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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 113 208 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.57% 22.91% 25.60%
As % of the Vendors category 37.42% 51.74% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 98 189 247
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,950 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
302 402 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.28% 44.27% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 254 354 550
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -7 40 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Bedford -9 24 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Dunstable +7 3 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Leighton Buzzard +2 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 110 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 108 (37.76%) .NET
3 102 (35.66%) C#
4 99 (34.62%) MS Excel
5 93 (32.52%) Windows
6 91 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (30.42%) ASP.NET
8 79 (27.62%) MVC
9 72 (25.17%) SQL
10 69 (24.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (20.98%) Web Services
12 52 (18.18%) E-Commerce
13 50 (17.48%) .NET Framework
14 47 (16.43%) JavaScript
14 47 (16.43%) Scrum
15 46 (16.08%) WCF
16 44 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
16 44 (15.38%) Active Directory
17 42 (14.69%) HTML
17 42 (14.69%) jQuery
18 41 (14.34%) MS Office
19 39 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
19 39 (13.64%) Windows Server
20 38 (13.29%) Oracle
21 37 (12.94%) ITIL
21 37 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (12.94%) Web Development
22 36 (12.59%) VMware
23 35 (12.24%) Finance
23 35 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012

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 16 (5.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.85%) IIS
3 10 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.75%) CMS
5 4 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.05%) Moodle
6 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.70%) Apache
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 99 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 41 (14.34%) MS Office
3 13 (4.55%) MS Project
4 6 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.35%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 7 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.40%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (8.74%) Office 365
4 15 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.85%) SaaS
6 8 (2.80%) Google Apps
6 8 (2.80%) Mimecast
7 7 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.45%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.75%) PaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.29%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.90%) Firewall
3 9 (3.15%) WAN
4 8 (2.80%) LAN
5 7 (2.45%) LDAP
6 5 (1.75%) DNS
7 4 (1.40%) Network Security
8 3 (1.05%) BGP
8 3 (1.05%) OSPF
8 3 (1.05%) SAN
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.70%) DHCP
9 2 (0.70%) Internet
9 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.70%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.35%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 29 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.75%) MySQL
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.70%) MS Access
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.89%) Subversion
3 29 (10.14%) Visual Studio
4 23 (8.04%) Selenium
5 18 (6.29%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.20%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.80%) JIRA
8 7 (2.45%) ClearQuest
8 7 (2.45%) HP UFT
8 7 (2.45%) JMeter
8 7 (2.45%) LoadRunner
8 7 (2.45%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.70%) NUnit
11 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.35%) FinalBuilder
11 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.35%) Log4Net
11 1 (0.35%) MSTest
11 1 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 35 (12.24%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Banking
3 19 (6.64%) Retail
4 18 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.90%) Advertising
6 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.05%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.70%) Automotive
8 2 (0.70%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (34.27%) Developer
2 68 (23.78%) Analyst
3 63 (22.03%) .NET Developer
4 47 (16.43%) C# Developer
5 34 (11.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (11.19%) Architect
7 31 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 25 (8.74%) Senior Developer
9 22 (7.69%) Technical Architect
10 20 (6.99%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (6.29%) Operations Analyst
12 16 (5.59%) Consultant
12 16 (5.59%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (5.59%) Service Analyst
13 15 (5.24%) Software Analyst
13 15 (5.24%) Web Developer
14 14 (4.90%) .NET Architect
14 14 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.90%) Lead Developer
14 14 (4.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.76%) .NET
2 87 (30.42%) ASP.NET
3 69 (24.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (20.98%) Web Services
5 50 (17.48%) .NET Framework
6 46 (16.08%) WCF
7 42 (14.69%) HTML
7 42 (14.69%) jQuery
8 33 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 33 (11.54%) CSS
9 31 (10.84%) AngularJS
10 27 (9.44%) Ajax
10 27 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (8.39%) Entity Framework
12 17 (5.94%) HTML5
13 16 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 15 (5.24%) REST
15 14 (4.90%) Ninject
16 12 (4.20%) XML
17 10 (3.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.69%) iPad
2 17 (5.94%) AS400
3 12 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.15%) Fintech
5 9 (3.15%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.80%) iPhone
7 6 (2.10%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.40%) iSeries
10 3 (1.05%) Life Science
10 3 (1.05%) User Experience
10 3 (1.05%) VLE
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 93 (32.52%) Windows
2 39 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 31 (10.84%) Unix
4 23 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (6.29%) OS/400
6 17 (5.94%) Linux
7 15 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.55%) Solaris
9 8 (2.80%) Android
9 8 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.80%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.35%) Debian
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.62%) MVC
3 52 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 47 (16.43%) Scrum
5 37 (12.94%) ITIL
5 37 (12.94%) Web Development
6 35 (12.24%) SDLC
7 31 (10.84%) Project Management
8 30 (10.49%) High Availability
9 29 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 26 (9.09%) TDD
11 25 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.34%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.94%) Data Security
14 16 (5.59%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (5.24%) Unit Testing
15 15 (5.24%) Waterfall
16 14 (4.90%) BDD
16 14 (4.90%) Dependency Injection
16 14 (4.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 102 (35.66%) C#
2 72 (25.17%) SQL
3 47 (16.43%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.84%) T-SQL
5 27 (9.44%) Java
6 20 (6.99%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.15%) C
8 9 (3.15%) Perl
9 7 (2.45%) VB
10 3 (1.05%) PHP
10 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.05%) VBScript
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.69%) Degree
3 9 (3.15%) MCP
4 8 (2.80%) A+ Certification
4 8 (2.80%) MCSE
5 7 (2.45%) HP ASE
5 7 (2.45%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.45%) MCSA
6 6 (2.10%) MCITP
7 5 (1.75%) MCTS
8 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.05%) ISEB
9 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.70%) CBAP
10 2 (0.70%) CCSE
10 2 (0.70%) MCDST
10 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.15%) SLA
2 7 (2.45%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) GxP
System Software
1 44 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.15%) XenApp
3 9 (3.15%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.45%) vSphere
5 4 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.35%) Docker
8 1 (0.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (8.74%) SCCM
2 8 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.45%) Puppet
3 7 (2.45%) SCOM
4 6 (2.10%) Ansible
5 3 (1.05%) WSUS
6 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.70%) Simpana
7 1 (0.35%) logstash
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (13.29%) Oracle
2 36 (12.59%) VMware
3 34 (11.89%) Citrix
4 24 (8.39%) Cisco
5 12 (4.20%) HP
6 10 (3.50%) Intel Security
7 8 (2.80%) Apple
7 8 (2.80%) Google
7 8 (2.80%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.75%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.40%) hybris
9 4 (1.40%) Informatica
9 4 (1.40%) SAP
9 4 (1.40%) Tableau
10 3 (1.05%) Adobe
10 3 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.05%) Symantec
11 2 (0.70%) Dell
11 2 (0.70%) IBM
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £29,507 to £34,425 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
greywood
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton
Montash Associates
Salary: £80000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + pension, bonus & travel
Posted: 22 days ago