Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 97 62
Rank change year-on-year +27 -35 +50
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 36 31 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.83% 1.91% 3.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.92% 7.26% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 77
Kent median annual salary £32,000 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.22% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £30,000 £43,750
South East median annual salary £27,750 £26,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +6.73% -10.34% +3.57%

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 302 427 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.74% 26.26% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 257 357 619
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £21,700 £22,400 £24,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Maidstone +33 9 £30,000 -
Westerham -10 2 £18,500 -39.84% 1
Tonbridge - 2 £21,000 -
Dover - 2 - -
Sittingbourne +11 1 £22,500 +18.42%
Chatham +4 1 - -
Sevenoaks 0 1 £21,500 -2.27%
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
4 28 (77.78%) Windows 10
5 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
6 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (41.67%) Internet
8 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (36.11%) JSON
9 13 (36.11%) SSL
9 13 (36.11%) HTML
9 13 (36.11%) .NET
9 13 (36.11%) SOAP
9 13 (36.11%) XML
9 13 (36.11%) HTTP
9 13 (36.11%) SMTP
9 13 (36.11%) EDI
10 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 12 (33.33%) AMQP
11 10 (27.78%) Office 365
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (22.22%) DNS
13 8 (22.22%) MCSA
13 8 (22.22%) DHCP
13 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 15 (41.67%) Internet
3 13 (36.11%) HTTP
3 13 (36.11%) SMTP
3 13 (36.11%) SSL
4 12 (33.33%) AMQP
5 8 (22.22%) DHCP
5 8 (22.22%) DNS
6 6 (16.67%) FirePass
6 6 (16.67%) NAS
6 6 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.11%) Firewall
8 3 (8.33%) VoIP
9 2 (5.56%) LAN
9 2 (5.56%) VPN
9 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Architect
1 12 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 12 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) IT Support
4 6 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
1 13 (36.11%) EDI
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
1 13 (36.11%) JSON
1 13 (36.11%) SOAP
1 13 (36.11%) XML
2 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
2 7 (19.44%) CSS3
2 7 (19.44%) HTML5
2 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.78%) CGI
3 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.78%) SGML
3 1 (2.78%) VRML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) iPhone
1 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) CCTV
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 28 (77.78%) Windows 10
4 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (16.67%) Microservices
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 6 (16.67%) SOA
2 6 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Defect Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
1 7 (19.44%) TypeScript
1 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Sophos
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds