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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 37 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 20 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.80% 4.67% 10.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.84% 16.67% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 57
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average 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
241 120 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.48% 28.04% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 237 103 200
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 89 (92.71%) Microsoft
2 71 (73.96%) Windows
3 60 (62.50%) MCSE
4 58 (60.42%) ITIL
5 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
5 47 (48.96%) VMware
6 45 (46.88%) MCSA
7 43 (44.79%) MCITP
8 42 (43.75%) MS Exchange
9 38 (39.58%) MS Excel
9 38 (39.58%) TCP/IP
10 36 (37.50%) Hyper-V
11 33 (34.38%) MCP
12 32 (33.33%) Windows 7
13 30 (31.25%) DNS
14 28 (29.17%) CCNA
14 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
14 28 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (26.04%) MCTS
17 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (23.96%) MS Office
19 22 (22.92%) SLA
19 22 (22.92%) Cisco
19 22 (22.92%) Service Delivery
20 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
20 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
20 20 (20.83%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 42 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.33%) Lync
6 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (39.58%) MS Excel
2 23 (23.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) IaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.58%) TCP/IP
2 30 (31.25%) DNS
3 20 (20.83%) DHCP
4 16 (16.67%) Firewall
5 12 (12.50%) VPN
6 7 (7.29%) NetScaler
7 5 (5.21%) Intranet
7 5 (5.21%) Internet
7 5 (5.21%) Extranet
8 3 (3.13%) LAN
8 3 (3.13%) WAN
9 2 (2.08%) SAN
9 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.54%) Retail
2 12 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Analyst
2 15 (15.63%) Team Leader
2 15 (15.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 14 (14.58%) Service Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Consultant
5 9 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) Customer Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.13%) WCF
2 3 (3.13%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.13%) jQuery
2 3 (3.13%) HTML
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.13%) CSS
2 3 (3.13%) Web Services
2 3 (3.13%) XML
2 3 (3.13%) XSL
2 3 (3.13%) WinForms
2 3 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.96%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Vista
6 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (60.42%) ITIL
2 22 (22.92%) Service Delivery
3 13 (13.54%) Service Management
4 8 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 7 (7.29%) Coaching
6 6 (6.25%) ITSM
7 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (3.13%) Web Development
8 3 (3.13%) Migration
8 3 (3.13%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.08%) MOF
9 2 (2.08%) Project Management
9 2 (2.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.08%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.08%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) C
3 3 (3.13%) C#
3 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (62.50%) MCSE
2 45 (46.88%) MCSA
3 43 (44.79%) MCITP
4 33 (34.38%) MCP
5 28 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (29.17%) CCNA
6 25 (26.04%) MCTS
7 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
7 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
8 15 (15.63%) CCA
8 15 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (12.50%) HND
10 5 (5.21%) Degree
10 5 (5.21%) CCEE
10 5 (5.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (3.13%) VCDX
11 3 (3.13%) NCDA
11 3 (3.13%) NCIE
11 3 (3.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.92%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
2 36 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (7.29%) XenApp
4 7 (7.29%) XenDesktop
4 7 (7.29%) vSphere
5 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCOM
1 5 (5.21%) XenMobile
2 4 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) OpenView
3 2 (2.08%) OVSD
3 2 (2.08%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 89 (92.71%) Microsoft
2 47 (48.96%) VMware
3 22 (22.92%) Cisco
4 8 (8.33%) Citrix
5 5 (5.21%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) AppSense
6 3 (3.13%) Veeam
6 3 (3.13%) Dell
6 3 (3.13%) NetApp
6 3 (3.13%) Remedy
7 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
Northampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago