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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.52% 9.25% 7.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.51% 29.06% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 57 27
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
139 203 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.92% 31.82% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124 192 86
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 18 (54.55%) MCP
4 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
5 15 (45.45%) MCSE
6 12 (36.36%) MCSA
6 12 (36.36%) SCCM
7 10 (30.30%) MS Office
7 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
8 9 (27.27%) VMware
8 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (18.18%) vSphere
11 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
11 6 (18.18%) SAN
12 5 (15.15%) Firewall
12 5 (15.15%) CCNP
12 5 (15.15%) CCNA
12 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.15%) Android
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.15%) Retail
12 5 (15.15%) CMS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) CMS
4 4 (12.12%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
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 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) jQuery
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
1 2 (6.06%) Ajax
1 2 (6.06%) CSS3
1 2 (6.06%) HTML5
1 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.15%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
3 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
1 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
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 18 (54.55%) MCP
2 15 (45.45%) MCSE
3 12 (36.36%) MCSA
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (15.15%) CCNP
6 5 (15.15%) CCNA
7 4 (12.12%) VCP5
8 2 (6.06%) MCITP
8 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) MCDST
9 1 (3.03%) MCAD
9 1 (3.03%) CCDP
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
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%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
5 5 (15.15%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
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