Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 2 14
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 7.97% 28.13% 14.94%
As % of the Vendors category 14.47% 56.25% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 33
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.81% +61.54%
10th Percentile £20,400 £29,700 £23,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,625 £87,500
Kent median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year +2.86% -8.50% +9.29%

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 76 80 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 55.07% 50.00% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 71
Maidstone median annual salary £41,312 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.61% -8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,625 £21,625 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) FMCG
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) 802.11
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Telnet
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) OWASP
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Aruba
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) ProCurve