The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 41 44 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 26.45% 19.73% 36.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.00% 83.02% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 20
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
Windows
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
50 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 32.26% 23.77% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 21
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Windows
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Windows Salary Trend in Maidstone

Windows
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 67 (87.01%) Microsoft
2 33 (42.86%) .NET
3 32 (41.56%) C#
3 32 (41.56%) MVC
3 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) WCF
4 28 (36.36%) Cisco
5 27 (35.06%) Juniper
5 27 (35.06%) CheckPoint
5 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
5 27 (35.06%) Blue Coat
6 26 (33.77%) TDD
6 26 (33.77%) NUnit
6 26 (33.77%) WPF
6 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (33.77%) Kanban
6 26 (33.77%) Scrum
6 26 (33.77%) WinForms
6 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
6 26 (33.77%) Spring.NET
6 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (33.77%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (33.77%) Inversion of Control
6 26 (33.77%) MSTest
6 26 (33.77%) MVVM
6 26 (33.77%) Rhino Mocks
6 26 (33.77%) Moq
6 26 (33.77%) F5
6 26 (33.77%) Castle Windsor
6 26 (33.77%) Ninject

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) Lync
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (27.27%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.17%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (28.57%) Firewall
3 17 (22.08%) WAN
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (18.18%) LAN
6 13 (16.88%) Network Security
6 13 (16.88%) DHCP
6 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
6 13 (16.88%) DNS
7 12 (15.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (14.29%) Internet
9 9 (11.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (10.39%) OSPF
10 8 (10.39%) BGP
11 5 (6.49%) RIP
12 3 (3.90%) VPN
12 3 (3.90%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) NUnit
1 26 (33.77%) MSTest
1 26 (33.77%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (33.77%) Moq
2 6 (7.79%) Xcode
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Firebug
3 1 (1.30%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (2.60%) Legal
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Military
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Developer
1 26 (33.77%) .NET Developer
2 23 (29.87%) Technical Support
3 15 (19.48%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Support Supervisor
5 10 (12.99%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (12.99%) Technical Support Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (11.69%) Network Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.90%) Network Support
10 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (3.90%) Security Designer
10 3 (3.90%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) .NET
2 32 (41.56%) WCF
3 26 (33.77%) WPF
3 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
3 26 (33.77%) Spring.NET
3 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (33.77%) Castle Windsor
3 26 (33.77%) Ninject
3 26 (33.77%) Razor View Engine
3 26 (33.77%) WinForms
3 26 (33.77%) Unity DI Container
4 8 (10.39%) CSS
5 6 (7.79%) Web Services
5 6 (7.79%) HTML
5 6 (7.79%) Cocoa
5 6 (7.79%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
3 21 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Phone
5 6 (7.79%) Android
5 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) MVC
1 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) TDD
2 26 (33.77%) Scrum
2 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (33.77%) Kanban
2 26 (33.77%) Dependency Injection
2 26 (33.77%) MVVM
2 26 (33.77%) Web Application Development
3 13 (16.88%) CRM
3 13 (16.88%) BCP
4 12 (15.58%) Change Management
5 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.79%) iOS Development
6 6 (7.79%) OOP
6 6 (7.79%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) Network Design
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) C#
2 13 (16.88%) VBScript
2 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.09%) C++
3 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) VB
4 6 (7.79%) XAML
4 6 (7.79%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) SQL
5 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.88%) CCSE
3 12 (15.58%) JNCIS
3 12 (15.58%) CCNA
4 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 11 (14.29%) CCSA
5 10 (12.99%) CCNP
6 6 (7.79%) Degree
7 5 (6.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.88%) vSphere
3 3 (3.90%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Backup Exec
1 13 (16.88%) WSUS
1 13 (16.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 67 (87.01%) Microsoft
2 28 (36.36%) Cisco
3 27 (35.06%) Juniper
3 27 (35.06%) CheckPoint
3 27 (35.06%) Blue Coat
4 26 (33.77%) F5
5 23 (29.87%) Websense
6 22 (28.57%) SonicWALL
7 20 (25.97%) McAfee
8 19 (24.68%) Aruba
8 19 (24.68%) Lumension
9 15 (19.48%) Citrix
10 13 (16.88%) Symantec
10 13 (16.88%) VMware
11 10 (12.99%) Trend Micro
11 10 (12.99%) Clearswift
12 6 (7.79%) Xamarin
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