Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 69 219 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.44% 14.25% 18.34%
As % of the Vendors category 40.35% 37.95% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 105 201 231
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £36,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £83,500 £65,000 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 171 577 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.26% 37.54% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 130 424 524
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +3.53%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 32 (46.38%) Azure
2 31 (44.93%) Windows
3 23 (33.33%) Office 365
4 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
5 17 (24.64%) .NET
6 16 (23.19%) C#
6 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (23.19%) Windows Server
7 15 (21.74%) SCCM
8 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (20.29%) VMware
9 13 (18.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
10 12 (17.39%) ITIL
10 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 11 (15.94%) Citrix
11 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (15.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (15.94%) API Development
12 10 (14.49%) Project Delivery
12 10 (14.49%) DevOps
12 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (14.49%) SAN
13 9 (13.04%) Change Management
13 9 (13.04%) SLA
13 9 (13.04%) NetScaler
14 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC

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 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) Azure
2 23 (33.33%) Office 365
3 11 (15.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (8.70%) AWS
4 6 (8.70%) OneDrive
5 4 (5.80%) PaaS
6 3 (4.35%) Azure Functions
6 3 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (4.35%) Logic Apps
6 3 (4.35%) Power Platform
6 3 (4.35%) SaaS
6 3 (4.35%) Serverless
7 1 (1.45%) IaaS
7 1 (1.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) SAN
2 9 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 8 (11.59%) Firewall
4 6 (8.70%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.90%) LAN
7 2 (2.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Big Data
3 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (4.35%) Data Lake
3 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
1 3 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.90%) Local Government
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Software Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Development Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Office 365 Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Software Development Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.80%) .NET Core
5 3 (4.35%) JSON
5 3 (4.35%) REST
5 3 (4.35%) SAML
6 1 (1.45%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) AS400
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.94%) API Development
3 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (14.49%) DevOps
4 10 (14.49%) Project Delivery
5 9 (13.04%) Change Management
6 8 (11.59%) Identity Management
6 8 (11.59%) MVC
7 7 (10.14%) Service Management
8 6 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (8.70%) Network Management
8 6 (8.70%) Project Management
8 6 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) C#
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) ISEB
2 4 (5.80%) MCSE
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) NCDA
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 6 (8.70%) GDPR
2 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.35%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) VMware
2 11 (15.94%) Citrix
3 6 (8.70%) Forcepoint
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) Databricks
5 3 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (2.90%) Dialogic
6 2 (2.90%) NetApp
6 2 (2.90%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.45%) Capita
7 1 (1.45%) Informatica