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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 164 182 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.88% 19.76% 19.05%
As % of the Vendors category 42.93% 47.40% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 141 150 97
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
382 384 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 41.66% 41.69% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 329 341 263
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Microsoft
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 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +4 117 £32,000 -16.33% 10
Kettering -5 8 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Towcester - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Microsoft 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.

1 129 (43.43%) Windows
2 123 (41.41%) MS Excel
3 103 (34.68%) SQL
4 99 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 63 (21.21%) .NET
6 62 (20.88%) MS Office
7 61 (20.54%) LAN
8 60 (20.20%) WAN
8 60 (20.20%) Hyper-V
9 55 (18.52%) SAN
10 54 (18.18%) Degree
11 51 (17.17%) Cisco
12 49 (16.50%) SharePoint
13 46 (15.49%) C#
14 44 (14.81%) Project Management
15 43 (14.48%) Active Directory
15 43 (14.48%) Citrix
15 43 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (13.13%) Linux
16 39 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (12.79%) ITIL
18 36 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (11.78%) VMware
20 34 (11.45%) HTML
20 34 (11.45%) JavaScript
20 34 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (10.77%) MCP
21 32 (10.77%) ASP.NET
21 32 (10.77%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 23 (7.74%) Apache
4 21 (7.07%) Lync
5 18 (6.06%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.70%) IIS
7 10 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.69%) CMS
9 6 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.35%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.34%) JBoss
14 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 123 (41.41%) MS Excel
2 62 (20.88%) MS Office
3 10 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.68%) MS Project
5 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.01%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.68%) LabWindows
4 4 (1.35%) Sage CRM
5 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (20.54%) LAN
2 60 (20.20%) WAN
3 55 (18.52%) SAN
4 27 (9.09%) DHCP
5 22 (7.41%) Firewall
6 17 (5.72%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.72%) DNS
7 14 (4.71%) Intranet
8 11 (3.70%) VoIP
9 10 (3.37%) LDAP
10 9 (3.03%) Internet
11 8 (2.69%) PBX
12 7 (2.36%) Extranet
13 6 (2.02%) Network Security
13 6 (2.02%) NAS
13 6 (2.02%) Spanning Tree
13 6 (2.02%) MPLS
13 6 (2.02%) VPN
14 5 (1.68%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.68%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (8.08%) MySQL
4 20 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.35%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.35%) SAP BI
9 4 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (6.73%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.01%) JIRA
6 2 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 30 (10.10%) Retail
2 27 (9.09%) Finance
3 21 (7.07%) Law
4 9 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.69%) Marketing
5 8 (2.69%) Games
6 7 (2.36%) Welsh Language
7 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.68%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (38.38%) Analyst
2 55 (18.52%) Developer
3 42 (14.14%) Support Analyst
4 22 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 22 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 16 (5.39%) Software Engineer
7 15 (5.05%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.38%) Junior
9 13 (4.38%) Consultant
10 12 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (4.04%) Server Analyst
10 12 (4.04%) IT Support
10 12 (4.04%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.04%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
11 11 (3.70%) Administrator
11 11 (3.70%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.21%) .NET
2 34 (11.45%) HTML
3 32 (10.77%) ASP.NET
3 32 (10.77%) CSS
4 22 (7.41%) JSON
4 22 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 19 (6.40%) Entity Framework
6 17 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (5.05%) Web Services
7 15 (5.05%) XML
8 9 (3.03%) ISPF
9 8 (2.69%) HTML5
10 7 (2.36%) CSS3
10 7 (2.36%) jQuery
11 5 (1.68%) WinForms
11 5 (1.68%) Velocity
12 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.01%) WCF
13 3 (1.01%) Ajax
14 2 (0.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.74%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.02%) Kindle
6 5 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.68%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.01%) PMI
7 3 (1.01%) Blog
8 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.67%) AS400
8 2 (0.67%) Replication
8 2 (0.67%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.34%) VLE
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 129 (43.43%) Windows
2 39 (13.13%) Linux
3 36 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (8.08%) Windows 7
5 22 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 16 (5.39%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.69%) Android
9 8 (2.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.02%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.34%) UNIX
13 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.81%) Project Management
2 43 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (12.79%) ITIL
4 26 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (7.74%) Agile Project Management
6 21 (7.07%) MVC
6 21 (7.07%) Mentoring
6 21 (7.07%) Software Engineering
7 20 (6.73%) Coaching
7 20 (6.73%) Service Management
8 18 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (6.06%) OO
8 18 (6.06%) CRM
9 17 (5.72%) Service Delivery
9 17 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.05%) OOP
11 15 (5.05%) Software Testing
12 13 (4.38%) ITSM
12 13 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 103 (34.68%) SQL
2 46 (15.49%) C#
3 34 (11.45%) JavaScript
4 30 (10.10%) VB.NET
5 24 (8.08%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.04%) C
8 5 (1.68%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.35%) VB6
9 4 (1.35%) Java
9 4 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (18.18%) Degree
2 39 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (10.77%) MCP
4 20 (6.73%) MCSE
5 11 (3.70%) MCSA
6 9 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.68%) MCAD
9 5 (1.68%) CCNP
9 5 (1.68%) CCNA
9 5 (1.68%) MOS
10 4 (1.35%) MCITP
10 4 (1.35%) VCP5
11 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.01%) PMP
11 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.38%) ISO 9001
2 8 (2.69%) QA
3 7 (2.36%) SLA
4 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (20.20%) Hyper-V
2 43 (14.48%) Active Directory
3 30 (10.10%) XenServer
4 18 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.03%) vSphere
6 6 (2.02%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.68%) Firmware
8 3 (1.01%) XenApp
8 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (8.42%) SCCM
2 5 (1.68%) SCOM
3 2 (0.67%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (17.17%) Cisco
2 43 (14.48%) Citrix
3 35 (11.78%) VMware
4 30 (10.10%) HP
5 27 (9.09%) IBM
6 7 (2.36%) Dell
6 7 (2.36%) LANDesk
7 6 (2.02%) MobileIron
7 6 (2.02%) Lotus
7 6 (2.02%) SAP
8 5 (1.68%) NetApp
9 4 (1.35%) Sage
9 4 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.01%) Mitel
10 3 (1.01%) WatchGuard
11 2 (0.67%) BMC
11 2 (0.67%) Remedy
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle
12 1 (0.34%) Epicor
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: £17000 - £20000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum
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Salary: £14564 - £15311 per annum
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