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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 78 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 29 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.49% 1.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.73% 5.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 0
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
375 268 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.22% 21.75% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 337 243 154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Stansted - 5 £22,500 -
Faversham - 4 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £21,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) MS Office
3 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 33 (78.57%) MS Exchange
5 32 (76.19%) Cisco
6 30 (71.43%) Firewall
7 28 (66.67%) Apple
8 26 (61.90%) MCSE
8 26 (61.90%) CCNA
8 26 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (59.52%) Blackberry
10 24 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 23 (54.76%) Avaya
12 22 (52.38%) MCITP
13 21 (50.00%) Problem Management
13 21 (50.00%) Mac OS X
14 19 (45.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
16 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
16 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2000
17 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
18 11 (26.19%) Wireless
18 11 (26.19%) VPN
19 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
19 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
20 9 (21.43%) iPhone

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 24 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (85.71%) MS Office
2 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) Wireless
2 11 (26.19%) VPN
3 9 (21.43%) DNS
3 9 (21.43%) VLAN
3 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (19.05%) DHCP
4 8 (19.05%) SAN
5 6 (14.29%) ADSL
6 5 (11.90%) SMTP
6 5 (11.90%) DMZ
6 5 (11.90%) IMAP
7 4 (9.52%) WLAN
8 3 (7.14%) WAN
8 3 (7.14%) LAN
9 2 (4.76%) VoIP
10 1 (2.38%) PSTN
10 1 (2.38%) ISDN
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Support Engineer
2 17 (40.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (30.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Support
5 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) MAPI
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Blackberry
2 9 (21.43%) iPhone
3 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.90%) PDA
5 4 (9.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 19 (45.24%) Windows 2000 Server
4 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
5 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
7 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (23.81%) Windows Vista
8 5 (11.90%) Android
8 5 (11.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.38%) People Management
4 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.38%) Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) CRM
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) CCNA
1 26 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (61.90%) MCSE
2 22 (52.38%) MCITP
3 4 (9.52%) CCNP
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
5 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (76.19%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) Apple
4 23 (54.76%) Avaya
5 9 (21.43%) VMware
6 5 (11.90%) Draytek
6 5 (11.90%) Symantec
7 4 (9.52%) Citrix
7 4 (9.52%) AirMagnet
8 2 (4.76%) Clearswift
8 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Mercator
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