The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chatham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 33.33% 25.00% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 33.33% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £33,000 £50,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% +49.25%
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 Chatham region.

Vendors Category
Chatham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 66.67% 75.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 9
Average salary £28,500 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £50,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Chatham

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Chatham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chatham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chatham 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 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) DTS
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Red Gate
6 3 (27.27%) Time Management
6 3 (27.27%) Animation
6 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) Games
6 3 (27.27%) Maya
6 3 (27.27%) 3ds Max
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Flash

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chatham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chatham 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 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) Maya
2 3 (27.27%) 3ds Max
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (45.45%) DTS
4 2 (18.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (27.27%) Animation
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Change Management
1 6 (54.55%) Release Management
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Gate