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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 10 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 15.52% 15.87% 35.77%
As % of the Vendors category 28.13% 29.41% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 41
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,233 £55,000
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
32 34 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 55.17% 53.97% 65.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 69
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -31.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £61,450 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Replication
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) SSH
6 3 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
1 3 (20.00%) SSH
1 3 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Environment Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Account Executive
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
1 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (20.00%) CSS3
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Release Management
1 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
1 3 (20.00%) Tieto
2 1 (6.67%) VocaLink
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