Period
to 17 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 17 September 2019 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 227 269 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.65% 18.01% 18.36%
As % of the Vendors category 38.28% 36.55% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 191 226 260
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £56,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -2.44%

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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 593 736 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.28% 49.26% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 436 534 526
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 67 (29.52%) Azure
2 58 (25.55%) SQL Server
3 57 (25.11%) SQL
3 57 (25.11%) Microsoft Office
4 55 (24.23%) C#
5 51 (22.47%) Windows
6 50 (22.03%) .NET
7 47 (20.70%) Microsoft Excel
7 47 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (17.18%) Active Directory
9 39 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (15.86%) Finance
11 33 (14.54%) MVC
12 32 (14.10%) Office 365
13 31 (13.66%) AWS
14 30 (13.22%) Degree
14 30 (13.22%) Legal
14 30 (13.22%) Software Engineering
15 29 (12.78%) ITIL
16 27 (11.89%) Scrum
17 26 (11.45%) Retail
17 26 (11.45%) Windows 10
18 25 (11.01%) .NET Framework
19 24 (10.57%) SLA
20 23 (10.13%) Time Management
21 22 (9.69%) JavaScript
22 21 (9.25%) ASP.NET
22 21 (9.25%) VMware
22 21 (9.25%) AngularJS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.96%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.52%) IIS
3 8 (3.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.88%) Commerce Server
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 57 (25.11%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (20.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Carpe Diem
1 6 (2.64%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 67 (29.52%) Azure
2 32 (14.10%) Office 365
3 31 (13.66%) AWS
4 15 (6.61%) Power Platform
5 13 (5.73%) SaaS
6 11 (4.85%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (3.96%) IaaS
8 6 (2.64%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.88%) PaaS
9 2 (0.88%) Serverless
9 2 (0.88%) Yammer
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) Firewall
1 15 (6.61%) VPN
2 11 (4.85%) Internet
3 9 (3.96%) DNS
3 9 (3.96%) Skype
4 8 (3.52%) LAN
5 7 (3.08%) DHCP
5 7 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.20%) SAN
6 5 (2.20%) VLAN
7 4 (1.76%) IMAP
7 4 (1.76%) POP3
7 4 (1.76%) SMTP
7 4 (1.76%) VoIP
7 4 (1.76%) WAN
8 3 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.88%) DKIM
9 2 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.61%) Power BI
4 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.52%) QlikView
7 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.32%) MySQL
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.88%) DTS
12 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) MSTest
2 2 (0.88%) NUnit
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (15.86%) Finance
2 30 (13.22%) Legal
3 26 (11.45%) Retail
4 14 (6.17%) Marketing
5 7 (3.08%) Law
6 6 (2.64%) Back Office
6 6 (2.64%) Banking
6 6 (2.64%) Billing
7 4 (1.76%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 77 (33.92%) Analyst
2 47 (20.70%) Developer
3 25 (11.01%) .NET Developer
4 20 (8.81%) Business Analyst
4 20 (8.81%) Service Analyst
4 20 (8.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (8.37%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.93%) IT Analyst
7 16 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.73%) Consultant
9 13 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.85%) Business IT Analyst
10 11 (4.85%) IT Business Analyst
11 10 (4.41%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.41%) Service Manager
11 10 (4.41%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.03%) .NET
2 25 (11.01%) .NET Framework
3 21 (9.25%) AngularJS
3 21 (9.25%) ASP.NET
4 17 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (7.49%) CSS
4 17 (7.49%) RESTful
5 15 (6.61%) HTML
6 14 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (6.17%) SOAP
7 12 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (4.85%) XML
9 10 (4.41%) .NET Core
9 10 (4.41%) Web Services
10 8 (3.52%) JSON
10 8 (3.52%) WCF
11 7 (3.08%) jQuery
12 6 (2.64%) Ajax
12 6 (2.64%) Entity Framework
12 6 (2.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.49%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.85%) User Experience
5 6 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.64%) iPhone
6 5 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.20%) Social Media
7 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) Replication
8 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.47%) Windows
2 26 (11.45%) Windows 10
3 14 (6.17%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.41%) Linux
6 9 (3.96%) Android
7 5 (2.20%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.76%) CentOS
9 3 (1.32%) VMS
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) Debian
10 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) Unix
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.38%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (14.54%) MVC
4 30 (13.22%) Software Engineering
5 29 (12.78%) ITIL
6 27 (11.89%) Scrum
7 23 (10.13%) Time Management
8 21 (9.25%) Analytics
9 20 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (8.37%) Business Analysis
10 19 (8.37%) Migration
11 18 (7.93%) Coaching
11 18 (7.93%) Strategic Planning
12 17 (7.49%) ITSM
12 17 (7.49%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 16 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (6.17%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.11%) SQL
2 55 (24.23%) C#
3 22 (9.69%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.37%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.85%) Python
7 6 (2.64%) C
7 6 (2.64%) R
7 6 (2.64%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.20%) C++
9 4 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.32%) Java
11 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.88%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) VC++
12 1 (0.44%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (13.22%) Degree
2 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.41%) MCSA
4 9 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.52%) MCP
6 7 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.64%) CCNA
7 6 (2.64%) MCSE
8 5 (2.20%) HND
9 3 (1.32%) CCNP
9 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.88%) ISEB
10 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) CISM
11 1 (0.44%) CISSP
11 1 (0.44%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.44%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.57%) SLA
2 9 (3.96%) QA
3 7 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.44%) GDPR
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) NIST
6 1 (0.44%) NIST 800
System Software
1 39 (17.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.05%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.73%) vSphere
4 12 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.88%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 2 (0.88%) Docker
6 2 (0.88%) HDFS
6 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.88%) XenApp
6 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (2.64%) DameWare
3 4 (1.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.76%) SCCM
4 3 (1.32%) Terraform
5 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.88%) SCOM
5 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.44%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.44%) vRealize
6 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (9.25%) VMware
2 15 (6.61%) SAP
3 13 (5.73%) Cisco
4 12 (5.29%) Veeam
5 11 (4.85%) Citrix
6 9 (3.96%) Tableau
7 8 (3.52%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.08%) Adobe
9 6 (2.64%) Avaya
9 6 (2.64%) ConnectWise
9 6 (2.64%) Google
9 6 (2.64%) iManage
9 6 (2.64%) Mitel
9 6 (2.64%) Sony
10 4 (1.76%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.76%) Remedy
11 3 (1.32%) Workday
12 2 (0.88%) McAfee
12 2 (0.88%) NetApp
12 2 (0.88%) Symantec