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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 73 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.51% 26.35% 41.70%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 53.28% 70.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 180
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £30,750 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £52,850
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
80 137 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 41.03% 49.46% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 255
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £47,500 £65,000
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 6 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 69 (56.56%) MS Excel
2 50 (40.98%) .NET
3 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
4 45 (36.89%) Firewall
5 39 (31.97%) Presales
6 37 (30.33%) Windows
7 35 (28.69%) C#
8 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET
9 32 (26.23%) MVC
9 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (22.95%) Network Security
13 27 (22.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (22.13%) TCP/IP
14 26 (21.31%) Cisco
14 26 (21.31%) CCNP
14 26 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (21.31%) CheckPoint
15 25 (20.49%) WAN
15 25 (20.49%) LAN
16 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (19.67%) Load Balancing
17 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (18.85%) MS Visio
17 23 (18.85%) JavaScript
17 23 (18.85%) OSPF
17 23 (18.85%) BGP
17 23 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (18.85%) Network Management

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 10 (8.20%) IIS
2 9 (7.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.92%) Node.js
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.82%) Moodle
Applications
1 69 (56.56%) MS Excel
2 23 (18.85%) MS Visio
3 21 (17.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (36.89%) Firewall
2 28 (22.95%) Network Security
3 27 (22.13%) TCP/IP
4 25 (20.49%) LAN
4 25 (20.49%) WAN
5 23 (18.85%) BGP
5 23 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (18.85%) OSPF
5 23 (18.85%) Spanning Tree
6 22 (18.03%) tcpdump
6 22 (18.03%) Wireshark
7 7 (5.74%) BIG-IP
7 7 (5.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (5.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (4.10%) DNS
9 4 (3.28%) SSL
10 3 (2.46%) DHCP
10 3 (2.46%) Internet
10 3 (2.46%) VLAN
10 3 (2.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (17.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (17.21%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.38%) Subversion
4 3 (2.46%) Moq
4 3 (2.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.82%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (0.82%) Automotive
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Developer
2 34 (27.87%) Consultant
3 31 (25.41%) .NET Developer
3 31 (25.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 31 (25.41%) C# Developer
4 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 23 (18.85%) Senior .NET Developer
5 23 (18.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 23 (18.85%) Senior C# Developer
5 23 (18.85%) Senior Developer
6 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (17.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (16.39%) Security Consultant
8 17 (13.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (13.93%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (12.30%) Analyst
9 15 (12.30%) Network Consultant
9 15 (12.30%) Network Security Consultant
10 14 (11.48%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.98%) .NET
2 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET
3 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (18.03%) CSS
4 22 (18.03%) HTML
5 20 (16.39%) .NET Framework
5 20 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 19 (15.57%) WCF
7 18 (14.75%) jQuery
8 16 (13.11%) Web Services
9 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 11 (9.02%) Ajax
10 11 (9.02%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.02%) HTML5
11 10 (8.20%) Entity Framework
12 9 (7.38%) ADO.NET
12 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.92%) JSON
14 5 (4.10%) Middleware
15 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.46%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.46%) Replication
4 3 (2.46%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) AS400
6 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
6 1 (0.82%) VLE
6 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.33%) Windows
2 18 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.56%) Linux
6 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.46%) AIX
7 3 (2.46%) Unix
8 2 (1.64%) OS/400
8 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.82%) Android
9 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Presales
2 32 (26.23%) MVC
3 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (19.67%) Load Balancing
6 23 (18.85%) Network Management
7 19 (15.57%) Information Security
7 19 (15.57%) Risk Management
8 18 (14.75%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
10 15 (12.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (11.48%) Data Security
11 14 (11.48%) Scrum
12 13 (10.66%) Information Governance
12 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
13 12 (9.84%) Time Management
14 11 (9.02%) DevOps
15 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (7.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) C#
2 23 (18.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.57%) SQL
4 16 (13.11%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.38%) Ruby
7 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.64%) C
9 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (21.31%) CCNP
1 26 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.57%) CCDP
3 13 (10.66%) CISA
3 13 (10.66%) CISM
3 13 (10.66%) CISSP
3 13 (10.66%) PCI QSA
4 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.20%) MCSE
6 9 (7.38%) CCSE
7 8 (6.56%) CCSA
7 8 (6.56%) MCP
8 7 (5.74%) MCSA
9 4 (3.28%) MCITP
10 3 (2.46%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.46%) VCP5
10 3 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.64%) CBAP
11 2 (1.64%) Degree
11 2 (1.64%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
1 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.74%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.92%) vSphere
4 5 (4.10%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.28%) XenApp
6 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.46%) MOM
3 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) CheckPoint
1 26 (21.31%) Cisco
2 13 (10.66%) VMware
3 12 (9.84%) F5
4 5 (4.10%) Intel
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) Citrix
6 3 (2.46%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.64%) Avaya
7 2 (1.64%) Dell
7 2 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.82%) VeriFone
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