The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 21.95% 13.51% 19.35%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 34.48% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £28,875
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 Dartford region.

Vendors Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 54.88% 39.19% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 12
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,500 £48,875
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dartford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dartford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (32.43%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) Marketing
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) .NET
5 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco
6 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
7 7 (18.92%) WAN
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP
7 7 (18.92%) CSS
7 7 (18.92%) IIS
7 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
7 7 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 6 (16.22%) CCNP
8 6 (16.22%) CCNA
8 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (16.22%) MVC
8 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.22%) Business Objects
8 6 (16.22%) SNMP
8 6 (16.22%) Tomcat

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.70%) FastStats
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) WAN
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) SNMP
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) OLAP
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (2.70%) MOLAP
5 1 (2.70%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 11 (29.73%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Tester
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Security Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) PPC Executive
3 3 (8.11%) PPC Manager
3 3 (8.11%) PPC Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (8.11%) PPC Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Account Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
1 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
2 7 (18.92%) CSS
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 4 (10.81%) WPF
4 4 (10.81%) CSS3
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (8.11%) HTML5
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (8.11%) MDX
5 3 (8.11%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 1 (2.70%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
2 6 (16.22%) Statistics
3 3 (8.11%) iPhone
4 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.22%) MVC
2 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (13.51%) Workflow
3 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
3 5 (13.51%) OOD
3 5 (13.51%) OO
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Propensity Modelling
5 3 (8.11%) Image Processing
5 3 (8.11%) Pay per click
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.11%) B2B
5 3 (8.11%) SEO
5 3 (8.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) XPath
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNP
2 6 (16.22%) CCNA
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.51%) MCITP
3 5 (13.51%) MCDBA
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) NCDA
5 1 (2.70%) NCIE
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco
1 8 (21.62%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Business Objects
2 6 (16.22%) Mitel
2 6 (16.22%) Riverbed
3 3 (8.11%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe