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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 89 96 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.76% 20.56% 19.53%
As % of the Vendors category 54.94% 35.69% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 81 67 58
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £24,600 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
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
162 269 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 41.43% 57.60% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 152 226 174
Average salary £42,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.26% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £62,500
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 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (46.29%) .NET
2 77 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 76 (43.43%) Windows
4 64 (36.57%) MS Excel
5 63 (36.00%) C#
6 62 (35.43%) SQL
7 52 (29.71%) ASP.NET
8 51 (29.14%) HTML
9 49 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 43 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 42 (24.00%) ITIL
12 38 (21.71%) MS Office
13 36 (20.57%) Degree
14 35 (20.00%) CSS
15 33 (18.86%) Citrix
16 31 (17.71%) Active Directory
16 31 (17.71%) Office 365
17 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (16.00%) SharePoint
18 27 (15.43%) E-Commerce
18 27 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (15.43%) MVC
18 27 (15.43%) SDLC
19 26 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
19 26 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 24 (13.71%) VMware
20 24 (13.71%) SAN
20 24 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
21 23 (13.14%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.00%) IIS
3 13 (7.43%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.00%) CMS
6 7 (4.00%) NServiceBus
7 6 (3.43%) Lync
8 4 (2.29%) Node.js
9 1 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 64 (36.57%) MS Excel
2 38 (21.71%) MS Office
3 5 (2.86%) MS Project
3 5 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 49 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (17.71%) Office 365
3 18 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.14%) SaaS
5 7 (4.00%) PaaS
6 2 (1.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.71%) SAN
2 15 (8.57%) DHCP
2 15 (8.57%) DNS
3 14 (8.00%) iSCSI
4 11 (6.29%) Intranet
5 9 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.00%) FTP
7 6 (3.43%) PBX
8 3 (1.71%) Firewall
8 3 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.14%) Internet
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.14%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.57%) WAN
10 1 (0.57%) ADSL
10 1 (0.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (3.43%) MS Access
9 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.14%) MySQL
12 1 (0.57%) OLAP
12 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.57%) QlikView
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.86%) JIRA
3 16 (9.14%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.86%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.14%) NUnit
6 7 (4.00%) Log4Net
6 7 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (4.00%) FinalBuilder
6 7 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 7 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 7 (4.00%) NSubstitute
7 5 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.29%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (5.14%) Finance
2 8 (4.57%) Retail
3 7 (4.00%) Legal
4 6 (3.43%) Publishing
5 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Military
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (24.57%) Developer
2 16 (9.14%) Web Developer
3 15 (8.57%) Analyst
4 12 (6.86%) Architect
4 12 (6.86%) DBA
4 12 (6.86%) C# Developer
5 11 (6.29%) Help Desk Support
5 11 (6.29%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Support Technician
7 9 (5.14%) Tester
7 9 (5.14%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.14%) SQL DBA
7 9 (5.14%) Server Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Help Desk Technician
7 9 (5.14%) Help Desk Support Technician
8 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.57%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (46.29%) .NET
2 52 (29.71%) ASP.NET
3 51 (29.14%) HTML
4 35 (20.00%) CSS
5 23 (13.14%) Web Services
6 22 (12.57%) jQuery
7 20 (11.43%) HTML5
8 16 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 14 (8.00%) WCF
11 12 (6.86%) COM
12 11 (6.29%) XML
13 8 (4.57%) CSS3
14 7 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (4.00%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (4.00%) Ajax
15 6 (3.43%) WPF
16 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 4 (2.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) Mathematics
2 12 (6.86%) Clustering
3 11 (6.29%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.86%) Replication
5 5 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.71%) Statistics
6 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) iPhone
8 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (43.43%) Windows
2 28 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (9.14%) Windows 8
5 13 (7.43%) Windows XP
6 11 (6.29%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.71%) Android
8 7 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.43%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.00%) ITIL
3 27 (15.43%) E-Commerce
3 27 (15.43%) MVC
3 27 (15.43%) SDLC
4 26 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (10.29%) Scrum
7 17 (9.71%) Waterfall
8 16 (9.14%) TDD
9 15 (8.57%) Project Management
10 13 (7.43%) Configuration Management
10 13 (7.43%) OO
10 13 (7.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.86%) BDD
11 12 (6.86%) High Availability
11 12 (6.86%) Migration
11 12 (6.86%) Web Development
12 11 (6.29%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.00%) C#
2 62 (35.43%) SQL
3 42 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.14%) PowerShell
5 20 (11.43%) C
6 15 (8.57%) VB
7 10 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 9 (5.14%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.57%) Ruby
10 7 (4.00%) Java
11 4 (2.29%) C++
11 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.14%) VBA
13 1 (0.57%) VB6
13 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (20.57%) Degree
2 27 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.71%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (8.00%) MCSE
5 12 (6.86%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (5.14%) MCSA
7 8 (4.57%) ISEB
8 7 (4.00%) CCA
8 7 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.00%) CCNA
8 7 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.86%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.29%) PMP
10 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.71%) MCP
12 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.14%) MOS
12 2 (1.14%) MCTS
12 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) SLA
2 6 (3.43%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (17.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.00%) Terminal Services
4 10 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.57%) SCCM
2 8 (4.57%) SCOM
3 7 (4.00%) logstash
4 6 (3.43%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Citrix
2 24 (13.71%) VMware
3 22 (12.57%) Cisco
4 16 (9.14%) Oracle
5 8 (4.57%) Akamai
6 5 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.29%) Mitel
8 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.14%) F5
8 2 (1.14%) Sybase
9 1 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Perforce
9 1 (0.57%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.57%) Tableau
9 1 (0.57%) Lumesse
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Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago