Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 242 143 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 30.44% 20.55% 17.42%
As % of the Vendors category 54.02% 48.81% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 180 124 102
Northampton median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £23,040 £19,038 £25,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £60,675
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +7.86% -11.39% +12.86%

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 448 293 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 56.35% 42.10% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 311 220 212
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,125 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,775 £62,325
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 108 (44.63%) SQL Server
2 95 (39.26%) SQL
3 86 (35.54%) .NET
4 82 (33.88%) Windows
5 74 (30.58%) C#
5 74 (30.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 70 (28.93%) JavaScript
7 65 (26.86%) Active Directory
8 61 (25.21%) HTML
9 59 (24.38%) MVC
10 58 (23.97%) Windows Server
11 53 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 52 (21.49%) Hyper-V
13 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET
14 47 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (18.60%) CSS
16 44 (18.18%) .NET Framework
17 42 (17.36%) VMware
18 41 (16.94%) Retail
19 40 (16.53%) MS Exchange
20 38 (15.70%) Cisco
20 38 (15.70%) Software Engineering
21 37 (15.29%) LINQ
21 37 (15.29%) DHCP
21 37 (15.29%) DNS
21 37 (15.29%) SharePoint
21 37 (15.29%) Test Automation
22 36 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (14.88%) TCP/IP
22 36 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 40 (16.53%) MS Exchange
2 37 (15.29%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.85%) Skype for Business
4 17 (7.02%) SAS
5 14 (5.79%) NServiceBus
5 14 (5.79%) Sitefinity
6 13 (5.37%) IIS
7 12 (4.96%) CMS
7 12 (4.96%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.07%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.41%) Confluence
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.02%) SPSS
3 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.57%) Office 365
3 21 (8.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.55%) GitHub
5 10 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.31%) SaaS
7 6 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.48%) IaaS
7 6 (2.48%) PaaS
8 2 (0.83%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Route 53
9 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.29%) DHCP
1 37 (15.29%) DNS
2 36 (14.88%) TCP/IP
3 29 (11.98%) SAN
4 27 (11.16%) VLAN
5 14 (5.79%) NAS
6 8 (3.31%) Firewall
7 7 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (2.89%) LAN
7 7 (2.89%) WAN
8 6 (2.48%) Internet
9 5 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.83%) Skype
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.41%) IPsec
11 1 (0.41%) SMPP
11 1 (0.41%) SSH
11 1 (0.41%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (44.63%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.20%) SSDT
6 9 (3.72%) BigQuery
7 8 (3.31%) MySQL
8 7 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.07%) Power BI
10 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.41%) Big Data
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.41%) QlikView
12 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 74 (30.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 25 (10.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (3.72%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) MSTest
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 41 (16.94%) Retail
2 34 (14.05%) Finance
3 8 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.89%) Banking
5 4 (1.65%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Billing
6 2 (0.83%) Games
6 2 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (43.80%) Developer
2 64 (26.45%) .NET Developer
3 41 (16.94%) Analyst
4 35 (14.46%) C# Developer
5 33 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (12.40%) Software Developer
7 29 (11.98%) .NET Software Developer
8 25 (10.33%) Applications Developer
9 22 (9.09%) Support Engineer
10 20 (8.26%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (7.85%) Administrator
12 17 (7.02%) Support Analyst
13 16 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (6.61%) SQL Developer
14 15 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 13 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 12 (4.96%) Active Directory Analyst
16 12 (4.96%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
17 11 (4.55%) Business Developer
18 10 (4.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (35.54%) .NET
2 61 (25.21%) HTML
3 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET
4 45 (18.60%) CSS
5 44 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 37 (15.29%) LINQ
7 35 (14.46%) jQuery
8 34 (14.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (11.57%) AngularJS
11 26 (10.74%) Ajax
11 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 26 (10.74%) JSON
11 26 (10.74%) Razor View Engine
12 14 (5.79%) Entity Framework
13 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (4.13%) WinForms
15 9 (3.72%) HTML5
15 9 (3.72%) Kendo UI
15 9 (3.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.74%) Clustering
2 20 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.37%) Fat Client
5 13 (5.37%) Thin Client
6 11 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 8 (3.31%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.89%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.83%) EPoS
11 2 (0.83%) Replication
12 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (33.88%) Windows
2 58 (23.97%) Windows Server
3 31 (12.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.13%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.72%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.65%) Android
9 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.65%) Linux
10 2 (0.83%) Unix
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.38%) MVC
2 47 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (15.70%) Software Engineering
4 37 (15.29%) Test Automation
5 36 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (12.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (11.57%) Patch Management
9 27 (11.16%) Web Development
10 26 (10.74%) Network Load Balancing
10 26 (10.74%) Progressive Web App
11 25 (10.33%) ITIL
12 23 (9.50%) Multichannel Retail
13 21 (8.68%) SOLID
14 19 (7.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 17 (7.02%) Analytics
15 17 (7.02%) Incident Management
16 16 (6.61%) Coaching
17 14 (5.79%) Mentoring
18 13 (5.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.26%) SQL
2 74 (30.58%) C#
3 70 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.13%) VB.NET
5 9 (3.72%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) Java
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (10.74%) MCSE
2 26 (10.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 25 (10.33%) MCP
4 24 (9.92%) MCPD
5 21 (8.68%) CCNA
6 14 (5.79%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.37%) DBS Check
8 11 (4.55%) BC Cleared
9 7 (2.89%) Degree
10 5 (2.07%) CCNP
10 5 (2.07%) VCP6
11 2 (0.83%) ISEB
11 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.92%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 65 (26.86%) Active Directory
2 52 (21.49%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.31%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.48%) vSphere
6 5 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.83%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) Docker
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (8.68%) SCCM
2 5 (2.07%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.24%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (17.36%) VMware
2 38 (15.70%) Cisco
3 28 (11.57%) Citrix
4 18 (7.44%) Tableau
5 11 (4.55%) Oracle
6 10 (4.13%) HP
7 9 (3.72%) Google
7 9 (3.72%) Infor
7 9 (3.72%) Talend
8 8 (3.31%) NetApp
9 5 (2.07%) Dell
9 5 (2.07%) IBM
9 5 (2.07%) Veeam
10 4 (1.65%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.65%) iManage
10 4 (1.65%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.24%) Avaya
11 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.24%) Symantec
12 2 (0.83%) Apple