Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 100 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 -31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 25 48 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.74% 2.30% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.98% 8.51% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 79
Kent median annual salary £22,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.69% +6.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £30,350 £43,750 £40,250
South East median annual salary £25,000 £28,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year -11.50% +2.73% -5.17%

Windows 8 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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 358 564 720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 24.95% 26.99% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 299 501 622
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.08% -7.81%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,275
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Kent

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Kent

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Kent over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Kent

Windows 8
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham +6 4 £28,000 +17.89%
Maidstone -2 4 £35,750 -
Sittingbourne -1 3 £25,500 +34.21%
Dartford -4 1 £22,500 -23.73%
Dover - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £21,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
5 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (52.00%) Windows 10
6 13 (52.00%) Windows XP
7 12 (48.00%) Firewall
8 11 (44.00%) VMware
8 11 (44.00%) Internet
8 11 (44.00%) SLA
9 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
9 10 (40.00%) Citrix
9 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (36.00%) Mac OS
10 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (24.00%) DNS
12 6 (24.00%) DHCP
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (20.00%) LAN
13 5 (20.00%) ITIL
14 4 (16.00%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
4 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) SMTP
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) VPN
8 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (4.00%) FirePass
9 1 (4.00%) HTTP
9 1 (4.00%) IMAP
9 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.00%) NAS
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (4.00%) gulp
1 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) 1st Line Support
1 13 (52.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory Support
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Support
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) IT Support
4 6 (24.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
1 1 (4.00%) EDI
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) MAPI
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
1 1 (4.00%) WSH
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) iPhone
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (52.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (52.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (36.00%) Mac OS
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Android
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Break/Fix
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Microservices
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.00%) SOLID
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSA
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Draytek
5 1 (4.00%) Infor
5 1 (4.00%) Sophos
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