Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 79 77
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.62% 2.62% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.11% 10.44% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 45
Kent median annual salary £37,750 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.15% +18.18% -11.29%
10th Percentile £27,575 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,125 £57,500 £52,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%

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 190 316 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.64% 25.12% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 285 277
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,050 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 - 8 £42,500 -
Chatham +3 7 £31,500 +43.18%
Dartford +8 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Maidstone -7 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Swanley - 1 £24,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) MCSE
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) Office 365
6 7 (30.43%) MCP
6 7 (30.43%) MCITP
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Information Security
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (21.74%) GDPR
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Data Security
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (21.74%) SIEM
9 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) A+ Certification
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) SLA
9 4 (17.39%) MCSA
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server

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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) BPCS
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (8.70%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Broadband
4 1 (4.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) IT Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) IT Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) IT Support
3 5 (21.74%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Data Security
3 5 (21.74%) SIEM
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Email Filtering
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Web Filtering
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) MCSE
2 7 (30.43%) MCITP
2 7 (30.43%) MCP
3 4 (17.39%) A+ Certification
3 4 (17.39%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) MCDST
4 3 (13.04%) SSCP
5 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CCENT
6 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) RHCE
6 1 (4.35%) VCAP
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) GDPR
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Sage
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Epicor
4 2 (8.70%) IFS
4 2 (8.70%) Infor
4 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam