Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 25 6
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 51 55 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 16.45% 8.42% 17.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.95% 66.27% 77.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 86
Luton median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +6.74% +11.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £30,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,250 £54,375
Bedfordshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% -8.05% +16.00%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 83 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.39% 12.71% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 76 97
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +9.88%
10th Percentile £25,800 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £53,750 £56,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Luton

Windows
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Luton.

Salary trend for Windows in Luton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Luton over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
1 23 (45.10%) Windows Server
2 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (31.37%) Linux
4 14 (27.45%) VMware
5 13 (25.49%) MCP
5 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
6 11 (21.57%) .NET
7 10 (19.61%) OO
7 10 (19.61%) Service Management
7 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (17.65%) Office 365
8 9 (17.65%) Retail
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.69%) WAN
9 8 (15.69%) SOA
9 8 (15.69%) LAN
9 8 (15.69%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) Web Services
9 8 (15.69%) VLAN
9 8 (15.69%) Firewall
9 8 (15.69%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
10 7 (13.73%) Change Management
10 7 (13.73%) Wi-Fi

Windows
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 (9.80%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.84%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.65%) Office 365
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Firewall
1 8 (15.69%) LAN
1 8 (15.69%) VLAN
1 8 (15.69%) WAN
2 7 (13.73%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.84%) MPLS
4 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) SAN
5 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) PBX
6 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) PHPUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (17.65%) Retail
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
4 4 (7.84%) Games
5 3 (5.88%) German Language
6 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 2 (3.92%) Publishing
7 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Team Leader
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.92%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) SOAP
4 4 (7.84%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 3 (5.88%) CSS
5 3 (5.88%) CSS3
5 3 (5.88%) jQuery
5 3 (5.88%) LAMP
5 3 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (5.88%) Sass
5 3 (5.88%) Symfony
6 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.92%) RESTful
6 2 (3.92%) WinForms
6 2 (3.92%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.92%) iPad
2 2 (3.92%) Linked Data
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows Server
2 16 (31.37%) Linux
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) OO
2 10 (19.61%) Service Management
3 8 (15.69%) SOA
4 7 (13.73%) Change Management
4 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (11.76%) DevOps
5 6 (11.76%) ITSM
6 5 (9.80%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) ETL
7 4 (7.84%) Presales
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.88%) DNA
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) OOP
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) C
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) PHP 5
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) MCP
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCSA
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.80%) CCNA
4 5 (9.80%) CCNP
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (9.80%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) CISM
5 2 (3.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCENT
6 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Docker
5 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) Apple
4 4 (7.84%) CA
4 4 (7.84%) OpenText
4 4 (7.84%) Tableau
5 2 (3.92%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) arcserve
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) Mitel
6 1 (1.96%) Sophos