The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.52% 11.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 39.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Microsoft Certification
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 30.25% 29.17% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 2
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Maidstone region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Maidstone

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) MCP
3 7 (63.64%) OOP
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) MCTS
3 7 (63.64%) MVVM
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) OOD
5 5 (45.45%) WinForms
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (45.45%) MCAD
5 5 (45.45%) MCSD
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) NUnit
5 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (45.45%) Moq
5 5 (45.45%) WPF
5 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (45.45%) Ninject
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Kanban
5 5 (45.45%) Spring.NET
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
1 5 (45.45%) MSTest
1 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (45.45%) Moq
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms
3 5 (45.45%) WPF
3 5 (45.45%) Spring.NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (45.45%) Ninject
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (45.45%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) OOP
2 7 (63.64%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) MVVM
3 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCP
1 7 (63.64%) MCTS
2 5 (45.45%) MCAD
2 5 (45.45%) MCSD
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) MCPD
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Kronos
2 1 (9.09%) Red Gate