Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 285 225 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.43% 14.04% 16.27%
As % of the Vendors category 40.37% 32.23% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 245 217 276
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,750 £59,700 £58,125
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -3.85%

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 706 698 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 45.67% 43.54% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 527 497 500
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,900 £61,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -2.35%

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 18 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 122 (42.81%) C#
2 119 (41.75%) .NET
3 94 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 92 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (31.58%) SQL
6 88 (30.88%) SQL Server
7 68 (23.86%) MVC
8 65 (22.81%) Windows
9 58 (20.35%) Scrum
10 54 (18.95%) ASP.NET
11 53 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (17.54%) Unit Testing
13 48 (16.84%) .NET Framework
14 46 (16.14%) Microsoft Office
14 46 (16.14%) ITIL
15 45 (15.79%) Active Directory
16 42 (14.74%) JavaScript
16 42 (14.74%) Software Engineering
16 42 (14.74%) Office 365
17 41 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (14.39%) VMware
18 39 (13.68%) Degree
19 38 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (12.98%) Visual Studio
20 37 (12.98%) Hyper-V
21 36 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
21 36 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 35 (12.28%) AngularJS
23 33 (11.58%) Windows Server
24 32 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 29 (10.18%) IIS
2 10 (3.51%) CMS
3 9 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.11%) Kentico
5 5 (1.75%) Commerce Server
5 5 (1.75%) SAS
6 2 (0.70%) Confluence
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (16.14%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.70%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.70%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 94 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (14.74%) Office 365
3 36 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (4.56%) SaaS
5 10 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (2.81%) IaaS
7 5 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.05%) PaaS
10 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.35%) G Suite
11 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.35%) NuGet
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.07%) Firewall
2 18 (6.32%) Internet
3 10 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (3.16%) BIG-IP
4 9 (3.16%) IP Telephony
5 8 (2.81%) VLAN
6 6 (2.11%) DNS
6 6 (2.11%) Extranet
6 6 (2.11%) VPN
7 5 (1.75%) MPLS
7 5 (1.75%) SAN
7 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.75%) Wireless
8 4 (1.40%) BGP
8 4 (1.40%) IPv4
8 4 (1.40%) IPv6
8 4 (1.40%) LAN
8 4 (1.40%) OSPF
8 4 (1.40%) RSVP
8 4 (1.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (8.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.51%) MySQL
5 10 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.81%) Power BI
7 7 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.40%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.70%) GIS
12 2 (0.70%) HDInsight
12 2 (0.70%) QlikView
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (12.98%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.61%) MSTest
2 16 (5.61%) NUnit
3 12 (4.21%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.70%) Hudson
5 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.70%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.35%) JMeter
6 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.35%) Selenium
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (8.77%) Finance
2 16 (5.61%) Legal
2 16 (5.61%) Retail
3 9 (3.16%) Electronics
4 8 (2.81%) Back Office
4 8 (2.81%) Billing
5 6 (2.11%) Automotive
5 6 (2.11%) Marketing
6 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (34.74%) Developer
2 57 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 50 (17.54%) Analyst
4 34 (11.93%) .NET Developer
5 31 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (8.42%) Software Developer
7 22 (7.72%) Service Analyst
7 22 (7.72%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (7.37%) C# Software Developer
8 21 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 20 (7.02%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
11 15 (5.26%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.91%) .NET Software Engineer
12 14 (4.91%) Sitecore Developer
13 13 (4.56%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (4.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.21%) IT Manager
14 12 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (41.75%) .NET
2 54 (18.95%) ASP.NET
3 48 (16.84%) .NET Framework
4 41 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (12.28%) AngularJS
6 30 (10.53%) HTML
7 29 (10.18%) CSS
7 29 (10.18%) RESTful
8 28 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (8.07%) WPF
10 21 (7.37%) WCF
10 21 (7.37%) XML
11 18 (6.32%) jQuery
11 18 (6.32%) Web Services
12 16 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (5.26%) SOAP
14 14 (4.91%) .NET Core
14 14 (4.91%) JSON
15 12 (4.21%) Entity Framework
16 10 (3.51%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.16%) iPhone
6 7 (2.46%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.05%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.05%) User Experience
9 2 (0.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.81%) Windows
2 33 (11.58%) Windows Server
3 17 (5.96%) Windows 10
4 13 (4.56%) Linux
5 11 (3.86%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.16%) Android
7 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.35%) VMS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (23.86%) MVC
3 58 (20.35%) Scrum
4 53 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (17.54%) Unit Testing
6 46 (16.14%) ITIL
7 42 (14.74%) Software Engineering
8 32 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 29 (10.18%) Load Balancing
10 26 (9.12%) E-Commerce
10 26 (9.12%) High Availability
11 23 (8.07%) Analytics
12 22 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (7.72%) Test Automation
13 20 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
14 19 (6.67%) Time Management
15 17 (5.96%) Functional Testing
16 16 (5.61%) Computer Science
17 15 (5.26%) Mathematics
17 15 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 122 (42.81%) C#
2 90 (31.58%) SQL
3 42 (14.74%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.61%) VC++
5 14 (4.91%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.86%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.46%) C
7 7 (2.46%) Python
7 7 (2.46%) VB
8 5 (1.75%) C++
8 5 (1.75%) Java
8 5 (1.75%) R
8 5 (1.75%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.70%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.70%) PHP
10 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.35%) Delphi
11 1 (0.35%) VBA
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (13.68%) Degree
2 38 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (10.18%) MCSA
4 25 (8.77%) MCSE
5 12 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.21%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.16%) CCA
6 9 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.81%) MCITP
8 7 (2.46%) CCNA
9 5 (1.75%) CEH
9 5 (1.75%) CISSP
10 3 (1.05%) CCNP
10 3 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.05%) GIAC
10 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.05%) MCTS
11 2 (0.70%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.37%) SLA
2 14 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.86%) GDPR
4 10 (3.51%) PMO
5 9 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.75%) HL7
6 5 (1.75%) QA
7 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.98%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.86%) vSphere
5 3 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.05%) XenApp
6 2 (0.70%) Docker
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.91%) SCCM
2 9 (3.16%) SCVMM
3 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.05%) DameWare
5 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (14.39%) VMware
2 22 (7.72%) Sitecore
3 18 (6.32%) Citrix
4 16 (5.61%) Cisco
5 12 (4.21%) Mitel
6 9 (3.16%) Aruba
6 9 (3.16%) F5
6 9 (3.16%) HP
7 8 (2.81%) Veeam
8 6 (2.11%) Tableau
9 4 (1.40%) Cerner
9 4 (1.40%) Oracle
9 4 (1.40%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.40%) Sage
10 3 (1.05%) Adobe
10 3 (1.05%) Avaya
10 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.05%) SAP
11 2 (0.70%) Juniper
11 2 (0.70%) Micro Focus