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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 47 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 86 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.69% 6.84% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.67% 18.38% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 79 37
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
241 468 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.13% 37.23% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 207 379 262
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £26,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £52,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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
Maidstone +9 2 - -
Dartford 0 2 £31,000 -22.50%
Chatham - 2 £45,000 -
Tonbridge -6 1 £31,500 -37.00%
Rochester -9 1 £20,000 -42.85%
Sittingbourne - 1 £41,500 -
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £21,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 75 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 71 (84.52%) Windows
3 69 (82.14%) MCSE
4 65 (77.38%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (72.62%) CCNA
6 54 (64.29%) MS Exchange
7 51 (60.71%) Cisco
7 51 (60.71%) MCITP
8 50 (59.52%) Firewall
9 48 (57.14%) Problem Management
10 44 (52.38%) MS Office
11 40 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2000
11 40 (47.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 38 (45.24%) Apple
13 36 (42.86%) Avaya
13 36 (42.86%) Mac OS X
14 34 (40.48%) Windows 8
15 33 (39.29%) Blackberry
15 33 (39.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 31 (36.90%) VMware
17 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
18 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (21.43%) WAN
20 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
21 16 (19.05%) Citrix
22 15 (17.86%) VPN
22 15 (17.86%) SQL
23 13 (15.48%) LAN
24 11 (13.10%) MCP
24 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 54 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 40 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2000
3 33 (39.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.57%) IIS
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.19%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (52.38%) MS Office
2 17 (20.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (59.52%) Firewall
2 18 (21.43%) WAN
3 15 (17.86%) VPN
4 13 (15.48%) LAN
5 8 (9.52%) DHCP
5 8 (9.52%) DNS
5 8 (9.52%) Wireless
6 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.33%) VLAN
7 6 (7.14%) SAN
8 5 (5.95%) Internet
8 5 (5.95%) MPLS
8 5 (5.95%) IPsec
8 5 (5.95%) WLAN
9 4 (4.76%) PBX
10 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.38%) ADSL
11 2 (2.38%) Broadband
12 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.19%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) DTS
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 23 (27.38%) Support Engineer
3 19 (22.62%) Analyst
3 19 (22.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 13 (15.48%) Consultant
6 12 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
7 10 (11.90%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) Network Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (9.52%) Service Analyst
9 8 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 8 (9.52%) SLA Analyst
10 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support
12 5 (5.95%) Administrator
13 4 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
13 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) iPhone
4 4 (4.76%) iPad
5 3 (3.57%) AS400
6 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 71 (84.52%) Windows
2 40 (47.62%) Windows 2000 Server
3 36 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 34 (40.48%) Windows 8
5 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.95%) Linux
8 4 (4.76%) UNIX
9 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.14%) ITIL
4 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.95%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.76%) Migration
5 4 (4.76%) Information Security
6 3 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.38%) SIEM
7 2 (2.38%) Change Management
7 2 (2.38%) ETL
8 1 (1.19%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.19%) Project Management
8 1 (1.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (82.14%) MCSE
2 65 (77.38%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (72.62%) CCNA
4 51 (60.71%) MCITP
5 11 (13.10%) MCP
6 7 (8.33%) MCSA
7 5 (5.95%) A+ Certification
7 5 (5.95%) Degree
8 4 (4.76%) CCNP
9 3 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (2.38%) CCSA
10 2 (2.38%) CCSE
10 2 (2.38%) CISSP
10 2 (2.38%) MCTS
11 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.19%) MCSD
11 1 (1.19%) CCA
11 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.19%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.14%) XenApp
4 6 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 75 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 51 (60.71%) Cisco
3 38 (45.24%) Apple
4 36 (42.86%) Avaya
5 31 (36.90%) VMware
6 16 (19.05%) Citrix
7 6 (7.14%) Dell
8 5 (5.95%) HP
9 4 (4.76%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.76%) Atlassian
9 4 (4.76%) Veeam
10 3 (3.57%) AirMagnet
11 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.38%) Websense
11 2 (2.38%) Splunk
11 2 (2.38%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.19%) Infoblox
12 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
12 1 (1.19%) Brocade
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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