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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 117 110 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.02% 17.71% 11.68%
As % of the Vendors category 46.43% 41.51% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 95 108 35
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,350 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
252 265 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 40.98% 42.67% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 217 256 154
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 96 (45.50%) Windows
2 88 (41.71%) MS Excel
3 74 (35.07%) SQL Server
4 73 (34.60%) SQL
5 48 (22.75%) .NET
6 39 (18.48%) LAN
6 39 (18.48%) WAN
7 38 (18.01%) MS Office
7 38 (18.01%) SAN
7 38 (18.01%) Hyper-V
8 36 (17.06%) C#
9 35 (16.59%) SharePoint
10 34 (16.11%) Degree
11 33 (15.64%) Cisco
11 33 (15.64%) Active Directory
12 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (14.69%) Project Management
13 31 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (13.27%) Citrix
14 28 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (12.80%) ITIL
15 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (12.32%) MCP
16 26 (12.32%) ASP.NET
17 25 (11.85%) Linux
18 24 (11.37%) HTML
18 24 (11.37%) HP
19 23 (10.90%) IBM
20 22 (10.43%) JavaScript
20 22 (10.43%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (16.59%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.48%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.00%) Apache
4 17 (8.06%) Lync
5 11 (5.21%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.79%) CMS
7 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.90%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 88 (41.71%) MS Excel
2 38 (18.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) Mingle
3 2 (0.95%) MS Project
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.90%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.11%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.48%) LAN
1 39 (18.48%) WAN
2 38 (18.01%) SAN
3 22 (10.43%) Firewall
4 15 (7.11%) DHCP
4 15 (7.11%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.21%) DNS
6 8 (3.79%) PBX
6 8 (3.79%) VoIP
7 6 (2.84%) NAS
7 6 (2.84%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (2.84%) MPLS
8 5 (2.37%) Intranet
8 5 (2.37%) Internet
8 5 (2.37%) HSRP
9 4 (1.90%) Network Security
9 4 (1.90%) VPN
9 4 (1.90%) LDAP
10 3 (1.42%) VLAN
10 3 (1.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (35.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.00%) MySQL
2 19 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.90%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.90%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.74%) Mercurial
2 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.95%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 21 (9.95%) Finance
2 19 (9.00%) Law
3 18 (8.53%) Retail
4 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.37%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.90%) Marketing
7 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (41.71%) Analyst
2 33 (15.64%) Developer
2 33 (15.64%) Support Analyst
3 22 (10.43%) Applications Support
4 15 (7.11%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.16%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (6.16%) Junior
6 13 (6.16%) Consultant
7 12 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.21%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.21%) IT Support
9 10 (4.74%) Server Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) .NET Software Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.27%) Support Technician
11 8 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (3.79%) Service Manager
11 8 (3.79%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.75%) .NET
2 26 (12.32%) ASP.NET
3 24 (11.37%) HTML
4 22 (10.43%) CSS
5 17 (8.06%) JSON
5 17 (8.06%) .NET Framework
6 15 (7.11%) Entity Framework
6 15 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (6.64%) Web Services
8 13 (6.16%) XML
9 9 (4.27%) ISPF
10 5 (2.37%) HTML5
10 5 (2.37%) jQuery
11 4 (1.90%) CSS3
12 3 (1.42%) Ajax
13 2 (0.95%) Velocity
13 2 (0.95%) LINQ
13 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.84%) Kindle
5 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.95%) PMI
7 2 (0.95%) AS400
7 2 (0.95%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) VLE
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) iSeries
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (45.50%) Windows
2 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (11.85%) Linux
4 21 (9.95%) Windows 7
4 21 (9.95%) Windows 8
5 13 (6.16%) Windows XP
6 10 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.32%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.32%) Android
9 5 (2.37%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.69%) Project Management
2 28 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.80%) ITIL
4 22 (10.43%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (8.53%) CRM
6 18 (8.53%) Agile Project Management
7 17 (8.06%) MVC
8 16 (7.58%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.64%) Software Testing
10 13 (6.16%) OOP
10 13 (6.16%) OO
11 12 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.21%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.21%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.21%) Coaching
13 10 (4.74%) Service Management
13 10 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.60%) SQL
2 36 (17.06%) C#
3 22 (10.43%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.95%) VB.NET
5 20 (9.48%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.69%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.84%) C
8 1 (0.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (16.11%) Degree
2 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (12.32%) MCP
4 17 (8.06%) MCSE
5 13 (6.16%) MCSA
6 9 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.84%) CCNP
9 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.90%) VCP5
10 4 (1.90%) CCNA
10 4 (1.90%) MOS
10 4 (1.90%) MCITP
11 2 (0.95%) PMP
11 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.95%) Dell Certification
11 2 (0.95%) MCDST
12 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.69%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.84%) QA
2 6 (2.84%) SLA
3 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (18.01%) Hyper-V
2 33 (15.64%) Active Directory
3 21 (9.95%) XenServer
4 9 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.84%) vSphere
6 3 (1.42%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.95%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (15.64%) Cisco
2 28 (13.27%) Citrix
3 24 (11.37%) HP
4 23 (10.90%) IBM
5 18 (8.53%) VMware
6 6 (2.84%) LANDesk
6 6 (2.84%) Lotus
6 6 (2.84%) SAP
7 5 (2.37%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.90%) Sage
8 4 (1.90%) Dell
9 3 (1.42%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.95%) F5
10 2 (0.95%) NetApp
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle
11 1 (0.47%) Telerik
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.47%) BMC
11 1 (0.47%) Remedy
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago