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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 39 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.92% 2.62% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.54% 11.19% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 12
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £60,000 £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
370 268 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.22% 23.39% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 322 223 205
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 £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 8 £22,500 -
West Malling - 2 £77,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £21,000 - 2
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (83.08%) Microsoft
3 53 (81.54%) MS Exchange
4 50 (76.92%) MS Office
5 45 (69.23%) Firewall
6 43 (66.15%) Cisco
7 39 (60.00%) Apple
8 38 (58.46%) Blackberry
9 36 (55.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 36 (55.38%) CCNA
9 36 (55.38%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (55.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (55.38%) MCSE
10 31 (47.69%) MCITP
10 31 (47.69%) Avaya
10 31 (47.69%) Problem Management
11 29 (44.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 28 (43.08%) Mac OS X
13 27 (41.54%) MS Excel
14 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
15 25 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2000
16 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (27.69%) Windows XP
18 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
18 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
19 16 (24.62%) VPN
19 16 (24.62%) VMware
19 16 (24.62%) Wireless
19 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (81.54%) MS Exchange
2 36 (55.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2000
4 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.08%) IIS
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.54%) Apache
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (76.92%) MS Office
2 27 (41.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Office 365
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (69.23%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) Wireless
2 16 (24.62%) VPN
3 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 14 (21.54%) VLAN
5 12 (18.46%) DNS
5 12 (18.46%) SMTP
5 12 (18.46%) DHCP
6 10 (15.38%) IMAP
6 10 (15.38%) SAN
7 9 (13.85%) DMZ
8 8 (12.31%) ADSL
9 6 (9.23%) HTTP
10 4 (6.15%) WLAN
10 4 (6.15%) Internet
11 3 (4.62%) WAN
11 3 (4.62%) LAN
11 3 (4.62%) SSL
12 2 (3.08%) VoIP
13 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.23%) ReSharper
2 6 (9.23%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.54%) MSI
3 1 (1.54%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (6.15%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 26 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (35.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Support Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Support
4 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Head of Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) SLA Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) IT Support
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) MAPI
2 8 (12.31%) .NET
3 7 (10.77%) HTML
4 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (9.23%) CSS
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
5 3 (4.62%) Web Services
5 3 (4.62%) XML
5 3 (4.62%) EDI
5 3 (4.62%) CGI
5 3 (4.62%) SGML
5 3 (4.62%) VRML
5 3 (4.62%) JSON
5 3 (4.62%) WCF
5 3 (4.62%) HTML5
5 3 (4.62%) CSS3
6 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (58.46%) Blackberry
2 16 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (21.54%) iPhone
4 9 (13.85%) PDA
5 5 (7.69%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.54%) Handset
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Windows 2000 Server
3 28 (43.08%) Mac OS X
4 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (27.69%) Windows XP
7 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (21.54%) Windows Vista
9 10 (15.38%) Android
10 9 (13.85%) Linux
11 4 (6.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Problem Management
2 6 (9.23%) Scrum
2 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL
3 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.62%) Migration
4 3 (4.62%) Project Planning
4 3 (4.62%) Software Architecture
4 3 (4.62%) SOA
4 3 (4.62%) Data Privacy
5 2 (3.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.54%) Workflow
6 1 (1.54%) Network Management
6 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) C#
2 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
2 6 (9.23%) TypeScript
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VB
4 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (55.38%) CCNA
1 36 (55.38%) Cisco Certification
1 36 (55.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 36 (55.38%) MCSE
2 31 (47.69%) MCITP
3 5 (7.69%) CCNP
4 3 (4.62%) MCP
5 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
3 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) MDaemon
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (83.08%) Microsoft
2 43 (66.15%) Cisco
3 39 (60.00%) Apple
4 31 (47.69%) Avaya
5 16 (24.62%) VMware
6 10 (15.38%) Symantec
7 9 (13.85%) Draytek
8 7 (10.77%) Citrix
9 4 (6.15%) AirMagnet
10 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.54%) Mercator
11 1 (1.54%) McAfee
11 1 (1.54%) Nokia
11 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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