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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 73 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 35 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.22% 2.08% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.00% 9.06% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 8
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
389 254 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.75% 23.01% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 338 232 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £19,500 -
Faversham - 2 £36,250 -
West Malling +3 1 £77,500 +19.23%
Chatham - 1 £21,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
4 42 (76.36%) MS Office
5 39 (70.91%) Firewall
6 38 (69.09%) Cisco
7 34 (61.82%) Apple
8 32 (58.18%) Blackberry
9 31 (56.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 29 (52.73%) CCNA
10 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (52.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (52.73%) MCSE
11 26 (47.27%) Avaya
12 24 (43.64%) Mac OS X
12 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
12 24 (43.64%) MCITP
12 24 (43.64%) Problem Management
12 24 (43.64%) Windows 7
13 22 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
14 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2000
15 17 (30.91%) Windows XP
16 15 (27.27%) VPN
16 15 (27.27%) Wireless
16 15 (27.27%) VMware
17 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
17 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
17 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 31 (56.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (32.73%) Exchange Server 2000
4 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (76.36%) MS Office
2 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (70.91%) Firewall
2 15 (27.27%) VPN
2 15 (27.27%) Wireless
3 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
4 13 (23.64%) VLAN
5 11 (20.00%) DHCP
5 11 (20.00%) DNS
6 9 (16.36%) SAN
6 9 (16.36%) SMTP
7 8 (14.55%) ADSL
7 8 (14.55%) DMZ
7 8 (14.55%) IMAP
8 4 (7.27%) WLAN
9 3 (5.45%) WAN
9 3 (5.45%) LAN
9 3 (5.45%) HTTP
10 2 (3.64%) Internet
10 2 (3.64%) VoIP
11 1 (1.82%) Network Security
11 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Fiddler
2 3 (5.45%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.82%) MSI
3 1 (1.82%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
1 4 (7.27%) Advertising
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Support Engineer
2 23 (41.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (34.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Systems Support
5 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) IT Support
8 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Junior
8 2 (3.64%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) MAPI
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.82%) VRML
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
4 1 (1.82%) EDI
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) CGI
4 1 (1.82%) SGML
4 1 (1.82%) CSS3
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (58.18%) Blackberry
2 13 (23.64%) iPhone
3 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.55%) PDA
5 5 (9.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Mac OS X
2 24 (43.64%) Windows 7
3 22 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (30.91%) Windows XP
6 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (23.64%) Windows Vista
7 8 (14.55%) Linux
7 8 (14.55%) Android
8 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Problem Management
2 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (7.27%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.45%) Scrum
3 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.64%) Network Management
4 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.64%) SOA
4 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) Migration
5 1 (1.82%) Workflow
5 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) C#
2 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
2 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) CCNA
1 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (52.73%) MCSE
2 24 (43.64%) MCITP
3 5 (9.09%) CCNP
4 3 (5.45%) MCP
5 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
1 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
2 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 38 (69.09%) Cisco
3 34 (61.82%) Apple
4 26 (47.27%) Avaya
5 15 (27.27%) VMware
6 8 (14.55%) Draytek
6 8 (14.55%) Symantec
7 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 4 (7.27%) AirMagnet
9 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.82%) Mercator
10 1 (1.82%) Clearswift
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