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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 106 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.52% 8.60% 5.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.95% 30.37% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39 98 44
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £48,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average 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
294 349 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.26% 28.33% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 264 304 178
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 4 £16,750 -62.77%
Faversham - 4 £35,000 -
Dartford -20 2 £43,625 -8.63% 1
Maidstone -9 1 £15,500 -61.25% 1
Dover - 1 £60,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 94 (84.68%) Microsoft
2 80 (72.07%) Windows
3 77 (69.37%) MCSE
4 64 (57.66%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (57.66%) MCITP
5 63 (56.76%) CCNA
6 62 (55.86%) MS Exchange
7 53 (47.75%) Cisco
8 52 (46.85%) Firewall
9 45 (40.54%) Apple
9 45 (40.54%) Problem Management
10 41 (36.94%) Avaya
11 39 (35.14%) Mac OS X
12 38 (34.23%) VMware
13 37 (33.33%) Blackberry
14 36 (32.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 36 (32.43%) MS Excel
14 36 (32.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 34 (30.63%) MS Office
16 33 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2000
17 29 (26.13%) ITIL
18 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (23.42%) Windows 8
19 26 (23.42%) SQL
20 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
21 20 (18.02%) WAN
21 20 (18.02%) Migration
22 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
22 19 (17.12%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (55.86%) MS Exchange
2 36 (32.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 33 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2000
4 19 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
8 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.70%) Lync
10 2 (1.80%) IIS
11 1 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 34 (30.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.51%) Office 365
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.85%) Firewall
2 20 (18.02%) WAN
3 19 (17.12%) LAN
4 15 (13.51%) SAN
5 10 (9.01%) VPN
5 10 (9.01%) Wireless
6 9 (8.11%) VLAN
7 8 (7.21%) WLAN
8 5 (4.50%) DHCP
8 5 (4.50%) DNS
8 5 (4.50%) MPLS
8 5 (4.50%) OSPF
8 5 (4.50%) BGP
9 3 (2.70%) Internet
9 3 (2.70%) ADSL
9 3 (2.70%) Broadband
10 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.80%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.60%) OLTP
8 3 (2.70%) DTS
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.90%) ROLAP
10 1 (0.90%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.90%) SQL CLR
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (9.01%) Marketing
2 3 (2.70%) Retail
2 3 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Legal
3 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Consultant
2 22 (19.82%) Technical Consultant
3 16 (14.41%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) IT Support
7 10 (9.01%) Developer
7 10 (9.01%) SQL Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Support Manager
8 9 (8.11%) IT Support Manager
8 9 (8.11%) Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
9 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Tester
10 6 (5.41%) Network Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Junior
11 5 (4.50%) Head of IT
11 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.60%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) ODBC
2 1 (0.90%) MDX
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 15 (13.51%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.50%) iPad
3 5 (4.50%) iPhone
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Replication
5 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) AS400
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (72.07%) Windows
2 39 (35.14%) Mac OS X
3 36 (32.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 26 (23.42%) Windows 8
5 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.91%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.90%) Android
9 1 (0.90%) AIX
9 1 (0.90%) Solaris
9 1 (0.90%) Linux
9 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) Problem Management
2 29 (26.13%) ITIL
3 20 (18.02%) Migration
4 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.61%) ETL
6 9 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.11%) Change Management
6 9 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.21%) Workflow
7 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.31%) Propensity Modelling
8 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.41%) Line Management
10 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (4.50%) Project Management
11 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.60%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) SQL
2 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.80%) XPath
3 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) VBScript
4 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (69.37%) MCSE
2 64 (57.66%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (57.66%) MCITP
3 63 (56.76%) CCNA
4 11 (9.91%) MCP
4 11 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (9.91%) CCNP
5 10 (9.01%) Degree
5 10 (9.01%) MCDBA
6 9 (8.11%) MCSA
7 7 (6.31%) A+ Certification
7 7 (6.31%) MCTS
8 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.50%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (4.50%) CCDP
9 4 (3.60%) CCIE
10 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.90%) CCEA
11 1 (0.90%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 6 (5.41%) QA
3 4 (3.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.12%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.11%) XenApp
5 6 (5.41%) vSphere
6 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) SCOM
2 6 (5.41%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.60%) SCCM
4 4 (3.60%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.70%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.80%) SCSM
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.80%) Foglight
7 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 94 (84.68%) Microsoft
2 53 (47.75%) Cisco
3 45 (40.54%) Apple
4 41 (36.94%) Avaya
5 38 (34.23%) VMware
6 12 (10.81%) Citrix
7 10 (9.01%) HP
8 9 (8.11%) Business Objects
9 6 (5.41%) Dell
9 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.41%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.50%) Websense
11 4 (3.60%) McAfee
11 4 (3.60%) IBM
11 4 (3.60%) AirMagnet
12 3 (2.70%) Red Gate
13 2 (1.80%) F5
13 2 (1.80%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.90%) Polycom
14 1 (0.90%) Sybase
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