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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 102 105 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 15.11% 16.01% 12.99%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 39.18% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 93 98 46
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
255 268 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 37.78% 40.85% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 232 257 176
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 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 97 (44.29%) Windows
2 95 (43.38%) SQL
3 87 (39.73%) MS Excel
4 85 (38.81%) SQL Server
5 58 (26.48%) .NET
6 43 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (18.72%) C#
7 41 (18.72%) MS Office
8 37 (16.89%) SharePoint
9 36 (16.44%) ITIL
10 34 (15.53%) ASP.NET
10 34 (15.53%) SAN
11 32 (14.61%) Degree
12 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (14.16%) LAN
12 31 (14.16%) WAN
13 30 (13.70%) Active Directory
13 30 (13.70%) HTML
13 30 (13.70%) Hyper-V
14 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
14 29 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (12.79%) MVC
16 26 (11.87%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (11.87%) Project Management
16 26 (11.87%) CSS
16 26 (11.87%) Cisco
16 26 (11.87%) JSON
16 26 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (11.42%) Retail
18 24 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 37 (16.89%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.94%) Apache
3 13 (5.94%) Lync
4 12 (5.48%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.83%) CMS
6 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.91%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) JBoss
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 87 (39.73%) MS Excel
2 41 (18.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Project
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) Mingle
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.83%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.46%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.02%) Office 365
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.53%) SAN
2 31 (14.16%) LAN
2 31 (14.16%) WAN
3 18 (8.22%) Firewall
4 13 (5.94%) DHCP
5 12 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.11%) DNS
7 8 (3.65%) VoIP
8 6 (2.74%) PBX
8 6 (2.74%) MPLS
8 6 (2.74%) NAS
8 6 (2.74%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (2.28%) HSRP
10 4 (1.83%) Network Security
10 4 (1.83%) LDAP
10 4 (1.83%) VPN
11 3 (1.37%) OSPF
11 3 (1.37%) BGP
11 3 (1.37%) SSL
11 3 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.94%) MySQL
5 11 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.83%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.83%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.91%) DTS
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (8.22%) Mercurial
2 18 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.46%) Hudson
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (11.42%) Retail
2 17 (7.76%) Law
3 16 (7.31%) Finance
4 9 (4.11%) Welsh Language
5 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.83%) Marketing
6 3 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (42.47%) Analyst
2 45 (20.55%) Support Analyst
3 39 (17.81%) Developer
4 26 (11.87%) Applications Support
5 23 (10.50%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.31%) Applications Support Analyst
7 14 (6.39%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (5.94%) Junior
9 12 (5.48%) Consultant
10 11 (5.02%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.57%) Help Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.57%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.57%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (4.11%) Junior Developer
12 9 (4.11%) IT Support
13 8 (3.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 8 (3.65%) Server Analyst
13 8 (3.65%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.65%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (26.48%) .NET
2 34 (15.53%) ASP.NET
3 30 (13.70%) HTML
4 26 (11.87%) CSS
4 26 (11.87%) JSON
5 24 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (10.50%) XML
7 22 (10.05%) Web Services
7 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework
8 21 (9.59%) Entity Framework
9 9 (4.11%) ISPF
10 8 (3.65%) jQuery
11 4 (1.83%) HTML5
11 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.37%) CSS3
12 3 (1.37%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.37%) Ajax
13 2 (0.91%) Middleware
13 2 (0.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.13%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.68%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.11%) User Experience
5 6 (2.74%) Kindle
6 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.91%) PMI
8 2 (0.91%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) iPhone
9 1 (0.46%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 97 (44.29%) Windows
2 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (10.96%) Windows 7
4 23 (10.50%) Windows 8
5 19 (8.68%) Linux
6 12 (5.48%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.83%) Android
8 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.44%) ITIL
2 28 (12.79%) MVC
3 26 (11.87%) Project Management
3 26 (11.87%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (10.96%) Software Engineering
5 23 (10.50%) Software Testing
6 21 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (9.59%) OOP
6 21 (9.59%) OO
7 18 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (7.76%) CRM
9 13 (5.94%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.48%) ITSM
10 12 (5.48%) Service Management
10 12 (5.48%) Business Continuity
10 12 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
11 11 (5.02%) SDLC
12 10 (4.57%) Coaching
12 10 (4.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 95 (43.38%) SQL
2 41 (18.72%) C#
3 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.68%) VB.NET
5 14 (6.39%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.57%) C
8 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (14.61%) Degree
2 29 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.05%) MCP
4 13 (5.94%) MCSE
5 12 (5.48%) MCSA
6 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.74%) CCNP
10 5 (2.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (2.28%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.83%) ISEB
11 4 (1.83%) VCP5
12 3 (1.37%) CCNA
12 3 (1.37%) MCDST
13 2 (0.91%) PMP
13 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.65%) SLA
3 6 (2.74%) QA
4 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (13.70%) Active Directory
1 30 (13.70%) Hyper-V
2 15 (6.85%) XenServer
3 9 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.74%) vSphere
5 3 (1.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (10.96%) SCCM
2 4 (1.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (11.87%) Cisco
2 20 (9.13%) Citrix
2 20 (9.13%) VMware
3 17 (7.76%) HP
4 15 (6.85%) IBM
5 12 (5.48%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.74%) SAP
7 5 (2.28%) LANDesk
8 4 (1.83%) Lotus
8 4 (1.83%) Sage
8 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.83%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.37%) Dell
10 2 (0.91%) BMC
10 2 (0.91%) NetApp
10 2 (0.91%) Remedy
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle
10 2 (0.91%) F5
11 1 (0.46%) Telerik
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
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