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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 199 249 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.09% 25.00% 27.75%
As % of the Vendors category 45.54% 50.51% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 189 213 254
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
437 493 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 55.11% 49.50% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 401 416 471
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford 0 79 £47,500 - 8
Luton +6 55 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Dunstable +6 28 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 178 (45.76%) MS Excel
2 155 (39.85%) Windows
3 119 (30.59%) SQL Server
4 118 (30.33%) VMware
5 105 (26.99%) .NET
6 101 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (23.65%) ASP.NET
8 90 (23.14%) C#
9 89 (22.88%) Finance
10 80 (20.57%) MVC
11 79 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 77 (19.79%) Presales
13 76 (19.54%) Cisco
13 76 (19.54%) Citrix
14 75 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 74 (19.02%) Active Directory
16 73 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
17 72 (18.51%) Windows Server
18 69 (17.74%) MS Office
19 68 (17.48%) Firewall
20 65 (16.71%) JavaScript
21 64 (16.45%) HTML
22 62 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
23 58 (14.91%) CSS
24 57 (14.65%) Mentoring
25 54 (13.88%) MCSE
25 54 (13.88%) jQuery
26 53 (13.62%) Data Security
27 52 (13.37%) Oracle
28 51 (13.11%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.23%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.63%) IIS
6 17 (4.37%) SharePoint Server
7 15 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.06%) Node.js
9 7 (1.80%) CMS
9 7 (1.80%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.77%) Confluence
12 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 178 (45.76%) MS Excel
2 69 (17.74%) MS Office
3 26 (6.68%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.51%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.03%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.26%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.26%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.26%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.26%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.26%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.94%) Office 365
3 10 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.57%) SaaS
4 6 (1.54%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 68 (17.48%) Firewall
2 37 (9.51%) TCP/IP
3 31 (7.97%) WAN
4 28 (7.20%) LAN
5 22 (5.66%) BGP
5 22 (5.66%) Network Security
5 22 (5.66%) OSPF
6 20 (5.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (5.14%) Spanning Tree
6 20 (5.14%) tcpdump
6 20 (5.14%) Wireshark
7 17 (4.37%) DNS
8 15 (3.86%) DHCP
9 14 (3.60%) SAN
10 9 (2.31%) Intranet
11 8 (2.06%) VPN
12 5 (1.29%) SSL
13 4 (1.03%) VPLS
14 3 (0.77%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.77%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.51%) Big Data
7 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.51%) MySQL
7 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 33 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (7.20%) Selenium
4 23 (5.91%) NUnit
5 21 (5.40%) Cucumber
6 18 (4.63%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.06%) Moq
8 4 (1.03%) ERwin
8 4 (1.03%) JIRA
9 3 (0.77%) Subversion
10 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.26%) FinalBuilder
11 1 (0.26%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.26%) VectorCAST
General
1 89 (22.88%) Finance
2 47 (12.08%) Banking
3 43 (11.05%) Telecoms
4 26 (6.68%) Advertising
5 8 (2.06%) Electronics
6 7 (1.80%) Billing
7 5 (1.29%) Retail
8 2 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Hindi Language
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (25.45%) Developer
2 81 (20.82%) .NET Developer
3 66 (16.97%) C# .NET Developer
3 66 (16.97%) C# Developer
4 62 (15.94%) ASP.NET Developer
4 62 (15.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 60 (15.42%) Architect
6 59 (15.17%) Analyst
7 46 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 42 (10.80%) Senior Developer
9 40 (10.28%) Senior .NET Developer
10 39 (10.03%) Consultant
11 34 (8.74%) Technical Architect
12 31 (7.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 31 (7.97%) Senior C# Developer
13 29 (7.46%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (7.46%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (7.20%) Technical Leader
15 25 (6.43%) Citrix Architect
16 23 (5.91%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (26.99%) .NET
2 92 (23.65%) ASP.NET
3 75 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (16.45%) HTML
5 58 (14.91%) CSS
6 54 (13.88%) jQuery
7 40 (10.28%) WCF
8 37 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 35 (9.00%) HTML5
10 33 (8.48%) Web Services
11 32 (8.23%) AngularJS
12 29 (7.46%) LINQ
13 22 (5.66%) .NET Framework
13 22 (5.66%) Castle Windsor
14 21 (5.40%) Fluent NHibernate
14 21 (5.40%) Lucene
14 21 (5.40%) Lucene.Net
14 21 (5.40%) NHibernate
15 18 (4.63%) CSS3
15 18 (4.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.34%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.31%) N-Tier
5 7 (1.80%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.29%) User Experience
7 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.51%) EPoS
9 2 (0.51%) FMCG
9 2 (0.51%) Replication
9 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.51%) Wiki
10 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 155 (39.85%) Windows
2 72 (18.51%) Windows Server
3 62 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (12.34%) Unix
5 36 (9.25%) Linux
6 33 (8.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.03%) AIX
9 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.77%) Android
11 2 (0.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.57%) MVC
3 77 (19.79%) Presales
4 57 (14.65%) Mentoring
5 53 (13.62%) Data Security
6 46 (11.83%) Scrum
6 46 (11.83%) TOGAF
7 44 (11.31%) TDD
8 38 (9.77%) OO
9 36 (9.25%) BDD
10 32 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (7.97%) ITIL
12 29 (7.46%) Network Management
13 28 (7.20%) Kanban
14 23 (5.91%) Software Engineering
15 22 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (5.40%) Load Balancing
16 21 (5.40%) Scrum-ban
16 21 (5.40%) Web Application Development
17 17 (4.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (23.14%) C#
2 65 (16.71%) JavaScript
3 42 (10.80%) PowerShell
4 39 (10.03%) SQL
5 24 (6.17%) C
5 24 (6.17%) Perl
6 20 (5.14%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.57%) Ruby
9 5 (1.29%) Java
10 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.77%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) Ada
12 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (13.88%) MCSE
3 27 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (6.68%) Degree
5 25 (6.43%) VCAP
6 22 (5.66%) CCNP
7 18 (4.63%) MCP
7 18 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (4.11%) CCDP
8 16 (4.11%) MCSA
9 13 (3.34%) CISA
9 13 (3.34%) CISM
9 13 (3.34%) CISSP
9 13 (3.34%) PCI QSA
10 12 (3.08%) CCSE
10 12 (3.08%) VCP5
11 11 (2.83%) CCSA
12 8 (2.06%) MCITP
13 7 (1.80%) ISEB
14 6 (1.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (3.86%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.80%) QA
3 6 (1.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (19.02%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.63%) VMware ESX
4 17 (4.37%) vSphere
5 15 (3.86%) XenApp
5 15 (3.86%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.80%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.80%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.03%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (5.40%) SCCM
2 10 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.06%) MOM
4 6 (1.54%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.03%) WSUS
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.26%) logstash
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (30.33%) VMware
2 76 (19.54%) Cisco
2 76 (19.54%) Citrix
3 52 (13.37%) Oracle
4 42 (10.80%) Intel
5 23 (5.91%) CheckPoint
6 12 (3.08%) AppSense
7 8 (2.06%) Dell
7 8 (2.06%) SAP
8 7 (1.80%) Juniper
9 6 (1.54%) F5
9 6 (1.54%) LANDesk
10 5 (1.29%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.77%) HP
12 3 (0.77%) IBM
13 2 (0.51%) Avaya
13 2 (0.51%) NEC
13 2 (0.51%) NETGEAR
13 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car,
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Dunstable
Sopra Banking Software
Posted: 25 days ago
Dunstable
Sopra Banking Software
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, life insurance, healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago