Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 122 177 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 19.27% 20.44% 18.32%
As % of the Vendors category 41.08% 46.46% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 86 163 164
Northampton median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,375 £23,500 £21,075
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £54,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -

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 297 381 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 46.92% 44.00% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 173 301 254
Northampton median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 50 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 36 (29.51%) Windows
2 36 (29.51%) Active Directory
3 31 (25.41%) Windows Server
4 30 (24.59%) Hyper-V
5 28 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (21.31%) SAN
8 23 (18.85%) SQL
9 21 (17.21%) SCCM
10 20 (16.39%) SharePoint
11 19 (15.57%) .NET
11 19 (15.57%) NAS
12 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (13.93%) Skype for Business
14 16 (13.11%) C#
14 16 (13.11%) Cisco
14 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (12.30%) Retail
15 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (11.48%) ITIL
16 14 (11.48%) VMware
16 14 (11.48%) Management Information System
17 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (10.66%) Project Management
17 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
18 12 (9.84%) MS Exchange

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 20 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 17 (13.93%) Skype for Business
3 12 (9.84%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.46%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (9.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.82%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.74%) Office 365
3 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (4.92%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.10%) IaaS
5 4 (3.28%) PaaS
5 4 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) SAN
2 19 (15.57%) NAS
3 7 (5.74%) DHCP
3 7 (5.74%) Firewall
4 6 (4.92%) Skype
4 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.10%) DNS
5 5 (4.10%) VLAN
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.64%) IPsec
7 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.92%) Power BI
6 5 (4.10%) GIS
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.64%) DTS
8 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.64%) MySQL
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.82%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.46%) git-flow
5 1 (0.82%) JIRA
5 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (12.30%) Retail
2 12 (9.84%) Finance
3 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.92%) Banking
5 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.85%) Developer
2 17 (13.93%) Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.02%) Active Directory Specialist
4 11 (9.02%) Administrator
5 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (4.92%) Active Directory Administrator
6 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.28%) 1st Line Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) IT Administrator
8 4 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.28%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) .NET
2 12 (9.84%) HTML
3 7 (5.74%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.92%) CSS
5 5 (4.10%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.10%) LINQ
5 5 (4.10%) Web Services
6 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.46%) jQuery
7 3 (2.46%) MSMQ
7 3 (2.46%) NHibernate
7 3 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.46%) RESTful
8 2 (1.64%) Ajax
8 2 (1.64%) JSON
8 2 (1.64%) Middleware
8 2 (1.64%) WinForms
8 2 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.20%) Fat Client
3 10 (8.20%) Fibre Optics
3 10 (8.20%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.10%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.28%) Fintech
7 3 (2.46%) Clustering
7 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.51%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.10%) Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Unix
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.64%) Android
6 2 (1.64%) CentOS
6 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.82%) AIX
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.48%) ITIL
4 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.66%) Project Management
5 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (7.38%) CRM
7 9 (7.38%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (6.56%) Multichannel Retail
9 7 (5.74%) Commercial Awareness
10 6 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.92%) MVC
10 6 (4.92%) Presales
10 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.92%) Scrum
10 6 (4.92%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (4.10%) Service Management
11 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.85%) SQL
2 16 (13.11%) C#
3 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.64%) Delphi
6 2 (1.64%) VB
6 2 (1.64%) VBScript
7 1 (0.82%) Java
7 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.56%) CCNA
2 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.74%) MCSE
3 7 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.64%) CCNP
5 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.82%) MCSA
6 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) GDPR
2 4 (3.28%) COBIT
2 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.59%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.64%) vSphere
5 2 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) SCCM
2 3 (2.46%) SCOM
2 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.64%) Ansible
3 2 (1.64%) Control-M
3 2 (1.64%) Terraform
4 1 (0.82%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Cisco
2 14 (11.48%) VMware
3 7 (5.74%) NetApp
4 6 (4.92%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.10%) Citrix
5 5 (4.10%) SAP
6 4 (3.28%) HP
7 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.46%) Symantec
7 3 (2.46%) Veeam
8 2 (1.64%) EMC
8 2 (1.64%) Google
8 2 (1.64%) Juniper
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle
8 2 (1.64%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.64%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.82%) BMC
9 1 (0.82%) Dell
9 1 (0.82%) Remedy