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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 219 219 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.88% 17.92% 13.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.11% 78.78% 58.02%
Number of salaries quoted 200 166 142
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,975 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
347 278 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.26% 22.75% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 306 218 255
Average salary £31,250 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.76% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +2 18 £31,000 -7.46% 1
Tunbridge Wells -6 18 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Dartford +1 14 £38,750 +13.97% 1
Canterbury -2 13 £37,500 - 1
Chatham +3 10 £36,250 -36.95%
Stansted +8 8 £30,000 -33.33%
Rochester - 8 £42,500 - 2
West Malling +3 4 £54,750 +47.97%
Sevenoaks - 4 £30,000 - 2
Tonbridge 0 3 £28,000 +60.00%
Faversham - 2 £31,250 -
Folkestone 0 1 - -
Sittingbourne 0 1 £27,500 +5.76%
Whitstable - 1 £21,500 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 259 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 155 (33.55%) SQL Server
3 135 (29.22%) Active Directory
4 133 (28.79%) .NET
4 133 (28.79%) VMware
5 131 (28.35%) MS Exchange
6 127 (27.49%) MS Office
7 124 (26.84%) C#
8 114 (24.68%) Firewall
9 107 (23.16%) Cisco
10 104 (22.51%) SQL
11 101 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
12 95 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 93 (20.13%) MS Excel
14 86 (18.61%) ASP.NET
15 85 (18.40%) MVC
16 80 (17.32%) Finance
17 79 (17.10%) Windows 8
18 78 (16.88%) WPF
19 74 (16.02%) TCP/IP
20 73 (15.80%) WinForms
21 72 (15.58%) Citrix
21 72 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
21 72 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
21 72 (15.58%) Windows 7
22 70 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
23 67 (14.50%) CCNA
24 66 (14.29%) MVVM
25 65 (14.07%) DNS
25 65 (14.07%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 131 (28.35%) MS Exchange
2 54 (11.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 41 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2000
4 32 (6.93%) IIS
5 29 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (4.98%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.16%) Apache
9 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.30%) Lync
10 6 (1.30%) CMS
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.43%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 127 (27.49%) MS Office
2 93 (20.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.65%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.43%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.90%) Office 365
2 17 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.81%) SaaS
4 4 (0.87%) GitHub
5 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (24.68%) Firewall
2 74 (16.02%) TCP/IP
3 65 (14.07%) DNS
4 56 (12.12%) DHCP
5 42 (9.09%) SAN
6 32 (6.93%) LAN
7 30 (6.49%) WAN
7 30 (6.49%) VPN
8 27 (5.84%) Wireless
9 23 (4.98%) SMTP
10 21 (4.55%) VLAN
10 21 (4.55%) Internet
11 17 (3.68%) IMAP
12 16 (3.46%) DMZ
13 15 (3.25%) VoIP
14 14 (3.03%) NAS
15 11 (2.38%) HTTP
15 11 (2.38%) Network Security
15 11 (2.38%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.95%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (33.55%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.46%) Redis
5 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.30%) DataStage
6 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.43%) DTS
9 2 (0.43%) MS Access
9 2 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.22%) MySQL
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 53 (11.47%) NUnit
2 47 (10.17%) MSTest
2 47 (10.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 47 (10.17%) Moq
3 18 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.38%) Fiddler
5 10 (2.16%) ReSharper
6 9 (1.95%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.73%) NCrunch
8 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.08%) Subversion
10 4 (0.87%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.65%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.43%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.43%) Firebug
12 2 (0.43%) JIRA
12 2 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 80 (17.32%) Finance
2 22 (4.76%) Advertising
3 17 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.16%) Retail
5 9 (1.95%) Marketing
5 9 (1.95%) Law
6 7 (1.52%) Electronics
7 5 (1.08%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) French Language
8 3 (0.65%) German Language
9 2 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 113 (24.46%) Developer
2 91 (19.70%) Support Engineer
3 83 (17.97%) .NET Developer
4 72 (15.58%) Analyst
5 45 (9.74%) Support Analyst
6 42 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 32 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 31 (6.71%) 1st Line Support
10 29 (6.28%) IT Support
10 29 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (5.19%) Help Desk Support
12 23 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.55%) Technical Support
14 20 (4.33%) Help Desk Analyst
15 19 (4.11%) DBA
15 19 (4.11%) SQL DBA
16 18 (3.90%) Systems Support Engineer
16 18 (3.90%) Systems Support
16 18 (3.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (28.79%) .NET
2 86 (18.61%) ASP.NET
3 78 (16.88%) WPF
4 73 (15.80%) WinForms
5 64 (13.85%) WCF
6 59 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (10.17%) Castle Windsor
7 47 (10.17%) Ninject
7 47 (10.17%) Spring.NET
7 47 (10.17%) Unity DI Container
8 36 (7.79%) HTML
9 33 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 27 (5.84%) AngularJS
11 24 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (4.55%) Web Services
13 20 (4.33%) Razor View Engine
14 19 (4.11%) CSS
15 16 (3.46%) MAPI
16 15 (3.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 52 (11.26%) Inversion of Control
3 51 (11.04%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.63%) Social Network
6 23 (4.98%) iPhone
7 22 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 20 (4.33%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.46%) PDA
10 15 (3.25%) Fat Client
10 15 (3.25%) Thin Client
11 13 (2.81%) Blog
12 10 (2.16%) Replication
12 10 (2.16%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.52%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.30%) Physics
14 6 (1.30%) Open Source
15 5 (1.08%) Social Media
15 5 (1.08%) iPad
15 5 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.10%) Windows 8
2 72 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 72 (15.58%) Windows 7
3 65 (14.07%) Linux
4 61 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 43 (9.31%) Windows XP
7 37 (8.01%) Mac OS X
8 36 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (7.14%) Android
10 21 (4.55%) Windows Vista
11 16 (3.46%) Windows Phone
12 15 (3.25%) Mac OS
13 14 (3.03%) UNIX
14 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.08%) Solaris
16 2 (0.43%) CentOS
17 1 (0.22%) AIX
17 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (18.40%) MVC
3 66 (14.29%) MVVM
4 65 (14.07%) Scrum
5 62 (13.42%) Dependency Injection
6 56 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (11.90%) TDD
8 50 (10.82%) Problem Management
9 48 (10.39%) Kanban
10 47 (10.17%) Web Application Development
11 39 (8.44%) ITIL
12 27 (5.84%) OOD
13 23 (4.98%) DevOps
14 19 (4.11%) SOA
14 19 (4.11%) Incident Management
15 18 (3.90%) BCP
16 17 (3.68%) OOP
16 17 (3.68%) Mentoring
17 15 (3.25%) Android Development
17 15 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 124 (26.84%) C#
2 104 (22.51%) SQL
3 40 (8.66%) PowerShell
4 36 (7.79%) T-SQL
5 21 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.90%) VBScript
7 13 (2.81%) VB
7 13 (2.81%) C++
8 12 (2.60%) Java
8 12 (2.60%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.95%) VB6
9 9 (1.95%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.52%) C
11 5 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.08%) PHP
12 3 (0.65%) Fortran
12 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.65%) R
13 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (14.50%) CCNA
4 60 (12.99%) MCSE
5 50 (10.82%) MCITP
6 48 (10.39%) Degree
7 15 (3.25%) CCSA
8 11 (2.38%) JNCIA
9 9 (1.95%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.52%) MCSA
11 6 (1.30%) MCP
11 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.08%) CCSE
13 4 (0.87%) CCNP
13 4 (0.87%) CISSP
14 3 (0.65%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.65%) HNC
14 3 (0.65%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.43%) ISEB
15 2 (0.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.39%) SLA
2 17 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.46%) QA
4 7 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 135 (29.22%) Active Directory
2 95 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.26%) Hyper-V
4 45 (9.74%) vSphere
5 19 (4.11%) XenApp
6 13 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.08%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.43%) Docker
10 1 (0.22%) MDaemon
10 1 (0.22%) Firmware
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (8.66%) Backup Exec
2 23 (4.98%) WSUS
3 17 (3.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (2.38%) SCCM
4 11 (2.38%) Puppet
5 8 (1.73%) HAProxy
5 8 (1.73%) SCOM
6 4 (0.87%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.22%) Nessus
8 1 (0.22%) OpenView
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 259 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 133 (28.79%) VMware
3 107 (23.16%) Cisco
4 72 (15.58%) Citrix
5 55 (11.90%) Apple
6 41 (8.87%) Avaya
7 34 (7.36%) Symantec
8 26 (5.63%) Facebook
8 26 (5.63%) Twitter
9 25 (5.41%) HP
10 20 (4.33%) CheckPoint
11 16 (3.46%) Draytek
12 14 (3.03%) Oracle
13 12 (2.60%) Veeam
14 11 (2.38%) SonicWALL
15 10 (2.16%) Websense
16 8 (1.73%) Juniper
17 7 (1.52%) Dell
17 7 (1.52%) Blue Coat
17 7 (1.52%) F5
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago