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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 20.00% 5.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 41.67% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -
UK excluding London average 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
24 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 48.00% 37.50% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 19
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Folkestone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Folkestone region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Folkestone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) VB
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Office 365
5 4 (26.67%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Electronics
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Call Centre Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Call Centre Support
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) VB
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
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