The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Folkestone 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 June 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 / Folkestone
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Folkestone 11.63% 5.26% 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 18.52% 12.50% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% +5.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Folkestone.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Folkestone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 27 8 12
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Folkestone 62.79% 42.11% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 9
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Folkestone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Folkestone 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 Folkestone

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Folkestone

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Folkestone region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) VCAP
3 4 (57.14%) MCTS
3 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Folkestone 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) VCAP
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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