The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.00% 3.55% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 16.92% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 9
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,125 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +0.34%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Luton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 70 65 85
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 35.00% 20.97% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 71
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Luton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Luton.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Database Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Database Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft