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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.71% 4.06% 3.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.43% 15.73% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 42
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
South East

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
186 286 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.05% 25.79% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 158 250 282
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Faversham - 5 £37,500 -
Folkestone - 4 £25,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £23,250 - 1
Westerham - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Malling +6 1 £50,000 +14.94%
Rochester +1 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Whitstable 0 1 £27,000 +33.33%
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 53 (81.54%) MCSE
2 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
3 45 (69.23%) Windows
4 36 (55.38%) Windows Server
5 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
6 33 (50.77%) MS Excel
7 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
9 27 (41.54%) CCNA
9 27 (41.54%) MCSA
10 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
10 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (35.38%) VMware
12 19 (29.23%) Firewall
12 19 (29.23%) MS Office
12 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
12 19 (29.23%) Cisco
13 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (26.15%) Avaya
15 16 (24.62%) SAN
15 16 (24.62%) DHCP
15 16 (24.62%) DNS
15 16 (24.62%) MCP
16 15 (23.08%) LAN
16 15 (23.08%) WAN
16 15 (23.08%) MCITP
16 15 (23.08%) Windows 7
17 14 (21.54%) HP
18 13 (20.00%) Apple
18 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (50.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (29.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) DHCP
2 16 (24.62%) DNS
2 16 (24.62%) SAN
3 15 (23.08%) LAN
3 15 (23.08%) WAN
4 10 (15.38%) Wireless
5 9 (13.85%) VLAN
5 9 (13.85%) VPN
6 5 (7.69%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.62%) VoIP
8 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.54%) Internet
9 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Desktop Support
2 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) IT Support
4 10 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.77%) Active Directory Support
7 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (9.23%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) REST
2 5 (7.69%) SOAP
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.54%) COM
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.54%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) iPad
3 6 (9.23%) iPhone
4 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) AS400
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) Windows Server
3 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 11 (16.92%) Mac OS X
7 10 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
9 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
10 5 (7.69%) Android
10 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (7.69%) Web Design
4 4 (6.15%) ITIL
4 4 (6.15%) Time Management
5 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Data Management
5 2 (3.08%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Service Management
5 2 (3.08%) TDD
6 1 (1.54%) ERP
6 1 (1.54%) High Availability
6 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.54%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Software Architecture
6 1 (1.54%) SOLID
6 1 (1.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) RPG
Qualifications
1 53 (81.54%) MCSE
2 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (41.54%) CCNA
3 27 (41.54%) MCSA
4 16 (24.62%) MCP
5 15 (23.08%) MCITP
6 9 (13.85%) A+ Certification
7 8 (12.31%) CCNP
8 5 (7.69%) MCTS
9 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) Degree
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (52.31%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
3 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.23%) XenApp
5 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.38%) VMware
3 19 (29.23%) Cisco
4 17 (26.15%) Avaya
5 14 (21.54%) HP
6 13 (20.00%) Apple
7 11 (16.92%) Citrix
8 5 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (7.69%) Dell
8 5 (7.69%) Mitel
8 5 (7.69%) Nortel
9 2 (3.08%) Infor
9 2 (3.08%) MAPICS
9 2 (3.08%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.54%) Google
10 1 (1.54%) IBM
10 1 (1.54%) Intel
10 1 (1.54%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
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