The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 4 16 2
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 30.43% 11.59% 35.96%
As % of the Vendors category 60.34% 36.36% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 26
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 Maidstone.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 58 22 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 50.43% 31.88% 74.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 59
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Maidstone

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Maidstone over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Maidstone

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 32 (45.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (41.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (40.00%) C#
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
5 25 (35.71%) .NET
5 25 (35.71%) MS Office
6 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
7 21 (30.00%) MVC
7 21 (30.00%) Finance
8 20 (28.57%) Windows
8 20 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 19 (27.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (27.14%) Kanban
9 19 (27.14%) OO
9 19 (27.14%) TDD
10 18 (25.71%) WPF
10 18 (25.71%) Degree
10 18 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (25.71%) RESTful
10 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 17 (24.29%) Kibana
11 17 (24.29%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (24.29%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (24.29%) Web Application Development
11 17 (24.29%) TeamCity
11 17 (24.29%) MongoDB

Microsoft
Top Related 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 17 (24.29%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Site Server
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (45.71%) MS Excel
2 25 (35.71%) MS Office
3 15 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Network Security
1 8 (11.43%) WAN
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
3 6 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (8.57%) Wireless
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) Internet
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) BGP
6 1 (1.43%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) DNS
6 1 (1.43%) DSL
6 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.43%) IGRP
6 1 (1.43%) MPLS
6 1 (1.43%) OSPF
6 1 (1.43%) SMTP
6 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (24.29%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.43%) Big Data
8 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.43%) Power BI
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.57%) SpecFlow
2 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.43%) gulp
3 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.43%) Moq
3 1 (1.43%) NUnit
3 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Messaging Developer
4 14 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.43%) IT Manager
5 8 (11.43%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Escalation Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (5.71%) Business Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Business Project Manager
10 3 (4.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.29%) Administrator
10 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) IT Support
10 3 (4.29%) Server Support
10 3 (4.29%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 20 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (27.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (25.71%) RESTful
5 18 (25.71%) WPF
6 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 17 (24.29%) KnockoutJS
6 17 (24.29%) MSMQ
6 17 (24.29%) Node.js
6 17 (24.29%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (7.14%) CSS
8 4 (5.71%) HTML
9 3 (4.29%) HTML5
9 3 (4.29%) jQuery
9 3 (4.29%) XML
10 2 (2.86%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) PMI
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.29%) Linux
4 9 (12.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) MVC
3 19 (27.14%) Kanban
3 19 (27.14%) OO
3 19 (27.14%) TDD
4 18 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (24.29%) Multithreading
5 17 (24.29%) Web Application Development
6 15 (21.43%) Project Management
7 12 (17.14%) Line Management
8 9 (12.86%) CRM
9 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.43%) Scrum
10 7 (10.00%) Change Management
10 7 (10.00%) DevOps
11 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) C#
2 17 (24.29%) F#
2 17 (24.29%) Ruby
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) CCNP
2 6 (8.57%) CCSE
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.57%) ISEB
2 6 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.43%) HND
4 1 (1.43%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCSD
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
1 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (24.29%) Kibana
1 17 (24.29%) WSUS
2 1 (1.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Cisco
2 6 (8.57%) Aruba
2 6 (8.57%) Blue Coat
2 6 (8.57%) CheckPoint
2 6 (8.57%) F5
2 6 (8.57%) Forcepoint
2 6 (8.57%) Fortinet
2 6 (8.57%) Palo Alto
2 6 (8.57%) Sourcefire
3 4 (5.71%) VMware
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago