The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 60.47% 29.03% 48.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.30% 75.00% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 16
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Operating Systems Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 62.79% 38.71% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 19
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,600 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Windows
Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Dartford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Dartford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dartford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 23 (45.10%) OO
2 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
2 20 (39.22%) Degree
3 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) C#
4 18 (35.29%) C++
4 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 16 (31.37%) ISO 9001
6 15 (29.41%) WCF
6 15 (29.41%) WPF
7 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
8 12 (23.53%) OOD
9 11 (21.57%) OOP
9 11 (21.57%) Cisco
9 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
10 10 (19.61%) Windows 8
10 10 (19.61%) .NET
10 10 (19.61%) Linux
10 10 (19.61%) VMware
10 10 (19.61%) Middleware
11 9 (17.65%) LAN
11 9 (17.65%) WAN
11 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (13.73%) Image Processing
12 7 (13.73%) UML
12 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) Electronics
12 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
13 6 (11.76%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.65%) LAN
2 9 (17.65%) WAN
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) IPv4
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
General
1 7 (13.73%) Electronics
1 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 6 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded Developer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) WCF
1 15 (29.41%) WPF
2 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows 8
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) OO
2 18 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
4 12 (23.53%) OOD
5 11 (21.57%) OOP
6 7 (13.73%) Image Processing
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL
6 7 (13.73%) UML
7 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.76%) Release Management
8 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) C++
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C
5 1 (1.96%) ANSI C
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) MCP
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.80%) MCSE
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) CCENT
5 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) MCITP
5 3 (5.88%) MCSA
5 3 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Cisco
3 10 (19.61%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) NEC