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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 63 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 34 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.31% 0.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.89% 1.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 34 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.82%
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
286 269 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.88% 24.23% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 260 234 184
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Maidstone - 9 £45,000 -
Chatham - 2 £28,250 -
Tonbridge - 1 £20,000 -
West Malling - 1 £75,600 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 44 (61.11%) MS Office
4 40 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (45.83%) MCSE
7 32 (44.44%) MCITP
8 31 (43.06%) CCNA
8 31 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
9 27 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 26 (36.11%) Problem Management
10 26 (36.11%) Blackberry
10 26 (36.11%) Cisco
11 24 (33.33%) Firewall
12 22 (30.56%) Mac OS X
13 21 (29.17%) Apple
13 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
13 21 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 20 (27.78%) Avaya
14 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
15 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
15 18 (25.00%) C#
16 17 (23.61%) .NET
17 16 (22.22%) Degree
18 12 (16.67%) VB
18 12 (16.67%) HTML
18 12 (16.67%) CSS
18 12 (16.67%) Windows XP
19 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
3 21 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.39%) Drupal
9 1 (1.39%) Lync
9 1 (1.39%) Node.js
9 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (61.11%) MS Office
2 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (8.33%) HTTP
3 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.94%) WAN
3 5 (6.94%) LAN
3 5 (6.94%) Wireless
4 4 (5.56%) DNS
4 4 (5.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.17%) ADSL
5 3 (4.17%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (2.78%) Broadband
6 2 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.39%) ISDN
7 1 (1.39%) PSTN
7 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 8 (11.11%) Xcode
2 6 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 6 (8.33%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Law
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Support Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (15.28%) Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Architect
5 10 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (12.50%) IT Support
7 8 (11.11%) Technical Architect
8 7 (9.72%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (9.72%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
10 5 (6.94%) SLA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) HTML
2 12 (16.67%) CSS
3 8 (11.11%) Web Services
3 8 (11.11%) WCF
3 8 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (11.11%) Cocoa
4 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.78%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.39%) J2EE
6 1 (1.39%) XSLT
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.39%) HTML5
6 1 (1.39%) Spring
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) NHS
6 2 (2.78%) AS400
7 1 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 22 (30.56%) Mac OS X
4 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (12.50%) Android
7 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 8 (11.11%) Windows Phone
8 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 3 (4.17%) Linux
11 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Problem Management
2 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.50%) OOP
3 9 (12.50%) OO
3 9 (12.50%) MVC
4 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 6 (8.33%) Use Case
5 6 (8.33%) Workflow
5 6 (8.33%) Network Design
5 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (4.17%) Logistics
8 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.78%) Data Privacy
8 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.78%) Network Management
9 1 (1.39%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) C#
2 12 (16.67%) VB
3 10 (13.89%) C++
4 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.11%) XAML
5 8 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 6 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.78%) Java
8 2 (2.78%) VBScript
8 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (45.83%) MCSE
3 32 (44.44%) MCITP
4 31 (43.06%) CCNA
4 31 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) MCP
7 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.78%) MCSA
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) Cisco
3 21 (29.17%) Apple
4 20 (27.78%) Avaya
5 8 (11.11%) Xamarin
6 4 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.78%) Lotus
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) Brocade
8 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.39%) Ektron
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