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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 128 203 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.92% 20.32% 27.35%
As % of the Vendors category 33.86% 43.75% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 108 200 241
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,600 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
378 464 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.06% 46.45% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 326 418 500
Median salary £55,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -9 51 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Bedford -6 30 £47,500 - 1
Dunstable +2 11 £26,000 -48.00%
Shefford +2 1 £22,000 -48.23%
Leighton Buzzard +1 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 95 (37.11%) MS Excel
2 82 (32.03%) SQL Server
3 81 (31.64%) Windows
4 79 (30.86%) .NET
5 68 (26.56%) C#
6 67 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (23.05%) SQL
7 59 (23.05%) ASP.NET
7 59 (23.05%) MVC
8 48 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (18.36%) Web Services
10 46 (17.97%) .NET Framework
11 40 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
11 40 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 37 (14.45%) JavaScript
12 37 (14.45%) Active Directory
12 37 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (14.06%) High Availability
14 35 (13.67%) Windows Server
15 34 (13.28%) Web Development
15 34 (13.28%) HTML
16 33 (12.89%) Load Balancing
17 32 (12.50%) WCF
17 32 (12.50%) ITIL
17 32 (12.50%) MS Office
17 32 (12.50%) SDLC
18 29 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
19 27 (10.55%) jQuery
19 27 (10.55%) CSS
20 26 (10.16%) Subversion

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 22 (8.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.52%) IIS
3 6 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.56%) CMS
4 4 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 95 (37.11%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.50%) MS Office
3 12 (4.69%) MS Project
3 12 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.39%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.39%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.39%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.39%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.39%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.39%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.25%) Office 365
4 7 (2.73%) G Suite
5 5 (1.95%) PaaS
6 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.56%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.17%) SaaS
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.38%) LAN
1 24 (9.38%) WAN
2 21 (8.20%) Firewall
3 16 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.47%) Network Security
5 12 (4.69%) BGP
5 12 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (4.69%) OSPF
5 12 (4.69%) Spanning Tree
6 8 (3.13%) DNS
7 6 (2.34%) SAN
8 4 (1.56%) tcpdump
8 4 (1.56%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.78%) Internet
9 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.78%) Wireless
10 1 (0.39%) ATM
10 1 (0.39%) SMTP
10 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (32.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.16%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.91%) OLTP
5 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.34%) OLAP
10 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.56%) Power BI
12 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.17%) QlikView
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (10.16%) Subversion
3 24 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 16 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.30%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.52%) Selenium
7 3 (1.17%) NUnit
8 2 (0.78%) JIRA
8 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.39%) Bower
9 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.39%) FinalBuilder
9 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.39%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.39%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.39%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (6.64%) Retail
2 13 (5.08%) Finance
3 7 (2.73%) Advertising
4 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.17%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (25.00%) Developer
2 54 (21.09%) Analyst
3 40 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 30 (11.72%) C# Developer
5 21 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 18 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (6.64%) Consultant
8 17 (6.64%) Web Developer
9 15 (5.86%) Architect
10 14 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (5.47%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.47%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.08%) Project Manager
11 13 (5.08%) Senior Manager
11 13 (5.08%) Support Engineer
12 12 (4.69%) Network Consultant
12 12 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (4.69%) Support Technician
12 12 (4.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.86%) .NET
2 59 (23.05%) ASP.NET
3 48 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (18.36%) Web Services
5 46 (17.97%) .NET Framework
6 34 (13.28%) HTML
7 32 (12.50%) WCF
8 27 (10.55%) CSS
8 27 (10.55%) jQuery
9 26 (10.16%) AngularJS
10 24 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (8.59%) Entity Framework
12 20 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 18 (7.03%) Ajax
14 15 (5.86%) Ninject
15 12 (4.69%) HTML5
16 9 (3.52%) Middleware
17 8 (3.13%) ADO.NET
17 8 (3.13%) RESTful
17 8 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.42%) iPad
2 13 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.69%) Replication
4 10 (3.91%) AS400
4 10 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.13%) Clustering
6 7 (2.73%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.73%) iPhone
6 7 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.34%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.34%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Fintech
8 2 (0.78%) iSeries
8 2 (0.78%) Statistics
8 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 81 (31.64%) Windows
2 35 (13.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.69%) Linux
4 12 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.30%) OS/400
6 7 (2.73%) Android
6 7 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.73%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.34%) Unix
7 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.05%) MVC
3 40 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 36 (14.06%) High Availability
5 34 (13.28%) Web Development
6 33 (12.89%) Load Balancing
7 32 (12.50%) ITIL
7 32 (12.50%) SDLC
8 26 (10.16%) Scrum
9 25 (9.77%) Project Management
10 24 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 24 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (9.38%) TDD
11 23 (8.98%) DevOps
12 16 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (5.86%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (5.47%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.08%) Problem Management
16 12 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (4.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.56%) C#
2 59 (23.05%) SQL
3 37 (14.45%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.98%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.73%) Java
7 6 (2.34%) C
8 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.95%) VBScript
9 3 (1.17%) VB
9 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.78%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.47%) CCDP
4 12 (4.69%) CCNP
4 12 (4.69%) CCSA
4 12 (4.69%) CCSE
4 12 (4.69%) MCSA
4 12 (4.69%) MCSE
5 10 (3.91%) MCP
6 9 (3.52%) Degree
7 7 (2.73%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.56%) MCITP
8 4 (1.56%) MCTS
9 3 (1.17%) CCNA
9 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.78%) ISEB
10 2 (0.78%) MCDST
10 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.78%) VCP6
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.42%) SLA
2 5 (1.95%) QA
3 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.34%) vSphere
4 5 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
7 1 (0.39%) Docker
7 1 (0.39%) LXC
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (6.25%) Puppet
2 13 (5.08%) SCCM
3 12 (4.69%) Ansible
4 7 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.17%) WSUS
6 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.78%) Simpana
7 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (7.81%) Cisco
2 17 (6.64%) Oracle
3 15 (5.86%) VMware
4 13 (5.08%) CheckPoint
5 9 (3.52%) Intel Security
6 7 (2.73%) Apple
6 7 (2.73%) Google
6 7 (2.73%) HP
7 6 (2.34%) Citrix
8 5 (1.95%) Adobe
8 5 (1.95%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.95%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.56%) hybris
9 4 (1.56%) Informatica
9 4 (1.56%) Symantec
10 3 (1.17%) Dell
10 3 (1.17%) EMC
10 3 (1.17%) F5
11 2 (0.78%) Akamai
11 2 (0.78%) FalconStor
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