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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 187 223 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.58% 20.24% 27.20%
As % of the Vendors category 38.48% 42.80% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 160 201 284
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
486 521 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.89% 47.28% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 417 477 544
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +1 22 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Dartford +9 20 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Tunbridge Wells +6 11 £55,000 +69.23%
Stansted -1 11 £65,000 +116.66%
Maidstone -6 10 £52,500 +61.53%
Chatham - 9 £32,000 -
Faversham - 7 £21,500 - 2
Whitstable 0 5 £20,000 -34.42%
Tonbridge +3 4 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Sevenoaks +11 3 £70,000 +100.00%
Folkestone +5 2 £27,500 +5.76% 2
Rochester -4 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 203 (46.03%) Windows
2 153 (34.69%) MS Excel
3 149 (33.79%) .NET
4 141 (31.97%) C#
5 132 (29.93%) SQL
6 116 (26.30%) SQL Server
7 109 (24.72%) Active Directory
8 108 (24.49%) MS Office
9 97 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (22.00%) Windows Server
10 95 (21.54%) Finance
11 92 (20.86%) ASP.NET
12 88 (19.95%) VMware
13 82 (18.59%) Firewall
14 80 (18.14%) HTML
15 74 (16.78%) CSS
16 69 (15.65%) ITIL
17 67 (15.19%) DNS
18 62 (14.06%) JavaScript
18 62 (14.06%) MS Exchange
19 59 (13.38%) MVC
20 58 (13.15%) DHCP
20 58 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (12.93%) Web Development
22 54 (12.24%) HP
23 53 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
24 52 (11.79%) SharePoint
25 50 (11.34%) SLA
26 48 (10.88%) Degree
27 46 (10.43%) Analytical Skills

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 62 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 52 (11.79%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2000
4 18 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 16 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.81%) IIS
9 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 153 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 108 (24.49%) MS Office
3 21 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.81%) AutoCAD
6 6 (1.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (4.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.91%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.80%) Office 365
2 14 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 82 (18.59%) Firewall
2 67 (15.19%) DNS
3 58 (13.15%) DHCP
4 20 (4.54%) SAN
4 20 (4.54%) VPN
5 19 (4.31%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.72%) LAN
6 12 (2.72%) WAN
7 11 (2.49%) IP Telephony
8 9 (2.04%) Wireless
9 7 (1.59%) Internet
10 6 (1.36%) HTTP
11 5 (1.13%) Skype
11 5 (1.13%) SMTP
12 4 (0.91%) 802.11
12 4 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.91%) IPsec
12 4 (0.91%) MPLS
12 4 (0.91%) SNMP
12 4 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (26.30%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.13%) MySQL
9 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.45%) EDMS
11 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.45%) SSDT
12 1 (0.23%) MS Access
12 1 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (9.07%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.36%) Selenium
3 6 (1.36%) SpecFlow
3 6 (1.36%) Subversion
4 5 (1.13%) NUnit
5 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.91%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.68%) MSTest
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.23%) Moq
8 1 (0.23%) MSI
8 1 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 95 (21.54%) Finance
2 17 (3.85%) Retail
3 15 (3.40%) Banking
3 15 (3.40%) Legal
4 11 (2.49%) Back Office
4 11 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.27%) Marketing
6 6 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.13%) Local Government
8 4 (0.91%) Advertising
8 4 (0.91%) Law
8 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (30.84%) Developer
2 97 (22.00%) .NET Developer
3 92 (20.86%) Analyst
4 58 (13.15%) C# Developer
5 54 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 47 (10.66%) Support Engineer
8 35 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (7.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 32 (7.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (7.26%) Infrastructure Support
10 31 (7.03%) Exchange Engineer
11 30 (6.80%) IT Support
12 29 (6.58%) Web Developer
13 27 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
14 26 (5.90%) SQL Developer
15 25 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 24 (5.44%) C# Web Developer
16 24 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (33.79%) .NET
2 92 (20.86%) ASP.NET
3 80 (18.14%) HTML
4 74 (16.78%) CSS
5 43 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (6.12%) RESTful
8 26 (5.90%) AngularJS
9 25 (5.67%) HTML5
10 24 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 23 (5.22%) CSS3
12 22 (4.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (4.31%) .NET Framework
15 18 (4.08%) jQuery
16 17 (3.85%) XML
17 15 (3.40%) WinForms
18 14 (3.17%) Ajax
19 11 (2.49%) Web Services
20 10 (2.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.99%) HP Storage
3 20 (4.54%) Tandem
4 18 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.63%) Blackberry
5 16 (3.63%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.81%) Clustering
9 6 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.36%) Derivative
9 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.36%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.36%) FMCG
9 6 (1.36%) iPad
9 6 (1.36%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.68%) BYOD
10 3 (0.68%) PKI
10 3 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 203 (46.03%) Windows
2 97 (22.00%) Windows Server
3 58 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (8.62%) Windows 8
5 32 (7.26%) Windows 7
6 31 (7.03%) Linux
7 28 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (5.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (2.95%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.59%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.23%) Android
13 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (15.65%) ITIL
3 59 (13.38%) MVC
4 57 (12.93%) Web Development
5 33 (7.48%) TDD
6 26 (5.90%) CRM
6 26 (5.90%) Project Management
7 25 (5.67%) BDD
7 25 (5.67%) Capacity Management
7 25 (5.67%) Service Management
8 24 (5.44%) E-Commerce
9 23 (5.22%) Automated Testing
9 23 (5.22%) Problem Management
9 23 (5.22%) SDLC
9 23 (5.22%) Web Application Development
10 22 (4.99%) Migration
11 20 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (3.85%) Service Delivery
13 16 (3.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 141 (31.97%) C#
2 132 (29.93%) SQL
3 62 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.44%) T-SQL
5 17 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 13 (2.95%) VB
7 10 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.04%) C
9 4 (0.91%) VBScript
10 2 (0.45%) Java
10 2 (0.45%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.45%) VB6
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (10.88%) Degree
2 43 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (7.26%) MCSE
5 29 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 27 (6.12%) CCNA
7 25 (5.67%) MCITP
8 13 (2.95%) HND
9 10 (2.27%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.04%) ISEB
11 8 (1.81%) MCP
11 8 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.59%) MCSA
13 6 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.68%) CCNP
14 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.45%) MCTS
15 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.34%) SLA
2 19 (4.31%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 109 (24.72%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.44%) vSphere
5 11 (2.49%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.27%) XenApp
7 7 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (1.59%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.36%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.68%) vCloud
11 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (5.22%) NetBackup
2 22 (4.99%) HP Data Protector
2 22 (4.99%) HP SIM
2 22 (4.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (3.17%) SCCM
3 14 (3.17%) SCOM
4 13 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.59%) Puppet
6 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.68%) MOM
7 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.23%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (19.95%) VMware
2 54 (12.24%) HP
3 45 (10.20%) Cisco
4 29 (6.58%) Citrix
5 24 (5.44%) Symantec
6 22 (4.99%) 3PAR
7 19 (4.31%) Avaya
8 15 (3.40%) Apple
9 13 (2.95%) Nintex
10 10 (2.27%) Progress
11 9 (2.04%) ABBYY
11 9 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.04%) Oracle
11 9 (2.04%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.81%) BMC
12 8 (1.81%) Remedy
12 8 (1.81%) Tableau
13 7 (1.59%) Mitel
13 7 (1.59%) SAP
13 7 (1.59%) WatchGuard
Hythe, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Staff discount scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Faversham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £47500 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Folkestone
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26520 - £35700 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Folkestone
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago