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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 43 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.43% 2.45% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.18% 10.51% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 15
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £75,000 £40,000
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
353 295 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.39% 23.34% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 308 233 249
Average salary £31,500 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.55% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 7 £30,000 -
West Malling +11 3 £77,500 +229.78% 1
Chatham - 3 £21,000 -
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (79.22%) Microsoft
3 60 (77.92%) MS Exchange
4 56 (72.73%) MS Office
5 48 (62.34%) Firewall
6 42 (54.55%) Cisco
6 42 (54.55%) Blackberry
7 41 (53.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 39 (50.65%) Apple
9 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
10 34 (44.16%) MCSE
10 34 (44.16%) CCNA
10 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (44.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (42.86%) Problem Management
12 30 (38.96%) MCITP
13 29 (37.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2000
15 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
16 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
16 26 (33.77%) Windows XP
16 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
17 25 (32.47%) Avaya
17 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
17 25 (32.47%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (31.17%) Mac OS X
18 24 (31.17%) VMware
19 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
19 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 60 (77.92%) MS Exchange
2 41 (53.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2000
4 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (10.39%) IIS
7 7 (9.09%) Apache
8 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (72.73%) MS Office
2 37 (48.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Office 365
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (62.34%) Firewall
2 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
3 21 (27.27%) Wireless
4 20 (25.97%) SMTP
4 20 (25.97%) VPN
5 19 (24.68%) VLAN
6 18 (23.38%) DHCP
6 18 (23.38%) DNS
7 16 (20.78%) IMAP
8 15 (19.48%) DMZ
9 12 (15.58%) SAN
10 9 (11.69%) HTTP
11 8 (10.39%) ADSL
12 7 (9.09%) NAS
13 5 (6.49%) SSL
13 5 (6.49%) Internet
14 3 (3.90%) LAN
14 3 (3.90%) WLAN
14 3 (3.90%) WAN
15 2 (2.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.69%) ReSharper
2 9 (11.69%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.30%) MSI
3 1 (1.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Advertising
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 24 (31.17%) 2nd Line Support
3 22 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Systems Support Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Systems Support
4 15 (19.48%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) Analyst
5 14 (18.18%) Support Analyst
6 12 (15.58%) Help Desk Support
7 11 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (11.69%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (11.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (11.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 9 (11.69%) Service Analyst
9 8 (10.39%) SLA Analyst
10 7 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (7.79%) Head of Architecture
12 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
12 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) MAPI
2 11 (14.29%) .NET
3 10 (12.99%) HTML
4 9 (11.69%) CSS
4 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (6.49%) JSON
5 5 (6.49%) WCF
5 5 (6.49%) HTML5
5 5 (6.49%) CSS3
5 5 (6.49%) SOAP
5 5 (6.49%) Web Services
5 5 (6.49%) XML
5 5 (6.49%) EDI
5 5 (6.49%) CGI
5 5 (6.49%) SGML
5 5 (6.49%) VRML
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (54.55%) Blackberry
2 25 (32.47%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (24.68%) iPhone
4 15 (19.48%) PDA
5 7 (9.09%) Replication
6 4 (5.19%) iPad
7 3 (3.90%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (37.66%) Windows 2000 Server
3 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
4 26 (33.77%) Windows XP
5 24 (31.17%) Mac OS X
6 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (23.38%) Windows Vista
9 16 (20.78%) Android
10 15 (19.48%) Linux
11 14 (18.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (11.69%) Scrum
2 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
3 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
3 5 (6.49%) Software Architecture
3 5 (6.49%) Data Privacy
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL
4 4 (5.19%) SOA
5 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.30%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.30%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.30%) Network Management
6 1 (1.30%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.30%) Project Management
6 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.30%) Workflow
6 1 (1.30%) Migration
6 1 (1.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) C#
2 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
2 9 (11.69%) TypeScript
3 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) VB
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) CCNA
1 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
1 34 (44.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 34 (44.16%) MCSE
2 30 (38.96%) MCITP
3 4 (5.19%) CCNP
4 3 (3.90%) MCP
5 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (25.97%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.39%) vSphere
5 7 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) MDaemon
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (79.22%) Microsoft
2 42 (54.55%) Cisco
3 39 (50.65%) Apple
4 25 (32.47%) Avaya
5 24 (31.17%) VMware
6 16 (20.78%) Symantec
7 15 (19.48%) Draytek
8 10 (12.99%) Citrix
9 7 (9.09%) Veeam
10 3 (3.90%) AirMagnet
10 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.30%) Mercator
11 1 (1.30%) McAfee
11 1 (1.30%) Nokia
11 1 (1.30%) Apigee
11 1 (1.30%) Mashery
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