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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 64 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 19.23% 19.10% 17.69%
As % of the Vendors category 33.13% 40.25% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 30 62 71
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
166 159 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 58.04% 47.46% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 130 150 198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 62 (45.26%) .NET
2 61 (44.53%) SQL Server
2 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (41.61%) ASP.NET
4 53 (38.69%) MS Excel
5 50 (36.50%) C#
6 47 (34.31%) Windows
7 46 (33.58%) HTML
7 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
8 43 (31.39%) SQL
8 43 (31.39%) E-Commerce
9 41 (29.93%) Web Services
10 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 38 (27.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (26.28%) IIS
13 34 (24.82%) PowerShell
14 31 (22.63%) TeamCity
14 31 (22.63%) XML
14 31 (22.63%) MS Office
14 31 (22.63%) Visual Studio
15 30 (21.90%) Active Directory
16 29 (21.17%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (20.44%) TDD
17 28 (20.44%) MVC
17 28 (20.44%) Scrum
18 26 (18.98%) DNS
18 26 (18.98%) COM
18 26 (18.98%) DHCP
19 25 (18.25%) Degree
20 24 (17.52%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (26.28%) IIS
2 16 (11.68%) NServiceBus
3 13 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.49%) CMS
4 7 (5.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.46%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.46%) Apache
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.73%) Lync
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 53 (38.69%) MS Excel
2 31 (22.63%) MS Office
3 12 (8.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Agresso
1 5 (3.65%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (21.17%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.84%) SaaS
4 3 (2.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.98%) DHCP
1 26 (18.98%) DNS
2 19 (13.87%) FTP
3 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.11%) SAN
4 6 (4.38%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.92%) Firewall
5 4 (2.92%) VPN
5 4 (2.92%) WAN
6 3 (2.19%) Internet
7 2 (1.46%) MPLS
7 2 (1.46%) OSPF
7 2 (1.46%) BGP
7 2 (1.46%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.46%) DMZ
7 2 (1.46%) SMTP
7 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.46%) ATM
7 2 (1.46%) ISDN
7 2 (1.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (44.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.46%) MySQL
7 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (27.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (22.63%) Visual Studio
2 31 (22.63%) TeamCity
3 21 (15.33%) Git (software)
4 18 (13.14%) JIRA
5 16 (11.68%) Log4Net
5 16 (11.68%) NUnit
5 16 (11.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (11.68%) FinalBuilder
5 16 (11.68%) SpecFlow
5 16 (11.68%) Jasmine
5 16 (11.68%) NSubstitute
6 12 (8.76%) Subversion
7 10 (7.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Back Office
3 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (41.61%) Developer
2 24 (17.52%) Web Developer
3 21 (15.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) Web Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Software Developer
6 16 (11.68%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Tester
8 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Systems Tester
9 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Cognos Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 5 (3.65%) Junior
11 5 (3.65%) Technical Developer
11 5 (3.65%) TM1 Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Graduate
12 4 (2.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (45.26%) .NET
2 57 (41.61%) ASP.NET
3 46 (33.58%) HTML
4 41 (29.93%) Web Services
5 31 (22.63%) XML
6 26 (18.98%) COM
7 24 (17.52%) WCF
7 24 (17.52%) jQuery
8 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (11.68%) HTML5
9 16 (11.68%) Castle Windsor
9 16 (11.68%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (6.57%) XSLT
11 6 (4.38%) WSDL
11 6 (4.38%) CSS
11 6 (4.38%) Classic ASP
12 5 (3.65%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.19%) Silverlight
14 2 (1.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.65%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) PMI
4 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) Replication
4 2 (1.46%) SecurID
5 1 (0.73%) Statistics
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) EPoS
5 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.73%) HACMP
5 1 (0.73%) LIMS
5 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.73%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.73%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.31%) Windows
2 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.38%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.65%) Linux
4 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.73%) AIX
7 1 (0.73%) HPUX
7 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.39%) E-Commerce
3 28 (20.44%) MVC
3 28 (20.44%) TDD
3 28 (20.44%) Scrum
4 18 (13.14%) OO
5 17 (12.41%) BDD
6 16 (11.68%) OOP
7 14 (10.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 14 (10.22%) Database Security
7 14 (10.22%) DevOps
7 14 (10.22%) ITIL
8 12 (8.76%) Waterfall
9 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.84%) System Testing
11 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.11%) Project Management
11 7 (5.11%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (4.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.50%) C#
2 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 43 (31.39%) SQL
4 34 (24.82%) PowerShell
5 16 (11.68%) Ruby
5 16 (11.68%) VB
6 15 (10.95%) VB.NET
7 14 (10.22%) VB6
8 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.84%) C++
9 6 (4.38%) C
10 3 (2.19%) PHP
11 1 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.65%) MCITP
6 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.92%) VCP5
7 3 (2.19%) MCTS
7 3 (2.19%) MCSE
8 2 (1.46%) CCA
8 2 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.46%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.73%) NCDA
9 1 (0.73%) NCIE
9 1 (0.73%) VCAP
9 1 (0.73%) MCP
9 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.65%) Terminal Services
3 5 (3.65%) vSphere
4 3 (2.19%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) XenApp
5 2 (1.46%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.46%) VMFS
5 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.73%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) SCOM
2 16 (11.68%) logstash
3 9 (6.57%) SCCM
4 4 (2.92%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.73%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Cisco
1 14 (10.22%) VMware
2 11 (8.03%) IBM
2 11 (8.03%) Oracle
3 10 (7.30%) Dell
4 9 (6.57%) HP
4 9 (6.57%) Citrix
5 8 (5.84%) Business Objects
6 7 (5.11%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.65%) Cognos
7 5 (3.65%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.92%) Symantec
9 3 (2.19%) NetApp
9 3 (2.19%) Avaya
10 2 (1.46%) Juniper
10 2 (1.46%) Veritas
10 2 (1.46%) Lotus
10 2 (1.46%) Websense
10 2 (1.46%) BT
10 2 (1.46%) SonicWALL
Luton
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 7.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
University of Bedfordshire
Salary: £32,277 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 23 days ago