The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 44 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 35.48% 14.94% 18.75%
As % of the Vendors category 67.69% 52.00% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41 8 7
Average salary £37,500 £46,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.57% +16.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £61,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft
Kent

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

Vendors Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 52.42% 28.74% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 17
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Maidstone

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Microsoft 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.

1 62 (64.58%) C#
2 53 (55.21%) Windows
3 48 (50.00%) WCF
4 39 (40.63%) .NET
5 37 (38.54%) MVC
6 33 (34.38%) SQL
6 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
7 32 (33.33%) WinForms
7 32 (33.33%) WPF
8 27 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 26 (27.08%) MVVM
10 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 24 (25.00%) TDD
11 22 (22.92%) Cocoa
11 22 (22.92%) Xcode
11 22 (22.92%) Objective-C
11 22 (22.92%) Android
11 22 (22.92%) Apple iOS
11 22 (22.92%) Cocoa Touch
11 22 (22.92%) Mobile App
12 21 (21.88%) MS Office
12 21 (21.88%) OO
13 19 (19.79%) N-Tier
13 19 (19.79%) iOS Development
14 18 (18.75%) Degree
15 17 (17.71%) HTML
15 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
15 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
16 16 (16.67%) Xamarin
16 16 (16.67%) SystemC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.17%) SAS
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (21.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (13.54%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (12.50%) Firewall
4 9 (9.38%) LAN
4 9 (9.38%) WAN
5 7 (7.29%) Internet
6 6 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (5.21%) OSPF
7 5 (5.21%) BGP
7 5 (5.21%) RIP
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security
9 2 (2.08%) Wireless
10 1 (1.04%) MPLS
10 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) SQLite
3 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.17%) QlikView
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.04%) DTS
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Xcode
2 14 (14.58%) MSTest
2 14 (14.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (14.58%) Moq
2 14 (14.58%) NUnit
General
1 2 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (1.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Legal
2 1 (1.04%) Back Office
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 17 (17.71%) Team Leader
3 17 (17.71%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Software Team Leader
5 12 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
6 11 (11.46%) Software Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
7 8 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (8.33%) Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.17%) MI Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Mobile Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.00%) WCF
2 39 (40.63%) .NET
3 32 (33.33%) WinForms
3 32 (33.33%) WPF
4 22 (22.92%) Cocoa
4 22 (22.92%) Cocoa Touch
5 17 (17.71%) HTML
6 16 (16.67%) Web Services
7 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 14 (14.58%) Spring.NET
8 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (14.58%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (14.58%) Ninject
8 14 (14.58%) Razor View Engine
8 14 (14.58%) Unity DI Container
9 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.46%) CSS
11 4 (4.17%) REST
11 4 (4.17%) SOAP
12 2 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Mobile App
2 19 (19.79%) N-Tier
3 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
4 16 (16.67%) SystemC
4 16 (16.67%) NHS
5 14 (14.58%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (4.17%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) FMCG
8 1 (1.04%) Social Media
8 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (55.21%) Windows
2 22 (22.92%) Android
2 22 (22.92%) Apple iOS
3 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
4 14 (14.58%) Windows Phone
4 14 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 12 (12.50%) Linux
6 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) MVC
2 26 (27.08%) MVVM
3 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (25.00%) TDD
4 21 (21.88%) OO
5 19 (19.79%) iOS Development
6 16 (16.67%) Scrum
7 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.58%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (14.58%) Kanban
8 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.58%) Web Application Development
9 12 (12.50%) OOP
10 9 (9.38%) Change Management
10 9 (9.38%) CRM
10 9 (9.38%) OOD
10 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Android Development
12 6 (6.25%) SOA
13 5 (5.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (64.58%) C#
2 33 (34.38%) SQL
3 22 (22.92%) Objective-C
4 16 (16.67%) C
5 11 (11.46%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.33%) VB
6 8 (8.33%) C++
6 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.33%) XAML
7 1 (1.04%) Java
7 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 15 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.38%) CCNA
4 8 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.33%) CCSA
5 7 (7.29%) CCNP
5 7 (7.29%) CCSE
6 6 (6.25%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) MCTS
7 4 (4.17%) MCPD
7 4 (4.17%) MCP
8 2 (2.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.04%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 6 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 15 (15.63%) Cisco
3 14 (14.58%) Blue Coat
3 14 (14.58%) F5
3 14 (14.58%) Juniper
3 14 (14.58%) Websense
3 14 (14.58%) CheckPoint
4 12 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 12 (12.50%) Lumension
4 12 (12.50%) Aruba
4 12 (12.50%) McAfee
5 6 (6.25%) Trend Micro
5 6 (6.25%) Clearswift
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) NetApp
7 1 (1.04%) Sun
7 1 (1.04%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.04%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.04%) Kronos
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