Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 243 130 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 28.45% 17.91% 17.24%
As % of the Vendors category 49.90% 47.62% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 196 118 115
Northampton median annual salary £37,875 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.31% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,425 £19,000 £18,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £56,250
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -

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 487 273 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 57.03% 37.60% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 351 212 200
Northampton median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -11.95% -0.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,750 £21,238
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £58,750
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% -1.25%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 121 (49.79%) SQL
2 112 (46.09%) SQL Server
3 96 (39.51%) .NET
4 78 (32.10%) C#
5 73 (30.04%) Windows
5 73 (30.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 65 (26.75%) JavaScript
7 64 (26.34%) Active Directory
8 53 (21.81%) HTML
9 50 (20.58%) MVC
10 49 (20.16%) Finance
11 46 (18.93%) Hyper-V
12 45 (18.52%) ITIL
12 45 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET
13 44 (18.11%) CSS
13 44 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 43 (17.70%) Test Automation
15 42 (17.28%) SharePoint
16 40 (16.46%) .NET Framework
17 39 (16.05%) DNS
18 38 (15.64%) MS Exchange
18 38 (15.64%) Retail
18 38 (15.64%) Windows Server
19 37 (15.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 37 (15.23%) DHCP
20 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
20 36 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
21 33 (13.58%) Software Engineering

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 42 (17.28%) SharePoint
2 38 (15.64%) MS Exchange
3 21 (8.64%) SharePoint Server
4 20 (8.23%) IIS
5 17 (7.00%) SAS
6 15 (6.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 15 (6.17%) Skype for Business
7 14 (5.76%) NServiceBus
7 14 (5.76%) Sitefinity
8 12 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (3.70%) CMS
10 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.41%) Apache
14 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.41%) Confluence
14 1 (0.41%) JBoss
14 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.00%) SPSS
3 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (10.70%) Office 365
3 15 (6.17%) GitHub
4 12 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.23%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) OneDrive
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 39 (16.05%) DNS
2 37 (15.23%) DHCP
3 27 (11.11%) SAN
4 26 (10.70%) TCP/IP
5 17 (7.00%) VLAN
6 11 (4.53%) NAS
7 10 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (3.29%) LAN
8 8 (3.29%) WAN
9 7 (2.88%) Internet
10 4 (1.65%) Firewall
11 2 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.82%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.82%) Wireless
12 1 (0.41%) FTP
12 1 (0.41%) HTTP
12 1 (0.41%) Intranet
12 1 (0.41%) SMPP
12 1 (0.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (46.09%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (7.82%) SSDT
4 18 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (7.00%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.70%) BigQuery
8 8 (3.29%) MySQL
8 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.65%) Power BI
12 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.41%) QlikView
13 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 73 (30.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (11.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 24 (9.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.23%) Selenium
7 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.82%) JIRA
8 1 (0.41%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.41%) gulp
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Moq
8 1 (0.41%) MSTest
General
1 49 (20.16%) Finance
2 38 (15.64%) Retail
3 10 (4.12%) Law
4 8 (3.29%) Banking
5 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.06%) Legal
7 3 (1.23%) Games
7 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (46.50%) Developer
2 62 (25.51%) .NET Developer
3 37 (15.23%) C# Developer
4 35 (14.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (13.99%) Analyst
6 31 (12.76%) Administrator
7 29 (11.93%) Applications Developer
8 27 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 26 (10.70%) .NET Software Developer
10 22 (9.05%) Support Engineer
11 20 (8.23%) SQL Developer
12 18 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (7.00%) Support Analyst
13 17 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (5.35%) SharePoint Developer
15 12 (4.94%) .NET Applications Developer
15 12 (4.94%) Senior Developer
16 11 (4.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 11 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (4.53%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (39.51%) .NET
2 53 (21.81%) HTML
3 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET
3 44 (18.11%) CSS
4 40 (16.46%) .NET Framework
5 29 (11.93%) jQuery
5 29 (11.93%) LINQ
6 28 (11.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 25 (10.29%) AngularJS
8 24 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (8.64%) Ajax
9 21 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 21 (8.64%) JSON
9 21 (8.64%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (5.76%) Entity Framework
10 14 (5.76%) WinForms
11 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (3.70%) HTML5
12 9 (3.70%) Kendo UI
13 8 (3.29%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Clustering
2 20 (8.23%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.17%) Driving Licence
3 15 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.53%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.53%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.23%) Replication
10 2 (0.82%) EPoS
10 2 (0.82%) iPad
11 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (30.04%) Windows
2 38 (15.64%) Windows Server
3 23 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.53%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.06%) Unix
8 5 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.65%) Android
9 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.58%) MVC
2 45 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.52%) ITIL
3 43 (17.70%) Test Automation
4 36 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 36 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (13.58%) Software Engineering
6 32 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (9.47%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 22 (9.05%) Change Management
8 22 (9.05%) SOLID
8 22 (9.05%) Web Development
9 21 (8.64%) Progressive Web App
10 19 (7.82%) Incident Management
10 19 (7.82%) Patch Management
11 18 (7.41%) Coaching
11 18 (7.41%) Multichannel Retail
12 17 (7.00%) Analytics
12 17 (7.00%) Network Load Balancing
13 15 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (49.79%) SQL
2 78 (32.10%) C#
3 65 (26.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.17%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.76%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.29%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.47%) VB
8 5 (2.06%) VBScript
9 4 (1.65%) Java
10 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.82%) C++
11 2 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.82%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) COBOL
12 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.76%) MCP
3 28 (11.52%) MCPD
4 19 (7.82%) DBS Check
4 19 (7.82%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.58%) BC Cleared
6 12 (4.94%) CCNA
6 12 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.94%) MCSE
6 12 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.70%) Degree
8 3 (1.23%) ISEB
8 3 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.05%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 64 (26.34%) Active Directory
2 46 (18.93%) Hyper-V
3 17 (7.00%) Terminal Services
4 11 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.82%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (11.52%) SCCM
2 7 (2.88%) SCOM
3 5 (2.06%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.82%) Ansible
5 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.41%) logstash
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (11.52%) Cisco
2 27 (11.11%) VMware
3 25 (10.29%) Citrix
4 18 (7.41%) Tableau
5 16 (6.58%) Oracle
6 13 (5.35%) iManage
7 10 (4.12%) HP
8 9 (3.70%) Avaya
8 9 (3.70%) Google
8 9 (3.70%) Infor
8 9 (3.70%) NetApp
8 9 (3.70%) Talend
9 6 (2.47%) IBM
10 5 (2.06%) BMC
10 5 (2.06%) Dell
10 5 (2.06%) Fujitsu
10 5 (2.06%) Remedy
10 5 (2.06%) Veeam
11 4 (1.65%) SAP
11 4 (1.65%) Xamarin