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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 233 234 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.71% 24.30% 23.40%
As % of the Vendors category 46.23% 46.43% 46.17%
Number of salaries quoted 206 211 190
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
504 504 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.97% 52.34% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 444 464 481
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 28 £46,750 -30.74% 4
Stansted -2 24 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Tunbridge Wells 0 22 £35,000 -9.75% 2
Dartford +14 20 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Chatham +4 18 £28,500 -36.66%
Maidstone -12 9 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Tonbridge -1 7 £26,000 -7.14% 1
Sittingbourne +1 6 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Canterbury +12 3 £45,000 +52.54%
Faversham 0 3 £21,500 -31.20% 1
Rochester -1 2 £28,292 -33.43%
Folkestone -3 2 £40,000 +50.94%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 238 (48.57%) Windows
2 175 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 146 (29.80%) SQL
4 144 (29.39%) .NET
5 134 (27.35%) C#
6 133 (27.14%) MS Office
7 131 (26.73%) SQL Server
8 126 (25.71%) Active Directory
9 123 (25.10%) Windows Server
10 116 (23.67%) Finance
11 104 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
12 103 (21.02%) Firewall
13 102 (20.82%) VMware
14 91 (18.57%) MS Exchange
15 87 (17.76%) HTML
16 83 (16.94%) ASP.NET
17 76 (15.51%) DNS
18 71 (14.49%) Cisco
18 71 (14.49%) CSS
19 69 (14.08%) ITIL
20 67 (13.67%) DHCP
20 67 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 65 (13.27%) JavaScript
21 65 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
21 65 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
22 63 (12.86%) SLA
22 63 (12.86%) HP
23 57 (11.63%) SharePoint
24 55 (11.22%) Windows 8
25 53 (10.82%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 91 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 57 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2000
4 31 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.88%) Skype for Business
8 17 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.65%) IIS
10 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.61%) SAS
14 2 (0.41%) CMS
14 2 (0.41%) OpenEdge
15 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 175 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 133 (27.14%) MS Office
3 26 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) InDesign
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.61%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.73%) Office 365
2 13 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.22%) SaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (21.02%) Firewall
2 76 (15.51%) DNS
3 67 (13.67%) DHCP
4 31 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 29 (5.92%) VPN
6 27 (5.51%) SAN
7 13 (2.65%) IP Telephony
7 13 (2.65%) Wireless
8 10 (2.04%) Internet
9 9 (1.84%) LAN
9 9 (1.84%) VoIP
9 9 (1.84%) WAN
10 8 (1.63%) VLAN
11 6 (1.22%) HTTP
12 5 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.02%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.02%) SMTP
13 4 (0.82%) Skype
14 3 (0.61%) NAS
14 3 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.84%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.22%) MySQL
12 5 (1.02%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.61%) Power BI
13 3 (0.61%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 36 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.84%) Selenium
4 8 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.43%) NUnit
5 7 (1.43%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.22%) MSTest
6 6 (1.22%) Subversion
7 5 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.02%) JIRA
7 5 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.61%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.61%) Moq
8 3 (0.61%) Protractor
8 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.41%) ERwin
9 2 (0.41%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.41%) WebSpeed
General
1 116 (23.67%) Finance
2 18 (3.67%) Banking
3 17 (3.47%) Marketing
4 14 (2.86%) Legal
5 12 (2.45%) Back Office
5 12 (2.45%) Retail
6 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.02%) Advertising
7 5 (1.02%) Law
7 5 (1.02%) Local Government
8 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) French Language
9 2 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (25.71%) Developer
2 106 (21.63%) Analyst
3 85 (17.35%) .NET Developer
4 59 (12.04%) Support Engineer
5 53 (10.82%) C# Developer
6 52 (10.61%) Support Analyst
7 49 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (9.59%) Exchange Engineer
9 41 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 37 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support
10 37 (7.55%) Server Engineer
10 37 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
11 36 (7.35%) IT Support
12 34 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (6.73%) Server Support
14 30 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
14 30 (6.12%) Administrator
14 30 (6.12%) Exchange Support
15 29 (5.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (29.39%) .NET
2 87 (17.76%) HTML
3 83 (16.94%) ASP.NET
4 71 (14.49%) CSS
5 38 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (5.71%) HTML5
7 26 (5.31%) XML
8 22 (4.49%) CSS3
9 21 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 21 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (3.88%) .NET Framework
11 18 (3.67%) jQuery
12 17 (3.47%) Ajax
12 17 (3.47%) RESTful
13 16 (3.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (3.27%) WCF
14 14 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 12 (2.45%) EDI
15 12 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (2.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.76%) Blackberry
3 25 (5.10%) HP Storage
4 19 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.47%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.24%) Tandem
8 9 (1.84%) Clustering
9 6 (1.22%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.02%) FMCG
10 5 (1.02%) iPad
10 5 (1.02%) Replication
11 4 (0.82%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.61%) iPhone
12 3 (0.61%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 238 (48.57%) Windows
2 123 (25.10%) Windows Server
3 65 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (11.22%) Windows 8
5 37 (7.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 35 (7.14%) Linux
7 34 (6.94%) Windows 7
7 34 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (5.51%) Mac OS X
10 16 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.24%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.43%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.02%) Android
14 4 (0.82%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.41%) Unix
16 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (14.08%) ITIL
3 53 (10.82%) MVC
4 49 (10.00%) Web Development
5 38 (7.76%) Problem Management
6 36 (7.35%) Service Delivery
7 31 (6.33%) SDLC
8 30 (6.12%) Migration
9 27 (5.51%) Capacity Management
10 25 (5.10%) TDD
11 24 (4.90%) Automated Testing
11 24 (4.90%) Service Management
12 22 (4.49%) CRM
12 22 (4.49%) Workflow
13 21 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.29%) OO
13 21 (4.29%) Scrum
14 20 (4.08%) Analytics
14 20 (4.08%) Project Management
15 19 (3.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 146 (29.80%) SQL
2 134 (27.35%) C#
3 65 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.69%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.08%) VB.NET
6 13 (2.65%) VB
7 10 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.43%) VBScript
9 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.41%) COBOL
10 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.41%) OpenEdge ABL
10 2 (0.41%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (10.41%) MCSE
3 50 (10.20%) Degree
4 47 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (8.57%) CCNA
6 40 (8.16%) MCITP
7 38 (7.76%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.86%) ISEB
9 13 (2.65%) HND
10 10 (2.04%) MCSA
10 10 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.63%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.22%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.82%) MCP
14 3 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.41%) CCNP
15 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (12.86%) SLA
2 25 (5.10%) QA
3 10 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.82%) P3O
5 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 126 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 65 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.33%) vSphere
5 14 (2.86%) XenApp
6 13 (2.65%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.84%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (1.43%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.02%) vCloud
10 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (5.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 25 (5.10%) HP Data Protector
2 25 (5.10%) HP SIM
2 25 (5.10%) NetBackup
3 14 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (2.45%) SCOM
5 11 (2.24%) SCCM
6 7 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.82%) Puppet
8 3 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.41%) Nessus
9 2 (0.41%) Nmap
9 2 (0.41%) vRealize
10 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.20%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (20.82%) VMware
2 71 (14.49%) Cisco
3 63 (12.86%) HP
4 40 (8.16%) Avaya
5 39 (7.96%) Citrix
6 33 (6.73%) Apple
7 31 (6.33%) Symantec
8 25 (5.10%) 3PAR
9 13 (2.65%) Nintex
9 13 (2.65%) Oracle
10 12 (2.45%) Progress
11 10 (2.04%) Tableau
12 9 (1.84%) ABBYY
13 8 (1.63%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.63%) Dell
13 8 (1.63%) WatchGuard
14 7 (1.43%) Forcepoint
14 7 (1.43%) MobileIron
15 6 (1.22%) SolarWinds
16 5 (1.02%) IBM
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
Coded People
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £33000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
2020
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum To £54k + Car + Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum inc car + Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Faversham, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40k to £45K
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Shift
Posted: 9 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pro-Quest
Salary: 28000-37000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago