Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 555 500 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.46% 18.37% 16.90%
As % of the Vendors category 42.99% 45.29% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 477 455 461
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 1,291 1,104 1,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.27% 40.56% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 951 860 1,131
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +3.49%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -1 218 £40,000 +14.29% 42
Marlow +1 129 £25,000 -24.24% 7
High Wycombe -3 74 £41,000 +17.14% 9
Aylesbury -7 38 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Gerrards Cross -5 11 £41,250 +10.00%
Chesham -3 7 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Buckingham -2 3 £45,000 -26.53%
Amersham +4 1 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 244 (43.96%) Windows
2 203 (36.58%) SQL
3 168 (30.27%) SQL Server
4 164 (29.55%) .NET
5 163 (29.37%) C#
6 144 (25.95%) Windows Server
7 131 (23.60%) Microsoft Office
8 113 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
9 110 (19.82%) Active Directory
10 108 (19.46%) IIS
11 84 (15.14%) Office 365
12 83 (14.95%) ASP.NET
13 81 (14.59%) JavaScript
14 79 (14.23%) Degree
15 74 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 71 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 67 (12.07%) Finance
18 66 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
19 64 (11.53%) Microsoft Excel
20 59 (10.63%) MS Exchange
21 58 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 57 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 55 (9.91%) ITIL
24 52 (9.37%) VMware
25 50 (9.01%) HTML
26 49 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
27 47 (8.47%) PowerShell
28 44 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
28 44 (7.93%) SharePoint
29 43 (7.75%) Business Intelligence

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
1 108 (19.46%) IIS
2 59 (10.63%) MS Exchange
3 44 (7.93%) SharePoint
4 29 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.34%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.90%) SAS
9 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.90%) Smallworld
10 4 (0.72%) Confluence
11 3 (0.54%) CMS
12 2 (0.36%) WordPress
13 1 (0.18%) Documentum
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.18%) nginx
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 131 (23.60%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (11.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.90%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.36%) BPCS
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.36%) HFM
5 2 (0.36%) Magento
5 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 84 (15.14%) Office 365
2 74 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (1.62%) SaaS
6 6 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.36%) PaaS
8 2 (0.36%) Serverless
9 1 (0.18%) G Suite
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 26 (4.68%) Firewall
2 26 (4.68%) LAN
3 24 (4.32%) DNS
4 21 (3.78%) DHCP
4 21 (3.78%) WAN
5 18 (3.24%) VPN
6 15 (2.70%) SAN
7 14 (2.52%) Internet
8 13 (2.34%) VoIP
9 11 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (1.98%) Wireless
10 8 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (1.26%) Intranet
12 6 (1.08%) Skype
13 4 (0.72%) WLAN
14 3 (0.54%) H.323
14 3 (0.54%) ISDN
14 3 (0.54%) SS7
15 2 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (30.27%) SQL Server
2 71 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (10.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (2.52%) Power BI
8 13 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.80%) MySQL
10 10 (1.80%) SSDT
11 9 (1.62%) QlikView
12 8 (1.44%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.26%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.26%) Star Schema
14 6 (1.08%) GIS
14 6 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.44%) JIRA
3 8 (1.44%) Subversion
4 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.72%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.54%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.54%) Selenium
8 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.36%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.18%) GitLab
9 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (12.07%) Finance
2 30 (5.41%) Advertising
3 19 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.88%) Legal
5 15 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.70%) Publishing
6 14 (2.52%) Retail
7 10 (1.80%) French Language
7 10 (1.80%) German Language
7 10 (1.80%) Marketing
8 7 (1.26%) Automotive
8 7 (1.26%) Billing
9 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.72%) Banking
10 4 (0.72%) Electronics
11 3 (0.54%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Local Government
11 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (30.63%) Analyst
2 98 (17.66%) Support Analyst
3 94 (16.94%) Developer
4 72 (12.97%) IT Support
5 61 (10.99%) IT Analyst
6 53 (9.55%) IT Support Analyst
7 44 (7.93%) C# Developer
8 38 (6.85%) DBA
9 36 (6.49%) Consultant
10 34 (6.13%) .NET Developer
11 29 (5.23%) Applications Support
12 28 (5.05%) Team Leader
13 27 (4.86%) Senior Developer
13 27 (4.86%) SQL DBA
14 25 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
15 24 (4.32%) Administrator
15 24 (4.32%) Project Manager
16 23 (4.14%) Graduate
17 21 (3.78%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (29.55%) .NET
2 83 (14.95%) ASP.NET
3 50 (9.01%) HTML
4 35 (6.31%) XML
5 32 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 30 (5.41%) CSS
7 28 (5.05%) AngularJS
7 28 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (3.78%) WCF
9 18 (3.24%) jQuery
10 17 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (2.70%) REST
11 15 (2.70%) WPF
12 13 (2.34%) Web Services
13 12 (2.16%) Ajax
14 11 (1.98%) RESTful
15 10 (1.80%) LAMP
16 8 (1.44%) Entity Framework
16 8 (1.44%) HTML5
16 8 (1.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (4.86%) Driving Licence
4 25 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.52%) Replication
8 13 (2.34%) Clustering
9 9 (1.62%) iPhone
10 5 (0.90%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Licensing
12 3 (0.54%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.54%) NHS
12 3 (0.54%) Social Media
13 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.36%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.36%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 244 (43.96%) Windows
2 144 (25.95%) Windows Server
3 49 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (5.23%) Linux
6 26 (4.68%) Windows 7
7 22 (3.96%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.26%) Unix
8 7 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.18%) Android
12 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (9.91%) ITIL
4 43 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (7.57%) MVC
6 41 (7.39%) Project Management
7 35 (6.31%) CRM
8 31 (5.59%) Workflow
9 29 (5.23%) Scrum
10 27 (4.86%) Mentoring
11 26 (4.68%) Migration
11 26 (4.68%) SDLC
12 25 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (4.50%) Unit Testing
13 24 (4.32%) ETL
14 23 (4.14%) ERP
15 22 (3.96%) TDD
15 22 (3.96%) Web Development
16 21 (3.78%) PRINCE2
16 21 (3.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 203 (36.58%) SQL
2 163 (29.37%) C#
3 81 (14.59%) JavaScript
4 47 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 33 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.14%) Java
7 17 (3.06%) C
8 10 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.62%) C++
10 5 (0.90%) R
10 5 (0.90%) TypeScript
10 5 (0.90%) VB
10 5 (0.90%) VBA
11 4 (0.72%) Python
12 3 (0.54%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.36%) Perl
13 2 (0.36%) Ruby
13 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (14.23%) Degree
2 58 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (5.59%) MCSE
4 21 (3.78%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.24%) MCP
6 17 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.88%) MCSA
8 15 (2.70%) CCNA
9 14 (2.52%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.34%) MCTS
11 12 (2.16%) MCITP
12 10 (1.80%) CCNP
12 10 (1.80%) CISSP
13 7 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.90%) PMP
16 4 (0.72%) ACCA
16 4 (0.72%) CIMA
16 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.31%) SLA
2 13 (2.34%) PMO
3 11 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.26%) ISO 9000
6 6 (1.08%) QA
7 3 (0.54%) EFQM
7 3 (0.54%) HL7
8 2 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 110 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.16%) DFS Replication
5 8 (1.44%) XenApp
6 7 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.72%) Docker
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.54%) Firmware
8 3 (0.54%) HDFS
8 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.54%) vSphere
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.24%) WSUS
2 13 (2.34%) SCCM
3 10 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (1.26%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (0.36%) Ansible
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.36%) Puppet
5 2 (0.36%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) Packer
6 1 (0.18%) QRadar
6 1 (0.18%) Terraform
6 1 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (9.37%) VMware
2 36 (6.49%) Citrix
3 32 (5.77%) Oracle
4 29 (5.23%) Cisco
5 19 (3.42%) SAP
6 10 (1.80%) SolarWinds
7 9 (1.62%) RedGate
8 8 (1.44%) Capita
8 8 (1.44%) IBM
8 8 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.44%) Tableau
9 7 (1.26%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.26%) NetApp
9 7 (1.26%) Sage
9 7 (1.26%) WatchGuard
10 6 (1.08%) Adobe
10 6 (1.08%) Alteryx
10 6 (1.08%) Fujitsu
10 6 (1.08%) Kofax