The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leighton Buzzard region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 40.00% 9.52% 100.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £25,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.01% -26.81%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leighton Buzzard region.

Vendors Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 40.00% 9.52% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leighton Buzzard region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leighton Buzzard region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

Microsoft
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VC++

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) AWS Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (33.33%) DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
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