The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Canterbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank - 4 1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury - 20.00% 46.43%
As % of the Vendors category - 28.57% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £30,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canterbury region.

Vendors Category
Canterbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 47.83% 70.00% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Canterbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Canterbury

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Canterbury

Microsoft
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle