The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 13.73% 12.12% 8.64%
As % of the Vendors category 19.44% 16.67% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +13.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £30,150 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £41,750 £50,000
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 Dunstable region.

Vendors Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
36 24 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 70.59% 72.73% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 58
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,350 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £50,000 £46,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dunstable

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) FTP
5 4 (30.77%) Toad
5 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) SSH
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) PuTTY
5 4 (30.77%) WinSCP
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) MS Project
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) SSH
1 4 (30.77%) PuTTY
1 4 (30.77%) WinSCP
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Toad
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Environment Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) XAML
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCA
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) CommVault
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) AppSense
2 2 (15.38%) Civica
2 2 (15.38%) LANDesk