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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 16 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.08% 17.65% 14.88%
As % of the Vendors category 27.37% 40.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 31
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 95 141 143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 36.82% 43.65% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56 89 103
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £40,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Luton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 31 (42.47%) MS Excel
2 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.51%) SQL
4 21 (28.77%) .NET
5 19 (26.03%) DevOps
6 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
7 16 (21.92%) C#
7 16 (21.92%) Windows
8 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (20.55%) SDLC
9 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
10 12 (16.44%) Web Services
11 11 (15.07%) ETL
11 11 (15.07%) LAN
11 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
11 11 (15.07%) MVC
11 11 (15.07%) High Availability
11 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (13.70%) Presales
12 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
12 10 (13.70%) WAN
12 10 (13.70%) ITIL
12 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
13 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
13 9 (12.33%) Change Management
13 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
13 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
13 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (42.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Data Workbench
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (5.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) LAN
2 10 (13.70%) WAN
3 7 (9.59%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) DHCP
4 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 4 (5.48%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.11%) SMTP
6 2 (2.74%) ADSL
6 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.74%) Frame Relay
6 2 (2.74%) SAN
6 2 (2.74%) Wireless
6 2 (2.74%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) OLAP
3 4 (5.48%) OLTP
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.74%) Power BI
5 2 (2.74%) QlikView
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) NUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (9.59%) Marketing
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Publishing
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Developer
3 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.70%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.59%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
2 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.44%) Web Services
4 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
4 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.96%) RESTful
6 7 (9.59%) CSS
7 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.22%) Middleware
7 6 (8.22%) Ninject
8 5 (6.85%) J2EE
8 5 (6.85%) JSON
8 5 (6.85%) XML
9 4 (5.48%) HTML
9 4 (5.48%) jQuery
9 4 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (5.48%) WCF
10 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Replication
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.11%) iPad
3 3 (4.11%) Linked Data
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Blog
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) DevOps
3 15 (20.55%) SDLC
4 11 (15.07%) ETL
4 11 (15.07%) High Availability
4 11 (15.07%) MVC
5 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.70%) ITIL
5 10 (13.70%) Presales
6 9 (12.33%) Change Management
6 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
7 8 (10.96%) API Design
7 8 (10.96%) Project Management
7 8 (10.96%) SOA
8 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.59%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (8.22%) Analytics
9 6 (8.22%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (8.22%) Kanban
9 6 (8.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) C#
3 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Java
4 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.74%) VBA
6 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) MCSA
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) CCNA
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) VCP6
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.37%) MCITP
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 6 (8.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Adobe
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco
2 4 (5.48%) HP
3 2 (2.74%) 3Com
3 2 (2.74%) Aruba
3 2 (2.74%) DoubleClick
3 2 (2.74%) EMC
3 2 (2.74%) Juniper
3 2 (2.74%) Lotus
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.37%) Symantec
4 1 (1.37%) Tableau
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