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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 68 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.44% 6.82% 7.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 20.13% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 55 43
Average salary £25,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
250 303 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.62% 33.85% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 230 276 143
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,125 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 12 £24,625 -35.19% 2
Kettering - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 19 (55.88%) MCP
4 17 (50.00%) MCSE
5 16 (47.06%) SCCM
6 15 (44.12%) MCSA
7 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
8 12 (35.29%) MS Office
8 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
9 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 10 (29.41%) ITIL
9 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
10 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
10 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (20.59%) Cisco
12 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
13 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
13 6 (17.65%) Finance
13 6 (17.65%) SAN
13 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (17.65%) vSphere
14 5 (14.71%) Retail
14 5 (14.71%) MCDST
14 5 (14.71%) Firewall
14 5 (14.71%) CCNP
14 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
15 4 (11.76%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.76%) Lync
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Law
3 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
1 12 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) Ajax
1 2 (5.88%) JSON
1 2 (5.88%) jQuery
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
1 2 (5.88%) CSS3
1 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VB
2 2 (5.88%) VB6
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) MCP
2 17 (50.00%) MCSE
3 15 (44.12%) MCSA
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (14.71%) MCDST
6 5 (14.71%) CCNP
7 4 (11.76%) CCNA
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (11.76%) MCITP
7 4 (11.76%) VCP5
8 3 (8.82%) Degree
9 2 (5.88%) MCAD
10 1 (2.94%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) Firmware
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
4 3 (8.82%) MobileIron
5 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Veeam
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago