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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 55 50 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 45 58 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.11% 5.02% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.64% 18.24% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 4
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +48.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £65,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
356 318 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.51% 27.53% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 307 285 258
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 4 £30,000 -
Maidstone -7 2 £35,000 -22.22%
West Malling +6 1 £85,000 +12.43% 1
Tunbridge Wells -22 1 £40,000 +190.90%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (81.40%) MS Exchange
2 70 (81.40%) Microsoft
3 65 (75.58%) MS Office
4 50 (58.14%) Firewall
5 48 (55.81%) Problem Management
5 48 (55.81%) Blackberry
6 47 (54.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 47 (54.65%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (54.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (54.65%) CCNA
6 47 (54.65%) MCSE
7 46 (53.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 46 (53.49%) MCITP
7 46 (53.49%) Exchange Server 2000
8 43 (50.00%) Apple
8 43 (50.00%) Cisco
9 33 (38.37%) Avaya
10 32 (37.21%) Mac OS X
10 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
11 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
11 25 (29.07%) Windows XP
12 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
12 21 (24.42%) VMware
13 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
13 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
15 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (19.77%) SLA
15 17 (19.77%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 70 (81.40%) MS Exchange
2 47 (54.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 46 (53.49%) Exchange Server 2000
4 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (11.63%) IIS
7 10 (11.63%) Apache
8 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 65 (75.58%) MS Office
2 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Office 365
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (58.14%) Firewall
2 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 16 (18.60%) SMTP
4 12 (13.95%) VPN
4 12 (13.95%) DNS
4 12 (13.95%) Wireless
4 12 (13.95%) VLAN
4 12 (13.95%) IMAP
5 11 (12.79%) DMZ
5 11 (12.79%) DHCP
6 10 (11.63%) SAN
7 9 (10.47%) NAS
7 9 (10.47%) HTTP
8 5 (5.81%) SSL
8 5 (5.81%) Internet
9 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.33%) ADSL
10 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
1 9 (10.47%) ReSharper
1 9 (10.47%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) Support Engineer
2 26 (30.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (29.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (20.93%) Help Desk Support
4 18 (20.93%) Help Desk Analyst
4 18 (20.93%) Analyst
4 18 (20.93%) Support Analyst
5 16 (18.60%) 1st Line Support
5 16 (18.60%) Service Analyst
5 16 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (18.60%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 15 (17.44%) SLA Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) Systems Support Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Systems Support
7 11 (12.79%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) MAPI
1 11 (12.79%) .NET
2 9 (10.47%) CSS
2 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
2 9 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (10.47%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) SOAP
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
3 5 (5.81%) XML
3 5 (5.81%) EDI
3 5 (5.81%) CGI
3 5 (5.81%) SGML
3 5 (5.81%) VRML
3 5 (5.81%) JSON
3 5 (5.81%) WCF
3 5 (5.81%) HTML5
3 5 (5.81%) CSS3
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 48 (55.81%) Blackberry
2 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.95%) iPhone
4 11 (12.79%) PDA
5 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
6 9 (10.47%) Replication
7 3 (3.49%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.16%) Clustering
8 1 (1.16%) Tandem
8 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.16%) Handset
8 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (53.49%) Windows 2000 Server
3 32 (37.21%) Mac OS X
4 25 (29.07%) Windows XP
5 17 (19.77%) Windows 7
5 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (18.60%) Mac OS
6 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (13.95%) Windows Vista
8 12 (13.95%) Android
9 11 (12.79%) Linux
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) Problem Management
2 10 (11.63%) Project Management
3 9 (10.47%) Scrum
3 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
3 9 (10.47%) SDLC
3 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.81%) Data Privacy
4 5 (5.81%) Software Architecture
4 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
5 4 (4.65%) SOA
6 1 (1.16%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.16%) Migration
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL
6 1 (1.16%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.16%) Network Management
6 1 (1.16%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) C#
2 9 (10.47%) VB.NET
2 9 (10.47%) TypeScript
3 6 (6.98%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (54.65%) CCNA
1 47 (54.65%) Cisco Certification
1 47 (54.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 47 (54.65%) MCSE
2 46 (53.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.12%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.47%) vSphere
4 9 (10.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.16%) MDaemon
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (50.00%) Cisco
2 43 (50.00%) Apple
3 33 (38.37%) Avaya
4 21 (24.42%) VMware
5 12 (13.95%) Symantec
6 11 (12.79%) Citrix
6 11 (12.79%) Draytek
7 9 (10.47%) Veeam
8 1 (1.16%) Ektron
8 1 (1.16%) Apigee
8 1 (1.16%) Mashery
8 1 (1.16%) McAfee
8 1 (1.16%) Genesys
8 1 (1.16%) Informatica
8 1 (1.16%) Nokia
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle
8 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.16%) Siebel
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Sittingbourne
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago