The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Dunstable region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 14.52% 36.13% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 27.27% 54.43% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 6
Average salary £37,500 £36,834 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.80% -31.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,715 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 79 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 53.23% 66.39% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 67 24
Average salary £37,000 £54,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.11% +11.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £41,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,004 £65,000 £62,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) MS Office
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
6 8 (38.10%) XenServer
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) Civica
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) WSUS
7 7 (33.33%) LANDesk
7 7 (33.33%) Workflow
7 7 (33.33%) CRM
7 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
9 5 (23.81%) DHCP
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
11 3 (14.29%) SAN
11 3 (14.29%) WAN
11 3 (14.29%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
1 5 (23.81%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) CRM Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) CRM Systems Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
2 7 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
2 8 (38.10%) XenServer
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
1 8 (38.10%) Civica
2 7 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) HP
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