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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 3.70% 2.63% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 4.35% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £30,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.92% -25.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
27 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 50.00% 60.53% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 13
Average salary £38,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,900
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 19 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA