Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 69 50 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.75% 10.53% 13.92%
As % of the Vendors category 30.40% 23.81% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 79
Luton median annual salary £38,250 £30,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.39% -48.75% +50.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £43,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £53,750 £78,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% +17.65%

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 227 210 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 51.83% 44.21% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 200 95 209
Luton median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.74% +27.78%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,900 £37,900
90th Percentile £83,000 £60,250 £77,500
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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 33 (47.83%) SQL
3 27 (39.13%) Windows
4 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (33.33%) .NET
5 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
7 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
7 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
8 19 (27.54%) C#
8 19 (27.54%) DNS
9 18 (26.09%) DHCP
9 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (26.09%) Windows 10
10 17 (24.64%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
10 17 (24.64%) VPN
11 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (21.74%) MCP
13 13 (18.84%) Migration
13 13 (18.84%) WPF
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (15.94%) Client/Server
15 11 (15.94%) Clustering
15 11 (15.94%) Replication

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 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) SaaS
4 3 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) DNS
2 18 (26.09%) DHCP
3 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
3 17 (24.64%) VPN
4 3 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.35%) Big Data
6 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.35%) HBase
6 3 (4.35%) Impala
6 3 (4.35%) Parquet
6 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.35%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
1 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) AutoIt
4 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) IT Support
3 12 (17.39%) DBA
3 12 (17.39%) IT Technician
3 12 (17.39%) SQL DBA
4 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.94%) IT Support Technician
4 11 (15.94%) Support Technician
5 9 (13.04%) Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Desktop Support
5 9 (13.04%) Desktop Support Technician
5 9 (13.04%) Desktop Technician
5 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Head of Managed Services
10 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
3 13 (18.84%) WPF
4 9 (13.04%) WCF
4 9 (13.04%) WinForms
5 8 (11.59%) HTML
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.14%) Entity Framework
6 7 (10.14%) Web Services
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.25%) CSS
8 4 (5.80%) JSON
8 4 (5.80%) SOAP
9 3 (4.35%) Apache Avro
9 3 (4.35%) HTML5
9 3 (4.35%) Kafka
10 2 (2.90%) Ajax
10 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.45%) jQuery
11 1 (1.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (15.94%) Client/Server
2 11 (15.94%) Clustering
2 11 (15.94%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) CCTV
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
3 18 (26.09%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.80%) Solaris
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (18.84%) Migration
4 11 (15.94%) High Availability
4 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.14%) Web Development
7 6 (8.70%) Presales
8 5 (7.25%) Information Security
8 5 (7.25%) ITIL
8 5 (7.25%) MVC
8 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.80%) Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Business Development
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) ETL
9 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.80%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) C#
3 9 (13.04%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) MCP
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) GDPR
1 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) Docker
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Flume
3 3 (4.35%) HDFS
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Oozie
2 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Citrix
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Civica
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Trustwave