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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 170 275 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.41% 24.64% 24.06%
As % of the Vendors category 36.17% 50.64% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 164 249 237
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £65,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
470 543 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 53.65% 48.66% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 424 465 557
Median salary £51,375 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Bedford -1 49 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Luton -9 42 £65,000 +62.50% 3
Dunstable +3 19 £55,000 +41.02% 1
Leighton Buzzard -4 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 143 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 141 (37.40%) .NET
3 137 (36.34%) Windows
4 121 (32.10%) C#
5 119 (31.56%) MS Excel
6 110 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (28.91%) ASP.NET
8 96 (25.46%) MVC
9 95 (25.20%) SQL
10 91 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 85 (22.55%) VMware
12 78 (20.69%) Finance
13 77 (20.42%) Cisco
14 72 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 70 (18.57%) Web Services
15 70 (18.57%) Windows Server
16 67 (17.77%) Firewall
17 66 (17.51%) Citrix
18 61 (16.18%) JavaScript
18 61 (16.18%) Oracle
18 61 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 59 (15.65%) HTML
20 57 (15.12%) Unix
20 57 (15.12%) Banking
21 55 (14.59%) SQL Server 2012
22 54 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 54 (14.32%) MS Office
23 52 (13.79%) Data Security
23 52 (13.79%) jQuery
24 49 (13.00%) Scrum

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 29 (7.69%) IIS
2 27 (7.16%) MS Exchange
3 24 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.06%) CMS
5 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.80%) Moodle
6 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.53%) Apache
7 2 (0.53%) Confluence
7 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 119 (31.56%) MS Excel
2 54 (14.32%) MS Office
3 24 (6.37%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (11.94%) Office 365
3 32 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.77%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (4.77%) SaaS
5 12 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (3.18%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.59%) Google Apps
6 6 (1.59%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.77%) Firewall
2 37 (9.81%) TCP/IP
3 34 (9.02%) LAN
3 34 (9.02%) WAN
4 26 (6.90%) Network Security
5 21 (5.57%) BGP
5 21 (5.57%) OSPF
6 19 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (5.04%) Spanning Tree
7 16 (4.24%) tcpdump
7 16 (4.24%) Wireshark
8 13 (3.45%) VPN
9 12 (3.18%) LDAP
10 9 (2.39%) VPLS
11 8 (2.12%) SAN
12 7 (1.86%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (1.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (1.86%) Intranet
13 6 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 46 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (6.37%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.98%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.59%) MySQL
9 5 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (8.49%) Visual Studio
3 27 (7.16%) Selenium
4 25 (6.63%) Subversion
5 13 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.65%) JIRA
7 8 (2.12%) ClearQuest
7 8 (2.12%) LoadRunner
7 8 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (2.12%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.86%) HP UFT
8 7 (1.86%) JMeter
8 7 (1.86%) NUnit
8 7 (1.86%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.59%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.33%) ERwin
11 4 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.53%) Moq
13 1 (0.27%) MSTest
General
1 78 (20.69%) Finance
2 57 (15.12%) Banking
3 44 (11.67%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.37%) Advertising
5 23 (6.10%) Retail
6 6 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.53%) Local Government
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (31.56%) Developer
2 86 (22.81%) .NET Developer
3 70 (18.57%) Architect
4 65 (17.24%) Analyst
5 58 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 53 (14.06%) Technical Architect
7 47 (12.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (12.20%) Senior Developer
9 42 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 41 (10.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 31 (8.22%) Consultant
12 24 (6.37%) Senior C# Developer
13 23 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (5.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 18 (4.77%) Security Consultant
16 17 (4.51%) Operations Analyst
17 16 (4.24%) Oracle Architect
17 16 (4.24%) Technical Leader
18 15 (3.98%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (37.40%) .NET
2 109 (28.91%) ASP.NET
3 91 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (18.57%) Web Services
5 59 (15.65%) HTML
6 52 (13.79%) jQuery
7 48 (12.73%) CSS
7 48 (12.73%) WCF
8 40 (10.61%) .NET Framework
9 38 (10.08%) AngularJS
10 35 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 35 (9.28%) HTML5
11 26 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 23 (6.10%) Ajax
12 23 (6.10%) CSS3
13 21 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (3.98%) Entity Framework
15 10 (2.65%) Middleware
16 9 (2.39%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.04%) Virtual Team
2 16 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.98%) iPad
4 13 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.18%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.92%) AS400
7 8 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.12%) Fintech
7 8 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.59%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.59%) iPhone
9 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.33%) EPoS
9 5 (1.33%) User Experience
10 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Replication
10 3 (0.80%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 137 (36.34%) Windows
2 70 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 61 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (15.12%) Unix
5 36 (9.55%) Linux
6 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 19 (5.04%) Solaris
9 14 (3.71%) Windows 10
10 11 (2.92%) OS/400
11 9 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.86%) Android
13 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.59%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (25.46%) MVC
3 52 (13.79%) Data Security
4 49 (13.00%) Scrum
5 46 (12.20%) ITIL
5 46 (12.20%) Presales
6 42 (11.14%) TOGAF
7 40 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 37 (9.81%) Project Management
9 32 (8.49%) Mentoring
10 31 (8.22%) TDD
11 29 (7.69%) Web Development
12 28 (7.43%) SDLC
12 28 (7.43%) Software Engineering
13 26 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (6.63%) BDD
14 25 (6.63%) Network Management
15 24 (6.37%) Data Protection
16 23 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (5.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 121 (32.10%) C#
2 95 (25.20%) SQL
3 61 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 49 (13.00%) T-SQL
5 29 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 27 (7.16%) Java
7 19 (5.04%) Perl
8 12 (3.18%) C
9 9 (2.39%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.33%) Ruby
10 5 (1.33%) VB
11 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.80%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (9.55%) Degree
1 36 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (5.84%) CCNP
4 15 (3.98%) CCDP
5 12 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (3.18%) MCP
6 11 (2.92%) MCSE
7 9 (2.39%) ISEB
8 7 (1.86%) CCSA
8 7 (1.86%) CCSE
8 7 (1.86%) HP ASE
8 7 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.86%) MCDST
9 6 (1.59%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.33%) CCNA
10 5 (1.33%) MCSA
11 4 (1.06%) CBAP
11 4 (1.06%) MCITP
12 3 (0.80%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.39%) SLA
3 8 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.06%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) GxP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO27002
System Software
1 72 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.04%) XenDesktop
4 16 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.18%) XenApp
6 7 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.59%) vSphere
8 5 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.27%) Docker
10 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (6.63%) SCCM
2 14 (3.71%) FortiGate
2 14 (3.71%) WSUS
3 12 (3.18%) SCOM
4 8 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.59%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.53%) MOM
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (22.55%) VMware
2 77 (20.42%) Cisco
3 66 (17.51%) Citrix
4 61 (16.18%) Oracle
5 19 (5.04%) CheckPoint
6 14 (3.71%) Dell
6 14 (3.71%) Juniper
7 12 (3.18%) F5
8 11 (2.92%) Intel Security
9 10 (2.65%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.39%) HP
10 9 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.86%) AppSense
12 6 (1.59%) Apple
12 6 (1.59%) Google
12 6 (1.59%) SAP
12 6 (1.59%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.33%) Tableau
14 4 (1.06%) VeriFone
15 3 (0.80%) IBM
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £25K +Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25K pa + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Home Working, Flexible Hours, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 9 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 2 days ago