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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 50 82 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.60% 8.13% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.25% 24.85% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 72 45
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £54,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
274 330 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.21% 32.71% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 240 292 290
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
West Malling -6 4 £39,500 -7.05%
Tunbridge Wells -33 3 £19,500 -54.26%
Maidstone +6 2 £21,000 -39.13%
Chatham -1 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Dartford -2 1 £22,500 -55.00%
Rochester - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 84 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 77 (81.91%) Windows
3 68 (72.34%) MCSE
4 61 (64.89%) MS Exchange
5 60 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (63.83%) MCITP
6 59 (62.77%) CCNA
7 57 (60.64%) MS Office
8 51 (54.26%) Cisco
9 50 (53.19%) Firewall
10 48 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2000
10 48 (51.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 48 (51.06%) Windows 8
11 46 (48.94%) Problem Management
12 40 (42.55%) Blackberry
12 40 (42.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 39 (41.49%) Avaya
14 37 (39.36%) Mac OS X
14 37 (39.36%) Apple
15 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
16 23 (24.47%) Management Information System
17 17 (18.09%) Project Management
17 17 (18.09%) MCSA
18 16 (17.02%) VMware
19 15 (15.96%) ITIL
19 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
20 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
21 12 (12.77%) Finance
22 11 (11.70%) MCP
22 11 (11.70%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (64.89%) MS Exchange
2 48 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2000
3 40 (42.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) Lync
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) IIS
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 57 (60.64%) MS Office
2 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (53.19%) Firewall
2 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.64%) WAN
3 10 (10.64%) LAN
4 6 (6.38%) DNS
4 6 (6.38%) SAN
5 4 (4.26%) Network Security
5 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.26%) VoIP
6 3 (3.19%) VLAN
6 3 (3.19%) VPN
7 2 (2.13%) DHCP
7 2 (2.13%) H.323
7 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.13%) Skype
8 1 (1.06%) NAS
8 1 (1.06%) Wireless
8 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.06%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.13%) DTS
3 2 (2.13%) OLTP
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (46.81%) Support Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Analyst
3 22 (23.40%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (19.15%) Support Analyst
4 18 (19.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (19.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (13.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 11 (11.70%) SLA Analyst
8 11 (11.70%) Help Desk Analyst
8 11 (11.70%) Service Analyst
8 11 (11.70%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (11.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Security Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Cisco Support
11 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support
11 5 (5.32%) DBA
11 5 (5.32%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) .NET
1 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.06%) jQuery
2 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (42.55%) Blackberry
2 23 (24.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (81.91%) Windows
2 48 (51.06%) Windows 2000 Server
2 48 (51.06%) Windows 8
3 37 (39.36%) Mac OS X
4 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) Problem Management
2 17 (18.09%) Project Management
3 15 (15.96%) ITIL
4 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.51%) Migration
6 7 (7.45%) Business Continuity
6 7 (7.45%) SIEM
6 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.38%) Information Security
7 6 (6.38%) Change Management
8 5 (5.32%) Data Security
8 5 (5.32%) Security Management
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.32%) Information Management
8 5 (5.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (5.32%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Coaching
9 4 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 68 (72.34%) MCSE
2 60 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (63.83%) MCITP
3 59 (62.77%) CCNA
4 17 (18.09%) MCSA
5 11 (11.70%) MCP
6 10 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (9.57%) Degree
8 8 (8.51%) CISSP
9 5 (5.32%) CHFI
9 5 (5.32%) SSCP
9 5 (5.32%) CCSA
9 5 (5.32%) MCTS
9 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.19%) CCNP
12 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
12 2 (2.13%) CCSE
12 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (1.06%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) SLA
2 9 (9.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.32%) COBIT
5 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.51%) vSphere
4 4 (4.26%) XenApp
5 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (3.19%) SCOM
1 3 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (3.19%) HP SIM
2 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 84 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 51 (54.26%) Cisco
3 39 (41.49%) Avaya
4 37 (39.36%) Apple
5 16 (17.02%) VMware
6 11 (11.70%) HP
7 8 (8.51%) Citrix
8 6 (6.38%) Websense
9 5 (5.32%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.26%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.19%) Veeam
11 3 (3.19%) McAfee
11 3 (3.19%) IBM
11 3 (3.19%) MobileIron
12 2 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
12 2 (2.13%) LogRhythm
12 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.13%) Red Gate
12 2 (2.13%) Splunk
12 2 (2.13%) Oracle
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