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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 88 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 37.93% 8.11% 16.07%
As % of the Vendors category 78.57% 31.58% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 9
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £37,500 £14,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,000 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
112 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 48.28% 25.68% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £64,000
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 24 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 112 (76.71%) C#
2 78 (53.42%) .NET
3 65 (44.52%) SQL
4 64 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (43.15%) Windows
5 63 (43.15%) MS Excel
6 62 (42.47%) WCF
7 55 (37.67%) MVC
8 54 (36.99%) .NET Framework
9 49 (33.56%) N-Tier
10 48 (32.88%) OO
11 47 (32.19%) WinForms
11 47 (32.19%) WPF
12 45 (30.82%) Software Engineering
13 42 (28.77%) SQL Server
14 41 (28.08%) HTML
15 31 (21.23%) SOA
16 30 (20.55%) C
17 29 (19.86%) Cocoa
17 29 (19.86%) Android
17 29 (19.86%) Apple iOS
18 28 (19.18%) OOP
19 27 (18.49%) Xcode
19 27 (18.49%) Objective-C
19 27 (18.49%) SystemC
19 27 (18.49%) Cocoa Touch
19 27 (18.49%) Mobile App
19 27 (18.49%) TDD
20 26 (17.81%) MVVM
20 26 (17.81%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (4.79%) SAS
2 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (43.15%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.01%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) MS Project
3 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) LAN
1 6 (4.11%) WAN
1 6 (4.11%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (4.11%) Network Security
1 6 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.05%) VoIP
2 3 (2.05%) DHCP
2 3 (2.05%) FTP
2 3 (2.05%) HTTP
2 3 (2.05%) VPN
2 3 (2.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (9.59%) SQLite
4 11 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.42%) QlikView
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.74%) OLAP
9 2 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (18.49%) Xcode
2 3 (2.05%) ReSharper
2 3 (2.05%) Fiddler
2 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (2.74%) Finance
2 2 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (51.37%) Developer
2 39 (26.71%) Software Developer
3 31 (21.23%) Team Leader
4 26 (17.81%) Software Team Leader
5 18 (12.33%) Software Engineer
6 17 (11.64%) C# Developer
7 16 (10.96%) .NET Developer
8 15 (10.27%) Analyst
9 14 (9.59%) Development Team Leader
10 12 (8.22%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (6.16%) Software Development Team Leader
12 7 (4.79%) Service Analyst
12 7 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (4.11%) Architect
13 6 (4.11%) Security Analyst
13 6 (4.11%) Network Analyst
13 6 (4.11%) Network Support
13 6 (4.11%) Support Analyst
13 6 (4.11%) Network Support Analyst
13 6 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (53.42%) .NET
2 62 (42.47%) WCF
3 54 (36.99%) .NET Framework
4 47 (32.19%) WinForms
4 47 (32.19%) WPF
5 41 (28.08%) HTML
6 29 (19.86%) Cocoa
7 27 (18.49%) Cocoa Touch
8 26 (17.81%) CSS
9 17 (11.64%) Web Services
10 16 (10.96%) jQuery
11 15 (10.27%) REST
11 15 (10.27%) SOAP
12 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
13 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (2.74%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (2.74%) HTML5
15 3 (2.05%) Ajax
15 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 3 (2.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.56%) N-Tier
2 27 (18.49%) SystemC
2 27 (18.49%) Mobile App
3 18 (12.33%) NHS
3 18 (12.33%) Computer Science
4 14 (9.59%) Informatics
5 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.42%) Data Extraction
6 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 63 (43.15%) Windows
2 29 (19.86%) Android
2 29 (19.86%) Apple iOS
3 17 (11.64%) Windows Phone
4 9 (6.16%) Windows 8
4 9 (6.16%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.67%) MVC
3 48 (32.88%) OO
4 45 (30.82%) Software Engineering
5 31 (21.23%) SOA
6 28 (19.18%) OOP
7 27 (18.49%) TDD
8 26 (17.81%) MVVM
9 22 (15.07%) iOS Development
10 18 (12.33%) OOD
11 14 (9.59%) Scrum
12 13 (8.90%) Multithreading
13 12 (8.22%) UML
13 12 (8.22%) Product Management
13 12 (8.22%) Android Development
14 10 (6.85%) Matrix Management
14 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.79%) Project Management
15 7 (4.79%) Data Modelling
16 6 (4.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 112 (76.71%) C#
2 65 (44.52%) SQL
3 30 (20.55%) C
4 27 (18.49%) Objective-C
5 13 (8.90%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.48%) C++
7 8 (5.48%) VB
7 8 (5.48%) XAML
8 3 (2.05%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Degree
2 15 (10.27%) MCPD
2 15 (10.27%) MCTS
2 15 (10.27%) MCP
2 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.11%) CCNA
3 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.11%) CCSA
3 6 (4.11%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 9 (6.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (8.22%) Xamarin
2 11 (7.53%) Cisco
3 7 (4.79%) DevExpress
4 6 (4.11%) Sun
4 6 (4.11%) Juniper
4 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.11%) Websense
4 6 (4.11%) F5
4 6 (4.11%) Blue Coat
5 5 (3.42%) Citrix
5 5 (3.42%) HP
6 4 (2.74%) VMware
7 3 (2.05%) Dell
8 2 (1.37%) McKesson
9 1 (0.68%) Orchard
9 1 (0.68%) Telerik
9 1 (0.68%) NetApp
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