Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 4 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 17.43% 24.19% 18.86%
As % of the Vendors category 29.69% 45.45% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 48
Maidstone median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -30.43% +64.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,100 £28,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,250 £76,125
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +10.39%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Maidstone.

All Vendors
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 64 66 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 58.72% 53.23% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61 60 90
Maidstone median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,425 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £61,250
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

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 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 9 (47.37%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) Advertising
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Microservices
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) IIS
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (15.79%) SOLID
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (15.79%) C
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) git-flow
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (26.32%) Advertising
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.26%) OAuth
7 1 (5.26%) OpenID
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Microservices
3 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) OpenUP
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) SOLID
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) OWASP
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow