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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 79 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.24% 0.094% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
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
256 246 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.45% 23.16% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 233 215 165
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Chatham - 1 £21,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £34,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (71.64%) Microsoft
3 44 (65.67%) MS Office
4 39 (58.21%) MS Exchange
5 35 (52.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (49.25%) MCSE
7 32 (47.76%) MCITP
8 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (46.27%) CCNA
9 27 (40.30%) Exchange Server 2000
9 27 (40.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 26 (38.81%) Problem Management
11 24 (35.82%) Firewall
11 24 (35.82%) Cisco
12 23 (34.33%) Blackberry
13 22 (32.84%) Mac OS X
14 21 (31.34%) Apple
14 21 (31.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
15 20 (29.85%) Avaya
16 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
17 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
18 16 (23.88%) C#
18 16 (23.88%) Degree
19 15 (22.39%) .NET
20 12 (17.91%) VB
21 11 (16.42%) CSS
22 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
22 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
22 10 (14.93%) C++

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 39 (58.21%) MS Exchange
2 27 (40.30%) Exchange Server 2000
3 21 (31.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.49%) Node.js
9 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (65.67%) MS Office
2 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) HTTP
3 5 (7.46%) LAN
3 5 (7.46%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) Wireless
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.97%) DNS
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) DHCP
5 3 (4.48%) ADSL
5 3 (4.48%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) Broadband
6 2 (2.99%) VoIP
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.49%) ISDN
7 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.49%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Xcode
1 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) Fiddler
2 6 (8.96%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Support Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (16.42%) Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) Architect
5 10 (14.93%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (13.43%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (11.94%) Technical Architect
7 8 (11.94%) IT Support
8 7 (10.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (7.46%) SLA Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) CSS
3 10 (14.93%) HTML
4 8 (11.94%) Cocoa
4 8 (11.94%) Web Services
4 8 (11.94%) WCF
4 8 (11.94%) Cocoa Touch
5 6 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.49%) J2EE
6 1 (1.49%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) XSLT
6 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.94%) User Experience
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) NHS
5 2 (2.99%) AS400
6 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Physics
6 1 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows 2000 Server
3 22 (32.84%) Mac OS X
4 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
6 8 (11.94%) Android
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Phone
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Problem Management
2 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
3 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) MVC
3 8 (11.94%) OOP
3 8 (11.94%) OO
3 8 (11.94%) iOS Development
4 6 (8.96%) Workflow
4 6 (8.96%) Network Design
4 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
4 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.96%) SOA
4 6 (8.96%) Use Case
5 4 (5.97%) CRM
5 4 (5.97%) Coaching
6 3 (4.48%) Logistics
7 2 (2.99%) Network Management
7 2 (2.99%) Data Privacy
7 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.49%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) C#
2 12 (17.91%) VB
3 10 (14.93%) C++
4 8 (11.94%) Objective-C
4 8 (11.94%) XAML
4 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.46%) SQL
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) VBScript
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (49.25%) MCSE
3 32 (47.76%) MCITP
4 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (46.27%) CCNA
5 16 (23.88%) Degree
6 4 (5.97%) MCP
7 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 48 (71.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.82%) Cisco
3 21 (31.34%) Apple
4 20 (29.85%) Avaya
5 8 (11.94%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.48%) VMware
7 2 (2.99%) Lotus
7 2 (2.99%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix
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