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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 226 214 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.87% 21.81% 18.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.58% 81.37% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 217 196 174
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
367 263 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.89% 26.81% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 339 237 218
Average salary £38,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £62,250
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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Tunbridge Wells -13 31 £27,500 -35.29% 6
Dartford -1 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Maidstone -7 14 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Sevenoaks - 14 £37,500 - 4
West Malling 0 10 £39,500 +64.58% 3
Canterbury -7 7 £32,292 -13.88% 1
Folkestone -10 5 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Rochester -1 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Tonbridge -1 3 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Chatham +2 2 £43,250 +53.09%
Sittingbourne -1 2 £42,500 +65.04%
Stansted -4 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 247 (55.51%) Microsoft
2 137 (30.79%) Active Directory
3 130 (29.21%) MS Exchange
4 125 (28.09%) SQL Server
5 122 (27.42%) .NET
6 115 (25.84%) C#
7 109 (24.49%) VMware
8 107 (24.04%) Firewall
9 106 (23.82%) MS Office
10 92 (20.67%) Cisco
11 90 (20.22%) Windows 8
12 89 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 83 (18.65%) Linux
13 83 (18.65%) SQL
14 80 (17.98%) IIS
14 80 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
15 78 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 77 (17.30%) ASP.NET
16 77 (17.30%) ITIL
17 75 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
18 72 (16.18%) DNS
19 68 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 68 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 67 (15.06%) Finance
21 64 (14.38%) Citrix
22 61 (13.71%) MCSE
23 60 (13.48%) Problem Management
24 59 (13.26%) MCITP
24 59 (13.26%) Blackberry
25 57 (12.81%) Scrum

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 130 (29.21%) MS Exchange
2 80 (17.98%) IIS
3 53 (11.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 50 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2000
5 29 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (4.72%) Lync
8 17 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (3.37%) CMS
10 14 (3.15%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.92%) Apache
12 12 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
17 1 (0.22%) WordPress
17 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
17 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
17 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 106 (23.82%) MS Office
2 89 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.44%) Office 365
2 31 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (4.49%) SaaS
5 5 (1.12%) PaaS
6 4 (0.90%) IaaS
7 3 (0.67%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 107 (24.04%) Firewall
2 72 (16.18%) DNS
3 56 (12.58%) TCP/IP
4 49 (11.01%) SAN
5 34 (7.64%) DHCP
6 29 (6.52%) iSCSI
7 19 (4.27%) Wireless
8 17 (3.82%) NAS
9 16 (3.60%) Internet
9 16 (3.60%) VoIP
9 16 (3.60%) VPN
10 15 (3.37%) WAN
10 15 (3.37%) LAN
11 12 (2.70%) SMTP
12 11 (2.47%) HTTP
12 11 (2.47%) VLAN
13 9 (2.02%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.57%) IMAP
14 7 (1.57%) DMZ
14 7 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.64%) Redis
3 13 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.02%) Informix
6 7 (1.57%) DataStage
7 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.67%) Big Data
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.45%) OLTP
9 2 (0.45%) MySQL
9 2 (0.45%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (7.19%) NUnit
2 29 (6.52%) MSTest
2 29 (6.52%) Rhino Mocks
2 29 (6.52%) Moq
3 27 (6.07%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.17%) Subversion
5 20 (4.49%) Hudson
6 15 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.02%) ReSharper
9 7 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.90%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.45%) EasyMock
11 2 (0.45%) jMock
11 2 (0.45%) Ant
11 2 (0.45%) JUnit
11 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.45%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.22%) JIRA
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 67 (15.06%) Finance
2 13 (2.92%) Advertising
3 12 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.80%) Marketing
5 7 (1.57%) Retail
6 5 (1.12%) Law
7 3 (0.67%) Legal
7 3 (0.67%) Electronics
7 3 (0.67%) French Language
7 3 (0.67%) German Language
8 2 (0.45%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (27.19%) Support Engineer
2 90 (20.22%) Developer
3 64 (14.38%) Analyst
4 56 (12.58%) .NET Developer
5 45 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (8.09%) Support Analyst
7 35 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
8 31 (6.97%) C# Developer
9 30 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 29 (6.52%) IT Support
11 27 (6.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 27 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 22 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
13 22 (4.94%) Desktop Support
14 21 (4.72%) Systems Support
14 21 (4.72%) Systems Support Engineer
15 20 (4.49%) Software Developer
16 19 (4.27%) Administrator
16 19 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (27.42%) .NET
2 77 (17.30%) ASP.NET
3 53 (11.91%) WinForms
4 50 (11.24%) HTML
4 50 (11.24%) WPF
5 33 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (6.97%) CSS
7 29 (6.52%) Castle Windsor
7 29 (6.52%) Ninject
7 29 (6.52%) WCF
7 29 (6.52%) Spring.NET
7 29 (6.52%) Unity DI Container
8 23 (5.17%) SignalR
8 23 (5.17%) MSMQ
9 20 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (4.04%) Web Services
11 16 (3.60%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.15%) HTML5
13 13 (2.92%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (2.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.26%) Blackberry
2 35 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (6.52%) Inversion of Control
5 23 (5.17%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.60%) Social Network
7 14 (3.15%) EqualLogic
7 14 (3.15%) Blog
8 12 (2.70%) Replication
9 11 (2.47%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.02%) Fat Client
10 9 (2.02%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.80%) iPhone
12 7 (1.57%) PDA
12 7 (1.57%) Clustering
12 7 (1.57%) W3C
13 5 (1.12%) AS400
14 4 (0.90%) NHS
14 4 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 90 (20.22%) Windows 8
2 83 (18.65%) Linux
3 75 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (11.24%) Windows 2000 Server
5 50 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (8.99%) Mac OS X
7 37 (8.31%) UNIX
8 30 (6.74%) Windows 7
9 28 (6.29%) Windows XP
10 20 (4.49%) CentOS
11 14 (3.15%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.70%) Android
12 12 (2.70%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.57%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.45%) Solaris
16 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.22%) MVS
16 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (17.30%) ITIL
3 60 (13.48%) Problem Management
4 57 (12.81%) Scrum
5 55 (12.36%) MVC
6 47 (10.56%) TDD
7 39 (8.76%) MVVM
8 34 (7.64%) DevOps
9 33 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (6.52%) Kanban
10 29 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
11 27 (6.07%) Web Application Development
12 24 (5.39%) Project Management
13 19 (4.27%) Change Management
13 19 (4.27%) SOA
14 18 (4.04%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.04%) Capacity Management
15 17 (3.82%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (3.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 115 (25.84%) C#
2 83 (18.65%) SQL
3 57 (12.81%) PowerShell
4 41 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.60%) C++
6 14 (3.15%) VBScript
7 10 (2.25%) Java
7 10 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.02%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.80%) C
10 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.90%) PHP
12 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.67%) VB
12 3 (0.67%) VBA
12 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.67%) VB6
13 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) Perl
14 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 78 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (13.71%) MCSE
3 59 (13.26%) MCITP
4 57 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (12.58%) CCNA
6 41 (9.21%) Degree
7 12 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.70%) MCSA
7 12 (2.70%) CISSP
8 8 (1.80%) SSCP
9 7 (1.57%) MCP
9 7 (1.57%) CHFI
10 6 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.35%) CCSA
11 5 (1.12%) MCTS
12 4 (0.90%) CISMP
13 3 (0.67%) CCSE
13 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.97%) SLA
1 31 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.47%) QA
5 5 (1.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 137 (30.79%) Active Directory
2 68 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 42 (9.44%) vSphere
5 22 (4.94%) XenApp
6 20 (4.49%) Docker
7 16 (3.60%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.80%) DFS Replication
10 6 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.67%) vCloud
11 3 (0.67%) Firmware
12 2 (0.45%) XenServer
12 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.22%) ACF2
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (8.09%) HAProxy
2 30 (6.74%) SCCM
3 24 (5.39%) SCOM
4 20 (4.49%) Puppet
4 20 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (4.49%) Backup Exec
5 19 (4.27%) SCVMM
6 11 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (1.57%) WSUS
7 7 (1.57%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (1.57%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.90%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.22%) Nessus
10 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 247 (55.51%) Microsoft
2 109 (24.49%) VMware
3 92 (20.67%) Cisco
4 64 (14.38%) Citrix
5 49 (11.01%) Apple
6 48 (10.79%) Avaya
7 36 (8.09%) HP
8 20 (4.49%) Oracle
9 18 (4.04%) Symantec
10 17 (3.82%) Nimble Storage
11 16 (3.60%) Facebook
11 16 (3.60%) Twitter
12 13 (2.92%) Veeam
13 7 (1.57%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.57%) Draytek
13 7 (1.57%) IBM
13 7 (1.57%) Dell
14 6 (1.35%) EMC
14 6 (1.35%) Adobe
14 6 (1.35%) Siebel
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago