The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dartford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 25.00% 43.40% 24.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 13
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £25,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 33.33% 43.40% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 13
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,088
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Kent

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 31 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dartford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (58.82%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (44.12%) LAN
3 15 (44.12%) WAN
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) Wireless
7 9 (26.47%) Citrix
7 9 (26.47%) SAN
7 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (26.47%) Veeam
7 9 (26.47%) FastStats
7 9 (26.47%) Backup Exec
7 9 (26.47%) VLAN
7 9 (26.47%) Neolane
8 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity
8 8 (23.53%) ZABBIX
8 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (23.53%) XenApp
8 8 (23.53%) ProCurve
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (23.53%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) FastStats
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) LAN
1 15 (44.12%) WAN
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Wireless
3 9 (26.47%) SAN
3 9 (26.47%) VLAN
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 6 (17.65%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) SNMP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Security Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) WCF
1 4 (11.76%) WPF
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Statistics
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity
2 8 (23.53%) OO
2 8 (23.53%) ETL
3 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
4 4 (11.76%) OOD
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.88%) UML
5 2 (5.88%) Image Processing
5 2 (5.88%) Web Development
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) C
2 4 (11.76%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++
3 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (20.59%) CCNA
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (23.53%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Backup Exec
2 8 (23.53%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 9 (26.47%) Veeam
4 9 (26.47%) Neolane
5 8 (23.53%) ProCurve
5 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 8 (23.53%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) Mitel
6 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
7 5 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (14.71%) ExactTarget
8 3 (8.82%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) McAfee
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