The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Kent / Dartford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 15.00% 42.55% 34.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 90.91% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 15
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dartford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 22 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dartford 17.50% 46.81% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 19
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.16% -21.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dartford citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Dartford

Windows
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Salary trend for Windows in Dartford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dartford region with a requirement for Windows.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) B2B
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 6 (33.33%) DSL
5 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Skype
6 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 4 (22.22%) Change Control
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) MS Office
9 1 (5.56%) UML

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dartford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (5.56%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) G Suite
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 6 (33.33%) DSL
3 6 (33.33%) MPLS
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Law
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) B2B
1 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOD
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Rackspace