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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 81 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.26% 27.84% 36.53%
As % of the Vendors category 54.44% 56.25% 66.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49 69 83
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
90 144 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 46.39% 49.48% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 81 119 129
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 39 (43.33%) .NET
3 36 (40.00%) C#
4 34 (37.78%) SQL
5 29 (32.22%) MVC
5 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
5 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (28.89%) WCF
7 25 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 25 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (26.67%) Windows
8 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 23 (25.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (23.33%) Web Services
10 21 (23.33%) T-SQL
10 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
11 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
11 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
12 17 (18.89%) Subversion
13 16 (17.78%) High Availability
13 16 (17.78%) OS/400
13 16 (17.78%) AS400
14 15 (16.67%) SDLC
14 15 (16.67%) Windows Server
15 14 (15.56%) GAP Analysis
15 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
15 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008

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 9 (10.00%) IIS
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) Moodle
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
3 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.44%) Firewall
2 13 (14.44%) Network Security
3 8 (8.89%) BGP
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (8.89%) LAN
3 8 (8.89%) OSPF
3 8 (8.89%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (8.89%) WAN
4 7 (7.78%) BIG-IP
4 7 (7.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (7.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (7.78%) tcpdump
4 7 (7.78%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.33%) DNS
5 3 (3.33%) Internet
5 3 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (2.22%) DHCP
6 2 (2.22%) VLAN
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (25.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (21.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.44%) MySQL
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
3 17 (18.89%) Subversion
4 8 (8.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) Moq
5 1 (1.11%) MSTest
5 1 (1.11%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (2.22%) Advertising
1 2 (2.22%) Local Government
1 2 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Developer
2 27 (30.00%) Analyst
3 26 (28.89%) .NET Developer
4 24 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (17.78%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (15.56%) Software Analyst
8 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
9 10 (11.11%) Consultant
10 9 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (8.89%) Network Consultant
11 8 (8.89%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (8.89%) Security Consultant
11 8 (8.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 8 (8.89%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.33%) .NET
2 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
2 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (28.89%) WCF
4 25 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 21 (23.33%) Web Services
6 13 (14.44%) HTML
7 12 (13.33%) CSS
8 10 (11.11%) Ajax
9 9 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 9 (10.00%) HTML5
10 8 (8.89%) jQuery
11 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (7.78%) Entity Framework
12 6 (6.67%) ADO.NET
12 6 (6.67%) JSON
13 5 (5.56%) Middleware
13 5 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) AS400
2 6 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) User Experience
5 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.33%) VLE
6 2 (2.22%) EPoS
6 2 (2.22%) iSeries
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Windows
2 16 (17.78%) OS/400
3 15 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.44%) Linux
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) MVC
2 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.78%) High Availability
5 15 (16.67%) SDLC
6 14 (15.56%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (12.22%) Scrum
8 10 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 9 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.89%) Network Management
10 8 (8.89%) Presales
11 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.78%) Time Management
12 6 (6.67%) Information Security
12 6 (6.67%) Internal Audit
12 6 (6.67%) Migration
12 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) C#
2 34 (37.78%) SQL
3 21 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) CCNP
1 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.89%) CCDP
3 4 (4.44%) ISEB
4 3 (3.33%) CBAP
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.22%) MCP
5 2 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) CCIP
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) CCSA
6 1 (1.11%) CCSE
6 1 (1.11%) CCSP
6 1 (1.11%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) MOM
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Cisco
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) CheckPoint
2 8 (8.89%) F5
3 4 (4.44%) Citrix
4 3 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.11%) VeriFone
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