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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 87 144 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.92% 19.81% 16.97%
As % of the Vendors category 48.33% 46.15% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78 116 142
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 180 312 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.87% 42.92% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 152 199 324
Median salary £44,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 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 -7 57 £45,000 +34.32% 9
Kettering 0 3 £29,000 -3.33%
Brackley -6 2 £62,500 +92.30%
Daventry - 2 £27,500 - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 91 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 76 (40.00%) Windows
3 73 (38.42%) SQL
4 52 (27.37%) ITIL
5 51 (26.84%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (18.42%) Windows Server
9 32 (16.84%) Greenfield Project
10 31 (16.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
11 30 (15.79%) VMware
12 29 (15.26%) Microsoft Office
12 29 (15.26%) Active Directory
13 27 (14.21%) SAN
13 27 (14.21%) Degree
14 26 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (13.16%) Hyper-V
15 25 (13.16%) Analytics
16 23 (12.11%) .NET
16 23 (12.11%) T-SQL
16 23 (12.11%) C#
17 22 (11.58%) SCCM
18 21 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (11.05%) Big Data
18 21 (11.05%) Data Strategy
19 20 (10.53%) Advertising
20 19 (10.00%) Citrix
20 19 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016

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 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.26%) Apache
2 10 (5.26%) IIS
2 10 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.58%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (15.26%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.95%) Office 365
3 16 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.05%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.21%) SAN
2 17 (8.95%) LAN
3 13 (6.84%) WAN
4 11 (5.79%) Firewall
5 10 (5.26%) DHCP
5 10 (5.26%) DNS
6 8 (4.21%) NAS
7 7 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (3.16%) VLAN
9 5 (2.63%) Skype
10 4 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.58%) Internet
12 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.05%) Extranet
12 2 (1.05%) Intranet
12 2 (1.05%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.05%) Network Security
12 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.05%) VPN
13 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 43 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (16.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 26 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (11.05%) Big Data
7 19 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (7.89%) Power BI
9 12 (6.32%) MySQL
10 11 (5.79%) OLAP
11 10 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
11 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (4.21%) Star Schema
13 6 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 4 (2.11%) MongoDB
16 3 (1.58%) QlikView
16 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) MSTest
2 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (10.53%) Advertising
2 11 (5.79%) Finance
3 8 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.68%) Law
4 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.16%) Legal
6 4 (2.11%) Automotive
6 4 (2.11%) Billing
6 4 (2.11%) Marketing
6 4 (2.11%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.58%) Back Office
7 3 (1.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (25.26%) Analyst
2 36 (18.95%) Developer
3 23 (12.11%) Support Analyst
4 16 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 13 (6.84%) IT Manager
7 12 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 12 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.32%) Junior
8 11 (5.79%) Business Manager
8 11 (5.79%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) Server Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) Server Support
9 10 (5.26%) Server Support Analyst
10 9 (4.74%) DBA
10 9 (4.74%) SQL DBA
11 8 (4.21%) Administrator
11 8 (4.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.11%) .NET
2 11 (5.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.21%) Web Services
4 6 (3.16%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (2.63%) HTML
6 4 (2.11%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.11%) CSS
6 4 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.11%) WCF
6 4 (2.11%) XML
7 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (1.58%) HTML5
7 3 (1.58%) jQuery
7 3 (1.58%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.58%) RESTful
8 2 (1.05%) Node.js
8 2 (1.05%) React
8 2 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.84%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.79%) Clustering
4 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.58%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.58%) Replication
8 3 (1.58%) Tandem
8 3 (1.58%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.05%) iPad
9 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.05%) Social Media
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.00%) Windows
2 35 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 16 (8.42%) Windows 7
4 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
5 10 (5.26%) Linux
6 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.68%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.37%) ITIL
2 51 (26.84%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (13.16%) Analytics
4 21 (11.05%) Data Strategy
5 18 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (9.47%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.95%) Project Management
7 16 (8.42%) Data Management
8 12 (6.32%) Business Analytics
8 12 (6.32%) Predictive Analytics
9 11 (5.79%) TDD
10 10 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.26%) CRM
10 10 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.26%) ETL
10 10 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
11 9 (4.74%) Matrix Management
11 9 (4.74%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.42%) SQL
2 23 (12.11%) C#
2 23 (12.11%) T-SQL
3 18 (9.47%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.68%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.63%) C
5 5 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.11%) VBA
7 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) Degree
2 26 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.84%) CCNA
6 10 (5.26%) MCITP
7 8 (4.21%) MCP
8 7 (3.68%) MCSE
9 6 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.63%) CCNP
11 4 (2.11%) CISSP
11 4 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (2.11%) MCSA
11 4 (2.11%) MOS
11 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.11%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (2.11%) VCP5
12 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (15.26%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.84%) vSphere
5 7 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (11.58%) SCCM
2 7 (3.68%) Ansible
2 7 (3.68%) SCOM
3 4 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.05%) Puppet
4 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (15.79%) VMware
2 19 (10.00%) Citrix
3 14 (7.37%) NetApp
4 9 (4.74%) Cisco
5 7 (3.68%) SAP
6 6 (3.16%) Tableau
7 5 (2.63%) Oracle
8 3 (1.58%) IBM
8 3 (1.58%) Nintex
9 2 (1.05%) Brocade
9 2 (1.05%) Cognos
9 2 (1.05%) CommVault
9 2 (1.05%) HP
9 2 (1.05%) JDA
9 2 (1.05%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
10 1 (0.53%) Infor
10 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.53%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.53%) Motorola
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