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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 234 209 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.85% 19.02% 17.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.98% 77.70% 74.73%
Number of salaries quoted 217 185 123
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
282 269 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.54% 24.48% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 256 232 166
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +11 33 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Dartford -9 19 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Tunbridge Wells +10 11 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Canterbury -2 11 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Westerham - 11 £24,750 -
Folkestone +1 10 £31,250 -37.50%
Stansted +1 9 £50,000 -
Whitstable 0 9 £31,500 +53.65% 2
Dover +3 5 £61,250 +31.72%
Rochester 0 4 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Sittingbourne - 4 £25,750 - 1
West Malling +2 3 £50,000 -
Chatham -5 2 £28,250 +17.70%
Tonbridge +7 1 £20,000 -22.33%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 242 (52.95%) Microsoft
2 154 (33.70%) SQL Server
3 135 (29.54%) .NET
4 134 (29.32%) Firewall
5 124 (27.13%) Degree
6 123 (26.91%) C#
7 122 (26.70%) MS Exchange
8 119 (26.04%) Active Directory
9 116 (25.38%) Cisco
10 109 (23.85%) ITIL
11 102 (22.32%) MS Office
12 101 (22.10%) SQL
13 99 (21.66%) MS Excel
13 99 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
14 96 (21.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 92 (20.13%) WCF
16 91 (19.91%) ASP.NET
17 83 (18.16%) Windows 7
18 80 (17.51%) VMware
19 79 (17.29%) CCNA
20 77 (16.85%) MCSE
21 76 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
22 73 (15.97%) WAN
23 72 (15.75%) LAN
24 70 (15.32%) MVC
25 68 (14.88%) WPF
26 67 (14.66%) Windows 8
27 62 (13.57%) IIS
28 59 (12.91%) Linux
29 56 (12.25%) TDD

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 122 (26.70%) MS Exchange
2 62 (13.57%) IIS
3 36 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2000
5 30 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (4.60%) Tomcat
6 21 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.94%) SharePoint
8 17 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.50%) Apache
10 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.09%) Lync
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 102 (22.32%) MS Office
2 99 (21.66%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.41%) FastStats
4 11 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.75%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.44%) INSURE/90
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.19%) Office 365
3 5 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (29.32%) Firewall
2 73 (15.97%) WAN
3 72 (15.75%) LAN
4 43 (9.41%) Wireless
5 37 (8.10%) SAN
6 31 (6.78%) DNS
7 29 (6.35%) TCP/IP
8 24 (5.25%) DHCP
9 22 (4.81%) VPN
9 22 (4.81%) Internet
10 20 (4.38%) OSPF
10 20 (4.38%) BGP
11 19 (4.16%) IP Telephony
11 19 (4.16%) VLAN
11 19 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (3.50%) Network Security
13 15 (3.28%) MPLS
13 15 (3.28%) HTTP
14 13 (2.84%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.38%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.38%) MySQL
3 20 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.31%) SQLite
7 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.66%) SSDT
9 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.44%) DB2
10 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (6.56%) NUnit
2 29 (6.35%) MSTest
2 29 (6.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 29 (6.35%) Moq
3 20 (4.38%) Xcode
4 15 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.97%) Fiddler
7 6 (1.31%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.88%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.88%) Selenium
9 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.66%) NuGet
10 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.66%) Firebug
10 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.66%) Subversion
10 3 (0.66%) Maven
11 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 52 (11.38%) Finance
2 11 (2.41%) Retail
3 8 (1.75%) Electronics
4 6 (1.31%) Advertising
5 5 (1.09%) Banking
5 5 (1.09%) Legal
6 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 3 (0.66%) Law
7 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (23.85%) Developer
2 81 (17.72%) Analyst
3 69 (15.10%) .NET Developer
4 55 (12.04%) Support Analyst
5 53 (11.60%) Support Engineer
6 43 (9.41%) IT Support
7 36 (7.88%) Consultant
8 32 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (5.47%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.25%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.81%) Administrator
12 21 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (4.38%) 1st Line Support
13 20 (4.38%) Software Engineer
14 19 (4.16%) Technical Support
14 19 (4.16%) IT Support Analyst
15 17 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (3.50%) C# Developer
16 16 (3.50%) Technical Consultant
16 16 (3.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (29.54%) .NET
2 92 (20.13%) WCF
3 91 (19.91%) ASP.NET
4 68 (14.88%) WPF
5 46 (10.07%) HTML
5 46 (10.07%) CSS
6 45 (9.85%) WinForms
6 45 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (7.00%) MSMQ
8 30 (6.56%) Unity DI Container
9 28 (6.13%) Spring.NET
9 28 (6.13%) Castle Windsor
9 28 (6.13%) Ninject
9 28 (6.13%) Web Services
9 28 (6.13%) Silverlight
10 26 (5.69%) jQuery
11 21 (4.60%) .NET Framework
12 20 (4.38%) Cocoa
12 20 (4.38%) Cocoa Touch
13 15 (3.28%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.88%) Blackberry
1 36 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.35%) Inversion of Control
3 25 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.84%) Clustering
7 10 (2.19%) NHS
8 8 (1.75%) Social Network
9 7 (1.53%) Statistics
10 6 (1.31%) SystemC
10 6 (1.31%) AS400
11 5 (1.09%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.88%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.88%) Open Source
12 4 (0.88%) Replication
13 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.66%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 83 (18.16%) Windows 7
2 76 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (14.66%) Windows 8
4 59 (12.91%) Linux
5 40 (8.75%) Windows XP
6 39 (8.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 38 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (6.35%) Mac OS X
8 29 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (5.03%) AIX
10 21 (4.60%) Apple iOS
11 20 (4.38%) Android
12 14 (3.06%) Windows Phone
13 11 (2.41%) UNIX
14 10 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (1.97%) Solaris
16 6 (1.31%) Mac OS
17 5 (1.09%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.88%) VMS
18 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (23.85%) ITIL
2 70 (15.32%) MVC
3 56 (12.25%) TDD
4 46 (10.07%) Scrum
5 43 (9.41%) Problem Management
6 37 (8.10%) Software Engineering
7 36 (7.88%) Kanban
8 35 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (7.22%) OO
10 31 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
11 30 (6.56%) MVVM
12 27 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (5.47%) Service Delivery
14 24 (5.25%) Web Application Development
15 21 (4.60%) Workflow
16 20 (4.38%) Network Design
17 19 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (3.94%) Release Management
18 18 (3.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 123 (26.91%) C#
2 101 (22.10%) SQL
3 52 (11.38%) JavaScript
4 28 (6.13%) C++
5 22 (4.81%) C
6 21 (4.60%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.38%) Objective-C
8 19 (4.16%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.72%) VB
10 15 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.84%) Java
11 13 (2.84%) Perl
11 13 (2.84%) PHP
12 12 (2.63%) XAML
13 8 (1.75%) Ruby
13 8 (1.75%) Python
14 6 (1.31%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.31%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.31%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 124 (27.13%) Degree
2 99 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
3 96 (21.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (17.29%) CCNA
5 77 (16.85%) MCSE
6 47 (10.28%) MCITP
7 25 (5.47%) CCNP
8 17 (3.72%) MCSA
9 16 (3.50%) MCP
9 16 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (3.28%) JNCIA
10 15 (3.28%) CCSA
11 13 (2.84%) CISSP
12 11 (2.41%) CCSE
13 10 (2.19%) JNCIS
14 8 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.75%) Security Cleared
15 6 (1.31%) CEH
15 6 (1.31%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.00%) SLA
2 28 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.72%) QA
3 17 (3.72%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.31%) COBIT
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 119 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.69%) XenApp
4 23 (5.03%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.38%) vSphere
6 14 (3.06%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.09%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.09%) NFS
9 4 (0.88%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.66%) Squid
10 3 (0.66%) Varnish
10 3 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (3.94%) Backup Exec
2 14 (3.06%) SCCM
3 12 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.41%) Foglight
4 11 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (1.97%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.75%) Puppet
7 7 (1.53%) SCOM
8 5 (1.09%) OpenView
8 5 (1.09%) Control-M
8 5 (1.09%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.09%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.66%) Nagios
9 3 (0.66%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.44%) Legato
10 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 242 (52.95%) Microsoft
2 116 (25.38%) Cisco
3 80 (17.51%) VMware
4 50 (10.94%) CheckPoint
5 48 (10.50%) Citrix
6 41 (8.97%) Apple
7 28 (6.13%) Avaya
8 27 (5.91%) F5
9 23 (5.03%) Oracle
10 21 (4.60%) HP
11 18 (3.94%) Juniper
11 18 (3.94%) Blue Coat
12 16 (3.50%) Veeam
13 15 (3.28%) SolarWinds
13 15 (3.28%) McAfee
13 15 (3.28%) Websense
14 14 (3.06%) Xamarin
15 12 (2.63%) Lumension
15 12 (2.63%) Aruba
15 12 (2.63%) SonicWALL
Canterbury, Kent
Mblox
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £33000 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
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
EVAK Technologies Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Whitstable
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Sittingbourne
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent
Required IT
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago