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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 31 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.41% 9.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 19.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
28 62 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 19.72% 48.06% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 21
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,174 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware