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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 57 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 34.95% 33.14% 7.32%
As % of the Vendors category 50.70% 70.37% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 6
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
71 81 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 68.93% 47.09% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 43 18
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £64,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 32 (42.67%) MS Excel
2 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
3 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
3 26 (34.67%) VMware
4 24 (32.00%) SQL
5 22 (29.33%) Citrix
5 22 (29.33%) .NET
5 22 (29.33%) MS Exchange
5 22 (29.33%) DHCP
5 22 (29.33%) DNS
5 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (26.67%) OLAP
7 20 (26.67%) Data Analysis
7 20 (26.67%) Data Mapping
7 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.67%) C#
9 17 (22.67%) MVC
10 13 (17.33%) Backup Exec
10 13 (17.33%) WSUS
10 13 (17.33%) VBScript
10 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (17.33%) BCP
10 13 (17.33%) Symantec
10 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
10 13 (17.33%) vSphere
10 13 (17.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.00%) ArcIMS
3 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (42.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.33%) DHCP
1 22 (29.33%) DNS
2 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.00%) VoIP
3 9 (12.00%) SAN
4 4 (5.33%) PBX
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (26.67%) OLAP
2 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) NUnit
1 9 (12.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (12.00%) Moq
1 9 (12.00%) MSTest
2 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Analyst
2 23 (30.67%) Developer
3 20 (26.67%) MI Analyst
4 19 (25.33%) Information Analyst
5 17 (22.67%) .NET Developer
6 14 (18.67%) Technical Support
7 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Senior Technical Support
9 6 (8.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) Support Supervisor
11 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (5.33%) Administrator
11 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.00%) WCF
4 9 (12.00%) WPF
4 9 (12.00%) WinForms
4 9 (12.00%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (12.00%) Ninject
4 9 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
4 9 (12.00%) Spring.NET
4 9 (12.00%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (9.33%) Web Services
6 5 (6.67%) jQuery
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.00%) Dojo
7 3 (4.00%) XML
8 2 (2.67%) HTML
9 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.33%) COM+
9 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (12.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) GIS
6 2 (2.67%) EPoS
6 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 20 (26.67%) Data Mapping
3 17 (22.67%) MVC
4 13 (17.33%) BCP
5 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.67%) TDD
7 10 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (13.33%) MVVM
7 10 (13.33%) Scrum
7 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) Kanban
8 9 (12.00%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.67%) Line Management
9 5 (6.67%) OO
10 4 (5.33%) OOD
10 4 (5.33%) SOA
11 2 (2.67%) Analytics
12 1 (1.33%) Customer Insight
12 1 (1.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 17 (22.67%) C#
3 13 (17.33%) VBScript
3 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
1 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.33%) MCITP
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CCSA
3 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.33%) vSphere
4 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Backup Exec
1 13 (17.33%) WSUS
1 13 (17.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) VMware
2 22 (29.33%) Citrix
3 13 (17.33%) Symantec
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.33%) Veeam
6 3 (4.00%) ESRI
7 1 (1.33%) Aruba
7 1 (1.33%) F5
7 1 (1.33%) Lumension
7 1 (1.33%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.33%) Websense
7 1 (1.33%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.33%) McAfee
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