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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 11.43% 5.26% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 7.14% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £31,250 £36,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.38% +48.97%
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
14 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 40.00% 73.68% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 1
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) DTS
2 2 (25.00%) EDI
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DTS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) EDI
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Data Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle