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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 56 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.43% 0.96% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.53% 3.68% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 16
Median salary £45,000 £23,750 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+89.47% -30.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £21,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £29,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
93 163 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.98% 26.04% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 73 143 132
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 January 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) MCP
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) MCSE
5 5 (33.33%) MCSA
5 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Skype
6 4 (26.67%) Service Design
6 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Time Management

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 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) PBX
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Design
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Communications Security
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Ticket Management
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCP
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) MCITP
6 2 (13.33%) MCSD
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Nintex
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy