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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 80 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.80% 20.46% 21.08%
As % of the Vendors category 32.54% 50.96% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 67
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,007 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
169 157 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 48.56% 40.15% 55.48%
Number of salaries quoted 123 135 216
Median salary £59,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.17%) SQL Server
3 41 (36.28%) .NET
4 37 (32.74%) MS Office
5 36 (31.86%) C#
6 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
6 35 (30.97%) MS Excel
7 30 (26.55%) Scrum
7 30 (26.55%) Project Management
8 27 (23.89%) Advertising
8 27 (23.89%) ITIL
9 25 (22.12%) Java
9 25 (22.12%) TDD
10 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
11 22 (19.47%) MVC
11 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (19.47%) BDD
11 22 (19.47%) Office 365
12 20 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (15.93%) E-Commerce
15 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
15 17 (15.04%) VMware
15 17 (15.04%) Selenium
15 17 (15.04%) Line Management
16 16 (14.16%) SQL
16 16 (14.16%) Windows
17 15 (13.27%) OO
18 14 (12.39%) Kanban
18 14 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure

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 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.42%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.42%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.54%) CMS
4 4 (3.54%) IIS
5 2 (1.77%) Apache
5 2 (1.77%) Confluence
5 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (32.74%) MS Office
2 35 (30.97%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.73%) MS Project
4 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.47%) Office 365
2 20 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (10.62%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (10.62%) Amazon S3
4 12 (10.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) LDAP
2 10 (8.85%) SAN
3 7 (6.19%) Intranet
4 2 (1.77%) BGP
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.77%) DHCP
4 2 (1.77%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.77%) IPv4
4 2 (1.77%) OSPF
4 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.88%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) Selenium
2 11 (9.73%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.73%) NUnit
2 11 (9.73%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (7.96%) JIRA
4 7 (6.19%) ClearQuest
4 7 (6.19%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.31%) HP UFT
5 6 (5.31%) JMeter
5 6 (5.31%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.42%) ERwin
7 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.88%) VectorCAST
General
1 27 (23.89%) Advertising
2 11 (9.73%) Finance
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Developer
2 31 (27.43%) .NET Developer
3 22 (19.47%) Analyst
4 19 (16.81%) C# Developer
5 17 (15.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (14.16%) Architect
7 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (13.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (12.39%) Technical Leader
9 12 (10.62%) Citrix Specialist
10 11 (9.73%) Technical Manager
11 10 (8.85%) .NET Architect
11 10 (8.85%) Network Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (8.85%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (7.96%) .NET Technical Architect
12 9 (7.96%) Technical Architect
13 8 (7.08%) Lead Developer
13 8 (7.08%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) .NET
2 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (12.39%) Web Services
5 12 (10.62%) HTML
6 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 11 (9.73%) Castle Windsor
6 11 (9.73%) Fluent NHibernate
6 11 (9.73%) LINQ
6 11 (9.73%) Lucene
6 11 (9.73%) Lucene.Net
6 11 (9.73%) NHibernate
6 11 (9.73%) WCF
7 6 (5.31%) CSS
7 6 (5.31%) CSS3
7 6 (5.31%) HTML5
7 6 (5.31%) jQuery
8 4 (3.54%) Middleware
9 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.42%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.16%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.85%) Unix
4 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.55%) Project Management
2 30 (26.55%) Scrum
3 27 (23.89%) ITIL
4 25 (22.12%) TDD
5 22 (19.47%) BDD
5 22 (19.47%) MVC
6 18 (15.93%) E-Commerce
7 17 (15.04%) Line Management
8 15 (13.27%) OO
9 14 (12.39%) Change Management
9 14 (12.39%) Kanban
9 14 (12.39%) SOLID
10 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.62%) Operations Management
11 12 (10.62%) SDLC
11 12 (10.62%) Waterfall
12 11 (9.73%) Presales
12 11 (9.73%) Scrum-ban
12 11 (9.73%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) C#
2 25 (22.12%) Java
3 16 (14.16%) SQL
4 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.77%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) Ada
8 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.19%) Degree
4 6 (5.31%) HP ASE
4 6 (5.31%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.31%) MCSE
5 4 (3.54%) ISEB
6 3 (2.65%) CCNA
6 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.65%) PMP
7 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO27002
System Software
1 24 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.62%) XenApp
3 12 (10.62%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) SCCM
1 12 (10.62%) SCOM
2 7 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) VMware
2 14 (12.39%) Citrix
3 8 (7.08%) HP
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle
5 2 (1.77%) IBM
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.88%) Informatica
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days, Health, Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 16 days ago