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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 63.16% 50.00% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
30 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 78.95% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Leighton Buzzard region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Leighton Buzzard

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (57.14%) C#
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 13 (46.43%) Internet
5 10 (35.71%) VB
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (32.14%) Ajax
6 9 (32.14%) Web Development
6 9 (32.14%) Silverlight
6 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) Project Management
7 7 (25.00%) VB6
7 7 (25.00%) WinForms
7 7 (25.00%) WCF
7 7 (25.00%) VC++
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) VBScript
9 3 (10.71%) XML
9 3 (10.71%) XSLT
9 3 (10.71%) Flash
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco
9 3 (10.71%) ISEB
9 3 (10.71%) HTML5

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Programmer
3 8 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 8 (28.57%) Web Team Leader
4 7 (25.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
1 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (32.14%) Silverlight
3 9 (32.14%) jQuery
3 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) Ajax
4 7 (25.00%) WCF
4 7 (25.00%) WinForms
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) Flash
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 14 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Web Development
3 9 (32.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) SEO
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) VB
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) VC++
4 7 (25.00%) VB6
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Salary: £Competitive dependant on skills and experiences
Posted: 17 days ago