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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.93% 8.78% 8.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.42% 28.14% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 54 27
Average salary £30,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £24,250 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
153 199 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 23.57% 31.19% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 136 186 100
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 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 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) MCSE
3 17 (51.52%) MCP
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) ITIL
5 11 (33.33%) MCSA
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (24.24%) SCCM
9 7 (21.21%) Lync
9 7 (21.21%) Office 365
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.18%) SAN
10 6 (18.18%) MS Office
10 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
10 6 (18.18%) vSphere
10 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
11 5 (15.15%) Degree
11 5 (15.15%) MCITP
11 5 (15.15%) Retail
11 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
11 5 (15.15%) Android
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) Lync
3 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 5 (15.15%) CMS
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Intranet
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) Extranet
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%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) CSS3
1 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.06%) HTML5
1 2 (6.06%) Ajax
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
1 2 (6.06%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.15%) Android
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
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 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Coaching
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB6
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) MCSE
2 17 (51.52%) MCP
3 11 (33.33%) MCSA
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (18.18%) CCNA
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
7 5 (15.15%) MCITP
7 5 (15.15%) CCNP
8 4 (12.12%) VCP5
9 2 (6.06%) MCDST
10 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (3.03%) CCA
10 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (3.03%) CCDP
10 1 (3.03%) MCAD
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 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) 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%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
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