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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 26 36
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 3.77% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category - 16.00% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
52 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.39% 23.58% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 55
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (28.57%) Logistics
5 2 (28.57%) MCDST
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) 3Com
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technology Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) Power Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCDST
3 2 (28.57%) VCP6
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) MBA
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) 3Com
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec