Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > Folkestone
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 13 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Folkestone 35.71% 12.00% 5.51%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 16.67% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Folkestone median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +29.03% -17.33%
10th Percentile £34,150 £24,150 £25,950
90th Percentile £45,250 £45,750 £41,000
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -5.00%

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 Folkestone.

All Vendors
Folkestone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Folkestone 71.43% 72.00% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 56
Folkestone median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +13.43%
10th Percentile £33,200 £27,250 £29,375
90th Percentile £47,350 £43,750 £50,000
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Folkestone

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

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

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Folkestone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Folkestone over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Folkestone

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

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (25.00%) MCSA
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (25.00%) MCTS
5 5 (25.00%) MCITP
5 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) VCAP
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Office 365
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) vSphere
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
1 5 (25.00%) Time Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Microservices
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCITP
1 5 (25.00%) MCSA
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) MCTS
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (25.00%) VCAP
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat