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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South East / Kent
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 147 249 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.67% 23.87% 20.77%
As % of the Vendors category 35.51% 51.13% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 117 215 210
Median salary £47,500 £37,270 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.44% -0.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
414 487 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.76% 46.69% 48.91%
Number of salaries quoted 325 408 484
Median salary £43,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Maidstone +6 37 £57,500 +119.04% 3
Dartford +5 26 £42,500 - 2
Chatham -9 12 £37,500 -11.76%
West Malling -8 11 £36,750 -24.22% 3
Folkestone -11 4 £29,500 -37.89% 2
Rochester -3 3 £40,000 +20.30%
Sittingbourne -3 2 - - 1
Stansted +20 1 £65,000 -
Sandwich 0 1 £20,000 +11.11%
Faversham -1 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Sevenoaks -4 1 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Westerham - 1 £27,500 -
Whitstable - 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 118 (38.82%) .NET
2 115 (37.83%) Windows
3 109 (35.86%) SQL Server
4 104 (34.21%) MS Excel
5 88 (28.95%) C#
6 79 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (24.67%) ASP.NET
7 75 (24.67%) Windows Server
8 70 (23.03%) MVC
9 66 (21.71%) Firewall
10 63 (20.72%) VMware
11 62 (20.39%) DHCP
12 61 (20.07%) MS Office
13 59 (19.41%) DNS
13 59 (19.41%) Finance
13 59 (19.41%) TDD
14 58 (19.08%) WAN
14 58 (19.08%) Active Directory
15 57 (18.75%) Cisco
15 57 (18.75%) LAN
16 52 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 51 (16.78%) RESTful
18 50 (16.45%) SQL
19 46 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 46 (15.13%) Wireless
19 46 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 45 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 43 (14.14%) Mitel
21 43 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
22 42 (13.82%) AngularJS

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 36 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.58%) IIS
3 19 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (5.92%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.59%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.30%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.99%) CMS
10 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.33%) Site Server
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 104 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 61 (20.07%) MS Office
3 19 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.33%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 33 (10.86%) Office 365
2 9 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) IaaS
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.71%) Firewall
2 62 (20.39%) DHCP
3 59 (19.41%) DNS
4 58 (19.08%) WAN
5 57 (18.75%) LAN
6 46 (15.13%) Wireless
7 34 (11.18%) SNMP
8 25 (8.22%) IP Telephony
9 21 (6.91%) MPLS
10 19 (6.25%) 802.11
10 19 (6.25%) DPNSS
10 19 (6.25%) IPsec
10 19 (6.25%) Network Security
10 19 (6.25%) QSIG
11 17 (5.59%) Cisco IPT
11 17 (5.59%) Telepresence
11 17 (5.59%) WLAN
12 16 (5.26%) TCP/IP
13 15 (4.93%) VLAN
14 14 (4.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.29%) MySQL
7 8 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (2.30%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.64%) Redis
9 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.99%) Big Data
10 3 (0.99%) DTS
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (5.92%) TeamCity
2 12 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.64%) Selenium
6 3 (0.99%) JIRA
6 3 (0.99%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.66%) MSTest
7 2 (0.66%) NUnit
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.33%) Grunt
8 1 (0.33%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.33%) Moq
8 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 59 (19.41%) Finance
2 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.32%) Advertising
3 4 (1.32%) Marketing
3 4 (1.32%) Retail
4 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 3 (0.99%) Legal
5 2 (0.66%) Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Law
5 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (31.91%) Developer
2 73 (24.01%) .NET Developer
3 43 (14.14%) Analyst
3 43 (14.14%) Network Engineer
4 27 (8.88%) Support Analyst
5 24 (7.89%) IT Support
6 23 (7.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 23 (7.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (7.24%) C# Developer
8 20 (6.58%) Project Manager
9 18 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (5.59%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 17 (5.59%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 17 (5.59%) IT Manager
10 17 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
10 17 (5.59%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.59%) Support Engineer
11 16 (5.26%) Messaging Developer
12 15 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (4.93%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (38.82%) .NET
2 75 (24.67%) ASP.NET
3 52 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 51 (16.78%) RESTful
5 46 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (13.82%) AngularJS
7 40 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
8 39 (12.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 38 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 37 (12.17%) CSS
11 36 (11.84%) HTML
12 28 (9.21%) Web Services
13 21 (6.91%) Node.js
14 20 (6.58%) MSMQ
14 20 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (6.25%) 802.1X
16 18 (5.92%) WPF
17 14 (4.61%) .NET Framework
17 14 (4.61%) HTML5
18 13 (4.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.58%) Tandem
3 15 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.96%) iPad
6 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.97%) iPhone
8 5 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.99%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.99%) Replication
11 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.33%) AS400
12 1 (0.33%) Economics
12 1 (0.33%) PDA
12 1 (0.33%) PKI
12 1 (0.33%) Statistics
12 1 (0.33%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 115 (37.83%) Windows
2 75 (24.67%) Windows Server
3 43 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (10.20%) Windows 7
5 26 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.28%) Linux
7 12 (3.95%) Windows 10
7 12 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.62%) Mac OS X
8 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.62%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.30%) Solaris
9 7 (2.30%) Unix
9 7 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.97%) Android
10 6 (1.97%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.64%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.03%) MVC
3 59 (19.41%) TDD
4 38 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 34 (11.18%) Network Design
6 27 (8.88%) OO
7 25 (8.22%) Project Management
8 23 (7.57%) BDD
9 22 (7.24%) ITIL
10 20 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
11 19 (6.25%) CRM
12 18 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (5.26%) Kanban
13 16 (5.26%) Migration
13 16 (5.26%) Multithreading
14 15 (4.93%) SOLID
15 14 (4.61%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (4.28%) Line Management
17 12 (3.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (28.95%) C#
2 50 (16.45%) SQL
3 41 (13.49%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.92%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.26%) F#
5 16 (5.26%) Ruby
6 11 (3.62%) VB
7 10 (3.29%) Java
7 10 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.63%) PHP
8 8 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.30%) ECMAScript
10 5 (1.64%) VBScript
11 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.66%) R
13 1 (0.33%) C
13 1 (0.33%) Delphi
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (11.18%) Degree
3 33 (10.86%) MCSE
4 22 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.58%) CCNA
6 14 (4.61%) MCSA
7 12 (3.95%) MCP
8 11 (3.62%) MCITP
9 10 (3.29%) CCNP
10 5 (1.64%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.64%) MCTS
11 2 (0.66%) HND
11 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.33%) ACCA
12 1 (0.33%) CIMA
12 1 (0.33%) CISSP
12 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.64%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 45 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 19 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.97%) XenApp
6 5 (1.64%) Docker
6 5 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.99%) vSphere
9 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (5.92%) WSUS
2 16 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 16 (5.26%) Kibana
3 14 (4.61%) SCCM
4 5 (1.64%) SCOM
5 3 (0.99%) Ansible
6 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.66%) Puppet
6 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Nessus
7 1 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (20.72%) VMware
2 57 (18.75%) Cisco
3 43 (14.14%) Mitel
4 37 (12.17%) CheckPoint
5 28 (9.21%) HP
6 23 (7.57%) Citrix
7 20 (6.58%) Apple
8 17 (5.59%) Riverbed
8 17 (5.59%) Siemens
9 15 (4.93%) Avaya
9 15 (4.93%) Oracle
10 8 (2.63%) Remedy
11 7 (2.30%) Jaspersoft
11 7 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.30%) Talend
12 6 (1.97%) Dell
12 6 (1.97%) Nortel
13 5 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (1.32%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.32%) SAP
Tunbridge Wells
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,958 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Queenborough, Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Malling, Kent
SearchFlow
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 6 days ago