Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 26.55% 17.86% 12.90%
As % of the Vendors category 47.62% 41.24% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 17
Maidstone median annual salary £38,500 £57,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.04% +76.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £26,100 £28,450 £24,600
90th Percentile £62,250 £87,500 £52,500
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% +12.58% -5.63%

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 63 97 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 55.75% 43.30% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57 91 67
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £51,048
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) MCSA
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (26.67%) Firewall
7 7 (23.33%) LAN
7 7 (23.33%) WAN
7 7 (23.33%) VPN
7 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
7 7 (23.33%) Office 365
7 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.00%) SaaS
8 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 6 (20.00%) Network Security
8 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (16.67%) MCP
9 5 (16.67%) Python
9 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 7

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 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Office 365
3 6 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) VPN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) Skype
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) DHCP
7 1 (3.33%) DNS
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Deskside Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (10.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) LINQ
6 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) WF
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.00%) PMI
4 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) iPhone
5 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) High Availability
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) OO
2 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.33%) SOLID
2 4 (13.33%) TDD
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.67%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (6.67%) Presales
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSA
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) MCSD
4 4 (13.33%) MCSE
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCENT
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
7 1 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Apple
2 1 (3.33%) Avaya
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL