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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 48 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.09% 17.71% 22.14%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 48.00% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 56
Median salary £49,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
108 100 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 36.24% 36.90% 57.71%
Number of salaries quoted 86 87 177
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 34 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.94%) .NET
4 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (28.24%) Windows
6 23 (27.06%) Project Management
7 22 (25.88%) C#
7 22 (25.88%) Java
7 22 (25.88%) SQL
8 21 (24.71%) E-Commerce
9 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 19 (22.35%) ITIL
11 18 (21.18%) MS Office
12 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
12 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
13 14 (16.47%) VMware
13 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (15.29%) Unix
14 13 (15.29%) Finance
14 13 (15.29%) Degree
14 13 (15.29%) TDD
14 13 (15.29%) Scrum
15 12 (14.12%) Web Services
16 11 (12.94%) MVC
16 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
16 11 (12.94%) Release Management
16 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.94%) Waterfall
16 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
17 10 (11.76%) High Availability

Microsoft
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 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.18%) MS Office
3 9 (10.59%) MS Project
4 6 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.59%) Office 365
3 7 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.24%) Amazon S3
3 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) LDAP
2 5 (5.88%) LAN
3 4 (4.71%) DNS
3 4 (4.71%) WAN
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) BGP
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.18%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.18%) IPv4
5 1 (1.18%) OSPF
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) MS Access
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Power BI
4 1 (1.18%) QlikView
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) ClearQuest
1 7 (8.24%) HP UFT
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
1 7 (8.24%) JMeter
1 7 (8.24%) LoadRunner
1 7 (8.24%) Selenium
1 7 (8.24%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Advertising
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Architect
4 13 (15.29%) .NET Architect
5 11 (12.94%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Technical Leader
7 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
8 8 (9.41%) .NET Technical Architect
8 8 (9.41%) Applications Support
8 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Lead .NET Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Lead Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Service Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Support Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Technical Architect
8 8 (9.41%) Technical Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) .NET
2 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.12%) Web Services
4 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.06%) Middleware
7 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.71%) Ninject
8 4 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (4.71%) RESTful
9 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.53%) HTML
9 3 (3.53%) J2EE
10 2 (2.35%) Apache Flex
11 1 (1.18%) CSS
11 1 (1.18%) jQuery
11 1 (1.18%) REST
11 1 (1.18%) SOAP
11 1 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) iPad
4 3 (3.53%) Life Science
5 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Photography
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Unix
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.24%) Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Debian
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.06%) Project Management
3 21 (24.71%) E-Commerce
4 19 (22.35%) ITIL
5 13 (15.29%) Scrum
5 13 (15.29%) TDD
6 11 (12.94%) MVC
6 11 (12.94%) Release Management
6 11 (12.94%) Waterfall
7 10 (11.76%) High Availability
7 10 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 9 (10.59%) DevOps
8 9 (10.59%) SOLID
9 8 (9.41%) BDD
9 8 (9.41%) Change Management
9 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.41%) Open Source
9 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) C#
1 22 (25.88%) Java
1 22 (25.88%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.29%) Degree
3 7 (8.24%) HP ASE
3 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.88%) MCP
5 3 (3.53%) MCSA
5 3 (3.53%) MCSE
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.35%) MCDST
6 2 (2.35%) MCITP
6 2 (2.35%) MCTS
6 2 (2.35%) PMP
6 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) CCA
7 1 (1.18%) CCNA
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
4 7 (8.24%) XenApp
5 3 (3.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) Docker
6 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.18%) LXC
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) SCCM
2 7 (8.24%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) SCOM
3 6 (7.06%) Ansible
4 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) VMware
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) Citrix
3 8 (9.41%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) Informatica
5 3 (3.53%) Adobe
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.35%) Laserfiche
7 1 (1.18%) AppSense
7 1 (1.18%) IFS
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.18%) Symantec
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