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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 97 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 36.36% 39.27% 9.76%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 80.83% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 8
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £64,000
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
64 120 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 72.73% 48.58% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 22
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 43 (55.13%) SQL Server
3 32 (41.03%) .NET
4 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 30 (38.46%) VMware
5 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
6 27 (34.62%) MVC
7 26 (33.33%) C#
7 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 26 (33.33%) Citrix
7 26 (33.33%) DHCP
7 26 (33.33%) DNS
7 26 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (21.79%) Symantec
9 17 (21.79%) BCP
9 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
9 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
9 17 (21.79%) VBScript
9 17 (21.79%) Backup Exec
9 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.79%) WSUS
9 17 (21.79%) vSphere
9 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
9 17 (21.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 16 (20.51%) TDD
11 15 (19.23%) Scrum
11 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (19.23%) MVVM
11 15 (19.23%) Dependency Injection

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.85%) ArcIMS
2 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) DHCP
1 26 (33.33%) DNS
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.54%) SAN
3 9 (11.54%) VoIP
4 5 (6.41%) Firewall
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (5.13%) PBX
5 4 (5.13%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) LAN
6 1 (1.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.85%) OLAP
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) NUnit
1 14 (17.95%) MSTest
1 14 (17.95%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (17.95%) Moq
2 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Developer
2 27 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 21 (26.92%) Technical Support
4 19 (24.36%) Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Support Supervisor
6 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) .NET
2 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (17.95%) Castle Windsor
4 14 (17.95%) Ninject
4 14 (17.95%) Razor View Engine
4 14 (17.95%) WCF
4 14 (17.95%) WPF
4 14 (17.95%) Spring.NET
4 14 (17.95%) WinForms
4 14 (17.95%) Unity DI Container
5 12 (15.38%) Web Services
6 9 (11.54%) jQuery
7 4 (5.13%) XML
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (3.85%) Dojo
8 3 (3.85%) HTML
9 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.28%) COM+
9 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (11.54%) Thin Client
2 9 (11.54%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) GIS
7 2 (2.56%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.56%) EPoS
8 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
2 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) MVC
2 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) BCP
3 16 (20.51%) TDD
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
4 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
4 15 (19.23%) MVVM
5 14 (17.95%) Web Application Development
5 14 (17.95%) Kanban
6 10 (12.82%) OO
7 9 (11.54%) OOD
8 8 (10.26%) SOA
9 5 (6.41%) Line Management
10 4 (5.13%) CRM
10 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.13%) Change Management
11 3 (3.85%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.85%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) C#
2 17 (21.79%) VBScript
2 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.26%) SQL
4 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.56%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) CCNA
3 4 (5.13%) MCITP
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.13%) CCSA
3 4 (5.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.28%) CCSP
4 1 (1.28%) CCNP
4 1 (1.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.79%) vSphere
4 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (21.79%) Backup Exec
1 17 (21.79%) WSUS
1 17 (21.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) VMware
2 26 (33.33%) Citrix
3 17 (21.79%) Symantec
4 9 (11.54%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle
5 5 (6.41%) Juniper
5 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.41%) McAfee
5 5 (6.41%) Websense
5 5 (6.41%) Blue Coat
5 5 (6.41%) SonicWALL
5 5 (6.41%) Aruba
5 5 (6.41%) F5
5 5 (6.41%) Lumension
6 4 (5.13%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.13%) Veeam
6 4 (5.13%) Trend Micro
6 4 (5.13%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.85%) ESRI
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