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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 57 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.22% 18.87% 18.49%
As % of the Vendors category 26.67% 40.14% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 52 82
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,250 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £74,700 £62,250
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
120 142 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 53.33% 47.02% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 105 133 206
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 56 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 54 (45.00%) .NET
3 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 49 (40.83%) MS Excel
6 44 (36.67%) C#
7 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
7 41 (34.17%) E-Commerce
8 40 (33.33%) HTML
9 38 (31.67%) Web Services
9 38 (31.67%) Windows
10 37 (30.83%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (28.33%) SQL
11 34 (28.33%) MS Office
12 33 (27.50%) PowerShell
13 32 (26.67%) IIS
14 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 30 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (20.83%) TeamCity
16 25 (20.83%) DHCP
16 25 (20.83%) DNS
16 25 (20.83%) Scrum
17 24 (20.00%) MVC
17 24 (20.00%) TDD
17 24 (20.00%) COM
18 23 (19.17%) XML
19 22 (18.33%) WCF
19 22 (18.33%) jQuery
19 22 (18.33%) Git (software)

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (26.67%) IIS
2 16 (13.33%) NServiceBus
3 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.33%) CMS
5 7 (5.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.67%) Apache
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Lync
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (40.83%) MS Excel
2 34 (28.33%) MS Office
3 13 (10.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Agresso
1 5 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.83%) DHCP
1 25 (20.83%) DNS
2 18 (15.00%) FTP
3 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.00%) SAN
4 6 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.33%) Firewall
5 4 (3.33%) VPN
5 4 (3.33%) WAN
6 3 (2.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.67%) MPLS
7 2 (1.67%) OSPF
7 2 (1.67%) BGP
7 2 (1.67%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.67%) DMZ
7 2 (1.67%) SMTP
7 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.67%) ATM
7 2 (1.67%) ISDN
7 2 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.67%) MySQL
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (20.83%) TeamCity
3 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (18.33%) Visual Studio
4 17 (14.17%) NUnit
5 16 (13.33%) JIRA
5 16 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (13.33%) FinalBuilder
5 16 (13.33%) SpecFlow
5 16 (13.33%) Jasmine
5 16 (13.33%) NSubstitute
5 16 (13.33%) Log4Net
6 9 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (4.17%) Subversion
8 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Back Office
3 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (45.83%) Developer
2 24 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) Web Engineer
5 15 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 14 (11.67%) Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Cognos Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 5 (4.17%) Technical Developer
10 5 (4.17%) TM1 Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Project Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Project Support Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.00%) .NET
2 50 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 40 (33.33%) HTML
4 38 (31.67%) Web Services
5 24 (20.00%) COM
6 23 (19.17%) XML
7 22 (18.33%) WCF
7 22 (18.33%) jQuery
8 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (13.33%) HTML5
9 16 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
9 16 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (5.83%) XSLT
11 4 (3.33%) WSDL
11 4 (3.33%) CSS
12 3 (2.50%) Classic ASP
12 3 (2.50%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.67%) J2EE
13 2 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) PMI
4 2 (1.67%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) SecurID
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) EPoS
5 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) HACMP
5 1 (0.83%) LIMS
5 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.83%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.67%) Windows
2 8 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) HPUX
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.17%) E-Commerce
3 25 (20.83%) Scrum
4 24 (20.00%) TDD
4 24 (20.00%) MVC
5 17 (14.17%) OO
6 16 (13.33%) OOP
6 16 (13.33%) BDD
7 13 (10.83%) Network Load Balancing
7 13 (10.83%) Database Security
7 13 (10.83%) DevOps
7 13 (10.83%) ITIL
8 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.00%) Migration
10 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.17%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.67%) C#
2 41 (34.17%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.33%) SQL
4 33 (27.50%) PowerShell
5 16 (13.33%) Ruby
6 12 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (8.33%) VB6
7 10 (8.33%) VB
8 9 (7.50%) C++
9 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.50%) C
10 3 (2.50%) Java
10 3 (2.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.33%) VCP5
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCITP
5 2 (1.67%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.83%) MCTS
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCP
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) CCA
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.33%) vSphere
5 2 (1.67%) VMFS
5 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.83%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) SCOM
1 16 (13.33%) logstash
2 8 (6.67%) SCCM
3 4 (3.33%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.50%) WSUS
5 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Cisco
2 12 (10.00%) VMware
3 11 (9.17%) IBM
4 9 (7.50%) Business Objects
4 9 (7.50%) Dell
4 9 (7.50%) Citrix
5 8 (6.67%) HP
6 7 (5.83%) Oracle
6 7 (5.83%) Sitecore
7 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.17%) Cognos
9 3 (2.50%) Avaya
9 3 (2.50%) Symantec
10 2 (1.67%) Websense
10 2 (1.67%) BT
10 2 (1.67%) NetApp
10 2 (1.67%) Veritas
10 2 (1.67%) Lotus
10 2 (1.67%) Juniper
10 2 (1.67%) Aruba
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 days ago