The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.93% 8.23% 7.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 25.35% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 50 26
Average salary £21,250 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.70% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £45,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
169 213 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.04% 32.47% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 155 201 93
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northampton region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 20 (60.61%) MCP
4 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
5 15 (45.45%) MCSE
6 14 (42.42%) SCCM
7 13 (39.39%) MCSA
8 11 (33.33%) MS Office
8 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (24.24%) VMware
11 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
11 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.18%) Cisco
13 6 (18.18%) vSphere
13 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (15.15%) Retail
14 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
14 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (15.15%) CCNP
14 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
14 5 (15.15%) Firewall
14 5 (15.15%) SAN
15 4 (12.12%) Finance
15 4 (12.12%) Migration

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) Lync
5 3 (9.09%) CMS
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) Ajax
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
1 2 (6.06%) jQuery
1 2 (6.06%) HTML5
1 2 (6.06%) CSS3
1 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Android
4 4 (12.12%) Mac OS
4 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) MCP
2 15 (45.45%) MCSE
3 13 (39.39%) MCSA
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (15.15%) CCNP
7 4 (12.12%) CCNA
7 4 (12.12%) VCP5
8 3 (9.09%) MCDST
8 3 (9.09%) MCITP
9 2 (6.06%) Degree
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (3.03%) MCAD
10 1 (3.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
5 4 (12.12%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
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