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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 238 229 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.33% 18.83% 17.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.46% 85.77% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 219 210 121
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,650 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
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
324 267 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.39% 21.96% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 292 237 162
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,775
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +10 29 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Canterbury +2 18 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Tunbridge Wells +10 13 £50,000 +17.64% 3
West Malling -2 10 £28,250 -37.22% 1
Dartford -13 10 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Sevenoaks +11 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Dover -1 8 £61,250 +166.30%
Rochester +2 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Faversham 0 5 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Folkestone -8 5 £20,000 -31.03%
Whitstable +1 4 £42,500 +107.31%
Chatham +7 2 £22,750 -71.56%
Stansted - 2 £16,000 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 275 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 159 (31.80%) Firewall
3 149 (29.80%) Cisco
4 141 (28.20%) SQL Server
5 130 (26.00%) MS Exchange
6 126 (25.20%) MS Office
7 124 (24.80%) Cisco Certification
8 118 (23.60%) Degree
9 117 (23.40%) C#
10 114 (22.80%) .NET
10 114 (22.80%) MS Excel
11 112 (22.40%) Active Directory
12 109 (21.80%) VMware
13 103 (20.60%) ITIL
14 101 (20.20%) CCNA
15 99 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 96 (19.20%) Windows 7
17 91 (18.20%) ASP.NET
18 89 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
19 86 (17.20%) WCF
19 86 (17.20%) WAN
20 85 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 84 (16.80%) MCSE
22 81 (16.20%) Linux
23 80 (16.00%) LAN
24 78 (15.60%) WPF
25 75 (15.00%) MVC
26 70 (14.00%) Windows 8
27 69 (13.80%) VMware Infrastructure
27 69 (13.80%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 130 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 44 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2000
3 42 (8.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 36 (7.20%) IIS
5 26 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 16 (3.20%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.20%) Apache
8 16 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (2.00%) Lync
11 7 (1.40%) JBoss
11 7 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.40%) CMS
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 126 (25.20%) MS Office
2 114 (22.80%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.80%) FastStats
4 5 (1.00%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.80%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.80%) Office 365
2 13 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.40%) IaaS
4 6 (1.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (31.80%) Firewall
2 86 (17.20%) WAN
3 80 (16.00%) LAN
4 46 (9.20%) Wireless
4 46 (9.20%) TCP/IP
4 46 (9.20%) SAN
5 35 (7.00%) DNS
6 31 (6.20%) VPN
7 30 (6.00%) DHCP
7 30 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (4.60%) Network Security
9 22 (4.40%) Internet
10 21 (4.20%) VLAN
11 20 (4.00%) IP Telephony
12 17 (3.40%) Cisco PIX
13 16 (3.20%) OSPF
13 16 (3.20%) BGP
14 13 (2.60%) HTTP
14 13 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 11 (2.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (28.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.00%) MySQL
4 14 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.20%) Redis
8 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.40%) EDMS
11 2 (0.40%) DB2
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.20%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 45 (9.00%) NUnit
2 44 (8.80%) MSTest
2 44 (8.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 44 (8.80%) Moq
3 10 (2.00%) Xcode
4 8 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.40%) NCrunch
6 6 (1.20%) AdminStudio
6 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.00%) Subversion
7 5 (1.00%) Maven
7 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.60%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.40%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.40%) Selenium
11 1 (0.20%) WebLOAD
11 1 (0.20%) Firebug
General
1 69 (13.80%) Finance
2 15 (3.00%) Advertising
3 11 (2.20%) Electronics
4 10 (2.00%) Banking
5 8 (1.60%) Retail
5 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.40%) Legal
6 7 (1.40%) Marketing
7 5 (1.00%) Law
8 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.40%) Automotive
9 2 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 116 (23.20%) Developer
2 78 (15.60%) Analyst
3 72 (14.40%) .NET Developer
4 59 (11.80%) Support Analyst
5 53 (10.60%) Support Engineer
6 51 (10.20%) Consultant
7 39 (7.80%) IT Support
8 34 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 31 (6.20%) Technical Consultant
10 30 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (5.40%) Technical Support
12 26 (5.20%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
14 21 (4.20%) C# Developer
14 21 (4.20%) Software Developer
15 19 (3.80%) Network Engineer
15 19 (3.80%) IT Support Analyst
15 19 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
16 17 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 16 (3.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (22.80%) .NET
2 91 (18.20%) ASP.NET
3 86 (17.20%) WCF
4 78 (15.60%) WPF
5 57 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (10.60%) WinForms
7 45 (9.00%) Unity DI Container
8 44 (8.80%) Castle Windsor
8 44 (8.80%) Ninject
8 44 (8.80%) Spring.NET
9 35 (7.00%) CSS
9 35 (7.00%) HTML
10 28 (5.60%) MSMQ
11 23 (4.60%) Razor View Engine
12 17 (3.40%) Silverlight
13 15 (3.00%) Web Services
13 15 (3.00%) WSE
14 14 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (2.60%) REST
15 13 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 47 (9.40%) Inversion of Control
3 36 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (6.20%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.40%) Social Network
7 10 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.00%) User Experience
8 7 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.40%) Statistics
9 6 (1.20%) Blog
9 6 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.20%) Open Source
9 6 (1.20%) AS400
9 6 (1.20%) Tandem
9 6 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.00%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.20%) Windows 7
2 85 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (16.20%) Linux
4 70 (14.00%) Windows 8
5 49 (9.80%) Windows 2000 Server
6 48 (9.60%) Windows XP
7 45 (9.00%) Mac OS X
8 44 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (5.40%) AIX
10 25 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.80%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.40%) UNIX
13 10 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.00%) Windows Phone
13 10 (2.00%) Android
14 8 (1.60%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.40%) VMS
15 7 (1.40%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.40%) Solaris
16 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.60%) ITIL
2 89 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (15.00%) MVC
4 65 (13.00%) Scrum
5 62 (12.40%) TDD
6 53 (10.60%) Kanban
7 51 (10.20%) MVVM
8 48 (9.60%) Software Engineering
8 48 (9.60%) Problem Management
9 47 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (9.40%) Dependency Injection
10 44 (8.80%) Web Application Development
11 37 (7.40%) OO
12 27 (5.40%) Service Delivery
13 24 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (4.80%) OOD
14 21 (4.20%) Change Management
15 20 (4.00%) Information Security
15 20 (4.00%) Release Management
16 19 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (23.40%) C#
2 69 (13.80%) SQL
3 43 (8.60%) C++
4 31 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 24 (4.80%) C
6 19 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.40%) VB
8 14 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.80%) Java
9 13 (2.60%) VBScript
10 12 (2.40%) Embedded C
10 12 (2.40%) XAML
11 11 (2.20%) Perl
11 11 (2.20%) PHP
12 10 (2.00%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.00%) Embedded C++
13 9 (1.80%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.40%) Ruby
15 5 (1.00%) VB6
16 4 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 124 (24.80%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (23.60%) Degree
3 101 (20.20%) CCNA
4 99 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (16.80%) MCSE
6 62 (12.40%) MCITP
7 27 (5.40%) CCNP
8 25 (5.00%) CCSA
8 25 (5.00%) JNCIA
9 18 (3.60%) Security Cleared
10 17 (3.40%) CISSP
11 15 (3.00%) CCSE
12 14 (2.80%) JNCIS
13 13 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.40%) MCP
15 9 (1.80%) MCSA
15 9 (1.80%) SC Cleared
16 6 (1.20%) CEH
16 6 (1.20%) HND
16 6 (1.20%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.60%) SLA
2 30 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.40%) QA
5 10 (2.00%) COBIT
6 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 112 (22.40%) Active Directory
2 69 (13.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.80%) XenApp
4 29 (5.80%) vSphere
5 22 (4.40%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.60%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.00%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.80%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.80%) NFS
10 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.60%) Firmware
11 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (3.60%) SCCM
2 16 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.00%) WSUS
4 7 (1.40%) ZABBIX
4 7 (1.40%) Puppet
5 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.00%) Capistrano
6 5 (1.00%) Foglight
6 5 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.80%) Control-M
7 4 (0.80%) OpenView
7 4 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.80%) SCOM
7 4 (0.80%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.60%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 275 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 149 (29.80%) Cisco
3 109 (21.80%) VMware
4 67 (13.40%) Apple
5 64 (12.80%) Citrix
6 62 (12.40%) CheckPoint
7 45 (9.00%) Avaya
8 27 (5.40%) Juniper
8 27 (5.40%) HP
8 27 (5.40%) F5
9 25 (5.00%) Blue Coat
10 24 (4.80%) Oracle
11 22 (4.40%) Websense
12 21 (4.20%) SonicWALL
13 19 (3.80%) McAfee
14 17 (3.40%) Aruba
14 17 (3.40%) Lumension
14 17 (3.40%) Facebook
14 17 (3.40%) Twitter
15 13 (2.60%) SolarWinds
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £18000 - £21000 Per Annum Negotiable, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £36500 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Remit Resources
Salary: £33000 - £36500 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago