Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 46 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 35.38% 46.73% 42.48%
As % of the Vendors category 76.67% 87.72% 65.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 31
Dartford median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,500 £58,750
Kent median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -13.58% +14.08%

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 60 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 46.15% 53.27% 64.60%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 54
Dartford median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £19,500 £22,150 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £62,500
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Dartford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (45.65%) Visual Studio
3 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 19 (41.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (41.30%) Degree
5 18 (39.13%) Computer Science
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 18 (39.13%) C#
5 18 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (36.96%) Windows
7 16 (34.78%) .NET
8 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
9 14 (30.43%) OO
9 14 (30.43%) OOD
10 12 (26.09%) WPF
11 6 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (13.04%) LAN
11 6 (13.04%) WAN
11 6 (13.04%) HP
12 4 (8.70%) Cisco
12 4 (8.70%) WLAN
12 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (8.70%) Firewall
12 4 (8.70%) CommVault
12 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
12 4 (8.70%) Wireless
12 4 (8.70%) VMware
12 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing

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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (2.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) LAN
1 6 (13.04%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) Telepresence
2 4 (8.70%) Wireless
2 4 (8.70%) WLAN
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) 802.11
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.17%) IPsec
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (41.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Power BI
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Visual Studio
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finnish Language
2 1 (2.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Graduate
2 15 (32.61%) C# Software Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Developer
4 11 (23.91%) .NET Software Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (19.57%) SQL Developer
7 8 (17.39%) DBA
7 8 (17.39%) Graduate DBA
7 8 (17.39%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 8 (17.39%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Junior
9 2 (4.35%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) WPF
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.35%) COM
4 2 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) OO
2 14 (30.43%) OOD
3 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.35%) MVVM
4 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (2.17%) BDD
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) CAD
5 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (2.17%) Kanban
5 1 (2.17%) MVC
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Scrum
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
2 18 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) HP
2 4 (8.70%) Aruba
2 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
2 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
2 4 (8.70%) CommVault
2 4 (8.70%) F5
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Veeam
4 1 (2.17%) Mitel
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.17%) SAP