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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 65 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.54% 1.51% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 6.47% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 13
Median salary £57,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 157 170 210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 26.93% 23.38% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 130 142 187
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +9 7 £57,500 +91.66% 2
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) Degree
4 14 (50.00%) ITIL
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (35.71%) MCITP
8 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
8 9 (32.14%) VMware
8 9 (32.14%) CCNA
8 9 (32.14%) MCSE
8 9 (32.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (28.57%) CRM
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (25.00%) LAN
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 6 (21.43%) MCSA
11 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (17.86%) Office 365
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
12 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
12 5 (17.86%) PRINCE
13 4 (14.29%) Migration
13 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) IT Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (3.57%) Project Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) SAP PI
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) UDDI
1 1 (3.57%) WSDL
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) CRM
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Service Design
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCITP
3 9 (32.14%) CCNA
3 9 (32.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (32.14%) MCSE
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (21.43%) MCSA
5 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (14.29%) VCP5
7 3 (10.71%) MCP
8 2 (7.14%) CCNP
9 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
9 1 (3.57%) CCIE
9 1 (3.57%) MCDST
9 1 (3.57%) MCT
9 1 (3.57%) MOS
9 1 (3.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
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