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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 229 223 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.50% 18.79% 17.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.33% 84.79% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 210 205 122
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
300 263 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.47% 22.16% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 271 234 164
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +7 24 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Canterbury +2 18 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Dartford -13 12 £45,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +14 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Sevenoaks +10 9 £35,000 -6.66% 2
West Malling -2 9 £24,000 -45.14% 1
Dover +1 8 £61,250 +166.30%
Folkestone -4 7 £20,000 -31.03%
Rochester +1 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Whitstable 0 6 £31,500 +53.65%
Chatham +7 2 £22,750 -71.56%
Faversham 0 2 £35,000 -1.40%
Westerham - 1 £23,500 - 1
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 264 (54.77%) Microsoft
2 155 (32.16%) Firewall
3 143 (29.67%) Cisco
4 140 (29.05%) SQL Server
5 124 (25.73%) MS Office
6 123 (25.52%) MS Exchange
7 122 (25.31%) Cisco Certification
8 121 (25.10%) Degree
9 114 (23.65%) C#
10 113 (23.44%) .NET
11 107 (22.20%) MS Excel
12 105 (21.78%) Active Directory
13 101 (20.95%) ITIL
14 99 (20.54%) CCNA
15 98 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 97 (20.12%) VMware
17 94 (19.50%) Windows 7
18 88 (18.26%) ASP.NET
19 86 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
20 85 (17.63%) WCF
21 83 (17.22%) MCSE
21 83 (17.22%) WAN
22 80 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
23 78 (16.18%) Linux
24 77 (15.98%) LAN
24 77 (15.98%) WPF
25 69 (14.32%) MVC
26 68 (14.11%) SQL
27 66 (13.69%) Finance
27 66 (13.69%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 123 (25.52%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2000
3 42 (8.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (8.09%) IIS
5 26 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.94%) Tomcat
8 16 (3.32%) SharePoint
8 16 (3.32%) Apache
9 14 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (2.07%) Lync
12 7 (1.45%) JBoss
12 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.41%) CMS
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 124 (25.73%) MS Office
2 107 (22.20%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.87%) FastStats
4 6 (1.24%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.83%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.41%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.90%) Office 365
2 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.45%) IaaS
4 5 (1.04%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (32.16%) Firewall
2 83 (17.22%) WAN
3 77 (15.98%) LAN
4 45 (9.34%) SAN
5 44 (9.13%) Wireless
6 37 (7.68%) TCP/IP
7 29 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (5.60%) VPN
8 27 (5.60%) DNS
9 23 (4.77%) DHCP
10 22 (4.56%) Internet
11 20 (4.15%) IP Telephony
11 20 (4.15%) VLAN
11 20 (4.15%) Network Security
12 17 (3.53%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (2.90%) BGP
13 14 (2.90%) OSPF
14 13 (2.70%) HTTP
14 13 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 10 (2.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (29.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.53%) MySQL
4 15 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Power View
9 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.04%) Redis
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.41%) DB2
12 2 (0.41%) EDMS
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 41 (8.51%) NUnit
2 40 (8.30%) MSTest
2 40 (8.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 40 (8.30%) Moq
3 10 (2.07%) Xcode
4 8 (1.66%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.24%) AdminStudio
6 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.04%) Maven
6 5 (1.04%) Subversion
6 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.04%) NCrunch
7 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.83%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.62%) Selenium
9 2 (0.41%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.41%) Firebug
10 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 66 (13.69%) Finance
2 11 (2.28%) Electronics
3 10 (2.07%) Banking
3 10 (2.07%) Advertising
4 8 (1.66%) Retail
5 7 (1.45%) Legal
5 7 (1.45%) Marketing
6 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.04%) Law
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (23.44%) Developer
2 76 (15.77%) Analyst
3 69 (14.32%) .NET Developer
4 57 (11.83%) Support Analyst
5 51 (10.58%) Support Engineer
6 50 (10.37%) Consultant
7 40 (8.30%) IT Support
8 33 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (6.22%) Technical Consultant
9 30 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 26 (5.39%) Software Engineer
11 23 (4.77%) Technical Support
12 22 (4.56%) 1st Line Support
12 22 (4.56%) Software Developer
13 20 (4.15%) C# Developer
14 19 (3.94%) IT Support Analyst
14 19 (3.94%) Infrastructure Manager
15 18 (3.73%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 15 (3.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (23.44%) .NET
2 88 (18.26%) ASP.NET
3 85 (17.63%) WCF
4 77 (15.98%) WPF
5 51 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (10.17%) WinForms
7 41 (8.51%) Unity DI Container
8 40 (8.30%) Spring.NET
8 40 (8.30%) Castle Windsor
8 40 (8.30%) Ninject
9 36 (7.47%) CSS
10 35 (7.26%) HTML
11 29 (6.02%) MSMQ
12 21 (4.36%) Razor View Engine
13 20 (4.15%) Silverlight
14 15 (3.11%) Web Services
14 15 (3.11%) WSE
15 13 (2.70%) jQuery
15 13 (2.70%) REST
15 13 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.37%) Blackberry
2 42 (8.71%) Inversion of Control
3 33 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.11%) Social Network
6 10 (2.07%) User Experience
6 10 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.45%) AS400
7 7 (1.45%) Statistics
7 7 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.24%) Open Source
8 6 (1.24%) Tandem
8 6 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.04%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.04%) Blog
9 5 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.50%) Windows 7
2 80 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (16.18%) Linux
4 66 (13.69%) Windows 8
5 48 (9.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 46 (9.54%) Windows XP
7 43 (8.92%) Mac OS X
8 40 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (5.60%) AIX
10 24 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.90%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.70%) UNIX
13 10 (2.07%) Windows Phone
13 10 (2.07%) Android
14 8 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.45%) VMS
15 7 (1.45%) Solaris
15 7 (1.45%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.04%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.41%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (20.95%) ITIL
2 86 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (14.32%) MVC
4 60 (12.45%) TDD
4 60 (12.45%) Scrum
5 49 (10.17%) Kanban
6 48 (9.96%) Software Engineering
7 46 (9.54%) Problem Management
8 45 (9.34%) MVVM
9 43 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (8.71%) Dependency Injection
11 40 (8.30%) Web Application Development
12 37 (7.68%) OO
13 24 (4.98%) OOD
13 24 (4.98%) Service Delivery
13 24 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (4.36%) Change Management
15 20 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (4.15%) Project Management
15 20 (4.15%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 114 (23.65%) C#
2 68 (14.11%) SQL
3 43 (8.92%) C++
4 32 (6.64%) JavaScript
5 24 (4.98%) C
6 17 (3.53%) VB
7 15 (3.11%) Java
7 15 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.70%) PHP
10 12 (2.49%) Embedded C
10 12 (2.49%) XAML
11 11 (2.28%) Perl
12 10 (2.07%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.07%) Embedded C++
13 9 (1.87%) VBScript
14 8 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.45%) Ruby
16 5 (1.04%) VB6
17 4 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 122 (25.31%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (25.10%) Degree
3 99 (20.54%) CCNA
4 98 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (17.22%) MCSE
6 61 (12.66%) MCITP
7 26 (5.39%) CCNP
8 25 (5.19%) JNCIA
8 25 (5.19%) CCSA
9 18 (3.73%) Security Cleared
10 17 (3.53%) CISSP
11 15 (3.11%) CCSE
12 14 (2.90%) JNCIS
13 13 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.49%) MCP
15 9 (1.87%) MCSA
15 9 (1.87%) SC Cleared
16 6 (1.24%) CEH
16 6 (1.24%) HND
16 6 (1.24%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.85%) SLA
2 30 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.19%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.49%) QA
5 10 (2.07%) COBIT
6 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (21.78%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.43%) XenApp
4 22 (4.56%) vSphere
5 21 (4.36%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.73%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.04%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.83%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.83%) NFS
10 3 (0.62%) Firmware
10 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 19 (3.94%) SCCM
2 12 (2.49%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.45%) ZABBIX
3 7 (1.45%) Puppet
4 6 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.24%) WSUS
5 5 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.04%) Foglight
5 5 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (1.04%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.83%) SCOM
6 4 (0.83%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.83%) OpenView
6 4 (0.83%) Control-M
7 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.62%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 264 (54.77%) Microsoft
2 143 (29.67%) Cisco
3 97 (20.12%) VMware
4 65 (13.49%) Apple
5 57 (11.83%) CheckPoint
5 57 (11.83%) Citrix
6 44 (9.13%) Avaya
7 25 (5.19%) F5
7 25 (5.19%) Oracle
8 24 (4.98%) Juniper
9 23 (4.77%) Blue Coat
10 22 (4.56%) HP
11 20 (4.15%) Websense
12 19 (3.94%) SonicWALL
12 19 (3.94%) McAfee
13 17 (3.53%) Lumension
13 17 (3.53%) Aruba
14 15 (3.11%) Facebook
14 15 (3.11%) Twitter
15 12 (2.49%) SolarWinds
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
BFP Wholesale Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + 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: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Westerham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidstone
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago