Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 36 83
Rank change year-on-year -29 +47 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 82 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.05% 6.20% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.81% 25.08% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35 74 46
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +22.81% -5.00%
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,250 £21,125
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £53,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 296 327 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.22% 24.72% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 255 288 509
Kent median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,225 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Kent over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +16 12 £32,500 - 2
Chatham - 5 £22,000 - 1
West Malling - 4 £36,250 -
Dartford -1 2 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Maidstone -14 2 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Sittingbourne +5 1 £35,000 +55.56%
Sevenoaks -2 1 £29,500 +31.11%
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) MCSE
4 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
5 19 (59.38%) MCP
6 18 (56.25%) Office 365
7 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 15 (46.88%) CCNA
8 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (40.63%) VMware
9 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
10 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (34.38%) A+ Certification
12 9 (28.13%) LAN
12 9 (28.13%) WAN
12 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
12 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (21.88%) DHCP
14 7 (21.88%) ITIL
14 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 7 (21.88%) DNS
14 7 (21.88%) Migration
14 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.50%) IIS
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BPCS
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (6.25%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Office 365
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) LAN
1 9 (28.13%) WAN
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) 4G
5 1 (3.13%) DSL
5 1 (3.13%) DWDM
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) IT Support
1 15 (46.88%) Support Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) IT Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Office 365 Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Wintel Support
4 7 (21.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) IT Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) VMware Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) AS400
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.13%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.13%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.13%) SIEM
6 1 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) MCSE
2 19 (59.38%) MCP
3 15 (46.88%) CCNA
3 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (34.38%) A+ Certification
5 5 (15.63%) MCITP
6 4 (12.50%) MCSA
6 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.38%) CCENT
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) MCDST
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) Firmware
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) CSIRT
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
1 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Veeam
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Epicor
4 2 (6.25%) IFS
4 2 (6.25%) Infor
4 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.25%) Meraki
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Sage
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Apple