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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 21 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 11.84% 19.72% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 23.08% 38.89% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +136.84%
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 Dartford region.

Vendors Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 51.32% 50.70% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,250 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £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 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 21 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dartford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
5 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Marketing
6 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
6 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
7 6 (23.08%) OO
7 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (23.08%) OOD
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (23.08%) MVC
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) MCITP
8 5 (19.23%) WCF
8 5 (19.23%) WPF
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) Workflow
8 5 (19.23%) SLA
8 5 (19.23%) MCDBA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) SNMP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) MOLAP
5 1 (3.85%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) WCF
3 5 (19.23%) WPF
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) CSS3
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
2 3 (11.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) OOD
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Workflow
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) UML
4 4 (15.38%) Image Processing
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Propensity Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) B2B
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) XPath
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCITP
2 5 (19.23%) MCDBA
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Business Objects
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Mitel
3 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago