The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 101 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.50% 18.98% 15.92%
As % of the Vendors category 40.78% 43.35% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 86 97 66
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,375 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Vendors Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
282 233 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 50.27% 43.80% 42.04%
Number of salaries quoted 187 225 187
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Northampton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Microsoft 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.

1 91 (46.43%) Windows
2 85 (43.37%) MS Excel
3 74 (37.76%) Windows Server
4 70 (35.71%) Citrix
5 63 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 54 (27.55%) SAN
7 51 (26.02%) Linux
7 51 (26.02%) Hyper-V
8 45 (22.96%) .NET
9 41 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (17.86%) MS Office
10 35 (17.86%) C#
10 35 (17.86%) SQL
11 34 (17.35%) Cisco
11 34 (17.35%) PowerShell
12 32 (16.33%) XenServer
12 32 (16.33%) MySQL
13 31 (15.82%) ASP.NET
13 31 (15.82%) Mentoring
14 30 (15.31%) HP
15 27 (13.78%) VMware
16 25 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (12.76%) ITIL
17 23 (11.73%) Legal
17 23 (11.73%) IBM
17 23 (11.73%) TCP/IP
17 23 (11.73%) Data Centre
17 23 (11.73%) XenApp
17 23 (11.73%) Capacity Planning
18 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.71%) Apache
1 21 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.06%) Lync
4 6 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 85 (43.37%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.57%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.59%) Office 365
3 8 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.55%) SAN
2 23 (11.73%) TCP/IP
3 18 (9.18%) LAN
3 18 (9.18%) WAN
4 16 (8.16%) IP Telephony
5 6 (3.06%) Skype
6 3 (1.53%) VoIP
7 2 (1.02%) FTP
7 2 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.51%) Internet
8 1 (0.51%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.33%) MySQL
3 13 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (4.59%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.51%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.51%) MS Access
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (11.73%) Legal
2 14 (7.14%) Retail
3 12 (6.12%) Finance
4 10 (5.10%) Welsh Language
5 9 (4.59%) Law
6 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.53%) Billing
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (37.76%) Analyst
2 46 (23.47%) Developer
3 34 (17.35%) Support Analyst
4 27 (13.78%) Service Analyst
5 24 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (11.73%) .NET Developer
7 20 (10.20%) Server Analyst
7 20 (10.20%) Server Support
8 17 (8.67%) Server Support Analyst
8 17 (8.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 14 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
9 14 (7.14%) Citrix Support
9 14 (7.14%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 14 (7.14%) Linux Support
9 14 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
10 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (6.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.10%) Help Desk Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.96%) .NET
2 31 (15.82%) ASP.NET
3 18 (9.18%) HTML
4 15 (7.65%) CSS
5 12 (6.12%) jQuery
6 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (4.59%) Web Services
8 8 (4.08%) Ajax
8 8 (4.08%) WCF
9 7 (3.57%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.06%) LINQ
11 5 (2.55%) Classic ASP
11 5 (2.55%) WPF
12 3 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (1.02%) ADO.NET
13 2 (1.02%) HTML5
13 2 (1.02%) XML
14 1 (0.51%) Middleware
14 1 (0.51%) SAP Smart Forms
14 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.55%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.51%) CMDB
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (46.43%) Windows
2 74 (37.76%) Windows Server
3 51 (26.02%) Linux
4 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.10%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.59%) Android
8 8 (4.08%) Mac OS
8 8 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.08%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.02%) Unix
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.82%) Mentoring
3 25 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (12.76%) ITIL
4 23 (11.73%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.67%) Open Source
7 14 (7.14%) MVC
8 13 (6.63%) Project Management
9 11 (5.61%) Service Management
10 10 (5.10%) Business Continuity
10 10 (5.10%) ITSM
11 8 (4.08%) CRM
12 7 (3.57%) Case Management
12 7 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.57%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.57%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.06%) TDD
14 5 (2.55%) OO
14 5 (2.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.86%) C#
1 35 (17.86%) SQL
2 34 (17.35%) PowerShell
3 20 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.63%) VB.NET
5 10 (5.10%) C
6 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.06%) VBA
8 5 (2.55%) VB
8 5 (2.55%) VB6
9 3 (1.53%) Java
9 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.71%) MCP
2 15 (7.65%) SC Cleared
2 15 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.61%) Degree
3 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.08%) MCSE
5 6 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.06%) MCDST
6 5 (2.55%) HND
7 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CCNA
9 2 (1.02%) CCNP
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.02%) MCSA
9 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.51%) HNC
10 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) QA
1 3 (1.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (26.02%) Hyper-V
2 32 (16.33%) XenServer
3 23 (11.73%) XenApp
4 19 (9.69%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.02%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.08%) Ansible
1 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 70 (35.71%) Citrix
2 34 (17.35%) Cisco
3 30 (15.31%) HP
4 27 (13.78%) VMware
5 23 (11.73%) IBM
6 13 (6.63%) NetApp
7 10 (5.10%) Oracle
8 8 (4.08%) Google
8 8 (4.08%) LANDesk
8 8 (4.08%) MobileIron
8 8 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.06%) Telerik
10 3 (1.53%) Cognos
10 3 (1.53%) hybris
10 3 (1.53%) SAP
11 2 (1.02%) Symantec
12 1 (0.51%) Apple
12 1 (0.51%) Dell
12 1 (0.51%) Teradata
12 1 (0.51%) Twitter
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 70-75k
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + long list of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Radbroke, Poole, Glasgow, Northampton, London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: Salary Competitive / Dependant on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary (DOE)
Posted: 18 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 26 days ago
Northampton
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago