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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 224 314 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.18% 27.52% 22.05%
As % of the Vendors category 43.33% 52.33% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 203 279 208
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
517 600 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.58% 52.59% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 473 533 430
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Maidstone +1 41 £32,500 -13.33%
Tunbridge Wells -22 28 £32,500 -7.14% 4
West Malling +2 11 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Tonbridge -4 7 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Sevenoaks - 5 £35,000 - 3
Stansted +2 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Dartford -8 4 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Canterbury -12 2 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Rochester - 2 £42,500 - 2
Whitstable -1 1 £30,500 +15.09%
Folkestone -4 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 255 (56.04%) Windows
2 169 (37.14%) SQL
3 160 (35.16%) SQL Server
4 156 (34.29%) MS Excel
5 145 (31.87%) .NET
6 142 (31.21%) MS Office
7 110 (24.18%) C#
8 103 (22.64%) Firewall
8 103 (22.64%) MS Exchange
9 93 (20.44%) ASP.NET
10 89 (19.56%) Active Directory
10 89 (19.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 82 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (17.58%) HTML
13 73 (16.04%) VMware
14 71 (15.60%) Cisco
15 70 (15.38%) MCSE
16 69 (15.16%) Windows 8
17 68 (14.95%) MVC
18 65 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
19 63 (13.85%) DNS
20 62 (13.63%) CCNA
21 60 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
21 60 (13.19%) T-SQL
21 60 (13.19%) Problem Management
22 59 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 59 (12.97%) IIS
23 58 (12.75%) MCITP
24 57 (12.53%) CSS
24 57 (12.53%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 103 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 59 (12.97%) IIS
3 50 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2000
4 46 (10.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (7.47%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.40%) Lync
6 20 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.20%) Apache
9 10 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.32%) SAS
10 6 (1.32%) CMS
11 5 (1.10%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.66%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.66%) ArcIMS
13 2 (0.44%) Kentico
13 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 156 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 142 (31.21%) MS Office
3 11 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.22%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.69%) SaaS
2 26 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.18%) Office 365
4 10 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.66%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (22.64%) Firewall
2 63 (13.85%) DNS
3 46 (10.11%) SAN
4 35 (7.69%) DHCP
5 32 (7.03%) TCP/IP
6 22 (4.84%) iSCSI
7 21 (4.62%) VPN
8 17 (3.74%) WAN
9 16 (3.52%) Internet
10 15 (3.30%) VLAN
10 15 (3.30%) SMTP
11 13 (2.86%) VoIP
12 12 (2.64%) LAN
12 12 (2.64%) Wireless
13 11 (2.42%) IMAP
14 10 (2.20%) DMZ
14 10 (2.20%) HTTP
15 9 (1.98%) NAS
16 5 (1.10%) IPsec
16 5 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (7.03%) Redis
7 29 (6.37%) OLAP
8 28 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 19 (4.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (3.30%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.30%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.42%) Big Data
11 11 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.54%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.88%) SQL CLR
15 3 (0.66%) DTS
15 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.52%) NUnit
3 13 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.20%) Subversion
5 10 (2.20%) Moq
5 10 (2.20%) Hudson
5 10 (2.20%) MSTest
5 10 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.98%) Jasmine
6 9 (1.98%) ReSharper
6 9 (1.98%) Fiddler
7 5 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.66%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (12.09%) Finance
2 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.20%) Legal
4 6 (1.32%) Advertising
4 6 (1.32%) Law
4 6 (1.32%) Banking
4 6 (1.32%) Marketing
5 4 (0.88%) French Language
6 3 (0.66%) German Language
6 3 (0.66%) Retail
6 3 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (29.23%) Analyst
2 108 (23.74%) Developer
3 91 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 52 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 47 (10.33%) Support Analyst
6 34 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (6.59%) MI Analyst
8 28 (6.15%) 1st Line Support
8 28 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 24 (5.27%) IT Support
10 24 (5.27%) Systems Support
10 24 (5.27%) Systems Support Engineer
11 21 (4.62%) DBA
12 20 (4.40%) Junior
12 20 (4.40%) SQL DBA
12 20 (4.40%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 19 (4.18%) Information Analyst
14 18 (3.96%) Junior Developer
14 18 (3.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (31.87%) .NET
2 93 (20.44%) ASP.NET
3 80 (17.58%) HTML
4 57 (12.53%) CSS
5 44 (9.67%) HTML5
6 41 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (8.79%) Web Services
8 38 (8.35%) WCF
9 35 (7.69%) jQuery
10 28 (6.15%) XML
11 27 (5.93%) AngularJS
12 24 (5.27%) WinForms
13 23 (5.05%) WPF
14 21 (4.62%) MSMQ
15 16 (3.52%) .NET Framework
15 16 (3.52%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (3.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (3.52%) Razor View Engine
16 15 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.65%) Blackberry
1 53 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (3.74%) Replication
4 17 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.08%) EqualLogic
6 14 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.86%) Blog
8 12 (2.64%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.64%) iPhone
8 12 (2.64%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.20%) Clustering
9 10 (2.20%) PDA
10 7 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.10%) GIS
11 5 (1.10%) NHS
12 4 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 255 (56.04%) Windows
2 69 (15.16%) Windows 8
3 57 (12.53%) Linux
4 50 (10.99%) Windows 2000 Server
5 45 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.57%) Mac OS X
7 37 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 35 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.96%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.42%) Windows Vista
10 11 (2.42%) Android
11 10 (2.20%) UNIX
11 10 (2.20%) CentOS
12 9 (1.98%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (14.95%) MVC
3 60 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (13.19%) Problem Management
4 45 (9.89%) Data Analysis
5 44 (9.67%) Scrum
6 33 (7.25%) DevOps
7 28 (6.15%) Dashboard Development
7 28 (6.15%) Data Mapping
7 28 (6.15%) ITIL
8 25 (5.49%) TDD
9 24 (5.27%) SOA
9 24 (5.27%) MVVM
10 22 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (4.84%) Project Management
11 21 (4.62%) SDLC
12 19 (4.18%) Incident Management
13 18 (3.96%) Software Testing
14 16 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (3.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 169 (37.14%) SQL
2 110 (24.18%) C#
3 60 (13.19%) T-SQL
4 56 (12.31%) PowerShell
5 55 (12.09%) JavaScript
6 27 (5.93%) VB.NET
7 20 (4.40%) VB
8 15 (3.30%) Java
9 9 (1.98%) VBScript
9 9 (1.98%) TypeScript
10 8 (1.76%) VB6
11 6 (1.32%) VBA
12 3 (0.66%) Python
13 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.22%) PHP
14 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 89 (19.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (15.38%) MCSE
3 65 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (13.63%) CCNA
5 58 (12.75%) MCITP
6 41 (9.01%) Degree
7 9 (1.98%) CISSP
8 8 (1.76%) MCP
9 6 (1.32%) MCSA
10 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.10%) CHFI
10 5 (1.10%) SSCP
11 3 (0.66%) MCTS
11 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.44%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.44%) CCSA
12 2 (0.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.45%) SLA
2 29 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.18%) QA
4 9 (1.98%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.10%) COBIT
6 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (19.56%) Active Directory
2 59 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (10.55%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.49%) vSphere
5 16 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.30%) XenApp
7 10 (2.20%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.20%) Docker
8 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.66%) vCloud
10 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.44%) XenServer
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.22%) MDaemon
12 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.22%) Firmware
12 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (6.59%) HAProxy
2 24 (5.27%) SCCM
3 20 (4.40%) Backup Exec
4 18 (3.96%) SCOM
5 16 (3.52%) SCVMM
6 15 (3.30%) Puppet
7 10 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.76%) WSUS
9 7 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.66%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (16.04%) VMware
2 71 (15.60%) Cisco
3 52 (11.43%) Citrix
4 47 (10.33%) Apple
5 44 (9.67%) Avaya
6 26 (5.71%) Oracle
7 18 (3.96%) Symantec
7 18 (3.96%) Nimble Storage
8 15 (3.30%) Veeam
9 13 (2.86%) HP
10 10 (2.20%) Draytek
11 6 (1.32%) Dell
11 6 (1.32%) Adobe
12 5 (1.10%) Sybase
12 5 (1.10%) Twitter
13 4 (0.88%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.88%) SAP
13 4 (0.88%) Sophos
14 3 (0.66%) Websense
14 3 (0.66%) ESRI
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 7 £31,072 to £40,964 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edenbridge
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Worldwide Travel
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum Final Salary Pension, Training, Bu
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 28000
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago