Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 79 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 12.58% 12.10% 18.90%
As % of the Vendors category 29.77% 34.05% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 69 101
Luton median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £59,500 £61,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 131 232 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 42.26% 35.53% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 118 189 156
Luton median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% +6.74%
10th Percentile £25,750 £32,500 £32,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £60,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 14 (35.90%) Citrix
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Marketing
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (28.21%) SaaS
4 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
4 11 (28.21%) Presales
4 11 (28.21%) Oracle
4 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.64%) Business Development
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.08%) Windows
6 9 (23.08%) Change Management
7 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (20.51%) BCP
7 8 (20.51%) Micro Focus
7 8 (20.51%) Solaris
7 8 (20.51%) ISO 9001
7 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (20.51%) Strategic Planning
7 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
7 8 (20.51%) Information Security
7 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
7 8 (20.51%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
7 8 (20.51%) Contingency Planning
7 8 (20.51%) GDPR
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.21%) SaaS
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.69%) IaaS
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Head of Managed Services
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.69%) Transformation Director
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Technician
6 2 (5.13%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Mac Technician
6 2 (5.13%) PC Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
1 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (7.69%) WCF
2 3 (7.69%) WinForms
2 3 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.38%) Fintech
4 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.13%) iPad
5 2 (5.13%) Linked Data
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Solaris
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Presales
3 10 (25.64%) Business Development
4 9 (23.08%) Change Management
5 8 (20.51%) BCP
5 8 (20.51%) Contingency Planning
5 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (20.51%) Information Security
5 8 (20.51%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 8 (20.51%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) CMMI
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) R
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) MCP
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCA
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCSA
2 5 (12.82%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) APMP
4 1 (2.56%) CCENT
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) GDPR
1 8 (20.51%) ISO 9001
1 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Citrix
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 8 (20.51%) Micro Focus
4 3 (7.69%) Alibaba
4 3 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) Talend
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Civica
6 1 (2.56%) VMware