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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 98 118 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.88% 18.58% 19.08%
As % of the Vendors category 42.24% 43.70% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 83 98 117
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,360 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
232 270 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 44.70% 42.52% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 171 236 245
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 99 (46.70%) Windows
2 85 (40.09%) Windows Server
3 75 (35.38%) SQL Server
4 73 (34.43%) MS Excel
5 72 (33.96%) Citrix
6 64 (30.19%) SAN
7 58 (27.36%) SQL
8 57 (26.89%) Hyper-V
9 56 (26.42%) Linux
10 55 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (25.47%) Server Virtualisation
12 43 (20.28%) Mentoring
12 43 (20.28%) .NET
13 34 (16.04%) PowerShell
14 32 (15.09%) XenServer
14 32 (15.09%) MS Office
15 29 (13.68%) MySQL
15 29 (13.68%) XenApp
16 28 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
16 28 (13.21%) C#
16 28 (13.21%) HP
17 27 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (12.74%) TCP/IP
17 27 (12.74%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 26 (12.26%) VMware
18 26 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 24 (11.32%) ASP.NET
19 24 (11.32%) Open Source
19 24 (11.32%) Data Centre

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (9.43%) Apache
1 20 (9.43%) SharePoint
1 20 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.83%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.42%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.09%) MS Office
3 5 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (3.30%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.47%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.72%) Office 365
3 8 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (30.19%) SAN
2 27 (12.74%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.66%) IP Telephony
3 12 (5.66%) LAN
3 12 (5.66%) WAN
4 7 (3.30%) Skype
5 3 (1.42%) VoIP
6 2 (0.94%) FTP
6 2 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.47%) Internet
7 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.47%) RS-232
7 1 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.68%) MySQL
3 27 (12.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (4.25%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (4.25%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.42%) Power BI
13 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.94%) DTS
15 1 (0.47%) MS Access
15 1 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.36%) JIRA
3 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Selenium
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (10.38%) Legal
2 17 (8.02%) Finance
3 13 (6.13%) Retail
4 9 (4.25%) Law
5 8 (3.77%) Welsh Language
6 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.36%) Banking
8 3 (1.42%) Advertising
8 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (35.38%) Analyst
2 43 (20.28%) Support Analyst
3 42 (19.81%) Developer
4 31 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (11.79%) Server Support
6 22 (10.38%) Server Analyst
7 21 (9.91%) Server Support Analyst
7 21 (9.91%) Service Analyst
8 15 (7.08%) .NET Developer
8 15 (7.08%) Citrix Analyst
8 15 (7.08%) Citrix Support
8 15 (7.08%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 15 (7.08%) Linux Support
8 15 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (7.08%) Windows Support Analyst
9 14 (6.60%) Applications Support
10 13 (6.13%) Architect
11 10 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.25%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.28%) .NET
2 24 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.55%) HTML
4 13 (6.13%) CSS
5 11 (5.19%) jQuery
6 8 (3.77%) Ajax
6 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (2.83%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.83%) Classic ASP
8 5 (2.36%) Web Services
9 4 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.94%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.94%) XML
11 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.47%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (0.47%) Middleware
11 1 (0.47%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.47%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (0.47%) SOAP
11 1 (0.47%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.72%) iPad
4 9 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.94%) User Experience
6 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.47%) CMDB
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 99 (46.70%) Windows
2 85 (40.09%) Windows Server
3 56 (26.42%) Linux
4 26 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.77%) Ubuntu
8 7 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.30%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.42%) Android
11 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.47%) Server Virtualisation
3 43 (20.28%) Mentoring
4 28 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (12.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (11.32%) Open Source
7 18 (8.49%) Service Delivery
8 17 (8.02%) ITIL
9 16 (7.55%) Project Management
10 11 (5.19%) CRM
10 11 (5.19%) MVC
11 10 (4.72%) Scrum
12 8 (3.77%) Software Testing
13 7 (3.30%) Case Management
13 7 (3.30%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.30%) PRINCE2
13 7 (3.30%) Service Management
13 7 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (2.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.36%) SQL
2 34 (16.04%) PowerShell
3 28 (13.21%) C#
4 18 (8.49%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.55%) VB.NET
6 14 (6.60%) Java
7 9 (4.25%) C
8 8 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.30%) VB
10 6 (2.83%) VB6
10 6 (2.83%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.02%) MCP
2 12 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.36%) HND
5 5 (2.36%) MCSA
5 5 (2.36%) MCSE
6 4 (1.89%) Degree
6 4 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.42%) CCNA
7 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.42%) CISM
7 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.94%) CCENT
8 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.94%) MCDST
8 2 (0.94%) SSCP
8 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.47%) CCNP
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (26.89%) Hyper-V
2 32 (15.09%) XenServer
3 29 (13.68%) XenApp
4 9 (4.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.77%) Ansible
1 8 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.77%) Puppet
2 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 72 (33.96%) Citrix
2 28 (13.21%) HP
3 26 (12.26%) VMware
4 23 (10.85%) IBM
5 22 (10.38%) Cisco
6 13 (6.13%) NetApp
7 12 (5.66%) hybris
8 10 (4.72%) Oracle
9 8 (3.77%) Google
9 8 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.77%) Telerik
10 2 (0.94%) BMC
10 2 (0.94%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.94%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.94%) Nintex
10 2 (0.94%) Remedy
10 2 (0.94%) SAP
10 2 (0.94%) Symantec
11 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.47%) Twitter
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Fantastic salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 3% Bonus +great benefit package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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The White Company
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + long list of benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Dynamic Nation
Posted: 18 days ago
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The White Company
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago