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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 116 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.90% 37.79% 38.29%
As % of the Vendors category 52.78% 73.42% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75 100 136
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
144 158 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 62.34% 51.47% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 142 123 181
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (72.66%) MS Excel
2 54 (38.85%) SQL Server
3 52 (37.41%) .NET
4 49 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (32.37%) Windows
6 42 (30.22%) C#
6 42 (30.22%) ASP.NET
7 40 (28.78%) Presales
8 39 (28.06%) JavaScript
9 37 (26.62%) Firewall
9 37 (26.62%) MVC
10 34 (24.46%) HTML
10 34 (24.46%) CSS
10 34 (24.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (23.02%) jQuery
12 27 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (19.42%) Visual Studio
13 26 (18.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (18.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (17.99%) VMware
14 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (16.55%) MS Office
15 23 (16.55%) MCSE
16 21 (15.11%) CheckPoint
16 21 (15.11%) Cisco
16 21 (15.11%) Mentoring
17 20 (14.39%) Windows Server
17 20 (14.39%) CCNP
17 20 (14.39%) LAN
17 20 (14.39%) WAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.76%) Node.js
4 4 (2.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 101 (72.66%) MS Excel
2 23 (16.55%) MS Office
3 18 (12.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.88%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (26.62%) Firewall
2 20 (14.39%) LAN
2 20 (14.39%) WAN
3 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
4 18 (12.95%) BGP
4 18 (12.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (12.95%) Network Security
4 18 (12.95%) OSPF
4 18 (12.95%) Spanning Tree
4 18 (12.95%) tcpdump
4 18 (12.95%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.16%) DNS
5 3 (2.16%) SSL
6 2 (1.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.72%) DHCP
7 1 (0.72%) VLAN
7 1 (0.72%) VoIP
7 1 (0.72%) VPN
7 1 (0.72%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (10.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (19.42%) Visual Studio
2 26 (18.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.76%) Moq
4 8 (5.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (2.88%) Selenium
6 2 (1.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 2 (1.44%) Advertising
3 1 (0.72%) Legal
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (30.22%) Developer
2 36 (25.90%) .NET Developer
3 35 (25.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 35 (25.18%) C# Developer
4 34 (24.46%) ASP.NET Developer
4 34 (24.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 34 (24.46%) Consultant
5 30 (21.58%) Senior Developer
6 29 (20.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 28 (20.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 28 (20.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 27 (19.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (19.42%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 22 (15.83%) Analyst
10 22 (15.83%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (9.35%) Security Consultant
12 12 (8.63%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (7.91%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 11 (7.91%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.41%) .NET
2 42 (30.22%) ASP.NET
3 34 (24.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (24.46%) CSS
3 34 (24.46%) HTML
4 32 (23.02%) jQuery
5 18 (12.95%) .NET Framework
6 17 (12.23%) AngularJS
7 16 (11.51%) WCF
8 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 15 (10.79%) Entity Framework
9 14 (10.07%) ADO.NET
9 14 (10.07%) Ajax
9 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (10.07%) HTML5
10 12 (8.63%) Web Services
11 10 (7.19%) WPF
12 9 (6.47%) WinForms
13 8 (5.76%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.76%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.37%) Windows
2 20 (14.39%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Linux
7 3 (2.16%) AIX
7 3 (2.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.78%) Presales
3 37 (26.62%) MVC
4 26 (18.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (15.11%) Mentoring
6 19 (13.67%) Load Balancing
6 19 (13.67%) Scrum
6 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
7 18 (12.95%) Network Management
7 18 (12.95%) TDD
8 16 (11.51%) GAP Analysis
8 16 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (10.07%) BDD
9 14 (10.07%) OO
10 13 (9.35%) Data Security
10 13 (9.35%) Information Governance
10 13 (9.35%) Information Security
10 13 (9.35%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.35%) Time Management
11 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.22%) C#
2 39 (28.06%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.79%) PowerShell
4 14 (10.07%) SQL
5 9 (6.47%) Ruby
6 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.16%) C
9 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (16.55%) MCSE
3 20 (14.39%) CCNP
3 20 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (10.07%) CCDP
4 14 (10.07%) MCP
5 13 (9.35%) CISA
5 13 (9.35%) CISM
5 13 (9.35%) CISSP
5 13 (9.35%) PCI QSA
6 12 (8.63%) MCSA
7 10 (7.19%) CCSE
8 9 (6.47%) CCSA
8 9 (6.47%) VCAP
8 9 (6.47%) VCP5
8 9 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.32%) MCITP
10 4 (2.88%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.88%) Degree
11 2 (1.44%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (10.07%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.35%) VMware ESX
2 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.63%) vSphere
4 10 (7.19%) XenApp
5 4 (2.88%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.16%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.76%) MOM
3 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) VMware
2 21 (15.11%) CheckPoint
2 21 (15.11%) Cisco
3 18 (12.95%) Intel
4 10 (7.19%) Citrix
5 7 (5.04%) Oracle
6 6 (4.32%) SAP
7 5 (3.60%) F5
8 4 (2.88%) Dell
9 3 (2.16%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.44%) Avaya
10 2 (1.44%) Draytek
10 2 (1.44%) HP
10 2 (1.44%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.44%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.72%) IBM
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