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 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 156 269 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.43% 25.57% 22.82%
As % of the Vendors category 36.79% 52.23% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 152 237 207
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £23,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
424 515 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 52.80% 48.95% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 375 446 506
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 £27,700 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 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 31 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 -2 49 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Luton -10 30 £65,000 +52.94% 7
Dunstable +4 7 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Leighton Buzzard -3 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 145 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 140 (37.63%) .NET
3 136 (36.56%) Windows
4 123 (33.06%) C#
5 115 (30.91%) MS Excel
6 110 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (28.23%) ASP.NET
8 100 (26.88%) SQL
9 96 (25.81%) MVC
10 89 (23.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 78 (20.97%) VMware
12 74 (19.89%) Web Services
13 71 (19.09%) Windows Server
14 68 (18.28%) Finance
15 66 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (16.94%) Cisco
17 62 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 61 (16.40%) Citrix
19 59 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
20 58 (15.59%) HTML
20 58 (15.59%) SQL Server 2012
21 57 (15.32%) Oracle
22 53 (14.25%) jQuery
23 52 (13.98%) Unix
23 52 (13.98%) Firewall
24 51 (13.71%) MS Office
24 51 (13.71%) WCF
24 51 (13.71%) Banking
25 50 (13.44%) T-SQL
25 50 (13.44%) Active Directory

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 28 (7.53%) IIS
2 27 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.08%) CMS
4 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.81%) Moodle
5 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) Confluence
6 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) JBoss
7 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 115 (30.91%) MS Excel
2 51 (13.71%) MS Office
3 16 (4.30%) MS Project
4 15 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.08%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (12.10%) Office 365
3 32 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (4.30%) SaaS
6 12 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.23%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.15%) Google Apps
7 8 (2.15%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.81%) PaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.98%) Firewall
2 32 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.26%) LAN
3 27 (7.26%) WAN
4 18 (4.84%) Network Security
5 13 (3.49%) BGP
5 13 (3.49%) OSPF
6 12 (3.23%) LDAP
7 11 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (2.96%) Spanning Tree
7 11 (2.96%) VPN
8 8 (2.15%) tcpdump
8 8 (2.15%) VPLS
8 8 (2.15%) Wireshark
9 7 (1.88%) BIG-IP
9 7 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (1.88%) Internet
10 6 (1.61%) Junos
11 5 (1.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 58 (15.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 46 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.57%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.34%) MySQL
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (8.87%) Visual Studio
3 31 (8.33%) Subversion
4 25 (6.72%) Selenium
5 15 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 11 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.69%) JIRA
8 8 (2.15%) ClearQuest
8 8 (2.15%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.88%) HP UFT
9 7 (1.88%) JMeter
9 7 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.08%) ERwin
10 4 (1.08%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.81%) NUnit
12 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
General
1 68 (18.28%) Finance
2 51 (13.71%) Banking
3 39 (10.48%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.72%) Retail
5 23 (6.18%) Advertising
6 6 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.54%) Local Government
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (31.72%) Developer
2 83 (22.31%) .NET Developer
3 73 (19.62%) Analyst
4 62 (16.67%) Architect
5 52 (13.98%) C# Developer
6 48 (12.90%) Technical Architect
7 42 (11.29%) Senior Developer
8 41 (11.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 36 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (7.26%) Consultant
12 23 (6.18%) Operations Analyst
13 20 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (4.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 16 (4.30%) Oracle Architect
15 16 (4.30%) Service Analyst
16 15 (4.03%) Oracle Technical Architect
16 15 (4.03%) Support Engineer
17 14 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
17 14 (3.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (37.63%) .NET
2 105 (28.23%) ASP.NET
3 89 (23.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 74 (19.89%) Web Services
5 58 (15.59%) HTML
6 53 (14.25%) jQuery
7 51 (13.71%) WCF
8 48 (12.90%) CSS
9 47 (12.63%) .NET Framework
10 40 (10.75%) AngularJS
11 36 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 30 (8.06%) HTML5
13 26 (6.99%) Ajax
14 23 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 21 (5.65%) CSS3
17 19 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (4.84%) Entity Framework
19 13 (3.49%) REST
20 12 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.38%) iPad
2 19 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.57%) Virtual Team
4 16 (4.30%) AS400
5 15 (4.03%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.76%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.42%) Fintech
8 8 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.15%) iPhone
9 6 (1.61%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.34%) EPoS
10 5 (1.34%) User Experience
11 4 (1.08%) iSeries
12 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.81%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 136 (36.56%) Windows
2 71 (19.09%) Windows Server
3 59 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (13.98%) Unix
5 33 (8.87%) Linux
6 21 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (5.38%) Windows 7
8 19 (5.11%) Solaris
9 17 (4.57%) OS/400
10 13 (3.49%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.42%) Android
12 8 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.15%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (25.81%) MVC
3 49 (13.17%) ITIL
3 49 (13.17%) Scrum
4 44 (11.83%) Data Security
5 43 (11.56%) E-Commerce
6 39 (10.48%) Project Management
7 37 (9.95%) TOGAF
8 33 (8.87%) SDLC
9 31 (8.33%) Web Development
10 30 (8.06%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.80%) Presales
11 29 (7.80%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (7.26%) TDD
13 24 (6.45%) Data Protection
14 21 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (5.11%) BDD
15 19 (5.11%) High Availability
16 17 (4.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 123 (33.06%) C#
2 100 (26.88%) SQL
3 62 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.44%) T-SQL
5 29 (7.80%) Java
6 25 (6.72%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.30%) Perl
8 15 (4.03%) C
9 9 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.61%) VB
11 3 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) Ruby
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.87%) Degree
3 16 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.49%) CCNP
4 13 (3.49%) MCP
5 12 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.96%) CCDP
7 10 (2.69%) MCSE
8 8 (2.15%) A+ Certification
8 8 (2.15%) ISEB
9 7 (1.88%) HP ASE
9 7 (1.88%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.61%) MCDST
10 6 (1.61%) MCSA
11 5 (1.34%) MCITP
12 4 (1.08%) CCNA
12 4 (1.08%) CCSA
12 4 (1.08%) CCSE
12 4 (1.08%) MCTS
13 3 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.15%) ISO 9001
2 8 (2.15%) SLA
3 7 (1.88%) QA
4 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) GxP
5 1 (0.27%) ISO27002
System Software
1 66 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (13.44%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.57%) XenDesktop
4 15 (4.03%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.23%) XenApp
6 7 (1.88%) vSphere
7 6 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.27%) Docker
11 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 29 (7.80%) SCCM
2 16 (4.30%) WSUS
3 13 (3.49%) FortiGate
4 12 (3.23%) SCOM
5 8 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.61%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (20.97%) VMware
2 63 (16.94%) Cisco
3 61 (16.40%) Citrix
4 57 (15.32%) Oracle
5 15 (4.03%) Intel Security
6 14 (3.76%) Dell
7 13 (3.49%) Juniper
8 11 (2.96%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.96%) F5
9 10 (2.69%) HP
10 9 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.15%) Apple
11 8 (2.15%) Google
12 6 (1.61%) SAP
12 6 (1.61%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.34%) AppSense
13 5 (1.34%) Tableau
14 4 (1.08%) VeriFone
15 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
Bedfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21,500 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 - £88000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North Herts / South Beds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £28 - £30.5k + Good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £43500 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago