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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 235 300 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.86% 25.77% 17.88%
As % of the Vendors category 46.63% 47.85% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 218 230 185
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
504 627 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.17% 53.87% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 470 516 449
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,000 £60,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +2 38 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Tunbridge Wells -15 27 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Tonbridge -2 11 £27,000 -40.00%
Rochester - 11 £42,500 - 1
Stansted +4 8 £30,000 -33.33%
Sevenoaks - 8 £32,500 - 2
West Malling +3 5 £42,500 +22.30% 1
Dartford -10 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Chatham -4 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Whitstable 0 2 £26,000 -1.88% 1
Canterbury -10 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Faversham - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 249 (54.13%) Windows
2 173 (37.61%) SQL
3 170 (36.96%) SQL Server
4 162 (35.22%) .NET
5 153 (33.26%) MS Excel
6 135 (29.35%) MS Office
7 123 (26.74%) C#
8 110 (23.91%) ASP.NET
9 101 (21.96%) MS Exchange
9 101 (21.96%) Firewall
10 94 (20.43%) HTML
11 93 (20.22%) MVC
12 86 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (18.48%) VMware
14 81 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 79 (17.17%) Cisco
16 76 (16.52%) Active Directory
17 71 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 70 (15.22%) Windows 8
19 67 (14.57%) MCSE
20 66 (14.35%) JavaScript
21 64 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
22 62 (13.48%) DNS
23 61 (13.26%) CSS
24 60 (13.04%) CCNA
25 57 (12.39%) T-SQL
26 56 (12.17%) Finance
27 54 (11.74%) Web Services
27 54 (11.74%) Hyper-V
27 54 (11.74%) Problem Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 101 (21.96%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 47 (10.22%) IIS
3 44 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2000
4 42 (9.13%) SharePoint
5 23 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.61%) Lync
9 10 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.17%) Apache
10 9 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.30%) SAS
12 5 (1.09%) CMS
13 4 (0.87%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.65%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.65%) ArcIMS
14 3 (0.65%) Sitefinity
15 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 153 (33.26%) MS Excel
2 135 (29.35%) MS Office
3 12 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.39%) SaaS
2 21 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.04%) Office 365
4 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.87%) GitHub
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (21.96%) Firewall
2 62 (13.48%) DNS
3 46 (10.00%) DHCP
4 40 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 38 (8.26%) SAN
6 26 (5.65%) VPN
7 21 (4.57%) SMTP
7 21 (4.57%) VLAN
8 19 (4.13%) WAN
8 19 (4.13%) Internet
9 17 (3.70%) Wireless
9 17 (3.70%) IMAP
10 16 (3.48%) DMZ
11 14 (3.04%) iSCSI
11 14 (3.04%) LAN
12 11 (2.39%) VoIP
13 9 (1.96%) HTTP
13 9 (1.96%) NAS
14 7 (1.52%) ADSL
15 6 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 41 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (5.65%) OLAP
6 25 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 23 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (5.00%) Redis
8 20 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (2.39%) Big Data
11 10 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.96%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.87%) SQL CLR
14 4 (0.87%) DTS
15 3 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.00%) NUnit
3 19 (4.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (3.48%) Moq
4 16 (3.48%) MSTest
5 11 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 9 (1.96%) Fiddler
7 9 (1.96%) ReSharper
7 9 (1.96%) Subversion
7 9 (1.96%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.74%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.30%) Mockito
9 6 (1.30%) Hudson
9 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.30%) jMock
9 6 (1.30%) JUnit
10 4 (0.87%) Selenium
11 3 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 56 (12.17%) Finance
2 14 (3.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.96%) Legal
3 9 (1.96%) Banking
4 6 (1.30%) Marketing
4 6 (1.30%) Law
4 6 (1.30%) Advertising
5 4 (0.87%) French Language
6 3 (0.65%) Publishing
6 3 (0.65%) German Language
6 3 (0.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (28.48%) Developer
2 127 (27.61%) Analyst
3 82 (17.83%) Support Engineer
4 67 (14.57%) .NET Developer
5 43 (9.35%) Support Analyst
6 34 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (5.87%) Systems Engineer
7 27 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 25 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
8 25 (5.43%) MI Analyst
9 24 (5.22%) C# Developer
10 23 (5.00%) Systems Support
10 23 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
11 22 (4.78%) IT Support
12 21 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (4.13%) Information Analyst
14 18 (3.91%) SQL DBA
14 18 (3.91%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.91%) DBA
15 17 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (35.22%) .NET
2 110 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 94 (20.43%) HTML
4 61 (13.26%) CSS
5 54 (11.74%) Web Services
5 54 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (11.30%) WCF
7 44 (9.57%) jQuery
8 42 (9.13%) HTML5
9 38 (8.26%) XML
10 31 (6.74%) AngularJS
11 29 (6.30%) WinForms
11 29 (6.30%) WPF
12 27 (5.87%) .NET Framework
13 20 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
14 19 (4.13%) MSMQ
14 19 (4.13%) Entity Framework
14 19 (4.13%) Castle Windsor
14 19 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.30%) Blackberry
1 52 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
3 22 (4.78%) iPhone
4 21 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.70%) Replication
7 16 (3.48%) PDA
8 14 (3.04%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.61%) Blog
10 11 (2.39%) Thin Client
10 11 (2.39%) Fat Client
10 11 (2.39%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.74%) Clustering
12 7 (1.52%) EqualLogic
13 5 (1.09%) GIS
13 5 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.87%) Tandem
15 3 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 249 (54.13%) Windows
2 70 (15.22%) Windows 8
3 53 (11.52%) Linux
4 44 (9.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 43 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.48%) Windows 7
7 38 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (7.39%) Mac OS X
9 31 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (5.22%) Windows XP
11 17 (3.70%) Android
12 16 (3.48%) Windows Vista
13 11 (2.39%) UNIX
14 9 (1.96%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.30%) CentOS
16 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.22%) AIX
17 1 (0.22%) Solaris
17 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.22%) MVC
2 86 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (11.74%) Problem Management
4 53 (11.52%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (10.65%) Scrum
6 39 (8.48%) Data Analysis
6 39 (8.48%) TDD
7 31 (6.74%) MVVM
8 28 (6.09%) SDLC
9 27 (5.87%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (5.43%) Data Mapping
10 25 (5.43%) Web Application Development
11 23 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.00%) DevOps
12 22 (4.78%) ITIL
12 22 (4.78%) SOA
13 21 (4.57%) Software Testing
14 20 (4.35%) Project Management
15 19 (4.13%) CRM
16 18 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (37.61%) SQL
2 123 (26.74%) C#
3 66 (14.35%) JavaScript
4 57 (12.39%) T-SQL
5 48 (10.43%) PowerShell
6 31 (6.74%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.22%) Java
8 20 (4.35%) VB
9 12 (2.61%) VBScript
10 9 (1.96%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.52%) VB6
12 4 (0.87%) VBA
12 4 (0.87%) PHP
13 3 (0.65%) Python
14 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (14.57%) MCSE
3 64 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (13.04%) CCNA
5 51 (11.09%) MCITP
6 47 (10.22%) Degree
7 6 (1.30%) MCSA
8 5 (1.09%) MCP
8 5 (1.09%) CISSP
9 3 (0.65%) CCSA
9 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) MCTS
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.43%) CCSE
10 2 (0.43%) CHFI
10 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) SSCP
10 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.43%) CCNP
11 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.13%) SLA
2 21 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.35%) QA
4 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (16.52%) Active Directory
2 71 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (11.74%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.74%) vSphere
5 15 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.61%) XenApp
7 8 (1.74%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.30%) Docker
8 6 (1.30%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.65%) vCloud
11 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.22%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 32 (6.96%) Backup Exec
2 19 (4.13%) HAProxy
3 17 (3.70%) SCCM
4 12 (2.61%) Puppet
4 12 (2.61%) WSUS
5 11 (2.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (1.96%) SCOM
6 9 (1.96%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.65%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.22%) WMI
10 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 85 (18.48%) VMware
2 79 (17.17%) Cisco
3 52 (11.30%) Citrix
4 51 (11.09%) Apple
5 39 (8.48%) Avaya
6 28 (6.09%) Symantec
7 26 (5.65%) Oracle
8 17 (3.70%) Draytek
9 15 (3.26%) Veeam
10 12 (2.61%) HP
11 8 (1.74%) SAP
12 7 (1.52%) Dell
13 5 (1.09%) Sybase
13 5 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.09%) SonicWALL
14 4 (0.87%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.87%) Adobe
15 3 (0.65%) Intel
15 3 (0.65%) ESRI
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Global Travel
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Ashford, Kent
CXK
Salary: £37,167
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago