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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 74 71 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 21.51% 20.70% 20.38%
As % of the Vendors category 36.10% 37.97% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43 70 63
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £62,500
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
205 187 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 59.59% 54.52% 61.63%
Number of salaries quoted 153 177 224
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 82 (46.86%) .NET
2 79 (45.14%) SQL Server
2 79 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (43.43%) ASP.NET
4 71 (40.57%) MS Excel
5 64 (36.57%) Windows
5 64 (36.57%) C#
6 60 (34.29%) HTML
6 60 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 58 (33.14%) E-Commerce
8 56 (32.00%) SQL
9 53 (30.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 50 (28.57%) Web Services
11 45 (25.71%) IIS
11 45 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 44 (25.14%) Visual Studio
12 44 (25.14%) XML
13 40 (22.86%) TeamCity
13 40 (22.86%) PowerShell
14 39 (22.29%) TDD
14 39 (22.29%) Scrum
15 38 (21.71%) MVC
16 34 (19.43%) COM
17 33 (18.86%) MS Office
17 33 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
18 32 (18.29%) Active Directory
19 30 (17.14%) DNS
19 30 (17.14%) DHCP
19 30 (17.14%) Degree
20 28 (16.00%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (25.71%) IIS
2 16 (9.14%) CMS
2 16 (9.14%) NServiceBus
3 11 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.57%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.14%) Apache
8 2 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.57%) Papyrus
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 71 (40.57%) MS Excel
2 33 (18.86%) MS Office
3 13 (7.43%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.14%) MS Project
5 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Agresso
1 5 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.57%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 53 (30.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.14%) DNS
1 30 (17.14%) DHCP
2 24 (13.71%) FTP
3 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.86%) WAN
4 5 (2.86%) SAN
5 4 (2.29%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.29%) Firewall
5 4 (2.29%) VPN
6 3 (1.71%) LAN
7 2 (1.14%) xDSL
7 2 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.14%) Frame Relay
7 2 (1.14%) Wireless
7 2 (1.14%) MPLS
7 2 (1.14%) OSPF
7 2 (1.14%) BGP
7 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.14%) DMZ
7 2 (1.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (45.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.14%) MySQL
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Big Data
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (25.14%) Visual Studio
3 40 (22.86%) TeamCity
4 25 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 22 (12.57%) JIRA
6 19 (10.86%) Subversion
7 16 (9.14%) NUnit
7 16 (9.14%) Log4Net
7 16 (9.14%) FinalBuilder
7 16 (9.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (9.14%) SpecFlow
7 16 (9.14%) Jasmine
7 16 (9.14%) NSubstitute
8 10 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Back Office
3 11 (6.29%) Marketing
4 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (40.00%) Developer
2 28 (16.00%) Web Developer
3 24 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (12.57%) Software Developer
4 22 (12.57%) Web Engineer
5 20 (11.43%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.71%) Analyst
7 11 (6.29%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) Tester
8 9 (5.14%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Systems Tester
9 8 (4.57%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.43%) Release Manager
11 6 (3.43%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Technical Support
12 5 (2.86%) Junior
12 5 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (46.86%) .NET
2 76 (43.43%) ASP.NET
3 60 (34.29%) HTML
4 50 (28.57%) Web Services
5 44 (25.14%) XML
6 34 (19.43%) COM
7 28 (16.00%) WCF
7 28 (16.00%) jQuery
8 24 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (9.14%) Castle Windsor
9 16 (9.14%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (9.14%) HTML5
10 13 (7.43%) Classic ASP
10 13 (7.43%) XSLT
11 9 (5.14%) CSS
11 9 (5.14%) WSDL
12 8 (4.57%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.43%) XSL
14 4 (2.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
5 2 (1.14%) SecurID
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) HACMP
6 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.57%) Open Source
6 1 (0.57%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.57%) Windows
2 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.86%) Linux
3 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.14%) E-Commerce
3 39 (22.29%) TDD
3 39 (22.29%) Scrum
4 38 (21.71%) MVC
5 21 (12.00%) BDD
6 19 (10.86%) Database Security
7 18 (10.29%) DevOps
7 18 (10.29%) Waterfall
7 18 (10.29%) Network Load Balancing
7 18 (10.29%) OO
8 16 (9.14%) Project Management
8 16 (9.14%) OOP
9 14 (8.00%) ITIL
10 13 (7.43%) Configuration Management
11 12 (6.86%) PRINCE2
12 11 (6.29%) Web Development
13 9 (5.14%) System Testing
13 9 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.57%) C#
2 60 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 56 (32.00%) SQL
4 40 (22.86%) PowerShell
5 23 (13.14%) VB
6 18 (10.29%) VB.NET
7 17 (9.71%) VB6
8 16 (9.14%) Ruby
9 11 (6.29%) T-SQL
10 9 (5.14%) C
11 8 (4.57%) C++
12 3 (1.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.57%) Java
13 1 (0.57%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (17.14%) Degree
2 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.14%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.29%) VCP5
6 4 (2.29%) MCITP
7 3 (1.71%) MCSE
7 3 (1.71%) MCTS
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.14%) PCI QSA
8 2 (1.14%) CCA
8 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) NCDA
9 1 (0.57%) NCIE
9 1 (0.57%) VCAP
9 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.14%) SLA
2 7 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.86%) vSphere
4 3 (1.71%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.71%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.71%) XenApp
5 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) VMFS
5 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (12.57%) SCOM
2 16 (9.14%) logstash
3 5 (2.86%) SCCM
4 4 (2.29%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.71%) WSUS
5 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.57%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 12 (6.86%) IBM
1 12 (6.86%) Oracle
2 11 (6.29%) Cisco
2 11 (6.29%) VMware
3 10 (5.71%) Dell
4 9 (5.14%) HP
5 8 (4.57%) Business Objects
6 7 (4.00%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.43%) Perforce
8 5 (2.86%) Cognos
8 5 (2.86%) Citrix
9 4 (2.29%) Symantec
9 4 (2.29%) NetApp
10 3 (1.71%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.14%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.14%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.14%) F5
11 2 (1.14%) Aruba
11 2 (1.14%) Akamai
11 2 (1.14%) 3Com
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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