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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 169 152 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.20% 17.76% 16.52%
As % of the Vendors category 45.31% 41.76% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 143 136 80
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,850 £21,275
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £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
373 364 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 42.39% 42.52% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 318 337 255
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 £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 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 22 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 +3 117 £33,000 -13.15% 8
Kettering -5 7 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Brackley +2 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Corby - 2 £25,000 -
Towcester -2 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 135 (47.04%) Windows
2 117 (40.77%) MS Excel
3 99 (34.49%) SQL
4 94 (32.75%) SQL Server
5 62 (21.60%) .NET
6 60 (20.91%) LAN
7 59 (20.56%) WAN
7 59 (20.56%) MS Office
8 57 (19.86%) Hyper-V
9 53 (18.47%) SAN
10 48 (16.72%) Cisco
10 48 (16.72%) SharePoint
11 45 (15.68%) Project Management
12 44 (15.33%) C#
12 44 (15.33%) Degree
13 43 (14.98%) Citrix
14 40 (13.94%) Active Directory
15 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (12.54%) Linux
18 34 (11.85%) VMware
18 34 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (11.50%) Retail
19 33 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 33 (11.50%) ITIL
20 32 (11.15%) MCP
20 32 (11.15%) HTML
20 32 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (10.80%) XenServer

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 48 (16.72%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.36%) Tomcat
3 23 (8.01%) Apache
4 19 (6.62%) Lync
5 16 (5.57%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.79%) CMS
7 8 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.09%) IIS
8 6 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.70%) SAS
11 2 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) JBoss
12 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 117 (40.77%) MS Excel
2 59 (20.56%) MS Office
3 7 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.05%) Mingle
4 3 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.39%) Sage CRM
4 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.05%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.91%) LAN
2 59 (20.56%) WAN
3 53 (18.47%) SAN
4 23 (8.01%) Firewall
5 22 (7.67%) DHCP
6 15 (5.23%) TCP/IP
7 12 (4.18%) Intranet
7 12 (4.18%) DNS
8 10 (3.48%) LDAP
9 8 (2.79%) PBX
9 8 (2.79%) VoIP
10 7 (2.44%) Internet
11 6 (2.09%) MPLS
11 6 (2.09%) VPN
11 6 (2.09%) NAS
11 6 (2.09%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (1.74%) HSRP
12 5 (1.74%) Extranet
12 5 (1.74%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (32.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.01%) MySQL
5 20 (6.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (4.53%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.39%) SAP BI
11 4 (1.39%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.53%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.18%) Mercurial
4 11 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) Hudson
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (11.50%) Retail
2 26 (9.06%) Finance
3 20 (6.97%) Law
4 8 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.79%) Games
5 7 (2.44%) Welsh Language
6 6 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.39%) Marketing
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (40.42%) Analyst
2 56 (19.51%) Developer
3 48 (16.72%) Support Analyst
4 24 (8.36%) Applications Support
5 20 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (6.62%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.57%) Software Engineer
7 16 (5.57%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (5.23%) Applications Support Analyst
8 15 (5.23%) Junior
8 15 (5.23%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.53%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.53%) Consultant
10 12 (4.18%) IT Support
10 12 (4.18%) Server Analyst
10 12 (4.18%) .NET Software Engineer
11 11 (3.83%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (3.83%) Junior Developer
12 10 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.60%) .NET
2 32 (11.15%) HTML
3 30 (10.45%) ASP.NET
3 30 (10.45%) CSS
4 21 (7.32%) .NET Framework
5 20 (6.97%) JSON
5 20 (6.97%) XML
6 18 (6.27%) Entity Framework
6 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (5.92%) Web Services
8 9 (3.14%) ISPF
9 5 (1.74%) HTML5
9 5 (1.74%) jQuery
10 4 (1.39%) CSS3
11 3 (1.05%) Ajax
12 2 (0.70%) WinForms
12 2 (0.70%) LINQ
12 2 (0.70%) Velocity
12 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.09%) Kindle
6 5 (1.74%) Replication
7 3 (1.05%) PMI
8 2 (0.70%) AS400
8 2 (0.70%) Clustering
8 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.35%) iPhone
9 1 (0.35%) iSeries
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 135 (47.04%) Windows
2 37 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (12.54%) Linux
4 25 (8.71%) Windows 7
5 23 (8.01%) Windows 8
6 19 (6.62%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.79%) Android
9 8 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.09%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.68%) Project Management
2 34 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.50%) ITIL
4 26 (9.06%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (8.01%) Agile Project Management
6 22 (7.67%) Software Engineering
7 20 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (6.97%) MVC
8 18 (6.27%) CRM
9 16 (5.57%) OOP
9 16 (5.57%) OO
9 16 (5.57%) Data Modelling
9 16 (5.57%) Service Delivery
9 16 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (5.23%) Software Testing
11 14 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.53%) Service Management
13 12 (4.18%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 99 (34.49%) SQL
2 44 (15.33%) C#
3 30 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.36%) PowerShell
4 24 (8.36%) VB.NET
5 13 (4.53%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.83%) C
7 3 (1.05%) Java
7 3 (1.05%) VB
7 3 (1.05%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.05%) VB6
8 2 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 44 (15.33%) Degree
2 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (11.15%) MCP
4 18 (6.27%) MCSE
5 14 (4.88%) MCSA
6 9 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.09%) CCNP
10 4 (1.39%) MOS
10 4 (1.39%) CCNA
10 4 (1.39%) MCITP
10 4 (1.39%) VCP5
11 3 (1.05%) MCAD
11 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.05%) PMP
11 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.70%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.18%) ISO 9001
2 8 (2.79%) SLA
3 7 (2.44%) QA
4 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (19.86%) Hyper-V
2 40 (13.94%) Active Directory
3 31 (10.80%) XenServer
4 16 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.44%) vSphere
6 5 (1.74%) XenApp
7 3 (1.05%) Firmware
7 3 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (8.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) SCOM
2 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (16.72%) Cisco
2 43 (14.98%) Citrix
3 34 (11.85%) VMware
4 28 (9.76%) HP
5 27 (9.41%) IBM
6 7 (2.44%) LANDesk
7 6 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.09%) Lotus
7 6 (2.09%) SAP
7 6 (2.09%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.39%) Sage
8 4 (1.39%) Dell
9 3 (1.05%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.70%) NetApp
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle
10 2 (0.70%) F5
10 2 (0.70%) Tableau
11 1 (0.35%) RedPrairie
11 1 (0.35%) Veeam
11 1 (0.35%) Google
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