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 25 June 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.

Microsoft
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 12 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 48 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 11.44% 16.05% 24.70%
As % of the Vendors category 22.33% 31.17% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 92
Median salary £30,500 £65,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.07% +54.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £45,000 £26,007
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 103 154 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 51.24% 51.51% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 127 157
Median salary £45,750 £59,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.10% +32.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Change Management
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
6 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
6 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (18.37%) .NET
8 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
8 8 (16.33%) DHCP
8 8 (16.33%) DNS
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (14.29%) SDLC
10 6 (12.24%) Presales
10 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
10 6 (12.24%) MVC
10 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.24%) Line Management
10 6 (12.24%) Degree
10 6 (12.24%) Release Management
11 5 (10.20%) jQuery
11 5 (10.20%) Multivariate Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Analytics
11 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
11 5 (10.20%) Adobe Analytics

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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DHCP
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 5 (10.20%) WAN
3 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) ADSL
4 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Frame Relay
4 3 (6.12%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless Security
5 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.04%) OLTP
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.08%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Front Office
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Release Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Digital Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (8.16%) IT Technician
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Junior
5 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.20%) jQuery
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 2 (4.08%) HTML5
6 2 (4.08%) J2EE
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) RESTful
6 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.08%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) CSS3
7 1 (2.04%) MDX
7 1 (2.04%) Ninject
7 1 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) Blog
5 2 (4.08%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Change Management
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 7 (14.29%) SDLC
4 6 (12.24%) Line Management
4 6 (12.24%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) Presales
4 6 (12.24%) Release Management
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (10.20%) Analytics
5 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.20%) Digital Analytics
5 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.20%) Multivariate Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Business Development
6 4 (8.16%) Coaching
6 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (8.16%) Data Management
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) C#
2 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) VBA
4 3 (6.12%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.04%) BeanShell
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.16%) MCP
3 3 (6.12%) CCNA
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) Adobe
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Tableau
3 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Aruba
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) DoubleClick
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Juniper
4 2 (4.08%) Lotus
4 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.04%) arcserve
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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