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 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 2 12 1
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 10 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 33.33% 7.69% 69.44%
As % of the Vendors category 41.67% 16.67% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 24
Average salary £47,500 £26,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.69% -32.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,200 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £57,200 £42,500
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
24 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 80.00% 46.15% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 28
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Malling

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (48.15%) Windows
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
5 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Operations Management
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (22.22%) vSphere
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) VPN
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) TACACS
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) OLTP
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Information Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Build Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (7.41%) Trainee
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Business Continuity
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 7 (25.93%) Operations Management
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) CCDA
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.81%) QA
3 3 (11.11%) SLA
4 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Websense
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) Acme Packet
6 1 (3.70%) Verint
6 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm