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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.98% 8.33% 7.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 23.38% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 51 24
Average salary £25,500 £38,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.89% +29.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
195 231 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.77% 35.65% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 182 217 97
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) MCP
4 15 (48.39%) MCSE
5 14 (45.16%) SCCM
6 13 (41.94%) MCSA
6 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
7 11 (35.48%) MS Office
7 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
9 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
9 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco
11 6 (19.35%) vSphere
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (16.13%) Retail
12 5 (16.13%) MCDST
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) CCNP
12 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
12 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
12 5 (16.13%) Firewall
12 5 (16.13%) SAN
13 4 (12.90%) Law

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.81%) MS Exchange
1 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Law
4 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
1 11 (35.48%) Support Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (22.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) Ajax
1 2 (6.45%) JSON
1 2 (6.45%) jQuery
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
1 2 (6.45%) CSS3
1 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Android
4 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
4 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) MCP
2 15 (48.39%) MCSE
3 13 (41.94%) MCSA
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (16.13%) MCDST
6 5 (16.13%) CCNP
7 4 (12.90%) CCNA
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (12.90%) VCP5
8 3 (9.68%) MCITP
9 2 (6.45%) Degree
10 1 (3.23%) MCAD
10 1 (3.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) LANDesk
4 3 (9.68%) MobileIron
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Lotus
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
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