Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 24 7
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 62 59 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 15.46% 8.29% 17.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.67% 62.11% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 108
Luton median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,300 £23,275 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +13.33%

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 75 95 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 18.70% 13.34% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 65 86 138
Luton median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,850 £31,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £58,125 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 22 (35.48%) Linux
4 20 (32.26%) ITIL
5 18 (29.03%) VMware
6 17 (27.42%) .NET
6 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
6 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (19.35%) Retail
9 12 (19.35%) Firewall
9 12 (19.35%) Web Services
10 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
10 11 (17.74%) Finance
10 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (16.13%) Mac OS X
11 10 (16.13%) Java
11 10 (16.13%) OO
11 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
12 9 (14.52%) MCP
12 9 (14.52%) Apple
12 9 (14.52%) Service Management
12 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
13 8 (12.90%) Office 365
13 8 (12.90%) DevOps
13 8 (12.90%) Change Management
13 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office

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 (8.06%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.06%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.84%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Office 365
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.06%) SAN
3 5 (8.06%) VPN
4 4 (6.45%) DHCP
4 4 (6.45%) DNS
4 4 (6.45%) MPLS
4 4 (6.45%) WAN
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) LAN
5 3 (4.84%) VLAN
6 2 (3.23%) VoIP
6 2 (3.23%) Wireless
7 1 (1.61%) PBX
7 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.84%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Gradle
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 12 (19.35%) Retail
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Marketing
4 4 (6.45%) Games
5 3 (4.84%) German Language
6 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Developer
3 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) IT Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) SIEM Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Leader
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Support Technician
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.68%) HTML
3 6 (9.68%) HTML5
3 6 (9.68%) REST
3 6 (9.68%) SOAP
4 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.06%) CSS
4 5 (8.06%) CSS3
4 5 (8.06%) jQuery
4 5 (8.06%) WinForms
5 4 (6.45%) MSMQ
5 4 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (6.45%) RESTful
5 4 (6.45%) WCF
5 4 (6.45%) XML
6 3 (4.84%) Sass
6 3 (4.84%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
1 7 (11.29%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
2 2 (3.23%) Linked Data
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.61%) Handset
3 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
2 22 (35.48%) Linux
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.13%) Mac OS X
5 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
6 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
8 5 (8.06%) Unix
9 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) OO
4 9 (14.52%) Service Management
5 8 (12.90%) Change Management
5 8 (12.90%) DevOps
5 8 (12.90%) SOA
6 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (11.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
6 7 (11.29%) DRM
6 7 (11.29%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (11.29%) Information Security
6 7 (11.29%) ITSM
6 7 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Security Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) Security Operations
6 7 (11.29%) SIEM
6 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) C#
3 8 (12.90%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.84%) C
5 3 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) PHP 5
5 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) BeanShell
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) MCP
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.29%) CISM
2 7 (11.29%) CISSP
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.68%) CCNA
3 6 (9.68%) CCNP
3 6 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (9.68%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CCENT
5 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (11.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) vSphere
4 6 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.84%) Docker
6 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) VMware
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.52%) Apple
4 7 (11.29%) Forcepoint
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
6 4 (6.45%) CA
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 4 (6.45%) OpenText
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle
6 4 (6.45%) Tableau
7 2 (3.23%) Adobe
7 2 (3.23%) arcserve
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) Informatica
8 1 (1.61%) Mitel
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.61%) Sophos