The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 West Malling 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 1 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 1.96% 50.00% 17.24%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 54.55% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 5
Average salary £77,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 49.02% 91.67% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 7
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £37,500 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix