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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 47 38 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 30 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.13% 5.07% 10.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.50% 15.96% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 66
Average salary £32,500 £34,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.10% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £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
269 188 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.50% 31.76% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 245 159 232
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -5 26 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Towcester - 5 £34,500 -
Brackley -1 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Wellingborough -2 2 £39,000 - 1
Daventry - 2 £21,000 -
Kettering -9 1 £29,000 -51.66% 1
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 114 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 77 (64.17%) Windows
3 69 (57.50%) ITIL
4 67 (55.83%) MCSE
5 58 (48.33%) Active Directory
6 56 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 47 (39.17%) MCITP
8 44 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 42 (35.00%) VMware
9 42 (35.00%) Hyper-V
10 41 (34.17%) MCP
11 40 (33.33%) MCSA
11 40 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 37 (30.83%) DNS
13 35 (29.17%) TCP/IP
14 33 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (25.83%) Windows 7
16 29 (24.17%) SLA
17 28 (23.33%) DHCP
17 28 (23.33%) MS Office
18 27 (22.50%) Service Delivery
18 27 (22.50%) CCNA
18 27 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
19 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (19.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 22 (18.33%) MCTS
22 21 (17.50%) Cisco
23 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (15.83%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.17%) Lync
6 8 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.50%) SAS
10 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 28 (23.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.83%) DNS
2 35 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 28 (23.33%) DHCP
4 15 (12.50%) Firewall
5 11 (9.17%) VPN
6 9 (7.50%) VLAN
6 9 (7.50%) Internet
7 7 (5.83%) Extranet
7 7 (5.83%) Intranet
8 6 (5.00%) SAN
9 5 (4.17%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.33%) LAN
10 4 (3.33%) WAN
11 2 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.00%) Retail
2 11 (9.17%) Legal
3 5 (4.17%) Electronics
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.67%) Finance
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) Analyst
2 17 (14.17%) Team Leader
2 17 (14.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 14 (11.67%) Service Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Consultant
5 11 (9.17%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.17%) Architect
10 5 (4.17%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.50%) WCF
3 3 (2.50%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.50%) jQuery
3 3 (2.50%) HTML
3 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.50%) CSS
3 3 (2.50%) Web Services
3 3 (2.50%) XML
3 3 (2.50%) XSL
3 3 (2.50%) WinForms
3 3 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.83%) Clustering
3 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.50%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 77 (64.17%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (25.83%) Windows 7
4 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.17%) Windows Vista
7 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.50%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.83%) UNIX
10 1 (0.83%) Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.50%) ITIL
2 27 (22.50%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.67%) Service Management
4 7 (5.83%) Coaching
5 6 (5.00%) ITSM
5 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.50%) Scrum
8 3 (2.50%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.50%) Web Development
8 3 (2.50%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (2.50%) Business Analytics
8 3 (2.50%) Analytics
8 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.50%) Migration
8 3 (2.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) C
1 13 (10.83%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) C#
2 6 (5.00%) VB
3 5 (4.17%) MATLAB
4 4 (3.33%) VB6
5 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (55.83%) MCSE
2 47 (39.17%) MCITP
3 41 (34.17%) MCP
4 40 (33.33%) MCSA
5 27 (22.50%) CCNA
5 27 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (19.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (18.33%) MCTS
8 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 15 (12.50%) CCA
9 15 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (10.00%) Degree
11 11 (9.17%) HND
12 6 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (4.17%) CCEE
13 5 (4.17%) MCAD
14 3 (2.50%) VCDX
14 3 (2.50%) NCDA
14 3 (2.50%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.17%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 42 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.17%) Firmware
5 5 (4.17%) XenApp
5 5 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.17%) vSphere
6 2 (1.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) SCCM
1 7 (5.83%) SCOM
2 5 (4.17%) XenMobile
3 4 (3.33%) SCSM
3 4 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.67%) OpenView
4 2 (1.67%) OVSD
4 2 (1.67%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 114 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (35.00%) VMware
3 21 (17.50%) Cisco
4 7 (5.83%) Citrix
5 6 (5.00%) HP
6 5 (4.17%) AppSense
7 4 (3.33%) NetApp
8 3 (2.50%) Veeam
9 2 (1.67%) Remedy
9 2 (1.67%) Dell
10 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.83%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.83%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
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CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago