Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 60 54 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.50% 12.16% 19.00%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 30.00% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 51 56 107
Luton median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £58,750 £76,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +11.11%

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 195 180 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 50.39% 40.54% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 175 106 207
Luton median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.56% -3.00% +15.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £76,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
6 17 (28.33%) Citrix
6 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
6 17 (28.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (26.67%) DNS
8 15 (25.00%) DHCP
8 15 (25.00%) SaaS
8 15 (25.00%) Presales
9 14 (23.33%) Windows 10
9 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
9 14 (23.33%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (23.33%) VPN
9 14 (23.33%) .NET
10 13 (21.67%) Oracle
10 13 (21.67%) ITIL
10 13 (21.67%) Finance
11 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 12 (20.00%) Change Management
11 12 (20.00%) Information Security
11 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.00%) Strategic Planning

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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Serverless
5 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) DNS
2 15 (25.00%) DHCP
3 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (23.33%) VPN
4 3 (5.00%) VoIP
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (6.67%) Big Data
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) HBase
4 2 (3.33%) Impala
4 2 (3.33%) Parquet
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) AutoIt
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Developer
1 12 (20.00%) Head of Managed Services
2 11 (18.33%) IT Support
2 11 (18.33%) IT Technician
3 10 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 10 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Desktop Support
5 8 (13.33%) Desktop Support Technician
5 8 (13.33%) Desktop Technician
6 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) DBA
8 5 (8.33%) SQL DBA
9 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.67%) Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.67%) WCF
3 7 (11.67%) WinForms
3 7 (11.67%) WPF
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Avro
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) Kafka
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
1 14 (23.33%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) Fintech
4 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.33%) Clustering
4 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.33%) Replication
5 3 (5.00%) CCTV
5 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
3 14 (23.33%) Windows 10
4 12 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (25.00%) Presales
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) BCP
4 12 (20.00%) Business Development
4 12 (20.00%) Change Management
4 12 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
4 12 (20.00%) Information Security
4 12 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 12 (20.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 7 (11.67%) Web Application Development
5 7 (11.67%) Web Development
6 6 (10.00%) People Management
7 5 (8.33%) High Availability
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) VB
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) GDPR
1 12 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.33%) HDFS
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Oozie
2 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Citrix
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 12 (20.00%) Micro Focus
4 2 (3.33%) Alibaba
4 2 (3.33%) Civica
4 2 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Trustwave