The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 34 53 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.77% 18.28% 20.99%
As % of the Vendors category 38.20% 37.86% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 48 107
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £72,900 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Bedfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
89 140 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 36.03% 48.28% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73 126 222
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Luton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Luton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 50 (46.73%) .NET
3 48 (44.86%) MS Excel
4 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (41.12%) ASP.NET
6 41 (38.32%) E-Commerce
7 40 (37.38%) Web Services
8 39 (36.45%) C#
8 39 (36.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (34.58%) PowerShell
10 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
11 34 (31.78%) Windows
12 33 (30.84%) HTML
13 32 (29.91%) MS Office
13 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (28.04%) IIS
15 28 (26.17%) Active Directory
16 27 (25.23%) COM
17 25 (23.36%) MVC
17 25 (23.36%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
18 24 (22.43%) TeamCity
18 24 (22.43%) TDD
18 24 (22.43%) Scrum
19 22 (20.56%) SQL
19 22 (20.56%) JIRA
19 22 (20.56%) WCF
19 22 (20.56%) jQuery
20 21 (19.63%) DHCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 30 (28.04%) IIS
2 19 (17.76%) NServiceBus
3 14 (13.08%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (6.54%) CMS
5 6 (5.61%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.93%) Lync
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 48 (44.86%) MS Excel
2 32 (29.91%) MS Office
3 11 (10.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (4.67%) Agresso
2 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 39 (36.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) DHCP
1 21 (19.63%) DNS
2 18 (16.82%) FTP
3 4 (3.74%) Internet
3 4 (3.74%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.87%) VPN
5 2 (1.87%) WAN
5 2 (1.87%) Firewall
5 2 (1.87%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.93%) xDSL
6 1 (0.93%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.93%) MPLS
6 1 (0.93%) OSPF
6 1 (0.93%) BGP
6 1 (0.93%) Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) Frame Relay
6 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.43%) TeamCity
3 22 (20.56%) JIRA
4 20 (18.69%) NUnit
5 19 (17.76%) NSubstitute
5 19 (17.76%) SpecFlow
5 19 (17.76%) Jasmine
5 19 (17.76%) Log4Net
5 19 (17.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (17.76%) FinalBuilder
6 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.93%) Subversion
9 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Back Office
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Developer
2 24 (22.43%) Web Developer
3 18 (16.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (14.95%) Web Engineer
5 14 (13.08%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (13.08%) Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.61%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (4.67%) TM1 Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Cognos Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 5 (4.67%) Technical Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Graduate
11 4 (3.74%) Project Support Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (46.73%) .NET
2 44 (41.12%) ASP.NET
3 40 (37.38%) Web Services
4 33 (30.84%) HTML
5 27 (25.23%) COM
6 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (20.56%) WCF
7 22 (20.56%) jQuery
8 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (17.76%) Castle Windsor
9 19 (17.76%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (17.76%) HTML5
10 14 (13.08%) XML
11 4 (3.74%) XSLT
12 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.87%) XSD
13 2 (1.87%) J2EE
13 2 (1.87%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
14 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) SecurID
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.93%) LIMS
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.78%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.67%) Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.32%) E-Commerce
3 25 (23.36%) MVC
4 24 (22.43%) TDD
4 24 (22.43%) Scrum
5 20 (18.69%) OO
5 20 (18.69%) BDD
6 19 (17.76%) OOP
7 14 (13.08%) ITIL
8 13 (12.15%) Network Load Balancing
8 13 (12.15%) DevOps
9 12 (11.21%) Database Security
10 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.54%) Project Management
12 6 (5.61%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (5.61%) Incident Management
13 5 (4.67%) Coaching
13 5 (4.67%) Data Analysis
13 5 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.45%) C#
2 37 (34.58%) PowerShell
3 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.56%) SQL
5 19 (17.76%) Ruby
6 9 (8.41%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.61%) C++
8 5 (4.67%) VB6
8 5 (4.67%) VB
9 4 (3.74%) Java
10 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.87%) VCP5
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.93%) APMP
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 28 (26.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.87%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (17.76%) logstash
2 15 (14.02%) SCOM
3 8 (7.48%) SCCM
4 2 (1.87%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.87%) WSUS
5 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Cisco
1 11 (10.28%) IBM
2 8 (7.48%) Citrix
2 8 (7.48%) VMware
3 7 (6.54%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.61%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.61%) Dell
5 5 (4.67%) Cognos
6 4 (3.74%) HP
6 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.80%) Akamai
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle
8 2 (1.87%) Avaya
8 2 (1.87%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.93%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.93%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.93%) i-GRasp
9 1 (0.93%) Brocade
9 1 (0.93%) Infor
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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