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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 69 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 51 40 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.73% 3.78% 9.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.91% 15.27% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 95
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
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
342 262 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.73% 24.79% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 283 234 329
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 £22,750 -
Chatham - 7 £32,000 - 1
Rochester -3 4 £35,000 +75.00%
Sevenoaks - 3 £22,500 -
Maidstone +5 1 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Sittingbourne +1 1 £24,500 -43.35%
Faversham +1 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Dover - 1 £27,500 - 1
West Malling - 1 £60,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 74 (82.22%) Windows
1 74 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 73 (81.11%) MCSE
3 62 (68.89%) MS Exchange
3 62 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (66.67%) CCNA
4 60 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 59 (65.56%) Cisco
5 59 (65.56%) MS Office
6 53 (58.89%) MCITP
7 50 (55.56%) Firewall
8 48 (53.33%) Windows 8
9 46 (51.11%) Avaya
10 42 (46.67%) Blackberry
10 42 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 41 (45.56%) Apple
12 40 (44.44%) Mac OS X
12 40 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2000
12 40 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
14 26 (28.89%) Problem Management
15 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
16 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (20.00%) MCP
18 16 (17.78%) Office 365
18 16 (17.78%) VMware
19 15 (16.67%) Project Management
19 15 (16.67%) MCSA
20 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
21 13 (14.44%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (68.89%) MS Exchange
2 42 (46.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 40 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2000
4 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.22%) IIS
10 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (65.56%) MS Office
2 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Office 365
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (55.56%) Firewall
2 13 (14.44%) LAN
2 13 (14.44%) WAN
3 10 (11.11%) VPN
3 10 (11.11%) Wireless
4 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.44%) DHCP
5 4 (4.44%) DNS
5 4 (4.44%) SAN
6 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.33%) VLAN
7 2 (2.22%) VoIP
8 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.11%) HTTP
8 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.11%) NAS
8 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.22%) OLTP
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Back Office
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (52.22%) Support Engineer
2 45 (50.00%) Exchange Support
3 42 (46.67%) Server Support
4 40 (44.44%) Exchange Engineer
5 39 (43.33%) Windows Engineer
5 39 (43.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 31 (34.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 31 (34.44%) Cisco Support
7 29 (32.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (28.89%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 25 (27.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 24 (26.67%) Windows Server Engineer
11 24 (26.67%) Windows Server Support
12 19 (21.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (18.89%) Analyst
13 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 17 (18.89%) IT Support
14 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) .NET
1 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (5.56%) CSS
2 5 (5.56%) HTML
2 5 (5.56%) HTML5
3 4 (4.44%) Ajax
3 4 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.11%) CSS3
4 1 (1.11%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.11%) REST
4 1 (1.11%) RESTful
4 1 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (46.67%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.89%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.33%) iPad
5 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (82.22%) Windows
2 60 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 48 (53.33%) Windows 8
4 40 (44.44%) Mac OS X
4 40 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.56%) Android
8 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Problem Management
2 15 (16.67%) Project Management
3 11 (12.22%) Presales
4 8 (8.89%) ITIL
5 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.56%) MVC
5 5 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (5.56%) Scrum
6 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.44%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (4.44%) PRINCE
6 4 (4.44%) Process Improvement
6 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
6 4 (4.44%) QMS
6 4 (4.44%) Quality Management
6 4 (4.44%) Resource Management
7 3 (3.33%) Change Control
7 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) C#
2 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (81.11%) MCSE
2 62 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (66.67%) CCNA
4 53 (58.89%) MCITP
5 18 (20.00%) MCP
6 15 (16.67%) MCSA
7 13 (14.44%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.56%) Degree
9 4 (4.44%) MCTS
9 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (3.33%) CCENT
10 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.11%) CCDA
12 1 (1.11%) CCNP
12 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) P3O
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 59 (65.56%) Cisco
3 46 (51.11%) Avaya
4 41 (45.56%) Apple
5 16 (17.78%) VMware
6 7 (7.78%) Citrix
7 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.33%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.33%) Lotus
8 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.33%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.33%) Tripwire
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.11%) EMC
10 1 (1.11%) Google
10 1 (1.11%) Veeam
10 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
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