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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 137 69 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.01% 16.24% 20.16%
As % of the Vendors category 48.75% 33.50% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 133 58 100
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
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
281 206 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 43.10% 48.47% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 273 183 184
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,420
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 137 (47.90%) MS Excel
2 135 (47.20%) Windows
3 106 (37.06%) SQL Server
4 94 (32.87%) ITIL
5 80 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (25.87%) SQL
7 73 (25.52%) MS Office
8 60 (20.98%) Active Directory
9 57 (19.93%) .NET
10 55 (19.23%) MS Exchange
11 51 (17.83%) Hyper-V
12 50 (17.48%) Cisco
13 48 (16.78%) VMware
14 47 (16.43%) MCSE
14 47 (16.43%) TCP/IP
15 46 (16.08%) C#
15 46 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 40 (13.99%) SharePoint
17 39 (13.64%) MCP
18 36 (12.59%) Degree
18 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (12.24%) ASP.NET
19 35 (12.24%) MCSA
19 35 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (12.24%) SC Cleared
19 35 (12.24%) Security Cleared
20 34 (11.89%) MCITP
20 34 (11.89%) Windows 7
21 33 (11.54%) DNS
22 32 (11.19%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 55 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.99%) SharePoint
3 28 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.85%) IIS
7 10 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (3.15%) Lync
9 8 (2.80%) Apache
9 8 (2.80%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.70%) CMS
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 137 (47.90%) MS Excel
2 73 (25.52%) MS Office
3 6 (2.10%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Line 500
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.29%) Office 365
2 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.05%) SaaS
3 3 (1.05%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.43%) TCP/IP
2 33 (11.54%) DNS
3 24 (8.39%) LAN
3 24 (8.39%) WAN
3 24 (8.39%) DHCP
4 19 (6.64%) Firewall
5 16 (5.59%) SAN
6 13 (4.55%) VPN
7 7 (2.45%) NetScaler
8 6 (2.10%) Extranet
8 6 (2.10%) Intranet
9 5 (1.75%) Internet
9 5 (1.75%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.40%) Network Security
10 4 (1.40%) VoIP
11 3 (1.05%) VLAN
12 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (37.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.50%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.15%) Data Mining
8 8 (2.80%) MySQL
9 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Power View
11 5 (1.75%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.10%) Firebug
3 6 (2.10%) Fiddler
4 4 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.05%) MSTest
5 3 (1.05%) NUnit
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (9.09%) Finance
2 14 (4.90%) Legal
2 14 (4.90%) Retail
3 10 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.50%) Marketing
4 9 (3.15%) Law
5 8 (2.80%) Welsh Language
6 3 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (36.71%) Analyst
2 46 (16.08%) Developer
3 38 (13.29%) Support Analyst
4 36 (12.59%) Service Analyst
5 28 (9.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (7.34%) Team Leader
7 20 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (6.64%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (5.94%) DBA
9 17 (5.94%) Consultant
9 17 (5.94%) SQL DBA
9 17 (5.94%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 16 (5.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 16 (5.59%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.59%) Help Desk Analyst
11 15 (5.24%) C# Developer
12 14 (4.90%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.90%) Architect
13 13 (4.55%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.93%) .NET
2 35 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 32 (11.19%) HTML
4 29 (10.14%) CSS
5 25 (8.74%) XML
6 18 (6.29%) .NET Framework
7 14 (4.90%) jQuery
8 11 (3.85%) JSON
8 11 (3.85%) WinForms
9 10 (3.50%) WCF
9 10 (3.50%) HTML5
10 9 (3.15%) CSS3
10 9 (3.15%) XHTML
11 8 (2.80%) Velocity
11 8 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (2.10%) Ajax
12 6 (2.10%) Web Services
13 5 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (1.40%) NHibernate
14 4 (1.40%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.64%) N-Tier
3 18 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.15%) Blog
5 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.40%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.05%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.05%) Replication
9 2 (0.70%) AS400
9 2 (0.70%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.70%) iPhone
10 1 (0.35%) User Experience
10 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 135 (47.20%) Windows
2 46 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (11.89%) Windows 7
4 26 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.59%) Linux
7 13 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.50%) Windows Vista
9 8 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.75%) Android
11 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.87%) ITIL
2 35 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.19%) Coaching
4 30 (10.49%) Service Management
5 26 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 23 (8.04%) ITSM
7 18 (6.29%) Mentoring
8 17 (5.94%) Project Management
8 17 (5.94%) Business Continuity
9 15 (5.24%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.90%) Validation
11 12 (4.20%) CRM
12 11 (3.85%) MVC
12 11 (3.85%) TDD
12 11 (3.85%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.85%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.50%) OO
13 10 (3.50%) ITIL V3
13 10 (3.50%) Agile Project Management
14 9 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (25.87%) SQL
2 46 (16.08%) C#
3 29 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.74%) C
5 22 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 17 (5.94%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.90%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.90%) VB
8 9 (3.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (16.43%) MCSE
3 39 (13.64%) MCP
4 36 (12.59%) Degree
5 35 (12.24%) SC Cleared
5 35 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 35 (12.24%) MCSA
6 34 (11.89%) MCITP
7 26 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (8.39%) CCNA
9 23 (8.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 21 (7.34%) MCTS
11 18 (6.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (4.90%) CCA
12 14 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (3.85%) HND
14 8 (2.80%) MOS
15 7 (2.45%) ISTQB
16 6 (2.10%) ISEB
17 5 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.44%) SLA
2 11 (3.85%) QA
3 7 (2.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 51 (17.83%) Hyper-V
3 28 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.20%) XenApp
5 10 (3.50%) XenServer
6 8 (2.80%) vSphere
7 7 (2.45%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.10%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.50%) SCCM
2 8 (2.80%) SCOM
3 7 (2.45%) XenMobile
4 6 (2.10%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.75%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.70%) SCSM
7 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.70%) OpenView
7 2 (0.70%) OVSD
7 2 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (17.48%) Cisco
2 48 (16.78%) VMware
3 29 (10.14%) HP
4 28 (9.79%) Citrix
5 19 (6.64%) IBM
6 15 (5.24%) NetApp
7 9 (3.15%) BMC
7 9 (3.15%) Remedy
8 5 (1.75%) Dell
9 4 (1.40%) AppSense
9 4 (1.40%) Mitel
9 4 (1.40%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.05%) Veeam
10 3 (1.05%) Google
10 3 (1.05%) EMC
11 2 (0.70%) Lotus
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.35%) Sage
12 1 (0.35%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle
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