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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 9.40% 30.91% 19.59%
As % of the Vendors category 26.19% 60.71% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £21,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
42 56 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 35.90% 50.91% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 54 23
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £43,000
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 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 31 (62.00%) MS Excel
3 26 (52.00%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (48.00%) OLAP
5 24 (48.00%) Data Analysis
5 24 (48.00%) Data Mapping
5 24 (48.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 24 (48.00%) Dashboard Development
6 14 (28.00%) Windows
6 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (26.00%) Citrix
7 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
7 13 (26.00%) VMware
8 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) DHCP
9 10 (20.00%) DNS
9 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (16.00%) VBScript
11 7 (14.00%) .NET
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
11 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.00%) Symantec
11 7 (14.00%) BCP
11 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.00%) WSUS
11 7 (14.00%) Backup Exec
11 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (14.00%) vSphere

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (62.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DHCP
1 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) VoIP
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (48.00%) OLAP
2 24 (48.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.00%) DTS
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) MSTest
2 1 (2.00%) Moq
2 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.00%) NUnit
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) MI Analyst
3 19 (38.00%) Information Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Technical Support
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.00%) RESTful
4 3 (6.00%) HTML5
4 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (4.00%) WCF
5 2 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (2.00%) COM+
6 1 (2.00%) ADO
6 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (48.00%) Data Analysis
2 24 (48.00%) Data Mapping
2 24 (48.00%) Dashboard Development
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) BCP
4 4 (8.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 2 (4.00%) MVC
6 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.00%) SDLC
6 2 (4.00%) System Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.00%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) VBScript
3 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCITP
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (14.00%) WSUS
1 7 (14.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Citrix
1 13 (26.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) Symantec
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) Veeam