Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 76 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 -31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.35% 2.64% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 11.41% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 23
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £32,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.88% +42.22% -35.71%
10th Percentile £23,600 £19,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £25,600 £87,500 £30,000
South East median annual salary £29,500 £28,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +3.51% +9.62% -10.34%

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 197 298 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.93% 23.12% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 162 254 356
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,775 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +2.41%

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
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 22 January 2019. 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
Sevenoaks +5 1 £25,000 +16.28%
Tonbridge -11 1 £24,500 +16.67%
Swanley - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple