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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 159 233 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.60% 21.71% 24.30%
As % of the Vendors category 42.40% 46.14% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 120 206 211
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £51,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

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 375 505 504
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 48.58% 47.06% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 307 445 464
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +10 39 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Tunbridge Wells +8 16 £35,000 -
Rochester +2 14 £35,000 +23.71%
Sittingbourne +6 12 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Chatham -1 11 £40,500 +42.10%
Dartford -5 11 £32,500 -23.52% 2
West Malling -6 11 £45,000 -3.74%
Canterbury -1 6 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Sevenoaks - 5 £40,500 -
Folkestone -5 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Whitstable - 1 £20,800 -
Microsoft
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 135 (44.70%) .NET
2 133 (44.04%) C#
3 115 (38.08%) Windows
4 96 (31.79%) SQL Server
5 89 (29.47%) ASP.NET
6 85 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (24.83%) MVC
8 74 (24.50%) JavaScript
9 73 (24.17%) Microsoft Office
10 70 (23.18%) HTML
11 68 (22.52%) Finance
11 68 (22.52%) Windows Server
12 57 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (18.54%) CSS
14 53 (17.55%) Microsoft Azure
14 53 (17.55%) AngularJS
15 52 (17.22%) WAN
16 50 (16.56%) TDD
17 48 (15.89%) SQL
18 47 (15.56%) LAN
19 46 (15.23%) ASP.NET Web API
20 45 (14.90%) Active Directory
21 44 (14.57%) Cisco
21 44 (14.57%) VMware
22 41 (13.58%) RESTful
23 39 (12.91%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
24 38 (12.58%) OO
24 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
24 38 (12.58%) Wireless

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 32 (10.60%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.95%) IIS
3 14 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.99%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) CMS
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Site Server
9 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 73 (24.17%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (8.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (5.96%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.33%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.29%) Office 365
3 7 (2.32%) SaaS
4 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) G Suite
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.22%) WAN
2 47 (15.56%) LAN
3 38 (12.58%) Wireless
4 35 (11.59%) DHCP
4 35 (11.59%) Firewall
5 31 (10.26%) DNS
5 31 (10.26%) Network Security
6 19 (6.29%) SNMP
7 17 (5.63%) MPLS
8 13 (4.30%) 802.11
9 12 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (3.97%) DPNSS
9 12 (3.97%) IPsec
9 12 (3.97%) QSIG
9 12 (3.97%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.64%) VPN
11 9 (2.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (2.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (2.65%) Intranet
12 8 (2.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (31.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (8.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.31%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.99%) DocumentDB
10 6 (1.99%) Power BI
10 6 (1.99%) RavenDB
11 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.99%) DB2
13 3 (0.99%) DTS
14 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.66%) OLAP
14 2 (0.66%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.97%) TeamCity
3 14 (4.64%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.64%) SpecFlow
5 10 (3.31%) JIRA
6 7 (2.32%) Selenium
7 3 (0.99%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.33%) gulp
9 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.33%) NUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.33%) tSQLt
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (22.52%) Finance
2 18 (5.96%) Retail
3 16 (5.30%) Advertising
4 9 (2.98%) Banking
4 9 (2.98%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.99%) Billing
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (32.12%) Developer
2 62 (20.53%) .NET Developer
3 51 (16.89%) Analyst
4 28 (9.27%) Support Analyst
5 23 (7.62%) Network Engineer
6 22 (7.28%) C# Developer
6 22 (7.28%) Software Developer
7 20 (6.62%) IT Support
8 19 (6.29%) Architect
9 18 (5.96%) Project Manager
10 16 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (5.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 15 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (4.97%) IT Manager
12 14 (4.64%) Messaging Developer
12 14 (4.64%) Microsoft Developer
13 13 (4.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (4.30%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (4.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (44.70%) .NET
2 89 (29.47%) ASP.NET
3 70 (23.18%) HTML
4 57 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 56 (18.54%) CSS
6 53 (17.55%) AngularJS
7 46 (15.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (13.58%) RESTful
9 36 (11.92%) Web Services
10 33 (10.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 32 (10.60%) HTML5
11 32 (10.60%) Node.js
12 30 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 28 (9.27%) XML
14 27 (8.94%) KnockoutJS
14 27 (8.94%) SOAP
15 25 (8.28%) .NET Framework
16 18 (5.96%) WPF
17 17 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
17 17 (5.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.32%) iPad
7 7 (2.32%) Tandem
8 6 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.99%) AS400
9 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.66%) PMI
10 2 (0.66%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) CCTV
11 1 (0.33%) CMDB
11 1 (0.33%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) PDA
11 1 (0.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 115 (38.08%) Windows
2 68 (22.52%) Windows Server
3 26 (8.61%) Windows 7
3 26 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (7.95%) Linux
5 22 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.63%) Windows XP
7 15 (4.97%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.31%) Solaris
8 10 (3.31%) Unix
8 10 (3.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.66%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.99%) Android
13 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (24.83%) MVC
3 50 (16.56%) TDD
4 38 (12.58%) OO
5 30 (9.93%) Web Application Development
6 28 (9.27%) Project Management
6 28 (9.27%) Scrum
7 25 (8.28%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (8.28%) Software Testing
8 22 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.29%) BDD
9 19 (6.29%) Kanban
9 19 (6.29%) Network Design
10 16 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (5.30%) Multithreading
11 15 (4.97%) DevOps
11 15 (4.97%) Line Management
12 14 (4.64%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (4.64%) CRM
13 13 (4.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.04%) C#
2 74 (24.50%) JavaScript
3 48 (15.89%) SQL
4 23 (7.62%) T-SQL
4 23 (7.62%) VB
5 21 (6.95%) VB.NET
6 19 (6.29%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.97%) PHP
8 14 (4.64%) F#
8 14 (4.64%) Ruby
9 11 (3.64%) Java
10 10 (3.31%) ECMAScript
11 7 (2.32%) VB6
11 7 (2.32%) VBScript
12 5 (1.66%) Python
12 5 (1.66%) VBA
13 3 (0.99%) C
13 3 (0.99%) C++
13 3 (0.99%) Delphi
13 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (12.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (9.93%) Degree
3 20 (6.62%) MCP
4 19 (6.29%) MCSE
5 17 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.31%) ISEB
7 9 (2.98%) CCNP
7 9 (2.98%) CCSE
7 9 (2.98%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.65%) CCNA
9 7 (2.32%) MCSA
10 5 (1.66%) MCSD
11 4 (1.32%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.99%) CISA
12 3 (0.99%) CISM
12 3 (0.99%) CISSP
12 3 (0.99%) MCITP
13 2 (0.66%) MCDST
13 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.95%) SLA
2 16 (5.30%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (14.90%) Active Directory
2 30 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (1.99%) Docker
6 6 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.32%) vSphere
7 4 (1.32%) XenApp
8 3 (0.99%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 14 (4.64%) Kibana
1 14 (4.64%) WSUS
2 8 (2.65%) SCCM
3 6 (1.99%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.33%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (14.57%) Cisco
1 44 (14.57%) VMware
2 30 (9.93%) CheckPoint
3 23 (7.62%) Mitel
4 19 (6.29%) Citrix
5 17 (5.63%) Apple
6 16 (5.30%) Oracle
7 11 (3.64%) HP
8 10 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.98%) Aruba
9 9 (2.98%) Blue Coat
9 9 (2.98%) F5
9 9 (2.98%) Forcepoint
9 9 (2.98%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.98%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.98%) Sourcefire
10 7 (2.32%) Facebook
10 7 (2.32%) Remedy
10 7 (2.32%) Riverbed
10 7 (2.32%) Siemens
Kent
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
EUROPA WORLDWIDE LTD.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sittingbourne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
IC Resources
Salary: Salary is negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, pension, health insurance
Posted: 17 days ago
Stansted
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stansted
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago