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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 237 223 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.64% 19.82% 20.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.03% 87.80% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 217 207 130
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,125 £51,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
376 254 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.34% 22.58% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 327 234 166
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 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 23 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
Maidstone +4 39 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Tunbridge Wells 0 26 £25,000 -41.17% 3
Dartford -11 18 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Canterbury - 13 £37,500 - 2
Stansted - 9 £22,500 - 1
West Malling -1 5 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Sevenoaks +11 4 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Faversham - 4 £36,250 -
Sittingbourne -13 2 £36,750 +33.63%
Whitstable - 2 £26,875 - 2
Chatham +4 1 £70,000 -12.50% 2
Snodland 0 1 £32,000 +6.66%
Tonbridge -2 1 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 256 (54.58%) Microsoft
2 136 (29.00%) SQL Server
3 132 (28.14%) Cisco
3 132 (28.14%) VMware
4 129 (27.51%) Firewall
5 122 (26.01%) C#
6 115 (24.52%) MS Exchange
6 115 (24.52%) Cisco Certification
7 114 (24.31%) .NET
8 105 (22.39%) MS Office
8 105 (22.39%) Active Directory
9 100 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (20.26%) CCNA
10 95 (20.26%) MS Excel
11 92 (19.62%) ASP.NET
11 92 (19.62%) MVC
12 84 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 84 (17.91%) WPF
12 84 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (17.27%) Windows 7
13 81 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 76 (16.20%) MVVM
14 76 (16.20%) WCF
14 76 (16.20%) MCSE
14 76 (16.20%) Scrum
15 74 (15.78%) Linux
16 73 (15.57%) Citrix
17 72 (15.35%) Finance
17 72 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
18 69 (14.71%) ITIL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 115 (24.52%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 34 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 29 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.77%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.13%) Apache
10 7 (1.49%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.49%) Lync
11 6 (1.28%) IIS
12 4 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.85%) CMS
13 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.43%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.43%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.43%) JBoss
15 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 105 (22.39%) MS Office
2 95 (20.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.28%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.43%) FastStats
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.99%) Office 365
2 13 (2.77%) SaaS
3 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.85%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (27.51%) Firewall
2 67 (14.29%) WAN
3 65 (13.86%) LAN
4 64 (13.65%) TCP/IP
5 45 (9.59%) DNS
6 39 (8.32%) DHCP
7 33 (7.04%) VPN
8 31 (6.61%) SAN
9 24 (5.12%) Wireless
10 22 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (4.48%) VLAN
12 18 (3.84%) Network Security
12 18 (3.84%) Internet
13 17 (3.62%) IP Telephony
14 11 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
15 9 (1.92%) BGP
15 9 (1.92%) OSPF
15 9 (1.92%) HTTP
15 9 (1.92%) ADSL
16 8 (1.71%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (29.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.77%) Redis
4 9 (1.92%) MySQL
5 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.43%) DB2
10 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.43%) DTS
10 2 (0.43%) MS Access
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.43%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 62 (13.22%) NUnit
2 57 (12.15%) MSTest
2 57 (12.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 57 (12.15%) Moq
3 15 (3.20%) NCrunch
4 9 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.49%) AdminStudio
6 7 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.49%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.07%) Maven
7 5 (1.07%) Subversion
7 5 (1.07%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.64%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.64%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.43%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 72 (15.35%) Finance
2 18 (3.84%) Advertising
3 12 (2.56%) Retail
3 12 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.71%) Banking
4 8 (1.71%) Legal
4 8 (1.71%) Electronics
5 6 (1.28%) Marketing
5 6 (1.28%) Law
6 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Military
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (27.29%) Developer
2 83 (17.70%) .NET Developer
3 52 (11.09%) Support Engineer
4 38 (8.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 34 (7.25%) Consultant
6 32 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 29 (6.18%) Technical Consultant
8 27 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 27 (5.76%) Analyst
9 24 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (4.90%) Technical Support
11 19 (4.05%) IT Support
11 19 (4.05%) Network Engineer
12 18 (3.84%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (3.41%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.41%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.41%) Administrator
14 16 (3.41%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.31%) .NET
2 92 (19.62%) ASP.NET
3 84 (17.91%) WPF
4 81 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 76 (16.20%) WCF
6 62 (13.22%) WinForms
7 58 (12.37%) Unity DI Container
8 57 (12.15%) Castle Windsor
8 57 (12.15%) Ninject
8 57 (12.15%) Spring.NET
9 37 (7.89%) .NET Framework
10 26 (5.54%) Razor View Engine
11 23 (4.90%) WSE
12 21 (4.48%) HTML
13 20 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 19 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (4.05%) MSMQ
15 15 (3.20%) Web Services
15 15 (3.20%) CSS
15 15 (3.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.65%) Inversion of Control
2 53 (11.30%) Blackberry
3 48 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (5.76%) Social Network
4 27 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.62%) iPhone
8 13 (2.77%) Blog
9 10 (2.13%) PDA
9 10 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.92%) Physics
11 8 (1.71%) Social Media
11 8 (1.71%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.71%) Open Source
12 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.49%) iPad
13 6 (1.28%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.28%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 81 (17.27%) Windows 7
2 74 (15.78%) Linux
3 72 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (11.51%) Windows XP
6 51 (10.87%) Windows 8
7 40 (8.53%) Mac OS X
8 39 (8.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 25 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (3.84%) Android
11 16 (3.41%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.56%) UNIX
12 12 (2.56%) AIX
13 11 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (2.13%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.71%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.07%) Solaris
16 5 (1.07%) VMS
17 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (19.62%) MVC
3 76 (16.20%) MVVM
3 76 (16.20%) Scrum
4 69 (14.71%) ITIL
4 69 (14.71%) Dependency Injection
5 66 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (13.43%) Kanban
7 59 (12.58%) TDD
8 57 (12.15%) Web Application Development
9 44 (9.38%) Problem Management
10 39 (8.32%) OOD
11 31 (6.61%) OO
12 29 (6.18%) Software Engineering
13 24 (5.12%) Service Delivery
14 21 (4.48%) SOA
15 20 (4.26%) BCP
16 19 (4.05%) Configuration Management
17 18 (3.84%) Information Security
17 18 (3.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (26.01%) C#
2 68 (14.50%) SQL
3 33 (7.04%) PowerShell
4 32 (6.82%) C++
5 22 (4.69%) VBScript
6 21 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 18 (3.84%) C
8 16 (3.41%) Java
9 14 (2.99%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.92%) PHP
10 9 (1.92%) Embedded C
11 8 (1.71%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.49%) VB
12 7 (1.49%) Perl
13 5 (1.07%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.85%) XAML
15 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.64%) VB6
16 2 (0.43%) RPG/400
16 2 (0.43%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 115 (24.52%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (20.26%) CCNA
3 84 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (16.20%) MCSE
5 67 (14.29%) Degree
6 47 (10.02%) MCITP
7 30 (6.40%) CCSA
7 30 (6.40%) JNCIA
8 20 (4.26%) Security Cleared
9 19 (4.05%) CCNP
10 14 (2.99%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.92%) CISSP
12 9 (1.92%) CCSE
13 8 (1.71%) JNCIS
13 8 (1.71%) MCP
13 8 (1.71%) MCSA
14 6 (1.28%) CCDP
15 5 (1.07%) CCSP
16 4 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.12%) SLA
2 14 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.35%) QA
4 10 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 84 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.74%) vSphere
4 37 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 33 (7.04%) XenApp
6 19 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.43%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.43%) NFS
10 2 (0.43%) Firmware
10 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (6.40%) Backup Exec
2 26 (5.54%) WSUS
3 22 (4.69%) SCCM
4 14 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.13%) Puppet
6 8 (1.71%) SCOM
7 5 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.07%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.64%) OpenView
8 3 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.43%) SCSM
9 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 256 (54.58%) Microsoft
2 132 (28.14%) Cisco
2 132 (28.14%) VMware
3 73 (15.57%) Citrix
4 63 (13.43%) Apple
5 44 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 42 (8.96%) Avaya
7 27 (5.76%) Facebook
7 27 (5.76%) Twitter
8 26 (5.54%) HP
9 22 (4.69%) Symantec
10 20 (4.26%) SonicWALL
11 19 (4.05%) F5
11 19 (4.05%) Juniper
12 18 (3.84%) Websense
13 17 (3.62%) Oracle
13 17 (3.62%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.77%) McAfee
14 13 (2.77%) IBM
15 12 (2.56%) Aruba
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (possibly more for the right person)
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £270 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitstable
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35384 - £49400 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitstable
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago