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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 40 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.23% 4.16% 6.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.24% 16.95% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 73
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £49,550
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -2.73%
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
332 236 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.53% 24.56% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 292 199 356
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

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 May 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 May 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
Sittingbourne - 3 £23,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £23,500 -
Maidstone 0 2 £45,000 -
Chatham -7 2 £26,500 -41.11%
Rochester - 2 £31,250 -
West Malling - 2 £34,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 68 (80.00%) Windows
2 67 (78.82%) MCSE
3 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
4 55 (64.71%) MS Exchange
5 54 (63.53%) CCNA
5 54 (63.53%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (56.47%) MS Office
6 48 (56.47%) Windows Server
7 43 (50.59%) MCITP
8 42 (49.41%) Cisco
9 41 (48.24%) Windows 8
10 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
11 32 (37.65%) Firewall
11 32 (37.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 32 (37.65%) Exchange Server 2000
12 30 (35.29%) Avaya
13 29 (34.12%) MS Excel
14 28 (32.94%) Blackberry
14 28 (32.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 27 (31.76%) Problem Management
16 26 (30.59%) Apple
17 25 (29.41%) Mac OS X
18 24 (28.24%) VMware
19 19 (22.35%) MCSA
20 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 15 (17.65%) A+ Certification
22 15 (17.65%) Hyper-V
22 15 (17.65%) Office 365
23 14 (16.47%) MCP

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 55 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 32 (37.65%) Exchange Server 2000
3 28 (32.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.53%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.35%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (56.47%) MS Office
2 29 (34.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (37.65%) Firewall
2 13 (15.29%) LAN
2 13 (15.29%) WAN
3 11 (12.94%) DNS
3 11 (12.94%) Wireless
4 9 (10.59%) DHCP
5 7 (8.24%) VPN
6 6 (7.06%) SAN
7 5 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.53%) VLAN
9 2 (2.35%) ADSL
9 2 (2.35%) SSL
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
10 1 (1.18%) Broadband
10 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.18%) NAS
10 1 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.35%) OLTP
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Legal
3 4 (4.71%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 28 (32.94%) Exchange Support
2 28 (32.94%) Server Support
3 27 (31.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (31.76%) Cisco Support
3 27 (31.76%) Exchange Engineer
4 26 (30.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (30.59%) Infrastructure Support
4 26 (30.59%) Server Engineer
5 25 (29.41%) Windows Engineer
5 25 (29.41%) Windows Support Engineer
6 24 (28.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (28.24%) Analyst
7 23 (27.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 22 (25.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (24.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (24.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 21 (24.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 20 (23.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 20 (23.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) .NET
1 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (5.88%) CSS
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) HTML5
3 4 (4.71%) Ajax
3 4 (4.71%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) CSS3
4 1 (1.18%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.18%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.59%) iPhone
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.53%) BYOD
4 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.53%) iPad
4 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (80.00%) Windows
2 48 (56.47%) Windows Server
3 41 (48.24%) Windows 8
4 32 (37.65%) Windows 2000 Server
5 25 (29.41%) Mac OS X
6 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.71%) Android
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Problem Management
2 13 (15.29%) ITIL
3 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.88%) MVC
3 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (5.88%) Project Management
3 5 (5.88%) Scrum
4 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
4 4 (4.71%) Financial Analysis
4 4 (4.71%) Internal Audit
4 4 (4.71%) Patch Management
4 4 (4.71%) PRINCE
4 4 (4.71%) Process Improvement
4 4 (4.71%) Project Governance
4 4 (4.71%) QMS
4 4 (4.71%) Quality Management
4 4 (4.71%) Resource Management
5 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) C#
2 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (78.82%) MCSE
2 54 (63.53%) CCNA
2 54 (63.53%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (50.59%) MCITP
4 19 (22.35%) MCSA
5 15 (17.65%) A+ Certification
6 14 (16.47%) MCP
7 5 (5.88%) Degree
8 4 (4.71%) CCDA
8 4 (4.71%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.35%) MCTS
11 1 (1.18%) HNC
11 1 (1.18%) HND
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (1.18%) MOS
11 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) P3O
3 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) XenApp
5 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (77.65%) Microsoft
2 42 (49.41%) Cisco
3 30 (35.29%) Avaya
4 26 (30.59%) Apple
5 24 (28.24%) VMware
6 11 (12.94%) Citrix
7 6 (7.06%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.71%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.71%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.53%) Lotus
10 3 (3.53%) Mitel
10 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.53%) Tripwire
11 2 (2.35%) Oracle
11 2 (2.35%) RedGate
11 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.35%) Veeam
12 1 (1.18%) EMC
12 1 (1.18%) IBM
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