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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 54 65 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.93% 19.23% 22.70%
As % of the Vendors category 42.19% 35.91% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 107
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
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
128 181 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 37.76% 53.55% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 98 166 207
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (45.37%) .NET
1 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
1 49 (45.37%) MS Excel
2 39 (36.11%) Windows
3 37 (34.26%) Web Services
3 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (33.33%) C#
5 35 (32.41%) ASP.NET
5 35 (32.41%) E-Commerce
6 34 (31.48%) PowerShell
7 33 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (29.63%) JavaScript
9 31 (28.70%) MS Office
10 28 (25.93%) HTML
10 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
10 28 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (25.00%) MVC
12 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (23.15%) COM
14 24 (22.22%) TeamCity
14 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 24 (22.22%) JIRA
14 24 (22.22%) TDD
14 24 (22.22%) Scrum
15 23 (21.30%) OO
16 22 (20.37%) IIS
16 22 (20.37%) jQuery
16 22 (20.37%) BDD
17 21 (19.44%) WCF
17 21 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (20.37%) IIS
2 18 (16.67%) NServiceBus
3 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.19%) CMS
5 7 (6.48%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.93%) Lync
8 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (45.37%) MS Excel
2 31 (28.70%) MS Office
3 11 (10.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.56%) MS Project
5 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Agresso
1 5 (4.63%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.63%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.81%) DHCP
1 16 (14.81%) DNS
2 12 (11.11%) FTP
3 7 (6.48%) SAN
3 7 (6.48%) Internet
3 7 (6.48%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.85%) VPN
5 2 (1.85%) ADSL
5 2 (1.85%) Firewall
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) xDSL
6 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.93%) Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) Frame Relay
6 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.93%) MPLS
6 1 (0.93%) OSPF
6 1 (0.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) OLAP
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) JIRA
1 24 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 24 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.59%) NUnit
4 18 (16.67%) Log4Net
4 18 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (16.67%) FinalBuilder
4 18 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 18 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 18 (16.67%) NSubstitute
5 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Back Office
2 4 (3.70%) Publishing
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (40.74%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 12 (11.11%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Web Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.63%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Configuration Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Cognos Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Developer
8 5 (4.63%) TM1 Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 4 (3.70%) Project Support Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) .NET
2 37 (34.26%) Web Services
3 35 (32.41%) ASP.NET
4 28 (25.93%) HTML
5 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (23.15%) COM
7 22 (20.37%) jQuery
8 21 (19.44%) WCF
9 19 (17.59%) HTML5
9 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
11 11 (10.19%) XML
12 9 (8.33%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.70%) XSLT
13 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (1.85%) XSD
14 2 (1.85%) CSS
14 2 (1.85%) J2EE
14 2 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Open Source
6 1 (0.93%) LIMS
6 1 (0.93%) SecurID
6 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.11%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.63%) Linux
4 5 (4.63%) Windows 2000
4 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.78%) Android
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.41%) E-Commerce
3 27 (25.00%) MVC
4 24 (22.22%) TDD
4 24 (22.22%) Scrum
5 23 (21.30%) OO
6 22 (20.37%) BDD
7 20 (18.52%) ITIL
8 18 (16.67%) OOP
9 13 (12.04%) Configuration Management
10 10 (9.26%) Project Management
10 10 (9.26%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 8 (7.41%) DevOps
11 8 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (7.41%) Coaching
12 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.33%) C#
2 34 (31.48%) PowerShell
3 32 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.59%) Ruby
5 17 (15.74%) SQL
6 4 (3.70%) Java
7 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.63%) MCSA
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.70%) VCP4
4 3 (2.78%) MCP
4 3 (2.78%) MCSE
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.85%) VCP5
5 2 (1.85%) CCNA
5 2 (1.85%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.85%) CCA
5 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.85%) MCTS
5 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) APMP
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 28 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.85%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (16.67%) logstash
2 13 (12.04%) SCCM
3 11 (10.19%) SCOM
4 2 (1.85%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Cisco
1 15 (13.89%) VMware
2 13 (12.04%) Citrix
3 10 (9.26%) IBM
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
4 7 (6.48%) Sitecore
5 6 (5.56%) Akamai
6 5 (4.63%) Cognos
6 5 (4.63%) Dell
7 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.70%) Sybase
7 4 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.85%) Avaya
8 2 (1.85%) Spiceworks
8 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.85%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.93%) Infor
9 1 (0.93%) Aruba
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