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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 22.89% 40.35% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.08% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 10
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £25,150 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,788 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
26 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 31.33% 40.35% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 10
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £26,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,875
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dartford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (45.71%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (42.86%) LAN
5 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
7 12 (34.29%) Cisco
7 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
7 12 (34.29%) Wireless
8 11 (31.43%) FastStats
9 10 (28.57%) Veeam
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (28.57%) Backup Exec
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (28.57%) VLAN
9 10 (28.57%) SAN
9 10 (28.57%) Citrix
9 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 10 (28.57%) ETL
9 10 (28.57%) ITIL
9 10 (28.57%) Neolane
10 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (25.71%) HP
10 9 (25.71%) ZABBIX
10 9 (25.71%) XenApp
10 9 (25.71%) ProCurve
11 8 (22.86%) Business Continuity

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (20.00%) IIS
5 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) FastStats
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) WAN
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) LAN
3 12 (34.29%) Wireless
4 10 (28.57%) VLAN
4 10 (28.57%) SAN
5 7 (20.00%) DNS
5 7 (20.00%) DHCP
6 6 (17.14%) SNMP
6 6 (17.14%) Network Security
7 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (17.14%) Security Specialist
2 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Network Specialist
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security Specialist
2 6 (17.14%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
1 3 (8.57%) WCF
1 3 (8.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Statistics
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
2 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
1 10 (28.57%) ETL
2 8 (22.86%) Business Continuity
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
4 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 3 (8.57%) OOD
7 2 (5.71%) UML
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Network Design
7 2 (5.71%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.86%) Network Management
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C
2 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
2 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
3 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CCNA
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCNP
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 9 (25.71%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Citrix
3 10 (28.57%) Veeam
3 10 (28.57%) Neolane
4 9 (25.71%) ProCurve
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
6 6 (17.14%) Mitel
6 6 (17.14%) Riverbed
7 5 (14.29%) ExactTarget
7 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (8.57%) Dell
9 1 (2.86%) Adobe
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (2.86%) McAfee
9 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.86%) Kaspersky
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