Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 149 181 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 20.81% 20.07% 16.26%
As % of the Vendors category 52.10% 43.41% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 134 141 176
Northampton median annual salary £33,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £19,125 £25,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £65,000 £54,875
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33% -

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 286 417 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 39.94% 46.23% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 233 265 435
Northampton median annual salary £33,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,750 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,900 £60,750 £53,762
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +3.90%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 76 (51.01%) Windows
2 71 (47.65%) SQL
3 53 (35.57%) Windows Server
4 50 (33.56%) SQL Server
4 50 (33.56%) Active Directory
5 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (25.50%) .NET
7 37 (24.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (22.15%) ITIL
9 31 (20.81%) MCP
9 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (18.79%) Test Automation
11 27 (18.12%) C#
12 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
13 24 (16.11%) SCCM
13 24 (16.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (16.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (16.11%) MCPD
13 24 (16.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 24 (16.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 23 (15.44%) Windows 7
14 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (14.77%) VMware
15 22 (14.77%) DNS
16 21 (14.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (13.42%) Hyper-V
17 20 (13.42%) HTML
17 20 (13.42%) Windows 8
18 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET
19 18 (12.08%) DHCP

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 17 (11.41%) MS Exchange
1 17 (11.41%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.74%) NServiceBus
2 16 (10.74%) Sitefinity
3 8 (5.37%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.70%) IIS
5 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.34%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.01%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.74%) Office 365
3 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.37%) GitHub
5 4 (2.68%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) DNS
2 18 (12.08%) DHCP
3 10 (6.71%) SAN
4 9 (6.04%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.37%) LAN
5 8 (5.37%) WAN
6 7 (4.70%) Internet
7 6 (4.03%) Intranet
8 5 (3.36%) Skype
8 5 (3.36%) VLAN
9 4 (2.68%) NAS
9 4 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.34%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.67%) FTP
11 1 (0.67%) HTTP
11 1 (0.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.37%) SSDT
6 3 (2.01%) OLAP
6 3 (2.01%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.34%) Power BI
8 1 (0.67%) DTS
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 24 (16.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Retail
3 9 (6.04%) Games
4 8 (5.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.03%) Legal
6 4 (2.68%) Law
6 4 (2.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (31.54%) Analyst
2 39 (26.17%) Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Applications Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Support Analyst
4 21 (14.09%) Administrator
4 21 (14.09%) IT Support
5 15 (10.07%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.40%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.05%) IT Analyst
8 12 (8.05%) IT Support Analyst
8 12 (8.05%) Senior Applications Developer
8 12 (8.05%) SQL Developer
8 12 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.38%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
10 9 (6.04%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 9 (6.04%) IT Graduate
10 9 (6.04%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.50%) .NET
2 20 (13.42%) HTML
3 19 (12.75%) ASP.NET
4 16 (10.74%) .NET Framework
4 16 (10.74%) Entity Framework
4 16 (10.74%) HTML5
4 16 (10.74%) Kendo UI
5 8 (5.37%) WinForms
6 4 (2.68%) CSS
7 2 (1.34%) Middleware
7 2 (1.34%) WCF
8 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.70%) Clustering
3 7 (4.70%) User Experience
4 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.01%) mPOS
6 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 76 (51.01%) Windows
2 53 (35.57%) Windows Server
3 23 (15.44%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (13.42%) Windows 8
5 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.15%) ITIL
3 28 (18.79%) Test Automation
4 24 (16.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (16.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 21 (14.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (12.08%) MVC
7 16 (10.74%) Microservices
7 16 (10.74%) SOLID
8 13 (8.72%) Software Testing
9 12 (8.05%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.38%) Project Management
11 10 (6.71%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.71%) Coaching
11 10 (6.71%) SDLC
12 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.04%) Document Management
12 9 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.37%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.65%) SQL
2 27 (18.12%) C#
3 12 (8.05%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
5 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (24.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (20.81%) MCP
3 24 (16.11%) MCPD
4 13 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (8.72%) Degree
5 10 (6.71%) MCSA
6 5 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.36%) MCSE
7 4 (2.68%) CCIE
7 4 (2.68%) CCNA
7 4 (2.68%) CCNP
7 4 (2.68%) MCSD
7 4 (2.68%) MOS
8 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.67%) CCENT
10 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (33.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.42%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (16.11%) SCCM
2 11 (7.38%) SCOM
3 8 (5.37%) SCOrch
4 5 (3.36%) WSUS
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) VMware
2 16 (10.74%) Cisco
3 9 (6.04%) Citrix
4 7 (4.70%) HP
5 6 (4.03%) SAP
6 4 (2.68%) NetApp
7 3 (2.01%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.34%) IBM
8 2 (1.34%) Samsung
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe
9 1 (0.67%) Avaya
9 1 (0.67%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.67%) Mitel
9 1 (0.67%) NEC
9 1 (0.67%) Nortel
9 1 (0.67%) Panasonic
9 1 (0.67%) Siemens
9 1 (0.67%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.67%) Veeam