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 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 202 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.61% 26.30% 23.54%
As % of the Vendors category 43.40% 48.33% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 89 189 206
Median salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,880 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £67,600 £70,000
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 Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
265 418 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.88% 54.43% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 220 372 426
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Bedford 0 38 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Luton -13 22 £48,500 -0.51% 3
Dunstable -6 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £44,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 86 (36.29%) MS Excel
2 84 (35.44%) SQL Server
3 75 (31.65%) Windows
4 72 (30.38%) .NET
4 72 (30.38%) SQL
5 56 (23.63%) C#
6 52 (21.94%) ASP.NET
7 50 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (18.14%) Windows Server
9 40 (16.88%) T-SQL
10 39 (16.46%) MVC
10 39 (16.46%) Load Balancing
11 36 (15.19%) LAN
11 36 (15.19%) WAN
12 35 (14.77%) JavaScript
13 34 (14.35%) Web Services
14 32 (13.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (13.08%) Cisco
16 30 (12.66%) MS Office
16 30 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (12.66%) DevOps
16 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (12.24%) .NET Framework
17 29 (12.24%) Firewall
18 27 (11.39%) ITIL
19 26 (10.97%) Active Directory
19 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (10.55%) HTML

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 22 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.44%) IIS
3 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 86 (36.29%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.66%) MS Office
3 21 (8.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.42%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.42%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.42%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.42%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.42%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.42%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.42%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.75%) SaaS
3 15 (6.33%) Office 365
4 4 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (1.27%) Akamai
5 3 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.19%) LAN
1 36 (15.19%) WAN
2 29 (12.24%) Firewall
3 23 (9.70%) Network Security
4 21 (8.86%) BGP
4 21 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (8.86%) OSPF
4 21 (8.86%) Spanning Tree
5 11 (4.64%) Wireshark
6 9 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.95%) tcpdump
8 6 (2.53%) DNS
9 5 (2.11%) SAN
10 3 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.27%) Wireless
11 2 (0.84%) ADSL
11 2 (0.84%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.84%) Frame Relay
11 2 (0.84%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.22%) OLTP
8 8 (3.38%) Power BI
9 6 (2.53%) OLAP
10 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.11%) QlikView
11 3 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.42%) MS Access
13 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 15 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.38%) Subversion
4 6 (2.53%) NUnit
5 4 (1.69%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.69%) Selenium
5 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.84%) JIRA
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.42%) Bower
8 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.42%) FinalBuilder
8 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.42%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.42%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (8.44%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Retail
3 8 (3.38%) Banking
4 7 (2.95%) Marketing
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
6 2 (0.84%) Publishing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (22.36%) Developer
2 52 (21.94%) Analyst
3 33 (13.92%) .NET Developer
4 27 (11.39%) C# Developer
5 23 (9.70%) Consultant
6 21 (8.86%) Network Consultant
7 20 (8.44%) Network Security Consultant
7 20 (8.44%) Security Consultant
8 19 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (6.75%) Network Engineer
9 16 (6.75%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (6.75%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (6.33%) Security Engineer
11 14 (5.91%) Architect
11 14 (5.91%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (5.49%) SQL Developer
13 11 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 11 (4.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (30.38%) .NET
2 52 (21.94%) ASP.NET
3 34 (14.35%) Web Services
4 32 (13.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (12.24%) .NET Framework
6 25 (10.55%) HTML
7 22 (9.28%) jQuery
8 21 (8.86%) AngularJS
9 20 (8.44%) CSS
10 18 (7.59%) HTML5
11 16 (6.75%) WCF
12 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (3.80%) CSS3
13 9 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.38%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.38%) RESTful
15 7 (2.95%) Middleware
16 6 (2.53%) JSON
16 6 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.06%) Replication
4 11 (4.64%) Clustering
5 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.95%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.11%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.11%) iPad
9 3 (1.27%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) CMDB
10 1 (0.42%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.65%) Windows
2 43 (18.14%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.22%) Linux
6 8 (3.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.53%) Unix
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.46%) Load Balancing
2 39 (16.46%) MVC
3 30 (12.66%) DevOps
4 27 (11.39%) ITIL
5 23 (9.70%) E-Commerce
5 23 (9.70%) High Availability
6 22 (9.28%) SDLC
7 21 (8.86%) Network Management
7 21 (8.86%) Project Management
8 19 (8.02%) CRM
9 18 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.59%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.59%) TDD
10 17 (7.17%) Problem Management
11 16 (6.75%) Change Management
11 16 (6.75%) Presales
11 16 (6.75%) Web Development
12 15 (6.33%) ETL
13 13 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.38%) SQL
2 56 (23.63%) C#
3 40 (16.88%) T-SQL
4 35 (14.77%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.13%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.06%) Java
7 8 (3.38%) VBScript
8 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.84%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (10.13%) CCDP
4 22 (9.28%) CCNP
5 21 (8.86%) CCSA
5 21 (8.86%) CCSE
6 16 (6.75%) MCSE
7 15 (6.33%) MCSA
8 13 (5.49%) Degree
9 8 (3.38%) MCP
10 7 (2.95%) CCNA
11 5 (2.11%) MCITP
12 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.84%) VCP6
13 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.42%) CCIE
14 1 (0.42%) CCIP
14 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.42%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.84%) vSphere
4 2 (0.84%) XenApp
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (6.33%) Puppet
2 12 (5.06%) Ansible
3 4 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.27%) SCCM
5 2 (0.84%) Simpana
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) logstash
6 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (13.08%) Cisco
2 21 (8.86%) CheckPoint
3 13 (5.49%) Oracle
4 12 (5.06%) VMware
5 7 (2.95%) Adobe
6 6 (2.53%) Citrix
7 5 (2.11%) HP
8 4 (1.69%) F5
8 4 (1.69%) Informatica
9 3 (1.27%) EMC
9 3 (1.27%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.84%) 3Com
10 2 (0.84%) CA
10 2 (0.84%) CommVault
10 2 (0.84%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.84%) FalconStor
10 2 (0.84%) IBM
10 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.42%) NETGEAR
11 1 (0.42%) SonicWALL
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Community Dental Services
Salary: From £21,909 to £28,462 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Interesting work
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary and excellent ben
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Medical, Pension, Holidays etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Car, OTE, Training, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago