The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.62% 2.34% 5.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.03% 10.53% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 20
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +34.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 76 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.63% 22.22% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 107 63 118
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Luton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) MCSE
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (51.52%) IIS
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
5 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
6 12 (36.36%) WAN
6 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 11 (33.33%) LAN
7 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 11 (33.33%) Firewall
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
8 10 (30.30%) MCITP
8 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
8 10 (30.30%) Statistics
8 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
8 10 (30.30%) Oracle
8 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (30.30%) MPLS
8 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (30.30%) F5
8 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (51.52%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) WAN
1 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 11 (33.33%) LAN
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
3 10 (30.30%) MPLS
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) NAS
5 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Configuration Specialist
1 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management Specialist
1 5 (15.15%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Account Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Account Manager
2 4 (12.12%) DBA
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Software Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Software Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Junior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) XSD
2 3 (9.09%) XSLT
2 3 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Statistics
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) PRINCE2
3 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
4 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Change Control
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (9.09%) Database Security
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 3 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VB6
4 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) MCSE
2 10 (30.30%) MCITP
2 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (21.21%) MCTS
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) MCSA
6 3 (9.09%) CCA
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.06%) MCP
8 1 (3.03%) NCDA
8 1 (3.03%) NCIE
8 1 (3.03%) VCAP
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.03%) CCNP
8 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Sysprep
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 18 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
2 10 (30.30%) F5
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Veeam
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) PlateSpin
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