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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 74 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.39% 34.74% 37.10%
As % of the Vendors category 42.22% 57.36% 70.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34 73 99
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £35,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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
90 129 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 62.50% 60.56% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 78 127 123
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
1 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 26 (39.39%) Windows
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 17 (25.76%) .NET
6 15 (22.73%) C#
6 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (18.18%) MS Office
9 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 11 (16.67%) MVC
10 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (16.67%) SaaS
11 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
12 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.64%) WAN
12 9 (13.64%) Cisco
12 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
12 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
13 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (12.12%) Subversion

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 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.18%) MS Office
3 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) SaaS
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.09%) Office 365
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) WAN
2 8 (12.12%) Network Security
3 7 (10.61%) LAN
3 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.09%) BGP
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (9.09%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) OSPF
4 6 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (9.09%) tcpdump
4 6 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.55%) SAN
6 2 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (1.52%) DHCP
7 1 (1.52%) DNS
7 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.03%) Power BI
6 2 (3.03%) QlikView
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.12%) Subversion
2 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.06%) Selenium
4 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.52%) Bower
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) JDeveloper
General
1 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support
6 4 (6.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (10.61%) Web Services
6 4 (6.06%) CSS
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
6 4 (6.06%) WCF
7 3 (4.55%) jQuery
8 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.03%) Flash
9 1 (1.52%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.52%) Ajax
9 1 (1.52%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.52%) HTML5
9 1 (1.52%) Middleware
9 1 (1.52%) OAuth
9 1 (1.52%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) CMDB
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) MVC
3 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Presales
4 8 (12.12%) Web Development
5 7 (10.61%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (9.09%) Network Management
6 6 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) SDLC
8 4 (6.06%) Change Management
8 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) C#
2 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.06%) VBScript
5 2 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.61%) CCNP
4 6 (9.09%) CCDP
4 6 (9.09%) CCSA
4 6 (9.09%) CCSE
4 6 (9.09%) MCSE
5 5 (7.58%) MCP
6 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 4 (6.06%) MCITP
6 4 (6.06%) MCSA
6 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.52%) CCIP
8 1 (1.52%) CCSP
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
2 2 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
1 2 (3.03%) Simpana
2 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco
2 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) CA
5 2 (3.03%) CommVault
5 2 (3.03%) FalconStor
5 2 (3.03%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) Draytek
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Meridio
6 1 (1.52%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
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