Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 303 183 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.14% 15.90% 15.67%
As % of the Vendors category 43.66% 42.96% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 262 188 182
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,560 £20,838 £19,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,875 £53,700
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 694 426 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 48.43% 37.01% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 510 336 367
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,250 £21,690
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £53,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +5 235 £40,000 +31.15% 28
Kettering -4 12 £40,500 +39.66% 10
Corby - 7 £100,000 -
Wellingborough +2 3 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 182 (60.07%) SQL
2 145 (47.85%) SQL Server
3 117 (38.61%) .NET
4 90 (29.70%) Windows
5 86 (28.38%) C#
6 84 (27.72%) SharePoint
7 74 (24.42%) Active Directory
8 68 (22.44%) JavaScript
9 66 (21.78%) ITIL
10 61 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (19.80%) Finance
12 58 (19.14%) HTML
13 55 (18.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 53 (17.49%) CSS
15 48 (15.84%) PowerShell
16 47 (15.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 46 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 45 (14.85%) Test Automation
18 45 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (13.53%) Microsoft Office
20 40 (13.20%) Continuous Improvement
20 40 (13.20%) Office 365
21 39 (12.87%) MCP
22 38 (12.54%) SCCM
22 38 (12.54%) SharePoint Server
23 36 (11.88%) Octopus Deploy
23 36 (11.88%) Windows Server
23 36 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
24 35 (11.55%) Retail
24 35 (11.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 84 (27.72%) SharePoint
2 38 (12.54%) SharePoint Server
3 29 (9.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (8.91%) K2 blackpearl
5 22 (7.26%) MS Exchange
6 17 (5.61%) IIS
7 15 (4.95%) Skype for Business
8 11 (3.63%) NServiceBus
8 11 (3.63%) SAS
8 11 (3.63%) Sitefinity
9 6 (1.98%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.98%) CMS
9 6 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.33%) Apache
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
10 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.33%) JBoss
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (13.53%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.63%) SPSS
4 6 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (13.20%) Office 365
3 26 (8.58%) GitHub
4 23 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.98%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.32%) SaaS
9 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.33%) Boomi
10 1 (0.33%) IaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Route 53
10 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.91%) SAN
2 25 (8.25%) DNS
3 18 (5.94%) DHCP
4 13 (4.29%) Firewall
4 13 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
4 13 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.63%) NAS
6 9 (2.97%) LAN
7 8 (2.64%) Internet
7 8 (2.64%) WAN
8 7 (2.31%) Wireless
9 6 (1.98%) VoIP
10 4 (1.32%) Intranet
11 3 (0.99%) VLAN
12 2 (0.66%) IPsec
12 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.66%) VPN
13 1 (0.33%) FTP
13 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (47.85%) SQL Server
2 47 (15.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (11.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (9.57%) SSDT
5 18 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.63%) BigQuery
8 11 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (3.30%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.97%) MySQL
10 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (2.64%) Power BI
12 7 (2.31%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.98%) Big Data
13 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.98%) Star Schema
14 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (18.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (11.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (0.99%) FrontPage
6 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.99%) JIRA
7 2 (0.66%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) AppVeyor
8 1 (0.33%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.33%) gulp
8 1 (0.33%) JUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 60 (19.80%) Finance
2 35 (11.55%) Retail
3 30 (9.90%) Law
4 23 (7.59%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.62%) Advertising
6 10 (3.30%) Legal
7 8 (2.64%) Electronics
8 7 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.98%) Games
10 5 (1.65%) Banking
11 4 (1.32%) Marketing
12 2 (0.66%) Billing
13 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 136 (44.88%) Developer
2 57 (18.81%) .NET Developer
3 37 (12.21%) Administrator
3 37 (12.21%) SharePoint Developer
4 35 (11.55%) Applications Developer
5 32 (10.56%) Analyst
6 26 (8.58%) C# Developer
6 26 (8.58%) SQL Developer
7 25 (8.25%) Support Engineer
8 24 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (7.26%) VB.NET Developer
10 21 (6.93%) .NET Applications Developer
11 18 (5.94%) Systems Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Software Developer
12 17 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (5.28%) .NET Software Developer
13 16 (5.28%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.96%) Senior Applications Developer
14 12 (3.96%) Support Analyst
15 11 (3.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (38.61%) .NET
2 58 (19.14%) HTML
3 53 (17.49%) CSS
4 27 (8.91%) .NET Framework
4 27 (8.91%) ASP.NET
5 24 (7.92%) WinForms
6 16 (5.28%) jQuery
7 15 (4.95%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.62%) SAP Smart Forms
9 13 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (3.63%) JSON
11 10 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.30%) HTML5
11 10 (3.30%) LINQ
12 9 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (2.64%) Entity Framework
13 8 (2.64%) Web Services
14 7 (2.31%) REST
15 6 (1.98%) Kendo UI
15 6 (1.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.94%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.96%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.96%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.63%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.31%) Replication
8 6 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.65%) Clustering
10 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.66%) iPad
11 2 (0.66%) PKI
11 2 (0.66%) User Experience
12 1 (0.33%) Fintech
12 1 (0.33%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.33%) Kindle
12 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (29.70%) Windows
2 36 (11.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.96%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.98%) Unix
6 6 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.65%) Linux
8 4 (1.32%) Android
9 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.78%) ITIL
2 61 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (14.85%) Test Automation
4 40 (13.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 36 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (10.56%) Change Management
7 30 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (9.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 28 (9.24%) Business Analysis
8 28 (9.24%) MVC
9 19 (6.27%) Service Management
10 18 (5.94%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.61%) Knowledge Management
12 16 (5.28%) Server Management
13 15 (4.95%) SOLID
14 14 (4.62%) Mentoring
15 13 (4.29%) Analytics
16 12 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (3.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 182 (60.07%) SQL
2 86 (28.38%) C#
3 68 (22.44%) JavaScript
4 48 (15.84%) PowerShell
5 30 (9.90%) VB.NET
6 14 (4.62%) Java
7 13 (4.29%) VB
8 10 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.97%) Python
10 6 (1.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.65%) VBA
11 5 (1.65%) VBScript
12 4 (1.32%) C++
12 4 (1.32%) Perl
12 4 (1.32%) VB6
13 2 (0.66%) COBOL
13 2 (0.66%) C-shell
13 2 (0.66%) Ruby
13 2 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 45 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (12.87%) MCP
3 35 (11.55%) MCPD
4 23 (7.59%) DBS Check
4 23 (7.59%) Degree
4 23 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 17 (5.61%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.65%) MCSE
8 4 (1.32%) ACCA
8 4 (1.32%) CIMA
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CCNA
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.66%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.66%) MCDST
9 2 (0.66%) MCSA
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.64%) QA
2 6 (1.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) GCP
4 1 (0.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 74 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.23%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.28%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.32%) XenApp
7 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.66%) KVM
8 2 (0.66%) vSphere
8 2 (0.66%) Xen
8 2 (0.66%) XenServer
9 1 (0.33%) Docker
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (12.54%) SCCM
2 21 (6.93%) SCOM
3 14 (4.62%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.65%) Ansible
5 5 (1.65%) Puppet
6 4 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.33%) logstash
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.33%) Nagios
8 1 (0.33%) QRadar
8 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.33%) Terraform
8 1 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (8.25%) SAP
2 22 (7.26%) Citrix
3 15 (4.95%) Oracle
3 15 (4.95%) VMware
4 13 (4.29%) Google
4 13 (4.29%) iManage
4 13 (4.29%) Tableau
5 12 (3.96%) Cisco
6 11 (3.63%) Avaya
7 8 (2.64%) HP
7 8 (2.64%) NetApp
7 8 (2.64%) Veeam
8 7 (2.31%) Adobe
9 6 (1.98%) Acronis
9 6 (1.98%) BMC
9 6 (1.98%) Infor
9 6 (1.98%) Remedy
10 5 (1.65%) Dell
10 5 (1.65%) IBM
10 5 (1.65%) Talend