The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 41 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.42% 1.73% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.70% 8.72% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 21
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -18.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £49,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 121 149 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 21.80% 19.84% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 105 127 159
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +34 14 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Kettering - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (51.85%) Degree
4 13 (48.15%) ITIL
5 11 (40.74%) MCSE
6 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
7 9 (33.33%) MCITP
7 9 (33.33%) MCSA
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 9 (33.33%) CRM
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
8 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (25.93%) CCNA
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Service Design
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (18.52%) Skype
11 5 (18.52%) MCP
11 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 5 (18.52%) SCCM
11 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
12 4 (14.81%) Project Management
12 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
12 4 (14.81%) Office 365
13 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
13 3 (11.11%) T-SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (29.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Skype
2 3 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) PBX
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) IT Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) UDDI
2 1 (3.70%) WSDL
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) Service Design
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Communications Security
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) MCSE
3 9 (33.33%) MCITP
3 9 (33.33%) MCSA
4 7 (25.93%) CCNA
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (18.52%) MCP
6 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.41%) CCNP
8 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.70%) MCDST
8 1 (3.70%) MCSD
8 1 (3.70%) MCT
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
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