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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 64 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.57% 3.44% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 11.14% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 36
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

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 180 341 351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.50% 30.83% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 303 307
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham +2 2 £27,000 +13.68%
Dartford -3 1 £22,500 -23.72%
Maidstone -5 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
4 12 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (75.00%) SLA
4 12 (75.00%) Firewall
5 11 (68.75%) Blackberry
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
5 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (62.50%) Internet
7 9 (56.25%) Citrix
7 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (56.25%) Mac OS
7 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) ITIL
10 3 (18.75%) DNS
10 3 (18.75%) LAN
10 3 (18.75%) WAN

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 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (62.50%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) SMTP
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) DMZ
5 1 (6.25%) DSL
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) IMAP
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
1 1 (6.25%) gulp
1 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Support Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (56.25%) 1st Line Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory Support
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Exchange Support
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) IT Support
5 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
1 1 (6.25%) EDI
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) MAPI
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Blackberry
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (56.25%) Mac OS
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) Android
8 1 (6.25%) Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Acronis
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Draytek
5 1 (6.25%) Sage
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec