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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 194 296 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.81% 26.15% 23.19%
As % of the Vendors category 41.63% 50.25% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 175 261 208
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
466 589 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.79% 52.03% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 423 507 405
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 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 28 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 -3 29 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Tunbridge Wells -19 28 £32,500 -7.14% 2
West Malling -2 11 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Sevenoaks - 7 £35,000 - 3
Tonbridge -1 6 £27,000 -53.04%
Dartford -7 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Rochester - 3 £37,000 - 1
Sittingbourne +3 1 - -
Whitstable 0 1 £30,500 +15.09%
Stansted -1 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Chatham -4 1 £37,000 -17.77% 2
Folkestone -5 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Canterbury -8 1 £50,000 +115.05%
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 238 (55.09%) Windows
2 159 (36.81%) SQL
3 153 (35.42%) MS Excel
4 149 (34.49%) SQL Server
5 132 (30.56%) MS Office
6 128 (29.63%) .NET
7 104 (24.07%) MS Exchange
8 102 (23.61%) C#
9 97 (22.45%) Firewall
10 91 (21.06%) Active Directory
11 86 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 79 (18.29%) ASP.NET
13 77 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (17.13%) HTML
15 69 (15.97%) Cisco
16 68 (15.74%) MCSE
16 68 (15.74%) Windows 8
17 64 (14.81%) VMware
18 60 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
18 60 (13.89%) DNS
19 58 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (13.43%) CCNA
20 57 (13.19%) T-SQL
20 57 (13.19%) IIS
20 57 (13.19%) Finance
20 57 (13.19%) Problem Management
21 56 (12.96%) MCITP
21 56 (12.96%) MVC
22 55 (12.73%) Linux
23 52 (12.04%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 104 (24.07%) MS Exchange
2 57 (13.19%) IIS
3 49 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2000
4 45 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (4.63%) Lync
7 20 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.31%) Apache
10 5 (1.16%) SAS
11 3 (0.69%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.69%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.69%) ArcIMS
11 3 (0.69%) CMS
12 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.23%) DNN
13 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 153 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 132 (30.56%) MS Office
3 9 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.23%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.10%) SaaS
2 26 (6.02%) Office 365
3 23 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (22.45%) Firewall
2 60 (13.89%) DNS
3 48 (11.11%) SAN
4 33 (7.64%) TCP/IP
5 32 (7.41%) DHCP
6 24 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 18 (4.17%) VPN
8 16 (3.70%) VLAN
9 15 (3.47%) VoIP
10 13 (3.01%) WAN
10 13 (3.01%) SMTP
11 11 (2.55%) Internet
11 11 (2.55%) Wireless
12 10 (2.31%) LAN
12 10 (2.31%) IMAP
13 9 (2.08%) NAS
13 9 (2.08%) DMZ
14 8 (1.85%) HTTP
15 5 (1.16%) Network Security
15 5 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (34.49%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (7.64%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (7.41%) Redis
5 29 (6.71%) OLAP
6 28 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 27 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 18 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (3.01%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.55%) Big Data
11 11 (2.55%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.16%) SQL CLR
14 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (4.63%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.55%) NUnit
3 11 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.55%) Jasmine
4 10 (2.31%) Hudson
4 10 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (2.31%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.31%) Subversion
5 8 (1.85%) Moq
6 7 (1.62%) MSTest
7 6 (1.39%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.39%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.93%) Selenium
9 2 (0.46%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.23%) Grunt
General
1 57 (13.19%) Finance
2 15 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.62%) Legal
4 6 (1.39%) Law
4 6 (1.39%) Marketing
5 5 (1.16%) Advertising
6 4 (0.93%) French Language
7 3 (0.69%) Banking
7 3 (0.69%) Retail
7 3 (0.69%) German Language
7 3 (0.69%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (29.86%) Analyst
2 98 (22.69%) Developer
3 93 (21.53%) Support Engineer
4 47 (10.88%) .NET Developer
5 45 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 34 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (6.94%) MI Analyst
9 27 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
10 24 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (5.32%) Systems Support Engineer
11 23 (5.32%) Systems Support
12 22 (5.09%) DBA
12 22 (5.09%) IT Support
13 21 (4.86%) Junior
14 19 (4.40%) Information Analyst
14 19 (4.40%) Junior Developer
14 19 (4.40%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 18 (4.17%) C# Developer
15 18 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (29.63%) .NET
2 79 (18.29%) ASP.NET
3 74 (17.13%) HTML
4 52 (12.04%) CSS
5 42 (9.72%) HTML5
6 34 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (7.64%) WCF
8 32 (7.41%) Web Services
9 31 (7.18%) jQuery
10 23 (5.32%) AngularJS
11 21 (4.86%) MSMQ
11 21 (4.86%) XML
12 20 (4.63%) WPF
13 19 (4.40%) WinForms
14 17 (3.94%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (3.70%) .NET Framework
16 14 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (3.01%) SOAP
17 13 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.04%) Blackberry
2 47 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.47%) Replication
7 14 (3.24%) EqualLogic
7 14 (3.24%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.01%) Blog
9 12 (2.78%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.78%) Fat Client
10 11 (2.55%) iPhone
11 9 (2.08%) PDA
12 8 (1.85%) Clustering
13 7 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.16%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.16%) NHS
14 5 (1.16%) GIS
15 4 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 238 (55.09%) Windows
2 68 (15.74%) Windows 8
3 55 (12.73%) Linux
4 49 (11.34%) Windows 2000 Server
5 43 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (9.03%) Mac OS X
7 38 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 16 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.31%) Android
11 10 (2.31%) CentOS
11 10 (2.31%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.08%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.85%) UNIX
14 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (13.19%) Problem Management
4 56 (12.96%) MVC
5 45 (10.42%) Data Analysis
6 38 (8.80%) Scrum
7 33 (7.64%) ITIL
8 28 (6.48%) Data Mapping
8 28 (6.48%) DevOps
8 28 (6.48%) Dashboard Development
9 24 (5.56%) Project Management
10 22 (5.09%) TDD
11 21 (4.86%) SOA
11 21 (4.86%) MVVM
12 20 (4.63%) Incident Management
13 19 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (3.70%) SDLC
14 16 (3.70%) Software Testing
15 14 (3.24%) Capacity Management
15 14 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 159 (36.81%) SQL
2 102 (23.61%) C#
3 57 (13.19%) T-SQL
4 52 (12.04%) JavaScript
4 52 (12.04%) PowerShell
5 21 (4.86%) VB.NET
6 18 (4.17%) VB
7 13 (3.01%) Java
8 9 (2.08%) VBScript
9 7 (1.62%) VB6
10 6 (1.39%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.16%) VBA
12 3 (0.69%) Python
13 2 (0.46%) C++
13 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (19.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (15.74%) MCSE
3 60 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (13.43%) CCNA
5 56 (12.96%) MCITP
6 40 (9.26%) Degree
7 11 (2.55%) MCSA
8 9 (2.08%) CISSP
9 7 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.62%) MCP
10 5 (1.16%) CHFI
10 5 (1.16%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.16%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.16%) SSCP
11 4 (0.93%) MCTS
12 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.46%) CCSA
13 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.49%) SLA
2 28 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.94%) QA
4 9 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.16%) COBIT
6 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (21.06%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.71%) vSphere
5 15 (3.47%) XenApp
5 15 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.31%) Docker
7 8 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.69%) vCloud
10 2 (0.46%) XenServer
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 30 (6.94%) HAProxy
2 24 (5.56%) SCCM
3 20 (4.63%) Backup Exec
4 18 (4.17%) SCOM
5 16 (3.70%) SCVMM
6 10 (2.31%) Puppet
6 10 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.62%) WSUS
7 7 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.69%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.23%) WMI
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 69 (15.97%) Cisco
2 64 (14.81%) VMware
3 48 (11.11%) Avaya
4 46 (10.65%) Apple
5 45 (10.42%) Citrix
6 29 (6.71%) Oracle
7 18 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
8 17 (3.94%) Symantec
9 16 (3.70%) Veeam
10 14 (3.24%) HP
11 9 (2.08%) Draytek
12 6 (1.39%) Adobe
13 5 (1.16%) SonicWALL
13 5 (1.16%) Dell
13 5 (1.16%) Sybase
13 5 (1.16%) Twitter
14 4 (0.93%) Red Gate
14 4 (0.93%) Websense
14 4 (0.93%) Sophos
15 3 (0.69%) Intel
Maidstone, Kent
Huntress Group - IT Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Huntress Group - IT Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Broadstairs, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Search Manchester IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Private Medical + Pension + Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Private Medical + Pension + Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago