The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 107 184 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.88% 21.88% 27.11%
As % of the Vendors category 37.68% 41.07% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82 182 218
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,750 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
284 448 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.14% 53.27% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 241 413 420
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,540
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedfordshire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 35 £48,500 -3.00% 6
Bedford -8 20 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Dunstable -3 12 £43,250 -13.50% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £44,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 82 (36.12%) MS Excel
2 71 (31.28%) .NET
3 64 (28.19%) SQL Server
4 59 (25.99%) SQL
5 58 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (24.67%) C#
6 56 (24.67%) Windows
7 49 (21.59%) ASP.NET
8 47 (20.70%) MVC
9 41 (18.06%) Web Services
10 40 (17.62%) Load Balancing
11 37 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (15.86%) .NET Framework
12 36 (15.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (14.10%) JavaScript
13 32 (14.10%) E-Commerce
13 32 (14.10%) LAN
13 32 (14.10%) WAN
14 31 (13.66%) T-SQL
15 29 (12.78%) HTML
15 29 (12.78%) ITIL
15 29 (12.78%) Windows Server
16 28 (12.33%) Cisco
16 28 (12.33%) High Availability
17 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
17 27 (11.89%) Firewall
18 26 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
19 25 (11.01%) Active Directory
19 25 (11.01%) DevOps
20 24 (10.57%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 16 (7.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.85%) IIS
3 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.76%) CMS
4 4 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 82 (36.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.57%) MS Office
3 20 (8.81%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.41%) MS Project
5 6 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.44%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.44%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.44%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.44%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.44%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.44%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.44%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.08%) Office 365
3 7 (3.08%) SaaS
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.32%) Akamai
4 3 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.10%) LAN
1 32 (14.10%) WAN
2 27 (11.89%) Firewall
3 22 (9.69%) Network Security
4 20 (8.81%) BGP
4 20 (8.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (8.81%) OSPF
4 20 (8.81%) Spanning Tree
5 10 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.41%) Wireshark
6 9 (3.96%) DNS
7 6 (2.64%) tcpdump
8 5 (2.20%) SAN
9 2 (0.88%) Wireless
10 1 (0.44%) ATM
10 1 (0.44%) DHCP
10 1 (0.44%) HTTP
10 1 (0.44%) Internet
10 1 (0.44%) SMTP
10 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (8.81%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.41%) OLTP
8 9 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.08%) Power BI
10 6 (2.64%) OLAP
11 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.76%) QlikView
13 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.17%) Subversion
3 9 (3.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.08%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.76%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.76%) NUnit
5 4 (1.76%) Selenium
6 2 (0.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.44%) Bower
7 1 (0.44%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.44%) FinalBuilder
7 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.44%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (8.81%) Finance
2 17 (7.49%) Retail
3 9 (3.96%) Banking
4 7 (3.08%) Marketing
5 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Automotive
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (23.35%) Developer
2 47 (20.70%) Analyst
3 35 (15.42%) .NET Developer
4 26 (11.45%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.69%) Consultant
6 20 (8.81%) Network Consultant
7 19 (8.37%) Network Security Consultant
7 19 (8.37%) Security Consultant
8 18 (7.93%) Architect
8 18 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (7.49%) Security Engineer
10 14 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (6.17%) Network Engineer
10 14 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (6.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (6.17%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.73%) Support Analyst
12 12 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (5.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.28%) .NET
2 49 (21.59%) ASP.NET
3 41 (18.06%) Web Services
4 36 (15.86%) .NET Framework
4 36 (15.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (12.78%) HTML
6 24 (10.57%) AngularJS
6 24 (10.57%) CSS
7 22 (9.69%) jQuery
8 20 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (8.37%) WCF
10 15 (6.61%) HTML5
11 13 (5.73%) Ninject
12 12 (5.29%) Entity Framework
12 12 (5.29%) RESTful
13 11 (4.85%) Middleware
14 10 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (3.96%) Ajax
15 9 (3.96%) XML
16 8 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (6.17%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.29%) Replication
3 9 (3.96%) iPad
3 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.08%) Clustering
5 6 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.20%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.76%) AS400
7 4 (1.76%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.32%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.88%) Fintech
9 2 (0.88%) iSeries
9 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.88%) Statistics
10 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.44%) Photography
10 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.67%) Windows
2 29 (12.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.73%) Linux
4 12 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.64%) Unix
7 5 (2.20%) OS/400
8 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.70%) MVC
3 40 (17.62%) Load Balancing
4 32 (14.10%) E-Commerce
5 29 (12.78%) ITIL
6 28 (12.33%) High Availability
7 25 (11.01%) DevOps
8 24 (10.57%) Web Development
9 23 (10.13%) Project Management
9 23 (10.13%) SDLC
9 23 (10.13%) TDD
10 20 (8.81%) Network Management
11 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (7.49%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.17%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.17%) Presales
13 14 (6.17%) Scrum
14 13 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.73%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.99%) SQL
2 56 (24.67%) C#
3 32 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.66%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.13%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.52%) Java
7 6 (2.64%) VBScript
8 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.88%) C
9 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.88%) VB
9 2 (0.88%) VBA
10 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (10.13%) CCDP
3 21 (9.25%) CCNP
4 20 (8.81%) CCSA
4 20 (8.81%) CCSE
5 19 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (5.29%) MCSA
6 12 (5.29%) MCSE
7 10 (4.41%) MCP
8 8 (3.52%) Degree
9 4 (1.76%) CCNA
9 4 (1.76%) MCITP
9 4 (1.76%) MCTS
10 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.88%) MCDST
11 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.88%) VCP6
11 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 25 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.32%) vSphere
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.88%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (6.61%) Puppet
2 12 (5.29%) Ansible
3 8 (3.52%) SCCM
4 5 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.88%) Simpana
6 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.44%) logstash
6 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (12.33%) Cisco
2 21 (9.25%) CheckPoint
3 13 (5.73%) VMware
4 10 (4.41%) Oracle
5 7 (3.08%) Adobe
5 7 (3.08%) Intel Security
6 6 (2.64%) HP
7 4 (1.76%) Citrix
7 4 (1.76%) F5
7 4 (1.76%) hybris
7 4 (1.76%) Informatica
7 4 (1.76%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.76%) Symantec
8 3 (1.32%) EMC
9 2 (0.88%) 3Com
9 2 (0.88%) CA
9 2 (0.88%) CommVault
9 2 (0.88%) Dell
9 2 (0.88%) FalconStor
9 2 (0.88%) IBM
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