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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 55 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.76% 5.01% 8.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.54% 21.15% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 54 84
Median salary £26,250 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,050 £52,500
UK excluding London median 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
283 260 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.97% 23.68% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 257 220 347
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 July 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 July 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 - 5 £22,500 -
Whitstable -1 4 £20,500 -32.78%
Chatham -10 3 £27,500 -47.61%
Tunbridge Wells +22 2 £14,500 -25.64%
Maidstone +11 2 £45,000 +114.28%
Faversham - 1 £50,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (86.89%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) MCSE
3 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
4 43 (70.49%) MS Exchange
5 39 (63.93%) CCNA
5 39 (63.93%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
7 32 (52.46%) Windows Server
8 30 (49.18%) MS Office
9 29 (47.54%) MS Excel
10 26 (42.62%) Cisco
11 25 (40.98%) Windows 8
12 24 (39.34%) MCITP
12 24 (39.34%) MCSA
13 22 (36.07%) VMware
14 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
15 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (27.87%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2000
15 17 (27.87%) Problem Management
15 17 (27.87%) Firewall
15 17 (27.87%) DNS
16 15 (24.59%) Mac OS X
16 15 (24.59%) Apple
16 15 (24.59%) DHCP
17 14 (22.95%) SLA
17 14 (22.95%) Avaya
18 13 (21.31%) Windows 7
19 12 (19.67%) Blackberry
19 12 (19.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 43 (70.49%) MS Exchange
2 17 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (19.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
8 2 (3.28%) IIS
8 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (49.18%) MS Office
2 29 (47.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) DNS
1 17 (27.87%) Firewall
2 15 (24.59%) DHCP
3 11 (18.03%) LAN
3 11 (18.03%) WAN
4 8 (13.11%) SAN
5 5 (8.20%) Wireless
6 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.92%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) ADSL
7 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.28%) VPN
8 1 (1.64%) Broadband
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.64%) FWSM
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
8 1 (1.64%) SMTP
8 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (22.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Support Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (19.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (19.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Exchange Support
5 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Server Engineer
5 12 (19.67%) Server Support
6 11 (18.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (18.03%) Cisco Support
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Support Engineer
7 10 (16.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.64%) COM
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.64%) jQuery
2 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.64%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.20%) iPhone
5 4 (6.56%) Clustering
5 4 (6.56%) iPad
6 3 (4.92%) BYOD
7 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.64%) AS400
8 1 (1.64%) CMDB
8 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 53 (86.89%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Windows Server
3 25 (40.98%) Windows 8
4 17 (27.87%) Windows 2000 Server
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.59%) Mac OS X
6 13 (21.31%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.64%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Problem Management
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
3 3 (4.92%) Migration
3 3 (4.92%) Practice Management
3 3 (4.92%) Web Design
4 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.64%) ERP
5 1 (1.64%) High Availability
5 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.64%) Line Management
5 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.64%) MVC
5 1 (1.64%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.64%) Project Management
5 1 (1.64%) Scrum
5 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.64%) Software Architecture
5 1 (1.64%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) C#
2 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) RPG
2 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (75.41%) MCSE
2 39 (63.93%) CCNA
2 39 (63.93%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (39.34%) MCITP
3 24 (39.34%) MCSA
4 9 (14.75%) A+ Certification
4 9 (14.75%) MCP
5 5 (8.20%) Degree
6 4 (6.56%) CCDA
6 4 (6.56%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.28%) HND
8 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.64%) CCNP
9 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.64%) HNC
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.64%) MCTS
9 1 (1.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.11%) XenApp
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) Cisco
3 22 (36.07%) VMware
4 15 (24.59%) Apple
5 14 (22.95%) Avaya
6 12 (19.67%) Citrix
7 9 (14.75%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) Mitel
9 2 (3.28%) IBM
9 2 (3.28%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.28%) Veeam
10 1 (1.64%) BMC
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.64%) Intel
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) MAPICS
10 1 (1.64%) Symantec
10 1 (1.64%) Veritas
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