Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 15 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 291 181 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.97% 16.42% 17.19%
As % of the Vendors category 45.40% 43.93% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 240 164 181
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14% -
10th Percentile £21,565 £19,163 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +9.72%

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 Northamptonshire.

All Vendors
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 641 412 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 50.59% 37.39% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 479 333 349
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,900 £20,800
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Northamptonshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Northamptonshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Northamptonshire

Microsoft
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 within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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 +2 236 £38,500 -3.75% 19
Kettering +4 11 £40,500 +39.66% 8
Corby -5 8 £75,000 +134.38% 1
Towcester 0 1 - - 3
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 152 (52.23%) SQL
2 135 (46.39%) SQL Server
3 108 (37.11%) .NET
4 90 (30.93%) C#
5 86 (29.55%) Windows
6 75 (25.77%) JavaScript
7 72 (24.74%) Active Directory
7 72 (24.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (20.62%) HTML
9 57 (19.59%) Finance
10 56 (19.24%) ITIL
11 53 (18.21%) SharePoint
12 52 (17.87%) CSS
12 52 (17.87%) MVC
12 52 (17.87%) Hyper-V
13 51 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (16.49%) ASP.NET
15 47 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 47 (16.15%) .NET Framework
16 46 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
17 45 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
18 44 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
18 44 (15.12%) Test Automation
19 40 (13.75%) Retail
19 40 (13.75%) Windows Server
20 39 (13.40%) MS Exchange
20 39 (13.40%) DNS
21 38 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
22 37 (12.71%) DHCP
22 37 (12.71%) Continuous Improvement

Microsoft
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 53 (18.21%) SharePoint
2 39 (13.40%) MS Exchange
3 24 (8.25%) SharePoint Server
4 22 (7.56%) IIS
5 18 (6.19%) K2 blackpearl
6 17 (5.84%) SAS
6 17 (5.84%) Skype for Business
7 16 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (4.81%) NServiceBus
8 14 (4.81%) Sitefinity
9 10 (3.44%) CMS
10 8 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (1.37%) Apache Spark
14 3 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.34%) Confluence
15 1 (0.34%) JBoss
15 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 44 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.84%) SPSS
3 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.31%) Office 365
3 16 (5.50%) GitHub
4 14 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (2.75%) SaaS
8 4 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.34%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.34%) Route 53
10 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.40%) DNS
2 37 (12.71%) DHCP
3 30 (10.31%) SAN
4 29 (9.97%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.84%) VLAN
6 12 (4.12%) NAS
6 12 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (3.44%) Internet
7 10 (3.44%) LAN
8 9 (3.09%) Firewall
8 9 (3.09%) WAN
9 5 (1.72%) Intranet
10 3 (1.03%) Wireless
11 2 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.69%) IPsec
11 2 (0.69%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.69%) VoIP
12 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (46.39%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (7.22%) SSDT
6 17 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (4.47%) BigQuery
8 10 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.75%) MySQL
9 8 (2.75%) Power BI
10 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.37%) Big Data
12 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.37%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (24.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (10.31%) Octopus Deploy
3 21 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.06%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.03%) FrontPage
6 3 (1.03%) JIRA
6 3 (1.03%) Selenium
7 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.34%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.34%) gulp
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Moq
8 1 (0.34%) MSTest
8 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 57 (19.59%) Finance
2 40 (13.75%) Retail
3 15 (5.15%) Law
4 8 (2.75%) Banking
4 8 (2.75%) Legal
4 8 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.06%) Electronics
6 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.37%) Games
7 4 (1.37%) Marketing
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (44.33%) Developer
2 66 (22.68%) .NET Developer
3 40 (13.75%) C# Developer
4 39 (13.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (12.71%) Analyst
6 34 (11.68%) Administrator
7 31 (10.65%) Applications Developer
8 27 (9.28%) Software Developer
9 26 (8.93%) .NET Software Developer
10 22 (7.56%) Support Engineer
11 21 (7.22%) SQL Developer
12 20 (6.87%) SharePoint Developer
13 19 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (6.19%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (5.84%) Senior Developer
15 17 (5.84%) Support Analyst
16 14 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 13 (4.47%) .NET Applications Developer
17 13 (4.47%) Systems Developer
18 11 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.11%) .NET
2 60 (20.62%) HTML
3 52 (17.87%) CSS
4 48 (16.49%) ASP.NET
5 47 (16.15%) .NET Framework
6 33 (11.34%) jQuery
7 28 (9.62%) AngularJS
7 28 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (8.59%) LINQ
9 23 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (7.22%) JSON
11 18 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (5.84%) Ajax
12 17 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 17 (5.84%) Razor View Engine
13 15 (5.15%) Entity Framework
13 15 (5.15%) WinForms
14 10 (3.44%) Web Services
15 9 (3.09%) .NET Core
15 9 (3.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.87%) Clustering
1 20 (6.87%) Management Information System
1 20 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (5.50%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.47%) Fat Client
3 13 (4.47%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.37%) Replication
7 3 (1.03%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.69%) EPoS
8 2 (0.69%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.34%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.55%) Windows
2 40 (13.75%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.19%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.78%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.09%) Unix
9 7 (2.41%) Linux
10 5 (1.72%) Android
10 5 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.24%) ITIL
2 52 (17.87%) MVC
3 51 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (15.12%) Test Automation
6 38 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (12.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (9.97%) Software Engineering
9 25 (8.59%) Change Management
10 23 (7.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 21 (7.22%) SOLID
12 19 (6.53%) Analytics
12 19 (6.53%) Coaching
12 19 (6.53%) Incident Management
12 19 (6.53%) Mentoring
12 19 (6.53%) Multichannel Retail
13 18 (6.19%) Patch Management
13 18 (6.19%) Web Development
14 17 (5.84%) Progressive Web App
15 16 (5.50%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 152 (52.23%) SQL
2 90 (30.93%) C#
3 75 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.15%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.78%) Java
8 9 (3.09%) Python
9 8 (2.75%) VB
10 5 (1.72%) C++
10 5 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.72%) VBScript
11 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.37%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) C-shell
12 2 (0.69%) Ruby
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.00%) MCP
3 29 (9.97%) MCPD
4 22 (7.56%) Degree
5 21 (7.22%) DBS Check
5 21 (7.22%) Security Cleared
6 18 (6.19%) BC Cleared
7 12 (4.12%) MCSE
8 11 (3.78%) CCNA
8 11 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.03%) ISEB
9 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.69%) MCSA
11 1 (0.34%) ACCA
11 1 (0.34%) CIMA
11 1 (0.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.22%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 72 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 52 (17.87%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.84%) Terminal Services
4 14 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.75%) XenApp
6 7 (2.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.69%) KVM
7 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Xen
7 2 (0.69%) XenServer
8 1 (0.34%) Docker
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (10.65%) SCCM
2 7 (2.41%) SCOM
3 6 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.72%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.37%) Ansible
5 4 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.37%) Puppet
6 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.34%) logstash
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.34%) Terraform
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (11.34%) VMware
2 32 (11.00%) Citrix
3 28 (9.62%) Cisco
4 20 (6.87%) Oracle
5 19 (6.53%) Tableau
6 14 (4.81%) Google
7 13 (4.47%) iManage
8 12 (4.12%) HP
9 11 (3.78%) SAP
10 10 (3.44%) Avaya
10 10 (3.44%) Infor
11 9 (3.09%) NetApp
11 9 (3.09%) Talend
12 7 (2.41%) Veeam
13 6 (2.06%) BMC
13 6 (2.06%) IBM
13 6 (2.06%) Remedy
14 5 (1.72%) Adobe
14 5 (1.72%) Dell
14 5 (1.72%) Fujitsu