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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 14.29% 9.09% 13.48%
As % of the Vendors category 17.24% 15.00% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 11
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £26,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £39,500 £50,000
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 Dunstable region.

Vendors Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 20 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 82.86% 60.61% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 50 14 64
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Tivoli
5 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (35.71%) Middleware
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) FTP
5 5 (35.71%) Toad
5 5 (35.71%) SSH
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (35.71%) PuTTY
5 5 (35.71%) WinSCP
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (14.29%) Lync
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
1 5 (35.71%) SSH
1 5 (35.71%) PuTTY
1 5 (35.71%) WinSCP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Toad
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Environment Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) XAML
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCA
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenServer
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) CommVault
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (7.14%) Civica
3 1 (7.14%) SAP