The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.68% 3.63% 5.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.74% 15.00% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 26
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.82%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 100 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 20.74% 24.21% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52 80 110
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) MS Office
3 16 (80.00%) ITIL
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 15 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 15 (75.00%) Office 365
5 14 (70.00%) Project Management
5 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (65.00%) SCCM
6 13 (65.00%) Citrix
6 13 (65.00%) XenDesktop
7 12 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (60.00%) Amazon S3
7 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (60.00%) XenApp
7 12 (60.00%) Web Services
7 12 (60.00%) LDAP
7 12 (60.00%) Advertising
7 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (60.00%) SCOM
7 12 (60.00%) Operations Management
7 12 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) MCSE
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (85.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Office 365
2 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (60.00%) Amazon S3
2 12 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (15.00%) Intranet
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Project Management
3 12 (60.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (35.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCTS
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO27002
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (65.00%) XenDesktop
4 12 (60.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) SCCM
2 12 (60.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security