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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 42 79 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.26% 6.82% 4.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.36% 19.41% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 71 49
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 £23,500 £27,224
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
242 407 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.52% 35.12% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 206 342 283
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,996
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Maidstone +5 2 - -
Chatham +2 2 £45,000 -
Tonbridge -5 2 £23,000 -54.00%
Dartford -1 1 £24,500 -34.66%
Tunbridge Wells -34 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Whitstable - 1 £30,500 - 1
Folkestone - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (94.05%) Microsoft
2 70 (83.33%) Windows
3 68 (80.95%) MCSE
4 61 (72.62%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (67.86%) CCNA
6 51 (60.71%) MS Exchange
7 50 (59.52%) MCITP
8 47 (55.95%) Problem Management
8 47 (55.95%) MS Office
8 47 (55.95%) Cisco
9 43 (51.19%) Firewall
10 42 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
10 42 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 37 (44.05%) Windows 8
12 31 (36.90%) Avaya
12 31 (36.90%) Mac OS X
12 31 (36.90%) Apple
13 30 (35.71%) Blackberry
13 30 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 28 (33.33%) Active Directory
15 24 (28.57%) VMware
16 18 (21.43%) Citrix
17 17 (20.24%) SQL
18 16 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (16.67%) WAN
19 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
20 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
21 12 (14.29%) VPN
21 12 (14.29%) SLA
21 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (60.71%) MS Exchange
2 42 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 30 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) Lync
7 1 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 47 (55.95%) MS Office
2 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (51.19%) Firewall
2 14 (16.67%) WAN
3 12 (14.29%) VPN
4 9 (10.71%) DNS
4 9 (10.71%) LAN
4 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.33%) DHCP
6 5 (5.95%) MPLS
6 5 (5.95%) IPsec
6 5 (5.95%) Internet
7 4 (4.76%) PBX
8 3 (3.57%) SAN
8 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.38%) VLAN
9 2 (2.38%) VoIP
10 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.19%) Wireless
10 1 (1.19%) TACACS
10 1 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) DTS
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.19%) OLTP
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Support Engineer
2 25 (29.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (27.38%) Analyst
4 20 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (21.43%) Support Analyst
6 13 (15.48%) Help Desk Analyst
6 13 (15.48%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (14.29%) Service Analyst
7 12 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
7 12 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 12 (14.29%) SLA Analyst
8 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Consultant
10 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support
10 6 (7.14%) Network Engineer
10 6 (7.14%) Administrator
10 6 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
1 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.19%) jQuery
2 1 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) AS400
6 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) iPhone
7 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (83.33%) Windows
2 42 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 37 (44.05%) Windows 8
4 31 (36.90%) Mac OS X
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.95%) Linux
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.76%) UNIX
9 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Problem Management
2 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.52%) ITIL
4 6 (7.14%) Information Security
5 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.95%) Project Management
5 5 (5.95%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.76%) SIEM
6 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.38%) Coaching
8 2 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.38%) ETL
8 2 (2.38%) Data Security
8 2 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (80.95%) MCSE
2 61 (72.62%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (67.86%) CCNA
4 50 (59.52%) MCITP
5 8 (9.52%) MCSA
6 7 (8.33%) MCP
6 7 (8.33%) Degree
7 4 (4.76%) CISSP
8 2 (2.38%) CHFI
8 2 (2.38%) MCTS
8 2 (2.38%) SSCP
8 2 (2.38%) CCSE
8 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.38%) CCSA
9 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCNP
9 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCA
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.38%) COBIT
4 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 28 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.14%) XenApp
5 4 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.76%) Terminal Services
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 79 (94.05%) Microsoft
2 47 (55.95%) Cisco
3 31 (36.90%) Avaya
3 31 (36.90%) Apple
4 24 (28.57%) VMware
5 18 (21.43%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 4 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.76%) Veeam
6 4 (4.76%) Dell
7 3 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.38%) Splunk
8 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.38%) Websense
9 1 (1.19%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle
9 1 (1.19%) Red Gate
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + on call
Posted: 16 days ago
Whitstable
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29500.00 - £31500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago