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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 215 246 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.09% 21.67% 27.84%
As % of the Vendors category 44.70% 45.72% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 198 201 328
Median salary £50,000 £40,500 £42,160
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
481 538 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 51.66% 47.40% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 401 420 621
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 3 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 3 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 -5 66 £50,000 +25.00% 16
Dunstable +5 46 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bedford -5 39 £50,000 - 6
Leighton Buzzard -3 3 £50,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 148 (35.75%) Windows
2 146 (35.27%) MS Excel
3 145 (35.02%) .NET
4 143 (34.54%) SQL Server
5 118 (28.50%) C#
6 116 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (26.81%) ASP.NET
8 102 (24.64%) VMware
9 101 (24.40%) Finance
10 99 (23.91%) MVC
11 96 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 93 (22.46%) Firewall
13 92 (22.22%) Cisco
14 82 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 82 (19.81%) Windows Server
15 80 (19.32%) SQL
16 78 (18.84%) Presales
17 74 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
18 71 (17.15%) Citrix
19 68 (16.43%) JavaScript
19 68 (16.43%) HTML
19 68 (16.43%) Data Security
20 66 (15.94%) MS Office
21 65 (15.70%) Banking
22 64 (15.46%) Web Services
23 62 (14.98%) Unix
24 59 (14.25%) CSS
24 59 (14.25%) Oracle
25 57 (13.77%) SQL Server 2012
25 57 (13.77%) jQuery

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 38 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.45%) IIS
3 31 (7.49%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.45%) Node.js
8 5 (1.21%) CMS
9 3 (0.72%) Confluence
10 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.24%) Moodle
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 146 (35.27%) MS Excel
2 66 (15.94%) MS Office
3 36 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.90%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.72%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.24%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.24%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.24%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.24%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.24%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (10.14%) Office 365
3 20 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.59%) SaaS
5 12 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 93 (22.46%) Firewall
2 47 (11.35%) WAN
3 45 (10.87%) LAN
4 38 (9.18%) TCP/IP
5 34 (8.21%) Network Security
6 31 (7.49%) BGP
6 31 (7.49%) OSPF
7 27 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
8 24 (5.80%) tcpdump
8 24 (5.80%) Wireshark
9 15 (3.62%) VPN
10 13 (3.14%) Intranet
11 11 (2.66%) SAN
12 10 (2.42%) LDAP
13 9 (2.17%) VPLS
14 8 (1.93%) Junos
15 7 (1.69%) BIG-IP
15 7 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (34.54%) SQL Server
2 57 (13.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 55 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (3.62%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.72%) MySQL
10 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.48%) Big Data
10 2 (0.48%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.80%) Selenium
4 17 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (3.38%) Cucumber
5 14 (3.38%) NUnit
6 13 (3.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.90%) Subversion
8 7 (1.69%) ERwin
8 7 (1.69%) JIRA
9 4 (0.97%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.97%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.72%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.72%) JMeter
10 3 (0.72%) Moq
10 3 (0.72%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.48%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 101 (24.40%) Finance
2 65 (15.70%) Banking
3 50 (12.08%) Telecoms
4 30 (7.25%) Advertising
5 20 (4.83%) Retail
6 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.72%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (29.71%) Developer
2 96 (23.19%) .NET Developer
3 75 (18.12%) Architect
4 65 (15.70%) C# Developer
5 59 (14.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (13.29%) Senior Developer
7 52 (12.56%) Analyst
7 52 (12.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 52 (12.56%) Technical Architect
8 47 (11.35%) Consultant
9 46 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 42 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 42 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (7.73%) Senior C# Developer
12 30 (7.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 23 (5.56%) Security Consultant
14 22 (5.31%) Technical Leader
15 19 (4.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (4.59%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (35.02%) .NET
2 111 (26.81%) ASP.NET
3 96 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (16.43%) HTML
5 64 (15.46%) Web Services
6 59 (14.25%) CSS
7 57 (13.77%) jQuery
8 45 (10.87%) HTML5
9 41 (9.90%) AngularJS
9 41 (9.90%) WCF
10 33 (7.97%) CSS3
11 32 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 28 (6.76%) .NET Framework
12 28 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (4.11%) LINQ
15 15 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (3.38%) Castle Windsor
16 14 (3.38%) Fluent NHibernate
16 14 (3.38%) Lucene.Net
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.83%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (1.93%) Mathematics
4 7 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.45%) User Experience
6 5 (1.21%) EPoS
7 4 (0.97%) Fintech
7 4 (0.97%) iPad
7 4 (0.97%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.72%) Replication
9 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.48%) FMCG
9 2 (0.48%) Wiki
10 1 (0.24%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 148 (35.75%) Windows
2 82 (19.81%) Windows Server
3 74 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (14.98%) Unix
5 42 (10.14%) Linux
6 25 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.59%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.62%) Solaris
9 14 (3.38%) Windows 10
10 12 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.97%) AIX
13 1 (0.24%) Android
13 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.24%) OS/400
13 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.91%) MVC
3 78 (18.84%) Presales
4 68 (16.43%) Data Security
5 51 (12.32%) TOGAF
6 50 (12.08%) Mentoring
7 49 (11.84%) Scrum
8 44 (10.63%) ITIL
9 40 (9.66%) TDD
10 38 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (8.94%) Network Management
12 35 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (7.73%) Project Management
14 31 (7.49%) BDD
15 28 (6.76%) Load Balancing
16 25 (6.04%) OO
16 25 (6.04%) Software Engineering
17 22 (5.31%) Change Management
17 22 (5.31%) Information Security
17 22 (5.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 118 (28.50%) C#
2 80 (19.32%) SQL
3 68 (16.43%) JavaScript
4 48 (11.59%) T-SQL
5 40 (9.66%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.56%) Perl
7 20 (4.83%) Java
8 11 (2.66%) C
9 9 (2.17%) Ruby
10 8 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.48%) VB
14 1 (0.24%) Ada
14 1 (0.24%) C++
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (8.21%) Degree
4 31 (7.49%) CCNP
5 29 (7.00%) MCSE
6 23 (5.56%) CCDP
7 19 (4.59%) MCP
8 13 (3.14%) CCSE
8 13 (3.14%) CISA
8 13 (3.14%) CISM
8 13 (3.14%) CISSP
8 13 (3.14%) PCI QSA
9 12 (2.90%) CCSA
10 10 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.42%) MCSA
11 9 (2.17%) ISEB
12 8 (1.93%) VCAP
13 7 (1.69%) CCNA
13 7 (1.69%) MCDST
14 6 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.48%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
System Software
1 82 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 17 (4.11%) XenApp
5 14 (3.38%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.14%) vSphere
7 10 (2.42%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.69%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.97%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (5.31%) SCCM
2 16 (3.86%) FortiGate
3 14 (3.38%) WSUS
4 10 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.42%) SCOM
5 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (1.45%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.72%) MOM
8 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (24.64%) VMware
2 92 (22.22%) Cisco
3 71 (17.15%) Citrix
4 59 (14.25%) Oracle
5 30 (7.25%) CheckPoint
6 18 (4.35%) Dell
7 16 (3.86%) Juniper
8 15 (3.62%) F5
8 15 (3.62%) Intel
9 9 (2.17%) Intel Security
9 9 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.93%) AppSense
10 8 (1.93%) SAP
11 7 (1.69%) HP
11 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.45%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.21%) Tableau
14 4 (0.97%) IBM
14 4 (0.97%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.97%) VeriFone
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus (averagely £7,000 - £8,000 per annum)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days, Health, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £53,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 23 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical, Life, Dental
Posted: 24 days ago