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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 161 195 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.18% 17.96% 24.64%
As % of the Vendors category 36.34% 41.40% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 129 176 228
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,600 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +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
443 471 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 47.28% 43.37% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 386 423 447
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Dartford +18 27 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Chatham +3 12 £28,500 -20.83%
Maidstone +3 11 £45,500 +40.00% 1
Sittingbourne -1 9 £27,500 -15.38%
Tunbridge Wells +7 8 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Folkestone +10 7 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Faversham - 7 £25,000 -
Sevenoaks +6 5 £28,000 -26.31%
West Malling -2 5 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Whitstable - 2 £21,000 -
Tonbridge +2 1 £67,500 +150.00% 1
Rochester -4 1 £45,000 +21.62%
Stansted -5 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Westerham - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 176 (45.13%) Windows
2 136 (34.87%) MS Excel
3 125 (32.05%) .NET
4 115 (29.49%) C#
5 108 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 103 (26.41%) SQL Server
6 103 (26.41%) MS Office
7 92 (23.59%) SQL
8 84 (21.54%) Windows Server
9 83 (21.28%) Finance
10 81 (20.77%) VMware
11 77 (19.74%) ASP.NET
12 76 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (17.18%) Firewall
13 67 (17.18%) DNS
14 61 (15.64%) DHCP
15 60 (15.38%) CSS
15 60 (15.38%) HTML
16 59 (15.13%) JavaScript
16 59 (15.13%) ITIL
17 58 (14.87%) MS Exchange
17 58 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
18 53 (13.59%) MVC
19 48 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (11.79%) Cisco
21 44 (11.28%) HP
21 44 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 41 (10.51%) Web Development
23 39 (10.00%) Degree
23 39 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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 58 (14.87%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 12 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.82%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.54%) IIS
10 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.51%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.26%) CMS
13 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 136 (34.87%) MS Excel
2 103 (26.41%) MS Office
3 15 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.05%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.03%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) AWD
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.18%) Office 365
2 14 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.18%) DNS
1 67 (17.18%) Firewall
2 61 (15.64%) DHCP
3 32 (8.21%) WAN
4 31 (7.95%) LAN
5 19 (4.87%) SAN
5 19 (4.87%) Wireless
6 18 (4.62%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.85%) MPLS
8 14 (3.59%) IP Telephony
9 13 (3.33%) SNMP
10 12 (3.08%) 802.11
10 12 (3.08%) DPNSS
10 12 (3.08%) IPsec
10 12 (3.08%) Network Security
10 12 (3.08%) QSIG
10 12 (3.08%) VLAN
11 10 (2.56%) VPN
12 9 (2.31%) VoIP
12 9 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (26.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.54%) MySQL
8 5 (1.28%) Redis
8 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.51%) EDMS
11 2 (0.51%) SSDT
12 1 (0.26%) Big Data
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.26%) MS Access
12 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (8.72%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.28%) Selenium
5 4 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.03%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.03%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.51%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.26%) Grunt
8 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.26%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.26%) Moq
8 1 (0.26%) NuGet
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.26%) Subversion
8 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 83 (21.28%) Finance
2 15 (3.85%) Retail
3 12 (3.08%) Banking
3 12 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.82%) Legal
5 10 (2.56%) Back Office
6 8 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.79%) Marketing
8 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (31.03%) Developer
2 86 (22.05%) .NET Developer
3 74 (18.97%) Analyst
4 48 (12.31%) C# Developer
5 44 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (11.28%) Support Analyst
6 36 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (9.23%) Support Engineer
7 35 (8.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (6.92%) IT Support
9 23 (5.90%) Service Analyst
10 22 (5.64%) 1st Line Support
10 22 (5.64%) Infrastructure Support
10 22 (5.64%) Network Engineer
10 22 (5.64%) Project Manager
11 21 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (5.38%) Web Developer
12 20 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
13 19 (4.87%) Administrator
13 19 (4.87%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (32.05%) .NET
2 77 (19.74%) ASP.NET
3 60 (15.38%) CSS
3 60 (15.38%) HTML
4 39 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (7.95%) RESTful
7 30 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 29 (7.44%) AngularJS
9 28 (7.18%) KnockoutJS
10 26 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (4.87%) jQuery
12 18 (4.62%) Ajax
13 16 (4.10%) HTML5
14 14 (3.59%) CSS3
15 12 (3.08%) 802.1X
15 12 (3.08%) Web Services
16 9 (2.31%) WCF
17 8 (2.05%) .NET Framework
17 8 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.67%) Tandem
3 19 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.85%) HP Storage
5 14 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.31%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.54%) Clustering
9 6 (1.54%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.54%) Derivative
9 6 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.54%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.54%) iPad
9 6 (1.54%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.28%) iPhone
11 4 (1.03%) FMCG
11 4 (1.03%) User Experience
12 3 (0.77%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 176 (45.13%) Windows
2 84 (21.54%) Windows Server
3 58 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (8.46%) Windows 8
5 31 (7.95%) Windows 7
6 29 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (6.15%) Linux
8 18 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (3.59%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (3.08%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.05%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.77%) CentOS
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.26%) Android
16 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (15.13%) ITIL
3 53 (13.59%) MVC
4 41 (10.51%) Web Development
5 38 (9.74%) TDD
6 30 (7.69%) BDD
6 30 (7.69%) CRM
7 27 (6.92%) Project Management
7 27 (6.92%) Web Application Development
8 22 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 20 (5.13%) Automated Testing
11 18 (4.62%) Capacity Management
12 16 (4.10%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.85%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.85%) Service Management
14 14 (3.59%) SDLC
14 14 (3.59%) Time Management
15 12 (3.08%) Mentoring
16 11 (2.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (29.49%) C#
2 92 (23.59%) SQL
3 59 (15.13%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.31%) C
5 9 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.79%) VB
7 6 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.77%) Java
8 3 (0.77%) VB6
9 2 (0.51%) VBScript
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (10.00%) Degree
3 34 (8.72%) MCSE
4 32 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (7.18%) CCNA
6 19 (4.87%) MCITP
7 18 (4.62%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.82%) A+ Certification
8 11 (2.82%) MCSA
9 9 (2.31%) HND
10 8 (2.05%) MCP
11 7 (1.79%) CCNP
11 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.54%) ISEB
12 6 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.28%) CISSP
14 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
16 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.46%) SLA
2 14 (3.59%) QA
3 4 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 108 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 48 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.13%) vSphere
4 17 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.85%) XenApp
6 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.31%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.03%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.77%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.51%) Docker
11 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.51%) XenServer
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.26%) vCloud
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (4.36%) NetBackup
1 17 (4.36%) SCOM
2 16 (4.10%) HP Data Protector
3 15 (3.85%) HP SIM
3 15 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (3.59%) SCCM
5 9 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.28%) Puppet
7 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.03%) Nessus
7 4 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.77%) Ansible
8 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.77%) MOM
8 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (20.77%) VMware
2 46 (11.79%) Cisco
3 44 (11.28%) HP
4 26 (6.67%) Citrix
5 20 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 19 (4.87%) Symantec
7 16 (4.10%) Mitel
8 15 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 15 (3.85%) Apple
8 15 (3.85%) Avaya
9 10 (2.56%) Oracle
9 10 (2.56%) Progress
10 9 (2.31%) ABBYY
10 9 (2.31%) Nintex
11 8 (2.05%) SAP
12 6 (1.54%) BMC
12 6 (1.54%) Charles River
12 6 (1.54%) Remedy
12 6 (1.54%) SunGard
13 5 (1.28%) IBM
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30250 - £35700 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago