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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 81 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 12.03% 22.63% 19.81%
As % of the Vendors category 29.63% 52.94% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 72 66
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,007 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
108 153 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 40.60% 42.74% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86 140 203
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) MS Excel
3 31 (36.47%) .NET
4 27 (31.76%) Project Management
5 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 24 (28.24%) C#
6 24 (28.24%) Java
6 24 (28.24%) ITIL
7 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
8 22 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (24.71%) SQL
9 21 (24.71%) MS Office
10 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
11 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
12 17 (20.00%) Scrum
12 17 (20.00%) VMware
13 16 (18.82%) Windows
13 16 (18.82%) TDD
14 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (16.47%) Office 365
16 13 (15.29%) MVC
16 13 (15.29%) Web Services
16 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (14.12%) Finance
17 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
17 12 (14.12%) SOLID
18 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
18 11 (12.94%) Unix

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 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) CMS
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
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 33 (38.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (24.71%) MS Office
3 11 (12.94%) MS Project
4 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.47%) Office 365
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (10.59%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (10.59%) Amazon S3
4 9 (10.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) LDAP
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) LAN
2 4 (4.71%) WAN
3 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) BGP
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.35%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.35%) IPv4
4 2 (2.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.35%) OSPF
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) ClearQuest
1 8 (9.41%) JIRA
1 8 (9.41%) LoadRunner
2 7 (8.24%) HP UFT
2 7 (8.24%) JMeter
2 7 (8.24%) Selenium
2 7 (8.24%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.53%) ERwin
4 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Advertising
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Analyst
1 20 (23.53%) Architect
2 18 (21.18%) Developer
3 15 (17.65%) .NET Architect
4 14 (16.47%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Technical Leader
6 9 (10.59%) .NET Technical Architect
6 9 (10.59%) C# Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Citrix Specialist
6 9 (10.59%) Technical Architect
7 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Lead .NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Lead Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.41%) Service Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Technical Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Test Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) .NET
2 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.29%) Web Services
4 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.06%) HTML
6 6 (7.06%) Middleware
7 4 (4.71%) J2EE
7 4 (4.71%) Ninject
7 4 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.71%) RESTful
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.18%) CSS
9 1 (1.18%) jQuery
9 1 (1.18%) REST
9 1 (1.18%) SOAP
9 1 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.71%) iPad
2 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Life Science
4 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.18%) Fintech
5 1 (1.18%) Photography
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Unix
2 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Debian
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Project Management
3 24 (28.24%) ITIL
4 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
5 17 (20.00%) Scrum
6 16 (18.82%) TDD
7 13 (15.29%) MVC
8 12 (14.12%) SOLID
8 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
9 10 (11.76%) BDD
10 9 (10.59%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) Operations Management
10 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
10 9 (10.59%) Release Management
10 9 (10.59%) Web Development
11 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.41%) Open Source
11 8 (9.41%) Project Planning
11 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) C#
1 24 (28.24%) Java
2 21 (24.71%) SQL
3 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.76%) Degree
3 9 (10.59%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (8.24%) HP ASE
4 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.71%) MCP
6 3 (3.53%) CCNA
6 3 (3.53%) MCSE
6 3 (3.53%) PMP
7 2 (2.35%) MCDST
7 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) CCA
8 1 (1.18%) CCNP
8 1 (1.18%) ISEB
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) MCTS
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 9 (10.59%) XenApp
5 5 (5.88%) 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 10 (11.76%) SCCM
2 9 (10.59%) SCOM
3 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) Puppet
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) VMware
2 11 (12.94%) Citrix
3 9 (10.59%) HP
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Laserfiche
6 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) AppSense
7 1 (1.18%) IFS
7 1 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
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