The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 24 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 3.51% 11.43% 57.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £20,000 £35,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.26% +2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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 Folkestone region.

Operating Systems Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 3.51% 11.43% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £20,000 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.26% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Windows
Salary Trend in Folkestone

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

Windows Salary Trend in Folkestone

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) AIX
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
1 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
1 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) Apple
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (42.86%) OWASP
3 6 (42.86%) SIEM
3 6 (42.86%) LogRhythm
3 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (42.86%) CEH
3 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Tandem
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
1 7 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Junior Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Junior
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate
3 4 (28.57%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) IT Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Trainee
3 4 (28.57%) Security Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Release Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Tandem
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) AIX
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (42.86%) OWASP
1 6 (42.86%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Apple
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.14%) BMC