The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 9.09% 6.52% 29.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.05% 26.09% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 32.41% 25.00% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (100.00%) MCP
2 39 (97.50%) C#
2 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 39 (97.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (97.50%) OO
2 39 (97.50%) OOP
2 39 (97.50%) MVC
2 39 (97.50%) MCTS
2 39 (97.50%) MVVM
3 25 (62.50%) Windows
4 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 24 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
4 24 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 24 (60.00%) Moq
4 24 (60.00%) Castle Windsor
4 24 (60.00%) Ninject
4 24 (60.00%) Spring.NET
4 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
4 24 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
4 24 (60.00%) MSTest
4 24 (60.00%) WPF
4 24 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (60.00%) Kanban
4 24 (60.00%) TDD
4 24 (60.00%) NUnit
4 24 (60.00%) Scrum
4 24 (60.00%) WinForms
4 24 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
4 24 (60.00%) OOD

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (97.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) NUnit
1 24 (60.00%) MSTest
1 24 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (60.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (2.50%) Junior
4 1 (2.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (60.00%) WinForms
2 24 (60.00%) WPF
2 24 (60.00%) Spring.NET
2 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (60.00%) Castle Windsor
2 24 (60.00%) Ninject
2 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 24 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
3 15 (37.50%) REST
3 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 15 (37.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) OOP
1 39 (97.50%) OO
1 39 (97.50%) MVC
1 39 (97.50%) MVVM
2 24 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (60.00%) Kanban
2 24 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
2 24 (60.00%) TDD
2 24 (60.00%) OOD
2 24 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 15 (37.50%) SOA
3 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) MCP
2 39 (97.50%) MCTS
3 24 (60.00%) MCAD
3 24 (60.00%) MCSD
4 15 (37.50%) MCPD
5 1 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft