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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 146 159 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 42.32% 40.46% 25.10%
As % of the Vendors category 80.22% 72.94% 63.83%
Number of salaries quoted 138 139 55
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
182 218 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 52.75% 55.47% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 164 185 86
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 173 (65.53%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (59.85%) .NET
3 141 (53.41%) Scrum
4 140 (53.03%) MS Excel
5 138 (52.27%) C#
6 116 (43.94%) SQL Server
7 108 (40.91%) ASP.NET
8 92 (34.85%) TDD
8 92 (34.85%) WCF
9 83 (31.44%) WPF
10 78 (29.55%) MVC
11 72 (27.27%) Visual Studio
12 69 (26.14%) Windows
13 67 (25.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 64 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 61 (23.11%) Silverlight
16 56 (21.21%) SQL
17 50 (18.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 48 (18.18%) SharePoint
18 48 (18.18%) WinForms
19 47 (17.80%) T-SQL
19 47 (17.80%) .NET Framework
20 46 (17.42%) Oracle
21 43 (16.29%) JavaScript
21 43 (16.29%) Performance Management
22 42 (15.91%) Coaching
23 40 (15.15%) Moq
24 39 (14.77%) LINQ
25 38 (14.39%) Matrix Management
25 38 (14.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (3.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.52%) IIS
5 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.14%) Lync
6 3 (1.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 140 (53.03%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.44%) MS Office
3 6 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.14%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.27%) SaaS
1 6 (2.27%) Office 365
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.92%) Network Security
2 12 (4.55%) HTTP
2 12 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.79%) Firewall
4 8 (3.03%) SAN
4 8 (3.03%) LAN
5 7 (2.65%) WAN
5 7 (2.65%) DNS
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.52%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.52%) SSL
6 4 (1.52%) VPN
6 4 (1.52%) OSPF
6 4 (1.52%) BGP
7 3 (1.14%) VLAN
7 3 (1.14%) Internet
8 2 (0.76%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.76%) FTP
8 2 (0.76%) VoIP
8 2 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (9.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (7.58%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (6.44%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.89%) FileMaker
9 5 (1.89%) MS Access
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 67 (25.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (15.15%) Moq
4 32 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 24 (9.09%) NUnit
6 21 (7.95%) Subversion
7 19 (7.20%) MSTest
General
1 19 (7.20%) Finance
2 3 (1.14%) Retail
3 1 (0.38%) Advertising
3 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (30.30%) Developer
2 63 (23.86%) Architect
3 45 (17.05%) .NET Developer
4 39 (14.77%) Technical Architect
5 37 (14.02%) Development Manager
6 34 (12.88%) Analyst
7 32 (12.12%) Lead Architect
8 31 (11.74%) C# Developer
9 27 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (10.23%) Senior Developer
10 26 (9.85%) Business Analyst
11 21 (7.95%) Senior C# Developer
12 18 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (6.44%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (6.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (5.68%) Senior Business Analyst
15 14 (5.30%) Senior Development Manager
15 14 (5.30%) Senior Manager
15 14 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (4.92%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (59.85%) .NET
2 108 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 92 (34.85%) WCF
4 83 (31.44%) WPF
5 64 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (23.11%) Silverlight
7 48 (18.18%) WinForms
8 47 (17.80%) .NET Framework
9 39 (14.77%) LINQ
10 38 (14.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 36 (13.64%) HTML
12 35 (13.26%) CSS
13 25 (9.47%) jQuery
13 25 (9.47%) Web Services
14 24 (9.09%) Ajax
15 21 (7.95%) ADO.NET
15 21 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 17 (6.44%) AngularJS
17 15 (5.68%) Unity DI Container
17 15 (5.68%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.50%) User Experience
2 30 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 15 (5.68%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.52%) Replication
7 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.14%) Windows
2 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.14%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.14%) UNIX
5 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (65.53%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (53.41%) Scrum
3 92 (34.85%) TDD
4 78 (29.55%) MVC
5 43 (16.29%) Performance Management
6 42 (15.91%) Coaching
7 38 (14.39%) Matrix Management
8 37 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (14.02%) Software Engineering
9 34 (12.88%) OOD
10 32 (12.12%) Kanban
11 30 (11.36%) Multithreading
11 30 (11.36%) UML
12 29 (10.98%) OO
12 29 (10.98%) Mentoring
13 26 (9.85%) DSDM
13 26 (9.85%) BPMN
13 26 (9.85%) User Stories
14 25 (9.47%) People Management
15 23 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 138 (52.27%) C#
2 56 (21.21%) SQL
3 47 (17.80%) T-SQL
4 43 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.52%) Java
7 3 (1.14%) XAML
7 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (6.82%) ISEB
2 17 (6.44%) CBAP
3 13 (4.92%) Degree
3 13 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.79%) MCSE
5 8 (3.03%) CCNP
6 6 (2.27%) MCP
6 6 (2.27%) CCNA
6 6 (2.27%) MCITP
6 6 (2.27%) MCTS
7 5 (1.89%) CCSA
7 5 (1.89%) CCDP
8 4 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.52%) CCSE
9 3 (1.14%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.14%) CCIP
9 3 (1.14%) CCSP
9 3 (1.14%) NCDA
9 3 (1.14%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (1.52%) UAG
3 4 (1.52%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.52%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) Xen
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (7.95%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (17.42%) Oracle
2 17 (6.44%) VMware
3 16 (6.06%) Cisco
4 8 (3.03%) Nintex
4 8 (3.03%) Capita
5 6 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.89%) HP
6 5 (1.89%) Citrix
6 5 (1.89%) IBM
7 4 (1.52%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.52%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.52%) Apple
7 4 (1.52%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.52%) Sage
8 3 (1.14%) NetApp
8 3 (1.14%) Veeam
9 2 (0.76%) Tableau
10 1 (0.38%) Altiris
10 1 (0.38%) Symantec
10 1 (0.38%) Intel
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