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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 153 201 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.73% 19.03% 21.33%
As % of the Vendors category 36.87% 41.53% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 122 191 178
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
415 484 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.09% 45.83% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 359 443 420
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,050 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 September 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 September 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 +20 30 £42,500 - 2
Sittingbourne -3 14 £27,500 -15.38%
Chatham +2 12 £28,500 -20.83%
Maidstone -8 11 £45,500 +45.60%
Tunbridge Wells +4 7 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Folkestone +6 5 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Sevenoaks 0 5 £50,000 +33.33%
West Malling -1 4 £27,500 +15.78% 1
Faversham - 4 £38,000 -
Tonbridge -1 2 £58,750 +117.59%
Rochester -2 2 £37,500 +1.35%
Westerham - 2 £34,500 -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 146 (42.94%) Windows
2 120 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 110 (32.35%) .NET
4 99 (29.12%) SQL Server
5 90 (26.47%) Active Directory
6 88 (25.88%) C#
7 81 (23.82%) Finance
8 80 (23.53%) MS Office
9 79 (23.24%) SQL
10 75 (22.06%) VMware
10 75 (22.06%) Windows Server
11 73 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (18.24%) Firewall
13 61 (17.94%) ASP.NET
13 61 (17.94%) DNS
14 59 (17.35%) ITIL
15 56 (16.47%) DHCP
15 56 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 50 (14.71%) MVC
16 50 (14.71%) Cisco
17 46 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (13.24%) MS Exchange
19 42 (12.35%) WAN
19 42 (12.35%) JavaScript
20 41 (12.06%) LAN
20 41 (12.06%) CSS
20 41 (12.06%) HP
21 38 (11.18%) HTML
22 37 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
23 36 (10.59%) 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 45 (13.24%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.35%) IIS
5 8 (2.35%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.88%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.59%) CMS
10 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 120 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 80 (23.53%) MS Office
3 13 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.35%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.47%) MS Project
7 2 (0.59%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.88%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) AWD
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.12%) Office 365
2 22 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.59%) IaaS
4 2 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (18.24%) Firewall
2 61 (17.94%) DNS
3 56 (16.47%) DHCP
4 42 (12.35%) WAN
5 41 (12.06%) LAN
6 27 (7.94%) Wireless
7 20 (5.88%) SNMP
8 19 (5.59%) IP Telephony
8 19 (5.59%) MPLS
8 19 (5.59%) TCP/IP
9 17 (5.00%) SAN
10 16 (4.71%) 802.11
10 16 (4.71%) DPNSS
10 16 (4.71%) IPsec
10 16 (4.71%) Network Security
10 16 (4.71%) QSIG
11 12 (3.53%) VLAN
12 10 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.65%) VPN
14 8 (2.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.94%) MySQL
5 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.76%) Redis
8 5 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.18%) Star Schema
10 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.59%) Big Data
11 2 (0.59%) OLAP
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.18%) Selenium
4 4 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.88%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.59%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.59%) JIRA
6 2 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.59%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.59%) NUnit
6 2 (0.59%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.29%) Moq
7 1 (0.29%) MSTest
7 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 81 (23.82%) Finance
2 13 (3.82%) Legal
2 13 (3.82%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.24%) Banking
3 11 (3.24%) Retail
4 8 (2.35%) Back Office
4 8 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Advertising
6 3 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (28.53%) Developer
2 68 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 54 (15.88%) Analyst
4 33 (9.71%) C# Developer
5 29 (8.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (8.53%) Support Analyst
6 26 (7.65%) Network Engineer
7 25 (7.35%) Support Engineer
8 24 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (6.76%) IT Support
9 23 (6.76%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.59%) Administrator
11 18 (5.29%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (5.29%) Service Analyst
12 17 (5.00%) SQL Developer
13 16 (4.71%) IT Analyst
13 16 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (4.71%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.41%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (32.35%) .NET
2 61 (17.94%) ASP.NET
3 41 (12.06%) CSS
4 38 (11.18%) HTML
5 36 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (9.12%) RESTful
7 30 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 29 (8.53%) AngularJS
9 28 (8.24%) KnockoutJS
10 26 (7.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (4.71%) 802.1X
11 16 (4.71%) Web Services
12 11 (3.24%) jQuery
13 10 (2.94%) Ajax
14 9 (2.65%) .NET Framework
14 9 (2.65%) HTML5
14 9 (2.65%) WCF
15 7 (2.06%) CSS3
15 7 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.65%) Tandem
3 15 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.94%) HP Storage
6 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.06%) iPad
7 6 (1.76%) Derivative
7 6 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (1.76%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.76%) iPhone
7 6 (1.76%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.18%) User Experience
8 4 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.88%) BYOD
9 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 146 (42.94%) Windows
2 75 (22.06%) Windows Server
3 56 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 21 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 20 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.00%) Linux
8 15 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 13 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.65%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.88%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.59%) Android
13 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.59%) CentOS
13 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.35%) ITIL
3 50 (14.71%) MVC
4 35 (10.29%) TDD
5 30 (8.82%) Project Management
6 29 (8.53%) BDD
7 28 (8.24%) CRM
8 27 (7.94%) Web Application Development
9 25 (7.35%) Web Development
10 23 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 22 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.71%) Network Design
12 16 (4.71%) PRINCE2
13 15 (4.41%) Automated Testing
13 15 (4.41%) Service Management
14 14 (4.12%) Capacity Management
14 14 (4.12%) Migration
15 12 (3.53%) Data Modelling
15 12 (3.53%) DevOps
15 12 (3.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.88%) C#
2 79 (23.24%) SQL
3 42 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.24%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.65%) C
7 6 (1.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.47%) VB
9 3 (0.88%) Java
9 3 (0.88%) VB6
10 2 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (8.24%) Degree
3 27 (7.94%) MCSE
4 23 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.88%) CCNA
6 13 (3.82%) MCSA
7 12 (3.53%) A+ Certification
7 12 (3.53%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.94%) MCITP
9 8 (2.35%) CCNP
9 8 (2.35%) MCP
10 6 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.47%) CISSP
12 4 (1.18%) ISEB
13 3 (0.88%) HND
14 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.18%) SLA
2 12 (3.53%) QA
3 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 90 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 15 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
4 15 (4.41%) vSphere
5 14 (4.12%) XenApp
6 8 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.18%) Docker
9 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.59%) XenServer
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (5.00%) SCCM
2 13 (3.82%) SCOM
3 12 (3.53%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.24%) HP Data Protector
5 10 (2.94%) HP SIM
5 10 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (2.06%) Puppet
8 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.18%) Nessus
8 4 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.88%) Ansible
9 3 (0.88%) MOM
9 3 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.29%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 75 (22.06%) VMware
2 50 (14.71%) Cisco
3 41 (12.06%) HP
4 27 (7.94%) CheckPoint
5 26 (7.65%) Mitel
6 23 (6.76%) Citrix
7 14 (4.12%) Symantec
8 13 (3.82%) Avaya
9 12 (3.53%) Apple
10 10 (2.94%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.35%) Oracle
12 7 (2.06%) Remedy
12 7 (2.06%) Riverbed
12 7 (2.06%) SAP
12 7 (2.06%) Siemens
13 6 (1.76%) BMC
13 6 (1.76%) Charles River
13 6 (1.76%) SunGard
14 4 (1.18%) IBM
14 4 (1.18%) NetApp
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
Ds Smith Plc
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Reco Group
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
West Malling
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago