Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Microsoft
Kent > Dartford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 57 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 42.31% 49.14% 16.28%
As % of the Vendors category 87.30% 68.67% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 20
Dartford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £36,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
Kent median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.41% +13.33% -6.25%

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 63 83 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 48.46% 71.55% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 77
Dartford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £24,250 £35,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £53,250 £67,875 £52,500
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Dartford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Dartford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) C#
3 25 (45.45%) OO
4 24 (43.64%) Cisco
4 24 (43.64%) WPF
5 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
5 23 (41.82%) OOD
6 20 (36.36%) LAN
6 20 (36.36%) WCF
7 19 (34.55%) WAN
8 18 (32.73%) MPLS
9 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 14 (25.45%) VMware
10 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
11 13 (23.64%) ITIL
12 12 (21.82%) DHCP
12 12 (21.82%) HP
12 12 (21.82%) DNS
13 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 11 (20.00%) 802.11
13 11 (20.00%) DPNSS
13 11 (20.00%) QSIG
13 11 (20.00%) SNMP
13 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (20.00%) Wireless
13 11 (20.00%) IPsec
13 11 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (20.00%) 802.1X
14 10 (18.18%) 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (14.55%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) LAN
2 19 (34.55%) WAN
3 18 (32.73%) MPLS
4 12 (21.82%) DHCP
4 12 (21.82%) DNS
5 11 (20.00%) 802.11
5 11 (20.00%) DPNSS
5 11 (20.00%) IPsec
5 11 (20.00%) QSIG
5 11 (20.00%) SNMP
5 11 (20.00%) Wireless
6 10 (18.18%) Telepresence
6 10 (18.18%) WLAN
7 8 (14.55%) Skype
8 7 (12.73%) DSL
8 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.64%) Firewall
10 1 (1.82%) Network Security
10 1 (1.82%) VLAN
10 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) DB2
2 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.82%) Electronics
1 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Software Engineer
2 20 (36.36%) C# Software Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) IT Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) IT Support
6 8 (14.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Field Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Field Support Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
11 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (5.45%) Developer
12 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
12 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) WPF
2 20 (36.36%) WCF
3 11 (20.00%) 802.1X
4 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) COM
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) OO
2 23 (41.82%) OOD
2 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.64%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Patch Management
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) UML
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (5.45%) Image Processing
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.45%) ITSM
6 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.45%) MVVM
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Office Automation
7 2 (3.64%) OOP
7 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) C#
2 3 (5.45%) ANSI C
2 3 (5.45%) C
2 3 (5.45%) C++
3 2 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) MCSA
2 5 (9.09%) MCSE
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.82%) MCITP
4 1 (1.82%) MCT
4 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 11 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (18.18%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 14 (25.45%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) HP
4 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.18%) Aruba
5 10 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 10 (18.18%) ProCurve
5 10 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) Mitel