Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 86 102
Rank change year-on-year +33 +16 -67
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.48% 1.66% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.64% 6.49% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 28
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £25,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.00% -1.96% -36.25%
10th Percentile £22,300 £20,000 £21,663
90th Percentile £58,750 £34,750 £44,350
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.21% +1.54% -18.75%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 243 370 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.27% 25.66% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 203 276 436
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +26 29 £41,500 +104.94% 3
Daventry - 3 £22,000 -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) MCP
4 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 16 (42.11%) SOLID
5 16 (42.11%) Microservices
5 16 (42.11%) C#
5 16 (42.11%) HTML
5 16 (42.11%) .NET
5 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (42.11%) ITIL
5 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 16 (42.11%) MVC
5 16 (42.11%) VMware
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) MCPD
5 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 16 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 16 (42.11%) HTML5
5 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 16 (42.11%) Sitefinity
5 16 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (42.11%) NServiceBus
5 16 (42.11%) Kendo UI
5 16 (42.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 16 (42.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (36.84%) Office 365
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (28.95%) LAN

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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
1 16 (42.11%) NServiceBus
1 16 (42.11%) Sitefinity
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Office 365
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) LAN
2 10 (26.32%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) VLAN
6 2 (5.26%) Intranet
6 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) HSRP
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 16 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Law
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Applications Developer
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Technical Leader
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Applications Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Technical Support
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Support
6 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Server Support
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
1 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
1 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
1 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
1 16 (42.11%) HTML5
1 16 (42.11%) Kendo UI
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (42.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
1 16 (42.11%) Microservices
1 16 (42.11%) MVC
1 16 (42.11%) SOLID
1 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) PRINCE
2 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) Coaching
3 2 (5.26%) ITSM
3 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) MCP
2 16 (42.11%) MCPD
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 9 (23.68%) MCSE
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
5 8 (21.05%) VCP5
5 8 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (15.79%) MCITP
6 6 (15.79%) MCSA
7 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) CCA
8 1 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) XenApp
4 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Veeam
6 2 (5.26%) EqualLogic
6 2 (5.26%) McAfee
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) FalconStor