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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 11.54% 8.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £26,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.26% -
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
9 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 34.62% 81.08% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 6
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) DTS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree