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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 30.71% 9.88% 20.00%
As % of the Vendors category 62.90% 42.11% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 8
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £42,300 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Vendors Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
62 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 48.82% 23.46% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 15 18
Average salary £28,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.94% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 106 (73.61%) C#
2 69 (47.92%) Windows
3 68 (47.22%) WCF
4 67 (46.53%) .NET
5 63 (43.75%) SQL
6 62 (43.06%) MS Excel
7 57 (39.58%) MVC
8 49 (34.03%) WinForms
8 49 (34.03%) OO
8 49 (34.03%) WPF
9 48 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 42 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (29.17%) N-Tier
11 37 (25.69%) HTML
12 36 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 35 (24.31%) Cocoa
13 35 (24.31%) Android
13 35 (24.31%) Apple iOS
14 34 (23.61%) .NET Framework
15 33 (22.92%) Cocoa Touch
15 33 (22.92%) Mobile App
15 33 (22.92%) Xcode
15 33 (22.92%) Objective-C
16 30 (20.83%) MVVM
17 28 (19.44%) C
18 27 (18.75%) OOP
18 27 (18.75%) iOS Development
19 26 (18.06%) SystemC
20 24 (16.67%) TDD
21 23 (15.97%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.47%) SAS
2 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 62 (43.06%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
1 12 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (6.25%) LAN
2 9 (6.25%) WAN
3 7 (4.86%) Firewall
4 5 (3.47%) Network Security
5 4 (2.78%) Internet
6 3 (2.08%) RIP
6 3 (2.08%) OSPF
6 3 (2.08%) BGP
6 3 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.39%) Wireless
8 1 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (9.72%) SQLite
4 12 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.47%) QlikView
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.78%) OLAP
9 2 (1.39%) MS Access
10 1 (0.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (22.92%) Xcode
2 8 (5.56%) NUnit
2 8 (5.56%) MSTest
2 8 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (5.56%) Moq
General
1 2 (1.39%) Finance
1 2 (1.39%) Advertising
2 1 (0.69%) Marketing
2 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (46.53%) Developer
2 38 (26.39%) Software Developer
3 31 (21.53%) Team Leader
4 26 (18.06%) Software Team Leader
5 25 (17.36%) Software Engineer
6 18 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 14 (9.72%) Analyst
7 14 (9.72%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
8 9 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (47.22%) WCF
2 67 (46.53%) .NET
3 49 (34.03%) WPF
3 49 (34.03%) WinForms
4 37 (25.69%) HTML
5 35 (24.31%) Cocoa
6 34 (23.61%) .NET Framework
7 33 (22.92%) Cocoa Touch
8 21 (14.58%) CSS
9 20 (13.89%) Web Services
10 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET
11 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (7.64%) REST
13 11 (7.64%) SOAP
14 9 (6.25%) jQuery
15 8 (5.56%) Spring.NET
15 8 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
15 8 (5.56%) Ninject
15 8 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.17%) N-Tier
2 33 (22.92%) Mobile App
3 26 (18.06%) SystemC
4 22 (15.28%) Computer Science
5 17 (11.81%) NHS
6 8 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.47%) Informatics
8 5 (3.47%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) Clustering
10 1 (0.69%) FMCG
10 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (47.92%) Windows
2 35 (24.31%) Android
2 35 (24.31%) Apple iOS
3 23 (15.97%) Windows Phone
4 15 (10.42%) Windows 7
5 13 (9.03%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.64%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) MVC
2 49 (34.03%) OO
3 48 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 42 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (20.83%) MVVM
6 27 (18.75%) iOS Development
6 27 (18.75%) OOP
7 24 (16.67%) TDD
8 20 (13.89%) OOD
9 17 (11.81%) SOA
9 17 (11.81%) Scrum
10 12 (8.33%) Multithreading
11 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.56%) Kanban
12 8 (5.56%) Product Management
12 8 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (5.56%) Android Development
12 8 (5.56%) Web Application Development
12 8 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 106 (73.61%) C#
2 63 (43.75%) SQL
3 33 (22.92%) Objective-C
4 28 (19.44%) C
5 15 (10.42%) T-SQL
6 14 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.33%) C++
7 12 (8.33%) VB
7 12 (8.33%) XAML
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) Java
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (15.97%) Degree
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.64%) MCTS
4 11 (7.64%) MCPD
4 11 (7.64%) MCP
5 10 (6.94%) CCNA
6 9 (6.25%) CCSA
6 9 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.78%) CCNP
7 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.08%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.08%) CCSE
9 2 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) SLA
2 6 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Xamarin
2 13 (9.03%) Cisco
3 12 (8.33%) Juniper
3 12 (8.33%) Websense
3 12 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 12 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (8.33%) F5
4 7 (4.86%) Lumension
4 7 (4.86%) McAfee
4 7 (4.86%) Aruba
4 7 (4.86%) SonicWALL
4 7 (4.86%) DevExpress
5 5 (3.47%) Sun
6 4 (2.78%) Clearswift
6 4 (2.78%) Trend Micro
7 2 (1.39%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) McKesson
8 1 (0.69%) NetApp
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) Kronos
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