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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 77 82 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.32% 20.10% 19.14%
As % of the Vendors category 53.47% 35.50% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 68 61 64
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £57,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
144 231 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 41.74% 56.62% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 131 189 182
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 £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 66 (42.86%) .NET
1 66 (42.86%) Windows
2 62 (40.26%) SQL Server
3 60 (38.96%) SQL
4 54 (35.06%) MS Excel
5 53 (34.42%) C#
6 45 (29.22%) HTML
6 45 (29.22%) ASP.NET
7 41 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (22.73%) CSS
10 34 (22.08%) MS Office
10 34 (22.08%) ITIL
10 34 (22.08%) Citrix
11 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 32 (20.78%) Degree
13 29 (18.83%) Office 365
14 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
15 26 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (16.23%) Active Directory
16 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (14.94%) SDLC
17 23 (14.94%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (14.94%) VMware
18 22 (14.29%) Cisco
18 22 (14.29%) C
19 21 (13.64%) SAN
19 21 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.19%) IIS
5 7 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.90%) Lync
7 4 (2.60%) Node.js
7 4 (2.60%) NServiceBus
7 4 (2.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 34 (22.08%) MS Office
3 5 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.60%) MS Project
5 3 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (18.83%) Office 365
3 12 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.19%) SaaS
5 6 (3.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.64%) SAN
2 13 (8.44%) iSCSI
3 12 (7.79%) DNS
3 12 (7.79%) DHCP
4 11 (7.14%) Intranet
5 9 (5.84%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.90%) PBX
7 4 (2.60%) FTP
8 3 (1.95%) Firewall
9 2 (1.30%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.65%) LAN
10 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.90%) MS Access
9 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.65%) Lumira
12 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.65%) QlikView
12 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.65%) OLAP
12 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.44%) JIRA
3 9 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.90%) NUnit
6 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.60%) Log4Net
7 4 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.60%) FinalBuilder
7 4 (2.60%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.60%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.60%) NSubstitute
General
1 8 (5.19%) Finance
1 8 (5.19%) Retail
2 7 (4.55%) Legal
3 4 (2.60%) Electronics
3 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.95%) Publishing
4 3 (1.95%) Billing
4 3 (1.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Military
5 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (23.38%) Developer
2 17 (11.04%) Analyst
3 12 (7.79%) DBA
3 12 (7.79%) Help Desk Support
4 11 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 11 (7.14%) Architect
5 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.84%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.84%) Support Technician
6 9 (5.84%) Web Developer
6 9 (5.84%) SQL DBA
6 9 (5.84%) Help Desk Technician
6 9 (5.84%) Help Desk Support Technician
7 8 (5.19%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (5.19%) Tester
8 7 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.55%) Administrator
8 7 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Software Tester
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (42.86%) .NET
2 45 (29.22%) ASP.NET
2 45 (29.22%) HTML
3 35 (22.73%) CSS
4 19 (12.34%) jQuery
5 17 (11.04%) HTML5
6 16 (10.39%) Web Services
7 11 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 11 (7.14%) WCF
8 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (5.84%) CSS3
9 9 (5.84%) XML
10 6 (3.90%) WPF
10 6 (3.90%) Ajax
11 5 (3.25%) COM
11 5 (3.25%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.60%) Castle Windsor
12 4 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.79%) Clustering
3 11 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.25%) Replication
6 3 (1.95%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.95%) Statistics
7 2 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.65%) PMI
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.86%) Windows
2 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (9.74%) Windows 8
5 12 (7.79%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.49%) Android
7 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.25%) Linux
9 5 (3.25%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.08%) ITIL
3 23 (14.94%) Capacity Planning
3 23 (14.94%) SDLC
4 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (12.99%) MVC
5 18 (11.69%) Waterfall
6 17 (11.04%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.09%) Migration
8 13 (8.44%) Project Management
9 12 (7.79%) High Availability
10 11 (7.14%) Scrum
10 11 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (6.49%) CRM
12 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.84%) UML
13 8 (5.19%) TDD
13 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.19%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.96%) SQL
2 53 (34.42%) C#
3 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.29%) C
5 15 (9.74%) VB
5 15 (9.74%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.49%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.55%) Java
8 4 (2.60%) C++
8 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.60%) Ruby
9 2 (1.30%) VBA
10 1 (0.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) Degree
2 26 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.44%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (8.44%) MCSE
4 11 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (4.55%) ISEB
6 6 (3.90%) CCA
6 6 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.90%) MCSA
6 6 (3.90%) CCNA
6 6 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.25%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.60%) PMP
8 4 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.30%) MOS
9 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.65%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 25 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.44%) Terminal Services
4 9 (5.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) SCCM
2 6 (3.90%) Windows Intune
3 4 (2.60%) logstash
4 3 (1.95%) SCOM
5 2 (1.30%) Puppet
5 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (22.08%) Citrix
2 23 (14.94%) VMware
3 22 (14.29%) Cisco
4 13 (8.44%) Oracle
5 5 (3.25%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.25%) Akamai
6 4 (2.60%) Mitel
7 2 (1.30%) F5
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
8 1 (0.65%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.65%) Perforce
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
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