The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 36 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.30% 3.36% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 9.67% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 23
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Windows 8
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
330 362 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.25% 34.74% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 285 315 237
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Kent region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Kent

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Kent

Windows 8
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 6 £42,500 -
West Malling -8 5 £45,000 -41.93%
Tunbridge Wells +2 3 £21,500 -
Chatham -7 2 £22,000 +4.76%
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 57 (71.25%) MS Exchange
4 56 (70.00%) Firewall
5 53 (66.25%) Cisco
5 53 (66.25%) Windows Server
6 49 (61.25%) MS Office
7 48 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (58.75%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (56.25%) MCSE
9 45 (56.25%) MCITP
10 44 (55.00%) Apple
10 44 (55.00%) Blackberry
10 44 (55.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 43 (53.75%) Avaya
11 43 (53.75%) CCNA
11 43 (53.75%) Exchange Server 2000
11 43 (53.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 42 (52.50%) Mac OS X
13 26 (32.50%) Problem Management
14 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
15 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
16 15 (18.75%) Windows 7
17 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
18 12 (15.00%) VMware
19 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
19 11 (13.75%) OOP
19 11 (13.75%) OO
19 11 (13.75%) C++
19 11 (13.75%) Middleware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (71.25%) MS Exchange
2 44 (55.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 43 (53.75%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (7.50%) Skype for Business
7 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (5.00%) IIS
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (61.25%) MS Office
2 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) SaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (70.00%) Firewall
2 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 6 (7.50%) SAN
5 5 (6.25%) DHCP
6 4 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.75%) Wireless
8 2 (2.50%) LAN
8 2 (2.50%) SSL
8 2 (2.50%) VoIP
8 2 (2.50%) WAN
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.25%) HTTP
9 1 (1.25%) Internet
9 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.25%) SMTP
9 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.00%) Electronics
1 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (66.25%) Support Engineer
2 47 (58.75%) Exchange Support
3 44 (55.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 42 (52.50%) Server Support
5 39 (48.75%) Windows Engineer
5 39 (48.75%) Windows Support Engineer
6 30 (37.50%) Cisco Support
7 29 (36.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 26 (32.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (32.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 25 (31.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 25 (31.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 24 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
10 24 (30.00%) Windows Server Support
11 15 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 15 (18.75%) IT Support
11 15 (18.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.25%) CGI
2 1 (1.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) CSS3
2 1 (1.25%) EDI
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) HTML5
2 1 (1.25%) JSON
2 1 (1.25%) SGML
2 1 (1.25%) SOAP
2 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.25%) VRML
2 1 (1.25%) WCF
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) iPhone
4 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (66.25%) Windows Server
3 43 (53.75%) Windows 2000 Server
4 42 (52.50%) Mac OS X
5 15 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
7 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Problem Management
2 11 (13.75%) Multithreading
2 11 (13.75%) OO
2 11 (13.75%) OOP
2 11 (13.75%) Presales
3 10 (12.50%) Project Management
4 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.50%) SOA
9 1 (1.25%) CRM
9 1 (1.25%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.25%) Migration
9 1 (1.25%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) C++
2 6 (7.50%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (58.75%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (56.25%) MCITP
3 45 (56.25%) MCSE
4 43 (53.75%) CCNA
5 8 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (5.00%) A+ Certification
6 4 (5.00%) MCP
7 3 (3.75%) MCSA
8 2 (2.50%) CCNP
8 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 4 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (5.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.50%) vCloud
7 1 (1.25%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (66.25%) Cisco
3 44 (55.00%) Apple
4 43 (53.75%) Avaya
5 12 (15.00%) VMware
6 8 (10.00%) Citrix
7 5 (6.25%) WatchGuard
8 4 (5.00%) HP
9 3 (3.75%) Dell
10 2 (2.50%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.50%) Veeam
11 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.25%) Google
11 1 (1.25%) Remedy
11 1 (1.25%) Sophos
11 1 (1.25%) Symantec
Sevenoaks
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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