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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 68 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.78% 1.94% 5.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 7.29% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 39
Median salary £31,750 £24,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.92% -15.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,875 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
122 192 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 23.87% 26.63% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 94 176 227
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) CCNA
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (52.17%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) WAN
5 11 (47.83%) Firewall
5 11 (47.83%) High Availability
6 10 (43.48%) FortiGate
6 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
6 10 (43.48%) Ticket Management
6 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
6 10 (43.48%) MCITP
6 10 (43.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (39.13%) MCSE
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) SCOM
10 6 (26.09%) VoIP
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL
12 4 (17.39%) MCP
12 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
13 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
13 3 (13.04%) Time Management
13 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 3 (13.04%) Degree
13 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000

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 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) Quickr
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) PBX
5 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Monitoring Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) High Availability
2 10 (43.48%) Ticket Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Communications Security
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CCNA
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) MCITP
3 9 (39.13%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) MCP
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 2 (8.70%) MCSD
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) FortiGate
2 7 (30.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Nintex
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy