Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 234 307 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.60% 19.01% 21.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.69% 74.51% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 209 266 437
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,375 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £53,975
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

Windows 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 283 412 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.50% 25.51% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 245 341 637
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,050 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Kent

Windows
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Windows in Kent

Windows
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Kent over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Kent

Windows
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 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Dartford +15 40 £42,500 - 10
Maidstone +21 34 £34,500 -34.29% 8
Folkestone +14 22 £26,000 -30.67%
Tunbridge Wells -5 14 £25,000 -37.50% 3
West Malling +2 12 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Chatham -3 10 £31,250 +4.17% 2
Tonbridge +1 6 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Sittingbourne -2 5 £22,500 -30.77% 3
Canterbury -7 4 £32,500 -18.50% 1
Sevenoaks -1 3 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Westerham -11 3 £18,500 -39.84%
Rochester +1 1 £20,500 -27.43% 1
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Stansted - 1 £19,000 - 2
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 104 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 96 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 76 (32.48%) C#
4 61 (26.07%) Active Directory
5 60 (25.64%) .NET
6 53 (22.65%) VMware
7 47 (20.09%) Finance
8 44 (18.80%) SQL Server
8 44 (18.80%) Microsoft Office
9 40 (17.09%) HTML
9 40 (17.09%) Internet
9 40 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 39 (16.67%) SQL
10 39 (16.67%) WPF
11 34 (14.53%) CSS
11 34 (14.53%) Software Engineering
11 34 (14.53%) Windows 8
11 34 (14.53%) Windows 10
12 33 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (14.10%) TDD
12 33 (14.10%) MVC
12 33 (14.10%) WinForms
12 33 (14.10%) Cisco
13 32 (13.68%) WCF
14 31 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (13.25%) AngularJS
15 29 (12.39%) LAN
15 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
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 15 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.70%) IIS
3 10 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (18.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.85%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.43%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (11.54%) Office 365
3 6 (2.56%) SaaS
4 4 (1.71%) PaaS
5 3 (1.28%) IaaS
6 2 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.09%) Internet
2 29 (12.39%) LAN
3 25 (10.68%) WAN
4 23 (9.83%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.97%) DNS
6 20 (8.55%) DHCP
6 20 (8.55%) Firewall
7 15 (6.41%) VoIP
8 13 (5.56%) HTTP
8 13 (5.56%) SAN
8 13 (5.56%) SMTP
8 13 (5.56%) SSL
8 13 (5.56%) VPN
9 12 (5.13%) AMQP
10 11 (4.70%) Hyperconnected
11 8 (3.42%) VLAN
12 7 (2.99%) ADSL
12 7 (2.99%) IP Telephony
12 7 (2.99%) Junos
13 6 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Moq
1 11 (4.70%) MSTest
1 11 (4.70%) NUnit
1 11 (4.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (4.27%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.85%) Bower
5 2 (0.85%) JIRA
5 2 (0.85%) JSUnit
5 2 (0.85%) NuGet
5 2 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.43%) Selenium
6 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 47 (20.09%) Finance
2 10 (4.27%) Retail
3 9 (3.85%) Advertising
4 8 (3.42%) Electronics
4 8 (3.42%) Games
5 7 (2.99%) Legal
6 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (19.66%) Developer
2 35 (14.96%) Support Engineer
3 31 (13.25%) .NET Developer
4 29 (12.39%) IT Support
5 27 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 24 (10.26%) C# Developer
7 23 (9.83%) Desktop Support
8 22 (9.40%) Analyst
9 17 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (7.26%) C# Software Engineer
10 15 (6.41%) Architect
10 15 (6.41%) ASP Developer
10 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 15 (6.41%) IT Engineer
10 15 (6.41%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.41%) Support Analyst
11 14 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (5.56%) Graduate
12 13 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.64%) .NET
2 40 (17.09%) HTML
3 39 (16.67%) WPF
4 34 (14.53%) CSS
5 33 (14.10%) WinForms
6 32 (13.68%) WCF
7 31 (13.25%) AngularJS
8 17 (7.26%) ASP.NET
8 17 (7.26%) SOAP
8 17 (7.26%) XML
9 15 (6.41%) .NET Framework
9 15 (6.41%) EDI
9 15 (6.41%) JSON
10 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (4.70%) Castle Windsor
11 11 (4.70%) CSS3
11 11 (4.70%) Ninject
11 11 (4.70%) Spring.NET
11 11 (4.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.27%) Clustering
5 9 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.85%) Replication
6 8 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.99%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.56%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.14%) iPhone
10 3 (1.28%) AS400
11 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.85%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.85%) FMCG
11 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (41.03%) Windows Server
2 34 (14.53%) Windows 10
2 34 (14.53%) Windows 8
3 33 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 24 (10.26%) Linux
7 10 (4.27%) Unix
8 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.56%) Android
9 6 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.28%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.53%) Software Engineering
3 33 (14.10%) MVC
3 33 (14.10%) TDD
4 22 (9.40%) ITIL
4 22 (9.40%) OO
4 22 (9.40%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (8.12%) OOD
6 17 (7.26%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (6.84%) Change Management
7 16 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.41%) MVVM
9 14 (5.98%) Scrum
10 13 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (5.56%) Web Application Development
11 12 (5.13%) Kanban
11 12 (5.13%) Patch Management
11 12 (5.13%) Project Management
12 11 (4.70%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (4.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.48%) C#
2 39 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 39 (16.67%) SQL
3 18 (7.69%) C++
4 10 (4.27%) VB.NET
5 8 (3.42%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.99%) Assembly Language
6 7 (2.99%) HLSL
6 7 (2.99%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.14%) Python
8 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) C
9 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.85%) VB
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (8.12%) CCNA
3 19 (8.12%) MCSA
3 19 (8.12%) MCSE
4 18 (7.69%) MCP
5 16 (6.84%) Degree
6 7 (2.99%) MCITP
7 6 (2.56%) CCNP
8 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.28%) CCENT
9 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.85%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.85%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.85%) JNCIS
10 2 (0.85%) MCDST
11 1 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) COBIT
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 61 (26.07%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.42%) XenApp
4 8 (3.42%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.28%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.85%) Firmware
7 2 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.43%) Docker
8 1 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.42%) vCenter Server
2 7 (2.99%) SCCM
3 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.28%) WSUS
6 2 (0.85%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.85%) Puppet
7 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 104 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 53 (22.65%) VMware
3 33 (14.10%) Cisco
4 24 (10.26%) Citrix
5 10 (4.27%) SolarWinds
6 9 (3.85%) HP
7 8 (3.42%) Oracle
8 6 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.56%) Remedy
9 5 (2.14%) Nimsoft
9 5 (2.14%) Sophos
10 4 (1.71%) Amdocs
10 4 (1.71%) BMC
10 4 (1.71%) CommVault
10 4 (1.71%) SAP
11 3 (1.28%) Dell
11 3 (1.28%) IBM
11 3 (1.28%) NetApp
11 3 (1.28%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.85%) Mitel