Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 216 247 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.27% 18.36% 17.39%
As % of the Vendors category 45.38% 36.87% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 196 208 255
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,375 £60,375 £53,750
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 476 670 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 42.46% 49.81% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 389 465 596
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,500 £53,760
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -1.28%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +2 145 £34,000 -24.44% 12
Corby - 13 £32,500 - 5
Kettering +1 6 £42,500 +88.89% 3
Daventry +4 5 £22,000 +22.22%
Wellingborough -2 2 £22,750 -43.13% 1
Towcester - 1 £24,000 - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 95 (43.98%) Windows
2 94 (43.52%) SQL
3 82 (37.96%) SQL Server
4 65 (30.09%) Active Directory
5 62 (28.70%) .NET
6 61 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (26.85%) Windows Server
8 54 (25.00%) ITIL
9 50 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (22.69%) C#
11 43 (19.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 38 (17.59%) MCP
13 36 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
14 33 (15.28%) VMware
15 32 (14.81%) Test Automation
16 31 (14.35%) Office 365
16 31 (14.35%) SharePoint
17 30 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 29 (13.43%) SCCM
19 27 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 27 (12.50%) DNS
20 26 (12.04%) MS Exchange
20 26 (12.04%) MCPD
20 26 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
20 26 (12.04%) Event-Driven Architecture
20 26 (12.04%) Octopus Deploy
21 25 (11.57%) Hyper-V
21 25 (11.57%) ASP.NET
22 23 (10.65%) SAP

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 31 (14.35%) SharePoint
2 26 (12.04%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.41%) NServiceBus
3 16 (7.41%) Sitefinity
4 11 (5.09%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.17%) IIS
5 9 (4.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.85%) SAS
10 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.85%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.39%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (19.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (14.35%) Office 365
3 20 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.63%) GitHub
5 5 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.31%) IaaS
5 5 (2.31%) SaaS
6 4 (1.85%) PaaS
7 3 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.46%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.46%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.50%) DNS
2 17 (7.87%) DHCP
3 10 (4.63%) SAN
4 9 (4.17%) VLAN
5 8 (3.70%) Skype
6 7 (3.24%) LAN
6 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.24%) WAN
7 6 (2.78%) Internet
7 6 (2.78%) Intranet
8 5 (2.31%) Firewall
9 4 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.85%) VPN
10 3 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.39%) NAS
10 3 (1.39%) PPTP
11 2 (0.93%) HSRP
11 2 (0.93%) MPLS
11 2 (0.93%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (0.93%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (37.96%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.63%) SSDT
6 6 (2.78%) Power BI
7 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.85%) Big Data
9 3 (1.39%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.39%) DTS
9 3 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.39%) OLAP
9 3 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.39%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (12.04%) Octopus Deploy
1 26 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (8.80%) Finance
2 17 (7.87%) Retail
3 14 (6.48%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.56%) Games
5 6 (2.78%) Legal
6 5 (2.31%) Law
7 4 (1.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (29.17%) Analyst
2 56 (25.93%) Developer
3 26 (12.04%) Applications Developer
4 24 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 24 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 23 (10.65%) IT Support
6 20 (9.26%) Administrator
7 19 (8.80%) SQL Developer
7 19 (8.80%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 18 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (6.48%) IT Analyst
9 14 (6.48%) Senior Developer
10 13 (6.02%) Senior Applications Developer
11 11 (5.09%) Applications Support
11 11 (5.09%) C# Developer
11 11 (5.09%) Integration Analyst
11 11 (5.09%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.63%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.70%) .NET
2 25 (11.57%) ASP.NET
3 21 (9.72%) HTML
4 16 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 16 (7.41%) Entity Framework
4 16 (7.41%) HTML5
4 16 (7.41%) Kendo UI
5 10 (4.63%) WinForms
6 7 (3.24%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (2.31%) CSS
7 5 (2.31%) Middleware
7 5 (2.31%) XML
8 4 (1.85%) JSON
8 4 (1.85%) WCF
9 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.39%) LAMP
9 3 (1.39%) REST
9 3 (1.39%) Web Services
10 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.78%) User Experience
5 5 (2.31%) Clustering
5 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.39%) mPOS
8 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.93%) Tandem
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.46%) CCTV
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 95 (43.98%) Windows
2 58 (26.85%) Windows Server
3 23 (10.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (9.72%) Windows 7
5 20 (9.26%) Windows 8
6 18 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.09%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.85%) Linux
9 3 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.39%) Unix
9 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.93%) Android
10 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.00%) ITIL
3 32 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 27 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (12.04%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 23 (10.65%) MVC
7 20 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (7.41%) Microservices
8 16 (7.41%) Project Management
8 16 (7.41%) SOLID
9 15 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.94%) Workflow
10 13 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 12 (5.56%) Service Design
11 12 (5.56%) Software Testing
11 12 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.09%) Coaching
13 10 (4.63%) Case Management
13 10 (4.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 94 (43.52%) SQL
2 49 (22.69%) C#
3 21 (9.72%) PowerShell
4 16 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.24%) VB
6 6 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.31%) Java
7 5 (2.31%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) X++
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) C
9 1 (0.46%) C-shell
9 1 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) R
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (17.59%) MCP
3 26 (12.04%) MCPD
4 17 (7.87%) MCSA
5 14 (6.48%) Degree
6 12 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (5.09%) MCSE
8 9 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.85%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.85%) CCENT
9 4 (1.85%) CCIE
9 4 (1.85%) CCNA
9 4 (1.85%) CCNP
9 4 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.85%) MCITP
9 4 (1.85%) MCSD
9 4 (1.85%) MOS
9 4 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.93%) MCDST
10 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) QA
1 6 (2.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) COBIT
3 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (30.09%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.57%) Hyper-V
3 19 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.09%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.24%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.78%) XenApp
7 4 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.39%) XenServer
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.46%) vSphere
10 1 (0.46%) Xen
10 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (13.43%) SCCM
2 14 (6.48%) SCOM
3 9 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.85%) WSUS
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.46%) Ansible
6 1 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) Puppet
6 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (15.28%) VMware
2 23 (10.65%) SAP
3 22 (10.19%) Cisco
4 17 (7.87%) Citrix
5 11 (5.09%) HP
6 8 (3.70%) Google
7 5 (2.31%) IBM
7 5 (2.31%) NetApp
8 4 (1.85%) Informatica
8 4 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle
8 4 (1.85%) Talend
8 4 (1.85%) Veeam
9 3 (1.39%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.39%) MapR
9 3 (1.39%) NETGEAR
9 3 (1.39%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.39%) Tableau
9 3 (1.39%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.39%) Workday