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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.91% 7.52% 7.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 25.40% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 62 46
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
191 252 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.46% 29.61% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 166 234 126
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 16 £30,000 -21.05% 3
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 20 (50.00%) MCP
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 16 (40.00%) MCSE
6 13 (32.50%) MCSA
6 13 (32.50%) SCCM
7 11 (27.50%) MS Office
7 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (17.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.00%) SAN
12 6 (15.00%) LANDesk
12 6 (15.00%) Lync
12 6 (15.00%) Office 365
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.00%) vSphere
13 5 (12.50%) Mac OS
13 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (12.50%) MobileIron

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Lync
4 5 (12.50%) CMS
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) Intranet
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) Extranet
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Electronics
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (15.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) Ajax
2 2 (5.00%) JSON
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) HTML5
2 2 (5.00%) CSS3
2 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.50%) Android
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
1 5 (12.50%) VB
1 5 (12.50%) VB6
2 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (7.50%) C
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) MCP
2 16 (40.00%) MCSE
3 13 (32.50%) MCSA
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (17.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (17.50%) Degree
6 5 (12.50%) MCAD
6 5 (12.50%) CCNP
6 5 (12.50%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) VCP5
8 2 (5.00%) MCDST
8 2 (5.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.50%) CCDP
9 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) Firmware
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) LANDesk
5 5 (12.50%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday