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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 26 12
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 19 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 12.74% 6.44% 17.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.14% 41.30% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 69
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 46 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.51% 15.59% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 82
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
4 14 (34.15%) Firewall
5 13 (31.71%) ITIL
5 13 (31.71%) Linux
6 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
7 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (21.95%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (21.95%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (21.95%) SIEM
7 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
7 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
7 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (21.95%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (21.95%) Data Protection
7 9 (21.95%) CISSP
7 9 (21.95%) DRM
7 9 (21.95%) Forcepoint
7 9 (21.95%) Mac OS X
7 9 (21.95%) Apple
7 9 (21.95%) CISM
7 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (21.95%) Information Security

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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Firewall
1 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
2 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) VPN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) ADSL
4 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
4 3 (7.32%) Frame Relay
5 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) SMTP
5 2 (4.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) IT Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) IT Security Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Security Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) SIEM Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) IT Support
4 5 (12.20%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (12.20%) IT Technician
4 5 (12.20%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) Java EE
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
3 9 (21.95%) Mac OS X
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
5 6 (14.63%) Unix
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (21.95%) Data Loss Prevention
3 9 (21.95%) Data Protection
3 9 (21.95%) DRM
3 9 (21.95%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security
3 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
3 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
3 9 (21.95%) SIEM
3 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Kanban
5 3 (7.32%) Logistics
5 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) CISM
1 9 (21.95%) CISSP
2 7 (17.07%) MCP
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Apple
2 9 (21.95%) Forcepoint
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) CA
6 2 (4.88%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (4.88%) Wyse
7 1 (2.44%) arcserve
7 1 (2.44%) Informatica
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