The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 76 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.05% 29.01% 42.18%
As % of the Vendors category 30.30% 54.68% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 76 136
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Microsoft
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
99 139 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 56.25% 53.05% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 90 136 163
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £31,880 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedford region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bedford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (39.29%) .NET
3 21 (37.50%) C#
4 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 19 (33.93%) MVC
5 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (32.14%) SQL
6 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
8 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 12 (21.43%) Subversion
11 11 (19.64%) Web Services
11 11 (19.64%) WCF
12 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
12 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.07%) AS400
13 9 (16.07%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (16.07%) Windows
13 9 (16.07%) OS/400
13 9 (16.07%) SDLC
13 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (14.29%) High Availability
14 8 (14.29%) Web Development
14 8 (14.29%) HTML
15 7 (12.50%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) Network Security
2 5 (8.93%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) BGP
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) OSPF
3 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 3 (5.36%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) tcpdump
3 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) Power BI
6 2 (3.57%) QlikView
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Bower
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) JDeveloper
General
1 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) .NET Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Software Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Administrator
9 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.36%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (5.36%) IT Support
10 3 (5.36%) Presales Consultant
10 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 11 (19.64%) WCF
6 11 (19.64%) Web Services
7 8 (14.29%) HTML
8 7 (12.50%) CSS
9 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.36%) ADO.NET
11 3 (5.36%) Ajax
11 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.36%) HTML5
11 3 (5.36%) jQuery
12 2 (3.57%) Flash
12 2 (3.57%) JSON
12 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) AS400
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) OS/400
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) MVC
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.07%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (16.07%) SDLC
4 8 (14.29%) High Availability
4 8 (14.29%) Web Development
5 7 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.93%) Presales
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.36%) Network Management
8 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.36%) Open Source
8 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.57%) ERP
9 2 (3.57%) ETL
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.57%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) CCDP
1 3 (5.36%) CCNP
1 3 (5.36%) CCSA
1 3 (5.36%) CCSE
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) CBAP
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) MCP
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
2 2 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Cisco
2 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) CA
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) CommVault
3 2 (3.57%) FalconStor
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Dell
4 1 (1.79%) Draytek
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) NETGEAR
4 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
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