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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 58 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 25 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.89% 3.92% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.01% 11.73% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 8
Median salary £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £38,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
227 358 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.27% 33.43% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 200 340 231
Median salary £33,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks - 2 £22,000 -
Westerham - 2 £34,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £19,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
3 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
4 22 (59.46%) MS Office
4 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
5 19 (51.35%) Firewall
6 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
7 17 (45.95%) VMware
7 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (37.84%) Citrix
9 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
9 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
9 14 (37.84%) Blackberry
9 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
10 13 (35.14%) MCSE
11 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (32.43%) CCNA
11 12 (32.43%) Mac OS
11 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (27.03%) MCITP
12 10 (27.03%) Internet
12 10 (27.03%) Apple
12 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
13 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
14 7 (18.92%) Avaya
14 7 (18.92%) Cisco
14 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
15 5 (13.51%) Web Design

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
2 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (59.46%) MS Office
2 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.41%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.03%) Internet
4 5 (13.51%) WAN
5 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
5 4 (10.81%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) VoIP
7 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) 1st Line Support
2 15 (40.54%) Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
4 12 (32.43%) Support Analyst
5 9 (24.32%) 1st Line Engineer
5 9 (24.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 9 (24.32%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (21.62%) Service Analyst
7 7 (18.92%) Technical Support
8 6 (16.22%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Technical Support
9 5 (13.51%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (13.51%) Technical Services Analyst
10 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (8.11%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Support
10 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 3 (8.11%) SLA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) BYOD
3 3 (8.11%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (32.43%) Mac OS
6 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
2 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) Web Design
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Practice Management
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (35.14%) MCSE
3 12 (32.43%) CCNA
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (27.03%) MCITP
5 4 (10.81%) MCP
6 2 (5.41%) MCSA
7 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) DameWare
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 14 (37.84%) Citrix
4 10 (27.03%) Apple
5 7 (18.92%) Avaya
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco
6 3 (8.11%) Mitel
7 2 (5.41%) Adobe
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Autodesk