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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 229 229 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.99% 23.20% 25.62%
As % of the Vendors category 44.12% 45.26% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 206 211 221
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
519 506 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.11% 51.27% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 456 469 504
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 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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
West Malling +3 27 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Stansted -2 25 £50,000 +66.66%
Dartford +10 18 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Tunbridge Wells -2 13 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Chatham +6 12 £28,500 -36.66%
Maidstone -14 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Tonbridge +1 8 £26,000 -3.70%
Faversham +2 6 £21,500 -14.00%
Whitstable 0 3 £20,000 -23.07% 1
Sevenoaks +3 2 £72,500 +123.07%
Folkestone +2 2 £40,000 +50.94%
Sittingbourne - 2 £26,250 -
Canterbury +10 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 219 (45.53%) Windows
2 175 (36.38%) MS Excel
3 146 (30.35%) .NET
4 142 (29.52%) SQL
5 133 (27.65%) C#
6 128 (26.61%) MS Office
7 127 (26.40%) SQL Server
8 123 (25.57%) Active Directory
8 123 (25.57%) Finance
9 114 (23.70%) Windows Server
10 97 (20.17%) VMware
11 95 (19.75%) Firewall
11 95 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
12 85 (17.67%) ASP.NET
13 79 (16.42%) HTML
13 79 (16.42%) MS Exchange
14 78 (16.22%) ITIL
15 73 (15.18%) DNS
16 70 (14.55%) CSS
17 66 (13.72%) HP
18 65 (13.51%) DHCP
19 64 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
20 62 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 62 (12.89%) Cisco
21 61 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 61 (12.68%) JavaScript
22 59 (12.27%) SLA
23 55 (11.43%) MVC
24 53 (11.02%) Web Development
24 53 (11.02%) SharePoint

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 79 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 53 (11.02%) SharePoint
3 31 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2000
4 24 (4.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.74%) Skype for Business
8 15 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.49%) IIS
10 7 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.42%) SAS
15 1 (0.21%) CMS
15 1 (0.21%) Node.js
15 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 175 (36.38%) MS Excel
2 128 (26.61%) MS Office
3 27 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.46%) MS Project
6 3 (0.62%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.83%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.86%) Office 365
2 15 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.04%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (19.75%) Firewall
2 73 (15.18%) DNS
3 65 (13.51%) DHCP
4 26 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 25 (5.20%) VPN
6 23 (4.78%) SAN
7 13 (2.70%) IP Telephony
8 11 (2.29%) Wireless
9 8 (1.66%) Internet
9 8 (1.66%) LAN
9 8 (1.66%) WAN
10 7 (1.46%) VLAN
11 6 (1.25%) HTTP
12 5 (1.04%) Skype
12 5 (1.04%) SMTP
12 5 (1.04%) VoIP
13 4 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (0.83%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.62%) NAS
14 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.25%) MySQL
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.62%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.62%) SSDT
12 2 (0.42%) EDMS
12 2 (0.42%) GIS
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Power View
12 2 (0.42%) OLAP
12 2 (0.42%) Power BI
12 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (8.73%) Visual Studio
2 27 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.46%) Selenium
3 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.25%) SpecFlow
4 6 (1.25%) Subversion
5 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.83%) NUnit
5 4 (0.83%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.62%) MSTest
6 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.42%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.42%) JIRA
7 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.42%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) ReSharper
General
1 123 (25.57%) Finance
2 20 (4.16%) Banking
3 18 (3.74%) Legal
4 15 (3.12%) Retail
5 14 (2.91%) Marketing
6 11 (2.29%) Back Office
7 8 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.04%) Law
8 5 (1.04%) Local Government
9 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (26.82%) Developer
2 110 (22.87%) Analyst
3 88 (18.30%) .NET Developer
4 55 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 55 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 54 (11.23%) C# Developer
6 51 (10.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
8 38 (7.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 35 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 35 (7.28%) Infrastructure Support
10 34 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (7.07%) IT Support
11 31 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
12 30 (6.24%) Server Engineer
13 29 (6.03%) Administrator
13 29 (6.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (5.61%) 1st Line Support
14 27 (5.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 27 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (30.35%) .NET
2 85 (17.67%) ASP.NET
3 79 (16.42%) HTML
4 70 (14.55%) CSS
5 39 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (5.61%) HTML5
7 24 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (4.57%) CSS3
9 21 (4.37%) AngularJS
9 21 (4.37%) RESTful
10 20 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 20 (4.16%) XML
11 18 (3.74%) Ajax
11 18 (3.74%) jQuery
12 17 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (3.33%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (2.91%) WinForms
15 12 (2.49%) EDI
15 12 (2.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.82%) Blackberry
3 25 (5.20%) HP Storage
4 17 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.12%) Tandem
7 14 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.66%) Clustering
9 7 (1.46%) iPad
10 6 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.04%) FMCG
12 4 (0.83%) iPhone
12 4 (0.83%) Replication
12 4 (0.83%) User Experience
13 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.62%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 219 (45.53%) Windows
2 114 (23.70%) Windows Server
3 64 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (9.77%) Windows 8
5 35 (7.28%) Linux
6 34 (7.07%) Windows 7
7 32 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (6.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 30 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (4.37%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.46%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.21%) Android
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.21%) Unix
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (16.22%) ITIL
3 55 (11.43%) MVC
4 53 (11.02%) Web Development
5 32 (6.65%) Problem Management
6 29 (6.03%) SDLC
7 28 (5.82%) Service Delivery
8 27 (5.61%) Capacity Management
8 27 (5.61%) Service Management
8 27 (5.61%) TDD
9 26 (5.41%) Migration
10 25 (5.20%) Project Management
11 24 (4.99%) CRM
12 23 (4.78%) Automated Testing
13 22 (4.57%) E-Commerce
14 21 (4.37%) BDD
15 20 (4.16%) Web Application Development
16 19 (3.95%) Analytics
16 19 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 142 (29.52%) SQL
2 133 (27.65%) C#
3 61 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.61%) T-SQL
5 22 (4.57%) VB.NET
6 12 (2.49%) VB
7 10 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.46%) VBScript
9 4 (0.83%) C
10 2 (0.42%) Java
10 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge ABL
10 2 (0.42%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.21%) COBOL
11 1 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.21%) VB6
11 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 61 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (9.98%) Degree
3 43 (8.94%) MCSE
4 42 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (7.48%) CCNA
6 33 (6.86%) MCITP
6 33 (6.86%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.12%) ISEB
8 13 (2.70%) HND
9 11 (2.29%) A+ Certification
9 11 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.87%) MCSA
11 8 (1.66%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.66%) MCP
12 6 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.62%) CCNP
14 3 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.42%) MCTS
15 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.27%) SLA
2 24 (4.99%) QA
3 6 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.83%) P3O
5 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 123 (25.57%) Active Directory
2 62 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.65%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.44%) vSphere
5 13 (2.70%) XenApp
6 11 (2.29%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.66%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (1.46%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.83%) vCloud
9 4 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (5.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 26 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 25 (5.20%) HP Data Protector
3 25 (5.20%) HP SIM
4 17 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (3.12%) SCOM
6 13 (2.70%) SCCM
7 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.25%) Puppet
8 5 (1.04%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.62%) MOM
10 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.42%) Nessus
11 2 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.42%) Nmap
12 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.21%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 97 (20.17%) VMware
2 66 (13.72%) HP
3 62 (12.89%) Cisco
4 34 (7.07%) Citrix
5 32 (6.65%) Avaya
6 31 (6.44%) Symantec
7 25 (5.20%) 3PAR
7 25 (5.20%) Apple
8 13 (2.70%) Nintex
9 12 (2.49%) Progress
10 10 (2.08%) Oracle
10 10 (2.08%) Tableau
11 9 (1.87%) ABBYY
12 8 (1.66%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.66%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.46%) BMC
13 7 (1.46%) Forcepoint
13 7 (1.46%) Remedy
13 7 (1.46%) SAP
13 7 (1.46%) WatchGuard
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Curo Resourcing Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Whitstable, Kent
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38K Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago