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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Kent
Rank 57 45 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.45% 5.09% 3.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.09% 16.56% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 42
Median salary £26,750 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.40% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
174 326 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.43% 30.73% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 132 280 242
Median salary £43,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Folkestone - 5 £24,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +16 3 £32,500 +41.30% 1
Faversham 0 1 £35,000 -
West Malling -2 1 £50,000 -3.38%
Chatham -14 1 - -
Maidstone -16 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Westerham - 1 £27,500 - 1
Whitstable - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 51 (79.69%) MCSE
2 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 41 (64.06%) Windows
4 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
5 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
6 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
7 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (39.06%) Hyper-V
10 24 (37.50%) CCNA
11 23 (35.94%) MCP
12 22 (34.38%) MS Office
12 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
12 22 (34.38%) VMware
13 20 (31.25%) Firewall
13 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (29.69%) MCSA
14 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
15 18 (28.13%) Cisco
16 17 (26.56%) LAN
16 17 (26.56%) WAN
16 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
18 15 (23.44%) Avaya
18 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
19 14 (21.88%) Wireless
19 14 (21.88%) Finance
20 13 (20.31%) MCITP
21 12 (18.75%) SAN
21 12 (18.75%) Apple

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 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
2 22 (34.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Firewall
2 17 (26.56%) LAN
2 17 (26.56%) WAN
3 14 (21.88%) Wireless
4 12 (18.75%) DHCP
4 12 (18.75%) DNS
4 12 (18.75%) SAN
5 10 (15.63%) VLAN
5 10 (15.63%) VPN
6 5 (7.81%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.69%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) DSL
8 1 (1.56%) Internet
8 1 (1.56%) LDAP
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Desktop Support
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Support Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) IT Support
4 10 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Desktop Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Network Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Active Directory Support
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) REST
2 5 (7.81%) SOAP
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.56%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (15.63%) iPhone
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.94%) iPad
4 6 (9.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) AS400
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Mac OS X
6 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.50%) Android
8 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
9 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
10 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (9.38%) Time Management
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 3 (4.69%) Web Design
6 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.13%) BCP
6 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Data Management
6 2 (3.13%) Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.13%) Service Management
6 2 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) C#
2 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (79.69%) MCSE
2 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (37.50%) CCNA
4 23 (35.94%) MCP
5 19 (29.69%) MCSA
6 13 (20.31%) MCITP
7 10 (15.63%) A+ Certification
8 8 (12.50%) CCNP
9 5 (7.81%) MCTS
10 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.56%) Degree
11 1 (1.56%) MCDST
11 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) COBIT
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (39.06%) Hyper-V
3 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 18 (28.13%) Cisco
4 15 (23.44%) Avaya
5 12 (18.75%) Apple
6 10 (15.63%) HP
7 8 (12.50%) Citrix
8 5 (7.81%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (7.81%) Dell
8 5 (7.81%) Mitel
8 5 (7.81%) Nortel
9 2 (3.13%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.56%) Acronis
10 1 (1.56%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) Infor
10 1 (1.56%) MAPICS
10 1 (1.56%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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