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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 77 57 84
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.41% 3.50% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 10.18% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 26
Median salary £27,500 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,400 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
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
220 383 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.13% 34.41% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 187 328 334
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 7 December 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
Westerham - 2 £25,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) MS Exchange
3 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
4 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (68.75%) Firewall
6 21 (65.63%) Windows XP
6 21 (65.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
7 20 (62.50%) VMware
8 16 (50.00%) Blackberry
8 16 (50.00%) MS Office
8 16 (50.00%) Mac OS
8 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
10 12 (37.50%) Internet
10 12 (37.50%) Citrix
10 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
11 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
11 11 (34.38%) Apple
12 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
14 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (25.00%) CCNA
14 8 (25.00%) MCSE
15 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (18.75%) MCITP
16 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
16 6 (18.75%) WAN

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 26 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 21 (65.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Acrobat
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (37.50%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) WAN
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) DHCP
7 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) 1st Line Support
2 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) 1st Line Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Technical Support
6 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Services Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
8 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (6.25%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 21 (65.63%) Windows XP
4 16 (50.00%) Mac OS
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.50%) Android
10 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (15.63%) Web Design
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) MCSE
3 6 (18.75%) MCITP
4 4 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 11 (34.38%) Apple
5 5 (15.63%) Avaya
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Adobe
7 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard