The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Canterbury with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Kent / Canterbury
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canterbury 15.38% 14.29% 8.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 75.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £22,200
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +102.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Canterbury.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Canterbury
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4 4 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Canterbury 30.77% 19.05% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 18
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Canterbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canterbury citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Canterbury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Canterbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Canterbury.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Canterbury

Microsoft
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Canterbury region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Azure DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Server Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell