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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 110 112 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.79% 17.28% 19.41%
As % of the Vendors category 44.18% 45.16% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 103 107 59
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
249 248 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 38.02% 38.27% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 230 238 171
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,675 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 105 (46.05%) Windows
2 98 (42.98%) SQL
3 88 (38.60%) MS Excel
4 84 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 66 (28.95%) .NET
6 46 (20.18%) MS Office
7 43 (18.86%) SharePoint
8 41 (17.98%) C#
8 41 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (17.54%) ITIL
10 39 (17.11%) SAN
11 34 (14.91%) Hyper-V
12 33 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (14.47%) ASP.NET
13 29 (12.72%) HTML
13 29 (12.72%) MVC
13 29 (12.72%) Degree
14 28 (12.28%) JavaScript
15 27 (11.84%) Active Directory
15 27 (11.84%) Retail
15 27 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (10.96%) Citrix
17 24 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (10.53%) Software Testing
17 24 (10.53%) SCCM
17 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (10.09%) Windows 8
18 23 (10.09%) Windows 7
18 23 (10.09%) JSON

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (18.86%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.26%) Lync
3 11 (4.82%) Apache
4 9 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.75%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 88 (38.60%) MS Excel
2 46 (20.18%) MS Office
3 5 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.88%) Mingle
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Visualfiles
1 7 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.82%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.11%) SAN
2 22 (9.65%) LAN
2 22 (9.65%) WAN
3 18 (7.89%) Firewall
4 13 (5.70%) DHCP
5 10 (4.39%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.95%) DNS
7 8 (3.51%) VoIP
8 6 (2.63%) PBX
8 6 (2.63%) MPLS
8 6 (2.63%) NAS
8 6 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (2.19%) HSRP
10 4 (1.75%) LDAP
11 3 (1.32%) IPsec
11 3 (1.32%) VLAN
11 3 (1.32%) Network Security
11 3 (1.32%) OSPF
11 3 (1.32%) BGP
11 3 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (5.26%) MySQL
8 11 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.75%) DTS
11 4 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.75%) SAP BI
11 4 (1.75%) SAP BW
12 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.02%) Mercurial
2 16 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.44%) NUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 27 (11.84%) Retail
2 20 (8.77%) Law
3 18 (7.89%) Finance
4 11 (4.82%) Welsh Language
5 6 (2.63%) Legal
6 4 (1.75%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (44.30%) Analyst
2 56 (24.56%) Support Analyst
3 46 (20.18%) Developer
4 24 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.09%) Applications Support
6 16 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (6.58%) Help Desk Analyst
8 12 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.39%) Junior
10 10 (4.39%) Server Analyst
11 9 (3.95%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.95%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.95%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.95%) Junior Developer
12 8 (3.51%) Administrator
12 8 (3.51%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.51%) Support Technician
12 8 (3.51%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (28.95%) .NET
2 33 (14.47%) ASP.NET
3 29 (12.72%) HTML
4 23 (10.09%) CSS
4 23 (10.09%) JSON
5 21 (9.21%) XML
6 20 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (8.33%) Web Services
8 17 (7.46%) .NET Framework
8 17 (7.46%) Entity Framework
9 12 (5.26%) jQuery
10 9 (3.95%) ISPF
11 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.19%) WCF
12 5 (2.19%) Ajax
13 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.32%) HTML5
13 3 (1.32%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (0.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.14%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.82%) User Experience
6 6 (2.63%) Kindle
7 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) PMI
9 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.88%) Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) iSeries
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 105 (46.05%) Windows
2 33 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (10.09%) Windows 7
3 23 (10.09%) Windows 8
4 22 (9.65%) Linux
5 11 (4.82%) Windows XP
6 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.75%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.32%) Android
9 3 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.44%) NetWare
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.54%) ITIL
2 29 (12.72%) MVC
3 27 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 23 (10.09%) Software Engineering
5 23 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (8.77%) Project Management
8 19 (8.33%) OO
9 18 (7.89%) Service Management
9 18 (7.89%) ITSM
10 17 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (7.46%) OOP
10 17 (7.46%) Business Continuity
11 15 (6.58%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.14%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (5.70%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.26%) SDLC
15 11 (4.82%) CRM
15 11 (4.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.98%) SQL
2 41 (17.98%) C#
3 28 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.46%) VB.NET
5 15 (6.58%) C
6 14 (6.14%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.88%) VBScript
8 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (12.72%) Degree
2 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.46%) MCP
4 15 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.58%) Security Cleared
5 14 (6.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (5.26%) MCSA
7 11 (4.82%) MCSE
8 8 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.63%) CCNP
11 5 (2.19%) ISEB
11 5 (2.19%) MCDST
11 5 (2.19%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (1.75%) VCP5
13 3 (1.32%) CCNA
14 2 (0.88%) PMP
14 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) SLA
2 8 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.63%) QA
4 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (14.91%) Hyper-V
2 27 (11.84%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.89%) XenServer
4 8 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.63%) vSphere
6 4 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (10.53%) SCCM
2 6 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (0.88%) Control-M
4 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (10.96%) Citrix
2 21 (9.21%) VMware
3 20 (8.77%) Cisco
4 13 (5.70%) HP
5 12 (5.26%) IBM
6 6 (2.63%) SAP
7 4 (1.75%) Lotus
8 3 (1.32%) Remedy
8 3 (1.32%) BMC
8 3 (1.32%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.32%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.88%) NetApp
9 2 (0.88%) Dell
9 2 (0.88%) Unisys
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle
10 1 (0.44%) Telerik
10 1 (0.44%) Google
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) Sage
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
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