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 26 June 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
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 30.43% 12.68% 31.54%
As % of the Vendors category 52.50% 20.45% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 36
Median salary £38,500 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +61.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £73,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 40 44 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 57.97% 61.97% 63.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 77
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,425 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (29.09%) WAN
6 15 (27.27%) LAN
6 15 (27.27%) C#
6 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 15 (27.27%) Network Security
7 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
7 14 (25.45%) SLA
8 13 (23.64%) Cisco
9 12 (21.82%) .NET
10 11 (20.00%) Linux
10 11 (20.00%) Scrum
11 10 (18.18%) Wireless
11 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (16.36%) ISEB
12 9 (16.36%) CCNP
12 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
12 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
12 9 (16.36%) CRM
12 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
12 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
12 9 (16.36%) Change Management
12 9 (16.36%) Forcepoint
12 9 (16.36%) Finance
12 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
12 9 (16.36%) CCSE

Microsoft
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 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Site Server
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) WAN
2 15 (27.27%) LAN
2 15 (27.27%) Network Security
3 10 (18.18%) Wireless
4 9 (16.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (16.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (10.91%) Firewall
5 6 (10.91%) VPN
6 3 (5.45%) Internet
7 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.82%) BGP
8 1 (1.82%) DNS
8 1 (1.82%) DSL
8 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.82%) IGRP
8 1 (1.82%) MPLS
8 1 (1.82%) OSPF
8 1 (1.82%) SAN
8 1 (1.82%) SSL
8 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.73%) SpecFlow
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.82%) gulp
5 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Messaging Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Business Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (10.91%) MSMQ
4 6 (10.91%) Node.js
4 6 (10.91%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (10.91%) RESTful
4 6 (10.91%) WPF
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.64%) PMI
6 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
4 11 (20.00%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.82%) Android
10 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Scrum
3 9 (16.36%) Change Management
3 9 (16.36%) CRM
4 8 (14.55%) Kanban
4 8 (14.55%) MVC
4 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
4 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.73%) DevOps
5 7 (12.73%) Project Management
5 7 (12.73%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.09%) High Availability
7 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) F#
3 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.91%) Ruby
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) C
6 2 (3.64%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.36%) CCNP
2 9 (16.36%) CCSE
2 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) ISEB
2 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.91%) MCSA
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.09%) MCP
4 5 (9.09%) MCSD
4 5 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) SLA
2 6 (10.91%) QA
3 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.91%) Docker
3 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 6 (10.91%) Kibana
1 6 (10.91%) WSUS
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Cisco
2 9 (16.36%) Aruba
2 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
2 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
2 9 (16.36%) F5
2 9 (16.36%) Forcepoint
2 9 (16.36%) Fortinet
2 9 (16.36%) Palo Alto
2 9 (16.36%) Sourcefire
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
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