Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 144 391 612
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.31% 16.90% 22.34%
As % of the Vendors category 40.34% 39.53% 46.54%
Number of salaries quoted 177 350 523
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,700 £22,750
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 357 989 1,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 42.91% 42.74% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 272 746 967
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,300 £27,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +6.59% +1.11%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 93 £48,500 +7.78% 29
High Wycombe +11 12 £40,000 -16.23% 5
Aylesbury +12 9 £42,500 -17.48%
Amersham -4 8 £85,000 +161.54%
Buckingham +9 1 £27,000 +22.73%
Beaconsfield - 1 £70,000 - 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 53 (36.81%) Azure
2 44 (30.56%) Windows
3 36 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 35 (24.31%) Office 365
5 29 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (18.75%) C#
6 27 (18.75%) .NET
7 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (18.06%) SCCM
8 25 (17.36%) DevOps
8 25 (17.36%) ITIL
9 24 (16.67%) Cisco
10 23 (15.97%) SQL
11 22 (15.28%) Project Delivery
12 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
12 21 (14.58%) VMware
12 21 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (12.50%) SaaS
15 18 (12.50%) CRM
16 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (10.42%) Degree
18 14 (9.72%) Windows Server
19 13 (9.03%) Windows 10
19 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
19 13 (9.03%) MCSE
19 13 (9.03%) Power Platform
20 12 (8.33%) Firewall

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 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.08%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.08%) nginx
3 3 (2.08%) WildFly
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 2 (1.39%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.69%) Camunda
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) assyst
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.69%) Primavera
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (36.81%) Azure
2 35 (24.31%) Office 365
3 18 (12.50%) SaaS
4 13 (9.03%) Power Platform
5 12 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (7.64%) Serverless
7 10 (6.94%) AWS
8 4 (2.78%) Akamai
8 4 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (2.78%) PowerApps
9 3 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.08%) Amazon Cognito
9 3 (2.08%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (2.08%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.08%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.39%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.39%) Logic Apps
10 2 (1.39%) PaaS
10 2 (1.39%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) Firewall
2 11 (7.64%) SAN
3 10 (6.94%) VPN
4 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.25%) WAN
5 8 (5.56%) DNS
6 7 (4.86%) Internet
6 7 (4.86%) Wireless
7 6 (4.17%) VoIP
8 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.47%) LAN
8 5 (3.47%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.78%) DHCP
9 4 (2.78%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.08%) MPLS
10 3 (2.08%) Skype
10 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.39%) FCoE
11 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.56%) Power BI
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.17%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.39%) Big Data
8 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.39%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.39%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Zeppelin
9 1 (0.69%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Selenium
2 6 (4.17%) NUnit
2 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
3 5 (3.47%) JIRA
4 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.39%) LSMW
6 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.64%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Public Sector
3 9 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (11.11%) Analyst
2 15 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (8.33%) Developer
3 12 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 9 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 9 (6.25%) Consultant
4 9 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 9 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Architect
6 7 (4.86%) IT Support
6 7 (4.86%) Software Development Manager
7 6 (4.17%) Azure Developer
7 6 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.75%) .NET
2 11 (7.64%) .NET Core
2 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.94%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.17%) Velocity
5 6 (4.17%) WPF
6 4 (2.78%) jQuery
6 4 (2.78%) React
7 3 (2.08%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (2.08%) CSS
7 3 (2.08%) Kafka
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.39%) BAPI
8 2 (1.39%) EDI
8 2 (1.39%) JSON
8 2 (1.39%) REST
8 2 (1.39%) RESTful
8 2 (1.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.47%) Replication
4 4 (2.78%) Clustering
4 4 (2.78%) EPoS
5 3 (2.08%) CMDB
5 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.39%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.69%) AS400
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.56%) Windows
2 14 (9.72%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.03%) Windows 10
4 8 (5.56%) Linux
5 6 (4.17%) Android
5 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.36%) DevOps
2 25 (17.36%) ITIL
3 22 (15.28%) Project Delivery
4 21 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 18 (12.50%) CRM
7 11 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (7.64%) Machine Learning
7 11 (7.64%) Project Management
8 10 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.94%) Presales
8 10 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.25%) Identity Management
9 9 (6.25%) Microservices
10 8 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (5.56%) Migration
10 8 (5.56%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.86%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.75%) C#
2 23 (15.97%) SQL
3 8 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.78%) VBA
6 3 (2.08%) C++
6 3 (2.08%) Python
6 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.39%) Perl
7 2 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) Java
8 1 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.42%) Degree
3 13 (9.03%) MCSE
4 11 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.64%) MCSA
5 9 (6.25%) CCNA
6 8 (5.56%) CCNP
7 7 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.47%) ISEB
9 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.47%) NCDA
10 3 (2.08%) CCIE
10 3 (2.08%) MCITP
10 3 (2.08%) MCP
10 3 (2.08%) NCSIE
10 3 (2.08%) VCAP
10 3 (2.08%) VCDX
11 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 11 (7.64%) SLA
3 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.47%) Docker
6 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.39%) vSphere
9 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.69%) XenApp
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) SCCM
2 7 (4.86%) Ansible
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (4.86%) SCOM
3 4 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.78%) Terraform
4 3 (2.08%) WMI
5 2 (1.39%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.39%) Icinga
5 2 (1.39%) Observium
6 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (16.67%) Cisco
2 21 (14.58%) VMware
3 10 (6.94%) Citrix
4 8 (5.56%) NetApp
5 6 (4.17%) Xamarin
6 5 (3.47%) Meraki
7 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.78%) Remedy
7 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.78%) Splunk
8 3 (2.08%) IBM
8 3 (2.08%) Juniper
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle
8 3 (2.08%) SAP
9 2 (1.39%) Cramer
9 2 (1.39%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.39%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.39%) Nintex
9 2 (1.39%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com