The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 169 220 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.20% 19.86% 22.64%
As % of the Vendors category 42.89% 43.31% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 137 190 239
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,450 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Microsoft
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
394 508 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.44% 45.85% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 322 435 535
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Kent region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Kent

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Kent

Microsoft
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 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Maidstone 0 34 £57,500 +109.09% 1
Dartford +9 32 £42,500 - 1
West Malling +6 14 £37,500 -23.46%
Chatham -1 8 £42,500 -
Faversham - 5 £37,500 -
Rochester 0 4 £36,250 +15.07%
Tunbridge Wells -5 4 £46,250 -1.06% 1
Sittingbourne -7 4 £43,500 +74.00% 1
Folkestone +2 3 £24,000 -40.00%
Tonbridge 0 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Sevenoaks -4 2 £41,250 +75.53%
Westerham - 2 £25,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 123 (38.80%) Windows
2 114 (35.96%) .NET
3 110 (34.70%) MS Excel
4 104 (32.81%) SQL Server
5 80 (25.24%) C#
6 79 (24.92%) Windows Server
7 78 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (23.97%) VMware
9 73 (23.03%) ASP.NET
10 71 (22.40%) Firewall
11 69 (21.77%) Active Directory
12 66 (20.82%) DNS
12 66 (20.82%) MVC
13 65 (20.50%) Finance
13 65 (20.50%) DHCP
13 65 (20.50%) MS Office
14 61 (19.24%) SQL
15 60 (18.93%) Cisco
16 59 (18.61%) WAN
17 58 (18.30%) LAN
18 55 (17.35%) TDD
18 55 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
19 49 (15.46%) ASP.NET Web API
20 48 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
20 48 (15.14%) RESTful
21 44 (13.88%) MS Exchange
22 43 (13.56%) JavaScript
22 43 (13.56%) Wireless
23 42 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
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 44 (13.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.36%) IIS
3 16 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.21%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.89%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.63%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 110 (34.70%) MS Excel
2 65 (20.50%) MS Office
3 14 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.26%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.32%) MS Project
7 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.09%) Office 365
2 28 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.40%) Firewall
2 66 (20.82%) DNS
3 65 (20.50%) DHCP
4 59 (18.61%) WAN
5 58 (18.30%) LAN
6 43 (13.56%) Wireless
7 33 (10.41%) SNMP
8 28 (8.83%) IP Telephony
9 24 (7.57%) MPLS
10 22 (6.94%) SAN
11 21 (6.62%) 802.11
11 21 (6.62%) DPNSS
11 21 (6.62%) IPsec
11 21 (6.62%) Network Security
11 21 (6.62%) QSIG
11 21 (6.62%) TCP/IP
12 17 (5.36%) VLAN
13 14 (4.42%) Cisco IPT
13 14 (4.42%) Telepresence
13 14 (4.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.15%) MySQL
9 8 (2.52%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.21%) Redis
10 7 (2.21%) Star Schema
11 6 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.95%) Big Data
14 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.15%) TeamCity
2 10 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (1.58%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.95%) JIRA
5 3 (0.95%) NUnit
5 3 (0.95%) Selenium
5 3 (0.95%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.63%) Moq
6 2 (0.63%) MSTest
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.32%) Grunt
7 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.32%) NCover
7 1 (0.32%) NuGet
7 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (20.50%) Finance
2 9 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.58%) Banking
4 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.26%) Marketing
4 4 (1.26%) Retail
5 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Law
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (30.60%) Developer
2 78 (24.61%) .NET Developer
3 42 (13.25%) Analyst
3 42 (13.25%) Network Engineer
4 27 (8.52%) Support Analyst
5 26 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 24 (7.57%) Support Engineer
7 23 (7.26%) IT Manager
8 22 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (6.31%) IT Support
9 20 (6.31%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.99%) Cisco Engineer
10 19 (5.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 19 (5.99%) Network Security Engineer
10 19 (5.99%) Security Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (4.73%) Desktop Support
13 15 (4.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (35.96%) .NET
2 73 (23.03%) ASP.NET
3 49 (15.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 48 (15.14%) RESTful
5 42 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (11.67%) AngularJS
6 37 (11.67%) CSS
7 36 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
8 35 (11.04%) HTML
8 35 (11.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 34 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 24 (7.57%) Web Services
11 21 (6.62%) 802.1X
12 14 (4.42%) .NET Framework
12 14 (4.42%) HTML5
12 14 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (3.79%) MSMQ
14 11 (3.47%) CSS3
14 11 (3.47%) Entity Framework
14 11 (3.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.20%) Tandem
3 14 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.84%) iPad
6 8 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.89%) iPhone
8 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.26%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.95%) Clustering
10 3 (0.95%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.95%) Replication
10 3 (0.95%) User Experience
10 3 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.63%) PKI
12 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 123 (38.80%) Windows
2 79 (24.92%) Windows Server
3 48 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (9.46%) Windows 7
5 28 (8.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.73%) Windows 8
7 13 (4.10%) Windows 10
7 13 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.79%) Mac OS X
8 12 (3.79%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.84%) Linux
10 6 (1.89%) Android
10 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.26%) Solaris
11 4 (1.26%) Unix
11 4 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.95%) CentOS
12 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.82%) MVC
3 55 (17.35%) TDD
4 34 (10.73%) Web Application Development
5 30 (9.46%) Network Design
6 29 (9.15%) BDD
7 26 (8.20%) Project Management
8 25 (7.89%) ITIL
9 22 (6.94%) CRM
10 17 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (5.05%) SOLID
12 15 (4.73%) OO
13 14 (4.42%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.79%) Line Management
14 12 (3.79%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.79%) Migration
15 11 (3.47%) Analytics
15 11 (3.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.24%) C#
2 61 (19.24%) SQL
3 43 (13.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.73%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.79%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.84%) VB
7 8 (2.52%) F#
7 8 (2.52%) Ruby
8 7 (2.21%) Java
9 6 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.58%) PHP
11 4 (1.26%) C
11 4 (1.26%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.95%) VBScript
13 2 (0.63%) VB6
14 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (11.99%) MCSE
3 26 (8.20%) Degree
4 25 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (7.26%) CCNA
6 18 (5.68%) MCSA
7 13 (4.10%) MCITP
8 10 (3.15%) CCNP
8 10 (3.15%) MCP
9 7 (2.21%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.58%) MCTS
11 4 (1.26%) CISSP
12 3 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.63%) HND
13 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.21%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) SLA
3 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (21.77%) Active Directory
2 55 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 22 (6.94%) Virtual Servers
5 14 (4.42%) XenApp
6 9 (2.84%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.89%) vSphere
8 5 (1.58%) Docker
8 5 (1.58%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.63%) XenServer
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.73%) SCCM
2 10 (3.15%) SCOM
2 10 (3.15%) WSUS
3 8 (2.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (2.52%) Kibana
4 4 (1.26%) Ansible
4 4 (1.26%) Nessus
4 4 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.95%) Puppet
6 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 76 (23.97%) VMware
2 60 (18.93%) Cisco
3 42 (13.25%) Mitel
4 39 (12.30%) CheckPoint
5 35 (11.04%) HP
6 29 (9.15%) Citrix
7 17 (5.36%) Apple
7 17 (5.36%) Avaya
8 14 (4.42%) Riverbed
8 14 (4.42%) Siemens
9 10 (3.15%) Oracle
10 7 (2.21%) Jaspersoft
10 7 (2.21%) Talend
11 6 (1.89%) Dell
11 6 (1.89%) Nortel
12 5 (1.58%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (1.58%) Remedy
12 5 (1.58%) SAP
12 5 (1.58%) Symantec
13 4 (1.26%) LANDesk
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £80000 - £82000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago