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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 9.52% 88.89% 59.26%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 16
Average salary £25,250 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £40,800 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 9.52% 88.89% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 16
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Tandem
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Tandem
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco