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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.23% 2.44% 13.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 12.50% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.45% 19.51% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 9
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Kent

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 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) MVC
2 21 (84.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) MCP
2 21 (84.00%) .NET
3 20 (80.00%) OOP
3 20 (80.00%) OO
3 20 (80.00%) MCTS
3 20 (80.00%) MVVM
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) WPF
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) NUnit
6 11 (44.00%) WinForms
6 11 (44.00%) MCAD
6 11 (44.00%) MCSD
6 11 (44.00%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (44.00%) OOD
6 11 (44.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (44.00%) Moq
6 11 (44.00%) Castle Windsor
6 11 (44.00%) Ninject
6 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
6 11 (44.00%) Spring.NET
6 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (44.00%) Dependency Injection

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) NUnit
1 11 (44.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (44.00%) Moq
1 11 (44.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (44.00%) WPF
3 11 (44.00%) WinForms
3 11 (44.00%) Castle Windsor
3 11 (44.00%) Ninject
3 11 (44.00%) Spring.NET
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 11 (44.00%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (36.00%) SOAP
4 9 (36.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) MVC
2 20 (80.00%) OOP
2 20 (80.00%) OO
2 20 (80.00%) MVVM
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) OOA/OOD
3 11 (44.00%) OOD
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (44.00%) Kanban
3 11 (44.00%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 1 (4.00%) Database Security
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
8 1 (4.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) MCP
2 20 (80.00%) MCTS
3 11 (44.00%) MCAD
3 11 (44.00%) MCSD
4 9 (36.00%) MCPD
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Red Gate
2 1 (4.00%) Kronos