The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Kent / West Malling
Rank 16 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 13.92% 35.80% 30.00%
As % of the Vendors category 45.83% 64.44% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 3
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -38.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 West Malling.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Malling
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 24 45 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Malling 30.38% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 5
Median salary £45,000 £46,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.74% -33.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Malling 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 West Malling

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in West Malling

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in West Malling over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in West Malling

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Malling region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) HTML
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (64.29%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) MVC
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) RESTful
5 12 (42.86%) SDLC
5 12 (42.86%) TDD
6 11 (39.29%) CSS3
6 11 (39.29%) HTML5
6 11 (39.29%) SOLID
7 9 (32.14%) C#
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (21.43%) REST
10 6 (21.43%) WCF
10 6 (21.43%) SOAP
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (14.29%) JSON
12 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.29%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
12 4 (14.29%) EDI

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) ADSL
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Lead .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Lead Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery Coordinator
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 18 (64.29%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) RESTful
4 11 (39.29%) CSS3
4 11 (39.29%) HTML5
5 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (21.43%) REST
6 6 (21.43%) SOAP
6 6 (21.43%) WCF
7 4 (14.29%) EDI
7 4 (14.29%) JSON
7 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) WinForms
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (53.57%) MVC
2 12 (42.86%) SDLC
2 12 (42.86%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) SOLID
4 2 (7.14%) BCP
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) OOP
4 2 (7.14%) Presales
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MCITP
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
2 2 (7.14%) Nimsoft
2 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle