The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 66 48 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.06% 7.37% 10.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 30.38% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 60
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
319 158 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 34.12% 24.27% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 280 142 237
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northamptonshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 54 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Brackley -1 8 £38,750 +19.23%
Daventry - 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 115 (90.55%) Microsoft
2 100 (78.74%) Windows
3 80 (62.99%) ITIL
4 73 (57.48%) MCSE
4 73 (57.48%) MCSA
5 71 (55.91%) MS Exchange
5 71 (55.91%) Active Directory
5 71 (55.91%) VMware
6 62 (48.82%) SQL Server
7 58 (45.67%) Hyper-V
8 55 (43.31%) DNS
9 52 (40.94%) MCITP
10 51 (40.16%) MCP
11 48 (37.80%) DHCP
11 48 (37.80%) TCP/IP
12 46 (36.22%) CCNA
12 46 (36.22%) Cisco Certification
12 46 (36.22%) MS Excel
13 45 (35.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 42 (33.07%) Cisco
15 39 (30.71%) Firewall
16 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (25.98%) Retail
19 27 (21.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 27 (21.26%) ITIL V3
20 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (20.47%) MS Office
21 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
22 21 (16.54%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (55.91%) MS Exchange
2 45 (35.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (5.51%) Lync
8 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.57%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (36.22%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.47%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (43.31%) DNS
2 48 (37.80%) DHCP
2 48 (37.80%) TCP/IP
3 39 (30.71%) Firewall
4 7 (5.51%) VPN
5 6 (4.72%) VLAN
6 5 (3.94%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.15%) Intranet
7 4 (3.15%) Internet
7 4 (3.15%) Extranet
8 2 (1.57%) SAN
8 2 (1.57%) WAN
9 1 (0.79%) LAN
9 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (48.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.72%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.57%) NUnit
3 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 33 (25.98%) Retail
2 9 (7.09%) Legal
3 3 (2.36%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) Analyst
2 19 (14.96%) Team Leader
3 18 (14.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (13.39%) Developer
5 16 (12.60%) Network Analyst
6 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (11.81%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 15 (11.81%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 11 (8.66%) Exchange Specialist
7 11 (8.66%) SQL Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Consultant
8 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (7.87%) Network Manager
8 10 (7.87%) Network Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) .NET
2 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
2 12 (9.45%) CSS
2 12 (9.45%) XML
2 12 (9.45%) HTML
3 7 (5.51%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.51%) WCF
3 7 (5.51%) XHTML
4 5 (3.94%) XSL
4 5 (3.94%) Silverlight
4 5 (3.94%) jQuery
4 5 (3.94%) Ajax
5 4 (3.15%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.36%) WinForms
6 3 (2.36%) Web Services
7 2 (1.57%) WPF
8 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) N-Tier
1 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.72%) Clustering
3 4 (3.15%) iPhone
4 3 (2.36%) Kindle
4 3 (2.36%) Replication
5 2 (1.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 100 (78.74%) Windows
2 37 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
5 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.45%) Windows XP
7 10 (7.87%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.15%) Android
8 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (62.99%) ITIL
2 27 (21.26%) ITIL V3
3 14 (11.02%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
5 11 (8.66%) Data Modelling
6 9 (7.09%) UML
6 9 (7.09%) TDD
7 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.72%) Migration
9 5 (3.94%) Project Management
9 5 (3.94%) Web Development
9 5 (3.94%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (3.15%) Android Development
10 4 (3.15%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.15%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.15%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.36%) Change Control
11 3 (2.36%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.36%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) C#
3 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (57.48%) MCSE
1 73 (57.48%) MCSA
2 52 (40.94%) MCITP
3 51 (40.16%) MCP
4 46 (36.22%) CCNA
4 46 (36.22%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (21.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (16.54%) MCTS
7 11 (8.66%) MCAD
7 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
7 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
8 9 (7.09%) CCA
8 9 (7.09%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (4.72%) HND
11 4 (3.15%) HNC
11 4 (3.15%) Degree
12 3 (2.36%) VCDX
12 3 (2.36%) NCDA
12 3 (2.36%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.57%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 71 (55.91%) Active Directory
2 58 (45.67%) Hyper-V
3 26 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.09%) XenApp
4 9 (7.09%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.94%) vSphere
6 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.57%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.57%) SCOM
2 2 (1.57%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 115 (90.55%) Microsoft
2 71 (55.91%) VMware
3 42 (33.07%) Cisco
4 10 (7.87%) Citrix
5 5 (3.94%) Altiris
6 4 (3.15%) HP
7 3 (2.36%) Dell
7 3 (2.36%) NetApp
7 3 (2.36%) Veeam
7 3 (2.36%) AppSense
8 2 (1.57%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
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