) SQL
2 54 (15.65%) C#
3 51 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 27 (7.83%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.64%) Python
6 13 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.48%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.90%) PHP
9 9 (2.61%) C
9 9 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.32%) Java
11 6 (1.74%) R
12 4 (1.16%) ES6
12 4 (1.16%) Perl
13 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.87%) Ruby
14 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.58%) Go
14 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (9.86%) Degree
2 20 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.48%) MCP
4 12 (3.48%) MCSA
4 12 (3.48%) MCSE
5 9 (2.61%) CCNA
5 9 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.03%) HND
7 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.45%) PMP
9 2 (0.58%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.29%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.29%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.96%) SLA
2 17 (4.93%) QA
3 8 (2.32%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.03%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.58%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.74%) vSphere
6 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.58%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.58%) Docker
7 2 (0.58%) HDFS
7 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
1 15 (4.35%) SCCM
2 7 (2.03%) SCOM
3 4 (1.16%) Ansible
3 4 (1.16%) Puppet
3 4 (1.16%) Terraform
4 3 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.29%) Ambari
6 1 (0.29%) DameWare
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (7.54%) Cisco
2 20 (5.80%) VMware
3 17 (4.93%) SAP
4 16 (4.64%) Google
5 12 (3.48%) Sage
6 10 (2.90%) Oracle
6 10 (2.90%) Tableau
7 9 (2.61%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.03%) Adobe
8 7 (2.03%) Remedy
9 5 (1.45%) Meraki
9 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.45%) Splunk
10 4 (1.16%) Citrix
10 4 (1.16%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.16%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.16%) Veeam
10 4 (1.16%) WatchGuard
11 3 (0.87%) JD Edwards