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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 58 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 33.61% 32.04% 20.90%
As % of the Vendors category 41.41% 79.45% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 12
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% -0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,000 £47,250
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
99 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 81.15% 40.33% 52.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 60 32
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 45 (49.45%) .NET
4 39 (42.86%) C#
5 37 (40.66%) ASP.NET
5 37 (40.66%) MVC
6 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (35.16%) Scrum
8 31 (34.07%) WCF
8 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
9 26 (28.57%) TDD
10 25 (27.47%) NUnit
10 25 (27.47%) WinForms
10 25 (27.47%) MSTest
10 25 (27.47%) MVVM
10 25 (27.47%) Rhino Mocks
10 25 (27.47%) Moq
10 25 (27.47%) Castle Windsor
10 25 (27.47%) Ninject
10 25 (27.47%) Razor View Engine
10 25 (27.47%) Web Application Development
10 25 (27.47%) Unity DI Container
10 25 (27.47%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (27.47%) Spring.NET
10 25 (27.47%) WPF
10 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (27.47%) Kanban
11 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
11 20 (21.98%) MS Office

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) IIS
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.10%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 20 (21.98%) MS Office
2 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) DHCP
1 16 (17.58%) DNS
2 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (13.19%) Firewall
5 9 (9.89%) LAN
5 9 (9.89%) WAN
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (7.69%) Network Security
6 7 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (5.49%) Internet
8 2 (2.20%) RIP
8 2 (2.20%) SAN
8 2 (2.20%) OSPF
8 2 (2.20%) BGP
8 2 (2.20%) PBX
8 2 (2.20%) VoIP
9 1 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) NUnit
1 25 (27.47%) MSTest
1 25 (27.47%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (27.47%) Moq
2 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.40%) Selenium
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
1 5 (5.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (46.15%) Developer
2 36 (39.56%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.88%) Technical Support
4 12 (13.19%) Support Supervisor
5 10 (10.99%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (49.45%) .NET
2 37 (40.66%) ASP.NET
3 31 (34.07%) WCF
3 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (27.47%) WinForms
4 25 (27.47%) Castle Windsor
4 25 (27.47%) Ninject
4 25 (27.47%) Razor View Engine
4 25 (27.47%) Unity DI Container
4 25 (27.47%) Spring.NET
4 25 (27.47%) WPF
5 16 (17.58%) Web Services
6 7 (7.69%) jQuery
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (5.49%) HTML
8 4 (4.40%) XML
9 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.10%) HTML5
10 1 (1.10%) CSS3
10 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.20%) EPoS
3 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) MVC
2 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.16%) Scrum
4 26 (28.57%) TDD
5 25 (27.47%) MVVM
5 25 (27.47%) Web Application Development
5 25 (27.47%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (27.47%) Kanban
6 14 (15.38%) BCP
7 10 (10.99%) Change Management
7 10 (10.99%) OO
7 10 (10.99%) OOD
8 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.69%) CRM
10 6 (6.59%) Workflow
10 6 (6.59%) SOA
10 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) C#
2 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.38%) VBScript
4 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.49%) C
5 5 (5.49%) SQL
6 4 (4.40%) Java
7 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.89%) CCNP
3 7 (7.69%) CCNA
3 7 (7.69%) CCSE
3 7 (7.69%) JNCIS
4 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) JNCIA
5 5 (5.49%) CCSP
5 5 (5.49%) CCSA
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.20%) Degree
7 2 (2.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 14 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 14 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) VMware
2 16 (17.58%) Citrix
2 16 (17.58%) Cisco
3 14 (15.38%) Symantec
4 13 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 13 (14.29%) McAfee
4 13 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 13 (14.29%) Juniper
5 12 (13.19%) SonicWALL
5 12 (13.19%) Lumension
5 12 (13.19%) Aruba
5 12 (13.19%) F5
5 12 (13.19%) Websense
6 6 (6.59%) Kofax
7 5 (5.49%) Trend Micro
7 5 (5.49%) Clearswift
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle
8 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.20%) Veeam
9 1 (1.10%) ESRI
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