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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 141 169 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.08% 18.31% 25.23%
As % of the Vendors category 40.17% 46.69% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 132 147 124
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
351 362 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 37.54% 39.22% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 323 323 276
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 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 28 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 -3 104 £32,500 -2.98% 4
Brackley -1 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Towcester +2 7 £21,500 -4.44% 4
Corby - 3 £20,500 - 1
Kettering -11 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Wellingborough - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 133 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 130 (42.21%) Windows
3 127 (41.23%) SQL Server
4 118 (38.31%) SQL
5 102 (33.12%) .NET
6 76 (24.68%) C#
7 69 (22.40%) MS Office
8 53 (17.21%) ASP.NET
9 52 (16.88%) SharePoint
9 52 (16.88%) SAN
10 46 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 45 (14.61%) Hyper-V
11 45 (14.61%) ITIL
12 41 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (12.66%) Management Information System
14 38 (12.34%) VMware
14 38 (12.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (11.69%) Retail
15 36 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (11.69%) .NET Framework
15 36 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (11.36%) Degree
16 35 (11.36%) Scrum
16 35 (11.36%) MVC
16 35 (11.36%) Citrix
17 34 (11.04%) XML
18 33 (10.71%) Active Directory
18 33 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (10.39%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (16.88%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.92%) Apache
5 9 (2.92%) Lync
6 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.62%) IIS
9 4 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.65%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 133 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 69 (22.40%) MS Office
3 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.97%) Mingle
5 3 (0.97%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.25%) Office 365
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.88%) SAN
2 29 (9.42%) LAN
2 29 (9.42%) WAN
3 20 (6.49%) DHCP
4 16 (5.19%) Firewall
5 10 (3.25%) NAS
5 10 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.25%) LDAP
6 8 (2.60%) DNS
7 7 (2.27%) VoIP
7 7 (2.27%) VLAN
8 6 (1.95%) PBX
9 5 (1.62%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.30%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.30%) Broadband
10 4 (1.30%) Internet
10 4 (1.30%) OSPF
10 4 (1.30%) BGP
11 3 (0.97%) MPLS
11 3 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (41.23%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.25%) MySQL
10 9 (2.92%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.62%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.30%) SAP BI
13 4 (1.30%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.30%) DTS
14 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Power View
15 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.84%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.97%) JIRA
4 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) NUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 36 (11.69%) Retail
2 23 (7.47%) Finance
3 21 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 19 (6.17%) Law
5 17 (5.52%) Back Office
6 14 (4.55%) Welsh Language
7 12 (3.90%) Front Office
8 8 (2.60%) Games
9 7 (2.27%) Banking
10 5 (1.62%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (40.26%) Analyst
2 94 (30.52%) Developer
3 70 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 38 (12.34%) .NET Developer
5 36 (11.69%) Software Developer
6 23 (7.47%) Applications Support
7 19 (6.17%) Help Desk Analyst
8 16 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
8 16 (5.19%) Junior
8 16 (5.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 14 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (3.90%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.90%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.90%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (3.25%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (33.12%) .NET
2 53 (17.21%) ASP.NET
3 36 (11.69%) .NET Framework
4 34 (11.04%) XML
5 32 (10.39%) HTML
6 26 (8.44%) CSS
7 25 (8.12%) Web Services
7 25 (8.12%) JSON
8 22 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (6.17%) Entity Framework
10 17 (5.52%) Middleware
11 12 (3.90%) jQuery
12 11 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (2.92%) WCF
14 6 (1.95%) ISPF
15 5 (1.62%) Ajax
15 5 (1.62%) WPF
15 5 (1.62%) LINQ
16 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.66%) Management Information System
2 36 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.22%) User Experience
5 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.62%) Replication
6 5 (1.62%) Kindle
7 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.97%) PMI
8 3 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) iSeries
10 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 130 (42.21%) Windows
2 36 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (9.42%) Linux
4 23 (7.47%) Windows 7
4 23 (7.47%) Windows 8
5 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.90%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.95%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.30%) Android
8 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) NetWare
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.61%) ITIL
2 41 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (11.36%) Scrum
4 35 (11.36%) MVC
5 29 (9.42%) Project Management
6 26 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (8.12%) Software Engineering
8 23 (7.47%) Software Testing
9 21 (6.82%) OO
10 20 (6.49%) Service Management
10 20 (6.49%) ITSM
11 19 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (6.17%) OOP
11 19 (6.17%) Business Continuity
12 17 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.52%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.87%) SDLC
14 14 (4.55%) Data Modelling
15 12 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 118 (38.31%) SQL
2 76 (24.68%) C#
3 31 (10.06%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.17%) VB.NET
5 18 (5.84%) C
6 15 (4.87%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.97%) VBScript
9 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 35 (11.36%) Degree
2 21 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.49%) MCP
4 18 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 17 (5.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (3.25%) MCSE
6 10 (3.25%) MCSA
7 6 (1.95%) ISEB
7 6 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.62%) CCNP
8 5 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.62%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.30%) MCDST
10 3 (0.97%) PMP
10 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.25%) SLA
2 7 (2.27%) QA
3 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.32%) BS7799
System Software
1 45 (14.61%) Hyper-V
2 33 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 23 (7.47%) XenServer
4 18 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.92%) XenApp
6 7 (2.27%) vSphere
7 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (8.44%) SCCM
2 8 (2.60%) SCOM
3 4 (1.30%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.97%) Control-M
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (12.34%) VMware
2 35 (11.36%) Citrix
3 25 (8.12%) Cisco
4 11 (3.57%) HP
5 10 (3.25%) IBM
6 5 (1.62%) SAP
7 4 (1.30%) Sony
7 4 (1.30%) Lotus
7 4 (1.30%) LANDesk
7 4 (1.30%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.97%) Remedy
8 3 (0.97%) BMC
9 2 (0.65%) NetApp
9 2 (0.65%) Dell
9 2 (0.65%) Cognos
9 2 (0.65%) Unisys
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle
9 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.65%) Google
9 2 (0.65%) F5
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Silverstone, Towcester, Northamptonshire (NN12)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 50k (DOE) + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Venn Group
Salary: £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 19 days ago