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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 112 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.06% 18.86% 19.61%
As % of the Vendors category 44.57% 48.70% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 102 109 60
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £23,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,600
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
258 230 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 47.25% 38.72% 46.78%
Number of salaries quoted 235 218 151
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,350 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,000 £52,500
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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 109 (44.67%) MS Excel
2 100 (40.98%) SQL Server
3 95 (38.93%) Windows
4 85 (34.84%) SQL
5 61 (25.00%) .NET
6 47 (19.26%) MS Office
7 46 (18.85%) ITIL
8 44 (18.03%) C#
9 41 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (16.39%) Degree
11 37 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (14.75%) Cisco
13 34 (13.93%) ASP.NET
13 34 (13.93%) LAN
13 34 (13.93%) WAN
14 33 (13.52%) SharePoint
14 33 (13.52%) HTML
14 33 (13.52%) Active Directory
14 33 (13.52%) Hyper-V
15 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (12.70%) JavaScript
16 30 (12.30%) Citrix
16 30 (12.30%) SAN
17 29 (11.89%) CSS
17 29 (11.89%) MCP
17 29 (11.89%) Coaching
17 29 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (11.48%) Project Management
19 27 (11.07%) VB.NET
20 26 (10.66%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (13.52%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.20%) Tomcat
3 19 (7.79%) Apache
4 16 (6.56%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.51%) Lync
6 8 (3.28%) CMS
6 8 (3.28%) IIS
7 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.41%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 109 (44.67%) MS Excel
2 47 (19.26%) MS Office
3 5 (2.05%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) Mingle
5 2 (0.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.64%) Sage CRM
4 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.93%) LAN
1 34 (13.93%) WAN
2 30 (12.30%) SAN
3 15 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.74%) DHCP
5 13 (5.33%) Firewall
6 10 (4.10%) DNS
7 5 (2.05%) Intranet
7 5 (2.05%) Internet
7 5 (2.05%) VoIP
7 5 (2.05%) MPLS
7 5 (2.05%) VLAN
7 5 (2.05%) Network Security
8 4 (1.64%) VPN
9 3 (1.23%) SSL
9 3 (1.23%) Extranet
9 3 (1.23%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.23%) HSRP
10 2 (0.82%) WLAN
10 2 (0.82%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (7.79%) MySQL
4 13 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (4.10%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (1.64%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.64%) SAP BI
11 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.64%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (1.64%) Firebug
3 4 (1.64%) Fiddler
3 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.82%) JIRA
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (10.66%) Finance
2 18 (7.38%) Retail
3 13 (5.33%) Law
4 11 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.87%) Marketing
6 6 (2.46%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (42.62%) Analyst
2 44 (18.03%) Developer
3 34 (13.93%) Support Analyst
4 24 (9.84%) Service Analyst
5 20 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (7.38%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.97%) SQL DBA
7 17 (6.97%) 1st Line Support
7 17 (6.97%) DBA
8 16 (6.56%) Applications Support
8 16 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (6.15%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
10 12 (4.92%) Consultant
10 12 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.92%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 10 (4.10%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.00%) .NET
2 34 (13.93%) ASP.NET
3 33 (13.52%) HTML
4 29 (11.89%) CSS
5 21 (8.61%) JSON
6 18 (7.38%) .NET Framework
7 16 (6.56%) XML
8 13 (5.33%) HTML5
8 13 (5.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (4.92%) jQuery
10 11 (4.51%) CSS3
11 9 (3.69%) WinForms
11 9 (3.69%) Velocity
12 8 (3.28%) WCF
12 8 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (2.87%) Web Services
14 6 (2.46%) XHTML
15 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (1.64%) NHibernate
16 4 (1.64%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.51%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.23%) Blog
8 2 (0.82%) Kindle
8 2 (0.82%) PMI
8 2 (0.82%) AS400
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) VLE
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 95 (38.93%) Windows
2 29 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (9.84%) Linux
4 19 (7.79%) Windows 7
5 15 (6.15%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.28%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.87%) Android
8 7 (2.87%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.05%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.05%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.85%) ITIL
2 41 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.89%) Coaching
4 28 (11.48%) Project Management
5 23 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 21 (8.61%) CRM
7 19 (7.79%) Service Management
7 19 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (7.38%) Agile Project Management
9 17 (6.97%) MVC
10 14 (5.74%) ITSM
10 14 (5.74%) Software Testing
11 13 (5.33%) Business Continuity
11 13 (5.33%) Validation
12 12 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.51%) OO
14 10 (4.10%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.10%) ERP
14 10 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (4.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.84%) SQL
2 44 (18.03%) C#
3 31 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.07%) VB.NET
5 24 (9.84%) PowerShell
6 18 (7.38%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.56%) C
8 2 (0.82%) C++
8 2 (0.82%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (16.39%) Degree
2 37 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (11.89%) MCP
4 19 (7.79%) MCSE
5 18 (7.38%) SC Cleared
5 18 (7.38%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (3.28%) MCSA
9 7 (2.87%) MOS
9 7 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.87%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.46%) CCNA
11 4 (1.64%) ISEB
11 4 (1.64%) CCNP
11 4 (1.64%) PMP
11 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.64%) MCITP
11 4 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.10%) QA
3 8 (3.28%) SLA
4 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (13.52%) Active Directory
1 33 (13.52%) Hyper-V
2 20 (8.20%) XenServer
3 8 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.46%) vSphere
4 6 (2.46%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.51%) SCCM
2 6 (2.46%) SCOM
3 4 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.82%) WSUS
5 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (14.75%) Cisco
2 30 (12.30%) Citrix
3 25 (10.25%) HP
4 23 (9.43%) IBM
5 18 (7.38%) VMware
6 7 (2.87%) Dell
7 6 (2.46%) LANDesk
7 6 (2.46%) SAP
8 5 (2.05%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.05%) NetApp
9 4 (1.64%) Lotus
9 4 (1.64%) Sage
9 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.64%) WatchGuard
9 4 (1.64%) Mitel
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle
10 3 (1.23%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.82%) BMC
11 2 (0.82%) Remedy
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
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Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexi working etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: DOE + On-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: From £15,000 to £19,999 per annum
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