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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 28 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 13.24% 31.82% 37.33%
As % of the Vendors category 26.47% 47.46% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 32
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £27,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
34 59 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 50.00% 67.05% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 52
Median salary £42,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

The demand trend of job ads across the Maidstone region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) BCP
2 1 (7.69%) Creative Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL