The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 158 245 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.90% 22.33% 21.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.15% 64.64% 67.45%
Number of salaries quoted 142 223 238
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,600 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
219 379 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.58% 34.55% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 186 324 342
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Kent

Windows
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -4 24 £55,000 +100.00% 4
Dartford -14 11 £42,500 - 1
Folkestone +8 9 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Sittingbourne +1 9 £32,500 -
Chatham -7 7 £42,500 -35.84% 1
Canterbury +9 5 £47,250 +30.13%
Tunbridge Wells -5 5 £42,500 -5.55%
West Malling +1 4 £33,750 -20.58%
Sevenoaks -2 3 £27,000 +13.68%
Faversham - 3 £37,500 -
Rochester +4 2 £28,250 +28.40%
Tonbridge +2 2 £50,000 -23.07%
Westerham - 2 £25,000 -
Longfield - 1 £22,500 -
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Windows.

1 159 (49.69%) Windows Server
2 139 (43.44%) Active Directory
3 121 (37.81%) Microsoft
4 99 (30.94%) VMware
5 89 (27.81%) MS Excel
6 84 (26.25%) SQL Server
7 82 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (24.38%) Firewall
9 75 (23.44%) MS Exchange
10 67 (20.94%) .NET
11 66 (20.63%) C#
11 66 (20.63%) Finance
12 65 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 58 (18.13%) DNS
14 56 (17.50%) DHCP
15 54 (16.88%) Cisco
15 54 (16.88%) MS Office
16 51 (15.94%) Citrix
17 48 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (14.69%) Linux
19 46 (14.38%) WAN
20 45 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (13.75%) TCP/IP
21 44 (13.75%) SQL
22 43 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
23 41 (12.81%) VPN
24 39 (12.19%) SAN
24 39 (12.19%) ASP.NET
24 39 (12.19%) Windows 7
25 38 (11.88%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (5.31%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (4.69%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.50%) IIS
8 7 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.25%) CMS
10 4 (1.25%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) Apache
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 89 (27.81%) MS Excel
2 54 (16.88%) MS Office
3 5 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.31%) Office 365
2 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (24.38%) Firewall
2 58 (18.13%) DNS
3 56 (17.50%) DHCP
4 46 (14.38%) WAN
5 44 (13.75%) TCP/IP
6 41 (12.81%) VPN
7 39 (12.19%) SAN
8 36 (11.25%) LAN
9 35 (10.94%) VLAN
10 28 (8.75%) VoIP
11 19 (5.94%) Internet
12 11 (3.44%) NAS
13 10 (3.13%) Wireless
14 9 (2.81%) DSL
14 9 (2.81%) IP Telephony
14 9 (2.81%) MPLS
14 9 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (2.50%) Skype
16 5 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
16 5 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 20 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.19%) MySQL
9 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.25%) Big Data
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.25%) Redis
12 3 (0.94%) Informix
12 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (7.19%) NUnit
2 22 (6.88%) Moq
2 22 (6.88%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (4.69%) MSTest
4 12 (3.75%) Toad
5 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.31%) NuGet
9 1 (0.31%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 66 (20.63%) Finance
2 7 (2.19%) Advertising
2 7 (2.19%) Games
3 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
3 4 (1.25%) Back Office
3 4 (1.25%) Legal
4 3 (0.94%) Music Industry
4 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.63%) Banking
5 2 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (20.63%) Developer
2 48 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 38 (11.88%) IT Support
4 36 (11.25%) Support Engineer
5 34 (10.63%) C# Developer
6 33 (10.31%) Analyst
7 27 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (6.88%) 1st Line Support
10 21 (6.56%) Administrator
10 21 (6.56%) Support Analyst
11 18 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (5.00%) IT Manager
14 15 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (4.69%) Consultant
14 15 (4.69%) DBA
15 13 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
16 12 (3.75%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.94%) .NET
2 39 (12.19%) ASP.NET
3 27 (8.44%) WPF
4 22 (6.88%) WinForms
5 20 (6.25%) CSS
6 19 (5.94%) WCF
7 17 (5.31%) HTML
8 15 (4.69%) Castle Windsor
8 15 (4.69%) Ninject
8 15 (4.69%) Spring.NET
8 15 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
9 13 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (4.06%) SOAP
9 13 (4.06%) Web Services
10 10 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 10 (3.13%) REST
10 10 (3.13%) XML
10 10 (3.13%) XSLT
11 9 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (2.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 15 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (3.44%) iPad
3 11 (3.44%) Replication
4 10 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.13%) Social Network
5 9 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.88%) iPhone
8 5 (1.56%) AS400
9 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.63%) Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 159 (49.69%) Windows Server
2 82 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (14.69%) Linux
5 39 (12.19%) Windows 7
6 32 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 32 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (9.06%) Windows XP
8 20 (6.25%) Unix
9 18 (5.63%) Mac OS X
10 16 (5.00%) Mac OS
11 14 (4.38%) Windows 10
12 10 (3.13%) Android
13 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.25%) Solaris
14 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.25%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (11.56%) ITIL
3 29 (9.06%) MVVM
4 28 (8.75%) Scrum
4 28 (8.75%) TDD
5 24 (7.50%) High Availability
6 23 (7.19%) MVC
7 22 (6.88%) Kanban
8 20 (6.25%) CRM
8 20 (6.25%) Web Development
9 19 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (5.94%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.63%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.63%) Information Security
11 15 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (4.69%) DevOps
12 14 (4.38%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (4.06%) Migration
14 12 (3.75%) SIEM
15 11 (3.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.63%) C#
2 44 (13.75%) SQL
3 31 (9.69%) PowerShell
4 29 (9.06%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.63%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.50%) Java
7 7 (2.19%) Perl
8 6 (1.88%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.88%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.56%) PHP
9 5 (1.56%) RPG
9 5 (1.56%) VB
10 4 (1.25%) C
10 4 (1.25%) C++
10 4 (1.25%) ECMAScript
11 3 (0.94%) VBScript
12 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) R
13 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (10.94%) MCSE
3 30 (9.38%) CCNA
3 30 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (7.81%) MCSA
5 15 (4.69%) MCITP
6 14 (4.38%) Degree
7 9 (2.81%) A+ Certification
7 9 (2.81%) CCNP
8 7 (2.19%) CISSP
9 5 (1.56%) CEH
9 5 (1.56%) MCTS
10 4 (1.25%) CREST Certified
10 4 (1.25%) HND
10 4 (1.25%) MCP
10 4 (1.25%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.63%) HNC
12 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.81%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.19%) SLA
3 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 139 (43.44%) Active Directory
2 48 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (11.88%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.69%) XenApp
5 9 (2.81%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.50%) vSphere
7 5 (1.56%) Terminal Server
7 5 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.63%) XenServer
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.31%) Docker
10 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (6.88%) SCCM
2 12 (3.75%) SCOM
3 11 (3.44%) Data Guard
3 11 (3.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 11 (3.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (3.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.44%) Tivoli
3 11 (3.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.88%) Ansible
5 4 (1.25%) Nessus
5 4 (1.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.63%) Foglight
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.63%) Puppet
7 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (37.81%) Microsoft
2 99 (30.94%) VMware
3 54 (16.88%) Cisco
4 51 (15.94%) Citrix
5 31 (9.69%) HP
6 26 (8.13%) Apple
7 25 (7.81%) Oracle
8 15 (4.69%) Avaya
9 14 (4.38%) Facebook
10 12 (3.75%) IBM
11 10 (3.13%) Twitter
12 9 (2.81%) Mitel
12 9 (2.81%) Symantec
13 8 (2.50%) Google
14 7 (2.19%) Dell
15 6 (1.88%) Nortel
16 5 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
16 5 (1.56%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.56%) Infor
17 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Michael Page International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 15%bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with full benefits packa
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £49500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago