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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 19 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 4.65% 22.73% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £28,051 £47,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.94% +63.79%
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
33 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 76.74% 68.18% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 2
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle