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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 48 93 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.32% 8.15% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.25% 23.48% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 83 49
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £52,500 £45,000
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
237 396 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.35% 34.71% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 198 358 311
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Tonbridge -3 3 £26,000 -48.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells -28 3 £30,000 +33.33%
West Malling +3 2 £39,500 -21.00% 2
Chatham +3 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Maidstone -1 1 - -
Whitstable -1 1 £30,500 +15.09%
Canterbury - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 89 (91.75%) Microsoft
2 82 (84.54%) Windows
3 73 (75.26%) MCSE
4 69 (71.13%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (68.04%) CCNA
6 59 (60.82%) MS Exchange
6 59 (60.82%) MCITP
7 56 (57.73%) MS Office
8 54 (55.67%) Problem Management
9 53 (54.64%) Cisco
10 50 (51.55%) Firewall
10 50 (51.55%) Exchange Server 2000
10 50 (51.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 47 (48.45%) Windows 8
12 36 (37.11%) Mac OS X
12 36 (37.11%) Apple
12 36 (37.11%) Avaya
12 36 (37.11%) Blackberry
12 36 (37.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
14 22 (22.68%) VMware
15 18 (18.56%) Management Information System
16 16 (16.49%) Citrix
17 15 (15.46%) SLA
17 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
17 15 (15.46%) WAN
17 15 (15.46%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (14.43%) SQL
18 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (11.34%) VPN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 59 (60.82%) MS Exchange
2 50 (51.55%) Exchange Server 2000
3 36 (37.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.09%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (57.73%) MS Office
2 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (51.55%) Firewall
2 15 (15.46%) WAN
3 11 (11.34%) VPN
4 10 (10.31%) DNS
4 10 (10.31%) LAN
5 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.22%) DHCP
7 5 (5.15%) MPLS
7 5 (5.15%) IPsec
8 4 (4.12%) Internet
9 3 (3.09%) SAN
9 3 (3.09%) PBX
10 2 (2.06%) VoIP
10 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.06%) Network Security
10 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.03%) NAS
11 1 (1.03%) Skype
11 1 (1.03%) TACACS
11 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.06%) DTS
4 1 (1.03%) OLTP
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Advertising
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Support Engineer
2 30 (30.93%) Analyst
3 27 (27.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (22.68%) Support Analyst
4 22 (22.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (17.53%) 1st Line Support
6 16 (16.49%) Help Desk Analyst
6 16 (16.49%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 15 (15.46%) SLA Analyst
7 15 (15.46%) Service Analyst
7 15 (15.46%) Help Desk Support
7 15 (15.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Security Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Desktop Support
11 6 (6.19%) IT Security Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
12 5 (5.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) .NET
1 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.03%) jQuery
2 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.11%) Blackberry
2 18 (18.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) AS400
6 2 (2.06%) Replication
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (84.54%) Windows
2 50 (51.55%) Windows 2000 Server
3 47 (48.45%) Windows 8
4 36 (37.11%) Mac OS X
5 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.12%) Linux
8 3 (3.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) Problem Management
2 15 (15.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.31%) Project Management
4 9 (9.28%) ITIL
5 8 (8.25%) Information Security
6 7 (7.22%) SIEM
7 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.15%) Coaching
8 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.15%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (5.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.15%) Information Management
8 5 (5.15%) Data Security
8 5 (5.15%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 73 (75.26%) MCSE
2 69 (71.13%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (68.04%) CCNA
4 59 (60.82%) MCITP
5 10 (10.31%) MCP
5 10 (10.31%) MCSA
6 8 (8.25%) CISSP
7 7 (7.22%) Degree
8 5 (5.15%) SSCP
8 5 (5.15%) CHFI
8 5 (5.15%) CCSA
9 4 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.12%) CCNP
10 3 (3.09%) MCTS
11 2 (2.06%) CCSE
11 2 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.06%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) SLA
2 9 (9.28%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.15%) COBIT
5 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.15%) XenApp
5 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.09%) vSphere
6 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 89 (91.75%) Microsoft
2 53 (54.64%) Cisco
3 36 (37.11%) Avaya
3 36 (37.11%) Apple
4 22 (22.68%) VMware
5 16 (16.49%) Citrix
6 6 (6.19%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.09%) Websense
8 3 (3.09%) Dell
8 3 (3.09%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.09%) Veeam
9 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.06%) Splunk
9 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.03%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.03%) McAfee
10 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.03%) Infoblox
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Tonbridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago