Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 76 91
Rank change year-on-year +27 +15 -60
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.17% 2.09% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.02% 7.47% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 25
Northampton median annual salary £41,500 £20,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.94% -20.59% -40.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £19,850 £20,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £36,125 £45,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £27,250 £25,500
% change year-on-year +52.29% +6.86% -36.25%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 181 281 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 26.01% 27.93% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 151 203 371
Northampton median annual salary £33,000 £38,542 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.38% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Northampton.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Northampton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) MCP
3 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
3 16 (55.17%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) MVC
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) MCPD
3 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
3 16 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
3 16 (55.17%) HTML5
3 16 (55.17%) Entity Framework
3 16 (55.17%) Sitefinity
3 16 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (55.17%) NServiceBus
3 16 (55.17%) Kendo UI
3 16 (55.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 16 (55.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (55.17%) Microservices
3 16 (55.17%) SOLID
4 13 (44.83%) Windows
5 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (34.48%) Office 365
7 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) NServiceBus
1 16 (55.17%) Sitefinity
2 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (34.48%) Office 365
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) Intranet
5 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Octopus Deploy
1 16 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Applications Developer
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Applications Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Support
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
1 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
1 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
1 16 (55.17%) Entity Framework
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) HTML5
1 16 (55.17%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (55.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 16 (55.17%) Microservices
1 16 (55.17%) MVC
1 16 (55.17%) SOLID
1 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) PRINCE
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
3 8 (27.59%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Coaching
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) MCP
2 16 (55.17%) MCPD
3 8 (27.59%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (27.59%) VCP5
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) NetApp
3 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto