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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 192 248 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.94% 22.02% 26.78%
As % of the Vendors category 39.26% 45.67% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 182 208 288
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
East of England

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
489 543 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 53.33% 48.22% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 423 436 580
Median salary £52,250 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 55 £65,000 +62.50% 6
Bedford -6 42 £42,500 -22.72% 19
Dunstable +2 40 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leighton Buzzard -3 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 149 (38.01%) .NET
2 143 (36.48%) SQL Server
3 130 (33.16%) Windows
4 127 (32.40%) MS Excel
5 120 (30.61%) C#
6 114 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (28.32%) ASP.NET
8 95 (24.23%) MVC
9 93 (23.72%) Finance
10 92 (23.47%) VMware
11 91 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 88 (22.45%) Cisco
13 87 (22.19%) SQL
14 84 (21.43%) Firewall
15 79 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 71 (18.11%) Windows Server
17 69 (17.60%) Web Services
18 68 (17.35%) Citrix
18 68 (17.35%) Presales
19 66 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
20 65 (16.58%) JavaScript
21 64 (16.33%) Banking
22 63 (16.07%) HTML
22 63 (16.07%) Unix
23 62 (15.82%) MS Office
23 62 (15.82%) Data Security
24 61 (15.56%) Oracle
25 58 (14.80%) SQL Server 2012
26 55 (14.03%) jQuery
27 54 (13.78%) SQL Server 2008

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 35 (8.93%) IIS
2 32 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 28 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.02%) CMS
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.77%) Moodle
9 2 (0.51%) Apache
9 2 (0.51%) Confluence
9 2 (0.51%) Node.js
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 127 (32.40%) MS Excel
2 62 (15.82%) MS Office
3 32 (8.16%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (10.71%) Office 365
3 29 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.10%) SaaS
5 16 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.06%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.02%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 84 (21.43%) Firewall
2 43 (10.97%) LAN
2 43 (10.97%) WAN
3 37 (9.44%) TCP/IP
4 33 (8.42%) Network Security
5 28 (7.14%) BGP
5 28 (7.14%) OSPF
6 26 (6.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (6.63%) Spanning Tree
7 23 (5.87%) tcpdump
7 23 (5.87%) Wireshark
8 13 (3.32%) VPN
9 12 (3.06%) LDAP
10 11 (2.81%) Intranet
10 11 (2.81%) SAN
11 9 (2.30%) VPLS
12 7 (1.79%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (1.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 58 (14.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (13.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.83%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.53%) MySQL
10 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.51%) Big Data
12 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.89%) Selenium
4 16 (4.08%) Subversion
5 14 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (3.32%) Git (software)
7 12 (3.06%) NUnit
8 11 (2.81%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.30%) JIRA
10 7 (1.79%) ClearQuest
10 7 (1.79%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.53%) HP UFT
11 6 (1.53%) JMeter
11 6 (1.53%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.28%) ERwin
12 5 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.77%) Moq
13 3 (0.77%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
15 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 93 (23.72%) Finance
2 64 (16.33%) Banking
3 49 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 30 (7.65%) Advertising
5 20 (5.10%) Retail
6 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.02%) Legal
8 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (30.87%) Developer
2 92 (23.47%) .NET Developer
3 75 (19.13%) Architect
4 59 (15.05%) Analyst
5 58 (14.80%) C# Developer
6 56 (14.29%) Technical Architect
7 52 (13.27%) Senior Developer
8 50 (12.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 48 (12.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 42 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 40 (10.20%) Consultant
12 32 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
14 26 (6.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 23 (5.87%) Security Consultant
16 22 (5.61%) Technical Leader
17 18 (4.59%) Network Consultant
17 18 (4.59%) Network Security Consultant
18 16 (4.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (38.01%) .NET
2 111 (28.32%) ASP.NET
3 91 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (17.60%) Web Services
5 63 (16.07%) HTML
6 55 (14.03%) jQuery
7 54 (13.78%) CSS
8 42 (10.71%) WCF
9 40 (10.20%) HTML5
10 36 (9.18%) AngularJS
11 32 (8.16%) CSS3
12 28 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 27 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 27 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 26 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (3.83%) Ajax
15 15 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (3.57%) LINQ
17 11 (2.81%) Lucene
17 11 (2.81%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.30%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.04%) iPad
6 7 (1.79%) Fintech
7 6 (1.53%) User Experience
8 5 (1.28%) AS400
8 5 (1.28%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.02%) EPoS
10 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.77%) Replication
10 3 (0.77%) VLE
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 130 (33.16%) Windows
2 71 (18.11%) Windows Server
3 66 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (16.07%) Unix
5 41 (10.46%) Linux
6 22 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.85%) Solaris
8 18 (4.59%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.57%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.28%) OS/400
11 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.51%) AIX
12 2 (0.51%) Android
12 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.23%) MVC
3 68 (17.35%) Presales
4 62 (15.82%) Data Security
5 47 (11.99%) Scrum
5 47 (11.99%) TOGAF
6 43 (10.97%) ITIL
7 42 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 38 (9.69%) TDD
9 36 (9.18%) Network Management
10 35 (8.93%) Project Management
11 32 (8.16%) BDD
11 32 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (7.65%) E-Commerce
13 27 (6.89%) Load Balancing
13 27 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (6.63%) Software Engineering
15 24 (6.12%) SDLC
16 23 (5.87%) OO
17 22 (5.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (30.61%) C#
2 87 (22.19%) SQL
3 65 (16.58%) JavaScript
4 50 (12.76%) T-SQL
5 39 (9.95%) PowerShell
6 29 (7.40%) Java
7 23 (5.87%) Perl
8 9 (2.30%) C
8 9 (2.30%) Ruby
9 8 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.02%) VB
10 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.77%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) Ada
12 1 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (9.44%) Degree
3 32 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.65%) CCNP
5 22 (5.61%) CCDP
6 14 (3.57%) MCSE
7 12 (3.06%) CCSE
7 12 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (3.06%) MCP
8 11 (2.81%) CCSA
9 9 (2.30%) ISEB
10 8 (2.04%) CISA
10 8 (2.04%) CISM
10 8 (2.04%) CISSP
10 8 (2.04%) PCI QSA
11 7 (1.79%) MCDST
12 6 (1.53%) HP ASE
12 6 (1.53%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.28%) CBAP
13 5 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.32%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.79%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.26%) ISO27002
System Software
1 79 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.34%) XenDesktop
4 14 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.57%) XenApp
5 8 (2.04%) vSphere
6 5 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.28%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (5.87%) SCCM
2 14 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 14 (3.57%) WSUS
3 12 (3.06%) SCOM
4 9 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.53%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.77%) MOM
8 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 92 (23.47%) VMware
2 88 (22.45%) Cisco
3 68 (17.35%) Citrix
4 61 (15.56%) Oracle
5 29 (7.40%) CheckPoint
6 16 (4.08%) Dell
7 15 (3.83%) F5
8 14 (3.57%) Juniper
9 10 (2.55%) HP
10 9 (2.30%) Intel Security
10 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.53%) SAP
13 5 (1.28%) AppSense
13 5 (1.28%) Intel
13 5 (1.28%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.28%) Tableau
14 4 (1.02%) IBM
14 4 (1.02%) VeriFone
15 3 (0.77%) LANDesk
Bedfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days, Health, Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford
TRG
Salary: 20000-24000 Per Annum Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 16 days ago