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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.10% 5.00% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 17.28% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 7
Median salary £25,500 £37,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -42.30%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
51 81 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 18.75% 28.93% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 60 69
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,330 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (71.43%) MS Office
5 9 (64.29%) Citrix
5 9 (64.29%) Project Management
5 9 (64.29%) SCCM
5 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 8 (57.14%) XenApp
6 8 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (57.14%) Amazon S3
6 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (57.14%) Office 365
6 8 (57.14%) SCOM
6 8 (57.14%) Operations Management
6 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (57.14%) Advertising
6 8 (57.14%) Web Services
6 8 (57.14%) LDAP
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) MCP
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 2 (14.29%) MCSE
10 2 (14.29%) MCSA

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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon S3
1 8 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Power Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MCDST
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) CCA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MBA
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
4 8 (57.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 8 (57.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security