Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 87 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.38% 12.22% 19.34%
As % of the Vendors category 25.15% 31.87% 49.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 121
Luton median annual salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £61,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% +2.22%

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 163 273 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 41.27% 38.34% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 96 226 205
Luton median annual salary £47,500 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.63% +19.44% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £32,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £61,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Citrix
7 8 (19.51%) .NET
7 8 (19.51%) Oracle
7 8 (19.51%) MCP
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) VMware
7 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
8 7 (17.07%) C#
8 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
9 6 (14.63%) Degree
9 6 (14.63%) SCCM
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (12.20%) CMMI
10 5 (12.20%) Migration
10 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.20%) MVC
10 5 (12.20%) Data Management
10 5 (12.20%) CCA
10 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.20%) Unix

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Games
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Support Technician
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (7.32%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (7.32%) WCF
3 3 (7.32%) WinForms
3 3 (7.32%) WPF
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) CSS3
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
1 2 (4.88%) iPad
1 2 (4.88%) Linked Data
1 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.44%) PKI
2 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Business Transformation
3 5 (12.20%) CMMI
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
3 5 (12.20%) Data Management
3 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Data Security
5 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
5 3 (7.32%) People Management
5 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) R
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) BeanShell
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) MCP
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CCA
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MCSA
3 5 (12.20%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) APMP
5 1 (2.44%) CCENT
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Citrix
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 3 (7.32%) Talend
5 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Alibaba
6 1 (2.44%) arcserve
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica