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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 41 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 29.93% 28.28% 7.50%
As % of the Vendors category 48.24% 61.19% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,100 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £62,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
85 67 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 62.04% 46.21% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 79 56 17
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -21.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
2 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
3 25 (35.21%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (35.21%) Windows
3 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (33.80%) OLAP
4 24 (33.80%) Data Analysis
4 24 (33.80%) Data Mapping
4 24 (33.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 24 (33.80%) Dashboard Development
5 20 (28.17%) VMware
5 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
6 19 (26.76%) .NET
7 18 (25.35%) MS Exchange
7 18 (25.35%) Citrix
8 16 (22.54%) DHCP
8 16 (22.54%) DNS
8 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (21.13%) C#
9 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
10 13 (18.31%) Finance
11 12 (16.90%) MVC
12 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.68%) Fat Client
13 9 (12.68%) Web Services
13 9 (12.68%) VoIP
13 9 (12.68%) SAN
13 9 (12.68%) Thin Client
14 8 (11.27%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 18 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.23%) ArcIMS
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) DHCP
1 16 (22.54%) DNS
2 9 (12.68%) SAN
2 9 (12.68%) VoIP
3 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 25 (35.21%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (33.80%) OLAP
3 24 (33.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) NUnit
1 4 (5.63%) MSTest
1 4 (5.63%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (5.63%) Moq
2 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Analyst
2 24 (33.80%) MI Analyst
3 20 (28.17%) Developer
4 19 (26.76%) Information Analyst
5 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Support Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Technical Support
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Technical Support
8 6 (8.45%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Administrator
10 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.76%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.68%) Web Services
4 7 (9.86%) jQuery
5 6 (8.45%) WCF
5 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.45%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (7.04%) WPF
7 4 (5.63%) Spring.NET
7 4 (5.63%) XML
7 4 (5.63%) WinForms
7 4 (5.63%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (5.63%) Ninject
7 4 (5.63%) HTML
7 4 (5.63%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.23%) Dojo
9 2 (2.82%) CSS
9 2 (2.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Thin Client
1 9 (12.68%) Fat Client
2 7 (9.86%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) GIS
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) EPoS
7 1 (1.41%) Social Media
7 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (33.80%) Data Analysis
2 24 (33.80%) Data Mapping
2 24 (33.80%) Dashboard Development
3 12 (16.90%) MVC
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.27%) TDD
6 7 (9.86%) BCP
6 7 (9.86%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (9.86%) Scrum
7 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.04%) MVVM
7 5 (7.04%) Line Management
8 4 (5.63%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.63%) Kanban
8 4 (5.63%) SOA
9 3 (4.23%) OO
9 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.82%) Analytics
10 2 (2.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 15 (21.13%) C#
3 7 (9.86%) VBScript
3 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.23%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) VB6
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) MCITP
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.41%) MCSA
3 1 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) vSphere
4 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Backup Exec
1 7 (9.86%) WSUS
1 7 (9.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) VMware
2 18 (25.35%) Citrix
3 7 (9.86%) Symantec
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) ESRI
6 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.23%) Veeam
7 2 (2.82%) Twitter
8 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL