Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 67 65
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 42 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.63% 3.18% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.88% 13.21% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 50
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £52,850
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 239 318 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.14% 24.05% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 210 291 421
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,725 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +13 7 £32,500 - 2
Chatham - 5 £31,500 - 1
West Malling - 4 £36,250 -
Dartford +4 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Maidstone -15 2 £30,500 -18.67% 2
Sittingbourne +2 1 £35,000 +55.56%
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (73.08%) MCSE
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Office 365
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) MCP
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) DHCP
8 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
9 6 (23.08%) Information Security
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (23.08%) CCNA
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Data Security
10 5 (19.23%) A+ Certification
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) MCSA
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (19.23%) SIEM
10 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (15.38%) IIS
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) BPCS
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.69%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) DWDM
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) IT Support
2 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) IT Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) IT Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Wintel Support
6 4 (15.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Administrator
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) IT Governance Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) AS400
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 5 (19.23%) Data Security
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.54%) Email Filtering
6 3 (11.54%) ERP
6 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
6 3 (11.54%) Web Filtering
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) MCSE
2 8 (30.77%) MCP
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) A+ Certification
4 5 (19.23%) MCSA
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (11.54%) SSCP
6 2 (7.69%) CISM
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) MCDST
6 2 (7.69%) MCITP
7 1 (3.85%) CCENT
7 1 (3.85%) CCNP
7 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.85%) RHCE
7 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) GDPR
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 2 (7.69%) COBIT
3 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) Firmware
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Veeam
4 2 (7.69%) Epicor
4 2 (7.69%) IFS
4 2 (7.69%) Infor
4 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Sage
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat