The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 11.59% - 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone.

Academic & Professional Certification
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26 31 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 37.68% 43.06% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 7
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +107.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Maidstone

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 10 (100.00%) MCSA
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) High Availability
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
4 5 (50.00%) MCSD
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) SLA
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSA
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) MCSD
4 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (10.00%) VMware