Period
to 22 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 175 144 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 20.21% 17.98% 20.09%
As % of the Vendors category 45.81% 44.04% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 160 162 180
Northampton median annual salary £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.16% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £25,975 £21,025 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,750 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +7.14%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Northampton.

All Vendors
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 382 327 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 44.11% 40.82% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 302 251 341
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Northampton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Northampton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Northampton over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 110 (62.86%) SQL
2 85 (48.57%) Windows
3 65 (37.14%) SQL Server
4 64 (36.57%) .NET
5 57 (32.57%) Active Directory
6 47 (26.86%) Windows Server
7 45 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (24.57%) ITIL
9 42 (24.00%) SharePoint
10 38 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (20.57%) PowerShell
12 35 (20.00%) C#
13 34 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (17.71%) SCCM
15 27 (15.43%) VB.NET
15 27 (15.43%) MCP
16 26 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (14.29%) SCOM
17 25 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 25 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
17 25 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (13.71%) Retail
19 23 (13.14%) DNS
20 22 (12.57%) JavaScript
20 22 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (12.57%) GitHub
21 21 (12.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
21 21 (12.00%) SSDT
21 21 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy

Microsoft
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 42 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.71%) K2 blackpearl
2 17 (9.71%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.57%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.00%) IIS
7 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.71%) NetSuite
1 3 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (12.57%) GitHub
4 20 (11.43%) Office 365
5 5 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.14%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) Boomi
7 1 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.14%) DNS
2 12 (6.86%) DHCP
3 10 (5.71%) Firewall
4 8 (4.57%) LAN
4 8 (4.57%) WAN
5 7 (4.00%) SAN
6 6 (3.43%) Wireless
7 5 (2.86%) Skype
7 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.86%) VoIP
8 4 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.14%) Internet
9 2 (1.14%) PBX
9 2 (1.14%) VLAN
9 2 (1.14%) VPN
10 1 (0.57%) MPLS
10 1 (0.57%) OSPF
10 1 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.57%) TACACS
10 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (12.00%) SSDT
5 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.29%) Power BI
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.14%) Big Data
10 2 (1.14%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.14%) MySQL
10 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.14%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.57%) OLAP
11 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 22 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (13.71%) Retail
2 19 (10.86%) Manufacturing
3 17 (9.71%) Law
4 16 (9.14%) Finance
5 14 (8.00%) Games
6 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.29%) Marketing
8 3 (1.71%) Advertising
9 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 2 (1.14%) Electronics
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 74 (42.29%) Developer
2 32 (18.29%) .NET Developer
3 27 (15.43%) Analyst
4 26 (14.86%) Administrator
5 24 (13.71%) SharePoint Developer
6 23 (13.14%) SQL Developer
7 22 (12.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 21 (12.00%) .NET Applications Developer
8 21 (12.00%) Applications Developer
8 21 (12.00%) Support Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (7.43%) Applications Support
11 11 (6.29%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (6.29%) Support Analyst
11 11 (6.29%) Windows Administrator
12 10 (5.71%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.71%) Office 365 Engineer
12 10 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
13 9 (5.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.57%) .NET
2 21 (12.00%) CSS
2 21 (12.00%) WinForms
3 20 (11.43%) HTML
4 8 (4.57%) SAP Smart Forms
5 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.71%) Classic ASP
6 3 (1.71%) WCF
7 2 (1.14%) CSS3
7 2 (1.14%) HTML5
7 2 (1.14%) Middleware
7 2 (1.14%) REST
8 1 (0.57%) MDX
8 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.86%) User Experience
5 3 (1.71%) Clustering
5 3 (1.71%) mPOS
5 3 (1.71%) Replication
6 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.14%) iPad
6 2 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 85 (48.57%) Windows
2 47 (26.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.29%) Unix
4 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.57%) ITIL
2 38 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 21 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (12.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 15 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 15 (8.57%) Change Management
6 12 (6.86%) Service Management
7 10 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (5.71%) Project Management
8 9 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.14%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (4.57%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (4.57%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.57%) Workflow
10 6 (3.43%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.43%) SEO
10 6 (3.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (62.86%) SQL
2 36 (20.57%) PowerShell
3 35 (20.00%) C#
4 27 (15.43%) VB.NET
5 22 (12.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.00%) VB
7 3 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.71%) VB6
7 3 (1.71%) VBA
7 3 (1.71%) VBScript
8 2 (1.14%) Java
9 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.57%) COBOL
9 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (15.43%) MCP
3 21 (12.00%) MCPD
4 11 (6.29%) MCSA
5 7 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 7 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) MCSE
7 5 (2.86%) CCNA
7 5 (2.86%) CCNP
7 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.29%) BC Cleared
8 4 (2.29%) CCIE
8 4 (2.29%) Degree
8 4 (2.29%) MCSD
8 4 (2.29%) MOS
9 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
1 4 (2.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (32.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (17.71%) SCCM
2 25 (14.29%) SCOM
3 19 (10.86%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.29%) WSUS
5 3 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.57%) Ansible
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.57%) Puppet
7 1 (0.57%) QRadar
7 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (9.71%) SAP
2 14 (8.00%) VMware
3 11 (6.29%) Citrix
4 10 (5.71%) Cisco
5 4 (2.29%) Samsung
5 4 (2.29%) Veeam
6 3 (1.71%) Acronis
6 3 (1.71%) BMC
6 3 (1.71%) Google
6 3 (1.71%) HP
6 3 (1.71%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle
6 3 (1.71%) Remedy
6 3 (1.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.14%) Dell
7 2 (1.14%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.14%) NEC
7 2 (1.14%) NetApp
7 2 (1.14%) Siemens
7 2 (1.14%) Toshiba