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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 246 244 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.35% 19.38% 17.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.49% 88.41% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 227 226 119
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £48,000
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
354 276 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.73% 21.92% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 317 249 156
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +5 38 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Tunbridge Wells +4 20 £51,250 +28.12% 5
Canterbury +1 15 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Sevenoaks +13 11 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Malling -4 11 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Dartford -18 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Faversham 0 6 £35,000 -22.65%
Dover -4 5 £60,000 +160.86%
Folkestone -10 4 £20,000 -32.20%
Stansted - 3 £16,000 -
Rochester +1 2 £31,500 +14.54%
Whitstable 0 2 £25,000 +21.95%
Chatham +7 1 £24,000 -70.00%
Snodland - 1 £32,000 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 259 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 157 (32.78%) Firewall
3 146 (30.48%) Cisco
4 126 (26.30%) MS Exchange
5 125 (26.10%) SQL Server
6 124 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
7 118 (24.63%) VMware
8 111 (23.17%) MS Office
9 108 (22.55%) Active Directory
10 107 (22.34%) C#
11 103 (21.50%) CCNA
12 102 (21.29%) .NET
13 99 (20.67%) Degree
14 95 (19.83%) MS Excel
14 95 (19.83%) Windows 7
15 93 (19.42%) ITIL
15 93 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 90 (18.79%) Linux
17 85 (17.75%) ASP.NET
18 84 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
19 82 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 81 (16.91%) MCSE
21 78 (16.28%) WAN
22 76 (15.87%) WCF
22 76 (15.87%) WPF
23 75 (15.66%) MVC
24 74 (15.45%) Finance
24 74 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
25 72 (15.03%) LAN
26 67 (13.99%) Apple

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 126 (26.30%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 40 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2000
4 22 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.55%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.55%) IIS
8 15 (3.13%) Apache
9 14 (2.92%) Tomcat
10 10 (2.09%) Lync
11 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.25%) JBoss
14 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.42%) CMS
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.42%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 111 (23.17%) MS Office
2 95 (19.83%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.88%) FastStats
4 5 (1.04%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.92%) Office 365
2 10 (2.09%) SaaS
3 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (32.78%) Firewall
2 78 (16.28%) WAN
3 72 (15.03%) LAN
4 53 (11.06%) TCP/IP
5 41 (8.56%) Wireless
6 37 (7.72%) SAN
7 35 (7.31%) DNS
8 32 (6.68%) VPN
9 31 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (5.85%) DHCP
11 22 (4.59%) Network Security
12 21 (4.38%) IP Telephony
12 21 (4.38%) Internet
12 21 (4.38%) VLAN
13 17 (3.55%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (3.13%) OSPF
14 15 (3.13%) BGP
15 13 (2.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (2.09%) HTTP
17 9 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (26.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.71%) MySQL
3 13 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.09%) Redis
5 10 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.42%) EDMS
10 2 (0.42%) DB2
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 50 (10.44%) NUnit
2 49 (10.23%) MSTest
2 49 (10.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 49 (10.23%) Moq
3 11 (2.30%) NCrunch
4 6 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.25%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.25%) AdminStudio
4 6 (1.25%) Xcode
5 5 (1.04%) Subversion
5 5 (1.04%) Maven
5 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.42%) Selenium
9 1 (0.21%) Firebug
9 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.21%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (15.45%) Finance
2 16 (3.34%) Advertising
3 12 (2.51%) Electronics
4 11 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.09%) Banking
6 8 (1.67%) Retail
7 7 (1.46%) Legal
8 6 (1.25%) Law
8 6 (1.25%) Marketing
9 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 110 (22.96%) Developer
2 66 (13.78%) .NET Developer
3 52 (10.86%) Consultant
4 50 (10.44%) Support Engineer
5 49 (10.23%) Analyst
6 36 (7.52%) Support Analyst
7 33 (6.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (6.68%) Technical Consultant
8 32 (6.68%) IT Support
9 28 (5.85%) Technical Support
10 27 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (5.01%) 1st Line Support
12 23 (4.80%) C# Developer
13 22 (4.59%) Software Engineer
14 21 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 19 (3.97%) Software Developer
15 19 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
16 18 (3.76%) Network Engineer
17 15 (3.13%) Administrator
17 15 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (21.29%) .NET
2 85 (17.75%) ASP.NET
3 76 (15.87%) WCF
3 76 (15.87%) WPF
4 65 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (11.27%) WinForms
6 50 (10.44%) Unity DI Container
7 49 (10.23%) Castle Windsor
7 49 (10.23%) Ninject
7 49 (10.23%) Spring.NET
8 25 (5.22%) MSMQ
8 25 (5.22%) Razor View Engine
9 23 (4.80%) WSE
10 22 (4.59%) CSS
11 21 (4.38%) HTML
12 17 (3.55%) Web Services
13 16 (3.34%) .NET Framework
14 13 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (2.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.27%) Inversion of Control
2 50 (10.44%) Blackberry
3 38 (7.93%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 25 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.18%) Social Network
7 10 (2.09%) Blog
7 10 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.67%) iPhone
8 8 (1.67%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.46%) Physics
9 7 (1.46%) Social Media
10 6 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.25%) Tandem
10 6 (1.25%) AS400
10 6 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.25%) User Experience
11 5 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (19.83%) Windows 7
2 90 (18.79%) Linux
3 82 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (11.48%) Windows 8
5 49 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (10.02%) Windows XP
7 46 (9.60%) Windows 2000 Server
8 44 (9.19%) Mac OS X
9 27 (5.64%) AIX
10 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (3.34%) UNIX
12 12 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.30%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.09%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.67%) Solaris
16 7 (1.46%) Android
16 7 (1.46%) VMS
17 6 (1.25%) Windows Phone
18 5 (1.04%) Mac OS
19 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (19.42%) ITIL
2 84 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (15.66%) MVC
4 66 (13.78%) Scrum
5 58 (12.11%) MVVM
6 57 (11.90%) TDD
7 55 (11.48%) Kanban
8 52 (10.86%) Dependency Injection
9 51 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (10.23%) Web Application Development
11 46 (9.60%) Problem Management
12 42 (8.77%) Software Engineering
13 38 (7.93%) OO
14 26 (5.43%) OOD
14 26 (5.43%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.59%) Change Management
15 22 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (4.18%) Information Security
17 19 (3.97%) CRM
18 18 (3.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 107 (22.34%) C#
2 62 (12.94%) SQL
3 42 (8.77%) C++
4 23 (4.80%) C
5 22 (4.59%) VBScript
5 22 (4.59%) PowerShell
6 21 (4.38%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.76%) Java
8 11 (2.30%) Perl
8 11 (2.30%) PHP
8 11 (2.30%) Embedded C
9 10 (2.09%) VB
9 10 (2.09%) XAML
10 9 (1.88%) Embedded C++
11 7 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.25%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.25%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.25%) Ruby
13 4 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 124 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (21.50%) CCNA
3 99 (20.67%) Degree
4 93 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (16.91%) MCSE
6 56 (11.69%) MCITP
7 34 (7.10%) CCSA
7 34 (7.10%) JNCIA
8 24 (5.01%) CCNP
9 21 (4.38%) Security Cleared
10 17 (3.55%) CISSP
11 15 (3.13%) CCSE
12 14 (2.92%) JNCIS
13 13 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.51%) MCP
15 11 (2.30%) SC Cleared
16 10 (2.09%) MCSA
17 6 (1.25%) CCDP
17 6 (1.25%) CEH
18 5 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.68%) SLA
2 25 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (5.01%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.30%) QA
5 10 (2.09%) COBIT
6 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (22.55%) Active Directory
2 74 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.72%) XenApp
3 37 (7.72%) vSphere
4 19 (3.97%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.76%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.84%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.84%) NFS
7 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.63%) Firmware
9 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (5.22%) Backup Exec
2 20 (4.18%) WSUS
3 18 (3.76%) SCCM
4 12 (2.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.46%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.25%) Puppet
6 6 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.25%) SCOM
7 5 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.04%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.84%) Control-M
8 4 (0.84%) OpenView
8 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.63%) Foglight
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.63%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 259 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 146 (30.48%) Cisco
3 118 (24.63%) VMware
4 67 (13.99%) Apple
5 66 (13.78%) Citrix
6 65 (13.57%) CheckPoint
7 45 (9.39%) Avaya
8 33 (6.89%) HP
9 29 (6.05%) Juniper
9 29 (6.05%) F5
10 27 (5.64%) Blue Coat
10 27 (5.64%) Oracle
11 24 (5.01%) Websense
12 23 (4.80%) SonicWALL
13 20 (4.18%) Facebook
13 20 (4.18%) Twitter
14 19 (3.97%) McAfee
15 18 (3.76%) Lumension
15 18 (3.76%) Aruba
16 17 (3.55%) Symantec
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edenbridge, Kent
EVAK Technologies Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago