Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 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.

Microsoft
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 38 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.00% 9.55% 11.80%
As % of the Vendors category 23.20% 23.75% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 74
Luton median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -12.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £22,275 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £76,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -2.17%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Luton.

All Vendors
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 194 160 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 43.11% 40.20% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 149 92 233
Luton median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £72,375 £77,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Luton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Luton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Luton over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Luton

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) .NET
4 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (31.11%) High Availability
6 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (28.89%) Migration
7 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (24.44%) Client/Server
8 11 (24.44%) C#
8 11 (24.44%) Replication
8 11 (24.44%) Clustering
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (20.00%) Web Services
10 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 8 (17.78%) HTML
11 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.56%) WPF
11 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
12 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
12 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Office 365
4 2 (4.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) DHCP
2 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
6 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.44%) HBase
6 2 (4.44%) Impala
6 2 (4.44%) Parquet
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.22%) MSI
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) DBA
1 12 (26.67%) SQL DBA
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
5 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
5 7 (15.56%) WPF
6 4 (8.89%) CSS
6 4 (8.89%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
7 3 (6.67%) COM
7 3 (6.67%) WCF
7 3 (6.67%) WinForms
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.44%) Apache Avro
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) Kafka
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Client/Server
1 11 (24.44%) Clustering
1 11 (24.44%) Replication
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) High Availability
2 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (28.89%) Migration
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) MCP
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCENT
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.44%) HDFS
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Oozie
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Ivanti