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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 62 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 44 40 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.46% 3.45% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.17% 14.39% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 4
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £75,000 £35,000
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
334 278 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.84% 23.99% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 291 232 251
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Chatham - 2 £20,500 -
West Malling +7 1 £85,000 +71.54% 1
Maidstone +6 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Tunbridge Wells -19 1 £40,000 +190.90%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 65 (79.27%) MS Exchange
4 58 (70.73%) MS Office
5 49 (59.76%) Firewall
6 46 (56.10%) Blackberry
7 45 (54.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 42 (51.22%) Cisco
9 41 (50.00%) Apple
10 39 (47.56%) Problem Management
11 37 (45.12%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (45.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (45.12%) CCNA
11 37 (45.12%) MCSE
11 37 (45.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 36 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2000
12 36 (43.90%) MCITP
13 32 (39.02%) MS Excel
14 30 (36.59%) Windows XP
15 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
16 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
17 26 (31.71%) Avaya
17 26 (31.71%) VMware
17 26 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (30.49%) Mac OS X
18 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
19 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2003
20 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
21 21 (25.61%) SMTP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (79.27%) MS Exchange
2 45 (54.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 36 (43.90%) Exchange Server 2000
4 23 (28.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (12.20%) Apache
7 10 (12.20%) IIS
8 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.22%) FileNet
9 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (70.73%) MS Office
2 32 (39.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Office 365
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.76%) Firewall
2 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
3 21 (25.61%) SMTP
4 17 (20.73%) VPN
4 17 (20.73%) DNS
4 17 (20.73%) IMAP
4 17 (20.73%) VLAN
4 17 (20.73%) Wireless
5 16 (19.51%) DMZ
5 16 (19.51%) DHCP
6 10 (12.20%) SAN
7 9 (10.98%) HTTP
7 9 (10.98%) NAS
8 7 (8.54%) ADSL
9 5 (6.10%) SSL
9 5 (6.10%) Internet
10 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.98%) Fiddler
2 9 (10.98%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.22%) MSI
3 1 (1.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Support Engineer
2 25 (30.49%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (29.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (19.51%) Systems Support
4 16 (19.51%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (19.51%) Systems Support Engineer
5 15 (18.29%) Help Desk Support
5 15 (18.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 15 (18.29%) Support Analyst
5 15 (18.29%) Analyst
6 13 (15.85%) 1st Line Support
6 13 (15.85%) Service Analyst
6 13 (15.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (15.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 12 (14.63%) SLA Analyst
8 9 (10.98%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Head of Architecture
10 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) MAPI
2 12 (14.63%) .NET
3 10 (12.20%) HTML
4 9 (10.98%) CSS
4 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
4 9 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.10%) CSS3
5 5 (6.10%) HTML5
5 5 (6.10%) SOAP
5 5 (6.10%) Web Services
5 5 (6.10%) XML
5 5 (6.10%) EDI
5 5 (6.10%) CGI
5 5 (6.10%) SGML
5 5 (6.10%) JSON
5 5 (6.10%) WCF
5 5 (6.10%) VRML
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 46 (56.10%) Blackberry
2 26 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (20.73%) iPhone
4 16 (19.51%) PDA
5 9 (10.98%) Replication
6 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.66%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.22%) Tandem
8 1 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) Handset
8 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (45.12%) Windows 2000 Server
3 30 (36.59%) Windows XP
4 25 (30.49%) Mac OS X
5 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
6 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (20.73%) Android
8 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (20.73%) Windows Vista
9 16 (19.51%) Linux
9 16 (19.51%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Problem Management
2 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.98%) Scrum
2 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
2 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (6.10%) Software Architecture
3 5 (6.10%) Data Privacy
3 5 (6.10%) Project Management
3 5 (6.10%) Project Planning
4 4 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (1.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.22%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.22%) Workflow
6 1 (1.22%) Migration
6 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.22%) Line Management
6 1 (1.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) C#
2 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
2 9 (10.98%) TypeScript
3 7 (8.54%) SQL
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (45.12%) Cisco Certification
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 37 (45.12%) CCNA
1 37 (45.12%) MCSE
2 36 (43.90%) MCITP
3 1 (1.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.98%) vSphere
4 9 (10.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.22%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 42 (51.22%) Cisco
3 41 (50.00%) Apple
4 26 (31.71%) Avaya
4 26 (31.71%) VMware
5 17 (20.73%) Symantec
6 16 (19.51%) Draytek
7 11 (13.41%) Citrix
8 9 (10.98%) Veeam
9 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle
9 1 (1.22%) Siebel
9 1 (1.22%) Mercator
9 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.22%) Informatica
9 1 (1.22%) Nokia
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) Genesys
9 1 (1.22%) McAfee
9 1 (1.22%) Apigee
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