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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 172 202 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.86% 18.46% 26.27%
As % of the Vendors category 35.98% 42.62% 50.17%
Number of salaries quoted 140 183 261
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
478 474 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.64% 43.33% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 412 433 509
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,990 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.97%

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 26 July 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 26 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
Dartford +16 22 £42,500 +13.33% 5
West Malling -1 11 £34,500 -8.00%
Chatham - 11 £32,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 10 £56,250 +73.07% 1
Maidstone -3 10 £56,250 +73.07% 2
Faversham - 8 £23,250 - 1
Folkestone +13 7 £42,500 +63.46%
Whitstable 0 5 £20,000 -34.42%
Stansted -2 5 £65,000 +116.66%
Sevenoaks +7 4 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Sittingbourne -1 3 £27,500 -
Tonbridge 0 2 £51,250 +89.81%
Rochester -3 1 £45,000 +21.62%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 194 (47.20%) Windows
2 141 (34.31%) .NET
2 141 (34.31%) MS Excel
3 133 (32.36%) C#
4 114 (27.74%) SQL
5 109 (26.52%) Active Directory
6 108 (26.28%) SQL Server
7 99 (24.09%) MS Office
8 96 (23.36%) Windows Server
9 92 (22.38%) VMware
10 90 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (21.65%) Finance
12 88 (21.41%) ASP.NET
13 76 (18.49%) Firewall
14 75 (18.25%) HTML
15 74 (18.00%) CSS
16 65 (15.82%) MS Exchange
16 65 (15.82%) DNS
17 62 (15.09%) ITIL
17 62 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
18 61 (14.84%) JavaScript
18 61 (14.84%) MVC
19 58 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
20 57 (13.87%) Web Development
20 57 (13.87%) DHCP
21 49 (11.92%) Cisco
21 49 (11.92%) HP
22 45 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 44 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
24 43 (10.46%) SLA

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 65 (15.82%) MS Exchange
2 43 (10.46%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2000
4 20 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (4.14%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.70%) IIS
9 6 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) SAS
10 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 141 (34.31%) MS Excel
2 99 (24.09%) MS Office
3 15 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.95%) AutoCAD
6 6 (1.46%) MS Project
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) InDesign
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.97%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.06%) Office 365
2 15 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.97%) SaaS
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (18.49%) Firewall
2 65 (15.82%) DNS
3 57 (13.87%) DHCP
4 21 (5.11%) LAN
4 21 (5.11%) WAN
5 19 (4.62%) SAN
6 17 (4.14%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.16%) IP Telephony
7 13 (3.16%) VPN
8 11 (2.68%) Wireless
9 10 (2.43%) MPLS
10 8 (1.95%) 802.11
10 8 (1.95%) DPNSS
10 8 (1.95%) IPsec
10 8 (1.95%) Network Security
10 8 (1.95%) QSIG
10 8 (1.95%) SNMP
11 7 (1.70%) Internet
12 6 (1.46%) HTTP
12 6 (1.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (26.28%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.97%) MySQL
8 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.73%) Redis
9 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.49%) EDMS
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.49%) SSDT
10 1 (0.24%) MS Access
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (9.25%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.22%) NUnit
4 5 (1.22%) Selenium
4 5 (1.22%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.73%) MSTest
6 3 (0.73%) Subversion
6 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.24%) Moq
8 1 (0.24%) NuGet
8 1 (0.24%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 89 (21.65%) Finance
2 16 (3.89%) Retail
3 13 (3.16%) Legal
4 12 (2.92%) Banking
5 11 (2.68%) Back Office
6 10 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.19%) Marketing
8 8 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Local Government
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (32.85%) Developer
2 101 (24.57%) .NET Developer
3 75 (18.25%) Analyst
4 60 (14.60%) C# Developer
5 56 (13.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (10.46%) Support Analyst
6 43 (10.46%) Support Engineer
7 38 (9.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (8.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (8.03%) Web Developer
10 31 (7.54%) .NET Web Developer
11 27 (6.57%) C# Web Developer
11 27 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (5.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 24 (5.84%) Exchange Engineer
13 23 (5.60%) Infrastructure Support
13 23 (5.60%) IT Support
14 22 (5.35%) Administrator
14 22 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
15 21 (5.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (34.31%) .NET
2 88 (21.41%) ASP.NET
3 75 (18.25%) HTML
4 74 (18.00%) CSS
5 45 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (7.06%) RESTful
8 28 (6.81%) AngularJS
8 28 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 26 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (5.84%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (4.87%) HTML5
12 18 (4.38%) CSS3
12 18 (4.38%) jQuery
13 17 (4.14%) .NET Framework
14 16 (3.89%) Ajax
15 11 (2.68%) Web Services
16 10 (2.43%) WinForms
17 9 (2.19%) WCF
17 9 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.84%) Tandem
3 19 (4.62%) HP Storage
4 17 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.41%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.41%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.19%) Clustering
8 6 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.46%) Derivative
8 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (1.46%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.46%) FMCG
8 6 (1.46%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.22%) iPad
10 3 (0.73%) BYOD
10 3 (0.73%) User Experience
10 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 194 (47.20%) Windows
2 96 (23.36%) Windows Server
3 62 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (9.49%) Windows 8
5 30 (7.30%) Windows 7
5 30 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (6.81%) Linux
7 24 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (4.87%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.16%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.19%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Android
14 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (15.09%) ITIL
3 61 (14.84%) MVC
4 57 (13.87%) Web Development
5 36 (8.76%) TDD
6 30 (7.30%) CRM
7 28 (6.81%) BDD
8 26 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 26 (6.33%) Project Management
9 25 (6.08%) Automated Testing
9 25 (6.08%) Web Application Development
10 23 (5.60%) Capacity Management
11 22 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.87%) Problem Management
13 17 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (4.14%) Migration
13 17 (4.14%) PRINCE2
13 17 (4.14%) Service Management
14 16 (3.89%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 133 (32.36%) C#
2 114 (27.74%) SQL
3 61 (14.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.92%) VB.NET
6 9 (2.19%) C
7 7 (1.70%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (0.49%) Java
9 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.49%) VB6
10 1 (0.24%) VBScript
10 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (10.22%) Degree
2 41 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (7.30%) MCSE
5 28 (6.81%) CCNA
6 24 (5.84%) Security Cleared
7 23 (5.60%) MCITP
8 11 (2.68%) A+ Certification
8 11 (2.68%) HND
8 11 (2.68%) MCSA
9 8 (1.95%) MCP
9 8 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.46%) ISEB
11 5 (1.22%) CISSP
11 5 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.73%) CCNP
12 3 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.46%) SLA
2 15 (3.65%) QA
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 109 (26.52%) Active Directory
2 58 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.84%) Hyper-V
3 24 (5.84%) vSphere
4 15 (3.65%) XenApp
5 9 (2.19%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (1.70%) ISA Server
7 7 (1.70%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.73%) vCloud
9 3 (0.73%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.49%) XenServer
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (5.11%) NetBackup
2 20 (4.87%) HP Data Protector
3 19 (4.62%) HP SIM
3 19 (4.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 16 (3.89%) SCOM
5 14 (3.41%) SCCM
6 10 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.70%) Puppet
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.97%) Nessus
8 4 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.73%) MOM
9 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.24%) Ansible
10 1 (0.24%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 92 (22.38%) VMware
2 49 (11.92%) Cisco
2 49 (11.92%) HP
3 31 (7.54%) Citrix
4 24 (5.84%) Symantec
5 19 (4.62%) 3PAR
6 14 (3.41%) Apple
7 13 (3.16%) Avaya
7 13 (3.16%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.68%) Mitel
8 11 (2.68%) Nintex
9 10 (2.43%) Progress
10 9 (2.19%) ABBYY
11 8 (1.95%) BMC
11 8 (1.95%) Remedy
12 7 (1.70%) Oracle
13 6 (1.46%) Charles River
13 6 (1.46%) SAP
13 6 (1.46%) SunGard
13 6 (1.46%) WatchGuard
Sevenoaks, Kent
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Longfield, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 12 weeks paid holiday per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
RBW Consulting
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Faversham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago