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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 61 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 11 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.77% 1.53% 8.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.41% 5.19% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 49
Median salary £20,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £23,750 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
145 212 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.40% 29.53% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 98 193 218
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 14 (58.33%) CCNA
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (58.33%) LAN
4 14 (58.33%) WAN
4 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (50.00%) High Availability
6 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
7 10 (41.67%) MCSE
7 10 (41.67%) FortiGate
7 10 (41.67%) SolarWinds
7 10 (41.67%) MCITP
7 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 10 (41.67%) Ticket Management
7 10 (41.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (25.00%) MCP
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (25.00%) SCOM
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 3 (12.50%) Time Management
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Quickr
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LAN
1 14 (58.33%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Monitoring Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) High Availability
2 10 (41.67%) Ticket Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CCNA
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) MCITP
2 10 (41.67%) MCSE
3 6 (25.00%) MCP
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.17%) CCENT
7 1 (4.17%) CISM
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) FortiGate
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 10 (41.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.50%) Lotus
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp