Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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.

Microsoft
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 137 170 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 19.71% 16.90% 13.99%
As % of the Vendors category 49.64% 43.04% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 118 98 188
Northampton median annual salary £33,000 £39,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.46% +21.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,225 £52,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £34,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.85% +4.29% -12.50%

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 276 395 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 39.71% 39.26% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 207 194 490
Northampton median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19,125 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,850 £61,975 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 66 (48.18%) Windows
2 51 (37.23%) Windows Server
3 45 (32.85%) SQL
4 42 (30.66%) SQL Server
5 38 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (23.36%) .NET
6 32 (23.36%) ITIL
7 29 (21.17%) Active Directory
7 29 (21.17%) VMware
8 28 (20.44%) Hyper-V
8 28 (20.44%) Windows 7
8 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (20.44%) Degree
9 27 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (19.71%) Microsoft Office
9 27 (19.71%) C#
10 26 (18.98%) MVC
10 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (18.25%) Windows 8
11 25 (18.25%) Office 365
12 23 (16.79%) SAN
12 23 (16.79%) MS Exchange
13 22 (16.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (15.33%) Computer Science
14 21 (15.33%) HTML
15 20 (14.60%) ASP.NET
16 19 (13.87%) MCP
17 18 (13.14%) HTML5

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 23 (16.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.68%) NServiceBus
2 16 (11.68%) Sitefinity
3 15 (10.95%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.38%) IIS
6 6 (4.38%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.19%) Apache
8 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.46%) SAS
10 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (19.71%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.46%) SPSS
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (18.25%) Office 365
3 16 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.79%) SAN
2 16 (11.68%) DHCP
2 16 (11.68%) DNS
3 13 (9.49%) LAN
4 12 (8.76%) WAN
5 11 (8.03%) NAS
6 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.57%) Internet
8 6 (4.38%) Intranet
9 5 (3.65%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.92%) VLAN
11 1 (0.73%) Firewall
11 1 (0.73%) FTP
11 1 (0.73%) HTTP
11 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.19%) MySQL
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.46%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.46%) OLAP
7 2 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.46%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.73%) DTS
8 1 (0.73%) Power BI
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.73%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Retail
3 6 (4.38%) Legal
4 5 (3.65%) Law
5 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Analyst
2 32 (23.36%) Developer
3 23 (16.79%) Support Analyst
4 18 (13.14%) IT Support
5 16 (11.68%) Applications Developer
6 14 (10.22%) IT Analyst
7 13 (9.49%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (8.03%) Service Analyst
8 11 (8.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (7.30%) Administrator
9 10 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (6.57%) Graduate
10 9 (6.57%) Graduate Analyst
10 9 (6.57%) Graduate IT Analyst
10 9 (6.57%) Graduate IT Support
10 9 (6.57%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
10 9 (6.57%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.57%) IT Graduate
10 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.36%) .NET
2 21 (15.33%) HTML
3 20 (14.60%) ASP.NET
4 18 (13.14%) HTML5
5 17 (12.41%) .NET Framework
6 16 (11.68%) Entity Framework
6 16 (11.68%) Kendo UI
7 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (6.57%) WCF
8 6 (4.38%) LINQ
9 5 (3.65%) CSS
10 4 (2.92%) Web Services
11 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.46%) CSS3
12 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.73%) jQuery
12 1 (0.73%) NHibernate
12 1 (0.73%) Node.js
12 1 (0.73%) REST
12 1 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.95%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.57%) Clustering
6 6 (4.38%) Fat Client
6 6 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.38%) Thin Client
7 5 (3.65%) User Experience
8 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (48.18%) Windows
2 51 (37.23%) Windows Server
3 38 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.44%) Windows 7
5 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (18.25%) Windows 8
7 16 (11.68%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.19%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.19%) Linux
10 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.36%) ITIL
3 26 (18.98%) MVC
4 22 (16.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (12.41%) Microservices
5 17 (12.41%) Service Delivery
5 17 (12.41%) SOLID
6 16 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (11.68%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 16 (11.68%) Test Automation
7 14 (10.22%) Software Testing
8 13 (9.49%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (8.76%) SDLC
10 11 (8.03%) Document Management
10 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.30%) Coaching
11 10 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) SQL
2 27 (19.71%) C#
3 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.46%) VB
5 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.73%) C++
6 1 (0.73%) Perl
6 1 (0.73%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (20.44%) Degree
2 27 (19.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (13.87%) MCP
4 16 (11.68%) MCPD
5 14 (10.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (5.84%) CCNA
7 8 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.84%) VCP5
7 8 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.73%) CCENT
9 1 (0.73%) HNC
9 1 (0.73%) HND
9 1 (0.73%) MCITP
9 1 (0.73%) MCSA
9 1 (0.73%) MCSE
9 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (21.17%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.44%) Hyper-V
3 21 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (10.22%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.65%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.65%) XenApp
7 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) SCCM
2 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.92%) WSUS
4 3 (2.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (21.17%) VMware
2 13 (9.49%) Citrix
3 12 (8.76%) Cisco
4 9 (6.57%) HP
5 7 (5.11%) NetApp
6 5 (3.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.46%) Tableau
8 1 (0.73%) Adobe