The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 251 202 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.65% 19.26% 18.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.45% 73.19% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 230 173 136
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
312 276 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.16% 26.31% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 281 231 174
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
South East

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 July 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 July 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 +14 45 £37,500 -0.66% 3
Stansted -1 23 £45,000 -55.00%
Dartford -7 22 £45,000 +80.00% 5
Tunbridge Wells +3 15 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Westerham - 12 £24,750 - 1
Sittingbourne - 11 £33,750 -
Folkestone +1 9 £31,250 -37.50% 3
West Malling 0 6 £51,430 +11.20% 1
Whitstable +1 5 £26,500 -7.01% 1
Gravesend - 5 £35,692 -
Tonbridge +3 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Dover 0 3 £58,750 +26.34%
Chatham -7 2 £29,500 -57.85%
Canterbury -8 2 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Rochester +2 1 £50,000 +56.25%
Windows
South East

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 237 (49.69%) Microsoft
2 172 (36.06%) SQL Server
3 155 (32.49%) .NET
4 141 (29.56%) SQL
5 136 (28.51%) C#
6 126 (26.42%) Firewall
7 124 (26.00%) Active Directory
8 123 (25.79%) MS Exchange
9 120 (25.16%) Degree
10 110 (23.06%) MS Office
11 105 (22.01%) Cisco
12 102 (21.38%) MS Excel
12 102 (21.38%) WCF
13 97 (20.34%) ITIL
14 95 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 93 (19.50%) ASP.NET
16 86 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
17 84 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 80 (16.77%) Windows 8
19 76 (15.93%) MVC
20 74 (15.51%) Windows 7
21 73 (15.30%) VMware
22 72 (15.09%) CCNA
23 70 (14.68%) IIS
23 70 (14.68%) WPF
24 69 (14.47%) MCSE
25 68 (14.26%) LAN
26 65 (13.63%) WAN
27 59 (12.37%) HTML
28 57 (11.95%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (25.79%) MS Exchange
2 70 (14.68%) IIS
3 36 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2000
4 35 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (6.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (4.40%) Tomcat
7 21 (4.40%) SharePoint
8 20 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (2.10%) Apache
11 9 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.05%) Lync
13 5 (1.05%) CMS
14 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.42%) Drupal
15 1 (0.21%) Node.js
Applications
1 110 (23.06%) MS Office
2 102 (21.38%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.52%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.10%) FastStats
6 9 (1.89%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.68%) PowerPivot
8 5 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.21%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.21%) PageMaker
9 1 (0.21%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.31%) Office 365
3 5 (1.05%) IaaS
4 2 (0.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (26.42%) Firewall
2 68 (14.26%) LAN
3 65 (13.63%) WAN
4 44 (9.22%) Wireless
5 36 (7.55%) SAN
6 35 (7.34%) DNS
7 26 (5.45%) VPN
8 25 (5.24%) TCP/IP
9 24 (5.03%) DHCP
10 17 (3.56%) BGP
10 17 (3.56%) OSPF
11 16 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (3.14%) IP Telephony
12 15 (3.14%) Internet
13 14 (2.94%) MPLS
13 14 (2.94%) VLAN
13 14 (2.94%) Network Security
14 11 (2.31%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.31%) HTTP
15 10 (2.10%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (36.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (6.71%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.19%) MySQL
7 19 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 16 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.52%) SQLite
11 10 (2.10%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.47%) DTS
14 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
16 3 (0.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (5.66%) Xcode
2 23 (4.82%) MSTest
2 23 (4.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 23 (4.82%) Moq
2 23 (4.82%) NUnit
3 16 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.52%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.31%) Fiddler
6 6 (1.26%) Ant
6 6 (1.26%) ReSharper
6 6 (1.26%) Selenium
7 5 (1.05%) Hudson
7 5 (1.05%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.05%) EasyMock
7 5 (1.05%) Firebug
7 5 (1.05%) jMock
7 5 (1.05%) Subversion
7 5 (1.05%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.05%) JUnit
7 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 50 (10.48%) Finance
2 8 (1.68%) Retail
3 7 (1.47%) Electronics
3 7 (1.47%) Advertising
4 5 (1.05%) Legal
4 5 (1.05%) Back Office
5 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.63%) Law
6 3 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.21%) French Language
7 1 (0.21%) German Language
7 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.21%) Games
7 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (23.90%) Developer
2 95 (19.92%) Analyst
3 66 (13.84%) .NET Developer
4 59 (12.37%) Support Engineer
5 58 (12.16%) Support Analyst
6 34 (7.13%) IT Support
7 31 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 31 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 31 (6.50%) Administrator
8 29 (6.08%) Consultant
9 25 (5.24%) Software Engineer
10 24 (5.03%) DBA
11 22 (4.61%) Team Leader
11 22 (4.61%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (4.40%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (3.77%) Junior
14 18 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
15 17 (3.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (32.49%) .NET
2 102 (21.38%) WCF
3 93 (19.50%) ASP.NET
4 70 (14.68%) WPF
5 59 (12.37%) HTML
6 53 (11.11%) CSS
7 50 (10.48%) WinForms
8 43 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (7.76%) Web Services
10 35 (7.34%) jQuery
11 33 (6.92%) .NET Framework
12 32 (6.71%) Silverlight
13 30 (6.29%) MSMQ
14 29 (6.08%) Cocoa Touch
14 29 (6.08%) Cocoa
15 23 (4.82%) Unity DI Container
16 22 (4.61%) Castle Windsor
16 22 (4.61%) Ninject
16 22 (4.61%) Spring.NET
17 16 (3.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.39%) Computer Science
2 39 (8.18%) Blackberry
3 31 (6.50%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.24%) Clustering
6 23 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
7 18 (3.77%) SystemC
8 16 (3.35%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.73%) Replication
9 13 (2.73%) NHS
10 10 (2.10%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.68%) Statistics
12 5 (1.05%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.84%) AS400
13 4 (0.84%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.84%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 84 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 80 (16.77%) Windows 8
3 74 (15.51%) Windows 7
4 52 (10.90%) Linux
5 41 (8.60%) Windows 2000 Server
6 40 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (7.34%) Windows XP
9 31 (6.50%) Apple iOS
9 31 (6.50%) Mac OS X
10 30 (6.29%) Android
11 23 (4.82%) UNIX
12 19 (3.98%) Windows Phone
13 15 (3.14%) AIX
14 9 (1.89%) Solaris
15 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.34%) ITIL
2 76 (15.93%) MVC
3 55 (11.53%) TDD
4 46 (9.64%) Problem Management
5 45 (9.43%) Scrum
5 45 (9.43%) OO
6 40 (8.39%) Software Engineering
7 39 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (8.18%) OOP
8 28 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (5.66%) Kanban
9 27 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 26 (5.45%) MVVM
11 25 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (5.03%) iOS Development
12 24 (5.03%) Dependency Injection
13 22 (4.61%) UML
14 19 (3.98%) OOD
15 18 (3.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 141 (29.56%) SQL
2 136 (28.51%) C#
3 57 (11.95%) JavaScript
4 37 (7.76%) T-SQL
5 28 (5.87%) VB.NET
6 27 (5.66%) C
6 27 (5.66%) Objective-C
7 23 (4.82%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.40%) VB
8 21 (4.40%) C++
9 19 (3.98%) Java
10 14 (2.94%) PHP
11 12 (2.52%) XAML
12 7 (1.47%) Perl
13 6 (1.26%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.26%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.05%) Ruby
14 5 (1.05%) VB6
14 5 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 120 (25.16%) Degree
2 95 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (15.09%) CCNA
5 69 (14.47%) MCSE
6 50 (10.48%) MCITP
7 22 (4.61%) MCP
8 20 (4.19%) CCNP
9 17 (3.56%) MCSA
10 13 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.52%) MCTS
12 11 (2.31%) MCAD
12 11 (2.31%) MCSD
12 11 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (2.10%) CISSP
14 7 (1.47%) JNCIA
14 7 (1.47%) JNCIS
14 7 (1.47%) CCSE
14 7 (1.47%) CCSA
14 7 (1.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (6.08%) SLA
3 19 (3.98%) QA
4 14 (2.94%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.63%) COBIT
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 44 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.61%) XenApp
5 17 (3.56%) vSphere
6 12 (2.52%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.84%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.63%) Varnish
9 3 (0.63%) Squid
9 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.63%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.42%) NFS
10 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (4.19%) Backup Exec
2 16 (3.35%) SCCM
3 12 (2.52%) Foglight
4 10 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.89%) SCOM
6 8 (1.68%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.05%) Puppet
8 3 (0.63%) Nagios
9 2 (0.42%) Legato
9 2 (0.42%) Control-M
9 2 (0.42%) OpenView
9 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 237 (49.69%) Microsoft
2 105 (22.01%) Cisco
3 73 (15.30%) VMware
4 47 (9.85%) Citrix
5 42 (8.81%) CheckPoint
6 40 (8.39%) Apple
7 33 (6.92%) Oracle
8 30 (6.29%) Avaya
9 24 (5.03%) F5
10 20 (4.19%) Xamarin
11 18 (3.77%) Veeam
12 16 (3.35%) HP
13 14 (2.94%) Juniper
13 14 (2.94%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.73%) SolarWinds
15 11 (2.31%) Adobe
16 10 (2.10%) Websense
16 10 (2.10%) McAfee
16 10 (2.10%) Sun
16 10 (2.10%) JBoss
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 1 hour ago
Folkestone, Kent
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Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
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Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Extremely rewarding packages for talented candidate
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Tunbridge Wells
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Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Whitstable, Kent
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Westerham
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