Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 July 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 294 420 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.68% 19.97% 21.39%
As % of the Vendors category 44.01% 41.38% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 240 379 399
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,125 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Kent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 668 1015 974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 46.98% 48.26% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 565 881 887
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,200 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -1.12% +4.71%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Kent

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Kent

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Kent over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Kent

Microsoft
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 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Maidstone +17 51 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Dartford -3 36 £33,750 -20.59% 3
Tunbridge Wells +3 26 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Rochester +3 20 £35,000 +23.71%
Sittingbourne +5 18 £30,000 +9.09%
West Malling -13 16 £37,500 -18.48%
Canterbury +6 15 £27,500 -38.89%
Chatham -1 15 £36,250 +27.19%
Folkestone -6 8 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Sevenoaks -6 6 £23,750 -66.07% 3
Whitstable -3 1 £20,800 +4.00%
Dover - 1 - -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 137 (46.60%) Windows
2 116 (39.46%) .NET
3 115 (39.12%) C#
4 87 (29.59%) SQL Server
5 77 (26.19%) JavaScript
6 75 (25.51%) Microsoft Office
7 73 (24.83%) Windows Server
8 72 (24.49%) HTML
9 70 (23.81%) SQL
10 69 (23.47%) Finance
11 67 (22.79%) ASP.NET
11 67 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (19.39%) Active Directory
13 55 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (18.03%) MVC
15 52 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 48 (16.33%) WAN
16 48 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
17 47 (15.99%) Cisco
18 45 (15.31%) LAN
19 44 (14.97%) CSS
20 43 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
20 43 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (14.29%) MS Exchange
22 38 (12.93%) Web Services
22 38 (12.93%) AngularJS
23 37 (12.59%) VMware
24 34 (11.56%) HTML5
24 34 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
25 32 (10.88%) XML

Microsoft
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 42 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.44%) IIS
3 11 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.72%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.68%) Apache
8 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.68%) Confluence
8 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.68%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (25.51%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (10.20%) MS Visio
4 21 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.04%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.38%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.52%) Office 365
3 11 (3.74%) SaaS
4 5 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.70%) IaaS
5 3 (1.02%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.33%) WAN
2 45 (15.31%) LAN
3 29 (9.86%) Firewall
4 27 (9.18%) Network Security
5 25 (8.50%) Wireless
6 23 (7.82%) DNS
7 22 (7.48%) DHCP
7 22 (7.48%) TCP/IP
8 19 (6.46%) MPLS
9 15 (5.10%) Intranet
9 15 (5.10%) VPN
10 12 (4.08%) DSL
11 9 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (2.72%) 802.11
12 8 (2.72%) SAN
12 8 (2.72%) Skype
13 7 (2.38%) DPNSS
13 7 (2.38%) SNMP
13 7 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (29.59%) SQL Server
2 55 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.06%) Power BI
8 8 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.04%) DocumentDB
9 6 (2.04%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.36%) DB2
11 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.68%) DTS
13 2 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 12 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.74%) JIRA
5 10 (3.40%) Selenium
6 6 (2.04%) NUnit
6 6 (2.04%) tSQLt
7 4 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.02%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.68%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.34%) gulp
10 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (23.47%) Finance
2 29 (9.86%) Retail
3 22 (7.48%) Banking
4 21 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 20 (6.80%) Advertising
6 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Billing
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 75 (25.51%) Developer
2 52 (17.69%) Analyst
3 36 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 25 (8.50%) Business Analyst
5 23 (7.82%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.48%) Software Developer
7 19 (6.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (6.46%) Mortgage Business Analyst
8 18 (6.12%) SQL Developer
9 17 (5.78%) Microsoft Developer
9 17 (5.78%) Tester
10 16 (5.44%) Business Systems Analyst
10 16 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 16 (5.44%) Junior
11 15 (5.10%) Architect
11 15 (5.10%) Software Tester
11 15 (5.10%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.76%) IT Support
13 12 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.08%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (39.46%) .NET
2 72 (24.49%) HTML
3 67 (22.79%) ASP.NET
4 44 (14.97%) CSS
5 43 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (12.93%) AngularJS
6 38 (12.93%) Web Services
7 34 (11.56%) HTML5
8 32 (10.88%) XML
9 24 (8.16%) .NET Framework
10 23 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (7.82%) Node.js
11 22 (7.48%) SOAP
11 22 (7.48%) WCF
12 19 (6.46%) React
13 18 (6.12%) WinForms
14 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (4.08%) RESTful
16 11 (3.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.10%) iPad
3 14 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.40%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.36%) AS400
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) iPhone
10 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.68%) iSeries
10 2 (0.68%) PMI
10 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 137 (46.60%) Windows
2 73 (24.83%) Windows Server
3 34 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (10.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 25 (8.50%) Windows 10
7 16 (5.44%) Linux
7 16 (5.44%) Windows XP
8 13 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.02%) Android
10 3 (1.02%) Solaris
10 3 (1.02%) Unix
10 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.68%) CentOS
11 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.03%) MVC
3 31 (10.54%) Scrum
4 30 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 26 (8.84%) Software Testing
7 25 (8.50%) OO
8 23 (7.82%) ITIL
9 20 (6.80%) TDD
10 18 (6.12%) Business Analysis
10 18 (6.12%) Project Management
11 16 (5.44%) Change Management
11 16 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
12 15 (5.10%) Process Improvement
12 15 (5.10%) Test Scripting
13 14 (4.76%) CRM
13 14 (4.76%) DevOps
13 14 (4.76%) Web Development
14 13 (4.42%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (39.12%) C#
2 77 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 70 (23.81%) SQL
4 23 (7.82%) PowerShell
4 23 (7.82%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.80%) VB
6 16 (5.44%) PHP
6 16 (5.44%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.10%) VBA
8 12 (4.08%) VB6
9 9 (3.06%) C
10 7 (2.38%) C++
10 7 (2.38%) Python
11 6 (2.04%) Java
12 4 (1.36%) ANSI C
12 4 (1.36%) VBScript
13 3 (1.02%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.68%) Delphi
14 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (6.46%) Degree
2 19 (6.46%) MCSE
3 17 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (5.78%) MCSA
4 15 (5.10%) MCP
5 11 (3.74%) ISEB
6 10 (3.40%) CCNP
7 9 (3.06%) CCSE
7 9 (3.06%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.72%) CCNA
8 8 (2.72%) MCITP
9 7 (2.38%) MCSD
10 6 (2.04%) MCTS
10 6 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.70%) CISA
11 5 (1.70%) CISM
11 5 (1.70%) CISSP
11 5 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.18%) QA
2 23 (7.82%) SLA
3 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.68%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (19.39%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.06%) vSphere
5 8 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.72%) XenApp
6 6 (2.04%) Docker
7 5 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.36%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.74%) SCCM
2 6 (2.04%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.68%) Kibana
3 2 (0.68%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 47 (15.99%) Cisco
2 37 (12.59%) VMware
3 19 (6.46%) CheckPoint
4 16 (5.44%) Apple
5 15 (5.10%) Citrix
6 12 (4.08%) Facebook
7 10 (3.40%) Aruba
7 10 (3.40%) Blue Coat
7 10 (3.40%) Palo Alto
8 9 (3.06%) F5
8 9 (3.06%) Forcepoint
8 9 (3.06%) Fortinet
8 9 (3.06%) Mitel
8 9 (3.06%) Sourcefire
9 8 (2.72%) iManage
9 8 (2.72%) LexisNexis
10 6 (2.04%) Adobe
10 6 (2.04%) New Relic
10 6 (2.04%) Oracle
11 5 (1.70%) HP
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k car allowance, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Walthamstow Hall
Salary: Competitive, DoE
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidstone
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago