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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 152 199 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.46% 22.36% 22.32%
As % of the Vendors category 41.53% 54.67% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 137 155 106
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £21,850 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,250 £54,750
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
366 364 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 46.86% 40.90% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 329 311 234
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 115 £32,750 -18.12% 16
Kettering -5 8 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Corby -3 2 £26,000 -62.85%
Towcester - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 155 (45.72%) MS Excel
2 127 (37.46%) Windows
3 123 (36.28%) SQL Server
4 107 (31.56%) SQL
5 73 (21.53%) .NET
6 69 (20.35%) MS Office
6 69 (20.35%) Degree
7 65 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (17.11%) ITIL
9 52 (15.34%) LAN
10 51 (15.04%) WAN
11 50 (14.75%) C#
11 50 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 49 (14.45%) Hyper-V
13 48 (14.16%) Cisco
13 48 (14.16%) SharePoint
14 47 (13.86%) Active Directory
14 47 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (12.39%) Citrix
15 42 (12.39%) HTML
16 41 (12.09%) SAN
17 40 (11.80%) JavaScript
18 38 (11.21%) CSS
19 37 (10.91%) Linux
19 37 (10.91%) ASP.NET
19 37 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
20 36 (10.62%) Project Management
21 35 (10.32%) MCP
22 34 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 32 (9.44%) Coaching

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (14.16%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.08%) Tomcat
3 23 (6.78%) Apache
4 22 (6.49%) MS Exchange
5 16 (4.72%) IIS
6 15 (4.42%) Lync
7 11 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.36%) CMS
9 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.29%) JBoss
12 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 155 (45.72%) MS Excel
2 69 (20.35%) MS Office
3 11 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.36%) MS Project
5 5 (1.47%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.88%) Mingle
6 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.47%) LabWindows
4 4 (1.18%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.96%) Office 365
2 22 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (15.34%) LAN
2 51 (15.04%) WAN
3 41 (12.09%) SAN
4 22 (6.49%) DHCP
5 18 (5.31%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.72%) DNS
7 14 (4.13%) Firewall
7 14 (4.13%) Intranet
8 10 (2.95%) Internet
9 8 (2.36%) VLAN
10 7 (2.06%) Extranet
11 6 (1.77%) VPN
12 5 (1.47%) Network Security
12 5 (1.47%) MPLS
12 5 (1.47%) VoIP
13 4 (1.18%) LDAP
14 3 (0.88%) WLAN
14 3 (0.88%) SSL
14 3 (0.88%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.88%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (7.08%) MySQL
4 23 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (4.13%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Power View
13 4 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.18%) SAP BI
13 4 (1.18%) OLAP
14 3 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 22 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.18%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (1.18%) Firebug
4 4 (1.18%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (8.55%) Retail
2 27 (7.96%) Finance
3 14 (4.13%) Law
4 12 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.36%) Marketing
5 8 (2.36%) Welsh Language
6 5 (1.47%) Electronics
7 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.88%) Games
8 3 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.59%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (38.94%) Analyst
2 65 (19.17%) Developer
3 41 (12.09%) Support Analyst
4 31 (9.14%) Service Analyst
5 22 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
8 18 (5.31%) DBA
8 18 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 18 (5.31%) SQL DBA
9 16 (4.72%) Applications Support
9 16 (4.72%) Architect
9 16 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 15 (4.42%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.42%) Help Desk Analyst
11 14 (4.13%) .NET Developer
11 14 (4.13%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.53%) .NET
2 42 (12.39%) HTML
3 38 (11.21%) CSS
4 37 (10.91%) ASP.NET
5 22 (6.49%) JSON
6 20 (5.90%) .NET Framework
7 19 (5.60%) XML
8 15 (4.42%) jQuery
9 14 (4.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (3.83%) HTML5
11 11 (3.24%) CSS3
12 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (2.65%) Velocity
12 9 (2.65%) WinForms
13 8 (2.36%) Web Services
13 8 (2.36%) WCF
14 6 (1.77%) XHTML
15 5 (1.47%) Ajax
15 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (1.18%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.24%) N-Tier
4 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.88%) Blog
7 3 (0.88%) PMI
8 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.59%) AS400
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
8 2 (0.59%) Kindle
9 1 (0.29%) iPhone
9 1 (0.29%) Social Media
9 1 (0.29%) RIA
9 1 (0.29%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) VLE
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 127 (37.46%) Windows
2 37 (10.91%) Linux
2 37 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (6.19%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (4.42%) Windows 8
6 14 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.13%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.36%) Android
7 8 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.77%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.77%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.29%) UNIX
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.11%) ITIL
2 47 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.62%) Project Management
4 32 (9.44%) Coaching
5 30 (8.85%) Service Management
6 28 (8.26%) Mentoring
7 24 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
8 23 (6.78%) Agile Project Management
9 21 (6.19%) Service Delivery
9 21 (6.19%) ITSM
9 21 (6.19%) CRM
10 19 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.31%) MVC
11 18 (5.31%) E-Commerce
12 17 (5.01%) Line Management
13 16 (4.72%) Software Engineering
14 15 (4.42%) Business Continuity
14 15 (4.42%) ERP
14 15 (4.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (31.56%) SQL
2 50 (14.75%) C#
3 40 (11.80%) JavaScript
4 30 (8.85%) VB.NET
5 28 (8.26%) PowerShell
6 22 (6.49%) C
7 18 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.36%) VB
9 5 (1.47%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.18%) VB6
10 4 (1.18%) Java
11 2 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (20.35%) Degree
2 50 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (10.32%) MCP
4 22 (6.49%) MCSE
5 20 (5.90%) SC Cleared
5 20 (5.90%) Security Cleared
6 18 (5.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.65%) PMP
8 9 (2.65%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.65%) MCSA
9 7 (2.06%) MOS
9 7 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.06%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.77%) CCNA
11 5 (1.47%) MCAD
11 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.18%) CCNP
12 4 (1.18%) ISEB
12 4 (1.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.83%) SLA
2 11 (3.24%) ISO 9001
2 11 (3.24%) QA
3 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (14.45%) Hyper-V
2 47 (13.86%) Active Directory
3 29 (8.55%) XenServer
4 12 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.06%) vSphere
6 6 (1.77%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.47%) Firmware
8 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.59%) XenApp
10 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.42%) SCCM
2 6 (1.77%) SCOM
3 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.59%) WSUS
5 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (14.16%) Cisco
2 42 (12.39%) Citrix
3 30 (8.85%) VMware
4 29 (8.55%) HP
5 27 (7.96%) IBM
6 7 (2.06%) Dell
6 7 (2.06%) LANDesk
7 6 (1.77%) MobileIron
7 6 (1.77%) SAP
8 5 (1.47%) NetApp
9 4 (1.18%) Lotus
9 4 (1.18%) Sage
9 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.18%) WatchGuard
9 4 (1.18%) Mitel
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle
10 3 (0.88%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.59%) BMC
11 2 (0.59%) Remedy
12 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
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