The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Folkestone region.

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

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 3.23% - 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 64.52% 60.00% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 37
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Kent

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 11 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) EDI
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle