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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 10.00% - 8.00%
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% - 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
11 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 55.00% 32.00% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 20
Median salary £40,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

The demand trend of job ads across the Folkestone region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Folkestone region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) IT Technician
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (18.18%) Call Centre Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Call Centre Support
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) ASP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP