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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 8.70% 8.33% 9.68%
As % of the Vendors category 15.38% 28.57% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £40,000 £26,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -30.26%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
13 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 56.52% 29.17% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 26
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 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 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 2 (15.38%) MVC

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 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Call Centre Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Call Centre Support
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
1 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP