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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 50 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.14% 4.66% 8.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.55% 18.38% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 72
Median salary £28,500 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.37% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,300 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
275 272 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.73% 25.33% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 253 238 292
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Chatham -1 6 £28,500 -45.71%
Sittingbourne - 5 £22,500 -
Maidstone 0 2 £45,000 +114.28% 1
Whitstable - 2 £23,000 -
Faversham - 2 £44,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +18 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 45 (78.95%) MCSE
3 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
4 38 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 36 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
7 34 (59.65%) CCNA
8 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
9 27 (47.37%) MS Office
9 27 (47.37%) Windows Server
10 22 (38.60%) MCSA
10 22 (38.60%) Cisco
11 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
12 20 (35.09%) VMware
13 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (31.58%) Hyper-V
14 18 (31.58%) MCITP
15 17 (29.82%) DNS
16 16 (28.07%) DHCP
17 14 (24.56%) Avaya
17 14 (24.56%) Firewall
17 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
18 13 (22.81%) Mac OS X
18 13 (22.81%) Apple
19 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000 Server
19 11 (19.30%) Problem Management
19 11 (19.30%) LAN
19 11 (19.30%) WAN
19 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2000
20 10 (17.54%) SAN

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 38 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2000
3 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
2 27 (47.37%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) DNS
2 16 (28.07%) DHCP
3 14 (24.56%) Firewall
4 11 (19.30%) LAN
4 11 (19.30%) WAN
5 10 (17.54%) SAN
6 8 (14.04%) Wireless
7 5 (8.77%) VLAN
8 4 (7.02%) VPN
9 3 (5.26%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.51%) ADSL
11 1 (1.75%) Broadband
11 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.75%) FWSM
11 1 (1.75%) Internet
11 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) 1st Line Support
2 14 (24.56%) Support Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (19.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) Service Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) IT Support
7 8 (14.04%) Server Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support
8 7 (12.28%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 7 (12.28%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.75%) COM
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
2 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.75%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.53%) iPhone
3 4 (7.02%) iPad
4 3 (5.26%) BYOD
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) AS400
6 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
4 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (24.56%) Windows 7
6 13 (22.81%) Mac OS X
7 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
11 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.75%) Android
12 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Problem Management
2 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 5 (8.77%) Web Design
4 3 (5.26%) Practice Management
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.75%) ERP
6 1 (1.75%) High Availability
6 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.75%) MVC
6 1 (1.75%) Project Management
6 1 (1.75%) Scrum
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.75%) Software Architecture
6 1 (1.75%) TDD
6 1 (1.75%) Time Management
6 1 (1.75%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) RPG
2 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (78.95%) MCSE
2 36 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (59.65%) CCNA
4 22 (38.60%) MCSA
5 18 (31.58%) MCITP
6 9 (15.79%) MCP
7 8 (14.04%) A+ Certification
8 4 (7.02%) CCNP
8 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.26%) Degree
10 2 (3.51%) CCDA
10 2 (3.51%) HND
10 2 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.75%) HNC
11 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) XenApp
4 5 (8.77%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 7 (12.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) Cisco
3 20 (35.09%) VMware
4 14 (24.56%) Avaya
5 13 (22.81%) Apple
6 10 (17.54%) Citrix
6 10 (17.54%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Mitel
8 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 2 (3.51%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.75%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.75%) F5
9 1 (1.75%) Infor
9 1 (1.75%) Intel
9 1 (1.75%) Juniper
9 1 (1.75%) Openreach
9 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.75%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.75%) Veeam
9 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago