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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Kent
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 132 246 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.00% 21.77% 22.74%
As % of the Vendors category 34.11% 48.24% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 92 216 203
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%

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
387 510 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.91% 45.13% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 297 430 443
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +4 33 £57,500 +109.09% 4
Dartford +4 21 £42,500 -
Chatham -3 18 £32,750 +2.34%
West Malling -15 10 £28,500 -40.00%
Sittingbourne +3 8 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells +1 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Canterbury +2 2 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Sevenoaks -3 2 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Folkestone -12 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Whitstable - 2 £20,800 -
Stansted +13 1 £65,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 127 (42.91%) .NET
2 112 (37.84%) C#
3 105 (35.47%) SQL Server
4 102 (34.46%) Windows
5 101 (34.12%) MS Excel
6 87 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (27.70%) ASP.NET
8 74 (25.00%) MVC
9 66 (22.30%) Windows Server
10 64 (21.62%) TDD
11 61 (20.61%) Finance
12 55 (18.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 53 (17.91%) RESTful
14 52 (17.57%) Firewall
14 52 (17.57%) MS Office
14 52 (17.57%) SQL
15 51 (17.23%) LAN
15 51 (17.23%) WAN
15 51 (17.23%) DHCP
15 51 (17.23%) VMware
16 50 (16.89%) JavaScript
17 49 (16.55%) DNS
18 48 (16.22%) HTML
18 48 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
19 47 (15.88%) Cisco
20 45 (15.20%) AngularJS
21 44 (14.86%) Active Directory
21 44 (14.86%) CSS
22 41 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 24 (8.11%) IIS
1 24 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.69%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Site Server
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 101 (34.12%) MS Excel
2 52 (17.57%) MS Office
3 23 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.34%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.78%) Office 365
3 10 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) IaaS
4 2 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.57%) Firewall
2 51 (17.23%) DHCP
2 51 (17.23%) LAN
2 51 (17.23%) WAN
3 49 (16.55%) DNS
4 40 (13.51%) Wireless
5 31 (10.47%) SNMP
6 21 (7.09%) Network Security
7 20 (6.76%) IP Telephony
8 18 (6.08%) 802.11
8 18 (6.08%) DPNSS
8 18 (6.08%) IPsec
8 18 (6.08%) MPLS
8 18 (6.08%) QSIG
9 15 (5.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (4.73%) Cisco IPT
10 14 (4.73%) Telepresence
10 14 (4.73%) WLAN
11 11 (3.72%) TCP/IP
12 8 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (35.47%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 23 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.72%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.38%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (2.70%) MySQL
11 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.36%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.03%) DocumentDB
12 6 (2.03%) RavenDB
12 6 (2.03%) Star Schema
13 4 (1.35%) DTS
13 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (6.08%) TeamCity
2 12 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.72%) JIRA
4 9 (3.04%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.03%) Selenium
5 6 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.68%) MSTest
7 2 (0.68%) NUnit
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.34%) Moq
8 1 (0.34%) NCover
8 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.34%) Subversion
8 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (20.61%) Finance
2 12 (4.05%) Retail
3 11 (3.72%) Advertising
4 5 (1.69%) Banking
4 5 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.01%) Billing
5 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Electronics
6 2 (0.68%) Law
6 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 100 (33.78%) Developer
2 75 (25.34%) .NET Developer
3 38 (12.84%) Analyst
4 36 (12.16%) Network Engineer
5 23 (7.77%) C# Developer
6 22 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 21 (7.09%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.76%) Project Manager
9 18 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.08%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 18 (6.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 18 (6.08%) Network Security Engineer
9 18 (6.08%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.74%) Architect
10 17 (5.74%) Messaging Developer
10 17 (5.74%) Support Engineer
11 16 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (5.41%) IT Support
12 15 (5.07%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (42.91%) .NET
2 82 (27.70%) ASP.NET
3 55 (18.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 53 (17.91%) RESTful
5 48 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (16.22%) HTML
6 45 (15.20%) AngularJS
7 44 (14.86%) CSS
8 41 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 39 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 37 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
11 30 (10.14%) Web Services
12 24 (8.11%) Node.js
13 21 (7.09%) SOAP
13 21 (7.09%) WPF
14 20 (6.76%) HTML5
14 20 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (6.42%) MSMQ
16 18 (6.08%) 802.1X
17 17 (5.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.73%) Tandem
4 10 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.04%) iPad
6 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.35%) iPhone
8 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.68%) AS400
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (34.46%) Windows
2 66 (22.30%) Windows Server
3 34 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (9.12%) Windows 7
5 22 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.74%) Linux
7 10 (3.38%) Solaris
7 10 (3.38%) Unix
7 10 (3.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.04%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.36%) Android
9 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.69%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (25.00%) MVC
3 64 (21.62%) TDD
4 39 (13.18%) Web Application Development
5 38 (12.84%) OO
6 31 (10.47%) Network Design
7 28 (9.46%) Dependency Injection
8 25 (8.45%) Project Management
9 23 (7.77%) BDD
10 22 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (6.42%) Kanban
11 19 (6.42%) Multithreading
12 18 (6.08%) Migration
12 18 (6.08%) Translating Business Requirements
13 17 (5.74%) DevOps
13 17 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (5.74%) ITIL
13 17 (5.74%) SOLID
14 16 (5.41%) Software Testing
15 14 (4.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 112 (37.84%) C#
2 52 (17.57%) SQL
3 50 (16.89%) JavaScript
4 22 (7.43%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.42%) VB
6 17 (5.74%) F#
6 17 (5.74%) PowerShell
6 17 (5.74%) Ruby
6 17 (5.74%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.05%) Java
8 10 (3.38%) ECMAScript
8 10 (3.38%) PHP
9 7 (2.36%) VBScript
10 4 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.01%) Delphi
11 3 (1.01%) R
11 3 (1.01%) VB6
12 1 (0.34%) C
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (10.14%) Degree
3 24 (8.11%) MCSE
4 14 (4.73%) MCP
5 13 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.38%) CCNA
7 9 (3.04%) MCITP
8 8 (2.70%) MCSA
9 7 (2.36%) CCNP
10 5 (1.69%) MCTS
11 3 (1.01%) CCSE
12 2 (0.68%) HND
12 2 (0.68%) ISEB
12 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.68%) MCDST
12 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.70%) QA
1 8 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) COBIT
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 38 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.77%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.07%) Virtual Servers
5 14 (4.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (1.69%) Docker
7 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.68%) vSphere
7 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (6.42%) WSUS
2 17 (5.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 17 (5.74%) Kibana
3 10 (3.38%) SCCM
4 6 (2.03%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (17.23%) VMware
2 47 (15.88%) Cisco
3 40 (13.51%) Mitel
4 34 (11.49%) CheckPoint
5 21 (7.09%) Citrix
5 21 (7.09%) HP
6 17 (5.74%) Apple
6 17 (5.74%) Oracle
7 14 (4.73%) Riverbed
7 14 (4.73%) Siemens
8 10 (3.38%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.04%) Remedy
10 8 (2.70%) Avaya
11 7 (2.36%) Dell
12 6 (2.03%) Jaspersoft
12 6 (2.03%) New Relic
12 6 (2.03%) Nortel
12 6 (2.03%) Talend
13 5 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (1.69%) LANDesk
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Sevenoaks
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Remote Work
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
myBench Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidstone
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago