Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 337 437 515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.03% 19.31% 17.73%
As % of the Vendors category 42.71% 42.10% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 311 388 508
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +16.88% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 789 1,038 1,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.55% 45.87% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 599 792 962
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,300 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +3 245 £47,500 +5.56% 42
High Wycombe +4 28 £46,500 +16.25% 9
Aylesbury +2 15 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Amersham -16 10 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Bletchley -8 6 £75,000 +341.18%
Buckingham - 4 £65,000 - 1
Iver - 2 £27,500 -
Princes Risborough -1 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 111 (32.94%) Windows
2 98 (29.08%) Azure
3 81 (24.04%) SQL Server
4 73 (21.66%) SQL
5 72 (21.36%) ITIL
6 70 (20.77%) Office 365
7 67 (19.88%) Cisco
8 64 (18.99%) Active Directory
8 64 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
9 56 (16.62%) C#
9 56 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (15.43%) .NET
11 43 (12.76%) JavaScript
11 43 (12.76%) Windows 10
11 43 (12.76%) Windows Server
12 42 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (12.46%) VMware
13 40 (11.87%) Problem Management
14 39 (11.57%) SLA
14 39 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (11.28%) Finance
16 37 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 37 (10.98%) Retail
17 36 (10.68%) SCCM
17 36 (10.68%) DevOps
18 34 (10.09%) Windows Server 2016
18 34 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (9.79%) PowerShell
19 33 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
19 33 (9.79%) Degree

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 18 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.56%) IIS
3 8 (2.37%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.78%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.78%) nginx
4 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.78%) WildFly
5 5 (1.48%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.48%) CMS
5 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.48%) Kentico
6 4 (1.19%) Confluence
6 4 (1.19%) JBoss
6 4 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.89%) Apache
7 3 (0.89%) Camunda
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 64 (18.99%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.37%) GoldMine
3 7 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.19%) assyst
5 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.30%) Primavera
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (29.08%) Azure
2 70 (20.77%) Office 365
3 24 (7.12%) AWS
4 20 (5.93%) Akamai
5 19 (5.64%) SaaS
6 16 (4.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (3.86%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (2.37%) Serverless
9 7 (2.08%) G Suite
10 5 (1.48%) GCP
11 4 (1.19%) IaaS
11 4 (1.19%) PaaS
12 3 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.89%) Amazon Cognito
12 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.89%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (0.89%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.89%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.31%) Firewall
2 19 (5.64%) Wireless
3 17 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (4.45%) DNS
4 15 (4.45%) LAN
5 14 (4.15%) Internet
6 13 (3.86%) DHCP
7 11 (3.26%) VPN
7 11 (3.26%) WAN
8 10 (2.97%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.67%) Skype
10 8 (2.37%) SAN
10 8 (2.37%) VoIP
11 7 (2.08%) FTP
11 7 (2.08%) Intranet
12 5 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (1.48%) SSL
13 4 (1.19%) BGP
13 4 (1.19%) MPLS
13 4 (1.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (5.34%) MySQL
6 13 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.56%) Power BI
8 11 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.08%) MS Access
10 3 (0.89%) Apache Zeppelin
10 3 (0.89%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.89%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.89%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.89%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (6.53%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.37%) JIRA
3 8 (2.37%) NUnit
3 8 (2.37%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.78%) Selenium
5 5 (1.48%) MSTest
5 5 (1.48%) Subversion
6 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.89%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.89%) LSMW
7 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.59%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.30%) Sourcetree
9 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (11.28%) Finance
2 37 (10.98%) Retail
3 13 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.56%) Public Sector
5 9 (2.67%) Legal
6 7 (2.08%) Automotive
6 7 (2.08%) Marketing
7 5 (1.48%) Back Office
7 5 (1.48%) Billing
7 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.89%) Banking
8 3 (0.89%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.59%) French Language
9 2 (0.59%) German Language
9 2 (0.59%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.59%) Law
9 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (17.21%) Developer
2 34 (10.09%) Analyst
3 27 (8.01%) Support Engineer
4 26 (7.72%) Consultant
5 24 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (6.23%) .NET Developer
7 20 (5.93%) Administrator
8 19 (5.64%) DBA
9 18 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 17 (5.04%) Architect
10 17 (5.04%) Service Analyst
10 17 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (4.75%) IT Engineer
11 16 (4.75%) IT Manager
12 15 (4.45%) Development Manager
12 15 (4.45%) IT Support
13 14 (4.15%) C# Developer
13 14 (4.15%) Junior
13 14 (4.15%) Platform Engineer
13 14 (4.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.43%) .NET
2 31 (9.20%) HTML
3 29 (8.61%) .NET Framework
4 27 (8.01%) AngularJS
4 27 (8.01%) CSS
5 26 (7.72%) ASP.NET
6 19 (5.64%) React
7 17 (5.04%) .NET Core
7 17 (5.04%) Web Services
8 16 (4.75%) jQuery
9 11 (3.26%) XML
10 10 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.97%) Sass
11 9 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (2.37%) LAMP
12 8 (2.37%) WPF
13 7 (2.08%) Kafka
13 7 (2.08%) REST
14 6 (1.78%) Apache NiFi
14 6 (1.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.34%) Driving Licence
4 12 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.56%) User Experience
5 9 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.67%) Replication
6 7 (2.08%) Clustering
7 5 (1.48%) iPhone
7 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.19%) EPoS
8 4 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.19%) Handset
8 4 (1.19%) PKI
8 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (32.94%) Windows
2 43 (12.76%) Windows 10
2 43 (12.76%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 31 (9.20%) Linux
5 21 (6.23%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.04%) Android
7 16 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.56%) Apple iOS
8 12 (3.56%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.30%) VMS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.36%) ITIL
2 56 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (11.87%) Problem Management
5 39 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 36 (10.68%) DevOps
7 33 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (9.79%) Project Delivery
8 28 (8.31%) CRM
8 28 (8.31%) Presales
9 27 (8.01%) Project Management
10 23 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 23 (6.82%) MVC
11 19 (5.64%) Change Management
12 17 (5.04%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.75%) Incident Management
14 15 (4.45%) Web Development
15 14 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (4.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (21.66%) SQL
2 56 (16.62%) C#
3 43 (12.76%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.79%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.75%) PHP
6 11 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.97%) Python
8 9 (2.67%) Perl
9 7 (2.08%) C
9 7 (2.08%) Java
9 7 (2.08%) VBA
10 6 (1.78%) C++
10 6 (1.78%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.48%) VC++
12 4 (1.19%) ES6
13 3 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.89%) Ruby
13 3 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 37 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.79%) Degree
3 21 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (5.34%) MCSE
5 17 (5.04%) CCNA
6 16 (4.75%) CCNP
6 16 (4.75%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (3.86%) MCSA
8 12 (3.56%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.08%) CCIE
9 7 (2.08%) NCDA
9 7 (2.08%) NCSIE
9 7 (2.08%) VCAP
9 7 (2.08%) VCDX
10 6 (1.78%) MCP
11 5 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.48%) HND
12 4 (1.19%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.57%) SLA
2 25 (7.42%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.75%) QA
4 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.15%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.19%) Docker
8 3 (0.89%) Firmware
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.30%) XenApp
10 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (10.68%) SCCM
2 20 (5.93%) SCOM
3 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.08%) Ansible
6 5 (1.48%) Puppet
7 4 (1.19%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.19%) Icinga
7 4 (1.19%) Observium
8 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Ambari
9 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (19.88%) Cisco
2 42 (12.46%) VMware
3 20 (5.93%) Meraki
3 20 (5.93%) Splunk
4 18 (5.34%) NetApp
5 11 (3.26%) Google
6 10 (2.97%) Citrix
6 10 (2.97%) Oracle
6 10 (2.97%) Remedy
7 9 (2.67%) Sage
8 7 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.08%) WatchGuard
9 6 (1.78%) SAP
10 4 (1.19%) Cramer
10 4 (1.19%) IBM
10 4 (1.19%) Infoblox
10 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.19%) Sonus
11 3 (0.89%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.89%) SolarWinds