Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 269 312 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.58% 18.73% 18.84%
As % of the Vendors category 38.05% 41.11% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 225 263 273
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +4.88% +17.14%
10th Percentile £22,191 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,000 £56,250 £59,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,250 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.81% -2.35% +21.43%

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 707 759 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 48.83% 45.56% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 518 565 538
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,350 £25,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,500 £61,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 101 (37.55%) SQL Server
2 97 (36.06%) SQL
3 70 (26.02%) C#
4 64 (23.79%) .NET
5 61 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 59 (21.93%) Windows
6 59 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (20.45%) Finance
8 50 (18.59%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (17.84%) Microsoft Office
10 47 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (15.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (15.99%) ITIL
12 42 (15.61%) Active Directory
13 41 (15.24%) JavaScript
14 37 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
15 36 (13.38%) HTML
16 35 (13.01%) Project Management
17 32 (11.90%) Degree
18 29 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (10.78%) Scrum
19 27 (10.04%) CSS
20 26 (9.67%) Windows Server
21 25 (9.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 24 (8.92%) jQuery
22 24 (8.92%) Service Delivery
22 24 (8.92%) ASP.NET
22 24 (8.92%) Oracle
22 24 (8.92%) CRM
23 23 (8.55%) PRINCE2

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 14 (5.20%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.83%) Confluence
2 13 (4.83%) IIS
3 10 (3.72%) Apache
3 10 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.97%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.49%) nginx
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) SAS
9 1 (0.37%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (17.84%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (9.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (2.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) HFM
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.74%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (8.18%) Office 365
4 15 (5.58%) SaaS
5 4 (1.49%) IaaS
6 3 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.12%) PaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.83%) Firewall
2 12 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.46%) VPN
3 10 (3.72%) DNS
4 8 (2.97%) IPsec
5 7 (2.60%) DHCP
5 7 (2.60%) SAN
6 6 (2.23%) Skype
7 5 (1.86%) MPLS
7 5 (1.86%) PPTP
8 4 (1.49%) Internet
8 4 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.49%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.49%) PuTTY
8 4 (1.49%) SSL
8 4 (1.49%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.12%) NAS
10 2 (0.74%) LAN
10 2 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (37.55%) SQL Server
2 47 (17.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (15.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (5.20%) MySQL
8 10 (3.72%) SSDT
9 7 (2.60%) Power BI
9 7 (2.60%) Redis
10 5 (1.86%) GIS
10 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (6.32%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.95%) JIRA
3 12 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (4.46%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.86%) Hudson
6 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.74%) git-flow
7 2 (0.74%) NUnit
7 2 (0.74%) Selenium
7 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.37%) GitLab
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 55 (20.45%) Finance
2 17 (6.32%) Retail
2 17 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.09%) Marketing
4 7 (2.60%) Banking
4 7 (2.60%) Legal
5 4 (1.49%) Billing
5 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 3 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (18.22%) Developer
2 42 (15.61%) Analyst
3 27 (10.04%) C# Developer
3 27 (10.04%) DBA
4 26 (9.67%) SQL DBA
5 23 (8.55%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (5.95%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.58%) Administrator
8 15 (5.58%) Architect
8 15 (5.58%) SQL Server DBA
8 15 (5.58%) Web Developer
9 13 (4.83%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.46%) C# Web Developer
10 12 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.09%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 11 (4.09%) Consultant
11 11 (4.09%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.79%) .NET
2 36 (13.38%) HTML
3 27 (10.04%) CSS
4 24 (8.92%) ASP.NET
4 24 (8.92%) jQuery
5 22 (8.18%) Web Services
6 21 (7.81%) AngularJS
6 21 (7.81%) WCF
7 19 (7.06%) .NET Framework
8 18 (6.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (5.20%) Ajax
10 13 (4.83%) Entity Framework
11 12 (4.46%) Fluent NHibernate
12 11 (4.09%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (3.35%) JSON
15 8 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (2.97%) LDAP
15 8 (2.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.09%) Driving Licence
4 11 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.35%) Fintech
5 9 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.86%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (1.49%) Clustering
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.12%) PKI
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.93%) Windows
2 26 (9.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.83%) Linux
3 13 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.46%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.09%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.49%) Solaris
8 3 (1.12%) AIX
8 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.59%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (15.99%) ITIL
4 35 (13.01%) Project Management
5 29 (10.78%) Scrum
6 24 (8.92%) CRM
6 24 (8.92%) Service Delivery
7 23 (8.55%) PRINCE2
7 23 (8.55%) Test Automation
8 22 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.18%) DevOps
8 22 (8.18%) Web Development
9 19 (7.06%) MVC
10 18 (6.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 18 (6.69%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.32%) Time Management
12 16 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.95%) IT Strategy
12 16 (5.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.06%) SQL
2 70 (26.02%) C#
3 41 (15.24%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.55%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.72%) Java
7 8 (2.97%) C++
8 6 (2.23%) Python
9 5 (1.86%) C
9 5 (1.86%) PHP
9 5 (1.86%) Ruby
9 5 (1.86%) XPath
10 3 (1.12%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 2 (0.74%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.37%) COBOL
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (11.90%) Degree
2 17 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.72%) TOGAF Certification
6 9 (3.35%) CISSP
7 8 (2.97%) MCP
7 8 (2.97%) MCSE
8 6 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.49%) CCAA
10 4 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.49%) MCSA
11 3 (1.12%) ISEB
11 3 (1.12%) SSCP
12 2 (0.74%) APMP
12 2 (0.74%) CCNA
12 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.49%) PMO
3 4 (1.49%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) COSHH
4 2 (0.74%) GDPR
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (15.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.46%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.86%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.49%) vSphere
5 4 (1.49%) XenApp
6 3 (1.12%) Docker
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (3.72%) SCCM
3 7 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.49%) EdgeSight
4 4 (1.49%) Nessus
4 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.74%) WSUS
7 1 (0.37%) Ansible
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.37%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 24 (8.92%) Oracle
2 14 (5.20%) SAP
3 13 (4.83%) Citrix
3 13 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (4.46%) VMware
5 6 (2.23%) Remedy
5 6 (2.23%) Unisys
6 5 (1.86%) Cisco
6 5 (1.86%) IBM
6 5 (1.86%) Symantec
7 4 (1.49%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.49%) HP
7 4 (1.49%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.12%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.12%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.12%) Brocade
8 3 (1.12%) EMC
8 3 (1.12%) NetApp
8 3 (1.12%) Veeam
9 2 (0.74%) New Relic