Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 279 190 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.69% 16.64% 18.63%
As % of the Vendors category 44.22% 43.58% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 249 205 217
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -10.96% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,300 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
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 631 436 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 44.53% 38.18% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 477 353 433
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,240 £21,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +5 201 £40,000 +31.15% 26
Kettering -6 9 £36,250 +11.54% 6
Corby - 9 £60,000 - 1
Wellingborough +3 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 159 (56.99%) SQL
2 115 (41.22%) SQL Server
3 103 (36.92%) Windows
4 95 (34.05%) .NET
5 81 (29.03%) SharePoint
6 80 (28.67%) Active Directory
7 71 (25.45%) ITIL
8 61 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (21.51%) C#
10 59 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 52 (18.64%) PowerShell
12 48 (17.20%) Windows Server
13 45 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 44 (15.77%) Finance
15 43 (15.41%) JavaScript
16 42 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
16 42 (15.05%) SCCM
17 39 (13.98%) Office 365
18 38 (13.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (13.26%) CSS
19 37 (13.26%) HTML
20 36 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 34 (12.19%) MCP
22 33 (11.83%) Test Automation
23 32 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
24 31 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
24 31 (11.11%) SAP
24 31 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
25 30 (10.75%) VB.NET
26 29 (10.39%) DNS

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 81 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.39%) K2 blackpearl
2 29 (10.39%) SharePoint Server
3 23 (8.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (6.09%) MS Exchange
5 15 (5.38%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.94%) IIS
7 7 (2.51%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.43%) SAS
10 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.72%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.36%) Apache
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.36%) JBoss
12 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (4.66%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.08%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 59 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (13.98%) Office 365
3 32 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (8.60%) GitHub
5 11 (3.94%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.51%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.43%) SaaS
10 3 (1.08%) IaaS
11 2 (0.72%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.72%) PaaS
12 1 (0.36%) Boomi
12 1 (0.36%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.39%) DNS
2 17 (6.09%) DHCP
3 16 (5.73%) SAN
4 12 (4.30%) Firewall
5 10 (3.58%) LAN
5 10 (3.58%) WAN
6 8 (2.87%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.51%) NAS
7 7 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (2.15%) VoIP
8 6 (2.15%) Wireless
9 5 (1.79%) Internet
9 5 (1.79%) VLAN
10 4 (1.43%) Intranet
10 4 (1.43%) Skype
11 3 (1.08%) VPN
12 2 (0.72%) PBX
12 2 (0.72%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (41.22%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (8.60%) SSDT
5 16 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (3.58%) Power BI
8 10 (3.58%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.23%) Big Data
9 9 (3.23%) BigQuery
9 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.51%) MySQL
11 7 (2.51%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.51%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.08%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 31 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (8.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.08%) FrontPage
4 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.36%) AppVeyor
6 1 (0.36%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.36%) gulp
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.36%) Selenium
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (15.77%) Finance
2 28 (10.04%) Retail
3 26 (9.32%) Law
4 25 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.73%) Advertising
5 16 (5.73%) Games
6 7 (2.51%) Electronics
6 7 (2.51%) Marketing
6 7 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.15%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (37.99%) Developer
2 39 (13.98%) .NET Developer
2 39 (13.98%) Analyst
3 38 (13.62%) Administrator
4 36 (12.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 30 (10.75%) SQL Developer
6 29 (10.39%) Support Engineer
7 25 (8.96%) Applications Developer
8 23 (8.24%) VB.NET Developer
9 22 (7.89%) .NET Applications Developer
10 21 (7.53%) C# Developer
11 16 (5.73%) Applications Support
11 16 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (5.02%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.02%) Support Analyst
13 14 (5.02%) Systems Developer
14 13 (4.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (4.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (34.05%) .NET
2 37 (13.26%) CSS
2 37 (13.26%) HTML
3 23 (8.24%) WinForms
4 18 (6.45%) SAP Smart Forms
5 11 (3.94%) JSON
6 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.23%) XML
7 8 (2.87%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.79%) HTML5
9 5 (1.79%) WCF
10 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.43%) REST
11 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.08%) Classic ASP
11 3 (1.08%) MDX
12 2 (0.72%) LINQ
12 2 (0.72%) SOAP
12 2 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.17%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.17%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.66%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.87%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.87%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.79%) Clustering
7 5 (1.79%) User Experience
8 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.43%) Replication
9 3 (1.08%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.72%) iPad
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.72%) mPOS
11 1 (0.36%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 103 (36.92%) Windows
2 48 (17.20%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.87%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.15%) Unix
6 5 (1.79%) Android
7 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.72%) Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.45%) ITIL
2 61 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.83%) Test Automation
4 27 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (8.96%) Business Analysis
5 25 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (8.60%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 23 (8.24%) Change Management
8 20 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.09%) Service Management
10 13 (4.66%) Knowledge Management
11 12 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (3.94%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.94%) Project Management
13 10 (3.58%) Data Modelling
13 10 (3.58%) ERP
13 10 (3.58%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (3.58%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.58%) SDLC
14 9 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 159 (56.99%) SQL
2 60 (21.51%) C#
3 52 (18.64%) PowerShell
4 43 (15.41%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.75%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.30%) Java
7 11 (3.94%) VB
8 7 (2.51%) Python
9 5 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.79%) VBScript
10 4 (1.43%) VBA
11 3 (1.08%) VB6
11 3 (1.08%) X++
12 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.72%) COBOL
13 1 (0.36%) C++
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) PHP
13 1 (0.36%) R
13 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (12.19%) MCP
3 25 (8.96%) MCPD
4 18 (6.45%) Degree
5 12 (4.30%) DBS Check
5 12 (4.30%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.94%) MCSA
6 11 (3.94%) MCSE
7 8 (2.87%) BC Cleared
8 7 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.15%) CCNA
9 6 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.79%) CCNP
11 4 (1.43%) ACCA
11 4 (1.43%) CCIE
11 4 (1.43%) CIMA
11 4 (1.43%) MCSD
11 4 (1.43%) MOS
11 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.08%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.51%) QA
1 7 (2.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 80 (28.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.58%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.72%) XenServer
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (15.05%) SCCM
2 29 (10.39%) SCOM
3 19 (6.81%) SCOrch
4 5 (1.79%) WSUS
5 4 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.72%) Ansible
7 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.72%) Puppet
8 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.36%) logstash
8 1 (0.36%) QRadar
8 1 (0.36%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (11.11%) SAP
2 21 (7.53%) Citrix
3 16 (5.73%) VMware
4 13 (4.66%) Cisco
5 11 (3.94%) Google
6 10 (3.58%) Avaya
6 10 (3.58%) iManage
7 9 (3.23%) Oracle
8 7 (2.51%) Cloudera
8 7 (2.51%) MapR
9 6 (2.15%) Adobe
9 6 (2.15%) BMC
9 6 (2.15%) HP
9 6 (2.15%) Remedy
9 6 (2.15%) Veeam
10 4 (1.43%) Acronis
10 4 (1.43%) Informatica
10 4 (1.43%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.43%) Tableau
10 4 (1.43%) Talend