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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 250 229 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.71% 22.15% 19.55%
As % of the Vendors category 49.02% 44.73% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 219 206 186
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
510 512 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.32% 49.52% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 431 457 396
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Kent

Microsoft
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling -1 26 £48,000 +1.05% 3
Tunbridge Wells 0 22 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Chatham +2 19 £42,500 +112.50% 3
Sevenoaks +8 14 £23,500 -32.85% 4
Sittingbourne +11 12 £25,000 -39.75% 1
Folkestone +10 11 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Rochester 0 11 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Dartford +6 8 £50,000 +38.40% 2
Stansted -14 4 - -
Maidstone -21 4 £27,500 -19.11% 2
Faversham +3 3 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Broadstairs - 3 £32,615 -
Canterbury +5 1 £27,000 +32.35%
Sandwich - 1 £18,000 - 1
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 258 (54.09%) Windows
2 187 (39.20%) MS Excel
3 161 (33.75%) SQL Server
4 146 (30.61%) Windows Server
5 134 (28.09%) SQL
6 127 (26.62%) MS Office
7 120 (25.16%) MS Exchange
8 119 (24.95%) .NET
9 116 (24.32%) Firewall
10 115 (24.11%) Active Directory
11 109 (22.85%) VMware
12 107 (22.43%) Finance
13 106 (22.22%) C#
14 105 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
15 95 (19.92%) Cisco
16 77 (16.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 74 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
18 67 (14.05%) ITIL
19 63 (13.21%) DNS
20 61 (12.79%) Avaya
21 60 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
21 60 (12.58%) Windows 8
22 59 (12.37%) SLA
22 59 (12.37%) HTML
23 58 (12.16%) HP
24 57 (11.95%) MCSE
25 55 (11.53%) ASP.NET
25 55 (11.53%) Cisco Certification
26 54 (11.32%) Hyper-V
27 53 (11.11%) Blackberry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 120 (25.16%) MS Exchange
2 46 (9.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 44 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2000
3 44 (9.22%) SharePoint
4 29 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.40%) Lync
6 18 (3.77%) IIS
6 18 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.84%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.63%) SAS
11 2 (0.42%) CMS
11 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 187 (39.20%) MS Excel
2 127 (26.62%) MS Office
3 20 (4.19%) MS Visio
4 17 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.05%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.01%) Office 365
2 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 116 (24.32%) Firewall
2 63 (13.21%) DNS
3 50 (10.48%) DHCP
4 45 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 34 (7.13%) VPN
6 28 (5.87%) SAN
7 17 (3.56%) LAN
7 17 (3.56%) WAN
8 15 (3.14%) Wireless
9 14 (2.94%) IP Telephony
10 10 (2.10%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.47%) VoIP
13 6 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.26%) Internet
13 6 (1.26%) VLAN
14 5 (1.05%) HTTP
14 5 (1.05%) NAS
15 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (2.10%) Informix
9 9 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.26%) SQL CLR
11 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.05%) Big Data
12 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.84%) MS Access
13 4 (0.84%) Redis
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (3.35%) Selenium
3 13 (2.73%) SpecFlow
4 12 (2.52%) NUnit
4 12 (2.52%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.52%) WebDriver
5 11 (2.31%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.68%) MSTest
8 6 (1.26%) Moq
9 5 (1.05%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.05%) JIRA
9 5 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.05%) Subversion
10 4 (0.84%) ERwin
10 4 (0.84%) Protractor
11 3 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.42%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (0.42%) Rational Rose
General
1 107 (22.43%) Finance
2 18 (3.77%) Banking
3 15 (3.14%) Back Office
4 14 (2.94%) Marketing
5 10 (2.10%) Advertising
6 9 (1.89%) Legal
7 8 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.26%) Law
8 6 (1.26%) Local Government
9 5 (1.05%) Retail
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (19.29%) Analyst
2 83 (17.40%) Developer
3 76 (15.93%) Support Engineer
4 60 (12.58%) Exchange Engineer
5 48 (10.06%) Exchange Support
6 47 (9.85%) Server Support
7 46 (9.64%) .NET Developer
7 46 (9.64%) IT Support
8 44 (9.22%) Windows Engineer
9 43 (9.01%) 3rd Line Support
10 40 (8.39%) Windows Support Engineer
11 39 (8.18%) Administrator
12 38 (7.97%) Support Analyst
13 37 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 37 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (6.29%) Cisco Engineer
14 30 (6.29%) Cisco Support
15 29 (6.08%) 1st Line Support
15 29 (6.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
16 27 (5.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (24.95%) .NET
2 59 (12.37%) HTML
3 55 (11.53%) ASP.NET
4 42 (8.81%) CSS
5 27 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (5.66%) WCF
6 26 (5.45%) XML
7 22 (4.61%) HTML5
8 18 (3.77%) WPF
9 15 (3.14%) AngularJS
10 14 (2.94%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.73%) CSS3
11 13 (2.73%) Gherkin
12 12 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (2.52%) Web Services
13 11 (2.31%) DOM
13 11 (2.31%) jQuery
14 9 (1.89%) WinForms
15 7 (1.47%) EDI
15 7 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 42 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.13%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.03%) HP Storage
5 14 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.52%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.26%) Clustering
8 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.84%) iPad
9 4 (0.84%) Replication
9 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.84%) User Experience
10 3 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.63%) Life Science
10 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 258 (54.09%) Windows
2 146 (30.61%) Windows Server
3 77 (16.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (12.58%) Windows 8
5 43 (9.01%) Windows 2000 Server
6 42 (8.81%) Linux
6 42 (8.81%) Mac OS X
7 34 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (6.92%) Windows 7
9 31 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (5.24%) Unix
11 12 (2.52%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.31%) Android
12 11 (2.31%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.89%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (14.05%) ITIL
3 41 (8.60%) Scrum
4 39 (8.18%) MVC
4 39 (8.18%) Service Delivery
5 38 (7.97%) Problem Management
6 31 (6.50%) OO
7 28 (5.87%) Migration
7 28 (5.87%) Test Scripting
8 26 (5.45%) Service Management
8 26 (5.45%) UML
9 25 (5.24%) Capacity Management
10 23 (4.82%) Software Engineering
11 22 (4.61%) Project Management
12 21 (4.40%) TDD
13 20 (4.19%) ITSM
13 20 (4.19%) OOD
14 19 (3.98%) Business Analysis
14 19 (3.98%) SDLC
15 18 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 134 (28.09%) SQL
2 106 (22.22%) C#
3 46 (9.64%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.29%) T-SQL
5 19 (3.98%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 12 (2.52%) VB
8 8 (1.68%) VBScript
9 7 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.42%) C++
10 2 (0.42%) COBOL
10 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.42%) Java
10 2 (0.42%) OpenEdge ABL
10 2 (0.42%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.21%) RPG
11 1 (0.21%) VB6
11 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (11.95%) MCSE
3 55 (11.53%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (10.27%) CCNA
5 48 (10.06%) MCITP
6 40 (8.39%) Degree
7 39 (8.18%) Security Cleared
8 12 (2.52%) ISEB
9 11 (2.31%) MCSA
10 8 (1.68%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.47%) MCP
12 5 (1.05%) CCNP
13 4 (0.84%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.84%) HND
13 4 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.84%) MCTS
13 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.63%) CCENT
14 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (12.37%) SLA
2 31 (6.50%) QA
3 11 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.84%) P3O
7 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (24.11%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.71%) vSphere
5 15 (3.14%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.10%) XenApp
7 8 (1.68%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.47%) vCloud
9 5 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) Docker
12 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.21%) NFS
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (5.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 24 (5.03%) HP Data Protector
2 24 (5.03%) HP SIM
2 24 (5.03%) NetBackup
3 13 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (2.52%) SCCM
5 11 (2.31%) Backup Exec
6 10 (2.10%) SCOM
7 5 (1.05%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.42%) Nessus
10 2 (0.42%) Nmap
10 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.42%) Puppet
11 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (22.85%) VMware
2 95 (19.92%) Cisco
3 61 (12.79%) Avaya
4 58 (12.16%) HP
5 47 (9.85%) Apple
6 36 (7.55%) Citrix
7 30 (6.29%) Symantec
8 24 (5.03%) 3PAR
9 13 (2.73%) Oracle
10 11 (2.31%) Dell
11 7 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.47%) IBM
12 6 (1.26%) MobileIron
12 6 (1.26%) Websense
13 5 (1.05%) Informatica
13 5 (1.05%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (1.05%) Tableau
13 5 (1.05%) Tripwire
13 5 (1.05%) WatchGuard
14 4 (0.84%) Veeam
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Whitstable, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus pension health 26days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum DOE plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandwich, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable £ + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + full suite of benefits, career progression
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent pension and annual bonus scheme!
Posted: 11 days ago
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Overtime and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus pension healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Chatham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus health training
Posted: 13 days ago
Dartford
Chemistry Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago