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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 217 190 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.77% 17.74% 16.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.27% 78.19% 71.74%
Number of salaries quoted 198 173 114
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
267 243 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.78% 22.69% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 240 216 160
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Maidstone +4 20 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Dartford -10 18 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Canterbury -1 16 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Folkestone +4 12 £31,250 -
Tunbridge Wells +11 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Dover +3 8 £62,500 +34.40% 1
West Malling 0 8 £24,000 -45.14% 7
Whitstable 0 7 £31,500 +53.65%
Rochester -1 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Westerham - 5 £24,750 - 1
Sevenoaks +9 2 £32,500 +26.21% 1
Stansted - 2 £55,000 -
Tonbridge +9 1 £20,000 -6.97%
Chatham +1 1 £21,500 -10.41%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 251 (54.09%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.90%) SQL Server
3 145 (31.25%) Firewall
4 131 (28.23%) Cisco
5 126 (27.16%) MS Exchange
5 126 (27.16%) Degree
6 121 (26.08%) .NET
7 113 (24.35%) Active Directory
8 111 (23.92%) Cisco Certification
8 111 (23.92%) C#
9 110 (23.71%) ITIL
10 108 (23.28%) MS Office
11 107 (23.06%) MS Excel
12 99 (21.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 92 (19.83%) VMware
14 87 (18.75%) CCNA
14 87 (18.75%) ASP.NET
14 87 (18.75%) SQL
15 86 (18.53%) Windows 7
16 85 (18.32%) WCF
17 83 (17.89%) MCSE
18 81 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
19 80 (17.24%) WAN
19 80 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 75 (16.16%) LAN
21 70 (15.09%) WPF
21 70 (15.09%) Windows 8
22 66 (14.22%) Linux
23 61 (13.15%) MVC
24 60 (12.93%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 126 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 56 (12.07%) IIS
3 38 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2000
4 35 (7.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (4.53%) Tomcat
7 20 (4.31%) SharePoint
8 18 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.45%) Apache
10 8 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.29%) Lync
11 6 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.22%) CMS
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 108 (23.28%) MS Office
2 107 (23.06%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.16%) FastStats
4 9 (1.94%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.72%) PowerPivot
5 8 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.37%) Office 365
3 6 (1.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (31.25%) Firewall
2 80 (17.24%) WAN
3 75 (16.16%) LAN
4 45 (9.70%) Wireless
5 40 (8.62%) SAN
6 32 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 25 (5.39%) DNS
7 25 (5.39%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (5.17%) VPN
9 23 (4.96%) IP Telephony
10 22 (4.74%) DHCP
11 21 (4.53%) Internet
12 18 (3.88%) Network Security
13 17 (3.66%) HTTP
13 17 (3.66%) OSPF
13 17 (3.66%) BGP
13 17 (3.66%) VLAN
14 16 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (2.80%) MPLS
16 11 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (31.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.31%) MySQL
3 19 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.65%) SSDT
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.43%) DB2
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 31 (6.68%) NUnit
2 30 (6.47%) Rhino Mocks
2 30 (6.47%) Moq
2 30 (6.47%) MSTest
3 13 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.16%) Xcode
5 9 (1.94%) Fiddler
6 6 (1.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.29%) ReSharper
7 5 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.08%) Maven
7 5 (1.08%) Subversion
7 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.86%) Selenium
8 4 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.65%) Firebug
9 3 (0.65%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.65%) NuGet
10 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 60 (12.93%) Finance
2 10 (2.16%) Electronics
3 9 (1.94%) Retail
4 8 (1.72%) Advertising
5 6 (1.29%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Legal
6 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.86%) Banking
8 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (21.98%) Developer
2 83 (17.89%) Analyst
3 68 (14.66%) .NET Developer
4 58 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 53 (11.42%) Support Engineer
6 42 (9.05%) IT Support
7 41 (8.84%) Consultant
8 33 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.96%) Software Engineer
10 21 (4.53%) Technical Consultant
11 20 (4.31%) Infrastructure Manager
11 20 (4.31%) Administrator
11 20 (4.31%) Technical Support
11 20 (4.31%) 1st Line Support
12 19 (4.09%) Software Developer
12 19 (4.09%) IT Support Analyst
13 16 (3.45%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (26.08%) .NET
2 87 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 85 (18.32%) WCF
4 70 (15.09%) WPF
5 44 (9.48%) CSS
5 44 (9.48%) WinForms
6 42 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (8.62%) HTML
8 31 (6.68%) Unity DI Container
8 31 (6.68%) MSMQ
9 30 (6.47%) Castle Windsor
9 30 (6.47%) Ninject
9 30 (6.47%) Spring.NET
10 27 (5.82%) Silverlight
11 21 (4.53%) jQuery
12 17 (3.66%) Web Services
12 17 (3.66%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (3.02%) REST
14 11 (2.37%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.05%) Blackberry
2 32 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.68%) Inversion of Control
4 28 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.37%) Social Network
8 10 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.16%) User Experience
9 7 (1.51%) AS400
9 7 (1.51%) Statistics
9 7 (1.51%) Clustering
10 5 (1.08%) Open Source
10 5 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.65%) NHS
12 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.65%) DTV
12 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.65%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.53%) Windows 7
2 80 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (15.09%) Windows 8
4 66 (14.22%) Linux
5 42 (9.05%) Windows 2000 Server
5 42 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (8.84%) Windows XP
7 35 (7.54%) Mac OS X
8 27 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (5.39%) AIX
10 13 (2.80%) UNIX
11 11 (2.37%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.16%) Windows Phone
12 10 (2.16%) Android
13 9 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.51%) Solaris
14 7 (1.51%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.29%) VMS
16 5 (1.08%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.71%) ITIL
2 81 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.15%) MVC
4 56 (12.07%) TDD
5 50 (10.78%) Scrum
6 42 (9.05%) Problem Management
7 40 (8.62%) Kanban
7 40 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 37 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.11%) OO
10 32 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
11 31 (6.68%) MVVM
12 28 (6.03%) Web Application Development
12 28 (6.03%) Service Delivery
13 25 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (4.74%) Release Management
16 21 (4.53%) Service Management
16 21 (4.53%) Workflow
17 20 (4.31%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (23.92%) C#
2 87 (18.75%) SQL
3 47 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 32 (6.90%) C++
5 19 (4.09%) C
6 17 (3.66%) VB
7 16 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 15 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.80%) Perl
10 12 (2.59%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.59%) XAML
10 12 (2.59%) PHP
11 11 (2.37%) Java
12 10 (2.16%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.51%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.51%) Python
14 7 (1.51%) Ruby
15 6 (1.29%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 126 (27.16%) Degree
2 111 (23.92%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (21.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (18.75%) CCNA
5 83 (17.89%) MCSE
6 54 (11.64%) MCITP
7 24 (5.17%) CCNP
8 18 (3.88%) CCSA
8 18 (3.88%) JNCIA
9 16 (3.45%) MCSA
10 15 (3.23%) MCP
10 15 (3.23%) CISSP
10 15 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (3.02%) Security Cleared
12 13 (2.80%) CCSE
13 12 (2.59%) JNCIS
14 8 (1.72%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.29%) CEH
15 6 (1.29%) HND
15 6 (1.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.11%) SLA
2 28 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.53%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.80%) QA
5 9 (1.94%) COBIT
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (24.35%) Active Directory
2 53 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.39%) XenApp
4 22 (4.74%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.09%) vSphere
6 13 (2.80%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.08%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.86%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.86%) NFS
10 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.43%) Varnish
11 2 (0.43%) Squid
11 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 14 (3.02%) SCCM
3 10 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.72%) ZABBIX
4 8 (1.72%) Foglight
5 7 (1.51%) Puppet
6 5 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.08%) SCOM
6 5 (1.08%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.86%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.86%) OpenView
7 4 (0.86%) Control-M
8 3 (0.65%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.43%) Legato
Vendors
1 251 (54.09%) Microsoft
2 131 (28.23%) Cisco
3 92 (19.83%) VMware
4 53 (11.42%) CheckPoint
5 52 (11.21%) Citrix
6 50 (10.78%) Apple
7 34 (7.33%) Avaya
8 25 (5.39%) F5
9 23 (4.96%) Oracle
10 20 (4.31%) Juniper
11 19 (4.09%) HP
11 19 (4.09%) Blue Coat
12 17 (3.66%) Websense
13 15 (3.23%) McAfee
13 15 (3.23%) SonicWALL
13 15 (3.23%) SolarWinds
14 13 (2.80%) Aruba
14 13 (2.80%) Lumension
15 12 (2.59%) Veeam
16 11 (2.37%) Facebook
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum circa £20k + 25 days holiday , pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum depending upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + overtime
Posted: 13 days ago