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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 73 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.97% 6.25% 10.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.72% 21.45% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 56 57
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -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
195 275 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.57% 29.13% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 170 252 178
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -31 16 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Kettering +3 1 £30,000 -57.14%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) MCSE
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 18 (40.00%) MCP
4 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (37.78%) ITIL
6 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 12 (26.67%) VMware
7 12 (26.67%) Degree
8 10 (22.22%) MCSA
9 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.00%) Cisco
9 9 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (20.00%) Lync
9 9 (20.00%) Office 365
10 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
10 8 (17.78%) CCNA
11 7 (15.56%) MS Office
11 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
11 7 (15.56%) .NET
11 7 (15.56%) SCCM
11 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.33%) LANDesk
12 6 (13.33%) SQL
12 6 (13.33%) C
12 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.33%) Service Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.00%) Lync
3 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.11%) CMS
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
1 5 (11.11%) SAN
1 5 (11.11%) Intranet
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
1 5 (11.11%) Extranet
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Electronics
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) Ajax
2 2 (4.44%) JSON
2 2 (4.44%) jQuery
2 2 (4.44%) HTML5
2 2 (4.44%) CSS3
2 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 5 (11.11%) Android
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
7 2 (4.44%) MVC
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 4 (8.89%) VB6
3 4 (8.89%) VB
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) MCSE
2 18 (40.00%) MCP
3 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (26.67%) Degree
4 10 (22.22%) MCSA
5 9 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (17.78%) CCNA
7 5 (11.11%) CCNP
7 5 (11.11%) MCAD
7 5 (11.11%) MCITP
8 4 (8.89%) VCP5
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.44%) MCDST
10 2 (4.44%) CCA
10 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.22%) CCDP
11 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Firmware
2 5 (11.11%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) LANDesk
5 5 (11.11%) MobileIron
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Lotus
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, relaxed
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Larson Group
Posted: Yesterday