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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 67 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 25 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.53% 4.73% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 13.95% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 35
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
265 337 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.82% 33.90% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 243 295 232
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +10 2 £33,500 -16.25%
Chatham -2 2 £23,750 +15.85%
West Malling -15 2 £42,500 -50.00%
Dartford - 2 £29,500 -
Rochester - 1 £31,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 40 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 38 (63.33%) MS Office
5 33 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (51.67%) MCSE
7 31 (51.67%) Firewall
8 30 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 29 (48.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 29 (48.33%) Exchange Server 2000
9 29 (48.33%) Cisco
10 28 (46.67%) CCNA
11 27 (45.00%) MCITP
12 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
13 24 (40.00%) Problem Management
14 20 (33.33%) Avaya
14 20 (33.33%) Apple
15 19 (31.67%) Blackberry
15 19 (31.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 19 (31.67%) Mac OS X
15 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
16 15 (25.00%) VMware
17 14 (23.33%) SLA
18 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
18 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
19 10 (16.67%) Office 365
20 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 29 (48.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 19 (31.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (11.67%) IIS
7 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (63.33%) MS Office
2 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.33%) DHCP
3 8 (13.33%) DNS
3 8 (13.33%) SAN
4 6 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.67%) HTTP
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.67%) LAN
6 1 (1.67%) SMTP
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (8.33%) Legal
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Support Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Server Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Server Support
3 19 (31.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (31.67%) Cisco Support
3 19 (31.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 19 (31.67%) Exchange Support
3 19 (31.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (31.67%) Windows Engineer
3 19 (31.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 18 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 18 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (28.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (28.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) CGI
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) CSS3
2 1 (1.67%) EDI
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML5
2 1 (1.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) SGML
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.67%) VRML
2 1 (1.67%) WCF
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.67%) iPhone
3 3 (5.00%) BYOD
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (48.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 19 (31.67%) Mac OS X
4 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (13.33%) Multithreading
2 8 (13.33%) OO
2 8 (13.33%) OOP
3 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.67%) SOA
7 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) Practice Management
7 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) Line Management
8 2 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (1.67%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.67%) SDLC
9 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.67%) Use Case
9 1 (1.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) C++
2 5 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (51.67%) MCSE
4 28 (46.67%) CCNA
5 27 (45.00%) MCITP
6 7 (11.67%) MCP
7 5 (8.33%) Degree
8 3 (5.00%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.33%) CCNP
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) SLA
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (11.67%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.00%) vCloud
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) Cisco
3 20 (33.33%) Apple
3 20 (33.33%) Avaya
4 15 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (11.67%) Citrix
5 7 (11.67%) WatchGuard
6 3 (5.00%) Dell
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (1.67%) Autodesk