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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 32 93 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 34.78% 41.52% 17.91%
As % of the Vendors category 44.44% 85.32% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 11
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
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
72 109 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 78.26% 48.66% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 65 67 24
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £23,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 59 (60.82%) SQL Server
2 54 (55.67%) Windows
3 47 (48.45%) .NET
4 41 (42.27%) C#
5 37 (38.14%) ASP.NET
5 37 (38.14%) MVC
6 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (29.90%) Scrum
7 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (27.84%) WCF
9 24 (24.74%) Active Directory
10 23 (23.71%) VMware
10 23 (23.71%) TDD
10 23 (23.71%) Inversion of Control
11 22 (22.68%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (22.68%) MVVM
11 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (21.65%) WPF
12 21 (21.65%) Kanban
12 21 (21.65%) Spring.NET
12 21 (21.65%) Rhino Mocks
12 21 (21.65%) Moq
12 21 (21.65%) MSTest
12 21 (21.65%) Castle Windsor
12 21 (21.65%) Ninject
12 21 (21.65%) Razor View Engine
12 21 (21.65%) Web Application Development
12 21 (21.65%) Unity DI Container
12 21 (21.65%) NUnit
12 21 (21.65%) WinForms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (20.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) IIS
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.09%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.09%) ArcIMS
5 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) DNS
1 20 (20.62%) DHCP
2 14 (14.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (9.28%) Firewall
5 6 (6.19%) SAN
5 6 (6.19%) LAN
5 6 (6.19%) VoIP
5 6 (6.19%) WAN
6 5 (5.15%) Internet
6 5 (5.15%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (4.12%) Network Security
7 4 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (3.09%) PBX
9 1 (1.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (60.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) NUnit
1 21 (21.65%) MSTest
1 21 (21.65%) Rhino Mocks
1 21 (21.65%) Moq
2 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.12%) Selenium
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Developer
2 36 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.59%) Technical Support
4 16 (16.49%) Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Support Supervisor
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.45%) .NET
2 37 (38.14%) ASP.NET
3 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (27.84%) WCF
5 21 (21.65%) WPF
5 21 (21.65%) Spring.NET
5 21 (21.65%) Castle Windsor
5 21 (21.65%) Ninject
5 21 (21.65%) WinForms
5 21 (21.65%) Razor View Engine
5 21 (21.65%) Unity DI Container
6 19 (19.59%) Web Services
7 11 (11.34%) jQuery
8 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (6.19%) HTML
10 4 (4.12%) XML
11 3 (3.09%) Dojo
12 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.19%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.09%) GIS
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) EPoS
5 2 (2.06%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.67%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
2 10 (10.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) MVC
2 30 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.90%) Scrum
4 23 (23.71%) TDD
5 22 (22.68%) Dependency Injection
5 22 (22.68%) MVVM
5 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (21.65%) Kanban
6 21 (21.65%) Web Application Development
7 14 (14.43%) BCP
8 12 (12.37%) OO
9 11 (11.34%) OOD
10 9 (9.28%) SOA
10 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Change Management
12 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.19%) Workflow
13 5 (5.15%) CRM
13 5 (5.15%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.27%) C#
2 20 (20.62%) PowerShell
3 14 (14.43%) VBScript
4 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.19%) SQL
5 5 (5.15%) C
5 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) Java
7 3 (3.09%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.22%) CCNA
3 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) CCNP
4 5 (5.15%) JNCIA
4 5 (5.15%) CCSA
5 4 (4.12%) CCSE
5 4 (4.12%) JNCIS
5 4 (4.12%) CCSP
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.09%) MCITP
6 3 (3.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.43%) vSphere
4 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) Backup Exec
1 14 (14.43%) WSUS
1 14 (14.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) VMware
2 20 (20.62%) Citrix
3 14 (14.43%) Cisco
3 14 (14.43%) Symantec
4 10 (10.31%) McAfee
4 10 (10.31%) Juniper
4 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
4 10 (10.31%) Blue Coat
5 9 (9.28%) SonicWALL
5 9 (9.28%) Aruba
5 9 (9.28%) F5
5 9 (9.28%) Lumension
5 9 (9.28%) Websense
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle
7 6 (6.19%) Kofax
8 5 (5.15%) Trend Micro
8 5 (5.15%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.09%) ESRI
9 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.09%) Veeam
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