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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 99 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.69% 24.57% 20.90%
As % of the Vendors category 23.97% 58.58% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 88 73
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £25,705 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
121 169 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 48.79% 41.94% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 95 156 240
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.95%) MS Excel
3 33 (34.74%) Project Management
4 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
5 31 (32.63%) .NET
6 30 (31.58%) MS Office
7 29 (30.53%) ITIL
8 24 (25.26%) C#
8 24 (25.26%) Java
9 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
9 22 (23.16%) E-Commerce
10 21 (22.11%) Scrum
10 21 (22.11%) Active Directory
10 21 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (21.05%) SQL
11 20 (21.05%) VMware
12 18 (18.95%) Advertising
12 18 (18.95%) Office 365
13 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (17.89%) TDD
14 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (15.79%) Citrix
16 14 (14.74%) MVC
16 14 (14.74%) SOLID
17 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
17 13 (13.68%) BDD
17 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
17 13 (13.68%) MS Project
17 13 (13.68%) Windows

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 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) CMS
3 3 (3.16%) IIS
3 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.11%) Apache
4 2 (2.11%) Confluence
4 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) JBoss
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (38.95%) MS Excel
2 30 (31.58%) MS Office
3 13 (13.68%) MS Project
4 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (18.95%) Office 365
3 12 (12.63%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (12.63%) Amazon S3
3 12 (12.63%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) LDAP
2 3 (3.16%) SAN
3 2 (2.11%) BGP
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.11%) DHCP
3 2 (2.11%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.11%) IPv4
3 2 (2.11%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.11%) OSPF
3 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) JIRA
2 9 (9.47%) Selenium
3 8 (8.42%) ClearQuest
3 8 (8.42%) LoadRunner
4 7 (7.37%) HP UFT
4 7 (7.37%) JMeter
4 7 (7.37%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.21%) ERwin
6 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.11%) NUnit
7 2 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (18.95%) Advertising
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Analyst
1 22 (23.16%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) .NET Developer
2 18 (18.95%) Architect
3 12 (12.63%) .NET Architect
3 12 (12.63%) Citrix Specialist
4 11 (11.58%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 9 (9.47%) .NET Technical Architect
6 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Lead .NET Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Service Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.63%) .NET
2 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
3 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (13.68%) Web Services
4 7 (7.37%) HTML
5 5 (5.26%) Middleware
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.21%) J2EE
7 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.16%) WCF
8 2 (2.11%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (2.11%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (2.11%) Fluent NHibernate
8 2 (2.11%) LINQ
8 2 (2.11%) Lucene
8 2 (2.11%) Lucene.Net
8 2 (2.11%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.05%) Ninject
9 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.05%) Fintech
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Unix
3 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Debian
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) Project Management
3 29 (30.53%) ITIL
4 22 (23.16%) E-Commerce
5 21 (22.11%) Scrum
6 17 (17.89%) TDD
7 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.74%) MVC
8 14 (14.74%) SOLID
9 13 (13.68%) BDD
9 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
10 12 (12.63%) Operations Management
11 11 (11.58%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 11 (11.58%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.58%) Web Development
12 10 (10.53%) Line Management
13 9 (9.47%) Release Management
13 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (8.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.26%) C#
1 24 (25.26%) Java
2 20 (21.05%) SQL
3 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.11%) VB
6 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (8.42%) Degree
4 7 (7.37%) HP ASE
4 7 (7.37%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.21%) ISEB
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
6 3 (3.16%) CCNA
6 3 (3.16%) PMP
7 2 (2.11%) MCP
7 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) CCA
8 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.05%) MCITP
8 1 (1.05%) MCSA
8 1 (1.05%) MCTS
8 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.16%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.68%) XenDesktop
4 12 (12.63%) XenApp
5 6 (6.32%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) Docker
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) LXC
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) SCCM
2 12 (12.63%) SCOM
3 8 (8.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) VMware
2 15 (15.79%) Citrix
3 9 (9.47%) HP
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle
5 5 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Laserfiche
6 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) Adobe
7 1 (1.05%) AppSense
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica
7 1 (1.05%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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