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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 68 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 59 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.66% 6.68% 6.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.85% 21.53% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 55 43
Average salary £27,750 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.97% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £51,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
219 274 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.23% 31.03% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 196 255 131
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -38 13 £21,250 -43.33% 2
Kettering - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (58.33%) MCP
4 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (47.22%) MCSE
6 16 (44.44%) SCCM
7 15 (41.67%) MCSA
8 12 (33.33%) MS Office
8 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 10 (27.78%) VMware
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
12 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
13 6 (16.67%) vSphere
13 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 6 (16.67%) SAN
14 5 (13.89%) Firewall
14 5 (13.89%) CCNP
14 5 (13.89%) Retail
14 5 (13.89%) LANDesk
15 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
15 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.11%) Lync
5 3 (8.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) Ajax
1 2 (5.56%) JSON
1 2 (5.56%) jQuery
1 2 (5.56%) HTML5
1 2 (5.56%) CSS3
1 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Android
4 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) VB6
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) MCP
2 17 (47.22%) MCSE
3 15 (41.67%) MCSA
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (13.89%) CCNP
7 4 (11.11%) CCNA
7 4 (11.11%) MCITP
7 4 (11.11%) VCP5
8 3 (8.33%) Degree
8 3 (8.33%) MCDST
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.56%) MCAD
10 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) LANDesk
5 4 (11.11%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago