Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford 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 6 months to 24 June 2018 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.

Microsoft
Kent > Dartford
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 28.99% 32.18% 33.65%
As % of the Vendors category 75.47% 68.29% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 28
Dartford median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £45,250 £48,750
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -4.61% +16.92%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Dartford.

All Vendors
Dartford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 53 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 38.41% 47.13% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 32 41
Dartford median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £45,000 £56,250
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dartford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Dartford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Dartford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dartford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Dartford over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Dartford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dartford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 18 (45.00%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) OO
4 15 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 15 (37.50%) OOD
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
5 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (32.50%) Degree
7 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (30.00%) WPF
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (22.50%) WCF
8 9 (22.50%) .NET
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (15.00%) HP
9 6 (15.00%) LAN
9 6 (15.00%) WAN
10 5 (12.50%) WLAN
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco
10 5 (12.50%) CommVault
10 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 5 (12.50%) Firewall
10 5 (12.50%) Wireless
10 5 (12.50%) VMware
10 5 (12.50%) Telepresence

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dartford 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 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) WAN
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) Telepresence
2 5 (12.50%) Wireless
2 5 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (2.50%) 802.11
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (2.50%) SNMP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Graduate
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) DBA
6 5 (12.50%) Graduate DBA
6 5 (12.50%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
7 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) WPF
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) WCF
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) COM
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (37.50%) OO
2 15 (37.50%) OOD
3 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) CAD
4 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL
4 1 (2.50%) MVVM
4 1 (2.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.50%) Service Management
4 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 12 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Aruba
2 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) CommVault
2 5 (12.50%) F5
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Mitel
3 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Veeam