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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 2.44% 13.64% 71.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 25.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
28 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 68.29% 54.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 4
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS Installation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree