The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Dartford region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 23.46% 50.00% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 33.93% 87.50% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 11
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £26,000
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%
Vendors Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 69.14% 57.14% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 28
Average salary £42,500 £27,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 14 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dartford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) Marketing
4 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) CCNP
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 6 (22.22%) DNS
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
5 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 6 (22.22%) DHCP
5 6 (22.22%) SNMP
5 6 (22.22%) IIS
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (22.22%) SEO
5 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (22.22%) Mitel
5 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 6 (22.22%) Google
5 6 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 6 (22.22%) Pay per click
5 6 (22.22%) Statistics
5 6 (22.22%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
1 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
1 6 (22.22%) DHCP
1 6 (22.22%) SNMP
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) MOLAP
5 1 (3.70%) ROLAP
General
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Account Manager
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Security Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Network Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) PPC Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) PPC Manager
1 6 (22.22%) PPC Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) PPC Executive
2 3 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.11%) MDX
1 3 (11.11%) WCF
1 3 (11.11%) WPF
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Statistics
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) FlexPod
3 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (22.22%) SEO
2 6 (22.22%) Pay per click
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 6 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (14.81%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) OOD
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) ETL
6 1 (3.70%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNP
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) NCDA
2 2 (7.41%) NCIE
2 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) Mitel
3 6 (22.22%) Google
3 6 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Business Objects