The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - 31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone - - 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Windows 8
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Operating Systems Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 49 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 14.10% 44.95% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 63
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Maidstone region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Maidstone

Windows 8
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) IT Support
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Support
3 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
4 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (25.00%) Junior
4 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft