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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 153 125 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.43% 17.15% 21.69%
As % of the Vendors category 42.74% 39.18% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117 120 134
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £45,000 £50,000
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
358 319 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 50.14% 43.76% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 241 304 308
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 +2 113 £38,000 +16.92% 11
Kettering +1 7 £42,750 -5.00%
Brackley - 4 £23,750 -
Corby -3 2 £32,500 +25.00%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (47.00%) MS Excel
2 120 (42.40%) Windows
3 93 (32.86%) SQL Server
4 89 (31.45%) Windows Server
5 82 (28.98%) Citrix
6 69 (24.38%) SAN
6 69 (24.38%) .NET
7 67 (23.67%) Linux
8 62 (21.91%) MS Office
9 60 (21.20%) C#
9 60 (21.20%) Hyper-V
10 56 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (17.31%) SQL
12 47 (16.61%) ASP.NET
13 45 (15.90%) VMware
14 41 (14.49%) ITIL
15 40 (14.13%) Cisco
16 39 (13.78%) XenServer
16 39 (13.78%) PowerShell
17 37 (13.07%) Active Directory
17 37 (13.07%) MySQL
18 36 (12.72%) Mentoring
19 35 (12.37%) HP
19 35 (12.37%) IBM
20 33 (11.66%) TCP/IP
21 32 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
23 29 (10.25%) Management Information System
23 29 (10.25%) LAN
24 28 (9.89%) C

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 26 (9.19%) Apache
1 26 (9.19%) Tomcat
2 20 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.47%) IIS
6 7 (2.47%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.71%) Node.js
10 1 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 133 (47.00%) MS Excel
2 62 (21.91%) MS Office
3 7 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.47%) Visualfiles
2 5 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.24%) Office 365
3 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.38%) SAN
2 33 (11.66%) TCP/IP
3 29 (10.25%) LAN
4 26 (9.19%) WAN
5 16 (5.65%) IP Telephony
6 7 (2.47%) Skype
7 6 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (2.12%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.12%) VoIP
8 5 (1.77%) DNS
9 4 (1.41%) DHCP
9 4 (1.41%) Internet
9 4 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.06%) Firewall
10 3 (1.06%) Wireless
11 2 (0.71%) FTP
11 2 (0.71%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.07%) MySQL
3 24 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (3.18%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.12%) KDB
11 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
16 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
16 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 14 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.12%) GDB
3 5 (1.77%) JIRA
4 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (8.48%) Legal
2 18 (6.36%) Finance
3 17 (6.01%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.01%) Welsh Language
4 15 (5.30%) Retail
5 10 (3.53%) Law
6 9 (3.18%) Back Office
6 9 (3.18%) Front Office
6 9 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.12%) French Language
7 6 (2.12%) German Language
8 3 (1.06%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Billing
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 98 (34.63%) Analyst
2 71 (25.09%) Developer
3 41 (14.49%) Service Analyst
4 40 (14.13%) Support Analyst
5 29 (10.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (9.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 26 (9.19%) .NET Developer
8 23 (8.13%) Server Analyst
8 23 (8.13%) Server Support
9 21 (7.42%) Linux Support
10 20 (7.07%) Help Desk Analyst
11 19 (6.71%) Server Support Analyst
12 16 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (5.65%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
13 15 (5.30%) C# Developer
13 15 (5.30%) Citrix Analyst
13 15 (5.30%) Citrix Support
13 15 (5.30%) Citrix Support Analyst
13 15 (5.30%) Support Engineer
13 15 (5.30%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.38%) .NET
2 47 (16.61%) ASP.NET
3 28 (9.89%) HTML
4 23 (8.13%) CSS
5 17 (6.01%) .NET Framework
6 13 (4.59%) Middleware
7 12 (4.24%) jQuery
8 10 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.83%) Ajax
10 8 (2.83%) Web Services
11 7 (2.47%) WCF
12 6 (2.12%) Classic ASP
13 5 (1.77%) HTML5
13 5 (1.77%) LINQ
14 4 (1.41%) WPF
15 3 (1.06%) NHibernate
15 3 (1.06%) XML
16 2 (0.71%) ADO.NET
17 1 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.25%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.83%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.12%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.77%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.77%) Replication
6 4 (1.41%) User Experience
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.71%) Health Informatics
7 2 (0.71%) Informatics
7 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.35%) Clustering
8 1 (0.35%) CMDB
8 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.35%) FMCG
8 1 (0.35%) iPad
8 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 120 (42.40%) Windows
2 89 (31.45%) Windows Server
3 67 (23.67%) Linux
4 23 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.89%) Unix
7 10 (3.53%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.18%) Android
8 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.83%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.83%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.41%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.49%) ITIL
3 36 (12.72%) Mentoring
4 30 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (8.83%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (7.42%) MVC
8 20 (7.07%) Project Management
8 20 (7.07%) Service Management
9 19 (6.71%) Open Source
10 16 (5.65%) ITSM
11 15 (5.30%) CRM
12 14 (4.95%) Business Continuity
13 12 (4.24%) ETL
14 11 (3.89%) Data Modelling
14 11 (3.89%) Scrum
15 9 (3.18%) SDLC
15 9 (3.18%) Service Delivery
15 9 (3.18%) Software Engineering
16 8 (2.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.20%) C#
2 49 (17.31%) SQL
3 39 (13.78%) PowerShell
4 28 (9.89%) C
4 28 (9.89%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.01%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.53%) Java
7 8 (2.83%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.83%) VBA
8 6 (2.12%) AWK
8 6 (2.12%) sed
8 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.12%) VB
8 6 (2.12%) VB6
9 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.06%) PHP
11 2 (0.71%) Delphi
12 1 (0.35%) C++
12 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) MCP
2 24 (8.48%) SC Cleared
2 24 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.30%) Degree
4 15 (5.30%) MCSE
5 12 (4.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.12%) MCDST
8 5 (1.77%) CCNA
8 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.77%) HND
9 4 (1.41%) MCITP
9 4 (1.41%) MCSA
10 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.71%) CCNP
11 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.35%) HNC
12 1 (0.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.47%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.47%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (21.20%) Hyper-V
2 39 (13.78%) XenServer
3 37 (13.07%) Active Directory
4 26 (9.19%) XenApp
5 16 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.12%) NFS
7 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.71%) vSphere
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.83%) Ansible
1 8 (2.83%) NetBackup
1 8 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (2.83%) Puppet
2 6 (2.12%) SCCM
2 6 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.71%) SCOM
3 2 (0.71%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (28.98%) Citrix
2 45 (15.90%) VMware
3 40 (14.13%) Cisco
4 35 (12.37%) HP
4 35 (12.37%) IBM
5 15 (5.30%) NetApp
6 11 (3.89%) Oracle
7 8 (2.83%) Google
7 8 (2.83%) LANDesk
7 8 (2.83%) MobileIron
7 8 (2.83%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.12%) CommVault
8 6 (2.12%) hybris
8 6 (2.12%) SAP
8 6 (2.12%) Telerik
9 3 (1.06%) Brocade
10 2 (0.71%) Cognos
10 2 (0.71%) Symantec
11 1 (0.35%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.35%) Dell
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + long list of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits & pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Radbroke, Poole, Glasgow, Northampton, London
Cognizant
Posted: 12 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: Salary Competitive / Dependant on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, flexible working, pension scheme
Posted: 17 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + / Bonus / Training / Health
Posted: 24 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary (DOE)
Posted: 25 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago