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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 59 39 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.82% 6.57% 11.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.56% 21.43% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 75
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £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
336 182 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.14% 30.64% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 310 154 249
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £70,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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
(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 43 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Brackley - 7 £37,500 -
Daventry - 2 £21,000 -
Towcester - 2 £31,250 -
Wellingborough -2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Kettering -6 1 £29,000 -44.76%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 117 (94.35%) Microsoft
2 87 (70.16%) Windows
3 73 (58.87%) ITIL
4 72 (58.06%) MCSE
5 61 (49.19%) Active Directory
6 56 (45.16%) MS Excel
7 53 (42.74%) MCITP
8 51 (41.13%) VMware
9 47 (37.90%) SQL Server
10 46 (37.10%) MCSA
10 46 (37.10%) Hyper-V
11 45 (36.29%) MS Exchange
12 43 (34.68%) MCP
13 40 (32.26%) DNS
14 38 (30.65%) TCP/IP
15 35 (28.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (26.61%) Windows 7
17 30 (24.19%) DHCP
17 30 (24.19%) SLA
18 29 (23.39%) CCNA
18 29 (23.39%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (23.39%) MS Office
18 29 (23.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 28 (22.58%) Service Delivery
20 27 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2010
21 26 (20.97%) MCTS
22 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
23 23 (18.55%) Cisco
24 21 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 45 (36.29%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (16.13%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.06%) Lync
6 7 (5.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.03%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.42%) SAS
8 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 29 (23.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Office 365
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.26%) DNS
2 38 (30.65%) TCP/IP
3 30 (24.19%) DHCP
4 17 (13.71%) Firewall
5 12 (9.68%) VPN
6 9 (7.26%) VLAN
7 8 (6.45%) Internet
8 7 (5.65%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.84%) Extranet
9 6 (4.84%) SAN
9 6 (4.84%) Intranet
10 4 (3.23%) LAN
10 4 (3.23%) WAN
11 2 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.29%) Retail
2 12 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (1.61%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.84%) Analyst
2 17 (13.71%) Team Leader
2 17 (13.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 15 (12.10%) Service Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Consultant
5 13 (10.48%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.45%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.65%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (4.03%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Architect
11 5 (4.03%) SQL Database Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) .NET
1 5 (4.03%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.42%) WCF
2 3 (2.42%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.42%) jQuery
2 3 (2.42%) HTML
2 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.42%) CSS
2 3 (2.42%) Web Services
2 3 (2.42%) XML
2 3 (2.42%) XSL
2 3 (2.42%) WinForms
2 3 (2.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.65%) Clustering
3 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.42%) Replication
4 2 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 87 (70.16%) Windows
2 35 (28.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (26.61%) Windows 7
4 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.87%) Windows Vista
7 8 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.61%) Android
10 1 (0.81%) UNIX
10 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (58.87%) ITIL
2 28 (22.58%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.29%) Service Management
4 8 (6.45%) ITIL V3
5 7 (5.65%) Coaching
6 6 (4.84%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.84%) ITSM
6 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.03%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.42%) Web Development
9 3 (2.42%) Scrum
9 3 (2.42%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.42%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (2.42%) Business Analytics
9 3 (2.42%) Analytics
9 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.42%) Migration
9 3 (2.42%) Data Modelling
10 2 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.10%) SQL
2 10 (8.06%) C
3 6 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.42%) VB
5 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.61%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 72 (58.06%) MCSE
2 53 (42.74%) MCITP
3 46 (37.10%) MCSA
4 43 (34.68%) MCP
5 29 (23.39%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (23.39%) CCNA
5 29 (23.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (20.97%) MCTS
7 18 (14.52%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
8 16 (12.90%) CCA
8 16 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (9.68%) HND
10 8 (6.45%) Degree
11 5 (4.03%) CCEE
11 5 (4.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.42%) VCDX
12 3 (2.42%) NCDA
12 3 (2.42%) NCIE
12 3 (2.42%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.19%) SLA
2 6 (4.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (49.19%) Active Directory
2 46 (37.10%) Hyper-V
3 27 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.45%) XenApp
4 8 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 7 (5.65%) vSphere
5 7 (5.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.42%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.61%) Firmware
7 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) SCOM
2 7 (5.65%) SCCM
3 5 (4.03%) XenMobile
4 4 (3.23%) SCSM
4 4 (3.23%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.61%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.61%) OpenView
5 2 (1.61%) OVSD
Vendors
1 117 (94.35%) Microsoft
2 51 (41.13%) VMware
3 23 (18.55%) Cisco
4 11 (8.87%) Citrix
5 6 (4.84%) HP
6 5 (4.03%) AppSense
7 4 (3.23%) NetApp
8 3 (2.42%) Remedy
8 3 (2.42%) Dell
8 3 (2.42%) Veeam
9 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
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