The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Maidstone region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 44 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 34.38% 15.00% 20.37%
As % of the Vendors category 67.69% 63.16% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 10
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £36,800 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 50.78% 23.75% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57 14 21
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 94 (71.21%) C#
2 65 (49.24%) WCF
3 64 (48.48%) Windows
4 62 (46.97%) .NET
5 59 (44.70%) SQL
6 56 (42.42%) MS Excel
7 55 (41.67%) MVC
8 46 (34.85%) WinForms
8 46 (34.85%) WPF
9 44 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 44 (33.33%) OO
10 37 (28.03%) N-Tier
11 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
12 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (23.48%) Android
13 31 (23.48%) Apple iOS
13 31 (23.48%) HTML
13 31 (23.48%) Cocoa
14 30 (22.73%) MVVM
14 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
15 29 (21.97%) Cocoa Touch
15 29 (21.97%) Mobile App
15 29 (21.97%) Xcode
15 29 (21.97%) Objective-C
16 28 (21.21%) C
17 26 (19.70%) SystemC
18 25 (18.94%) OOP
18 25 (18.94%) iOS Development
19 24 (18.18%) TDD
20 23 (17.42%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (3.79%) SAS
2 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
1 11 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (6.82%) Firewall
3 6 (4.55%) LAN
3 6 (4.55%) WAN
3 6 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (2.27%) OSPF
4 3 (2.27%) BGP
4 3 (2.27%) RIP
4 3 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.52%) Wireless
5 2 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (10.61%) SQLite
4 12 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.79%) QlikView
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.03%) OLAP
9 2 (1.52%) MS Access
10 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 29 (21.97%) Xcode
2 10 (7.58%) NUnit
2 10 (7.58%) MSTest
2 10 (7.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (7.58%) Moq
General
1 2 (1.52%) Finance
1 2 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (0.76%) Marketing
2 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (44.70%) Developer
2 31 (23.48%) Software Developer
3 28 (21.21%) Team Leader
4 23 (17.42%) Software Team Leader
4 23 (17.42%) Software Engineer
5 17 (12.88%) .NET Developer
6 14 (10.61%) Development Team Leader
7 11 (8.33%) Analyst
7 11 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Software Development Team Leader
9 8 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.79%) MI Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (49.24%) WCF
2 62 (46.97%) .NET
3 46 (34.85%) WPF
3 46 (34.85%) WinForms
4 31 (23.48%) HTML
4 31 (23.48%) Cocoa
5 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 29 (21.97%) Cocoa Touch
7 20 (15.15%) Web Services
8 18 (13.64%) CSS
9 16 (12.12%) ASP.NET
10 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (10.61%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (7.58%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (7.58%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (7.58%) Ninject
12 10 (7.58%) Spring.NET
13 9 (6.82%) REST
13 9 (6.82%) SOAP
14 7 (5.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) N-Tier
2 29 (21.97%) Mobile App
3 26 (19.70%) SystemC
4 22 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 17 (12.88%) NHS
6 10 (7.58%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.79%) Data Extraction
9 3 (2.27%) Informatics
10 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.76%) Replication
11 1 (0.76%) Clustering
11 1 (0.76%) FMCG
11 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.76%) Social Media
11 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 64 (48.48%) Windows
2 31 (23.48%) Android
2 31 (23.48%) Apple iOS
3 19 (14.39%) Windows Phone
4 14 (10.61%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 11 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.67%) MVC
2 44 (33.33%) OO
2 44 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 33 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (22.73%) MVVM
5 25 (18.94%) iOS Development
5 25 (18.94%) OOP
6 24 (18.18%) TDD
7 17 (12.88%) Scrum
7 17 (12.88%) OOD
8 13 (9.85%) SOA
9 11 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.58%) Kanban
10 10 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (7.58%) Web Application Development
11 8 (6.06%) Android Development
11 8 (6.06%) Product Management
11 8 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 94 (71.21%) C#
2 59 (44.70%) SQL
3 29 (21.97%) Objective-C
4 28 (21.21%) C
5 15 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.09%) C++
7 12 (9.09%) VB
7 12 (9.09%) XAML
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) Java
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Degree
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.82%) MCTS
4 9 (6.82%) MCPD
4 9 (6.82%) MCP
4 9 (6.82%) CCNA
5 8 (6.06%) CCSA
5 8 (6.06%) JNCIA
6 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.03%) CCNP
8 3 (2.27%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.27%) CCSE
9 2 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Xamarin
2 12 (9.09%) Cisco
3 11 (8.33%) Juniper
3 11 (8.33%) Websense
3 11 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 11 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (8.33%) F5
4 9 (6.82%) Lumension
4 9 (6.82%) McAfee
4 9 (6.82%) Aruba
4 9 (6.82%) SonicWALL
5 7 (5.30%) DevExpress
6 6 (4.55%) Trend Micro
6 6 (4.55%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.52%) Sun
7 2 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (0.76%) McKesson
8 1 (0.76%) NetApp
8 1 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Kronos
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