The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Kent
Rank 65 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.64% 4.60% 4.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.47% 14.83% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 43
Median salary £25,000 £32,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.48% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
152 344 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.23% 31.02% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 108 281 221
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Kent region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 4 £24,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +14 3 £32,500 +42.85%
Sevenoaks +6 2 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Whitstable - 2 £20,800 -
West Malling -5 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Chatham -12 1 - -
Maidstone -14 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 44 (80.00%) MCSE
2 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
3 34 (61.82%) Windows
4 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
4 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
5 27 (49.09%) MCP
6 26 (47.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
8 21 (38.18%) MS Office
8 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
9 19 (34.55%) VMware
10 18 (32.73%) Firewall
10 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (30.91%) CCNA
11 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 15 (27.27%) LAN
13 15 (27.27%) WAN
13 15 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (25.45%) Finance
14 14 (25.45%) MCSA
15 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
15 13 (23.64%) Cisco
15 13 (23.64%) Office 365
15 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
16 12 (21.82%) MCITP
17 11 (20.00%) Wireless
18 10 (18.18%) Avaya
18 10 (18.18%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (41.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (38.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) Firewall
2 15 (27.27%) LAN
2 15 (27.27%) WAN
3 11 (20.00%) Wireless
4 10 (18.18%) DHCP
4 10 (18.18%) DNS
5 8 (14.55%) SAN
5 8 (14.55%) VLAN
6 7 (12.73%) VPN
7 5 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.45%) VoIP
9 2 (3.64%) Skype
10 1 (1.82%) DSL
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) LDAP
10 1 (1.82%) NAS
10 1 (1.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 13 (23.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Support Analyst
4 11 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Desktop Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) IT Support
6 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Network Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Telephony Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) REST
2 5 (9.09%) SOAP
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) iPhone
3 6 (10.91%) Driving Licence
4 5 (9.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) AS400
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
3 26 (47.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.55%) Android
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
8 5 (9.09%) Mac OS X
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Time Management
4 3 (5.45%) BCP
4 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) Data Management
4 3 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.64%) Migration
5 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.64%) Service Management
6 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.82%) CRM
6 1 (1.82%) ERP
6 1 (1.82%) ETL
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
6 1 (1.82%) TDD
6 1 (1.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (80.00%) MCSE
2 27 (49.09%) MCP
3 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (30.91%) CCNA
5 14 (25.45%) MCSA
6 12 (21.82%) MCITP
7 7 (12.73%) A+ Certification
8 5 (9.09%) CCNP
8 5 (9.09%) MCTS
9 3 (5.45%) Degree
10 2 (3.64%) MCDST
11 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) COBIT
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
3 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) VMware
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) Avaya
5 9 (16.36%) Apple
6 7 (12.73%) HP
7 6 (10.91%) Citrix
7 6 (10.91%) Dell
8 5 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (9.09%) Mitel
8 5 (9.09%) Nortel
9 3 (5.45%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.64%) Nimsoft
10 2 (3.64%) Remedy
10 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.82%) Acronis
11 1 (1.82%) Capita
11 1 (1.82%) Infor
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago