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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 68 55 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 37 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.44% 4.38% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.78% 12.32% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 38 21
Average salary £34,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average 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
314 341 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.18% 35.59% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 279 302 220
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 April 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 30 April 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 - 7 £29,500 - 1
West Malling -15 5 £43,750 -46.15%
Chatham -5 2 £23,750 +15.85%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £33,500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
3 52 (72.22%) MS Exchange
4 46 (63.89%) MS Office
5 42 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (58.33%) Firewall
6 41 (56.94%) Cisco
6 41 (56.94%) MCSE
6 41 (56.94%) Windows Server
7 37 (51.39%) Exchange Server 2000
7 37 (51.39%) CCNA
7 37 (51.39%) MCITP
7 37 (51.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 30 (41.67%) Apple
9 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
10 28 (38.89%) Avaya
10 28 (38.89%) Problem Management
11 27 (37.50%) Mac OS X
11 27 (37.50%) Blackberry
11 27 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
13 17 (23.61%) VMware
14 14 (19.44%) SLA
14 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
14 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (16.67%) Office 365
16 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (16.67%) MS Excel

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 52 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 37 (51.39%) Exchange Server 2000
3 27 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 7 (9.72%) IIS
7 7 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (9.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (63.89%) MS Office
2 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Office 365
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (58.33%) Firewall
2 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.89%) SAN
4 9 (12.50%) DHCP
4 9 (12.50%) DNS
5 4 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 2 (2.78%) SSL
7 2 (2.78%) VLAN
7 2 (2.78%) VoIP
7 2 (2.78%) WAN
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.39%) HTTP
8 1 (1.39%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.39%) SMTP
8 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.56%) Electronics
1 4 (5.56%) Legal
1 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Support Engineer
2 31 (43.06%) Server Engineer
3 30 (41.67%) Server Support
4 27 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (37.50%) Cisco Support
4 27 (37.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 27 (37.50%) Exchange Support
4 27 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
4 27 (37.50%) Windows Support Engineer
5 23 (31.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (30.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (30.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (30.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (30.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 22 (30.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 21 (29.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (29.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 21 (29.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 21 (29.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 21 (29.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.39%) CGI
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) CSS3
2 1 (1.39%) EDI
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) HTML5
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
2 1 (1.39%) SGML
2 1 (1.39%) SOAP
2 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.39%) VRML
2 1 (1.39%) WCF
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.94%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.17%) iPhone
4 2 (2.78%) BYOD
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (56.94%) Windows Server
3 37 (51.39%) Windows 2000 Server
4 27 (37.50%) Mac OS X
5 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Problem Management
2 9 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 9 (12.50%) OO
2 9 (12.50%) OOP
3 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.94%) ITIL
5 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.56%) SOA
7 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.78%) Line Management
8 2 (2.78%) Migration
8 2 (2.78%) Practice Management
9 1 (1.39%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.39%) CRM
9 1 (1.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 1 (1.39%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (1.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) C++
2 5 (6.94%) C#
2 5 (6.94%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (56.94%) MCSE
3 37 (51.39%) CCNA
3 37 (51.39%) MCITP
4 7 (9.72%) MCP
5 6 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CCNP
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.72%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (9.72%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.17%) vCloud
5 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.39%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (5.56%) SCOM
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
2 41 (56.94%) Cisco
3 30 (41.67%) Apple
4 28 (38.89%) Avaya
5 17 (23.61%) VMware
6 8 (11.11%) Citrix
6 8 (11.11%) WatchGuard
7 3 (4.17%) Dell
7 3 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (2.78%) Mitel
8 2 (2.78%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.39%) Google
9 1 (1.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.39%) Symantec
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