The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 125 160 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.01% 17.49% 16.88%
As % of the Vendors category 41.25% 41.99% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 92 149 134
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
303 381 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 41.22% 41.64% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 177 342 335
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northamptonshire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 97 £31,750 -2.30% 4
Kettering +10 18 £28,000 -30.00% 3
Corby -4 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 95 (38.31%) SQL Server
2 93 (37.50%) Windows
3 91 (36.69%) SQL
4 85 (34.27%) MS Excel
5 65 (26.21%) .NET
6 59 (23.79%) MS Office
7 53 (21.37%) ITIL
8 48 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 47 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (18.55%) Windows Server
10 46 (18.55%) SAN
11 44 (17.74%) SharePoint
11 44 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (17.34%) C#
12 43 (17.34%) Hyper-V
13 40 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 37 (14.92%) VMware
15 34 (13.71%) Mentoring
16 32 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (12.50%) ASP.NET
18 29 (11.69%) Citrix
19 26 (10.48%) Legal
19 26 (10.48%) Incident Management
20 25 (10.08%) Service Delivery
21 24 (9.68%) Firewall
21 24 (9.68%) Cisco
21 24 (9.68%) Linux
22 23 (9.27%) SCCM
22 23 (9.27%) PowerShell
23 22 (8.87%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.63%) Apache
7 9 (3.63%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.42%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.81%) IIS
11 2 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 85 (34.27%) MS Excel
2 59 (23.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Project
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.03%) Visualfiles
3 8 (3.23%) Infor M3
4 4 (1.61%) LabWindows
5 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.40%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.03%) Office 365
3 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.55%) SAN
2 24 (9.68%) Firewall
3 17 (6.85%) DNS
4 16 (6.45%) WAN
5 15 (6.05%) DHCP
5 15 (6.05%) LAN
5 15 (6.05%) TCP/IP
6 13 (5.24%) Wireless
7 10 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (3.23%) Intranet
9 7 (2.82%) VoIP
10 6 (2.42%) Skype
11 4 (1.61%) RS-232
12 3 (1.21%) Internet
12 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.81%) VPN
13 2 (0.81%) WLAN
14 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (38.31%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.05%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (6.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.63%) MS Access
7 9 (3.63%) MySQL
8 8 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.02%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.02%) OLAP
10 5 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (2.02%) Power BI
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.81%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.42%) NUnit
4 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 26 (10.48%) Legal
2 18 (7.26%) Retail
3 14 (5.65%) Finance
4 9 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.42%) Law
5 6 (2.42%) Welsh Language
6 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.61%) Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Electronics
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (29.03%) Analyst
2 66 (26.61%) Developer
3 39 (15.73%) Support Analyst
4 20 (8.06%) Applications Support
5 19 (7.66%) Service Analyst
6 18 (7.26%) .NET Developer
7 17 (6.85%) Administrator
7 17 (6.85%) Architect
7 17 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.65%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (5.24%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 12 (4.84%) Server Support
11 12 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
12 11 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
12 11 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.21%) .NET
2 31 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.05%) HTML
4 12 (4.84%) Classic ASP
4 12 (4.84%) CSS
5 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (3.63%) jQuery
6 9 (3.63%) WinForms
7 8 (3.23%) Ajax
7 8 (3.23%) LINQ
7 8 (3.23%) Web Services
7 8 (3.23%) WPF
8 6 (2.42%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.02%) MDX
9 5 (2.02%) WCF
10 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (0.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.85%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.85%) iPad
3 10 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.02%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 93 (37.50%) Windows
2 46 (18.55%) Windows Server
3 24 (9.68%) Linux
4 17 (6.85%) Windows 7
4 17 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.84%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.42%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.81%) Unix
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.37%) ITIL
2 44 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (13.71%) Mentoring
4 32 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (10.48%) Incident Management
6 25 (10.08%) Service Delivery
7 22 (8.87%) Server Virtualisation
8 19 (7.66%) MVC
9 17 (6.85%) Scrum
10 16 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.65%) Service Management
12 11 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (4.44%) CRM
12 11 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.03%) Case Management
13 10 (4.03%) ERP
14 9 (3.63%) High Availability
14 9 (3.63%) Software Testing
14 9 (3.63%) Unit Testing
15 8 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.69%) SQL
2 43 (17.34%) C#
3 23 (9.27%) PowerShell
4 22 (8.87%) VB.NET
5 19 (7.66%) Java
6 17 (6.85%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.45%) VB
8 12 (4.84%) VB6
8 12 (4.84%) VBA
9 7 (2.82%) C
10 6 (2.42%) F#
11 5 (2.02%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.61%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.40%) C++
13 1 (0.40%) PHP
13 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.26%) CCNA
2 18 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (7.26%) Degree
3 10 (4.03%) MCITP
3 10 (4.03%) MCP
4 8 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.23%) MCSE
4 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) MCSA
7 4 (1.61%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.21%) CCENT
8 3 (1.21%) CISM
8 3 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.21%) HND
8 3 (1.21%) SSCP
9 2 (0.81%) CCA
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.34%) Hyper-V
3 20 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (6.45%) XenServer
5 11 (4.44%) XenApp
6 8 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.61%) Firmware
8 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (9.27%) SCCM
2 8 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (14.92%) VMware
2 29 (11.69%) Citrix
3 24 (9.68%) Cisco
4 15 (6.05%) hybris
5 12 (4.84%) HP
5 12 (4.84%) NetApp
6 11 (4.44%) Meraki
7 10 (4.03%) IBM
8 8 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.23%) Telerik
9 4 (1.61%) Remedy
10 3 (1.21%) BMC
10 3 (1.21%) Brocade
10 3 (1.21%) Lotus
10 3 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.21%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.81%) Google
11 2 (0.81%) Nintex
12 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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