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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 80 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.05% 4.50% 3.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 15.48% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 70 47 29
Average salary £48,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,200 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
320 323 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.19% 29.07% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 282 291 170
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +15 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Dartford -7 6 £50,000 +4.16%
Chatham - 5 £45,000 -
West Malling +8 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Maidstone -15 3 £34,500 -13.75%
Whitstable -3 1 £26,500 +29.26%
Stansted - 1 - -
Dover - 1 £60,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 128 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 98 (58.33%) Windows
3 87 (51.79%) MCSE
4 72 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 69 (41.07%) MCITP
6 66 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (38.69%) CCNA
8 63 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 52 (30.95%) Cisco
10 51 (30.36%) Firewall
11 50 (29.76%) MS Excel
12 49 (29.17%) Problem Management
13 46 (27.38%) SQL
14 43 (25.60%) ITIL
15 40 (23.81%) MS Office
16 38 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2000
17 35 (20.83%) Active Directory
17 35 (20.83%) Windows 2000 Server
17 35 (20.83%) Windows 8
18 34 (20.24%) T-SQL
18 34 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 33 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (19.64%) Blackberry
20 32 (19.05%) VMware
21 31 (18.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 28 (16.67%) Avaya
22 28 (16.67%) Mac OS X
22 28 (16.67%) Apple
22 28 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2000
3 31 (18.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (10.12%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.98%) Lync
10 2 (1.19%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.60%) IIS
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (29.76%) MS Excel
2 40 (23.81%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.36%) Firewall
2 21 (12.50%) WAN
3 20 (11.90%) LAN
4 12 (7.14%) MPLS
4 12 (7.14%) OSPF
4 12 (7.14%) BGP
5 8 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 7 (4.17%) Wireless
7 5 (2.98%) FTP
7 5 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (2.38%) ADSL
9 3 (1.79%) Broadband
9 3 (1.79%) VoIP
9 3 (1.79%) SAN
10 2 (1.19%) VPN
11 1 (0.60%) DNS
11 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.60%) Internet
11 1 (0.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (13.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 14 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.36%) DTS
10 4 (2.38%) OLTP
10 4 (2.38%) SQL CLR
11 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.79%) MySQL
12 2 (1.19%) ROLAP
12 2 (1.19%) MOLAP
13 1 (0.60%) OLAP
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.36%) NUnit
1 9 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (5.36%) Moq
2 5 (2.98%) MSTest
3 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (6.55%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Marketing
3 2 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (22.62%) Developer
2 26 (15.48%) Support Engineer
3 25 (14.88%) Consultant
4 21 (12.50%) Analyst
5 20 (11.90%) SQL Developer
6 19 (11.31%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (10.12%) Support Analyst
8 14 (8.33%) IT Support
9 13 (7.74%) Architect
9 13 (7.74%) .NET Developer
10 12 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
10 12 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (6.55%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (5.95%) Network Engineer
13 9 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
13 9 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (5.36%) Support Manager
13 9 (5.36%) IT Support Manager
14 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.69%) .NET
2 19 (11.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (5.36%) WinForms
5 8 (4.76%) HTML
5 8 (4.76%) MDX
6 6 (3.57%) XML
6 6 (3.57%) REST
7 5 (2.98%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (2.98%) Ninject
7 5 (2.98%) Spring.NET
7 5 (2.98%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (2.98%) CSS
7 5 (2.98%) WPF
8 4 (2.38%) WF
8 4 (2.38%) LINQ
8 4 (2.38%) jQuery
8 4 (2.38%) WCF
8 4 (2.38%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.64%) Blackberry
2 15 (8.93%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.17%) Clustering
5 5 (2.98%) Replication
5 5 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.19%) AS400
8 1 (0.60%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.60%) e-Health
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 98 (58.33%) Windows
2 35 (20.83%) Windows 2000 Server
2 35 (20.83%) Windows 8
3 28 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.55%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.38%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.38%) Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.17%) Problem Management
2 43 (25.60%) ITIL
3 33 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (11.90%) ETL
4 20 (11.90%) Migration
5 19 (11.31%) Scrum
6 18 (10.71%) MVC
7 17 (10.12%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (8.93%) TDD
9 14 (8.33%) Change Management
10 12 (7.14%) Workflow
11 11 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (6.55%) Project Management
12 10 (5.95%) CRM
12 10 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (5.36%) Service Delivery
13 9 (5.36%) Kanban
14 8 (4.76%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.38%) SQL
2 34 (20.24%) T-SQL
3 22 (13.10%) C#
4 9 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.79%) XPath
6 3 (1.79%) VBScript
6 3 (1.79%) VB
7 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (51.79%) MCSE
2 69 (41.07%) MCITP
3 66 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (38.69%) CCNA
5 22 (13.10%) MCP
6 20 (11.90%) MCSA
7 18 (10.71%) MCTS
8 15 (8.93%) Degree
8 15 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (8.33%) CCNP
10 13 (7.74%) MCDBA
11 9 (5.36%) MCAD
11 9 (5.36%) MCSD
12 7 (4.17%) A+ Certification
13 5 (2.98%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (1.19%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) SLA
2 7 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.52%) XenApp
2 16 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.74%) XenDesktop
3 13 (7.74%) vSphere
4 11 (6.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (6.55%) SCOM
3 8 (4.76%) SCCM
3 8 (4.76%) Foglight
4 7 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 128 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 52 (30.95%) Cisco
3 32 (19.05%) VMware
4 28 (16.67%) Avaya
4 28 (16.67%) Apple
5 21 (12.50%) Citrix
6 13 (7.74%) CheckPoint
6 13 (7.74%) SolarWinds
7 9 (5.36%) F5
7 9 (5.36%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.57%) IBM
8 6 (3.57%) Red Gate
9 5 (2.98%) Websense
9 5 (2.98%) Veeam
9 5 (2.98%) HP
10 4 (2.38%) McAfee
11 3 (1.79%) CA
12 2 (1.19%) Lotus
12 2 (1.19%) FrontRange
13 1 (0.60%) WatchGuard
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 6 days ago