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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 76.92% 4.76% 26.32%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 100.00% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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
10 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 76.92% 4.76% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 16
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) Internet
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) WinForms
4 5 (41.67%) VB
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) VC++
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) VB6
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) Silverlight
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Programmer
3 5 (41.67%) Team Leader
3 5 (41.67%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) WinForms
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) Silverlight
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) VC++
2 5 (41.67%) VB6
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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