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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 63 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.99% 7.16% 11.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 27.72% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 57
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 £25,200 £22,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
273 101 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 38.94% 25.83% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 255 94 223
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,775 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 108 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 90 (76.92%) Windows
3 77 (65.81%) ITIL
4 72 (61.54%) MCSE
4 72 (61.54%) MCSA
5 67 (57.26%) MS Exchange
5 67 (57.26%) VMware
6 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
7 49 (41.88%) TCP/IP
7 49 (41.88%) DNS
7 49 (41.88%) Hyper-V
8 47 (40.17%) MCP
9 45 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 45 (38.46%) MCITP
10 43 (36.75%) CCNA
10 43 (36.75%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (36.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 40 (34.19%) MS Excel
12 39 (33.33%) Cisco
13 38 (32.48%) DHCP
14 36 (30.77%) Firewall
15 28 (23.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 28 (23.93%) Retail
15 28 (23.93%) Windows 7
16 27 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (20.51%) MS Office
18 23 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (19.66%) MCTS
18 23 (19.66%) ITIL V3
19 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 67 (57.26%) MS Exchange
2 43 (36.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.27%) Lync
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (34.19%) MS Excel
2 24 (20.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (41.88%) TCP/IP
1 49 (41.88%) DNS
2 38 (32.48%) DHCP
3 36 (30.77%) Firewall
4 11 (9.40%) VPN
5 6 (5.13%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.56%) WAN
7 2 (1.71%) LAN
7 2 (1.71%) Intranet
7 2 (1.71%) Internet
7 2 (1.71%) Extranet
8 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.71%) NUnit
3 1 (0.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 28 (23.93%) Retail
2 13 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (1.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (19.66%) Analyst
2 18 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 16 (13.68%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Network Analyst
6 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 13 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (10.26%) Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Exchange Specialist
9 10 (8.55%) Consultant
10 8 (6.84%) Network Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.84%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.84%) Network Manager
11 6 (5.13%) Network Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (4.27%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) .NET
2 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.84%) CSS
2 8 (6.84%) HTML
2 8 (6.84%) XML
3 5 (4.27%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.27%) XHTML
3 5 (4.27%) Application Packaging
3 5 (4.27%) WCF
4 3 (2.56%) WinForms
4 3 (2.56%) Ajax
4 3 (2.56%) XSL
4 3 (2.56%) Web Services
4 3 (2.56%) jQuery
4 3 (2.56%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.71%) WPF
6 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
1 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.56%) Replication
2 3 (2.56%) Kindle
3 2 (1.71%) iPhone
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 90 (76.92%) Windows
2 28 (23.93%) Windows 7
3 23 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.71%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (65.81%) ITIL
2 23 (19.66%) ITIL V3
3 15 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 7 (5.98%) TDD
5 7 (5.98%) Data Modelling
5 7 (5.98%) UML
6 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.13%) Migration
7 5 (4.27%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.56%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.56%) Web Development
8 3 (2.56%) Project Management
8 3 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.56%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (1.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.71%) Coaching
9 2 (1.71%) Android Development
9 2 (1.71%) iOS Development
9 2 (1.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) C#
3 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.56%) C
4 2 (1.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (61.54%) MCSE
1 72 (61.54%) MCSA
2 47 (40.17%) MCP
3 45 (38.46%) MCITP
4 43 (36.75%) CCNA
4 43 (36.75%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (23.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (19.66%) MCTS
7 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 10 (8.55%) CCA
8 10 (8.55%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (8.55%) HND
9 9 (7.69%) MCAD
10 6 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.42%) CCEE
11 4 (3.42%) HNC
12 3 (2.56%) Degree
12 3 (2.56%) NCDA
12 3 (2.56%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
2 49 (41.88%) Hyper-V
3 27 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.98%) XenApp
4 7 (5.98%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.13%) vSphere
6 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) XenMobile
2 3 (2.56%) SCCM
3 2 (1.71%) WSUS
3 2 (1.71%) SCOM
3 2 (1.71%) OpenView
3 2 (1.71%) OVSD
Vendors
1 108 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 67 (57.26%) VMware
3 39 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (6.84%) Citrix
5 6 (5.13%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) Altiris
7 4 (3.42%) AppSense
8 3 (2.56%) NetApp
8 3 (2.56%) Dell
8 3 (2.56%) Veeam
9 2 (1.71%) Remedy
10 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
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