The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 23 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 5.17% 11.11% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 23.53% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.33%
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 Folkestone region.

Vendors Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 51.72% 47.22% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 4
Average salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Folkestone

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Folkestone

Microsoft
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) EDI
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) DTS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DTS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle