The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 210 257 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.99% 22.91% 19.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.01% 81.33% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 236 175
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
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
362 316 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.73% 28.16% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 314 285 218
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,100 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Kent region.

Windows Salary Trend in Kent

Windows
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Kent

Windows
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 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 42 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Maidstone -14 15 £30,000 -20.00%
Canterbury -1 12 £37,500 - 2
Dartford -3 12 £38,750 -13.88% 1
West Malling +1 6 £42,000 -18.33% 2
Tonbridge -4 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Sevenoaks - 4 £36,250 - 2
Folkestone -11 2 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Chatham +5 1 £52,500 +77.96% 1
Whitstable -1 1 £30,500 +15.09%
Stansted -2 1 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Windows 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.

1 237 (55.50%) Microsoft
2 137 (32.08%) Active Directory
3 121 (28.34%) MS Office
4 120 (28.10%) .NET
5 117 (27.40%) MS Exchange
6 115 (26.93%) SQL Server
7 112 (26.23%) C#
8 108 (25.29%) Firewall
9 103 (24.12%) VMware
10 89 (20.84%) SQL
10 89 (20.84%) Cisco
11 84 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (19.44%) Windows 8
13 81 (18.97%) MS Excel
14 80 (18.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 79 (18.50%) IIS
16 75 (17.56%) ASP.NET
17 74 (17.33%) Linux
18 73 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
19 72 (16.86%) Finance
20 71 (16.63%) ITIL
20 71 (16.63%) DNS
21 70 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
22 69 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
23 65 (15.22%) Citrix
24 63 (14.75%) Problem Management
25 62 (14.52%) MCSE
26 60 (14.05%) Scrum
27 58 (13.58%) MCITP
27 58 (13.58%) Cisco Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 117 (27.40%) MS Exchange
2 79 (18.50%) IIS
3 50 (11.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 50 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2000
4 26 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (5.15%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.68%) Lync
7 17 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (3.04%) Apache
9 10 (2.34%) CMS
9 10 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 121 (28.34%) MS Office
2 81 (18.97%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.47%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.20%) Office 365
2 33 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.92%) SaaS
4 17 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.70%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 108 (25.29%) Firewall
2 71 (16.63%) DNS
3 58 (13.58%) SAN
4 49 (11.48%) TCP/IP
5 36 (8.43%) DHCP
6 30 (7.03%) iSCSI
7 21 (4.92%) Wireless
8 20 (4.68%) VoIP
9 19 (4.45%) LAN
9 19 (4.45%) Internet
9 19 (4.45%) NAS
10 18 (4.22%) WAN
11 15 (3.51%) SMTP
12 14 (3.28%) VPN
12 14 (3.28%) VLAN
12 14 (3.28%) HTTP
13 10 (2.34%) IMAP
14 9 (2.11%) DMZ
15 8 (1.87%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (26.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.67%) Redis
3 13 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.64%) DataStage
7 5 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.70%) Big Data
9 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.47%) MySQL
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.47%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (7.49%) NUnit
2 30 (7.03%) MSTest
2 30 (7.03%) Rhino Mocks
2 30 (7.03%) Moq
3 23 (5.39%) Subversion
3 23 (5.39%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.45%) Hudson
5 15 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.28%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.87%) ReSharper
7 8 (1.87%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.47%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.47%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.47%) JIRA
9 2 (0.47%) Selenium
9 2 (0.47%) jMock
9 2 (0.47%) Firebug
9 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 72 (16.86%) Finance
2 15 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.28%) Advertising
4 9 (2.11%) Marketing
5 7 (1.64%) Retail
6 5 (1.17%) Law
7 3 (0.70%) Legal
7 3 (0.70%) Electronics
7 3 (0.70%) French Language
7 3 (0.70%) German Language
8 2 (0.47%) Back Office
8 2 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (26.23%) Support Engineer
2 86 (20.14%) Developer
3 83 (19.44%) Analyst
4 55 (12.88%) .NET Developer
5 50 (11.71%) Support Analyst
6 41 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
8 33 (7.73%) 1st Line Support
9 32 (7.49%) IT Support
10 30 (7.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 29 (6.79%) C# Developer
12 26 (6.09%) Help Desk Support
13 25 (5.85%) Help Desk Analyst
13 25 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (5.39%) Systems Support
14 23 (5.39%) Systems Support Engineer
15 20 (4.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 19 (4.45%) Software Developer
16 19 (4.45%) Service Desk Analyst
16 19 (4.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (28.10%) .NET
2 75 (17.56%) ASP.NET
3 53 (12.41%) WinForms
4 51 (11.94%) WPF
5 49 (11.48%) HTML
6 35 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (7.26%) CSS
8 30 (7.03%) WCF
8 30 (7.03%) Spring.NET
8 30 (7.03%) Castle Windsor
8 30 (7.03%) Ninject
8 30 (7.03%) Unity DI Container
9 24 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (5.15%) SignalR
10 22 (5.15%) MSMQ
11 20 (4.68%) AngularJS
12 19 (4.45%) Web Services
13 18 (4.22%) HTML5
14 13 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (3.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.35%) Blackberry
2 36 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.03%) Inversion of Control
5 28 (6.56%) Data Centre
6 22 (5.15%) Management Information System
7 21 (4.92%) Social Network
8 14 (3.28%) Fat Client
8 14 (3.28%) Blog
8 14 (3.28%) EqualLogic
8 14 (3.28%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.81%) Replication
9 12 (2.81%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.58%) iPhone
11 9 (2.11%) PDA
12 6 (1.41%) Clustering
13 5 (1.17%) PKI
14 4 (0.94%) AS400
14 4 (0.94%) NHS
15 3 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.44%) Windows 8
2 74 (17.33%) Linux
3 73 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (11.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 49 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (10.54%) Windows 7
8 40 (9.37%) Mac OS X
9 29 (6.79%) Windows XP
10 19 (4.45%) CentOS
11 18 (4.22%) Android
12 14 (3.28%) UNIX
13 13 (3.04%) Mac OS
14 12 (2.81%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.41%) Windows Phone
16 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.47%) Solaris
18 1 (0.23%) SUSE
18 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (16.63%) ITIL
3 63 (14.75%) Problem Management
4 60 (14.05%) Scrum
5 55 (12.88%) MVC
6 41 (9.60%) TDD
7 40 (9.37%) MVVM
8 38 (8.90%) DevOps
9 35 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
10 32 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.03%) Kanban
11 30 (7.03%) Web Application Development
12 24 (5.62%) Incident Management
13 22 (5.15%) Project Management
14 19 (4.45%) SOA
15 17 (3.98%) Change Management
15 17 (3.98%) Information Security
16 14 (3.28%) Capacity Management
16 14 (3.28%) SIEM
17 13 (3.04%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 112 (26.23%) C#
2 89 (20.84%) SQL
3 55 (12.88%) PowerShell
4 36 (8.43%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.98%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.04%) VBScript
7 12 (2.81%) C++
8 11 (2.58%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.34%) Java
10 8 (1.87%) C
11 6 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.17%) VB
12 5 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.17%) VB6
13 4 (0.94%) PHP
14 3 (0.70%) VBA
14 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.23%) Korn
16 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (18.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (14.52%) MCSE
3 58 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (13.58%) MCITP
4 56 (13.11%) CCNA
5 33 (7.73%) Degree
6 14 (3.28%) CISSP
7 12 (2.81%) MCSA
8 8 (1.87%) SSCP
9 7 (1.64%) CHFI
9 7 (1.64%) CCSA
10 6 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.17%) MCP
12 4 (0.94%) CCNP
12 4 (0.94%) CISMP
12 4 (0.94%) MCTS
12 4 (0.94%) CCSE
12 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.94%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.54%) SLA
2 36 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.45%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.81%) QA
5 5 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 137 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 70 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.07%) vSphere
4 39 (9.13%) Hyper-V
5 22 (5.15%) XenApp
6 19 (4.45%) Docker
7 15 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 15 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.11%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.11%) DFS Replication
9 7 (1.64%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.70%) vCloud
11 2 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.47%) XenServer
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.23%) Firmware
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.23%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 39 (9.13%) HAProxy
2 23 (5.39%) SCCM
3 21 (4.92%) Backup Exec
4 20 (4.68%) SCOM
5 19 (4.45%) Puppet
5 19 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.75%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.64%) WSUS
7 7 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.17%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.94%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.23%) Nessus
12 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 237 (55.50%) Microsoft
2 103 (24.12%) VMware
3 89 (20.84%) Cisco
4 65 (15.22%) Citrix
5 49 (11.48%) Avaya
5 49 (11.48%) Apple
6 30 (7.03%) HP
7 21 (4.92%) Facebook
7 21 (4.92%) Twitter
8 18 (4.22%) Nimble Storage
9 17 (3.98%) Symantec
10 16 (3.75%) Oracle
10 16 (3.75%) Veeam
11 9 (2.11%) Draytek
12 8 (1.87%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.64%) Adobe
14 6 (1.41%) Dell
14 6 (1.41%) Siebel
14 6 (1.41%) NetApp
14 6 (1.41%) Websense
Sevenoaks, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 25000 plus bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stansted, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Canterbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Canterbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago