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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 79 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.26% 27.62% 35.65%
As % of the Vendors category 48.05% 60.77% 64.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37 73 97
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 £26,700 £31,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
77 130 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 44.25% 45.45% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 70 119 153
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,250 £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 28 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (41.77%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) SQL
3 32 (40.51%) .NET
4 26 (32.91%) MVC
4 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET
4 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
5 22 (27.85%) WCF
6 20 (25.32%) Web Services
6 20 (25.32%) T-SQL
6 20 (25.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (25.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (24.05%) Relational Database
7 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
8 18 (22.78%) Subversion
8 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
8 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
9 17 (21.52%) OS/400
9 17 (21.52%) Windows
9 17 (21.52%) AS400
9 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.52%) High Availability
10 16 (20.25%) SDLC
11 15 (18.99%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
13 10 (12.66%) HTML

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 5 (6.33%) IIS
1 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Moodle
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.13%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Network Security
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.86%) Firewall
3 4 (5.06%) BGP
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (5.06%) LAN
3 4 (5.06%) OSPF
3 4 (5.06%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (5.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.80%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.53%) DNS
5 2 (2.53%) Internet
5 2 (2.53%) SSL
5 2 (2.53%) VLAN
5 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (25.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (24.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) MySQL
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (22.78%) Subversion
2 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.86%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) MSTest
4 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 3 (3.80%) Advertising
2 2 (2.53%) Local Government
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Automotive
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Developer
2 26 (32.91%) Analyst
3 23 (29.11%) .NET Developer
4 21 (26.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (26.58%) C# Developer
5 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 17 (21.52%) Operations Analyst
7 15 (18.99%) Software Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Automation Tester
11 4 (5.06%) Network Consultant
11 4 (5.06%) Security Consultant
11 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) .NET
2 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET
2 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
3 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 22 (27.85%) WCF
4 20 (25.32%) Web Services
5 10 (12.66%) HTML
6 9 (11.39%) CSS
7 8 (10.13%) Ajax
8 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.86%) HTML5
9 6 (7.59%) jQuery
10 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.33%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.06%) ADO.NET
11 4 (5.06%) JSON
11 4 (5.06%) Middleware
12 3 (3.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) AS400
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) VLE
4 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.53%) EPoS
4 2 (2.53%) iSeries
4 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) OS/400
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
2 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) MVC
2 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
3 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.52%) High Availability
4 16 (20.25%) SDLC
5 15 (18.99%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (10.13%) Data Protection
6 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.59%) Time Management
8 5 (6.33%) Automation Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.33%) Migration
8 5 (6.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Open Source
8 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Software Architecture
8 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) C#
1 33 (41.77%) SQL
2 20 (25.32%) T-SQL
3 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.80%) PHP
4 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) CCNP
1 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.06%) CCDP
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CBAP
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) CCIP
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) CCSA
5 1 (1.27%) CCSE
5 1 (1.27%) CCSP
5 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco
3 4 (5.06%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.06%) Citrix
3 4 (5.06%) F5
4 2 (2.53%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) VeriFone
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