Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 615 560 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.47% 19.00% 17.72%
As % of the Vendors category 45.22% 44.66% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 500 514 479
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.41% +9.46%
10th Percentile £22,725 £22,500 £21,850
90th Percentile £61,275 £57,125 £58,750
South East median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,360 1,254 1,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.49% 42.54% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 965 1,080
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,600 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -1.68%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +7 274 £42,500 +13.33% 40
Marlow +3 102 £32,500 - 2
High Wycombe 0 86 £41,500 +18.57% 9
Aylesbury +14 38 £35,500 -16.47% 4
Gerrards Cross 0 12 £32,500 -13.33%
Chesham -1 10 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Amersham 0 8 £38,000 -13.14% 3
Buckingham -3 3 £45,000 -40.00%
Newport Pagnell +5 2 £32,500 +16.07%
Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 238 (38.70%) Windows
2 208 (33.82%) SQL Server
3 204 (33.17%) SQL
4 162 (26.34%) .NET
5 157 (25.53%) C#
6 132 (21.46%) Microsoft Office
7 122 (19.84%) Active Directory
8 121 (19.67%) Windows Server
9 104 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
10 98 (15.93%) Office 365
11 96 (15.61%) JavaScript
12 93 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 91 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
14 89 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 88 (14.31%) Degree
16 87 (14.15%) HTML
17 84 (13.66%) ASP.NET
18 79 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 77 (12.52%) Finance
20 74 (12.03%) IIS
21 67 (10.89%) ITIL
22 66 (10.73%) Microsoft Excel
23 61 (9.92%) PowerShell
23 61 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
24 60 (9.76%) Project Management
25 59 (9.59%) MS Exchange
26 57 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
27 56 (9.11%) CSS
28 52 (8.46%) VMware
29 51 (8.29%) SharePoint

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 74 (12.03%) IIS
2 59 (9.59%) MS Exchange
3 51 (8.29%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (3.09%) Confluence
6 16 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 15 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.14%) Apache
9 7 (1.14%) WordPress
10 5 (0.81%) nginx
10 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.81%) Smallworld
11 3 (0.49%) CMS
11 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.33%) Hubot
12 2 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 132 (21.46%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (10.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (5.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.81%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.49%) HFM
6 2 (0.33%) BPCS
6 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.33%) Magento
6 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 98 (15.93%) Office 365
2 93 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.09%) SaaS
4 18 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.14%) PaaS
8 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.98%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.33%) Serverless
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.04%) Firewall
1 31 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 29 (4.72%) VPN
3 28 (4.55%) DNS
4 26 (4.23%) DHCP
5 25 (4.07%) LAN
6 24 (3.90%) Internet
7 22 (3.58%) WAN
8 17 (2.76%) SAN
9 11 (1.79%) VoIP
10 9 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (1.46%) Wireless
11 8 (1.30%) Intranet
12 7 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.98%) MPLS
13 6 (0.98%) Skype
14 5 (0.81%) IPsec
14 5 (0.81%) SSL
15 4 (0.65%) ATM
15 4 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 89 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (3.74%) MySQL
6 21 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (2.93%) Power BI
10 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (2.28%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.11%) SSDT
12 12 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (1.46%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.30%) GIS
16 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.14%) Redis
16 7 (1.14%) Star Schema
17 6 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.90%) JIRA
3 15 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.30%) Bitbucket
4 8 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.98%) Subversion
7 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.33%) GitLab
9 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.33%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.16%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 77 (12.52%) Finance
2 35 (5.69%) Advertising
3 26 (4.23%) Retail
4 22 (3.58%) French Language
5 18 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.60%) Publishing
7 14 (2.28%) Marketing
8 13 (2.11%) German Language
8 13 (2.11%) Legal
8 13 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.95%) Automotive
10 7 (1.14%) Billing
11 5 (0.81%) Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.65%) Law
13 3 (0.49%) Electronics
13 3 (0.49%) Local Government
13 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 150 (24.39%) Analyst
2 104 (16.91%) Developer
3 72 (11.71%) Support Analyst
4 57 (9.27%) IT Support
5 54 (8.78%) Consultant
6 52 (8.46%) DBA
7 44 (7.15%) C# Developer
7 44 (7.15%) IT Analyst
8 42 (6.83%) .NET Developer
9 38 (6.18%) SQL DBA
10 33 (5.37%) IT Support Analyst
11 30 (4.88%) Senior Developer
12 29 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (4.39%) Administrator
14 26 (4.23%) Team Leader
15 25 (4.07%) Junior
16 23 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
17 22 (3.58%) Project Manager
17 22 (3.58%) Web Developer
18 21 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (26.34%) .NET
2 87 (14.15%) HTML
3 84 (13.66%) ASP.NET
4 56 (9.11%) CSS
5 41 (6.67%) XML
6 37 (6.02%) AngularJS
7 35 (5.69%) jQuery
8 34 (5.53%) .NET Framework
9 26 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (4.07%) WCF
11 24 (3.90%) Web Services
12 19 (3.09%) Ajax
13 18 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (2.76%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (2.11%) JSON
16 13 (2.11%) REST
17 11 (1.79%) Entity Framework
17 11 (1.79%) LAMP
17 11 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 30 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.76%) Replication
6 14 (2.28%) Clustering
7 9 (1.46%) iPhone
8 7 (1.14%) Fintech
9 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.81%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.81%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.49%) NHS
11 3 (0.49%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 238 (38.70%) Windows
2 121 (19.67%) Windows Server
3 61 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (6.50%) Linux
5 38 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (4.07%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.41%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.46%) Unix
9 7 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.49%) Android
10 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.33%) Solaris
11 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
2 91 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (10.89%) ITIL
4 60 (9.76%) Project Management
5 47 (7.64%) CRM
5 47 (7.64%) SDLC
6 46 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (6.50%) MVC
7 40 (6.50%) Scrum
8 37 (6.02%) Web Development
8 37 (6.02%) Workflow
9 34 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (5.53%) Migration
10 28 (4.55%) Business Analysis
10 28 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 26 (4.23%) ETL
12 25 (4.07%) Software Engineering
13 24 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (3.90%) DevOps
13 24 (3.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 204 (33.17%) SQL
2 157 (25.53%) C#
3 96 (15.61%) JavaScript
4 61 (9.92%) PowerShell
5 42 (6.83%) T-SQL
6 33 (5.37%) Java
7 17 (2.76%) C
8 12 (1.95%) PHP
9 11 (1.79%) C++
10 8 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.14%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.98%) Ruby
13 5 (0.81%) Python
14 4 (0.65%) R
15 3 (0.49%) Delphi
15 3 (0.49%) XPath
16 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.33%) Perl
16 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (14.31%) Degree
2 57 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (4.39%) MCSE
4 23 (3.74%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.09%) CISSP
5 19 (3.09%) MCP
6 18 (2.93%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.60%) MCSA
8 15 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.28%) CCNA
10 13 (2.11%) MCITP
10 13 (2.11%) MCTS
11 10 (1.63%) CCNP
11 10 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.65%) ACCA
14 4 (0.65%) CIMA
14 4 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.15%) SLA
2 11 (1.79%) PMO
3 10 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.46%) QA
5 8 (1.30%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.49%) EFQM
7 3 (0.49%) HL7
8 2 (0.33%) GDPR
9 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (19.84%) Active Directory
2 50 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.79%) DFS Replication
5 9 (1.46%) XenApp
6 8 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.14%) Docker
8 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.65%) vSphere
10 3 (0.49%) Firmware
10 3 (0.49%) HDFS
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.09%) WSUS
2 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (2.11%) SCCM
4 10 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.98%) Galera Cluster
6 4 (0.65%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.65%) Nessus
6 4 (0.65%) Packer
6 4 (0.65%) Terraform
7 3 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.33%) Ansible
8 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.33%) Puppet
8 2 (0.33%) SCOM
8 2 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.16%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (8.46%) VMware
2 37 (6.02%) Citrix
2 37 (6.02%) Oracle
3 28 (4.55%) Cisco
4 24 (3.90%) SAP
5 13 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.95%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.63%) SolarWinds
8 9 (1.46%) RedGate
8 9 (1.46%) WatchGuard
9 8 (1.30%) Capita
10 7 (1.14%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.14%) NetApp
10 7 (1.14%) Sage
10 7 (1.14%) Snow
10 7 (1.14%) Tableau
11 6 (0.98%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.98%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.98%) Kofax
11 6 (0.98%) Veeam