Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 506 593 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.18% 20.45% 18.32%
As % of the Vendors category 44.46% 43.96% 45.53%
Number of salaries quoted 407 548 497
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £41,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.61% -2.94% +18.06%
10th Percentile £23,350 £21,250 £21,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 1,138 1,349 1,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.39% 46.52% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,069 999
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,625 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £66,250
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +3.45%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +3 271 £42,500 - 67
High Wycombe 0 80 £37,500 -16.67% 29
Marlow +1 37 £62,500 +150.00% 6
Aylesbury +8 18 £29,000 -31.76% 4
Newport Pagnell +3 10 £42,500 +40.50% 2
Amersham 0 9 £39,105 -13.10% 2
Chesham 0 9 £33,000 - 1
Gerrards Cross +5 8 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Bletchley - 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 165 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 162 (32.02%) Windows
3 155 (30.63%) SQL
4 131 (25.89%) Microsoft Office
5 120 (23.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 119 (23.52%) .NET
6 119 (23.52%) C#
7 95 (18.77%) Active Directory
8 87 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
10 78 (15.42%) Office 365
11 77 (15.22%) HTML
12 69 (13.64%) Windows Server
13 67 (13.24%) JavaScript
14 66 (13.04%) ITIL
15 65 (12.85%) Finance
16 63 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 63 (12.45%) Degree
17 61 (12.06%) Microsoft Excel
18 59 (11.66%) SharePoint
19 58 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 56 (11.07%) Project Management
21 54 (10.67%) CSS
21 54 (10.67%) T-SQL
22 53 (10.47%) CRM
23 52 (10.28%) SDLC
24 50 (9.88%) ASP.NET
25 47 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
26 44 (8.70%) Scrum
26 44 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

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 59 (11.66%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.73%) IIS
3 28 (5.53%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.95%) Confluence
5 18 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.98%) Apache
8 10 (1.98%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.99%) WordPress
10 4 (0.79%) nginx
11 3 (0.59%) CMS
11 3 (0.59%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.59%) Kentico
11 3 (0.59%) SAS
12 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 131 (25.89%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (12.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (7.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (2.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.40%) HFM
5 2 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 120 (23.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (15.42%) Office 365
3 36 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (6.32%) SaaS
5 21 (4.15%) PaaS
6 18 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (3.36%) IaaS
8 4 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.79%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.40%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.20%) NuGet
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.20%) Serverless
11 1 (0.20%) Veeva
11 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.92%) Firewall
2 23 (4.55%) Internet
3 21 (4.15%) DNS
4 18 (3.56%) VPN
5 17 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.16%) DHCP
7 14 (2.77%) SAN
7 14 (2.77%) WAN
8 12 (2.37%) IPsec
8 12 (2.37%) MPLS
8 12 (2.37%) VoIP
9 10 (1.98%) LAN
10 8 (1.58%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.38%) Intranet
11 7 (1.38%) Skype
12 5 (0.99%) PPTP
12 5 (0.99%) Wireless
13 4 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.79%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (4.74%) MySQL
5 23 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.77%) Power BI
9 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.98%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.38%) Redis
13 7 (1.38%) SSDT
14 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.40%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (5.53%) JIRA
2 24 (4.74%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.15%) TeamCity
4 18 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (2.37%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.58%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.19%) Hudson
9 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.59%) Selenium
12 2 (0.40%) git-flow
12 2 (0.40%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.40%) NUnit
12 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.40%) WiX
13 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.20%) GitLab
General
1 65 (12.85%) Finance
2 24 (4.74%) Retail
3 23 (4.55%) Advertising
4 19 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.36%) French Language
5 17 (3.36%) Marketing
6 8 (1.58%) Automotive
6 8 (1.58%) Banking
6 8 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.58%) German Language
7 7 (1.38%) Legal
8 5 (0.99%) Publishing
9 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (18.18%) Analyst
2 87 (17.19%) Developer
3 59 (11.66%) Consultant
4 39 (7.71%) DBA
5 38 (7.51%) C# Developer
6 35 (6.92%) .NET Developer
7 31 (6.13%) SQL DBA
7 31 (6.13%) Support Analyst
8 23 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 21 (4.15%) Administrator
9 21 (4.15%) Applications Support
10 20 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 20 (3.95%) Architect
10 20 (3.95%) IT Support
10 20 (3.95%) Junior
11 19 (3.75%) SQL Server DBA
12 18 (3.56%) Implementation Consultant
12 18 (3.56%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (23.52%) .NET
2 77 (15.22%) HTML
3 54 (10.67%) CSS
4 50 (9.88%) ASP.NET
5 37 (7.31%) jQuery
6 32 (6.32%) AngularJS
7 30 (5.93%) Web Services
8 27 (5.34%) XML
9 25 (4.94%) .NET Framework
10 24 (4.74%) WCF
11 22 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (3.16%) Entity Framework
16 15 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (2.37%) Ajax
17 12 (2.37%) Fluent NHibernate
18 11 (2.17%) JSON
19 8 (1.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.36%) Replication
6 14 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.78%) Fintech
9 6 (1.19%) Clustering
9 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
10 5 (0.99%) User Experience
11 4 (0.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 4 (0.79%) PKI
12 3 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 162 (32.02%) Windows
2 69 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 42 (8.30%) Linux
4 24 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.56%) Android
7 15 (2.96%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.37%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.19%) Solaris
12 5 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.79%) AIX
14 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.40%) Unix
16 1 (0.20%) VMS
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (13.04%) ITIL
4 56 (11.07%) Project Management
5 53 (10.47%) CRM
6 52 (10.28%) SDLC
7 44 (8.70%) Scrum
8 39 (7.71%) MVC
9 34 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (6.72%) Web Development
10 33 (6.52%) Service Delivery
11 31 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (6.13%) High Availability
12 30 (5.93%) DevOps
13 29 (5.73%) Test Automation
14 28 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 27 (5.34%) Business Analysis
16 26 (5.14%) Customer-Centricity
17 25 (4.94%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 155 (30.63%) SQL
2 119 (23.52%) C#
3 67 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 54 (10.67%) T-SQL
5 39 (7.71%) PowerShell
6 27 (5.34%) Java
7 17 (3.36%) C
8 15 (2.96%) Delphi
9 10 (1.98%) PHP
10 9 (1.78%) Python
11 5 (0.99%) C++
11 5 (0.99%) Perl
11 5 (0.99%) XPath
12 4 (0.79%) Ruby
12 4 (0.79%) VBA
13 3 (0.59%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.59%) VB
14 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.40%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (12.45%) Degree
2 47 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.53%) CISSP
3 28 (5.53%) MCSE
4 22 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.95%) MCSA
6 17 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.77%) CCA
8 14 (2.77%) MCP
9 13 (2.57%) CCNA
9 13 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.19%) MCITP
12 6 (1.19%) MCTS
13 5 (0.99%) CCNP
14 4 (0.79%) ISEB
14 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.93%) SLA
2 20 (3.95%) QA
3 8 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.19%) PMO
5 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.59%) GDPR
6 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.40%) COSHH
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.40%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 95 (18.77%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.53%) Hyper-V
3 21 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.78%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.58%) XenApp
6 7 (1.38%) Docker
7 6 (1.19%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.99%) XenServer
9 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.59%) vSphere
11 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (1.78%) SCCM
3 8 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.99%) XenMobile
6 4 (0.79%) Nessus
7 3 (0.59%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.59%) Packer
7 3 (0.59%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.59%) Terraform
8 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.40%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.40%) WSUS
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 35 (6.92%) VMware
2 28 (5.53%) Citrix
3 21 (4.15%) Oracle
4 19 (3.75%) SAP
5 13 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.38%) Remedy
8 6 (1.19%) Cisco
8 6 (1.19%) IBM
8 6 (1.19%) Unisys
9 5 (0.99%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.99%) HP
9 5 (0.99%) Ivanti
9 5 (0.99%) Symantec
10 4 (0.79%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.79%) Brocade
10 4 (0.79%) Riverbed
10 4 (0.79%) Snow
10 4 (0.79%) Tableau