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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 63.64% 26.09% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% 50.00% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £34,250 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,650 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,850 £38,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
7 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 63.64% 52.17% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 16 September 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 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (41.18%) Migration
6 7 (41.18%) DTS
6 7 (41.18%) ETL
7 6 (35.29%) Change Management
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) Release Management
8 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (29.41%) SSDT
9 4 (23.53%) C#
9 4 (23.53%) Red Gate
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (17.65%) VirtualBox
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (17.65%) Time Management
10 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 3 (17.65%) Animation
10 3 (17.65%) Mathematics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Chatham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) Maya
2 3 (17.65%) 3ds Max
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (41.18%) DTS
5 5 (29.41%) SSDT
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
2 3 (17.65%) NuGet
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Developer
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WCF
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Animation
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
1 7 (41.18%) ETL
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Release Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Gate