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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 247 242 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.22% 19.64% 18.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.87% 90.30% 79.21%
Number of salaries quoted 231 225 123
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
375 268 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.22% 21.75% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 337 243 154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +6 42 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Tunbridge Wells -3 23 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Dartford -15 16 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Canterbury -1 13 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Sevenoaks +11 12 £42,500 +70.00%
Stansted - 7 £22,500 -
Faversham -1 6 £35,000 -36.36%
West Malling -4 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Sittingbourne -12 2 £36,750 +22.50% 1
Folkestone -14 2 £20,000 -43.26%
Chatham +4 1 £24,000 -70.00% 1
Dover -8 1 £60,000 +160.86%
Snodland - 1 £32,000 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 241 (51.94%) Microsoft
2 141 (30.39%) Firewall
3 138 (29.74%) Cisco
4 129 (27.80%) SQL Server
5 128 (27.59%) VMware
6 116 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 113 (24.35%) Cisco Certification
8 106 (22.84%) C#
9 102 (21.98%) Active Directory
10 100 (21.55%) MS Office
11 96 (20.69%) .NET
12 95 (20.47%) CCNA
13 90 (19.40%) Linux
14 85 (18.32%) MS Excel
14 85 (18.32%) Degree
14 85 (18.32%) ASP.NET
15 82 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 82 (17.67%) Windows 7
16 81 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
17 80 (17.24%) Finance
17 80 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 79 (17.03%) ITIL
19 78 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
20 77 (16.59%) MVC
21 75 (16.16%) MCSE
21 75 (16.16%) WPF
22 74 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 72 (15.52%) Citrix
24 69 (14.87%) WAN
25 68 (14.66%) Scrum

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 116 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 33 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2000
4 28 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.23%) Apache
9 11 (2.37%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.94%) Lync
11 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.51%) IIS
13 6 (1.29%) JBoss
13 6 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.65%) CMS
14 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.43%) WorkSite
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
16 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 100 (21.55%) MS Office
2 85 (18.32%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.51%) FastStats
4 6 (1.29%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.23%) Office 365
2 14 (3.02%) SaaS
3 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (30.39%) Firewall
2 69 (14.87%) WAN
3 67 (14.44%) LAN
4 58 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 42 (9.05%) DNS
6 37 (7.97%) SAN
7 35 (7.54%) DHCP
8 34 (7.33%) Wireless
9 32 (6.90%) VPN
10 25 (5.39%) VLAN
11 24 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (4.74%) Internet
13 20 (4.31%) IP Telephony
14 17 (3.66%) Network Security
15 14 (3.02%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (1.94%) OSPF
16 9 (1.94%) BGP
17 8 (1.72%) MPLS
17 8 (1.72%) WLAN
17 8 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.02%) Redis
4 13 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.37%) MySQL
6 10 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.43%) EDMS
9 2 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.22%) MS Access
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 54 (11.64%) NUnit
2 53 (11.42%) MSTest
2 53 (11.42%) Rhino Mocks
2 53 (11.42%) Moq
3 15 (3.23%) NCrunch
4 7 (1.51%) AdminStudio
4 7 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.51%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.08%) Subversion
6 5 (1.08%) Maven
6 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.65%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.43%) Selenium
10 1 (0.22%) Firebug
10 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
General
1 80 (17.24%) Finance
2 17 (3.66%) Advertising
3 14 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.80%) Electronics
5 10 (2.16%) Banking
5 10 (2.16%) Retail
6 8 (1.72%) Marketing
6 8 (1.72%) Legal
7 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.29%) Law
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (25.00%) Developer
2 70 (15.09%) .NET Developer
3 51 (10.99%) Consultant
4 45 (9.70%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 33 (7.11%) Technical Consultant
7 31 (6.68%) Analyst
8 27 (5.82%) Technical Support
9 26 (5.60%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (4.96%) IT Support
11 21 (4.53%) Support Analyst
12 20 (4.31%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.31%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
14 18 (3.88%) Software Developer
15 17 (3.66%) Network Engineer
16 15 (3.23%) Administrator
16 15 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (20.69%) .NET
2 85 (18.32%) ASP.NET
3 75 (16.16%) WPF
4 74 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (14.44%) WCF
6 54 (11.64%) WinForms
6 54 (11.64%) Unity DI Container
7 53 (11.42%) Spring.NET
7 53 (11.42%) Castle Windsor
7 53 (11.42%) Ninject
8 25 (5.39%) Razor View Engine
9 24 (5.17%) .NET Framework
10 23 (4.96%) WSE
11 22 (4.74%) MSMQ
12 17 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (3.45%) HTML
14 15 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (3.02%) SignalR
16 13 (2.80%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.15%) Inversion of Control
2 49 (10.56%) Blackberry
3 41 (8.84%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.17%) Social Network
6 20 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.02%) iPhone
8 14 (3.02%) Blog
9 9 (1.94%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.72%) Physics
10 8 (1.72%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.72%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.72%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.51%) PDA
11 7 (1.51%) Social Media
11 7 (1.51%) iPad
12 6 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.29%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.40%) Linux
2 82 (17.67%) Windows 7
3 81 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 42 (9.05%) Windows 8
7 39 (8.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 39 (8.41%) Mac OS X
8 28 (6.03%) AIX
9 21 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.45%) UNIX
11 15 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.02%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.94%) Solaris
14 7 (1.51%) VMS
15 6 (1.29%) Android
16 5 (1.08%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
19 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.03%) ITIL
2 78 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (16.59%) MVC
4 68 (14.66%) Scrum
5 64 (13.79%) MVVM
6 58 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (12.50%) Kanban
7 57 (12.28%) Dependency Injection
8 55 (11.85%) TDD
9 53 (11.42%) Web Application Development
10 42 (9.05%) Problem Management
11 35 (7.54%) Software Engineering
12 33 (7.11%) OO
13 30 (6.47%) OOD
14 25 (5.39%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.74%) Information Security
16 21 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (4.31%) Change Management
17 20 (4.31%) BCP
18 18 (3.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 106 (22.84%) C#
2 67 (14.44%) SQL
3 37 (7.97%) C++
4 28 (6.03%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.96%) C
6 22 (4.74%) VBScript
7 19 (4.09%) Java
8 14 (3.02%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.59%) PHP
10 11 (2.37%) Perl
10 11 (2.37%) Embedded C
11 10 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.94%) Embedded C++
13 8 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.29%) Ruby
15 4 (0.86%) XAML
15 4 (0.86%) Python
15 4 (0.86%) VB
16 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.43%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 113 (24.35%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (20.47%) CCNA
3 85 (18.32%) Degree
4 80 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (16.16%) MCSE
6 47 (10.13%) MCITP
7 33 (7.11%) CCSA
7 33 (7.11%) JNCIA
8 23 (4.96%) Security Cleared
9 19 (4.09%) CCNP
10 17 (3.66%) CISSP
11 14 (3.02%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.94%) CCSE
13 9 (1.94%) MCP
14 8 (1.72%) MCSA
14 8 (1.72%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.29%) CEH
15 6 (1.29%) CCDP
16 5 (1.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.82%) SLA
2 25 (5.39%) PCI DSS
3 22 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.16%) COBIT
5 8 (1.72%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (21.98%) Active Directory
2 82 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.27%) vSphere
4 38 (8.19%) XenApp
5 28 (6.03%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.88%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.86%) NFS
8 4 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.65%) Firmware
10 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 31 (6.68%) Backup Exec
2 24 (5.17%) WSUS
3 20 (4.31%) SCCM
4 14 (3.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (1.94%) Puppet
6 8 (1.72%) SCOM
7 6 (1.29%) ZABBIX
7 6 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.08%) Capistrano
8 5 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.86%) Control-M
9 4 (0.86%) OpenView
9 4 (0.86%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.65%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 241 (51.94%) Microsoft
2 138 (29.74%) Cisco
3 128 (27.59%) VMware
4 72 (15.52%) Citrix
5 67 (14.44%) Apple
6 56 (12.07%) CheckPoint
7 41 (8.84%) Avaya
8 32 (6.90%) HP
9 27 (5.82%) Oracle
10 24 (5.17%) Facebook
10 24 (5.17%) Twitter
11 22 (4.74%) F5
11 22 (4.74%) SonicWALL
11 22 (4.74%) Juniper
12 21 (4.53%) Symantec
12 21 (4.53%) Websense
13 20 (4.31%) Blue Coat
14 16 (3.45%) McAfee
14 16 (3.45%) Dell
15 15 (3.23%) IBM
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £17,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 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
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £375000 per annum + On Call + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Dartford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 23 days ago
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Maidstone
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 per annum + On-Call Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago