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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 2 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 39.13% 16.67% 7.81%
As % of the Vendors category 64.29% 25.00% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Average salary £42,500 £49,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.26% +50.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £26,800 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
14 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 60.87% 66.67% 67.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 36
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £53,500
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 28 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Malling

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 7 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Workflow
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Network Design
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (23.81%) MS Office
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) RoboHelp
6 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
6 5 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (23.81%) FrameMaker
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) WinForms
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (19.05%) MS Visio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) RoboHelp
1 5 (23.81%) FrameMaker
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Writer
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (19.05%) WinForms
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (19.05%) Ember.js
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (19.05%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) WF
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
8 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) SOA
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Workflow
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
6 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) HP
1 3 (14.29%) McAfee
1 3 (14.29%) Websense
1 3 (14.29%) VMware