Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 235 120 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 25.19% 15.79% 16.73%
As % of the Vendors category 45.90% 46.15% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 201 129 131
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -11.59% +1.47%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,975 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £53,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +27.69% -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 512 260 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 54.88% 34.21% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 374 189 253
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £57,125 £58,750 £53,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 146 (62.13%) SQL
2 114 (48.51%) SQL Server
3 91 (38.72%) .NET
4 73 (31.06%) Windows
5 66 (28.09%) SharePoint
6 63 (26.81%) Active Directory
7 62 (26.38%) C#
8 51 (21.70%) JavaScript
9 50 (21.28%) ITIL
9 50 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (18.72%) Finance
11 44 (18.72%) HTML
12 42 (17.87%) Test Automation
13 39 (16.60%) CSS
14 38 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (15.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 37 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 34 (14.47%) MCP
17 33 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
17 33 (14.04%) PowerShell
17 33 (14.04%) Octopus Deploy
18 32 (13.62%) SCCM
18 32 (13.62%) MCPD
18 32 (13.62%) SharePoint Server
19 31 (13.19%) Change Management
19 31 (13.19%) Windows Server
20 28 (11.91%) Hyper-V
20 28 (11.91%) Office 365

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 66 (28.09%) SharePoint
2 32 (13.62%) SharePoint Server
3 23 (9.79%) K2 blackpearl
4 22 (9.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (8.94%) MS Exchange
6 16 (6.81%) IIS
7 14 (5.96%) Skype for Business
8 11 (4.68%) SAS
9 10 (4.26%) NServiceBus
9 10 (4.26%) Sitefinity
10 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (2.13%) CMS
12 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.43%) Apache
13 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.43%) Confluence
13 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.68%) SPSS
3 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.91%) Office 365
3 24 (10.21%) GitHub
4 17 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.85%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.43%) Boomi
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Route 53
8 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.06%) SAN
2 22 (9.36%) DNS
3 15 (6.38%) DHCP
4 13 (5.53%) Firewall
5 10 (4.26%) NAS
6 9 (3.83%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (3.83%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.98%) LAN
7 7 (2.98%) WAN
8 6 (2.55%) Wireless
9 5 (2.13%) Internet
9 5 (2.13%) VoIP
10 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.85%) VLAN
10 2 (0.85%) VPN
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (0.43%) FTP
11 1 (0.43%) SMTP
11 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.43%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (48.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (11.06%) SSDT
4 22 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.68%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.83%) MySQL
8 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.98%) BigQuery
9 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.28%) Power BI
12 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.85%) Big Data
13 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (14.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.85%) JIRA
7 2 (0.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.43%) gulp
8 1 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 44 (18.72%) Finance
2 28 (11.91%) Retail
3 24 (10.21%) Law
4 15 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.55%) Games
5 6 (2.55%) Legal
6 5 (2.13%) Banking
7 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (47.66%) Developer
2 51 (21.70%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.89%) Administrator
4 32 (13.62%) Applications Developer
4 32 (13.62%) SharePoint Developer
5 25 (10.64%) Analyst
6 24 (10.21%) SQL Developer
7 22 (9.36%) C# Developer
7 22 (9.36%) Support Engineer
8 20 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (8.51%) VB.NET Developer
9 19 (8.09%) .NET Applications Developer
10 16 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (6.38%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.96%) .NET Software Developer
12 14 (5.96%) Systems Developer
13 11 (4.68%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.68%) Support Analyst
14 10 (4.26%) Applications Support
14 10 (4.26%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (38.72%) .NET
2 44 (18.72%) HTML
3 39 (16.60%) CSS
4 22 (9.36%) .NET Framework
4 22 (9.36%) WinForms
5 21 (8.94%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.11%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.11%) jQuery
7 11 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (3.83%) LINQ
8 9 (3.83%) SAP Smart Forms
9 8 (3.40%) HTML5
10 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (2.98%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.55%) Kendo UI
11 6 (2.55%) Web Services
12 5 (2.13%) Ajax
12 5 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.66%) Driving Licence
3 16 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.81%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.55%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.55%) Replication
7 5 (2.13%) Clustering
8 2 (0.85%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) EPoS
9 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.06%) Windows
2 31 (13.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.55%) Unix
5 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.85%) Linux
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.28%) ITIL
2 48 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.87%) Test Automation
4 37 (15.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (13.19%) Change Management
6 28 (11.91%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 27 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (10.64%) MVC
9 23 (9.79%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (7.66%) Incident Management
12 16 (6.81%) Knowledge Management
12 16 (6.81%) Service Management
13 14 (5.96%) SOLID
14 13 (5.53%) Server Management
14 13 (5.53%) Software Engineering
15 12 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (4.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 146 (62.13%) SQL
2 62 (26.38%) C#
3 51 (21.70%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.04%) PowerShell
5 27 (11.49%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.83%) VB
7 7 (2.98%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.13%) Java
8 5 (2.13%) VBScript
9 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.28%) VB6
9 3 (1.28%) VBA
10 2 (0.85%) C++
10 2 (0.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) COBOL
11 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (14.47%) MCP
3 32 (13.62%) MCPD
4 22 (9.36%) DBS Check
4 22 (9.36%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.81%) BC Cleared
6 12 (5.11%) Degree
7 6 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.85%) CCNA
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.85%) ISEB
9 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.85%) MCSE
10 1 (0.43%) CCNP
10 1 (0.43%) MCSA
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) GCP
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (26.81%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.91%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.81%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.85%) XenApp
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (13.62%) SCCM
2 17 (7.23%) SCOM
3 13 (5.53%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.70%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.28%) Ansible
5 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.43%) logstash
7 1 (0.43%) Nagios
7 1 (0.43%) QRadar
7 1 (0.43%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.43%) Terraform
7 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (7.66%) Citrix
2 13 (5.53%) iManage
2 13 (5.53%) SAP
3 12 (5.11%) Tableau
4 11 (4.68%) Cisco
4 11 (4.68%) Oracle
5 10 (4.26%) Avaya
6 9 (3.83%) VMware
7 8 (3.40%) Google
7 8 (3.40%) NetApp
8 6 (2.55%) Acronis
8 6 (2.55%) Veeam
9 5 (2.13%) BMC
9 5 (2.13%) Dell
9 5 (2.13%) HP
9 5 (2.13%) IBM
9 5 (2.13%) Infor
9 5 (2.13%) Remedy
9 5 (2.13%) Talend
10 4 (1.70%) Fujitsu