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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 64 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 40.52% 28.07% 21.31%
As % of the Vendors category 54.39% 65.31% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 60 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +58.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £37,250
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
114 98 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 74.51% 42.98% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 104 92 28
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 57 (63.33%) Windows
2 49 (54.44%) SQL Server
3 42 (46.67%) .NET
4 37 (41.11%) C#
5 34 (37.78%) ASP.NET
5 34 (37.78%) MVC
6 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (35.56%) Scrum
8 31 (34.44%) WCF
8 31 (34.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (28.89%) TDD
9 26 (28.89%) Inversion of Control
10 25 (27.78%) WinForms
10 25 (27.78%) NUnit
10 25 (27.78%) WPF
10 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (27.78%) Kanban
10 25 (27.78%) Spring.NET
10 25 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (27.78%) MSTest
10 25 (27.78%) MVVM
10 25 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
10 25 (27.78%) Moq
10 25 (27.78%) Castle Windsor
10 25 (27.78%) Ninject
10 25 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
10 25 (27.78%) Web Application Development
10 25 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
11 22 (24.44%) MS Office
12 20 (22.22%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.67%) IIS
3 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Office
2 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (16.67%) Firewall
3 14 (15.56%) DHCP
3 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
3 14 (15.56%) DNS
4 11 (12.22%) LAN
4 11 (12.22%) WAN
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (10.00%) Internet
6 7 (7.78%) Network Security
6 7 (7.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (7.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.22%) BGP
7 2 (2.22%) MPLS
7 2 (2.22%) OSPF
7 2 (2.22%) RIP
8 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (54.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) NUnit
1 25 (27.78%) MSTest
1 25 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (27.78%) Moq
2 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.44%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 22 (24.44%) Technical Support
4 12 (13.33%) Support Supervisor
5 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.89%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.67%) .NET
2 34 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 31 (34.44%) WCF
3 31 (34.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (27.78%) WinForms
4 25 (27.78%) WPF
4 25 (27.78%) Spring.NET
4 25 (27.78%) Castle Windsor
4 25 (27.78%) Ninject
4 25 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
4 25 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
5 15 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (6.67%) jQuery
7 5 (5.56%) XML
7 5 (5.56%) HTML
7 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.22%) CSS
9 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (63.33%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (18.89%) Windows XP
4 16 (17.78%) Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) MVC
2 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.56%) Scrum
4 26 (28.89%) TDD
5 25 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (27.78%) MVVM
5 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (27.78%) Kanban
5 25 (27.78%) Web Application Development
6 14 (15.56%) BCP
7 13 (14.44%) Change Management
8 11 (12.22%) CRM
9 9 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.89%) OO
10 8 (8.89%) OOD
11 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.67%) Workflow
12 5 (5.56%) SOA
12 5 (5.56%) ETL
12 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.11%) C#
2 20 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.56%) VBScript
4 8 (8.89%) SQL
5 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.56%) C
6 5 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.33%) CCNA
3 10 (11.11%) CCNP
4 9 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 9 (10.00%) CCSA
4 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.89%) CCSE
6 7 (7.78%) JNCIS
7 5 (5.56%) CCSP
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) WSUS
1 14 (15.56%) Backup Exec
1 14 (15.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Cisco
2 17 (18.89%) Juniper
2 17 (18.89%) CheckPoint
2 17 (18.89%) Blue Coat
3 16 (17.78%) Websense
3 16 (17.78%) McAfee
3 16 (17.78%) F5
4 15 (16.67%) Aruba
4 15 (16.67%) Lumension
4 15 (16.67%) VMware
4 15 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 14 (15.56%) Symantec
5 14 (15.56%) Citrix
6 8 (8.89%) Trend Micro
6 8 (8.89%) Clearswift
7 6 (6.67%) Kofax
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle
9 1 (1.11%) NetApp
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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