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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.37% 8.60% 7.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 22.98% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 53 24
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
215 248 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.45% 37.41% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 193 228 96
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) MCP
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) MCSE
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) SCCM
5 10 (40.00%) MS Office
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
6 9 (36.00%) MCSA
7 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Law
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) Retail
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (20.00%) vSphere
10 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) MobileIron
10 4 (16.00%) Android
10 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
10 4 (16.00%) MCDST
10 4 (16.00%) LANDesk
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) Law
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
1 12 (48.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) WinForms
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
1 1 (4.00%) WPF
1 1 (4.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Android
3 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) VB
1 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) MCP
2 15 (60.00%) MCSE
3 9 (36.00%) MCSA
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (16.00%) MCDST
6 4 (16.00%) CCNP
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.00%) VCP5
8 2 (8.00%) MCAD
8 2 (8.00%) MCITP
9 1 (4.00%) Degree
9 1 (4.00%) CCNA
9 1 (4.00%) CCDP
9 1 (4.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Typemock
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
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