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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 102 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.05% 24.64% 22.74%
As % of the Vendors category 31.17% 59.30% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 92 80
Median salary £65,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,007 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
154 172 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 51.51% 41.55% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 127 160 241
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 26 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (34.29%) MS Excel
3 33 (31.43%) .NET
4 32 (30.48%) MS Office
5 31 (29.52%) Project Management
6 28 (26.67%) C#
6 28 (26.67%) ITIL
7 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET
8 26 (24.76%) Scrum
9 23 (21.90%) Advertising
9 23 (21.90%) Java
9 23 (21.90%) Active Directory
10 21 (20.00%) TDD
10 21 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 20 (19.05%) VMware
11 20 (19.05%) Office 365
12 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (18.10%) SQL
13 18 (17.14%) MVC
13 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (17.14%) BDD
14 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.29%) Windows
15 15 (14.29%) Citrix
15 15 (14.29%) SharePoint
15 15 (14.29%) Line Management
16 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (13.33%) SOLID

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 15 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) CMS
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) IIS
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Confluence
4 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 32 (30.48%) MS Office
3 12 (11.43%) MS Project
4 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (19.05%) Office 365
3 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (11.43%) Amazon S3
4 12 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) LDAP
2 9 (8.57%) SAN
3 3 (2.86%) Intranet
4 2 (1.90%) BGP
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.90%) DHCP
4 2 (1.90%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.90%) IPv4
4 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.90%) OSPF
4 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.95%) LAN
5 1 (0.95%) Network Security
5 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) VPN
5 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Selenium
2 10 (9.52%) JIRA
3 8 (7.62%) ClearQuest
3 8 (7.62%) LoadRunner
4 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.67%) JMeter
4 7 (6.67%) NUnit
4 7 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.76%) ERwin
6 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (21.90%) Advertising
2 12 (11.43%) Finance
3 7 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Developer
2 23 (21.90%) .NET Developer
2 23 (21.90%) Analyst
3 18 (17.14%) Architect
4 16 (15.24%) C# Developer
5 13 (12.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Technical Leader
6 12 (11.43%) Citrix Specialist
6 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (10.48%) .NET Architect
7 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.57%) .NET Technical Architect
8 9 (8.57%) Technical Architect
9 8 (7.62%) Lead Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Project Manager
9 8 (7.62%) Service Analyst
9 8 (7.62%) Technical Manager
9 8 (7.62%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.43%) .NET
2 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (11.43%) Web Services
5 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 7 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (6.67%) Fluent NHibernate
5 7 (6.67%) LINQ
5 7 (6.67%) Lucene
5 7 (6.67%) Lucene.Net
5 7 (6.67%) NHibernate
5 7 (6.67%) WCF
6 6 (5.71%) HTML
7 4 (3.81%) Middleware
8 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.86%) J2EE
9 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.90%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.90%) Life Science
6 1 (0.95%) Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.48%) Unix
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Debian
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.52%) Project Management
3 28 (26.67%) ITIL
4 26 (24.76%) Scrum
5 21 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 21 (20.00%) TDD
6 18 (17.14%) BDD
6 18 (17.14%) MVC
7 15 (14.29%) Line Management
8 14 (13.33%) SOLID
8 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.38%) Change Management
9 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
10 12 (11.43%) Operations Management
11 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.48%) Web Development
12 10 (9.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 10 (9.52%) Incident Management
12 10 (9.52%) Kanban
12 10 (9.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) C#
2 23 (21.90%) Java
3 19 (18.10%) SQL
4 9 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.90%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.62%) Degree
4 7 (6.67%) HP ASE
4 7 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.71%) MCSE
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.81%) ISEB
7 3 (2.86%) CCNA
7 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.86%) PMP
8 2 (1.90%) MCP
8 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) CCA
9 1 (0.95%) MCITP
9 1 (0.95%) MCSA
9 1 (0.95%) MCTS
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) ISO27002
System Software
1 23 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.38%) XenDesktop
4 12 (11.43%) XenApp
5 6 (5.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Docker
6 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) LXC
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) SCCM
2 12 (11.43%) SCOM
3 8 (7.62%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) VMware
2 15 (14.29%) Citrix
3 9 (8.57%) HP
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Laserfiche
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.95%) AppSense
7 1 (0.95%) Informatica
7 1 (0.95%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
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