The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 37.14% 8.51% 35.90%
As % of the Vendors category 48.15% 22.22% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 13
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% -18.82%
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 West Malling region.

Vendors Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 77.14% 38.30% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 25
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Malling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Malling region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Malling

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Malling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Malling region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Malling

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) .NET
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (24.14%) IBM
6 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
6 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
6 7 (24.14%) Operations Management
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) HP
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) vSphere
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 5 (17.24%) Information Security
8 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
1 3 (10.34%) TACACS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) Wireless
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) OLTP
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mart
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Information Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Build Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Network Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.90%) Trainee
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
2 7 (24.14%) Operations Management
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) CCDA
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCSA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSE
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.79%) QA
3 3 (10.34%) SLA
4 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) IBM
3 6 (20.69%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) Websense
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Acme Packet
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) Verint
7 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
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