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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 151 84 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.33% 21.00% 14.88%
As % of the Vendors category 53.93% 47.19% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 142 75 70
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £21,900 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
280 178 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 39.55% 44.50% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 264 164 176
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 152 (58.69%) Windows
2 110 (42.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (40.15%) MS Excel
4 102 (39.38%) ITIL
5 91 (35.14%) SQL Server
6 86 (33.20%) VMware
7 82 (31.66%) MS Exchange
8 81 (31.27%) Active Directory
9 71 (27.41%) MCSA
10 68 (26.25%) MCSE
10 68 (26.25%) Cisco
11 65 (25.10%) Hyper-V
12 60 (23.17%) TCP/IP
13 58 (22.39%) SQL
14 57 (22.01%) MS Office
15 53 (20.46%) DNS
16 46 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
16 46 (17.76%) MCP
16 46 (17.76%) MCITP
17 44 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
18 43 (16.60%) CCNA
19 39 (15.06%) DHCP
19 39 (15.06%) Firewall
20 38 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 35 (13.51%) Citrix
21 35 (13.51%) .NET
22 34 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
22 34 (13.13%) Retail
23 33 (12.74%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 82 (31.66%) MS Exchange
2 44 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (10.42%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (3.47%) Apache
7 9 (3.47%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.32%) Lync
8 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.16%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 104 (40.15%) MS Excel
2 57 (22.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.02%) Office 365
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.16%) SaaS
3 3 (1.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.17%) TCP/IP
2 53 (20.46%) DNS
3 39 (15.06%) Firewall
3 39 (15.06%) DHCP
4 18 (6.95%) WAN
5 17 (6.56%) LAN
6 14 (5.41%) VPN
7 13 (5.02%) SAN
8 9 (3.47%) NetScaler
9 7 (2.70%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.16%) Intranet
10 3 (1.16%) Extranet
11 2 (0.77%) Internet
11 2 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.39%) Network Security
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.39%) LDAP
12 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.39%) FTP
12 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.63%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (4.25%) Data Mining
3 11 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.70%) MySQL
6 6 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) MS Access
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) NUnit
2 7 (2.70%) MSTest
3 6 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.16%) Moq
6 2 (0.77%) Firebug
6 2 (0.77%) Fiddler
General
1 34 (13.13%) Retail
2 17 (6.56%) Legal
3 16 (6.18%) Finance
3 16 (6.18%) Marketing
4 6 (2.32%) Law
5 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.16%) Banking
5 3 (1.16%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (33.59%) Analyst
2 36 (13.90%) Developer
3 26 (10.04%) Support Analyst
4 22 (8.49%) Team Leader
5 20 (7.72%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 19 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.95%) Service Analyst
8 16 (6.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 16 (6.18%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.79%) Consultant
9 15 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (5.41%) Network Analyst
11 13 (5.02%) Support Engineer
11 13 (5.02%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 13 (5.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 12 (4.63%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.63%) Architect
13 11 (4.25%) Applications Support Analyst
13 11 (4.25%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.51%) .NET
2 23 (8.88%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.56%) XML
4 16 (6.18%) HTML
5 15 (5.79%) CSS
6 11 (4.25%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.09%) WCF
7 8 (3.09%) Web Services
7 8 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (2.32%) jQuery
9 6 (2.32%) WinForms
9 6 (2.32%) Ajax
10 5 (1.93%) WPF
11 4 (1.54%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.54%) XHTML
11 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (1.16%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (1.16%) Spring.NET
12 3 (1.16%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.41%) Blog
4 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.54%) Replication
5 4 (1.54%) Open Source
6 3 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.16%) Kindle
6 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.16%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.77%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.77%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 152 (58.69%) Windows
2 44 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (12.74%) Windows 7
5 21 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.34%) Linux
7 15 (5.79%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.47%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (39.38%) ITIL
2 30 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.42%) ITIL V3
4 23 (8.88%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.95%) Project Management
5 18 (6.95%) E-Commerce
6 15 (5.79%) OO
6 15 (5.79%) Service Management
6 15 (5.79%) Business Analysis
7 14 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (5.41%) OOD
7 14 (5.41%) SOA
8 12 (4.63%) ITSM
9 11 (4.25%) Migration
9 11 (4.25%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (3.86%) TDD
11 9 (3.47%) MVC
12 8 (3.09%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.32%) Business Continuity
13 6 (2.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.39%) SQL
2 31 (11.97%) C#
3 14 (5.41%) VB
4 13 (5.02%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.63%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.25%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.47%) C
8 7 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.32%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) Java
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (42.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (27.41%) MCSA
3 68 (26.25%) MCSE
4 46 (17.76%) MCP
4 46 (17.76%) MCITP
4 46 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (16.60%) CCNA
6 28 (10.81%) Degree
7 27 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (9.27%) MCTS
9 21 (8.11%) Security Cleared
10 20 (7.72%) SC Cleared
11 12 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (4.25%) HND
13 10 (3.86%) CCA
13 10 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.93%) VTSP
15 5 (1.93%) MCAD
16 4 (1.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) QA
3 3 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (31.27%) Active Directory
2 65 (25.10%) Hyper-V
3 38 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (7.34%) XenApp
5 11 (4.25%) XenServer
6 9 (3.47%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.09%) vSphere
8 4 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.70%) XenMobile
2 5 (1.93%) SCCM
3 4 (1.54%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.16%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.16%) WSUS
5 2 (0.77%) OVSD
5 2 (0.77%) OpenView
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (33.20%) VMware
2 68 (26.25%) Cisco
3 35 (13.51%) Citrix
4 27 (10.42%) HP
5 17 (6.56%) IBM
6 10 (3.86%) BMC
6 10 (3.86%) NetApp
6 10 (3.86%) Remedy
7 5 (1.93%) Altiris
8 4 (1.54%) AppSense
8 4 (1.54%) Veeam
8 4 (1.54%) Twitter
9 3 (1.16%) EMC
9 3 (1.16%) Google
10 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.39%) Sage
11 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.39%) Symantec
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle
11 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
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