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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 54 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.22% 16.05% 16.23%
As % of the Vendors category 52.43% 43.64% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 45
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £23,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
103 110 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 46.19% 36.79% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88 89 139
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.96%) SQL Server
3 30 (33.71%) .NET
3 30 (33.71%) C#
3 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET
3 30 (33.71%) Windows
4 26 (29.21%) MVC
5 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
5 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (26.97%) MS Office
6 24 (26.97%) Advertising
7 23 (25.84%) Scrum
7 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
8 22 (24.72%) OO
8 22 (24.72%) BDD
8 22 (24.72%) Kanban
8 22 (24.72%) TDD
8 22 (24.72%) NUnit
8 22 (24.72%) Selenium
8 22 (24.72%) WCF
9 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
9 21 (23.60%) Web Application Development
9 21 (23.60%) Lucene.Net
9 21 (23.60%) NHibernate
9 21 (23.60%) Lucene
9 21 (23.60%) LINQ
9 21 (23.60%) Rhino Mocks
9 21 (23.60%) Castle Windsor

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.87%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (7.87%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.74%) CMS
5 3 (3.37%) Confluence
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.37%) IIS
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
2 24 (26.97%) MS Office
3 6 (6.74%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (6.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (5.62%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (4.49%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (11.24%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) SAN
2 9 (10.11%) Intranet
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) LDAP
4 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) NUnit
1 22 (24.72%) Selenium
2 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
2 21 (23.60%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.49%) ERwin
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) VectorCAST
General
1 24 (26.97%) Advertising
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 7 (7.87%) Electronics
4 6 (6.74%) Billing
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.37%) Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) .NET Developer
3 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET Developer
3 22 (24.72%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (24.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 22 (24.72%) C# Developer
4 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Analyst
6 11 (12.36%) Technical Manager
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (10.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (10.11%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (8.99%) Architect
9 7 (7.87%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Office 365 Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Products Support Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.71%) .NET
1 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET
2 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (24.72%) WCF
4 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 21 (23.60%) Castle Windsor
4 21 (23.60%) Fluent NHibernate
4 21 (23.60%) LINQ
4 21 (23.60%) Lucene
4 21 (23.60%) Lucene.Net
4 21 (23.60%) NHibernate
5 9 (10.11%) HTML
6 8 (8.99%) CSS
6 8 (8.99%) jQuery
7 7 (7.87%) CSS3
7 7 (7.87%) HTML5
8 5 (5.62%) Web Services
9 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.25%) FMCG
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 17 (19.10%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.49%) Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Unix
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.25%) Android
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) MVC
3 23 (25.84%) Scrum
4 22 (24.72%) BDD
4 22 (24.72%) Kanban
4 22 (24.72%) OO
4 22 (24.72%) TDD
5 21 (23.60%) Scrum-ban
5 21 (23.60%) Web Application Development
6 13 (14.61%) CRM
7 11 (12.36%) Line Management
7 11 (12.36%) Presales
8 9 (10.11%) Change Management
8 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.11%) Network Management
8 9 (10.11%) Problem Management
8 9 (10.11%) Quality Management
9 8 (8.99%) ERP
9 8 (8.99%) ITIL
10 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) C#
2 9 (10.11%) C
2 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.99%) SQL
4 4 (4.49%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) Perl
4 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.25%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) Ada
7 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) MCSE
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) CCA
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.12%) HND
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.12%) MCSA
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.12%) vSphere
5 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Citrix
2 16 (17.98%) VMware
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle
4 8 (8.99%) Cisco
5 7 (7.87%) SAP
6 2 (2.25%) AppSense
6 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) Juniper
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Posted: Yesterday
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