Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 26 15
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 52 35 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 13.58% 7.76% 12.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 68.63% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 75
Luton median annual salary £29,000 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.41% +16.47% +8.97%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -17.65% +6.25%

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 130 51 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 33.94% 11.31% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 119 45 78
Luton median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £53,250 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,056 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +8.37% -2.30% +8.75%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 33 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 29 (55.77%) Windows 7
3 28 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 22 (42.31%) VPN
5 22 (42.31%) MCP
6 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
7 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
8 17 (32.69%) DNS
9 16 (30.77%) DHCP
10 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
11 14 (26.92%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (25.00%) ITIL
12 13 (25.00%) VMware
13 12 (23.08%) Citrix
14 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
15 9 (17.31%) MCSA
15 9 (17.31%) SQL
16 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (15.38%) VLAN
17 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (13.46%) WAN
17 7 (13.46%) LAN
17 7 (13.46%) Adobe
17 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification

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 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.54%) Office 365
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) VPN
2 17 (32.69%) DNS
3 16 (30.77%) DHCP
4 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.38%) VLAN
6 7 (13.46%) LAN
6 7 (13.46%) WAN
6 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (11.54%) Firewall
8 3 (5.77%) VoIP
9 2 (3.85%) SAN
10 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) AutoIt
1 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Desktop Support
1 15 (28.85%) IT Support
2 14 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) IT Technician
4 11 (21.15%) IT Support Technician
4 11 (21.15%) Support Technician
5 8 (15.38%) Desktop Support Technician
5 8 (15.38%) Desktop Technician
6 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Team Leader
7 6 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (13.46%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.69%) CCTV
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Windows 7
2 26 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (7.69%) Service Management
4 3 (5.77%) Content Management
4 3 (5.77%) Presales
5 2 (3.85%) ITSM
5 2 (3.85%) Security Patching
5 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.92%) Active Listening
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) Change Management
6 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.92%) Email Filtering
6 1 (1.92%) ETL
6 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.92%) MVC
6 1 (1.92%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) MCP
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (17.31%) MCSA
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) GDPR
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) Docker
4 1 (1.92%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
1 3 (5.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) VMware
3 12 (23.08%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) Adobe
5 3 (5.77%) NetApp
5 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Trustwave