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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.51% 3.99% 6.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.41% 16.09% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 52
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,240
% change year-on-year
- +3.47%
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
263 261 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.76% 24.81% 31.34%
Number of salaries quoted 242 235 266
Median salary £40,000 £36,018 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.05% -19.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Sittingbourne - 6 £22,500 -
Chatham - 5 £28,500 -
Faversham - 3 £38,500 -
Rochester +2 1 £32,500 -
Maidstone -11 1 £37,500 +78.57% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 39 (76.47%) MCSE
3 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
4 34 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
6 28 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (54.90%) MS Exchange
7 27 (52.94%) Windows Server
8 26 (50.98%) CCNA
9 24 (47.06%) MCSA
10 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
11 20 (39.22%) MS Office
12 19 (37.25%) Cisco
12 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (35.29%) VMware
14 17 (33.33%) DNS
14 17 (33.33%) DHCP
15 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
16 13 (25.49%) Windows 8
16 13 (25.49%) Avaya
17 12 (23.53%) Firewall
17 12 (23.53%) WAN
17 12 (23.53%) LAN
18 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
18 11 (21.57%) SAN
18 11 (21.57%) Citrix
18 11 (21.57%) HP
18 11 (21.57%) MCITP
18 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (19.61%) Mac OS X

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 28 (54.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (39.22%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) DHCP
1 17 (33.33%) DNS
2 12 (23.53%) Firewall
2 12 (23.53%) LAN
2 12 (23.53%) WAN
3 11 (21.57%) SAN
4 7 (13.73%) Wireless
5 6 (11.76%) VLAN
5 6 (11.76%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.92%) ADSL
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) Broadband
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.96%) FWSM
8 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (19.61%) Support Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) IT Support
4 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (15.69%) Network Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support
5 7 (13.73%) Service Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Citrix Support
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Support
7 5 (9.80%) Support Technician
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Services Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.96%) COM
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.96%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) iPhone
3 5 (9.80%) iPad
4 3 (5.88%) BYOD
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) AS400
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 13 (25.49%) Windows 8
6 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (19.61%) Mac OS X
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
9 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
10 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.96%) Android
12 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Web Design
3 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.88%) Practice Management
3 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.96%) ERP
5 1 (1.96%) High Availability
5 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.96%) Migration
5 1 (1.96%) MVC
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Scrum
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Software Architecture
5 1 (1.96%) TDD
5 1 (1.96%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) RPG
2 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (76.47%) MCSE
2 28 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (50.98%) CCNA
4 24 (47.06%) MCSA
5 11 (21.57%) MCITP
6 8 (15.69%) A+ Certification
6 8 (15.69%) MCP
7 5 (9.80%) CCNP
8 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.88%) Degree
9 3 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.96%) CCDA
10 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.96%) HND
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.96%) MCTS
10 1 (1.96%) MOS
10 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.76%) XenApp
4 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Cisco
3 18 (35.29%) VMware
4 13 (25.49%) Avaya
5 11 (21.57%) Citrix
5 11 (21.57%) HP
6 10 (19.61%) Apple
7 4 (7.84%) Mitel
8 1 (1.96%) BMC
8 1 (1.96%) BT
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Intel
8 1 (1.96%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.96%) MAPICS
8 1 (1.96%) Nortel
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago