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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 72 99 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 19.41% 17.90% 20.31%
As % of the Vendors category 46.45% 37.64% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 93
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +16.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,560 £24,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 155 263 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 41.78% 47.56% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120 176 231
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 91 (50.56%) SQL Server
2 69 (38.33%) SQL
3 62 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (32.78%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (30.00%) .NET
6 49 (27.22%) C#
7 47 (26.11%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 42 (23.33%) ITIL
10 40 (22.22%) Windows
11 35 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (16.11%) SharePoint
14 26 (14.44%) SAN
15 25 (13.89%) TDD
15 25 (13.89%) Hyper-V
15 25 (13.89%) Tableau
16 24 (13.33%) .NET Framework
17 22 (12.22%) Finance
17 22 (12.22%) PowerShell
18 21 (11.67%) Analytics
18 21 (11.67%) Workflow
18 21 (11.67%) NetApp
18 21 (11.67%) SAP
18 21 (11.67%) VB.NET
19 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
20 19 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 19 (10.56%) Windows Server
20 19 (10.56%) IIS

Microsoft
Top Related 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 29 (16.11%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (10.56%) IIS
4 18 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (5.56%) SAS
7 8 (4.44%) K2 blackpearl
8 7 (3.89%) Apache
8 7 (3.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (3.89%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.22%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.78%) MS Office
2 14 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.56%) SPSS
4 9 (5.00%) Simulink
5 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.56%) InDesign
7 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) SAN
2 6 (3.33%) Firewall
2 6 (3.33%) LAN
2 6 (3.33%) VLAN
2 6 (3.33%) WAN
3 4 (2.22%) Skype
3 4 (2.22%) Wireless
4 3 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) ISDN
5 1 (0.56%) PSTN
5 1 (0.56%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (50.56%) SQL Server
2 62 (34.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (26.11%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (7.78%) Big Data
7 11 (6.11%) Power BI
7 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (5.56%) DTS
9 9 (5.00%) BigQuery
9 9 (5.00%) Spotfire
10 7 (3.89%) MySQL
11 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (3.33%) OLAP
11 6 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Power View
13 4 (2.22%) PowerPivot
14 3 (1.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MSTest
1 6 (3.33%) SpecFlow
1 6 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 22 (12.22%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Legal
3 9 (5.00%) Automotive
4 7 (3.89%) Advertising
5 6 (3.33%) Billing
6 3 (1.67%) Banking
6 3 (1.67%) Law
6 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.67%) Welsh Language
7 2 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (38.89%) Developer
2 35 (19.44%) Analyst
3 16 (8.89%) Administrator
4 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (7.78%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.78%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 14 (7.78%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
6 10 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.00%) DBA
7 9 (5.00%) Junior
7 9 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 8 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 8 (4.44%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (3.89%) Business Manager
9 7 (3.89%) Server Analyst
9 7 (3.89%) Server Support
9 7 (3.89%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.00%) .NET
2 24 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 14 (7.78%) Classic ASP
4 13 (7.22%) Web Services
5 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.11%) REST
5 11 (6.11%) WCF
6 6 (3.33%) HTML
6 6 (3.33%) MDX
6 6 (3.33%) XML
7 5 (2.78%) CSS
7 5 (2.78%) jQuery
7 5 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (2.22%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.11%) J2EE
11 1 (0.56%) SOAP
11 1 (0.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.78%) Clustering
4 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.22%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.56%) APACS
7 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) EMV
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.22%) Windows
2 19 (10.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.11%) Linux
4 7 (3.89%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.22%) AIX
6 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.78%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (23.33%) ITIL
3 35 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.89%) TDD
5 21 (11.67%) Analytics
5 21 (11.67%) Workflow
6 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (9.44%) Service Management
8 16 (8.89%) Matrix Organization
9 15 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 15 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 14 (7.78%) BDD
10 14 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.78%) ETL
10 14 (7.78%) MVC
10 14 (7.78%) Project Management
10 14 (7.78%) Scrum
10 14 (7.78%) User Stories
11 13 (7.22%) Case Management
12 12 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.33%) SQL
2 49 (27.22%) C#
3 22 (12.22%) PowerShell
4 21 (11.67%) VB.NET
5 17 (9.44%) VBA
6 16 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.78%) VB
7 14 (7.78%) VB6
8 9 (5.00%) Java
8 9 (5.00%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.78%) C
9 5 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.44%) Degree
3 16 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.44%) MCITP
5 7 (3.89%) CCNA
5 7 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.89%) CISSP
6 6 (3.33%) CCNP
6 6 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (3.33%) HND
6 6 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (2.78%) MCSA
8 4 (2.22%) ISEB
8 4 (2.22%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.22%) MCP
8 4 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.11%) MCSE
9 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 14 (7.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.89%) vSphere
5 2 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (8.33%) SCCM
2 6 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (2.78%) Ansible
4 4 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (13.89%) Tableau
2 21 (11.67%) NetApp
2 21 (11.67%) SAP
3 16 (8.89%) VMware
4 14 (7.78%) Cisco
5 12 (6.67%) IBM
6 11 (6.11%) Nintex
6 11 (6.11%) Oracle
7 9 (5.00%) Google
7 9 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (3.89%) Citrix
9 5 (2.78%) Dell
10 4 (2.22%) Brocade
10 4 (2.22%) EMC
10 4 (2.22%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.22%) HP
10 4 (2.22%) Meraki
10 4 (2.22%) Veeam
11 2 (1.11%) Teradata
11 2 (1.11%) Veritas
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