The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 50 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 50 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.50% 0.38% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.67% 1.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 49 3 0
Average salary £40,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
319 262 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.71% 24.72% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 288 221 178
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows 8
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Maidstone - 12 £45,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 3 £42,500 -
West Malling - 2 £75,600 -
Chatham - 1 £35,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (67.95%) Microsoft
3 48 (61.54%) MS Office
4 45 (57.69%) MS Exchange
5 40 (51.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (47.44%) MCSE
6 37 (47.44%) MCITP
7 36 (46.15%) CCNA
7 36 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2000
8 31 (39.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 30 (38.46%) Problem Management
9 30 (38.46%) Blackberry
9 30 (38.46%) Cisco
10 28 (35.90%) Firewall
11 26 (33.33%) Mac OS X
12 25 (32.05%) Apple
12 25 (32.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 24 (30.77%) Avaya
14 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
15 20 (25.64%) .NET
15 20 (25.64%) C#
16 19 (24.36%) Windows 7
17 18 (23.08%) Degree
17 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
18 15 (19.23%) HTML
18 15 (19.23%) CSS
19 14 (17.95%) VB
20 13 (16.67%) Windows XP
21 12 (15.38%) JavaScript

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 31 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2000
3 25 (32.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.56%) CMS
8 2 (2.56%) Drupal
9 1 (1.28%) Node.js
9 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (61.54%) MS Office
2 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.90%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) HTTP
2 6 (7.69%) Wireless
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.41%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) WAN
4 4 (5.13%) DNS
4 4 (5.13%) SAN
5 3 (3.85%) VPN
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) ADSL
6 2 (2.56%) Broadband
6 2 (2.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.28%) PSTN
7 1 (1.28%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.56%) SQLite
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Xcode
2 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.69%) Fiddler
3 6 (7.69%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Analyst
2 19 (24.36%) Support Engineer
3 18 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (14.10%) Consultant
6 10 (12.82%) Architect
6 10 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (11.54%) IT Support
7 9 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (10.26%) Technical Architect
8 8 (10.26%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Team Leader
10 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (6.41%) SLA Analyst
11 5 (6.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) HTML
2 15 (19.23%) CSS
3 10 (12.82%) Web Services
3 10 (12.82%) Cocoa
3 10 (12.82%) WCF
3 10 (12.82%) Cocoa Touch
4 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.56%) XML
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.56%) HTML5
6 2 (2.56%) jQuery
7 1 (1.28%) JSON
7 1 (1.28%) Spring
7 1 (1.28%) Middleware
7 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 12 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) NHS
6 2 (2.56%) AS400
6 2 (2.56%) SystemC
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Physics
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows 2000 Server
3 26 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 19 (24.36%) Windows 7
5 13 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (14.10%) Apple iOS
6 11 (14.10%) Android
6 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.82%) Windows Phone
8 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.13%) Linux
11 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 12 (15.38%) MVC
3 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
3 11 (14.10%) OOP
3 11 (14.10%) OO
4 10 (12.82%) iOS Development
5 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.69%) SOA
5 6 (7.69%) Workflow
5 6 (7.69%) Use Case
5 6 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (7.69%) Network Design
6 4 (5.13%) CRM
7 3 (3.85%) Logistics
7 3 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.56%) Data Privacy
8 2 (2.56%) Product Management
8 2 (2.56%) Matrix Management
9 1 (1.28%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) C#
2 14 (17.95%) VB
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) C++
5 10 (12.82%) Objective-C
5 10 (12.82%) XAML
6 9 (11.54%) SQL
7 6 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.85%) C
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.56%) VBScript
10 2 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (47.44%) MCSE
2 37 (47.44%) MCITP
3 36 (46.15%) CCNA
3 36 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (23.08%) Degree
5 5 (6.41%) MCP
6 3 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.85%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.56%) MCSA
8 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.46%) Cisco
3 25 (32.05%) Apple
4 24 (30.77%) Avaya
5 10 (12.82%) Xamarin
6 4 (5.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Ektron
7 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.28%) Brocade
8 1 (1.28%) McAfee
8 1 (1.28%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
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