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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 53 70 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 48 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.37% 2.75% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.63% 9.93% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 3
Average salary £30,000 £34,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.66% +39.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £20,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £52,500 £26,600
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
380 282 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.61% 27.70% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 346 257 233
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +2 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Dartford - 2 £42,500 -
Tonbridge -1 1 £30,000 +50.00%
West Malling - 1 £23,500 -
Rochester - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (82.22%) Microsoft
3 69 (76.67%) MS Exchange
4 60 (66.67%) MS Office
5 54 (60.00%) Firewall
6 51 (56.67%) Blackberry
7 50 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 50 (55.56%) CCNA
7 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (55.56%) MCSE
7 50 (55.56%) MCITP
7 50 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2000
7 50 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 47 (52.22%) Cisco
9 46 (51.11%) Apple
10 45 (50.00%) Problem Management
11 39 (43.33%) Mac OS X
11 39 (43.33%) Avaya
12 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
13 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
14 21 (23.33%) Windows XP
15 19 (21.11%) Office 365
15 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
16 18 (20.00%) VMware
16 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
16 18 (20.00%) Project Management
17 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 69 (76.67%) MS Exchange
2 50 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 50 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.89%) Apache
6 7 (7.78%) IIS
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.11%) FileNet
Applications
1 60 (66.67%) MS Office
2 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (60.00%) Firewall
2 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.00%) VPN
3 9 (10.00%) DNS
3 9 (10.00%) SMTP
4 7 (7.78%) DHCP
4 7 (7.78%) Wireless
4 7 (7.78%) SAN
4 7 (7.78%) DMZ
4 7 (7.78%) VLAN
4 7 (7.78%) IMAP
4 7 (7.78%) NAS
5 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (3.33%) HTTP
6 2 (2.22%) SSL
6 2 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.11%) VoIP
7 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.33%) ReSharper
1 3 (3.33%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
1 3 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (71.11%) Support Engineer
2 30 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (12.22%) Help Desk Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Service Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Help Desk Support
6 11 (12.22%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) SLA Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) MAPI
2 4 (4.44%) .NET
3 3 (3.33%) CSS
3 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.33%) Middleware
3 3 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.22%) SGML
4 2 (2.22%) VRML
4 2 (2.22%) JSON
4 2 (2.22%) WCF
4 2 (2.22%) HTML5
4 2 (2.22%) CSS3
4 2 (2.22%) CGI
4 2 (2.22%) SOAP
4 2 (2.22%) Web Services
4 2 (2.22%) XML
4 2 (2.22%) EDI
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 51 (56.67%) Blackberry
2 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.78%) PDA
4 7 (7.78%) iPhone
4 7 (7.78%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Tandem
5 1 (1.11%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 39 (43.33%) Mac OS X
4 21 (23.33%) Windows XP
5 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.33%) Mac OS
7 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (8.89%) Windows Vista
9 8 (8.89%) Android
10 7 (7.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 18 (20.00%) Project Management
3 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.00%) ITIL
5 8 (8.89%) Asset Management
5 8 (8.89%) ITIL V3
5 8 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (3.33%) Scrum
6 3 (3.33%) OOP
6 3 (3.33%) OO
6 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.33%) SDLC
7 2 (2.22%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.22%) Software Architecture
7 2 (2.22%) Data Privacy
8 1 (1.11%) Line Management
8 1 (1.11%) SOA
8 1 (1.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (3.33%) TypeScript
2 3 (3.33%) C#
2 3 (3.33%) C++
3 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (55.56%) MCSE
1 50 (55.56%) CCNA
1 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 50 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 50 (55.56%) MCITP
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.78%) vSphere
3 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 47 (52.22%) Cisco
3 46 (51.11%) Apple
4 39 (43.33%) Avaya
5 18 (20.00%) VMware
6 12 (13.33%) Citrix
7 7 (7.78%) Draytek
7 7 (7.78%) Veeam
7 7 (7.78%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.11%) Siebel
9 1 (1.11%) Genesys
9 1 (1.11%) Informatica
9 1 (1.11%) Remedy
9 1 (1.11%) Ektron
9 1 (1.11%) Apigee
9 1 (1.11%) Mashery
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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