Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 249 311 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.39% 19.63% 19.29%
As % of the Vendors category 38.66% 41.58% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 194 284 293
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,875 £59,900
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +12.16%

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 644 748 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 44.97% 47.22% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 457 546 596
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,300 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,100 £62,000 £61,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 81 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (32.13%) C#
2 80 (32.13%) SQL Server
3 79 (31.73%) .NET
4 76 (30.52%) SQL
5 70 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (22.49%) Microsoft Office
7 54 (21.69%) Windows
8 47 (18.88%) Active Directory
8 47 (18.88%) Finance
9 42 (16.87%) ITIL
10 39 (15.66%) Scrum
10 39 (15.66%) Microsoft Excel
11 38 (15.26%) JavaScript
11 38 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (14.46%) HTML
12 36 (14.46%) MVC
13 33 (13.25%) Project Management
14 32 (12.85%) Degree
15 31 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (12.05%) ASP.NET
17 28 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (10.84%) Test Automation
18 27 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (10.44%) Web Services
20 25 (10.04%) CSS
20 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (10.04%) Windows Server
21 24 (9.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 13 (5.22%) IIS
2 11 (4.42%) Confluence
2 11 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.02%) Apache
4 8 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.21%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.81%) CMS
6 6 (2.41%) Kentico
7 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.61%) nginx
9 3 (1.20%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.20%) SAS
10 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (22.49%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (15.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (9.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) HFM
1 2 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 81 (32.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (9.64%) Office 365
4 15 (6.02%) SaaS
5 6 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.41%) IaaS
6 5 (2.01%) PaaS
7 4 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.40%) NuGet
9 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.02%) Firewall
2 9 (3.61%) DNS
2 9 (3.61%) SAN
3 8 (3.21%) Internet
4 7 (2.81%) IPsec
4 7 (2.81%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.41%) DHCP
5 6 (2.41%) Extranet
5 6 (2.41%) Skype
5 6 (2.41%) VPN
6 5 (2.01%) LAN
6 5 (2.01%) MPLS
7 4 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.61%) NAS
7 4 (1.61%) PPTP
7 4 (1.61%) WAN
8 3 (1.20%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.20%) VoIP
9 2 (0.80%) HTTP
9 2 (0.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (32.13%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.83%) MySQL
5 16 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.61%) Power BI
7 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (2.01%) SSDT
10 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.61%) Redis
10 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (8.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.02%) JIRA
3 12 (4.82%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.41%) Hudson
6 4 (1.61%) NUnit
6 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.20%) Selenium
8 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.80%) git-flow
8 2 (0.80%) MSTest
8 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.80%) WiX
9 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.40%) JMeter
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (18.88%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Retail
2 13 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.82%) Marketing
4 11 (4.42%) Legal
5 8 (3.21%) Banking
6 7 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (26.51%) Developer
2 40 (16.06%) C# Developer
3 36 (14.46%) Analyst
4 28 (11.24%) .NET Developer
5 20 (8.03%) Architect
6 17 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (5.22%) Web Developer
9 12 (4.82%) C# Web Developer
9 12 (4.82%) DBA
9 12 (4.82%) SQL DBA
9 12 (4.82%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.42%) Consultant
10 11 (4.42%) IT Manager
11 10 (4.02%) Administrator
11 10 (4.02%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.02%) SQL Server DBA
11 10 (4.02%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.61%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.73%) .NET
2 36 (14.46%) HTML
3 30 (12.05%) ASP.NET
4 26 (10.44%) Web Services
5 25 (10.04%) CSS
6 23 (9.24%) .NET Framework
7 22 (8.84%) jQuery
8 21 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (8.03%) WCF
10 19 (7.63%) AngularJS
10 19 (7.63%) Entity Framework
11 15 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (4.02%) XML
14 9 (3.61%) Fluent NHibernate
14 9 (3.61%) REST
14 9 (3.61%) XSLT
15 8 (3.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.61%) Fintech
6 8 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.01%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.01%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.20%) PKI
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience
10 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.80%) iPhone
11 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.69%) Windows
2 25 (10.04%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.43%) Linux
4 11 (4.42%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.01%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.61%) Solaris
9 3 (1.20%) AIX
10 2 (0.80%) Android
10 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.40%) Unix
11 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.87%) ITIL
3 39 (15.66%) Scrum
4 38 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (14.46%) MVC
6 33 (13.25%) Project Management
7 27 (10.84%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (9.24%) Computer Science
9 23 (9.24%) CRM
9 23 (9.24%) E-Commerce
10 21 (8.43%) DevOps
10 21 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 20 (8.03%) Web Development
12 18 (7.23%) High Availability
12 18 (7.23%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.83%) IT Strategy
14 15 (6.02%) Migration
14 15 (6.02%) SOLID
14 15 (6.02%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.13%) C#
2 76 (30.52%) SQL
3 38 (15.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.43%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.82%) C
6 11 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.21%) Java
7 8 (3.21%) Python
8 5 (2.01%) PHP
8 5 (2.01%) R
9 4 (1.61%) Ruby
10 3 (1.20%) C++
10 3 (1.20%) VBA
10 3 (1.20%) XPath
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.80%) VB
11 2 (0.80%) VC++
12 1 (0.40%) COBOL
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (12.85%) Degree
2 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.02%) MCSE
4 14 (5.62%) MCSA
5 12 (4.82%) CISSP
6 11 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.02%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (3.21%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (3.21%) MCP
8 8 (3.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.81%) CCA
10 6 (2.41%) CCNA
10 6 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.61%) CEH
12 4 (1.61%) MCITP
13 3 (1.20%) ISEB
13 3 (1.20%) MCTS
13 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) SLA
2 6 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.61%) QA
5 3 (1.20%) GDPR
5 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.80%) COSHH
6 2 (0.80%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.80%) NEBOSH
6 2 (0.80%) PMO
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (18.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.83%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) Docker
5 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.81%) SCCM
2 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.61%) Nessus
3 4 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.40%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (6.02%) Sitecore
1 15 (6.02%) VMware
2 14 (5.62%) Oracle
3 13 (5.22%) Citrix
4 11 (4.42%) SAP
5 10 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.21%) Cisco
7 7 (2.81%) Remedy
8 6 (2.41%) Unisys
9 5 (2.01%) Symantec
10 4 (1.61%) Mitel
10 4 (1.61%) Tableau
11 3 (1.20%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.20%) Brocade
11 3 (1.20%) EMC
11 3 (1.20%) HP
11 3 (1.20%) IBM
11 3 (1.20%) NetApp
11 3 (1.20%) Veeam
12 2 (0.80%) Adobe