Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.82% 1.48% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 5.73% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 39
Kent median annual salary £29,250 £25,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.84% +5.21% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20,450 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £34,125 £32,475 £43,750
South East median annual salary £29,500 £25,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +18.00% -10.71% -

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 252 349 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.99% 25.81% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 229 298 444
Kent median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,375 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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
Canterbury +14 2 £21,500 -21.82%
Tonbridge - 2 £32,500 -
Sittingbourne +13 1 - -
Sevenoaks +1 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Maidstone -3 1 £20,500 -42.66% 3
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) Apple
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (22.22%) Skype
7 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) 802.11
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) Telnet
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
2 1 (11.11%) Japanese Language
2 1 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
4 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Capita
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
5 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam