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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 52 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.19% 4.98% 11.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.22% 17.07% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 51
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
205 246 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.39% 29.15% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 183 229 174
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -4 20 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Towcester - 2 £36,500 -
Kettering -4 1 £30,000 -57.14%
Wellingborough - 1 £38,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 73 (93.59%) Microsoft
2 43 (55.13%) ITIL
3 40 (51.28%) Windows
4 37 (47.44%) MCSE
5 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 35 (44.87%) MS Excel
7 32 (41.03%) MCP
8 20 (25.64%) VMware
9 19 (24.36%) SLA
10 18 (23.08%) MCSA
11 17 (21.79%) MS Exchange
11 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
11 17 (21.79%) Service Delivery
11 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
12 15 (19.23%) MCITP
12 15 (19.23%) MS Office
12 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (17.95%) CCNA
13 14 (17.95%) Service Management
13 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
13 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (16.67%) C
14 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 12 (15.38%) Degree
16 11 (14.10%) SCCM
16 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
16 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
16 11 (14.10%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (21.79%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.97%) Lync
6 5 (6.41%) CMS
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (44.87%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
2 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.26%) DHCP
4 7 (8.97%) LAN
4 7 (8.97%) WAN
4 7 (8.97%) Internet
5 6 (7.69%) SAN
6 5 (6.41%) Intranet
6 5 (6.41%) Extranet
6 5 (6.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.13%) Firewall
8 3 (3.85%) VLAN
9 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.41%) Legal
1 5 (6.41%) Electronics
2 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Customer Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.56%) jQuery
3 2 (2.56%) HTML5
3 2 (2.56%) CSS3
3 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) Ajax
3 2 (2.56%) JSON
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.41%) Android
6 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.28%) UNIX
9 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.95%) Service Management
4 7 (8.97%) Coaching
5 6 (7.69%) ITSM
6 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.56%) Operations Management
9 2 (2.56%) Benchmarking
9 2 (2.56%) MOF
9 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.56%) MVC
9 2 (2.56%) Validation
9 2 (2.56%) Release Management
9 2 (2.56%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) High Availability
9 2 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) C
2 10 (12.82%) SQL
3 5 (6.41%) C#
3 5 (6.41%) MATLAB
4 4 (5.13%) VB6
4 4 (5.13%) VB
5 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (47.44%) MCSE
2 32 (41.03%) MCP
3 18 (23.08%) MCSA
4 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (19.23%) MCITP
5 14 (17.95%) CCNA
6 13 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (15.38%) Degree
8 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
8 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
9 8 (10.26%) CCA
9 8 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (8.97%) MCTS
11 6 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (6.41%) MCAD
12 5 (6.41%) HND
13 3 (3.85%) VCP4
14 2 (2.56%) CCEE
14 2 (2.56%) MCDST
15 1 (1.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.41%) Firmware
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) XenApp
7 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (5.13%) SCOrch
3 4 (5.13%) SCSM
4 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.56%) OpenView
4 2 (2.56%) OVSD
4 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 73 (93.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) VMware
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco
4 6 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 5 (6.41%) MobileIron
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 3 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) AppSense
9 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.28%) Dell
9 1 (1.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.28%) Remedy
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