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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 21.24% 11.48% 11.36%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 21.21% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 5
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,300 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £41,500
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 Dunstable region.

Vendors Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 63.72% 54.10% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 29
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 20 (45.45%) Banking
3 17 (38.64%) ITIL
4 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 15 (34.09%) Windows
5 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
6 14 (31.82%) SQL
7 13 (29.55%) Citrix
8 12 (27.27%) MS Office
9 11 (25.00%) HTML
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (25.00%) VMware
9 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.73%) .NET
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 10 (22.73%) CSS
10 10 (22.73%) C#
11 9 (20.45%) Web Services
11 9 (20.45%) IIS
11 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
11 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (20.45%) HTML5
11 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
11 9 (20.45%) CSS3

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (20.45%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
2 2 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (2.27%) Telnet
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) VersaTest
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 20 (45.45%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (11.36%) Retail
5 5 (11.36%) Retail Banking
5 5 (11.36%) French Language
5 5 (11.36%) German Language
5 5 (11.36%) Hindi Language
6 2 (4.55%) Legal
7 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Customer Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.36%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 10 (22.73%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 9 (20.45%) jQuery
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (20.45%) HTML5
3 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
3 9 (20.45%) CSS3
3 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.91%) UNIX
4 6 (13.64%) Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.36%) Data Security
7 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Time Management
7 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.55%) BPR
9 2 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) CCA
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Citrix
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Tieto
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) AppSense
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) HP