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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 75 53 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.80% 8.37% 11.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.12% 32.92% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 67 48 73
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
339 161 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 35.28% 25.43% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 300 148 263
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,225 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -2 59 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Brackley -2 11 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Daventry - 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 125 (91.91%) Microsoft
2 105 (77.21%) Windows
3 86 (63.24%) ITIL
4 80 (58.82%) MCSE
5 77 (56.62%) Active Directory
6 74 (54.41%) MCSA
6 74 (54.41%) VMware
7 72 (52.94%) MS Exchange
8 64 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 63 (46.32%) Hyper-V
10 58 (42.65%) DNS
11 56 (41.18%) MCITP
12 53 (38.97%) MCP
13 51 (37.50%) MS Excel
14 49 (36.03%) TCP/IP
15 48 (35.29%) DHCP
15 48 (35.29%) CCNA
15 48 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
16 47 (34.56%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (30.88%) Cisco
18 38 (27.94%) Firewall
19 36 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (22.79%) Retail
22 30 (22.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 30 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
23 28 (20.59%) MS Office
24 26 (19.12%) Windows 7
25 25 (18.38%) ITIL V3
26 24 (17.65%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 72 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 47 (34.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (5.88%) Lync
7 4 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.21%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (42.65%) DNS
2 49 (36.03%) TCP/IP
3 48 (35.29%) DHCP
4 38 (27.94%) Firewall
5 10 (7.35%) VPN
6 7 (5.15%) VLAN
7 5 (3.68%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.94%) SAN
8 4 (2.94%) Intranet
8 4 (2.94%) Internet
8 4 (2.94%) Extranet
9 3 (2.21%) WAN
10 2 (1.47%) LAN
11 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 31 (22.79%) Retail
2 12 (8.82%) Legal
3 3 (2.21%) Law
4 2 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (22.79%) Analyst
2 21 (15.44%) Team Leader
3 19 (13.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) Developer
4 17 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 16 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Network Analyst
7 14 (10.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (9.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 11 (8.09%) Exchange Specialist
9 11 (8.09%) Consultant
9 11 (8.09%) SQL Developer
10 9 (6.62%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (6.62%) Network Manager
10 9 (6.62%) Network Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) .NET
2 10 (7.35%) HTML
2 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
2 10 (7.35%) CSS
2 10 (7.35%) XML
3 7 (5.15%) WCF
4 5 (3.68%) XHTML
4 5 (3.68%) XSL
4 5 (3.68%) Ajax
4 5 (3.68%) jQuery
4 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.68%) Silverlight
5 4 (2.94%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.21%) Web Services
6 3 (2.21%) WinForms
7 2 (1.47%) WPF
8 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Clustering
2 5 (3.68%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.94%) iPhone
4 3 (2.21%) Replication
4 3 (2.21%) Kindle
4 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 105 (77.21%) Windows
2 36 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (19.12%) Windows 7
5 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.35%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.62%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.94%) Android
8 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (63.24%) ITIL
2 25 (18.38%) ITIL V3
3 19 (13.97%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.09%) Unit Testing
5 10 (7.35%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.15%) UML
6 7 (5.15%) TDD
7 6 (4.41%) Migration
7 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.68%) Project Management
8 5 (3.68%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.68%) Web Development
9 4 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.94%) Android Development
9 4 (2.94%) iOS Development
9 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.24%) SQL
2 13 (9.56%) C#
3 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.47%) C
5 2 (1.47%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (58.82%) MCSE
2 74 (54.41%) MCSA
3 56 (41.18%) MCITP
4 53 (38.97%) MCP
5 48 (35.29%) CCNA
5 48 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (22.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (17.65%) MCTS
8 12 (8.82%) CCA
8 12 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
8 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 9 (6.62%) HND
9 9 (6.62%) MCAD
10 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.94%) HNC
12 3 (2.21%) VCAP
12 3 (2.21%) VTSP
12 3 (2.21%) NCDA
12 3 (2.21%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 77 (56.62%) Active Directory
2 63 (46.32%) Hyper-V
3 30 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.62%) XenApp
4 9 (6.62%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.68%) vSphere
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.47%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) SCCM
1 4 (2.94%) SCOM
2 3 (2.21%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.47%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView
4 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.74%) SCSM
4 1 (0.74%) OVSD
Vendors
1 125 (91.91%) Microsoft
2 74 (54.41%) VMware
3 42 (30.88%) Cisco
4 10 (7.35%) Citrix
5 6 (4.41%) HP
6 5 (3.68%) Altiris
7 4 (2.94%) NetApp
8 3 (2.21%) Dell
8 3 (2.21%) AppSense
8 3 (2.21%) Veeam
9 2 (1.47%) Remedy
10 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.74%) Fortinet
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Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Paension, Private Healthcare.
Posted: 25 days ago