Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 157 231 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.50% 19.14% 18.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.35% 82.21% 75.13%
Number of salaries quoted 135 206 251
Kent median annual salary £36,500 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.01% +12.14% -
10th Percentile £20,050 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
South East median annual salary £39,000 £38,415 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.52% +2.44% -6.25%

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 217 281 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.19% 23.28% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 155 244 312
Kent median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,375
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 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
Dartford +1 35 £33,750 -20.59% 3
Chatham -9 18 £51,250 +91.59%
Tunbridge Wells +2 14 £43,750 +75.00%
Tonbridge -8 13 £24,500 -34.67%
Sevenoaks -2 12 £25,875 -9.21% 1
Maidstone -16 12 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Sittingbourne +2 11 £22,500 - 1
West Malling +9 8 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Swanley 0 3 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Canterbury 0 3 £26,500 -18.46%
Whitstable - 3 £31,500 - 1
Stansted +3 2 £50,000 +66.67%
Rochester -6 1 £70,500 -
Deal - 1 £40,000 -
Edenbridge - 1 £43,000 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 76 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 75 (47.77%) Active Directory
3 61 (38.85%) Windows Server
4 52 (33.12%) Microsoft Office
5 50 (31.85%) Office 365
6 49 (31.21%) VMware
7 43 (27.39%) MS Exchange
8 39 (24.84%) ITIL
9 38 (24.20%) Windows 10
10 34 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (21.66%) Windows 7
11 32 (20.38%) Finance
12 31 (19.75%) Citrix
13 27 (17.20%) WAN
13 27 (17.20%) SQL
13 27 (17.20%) Firewall
14 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
14 26 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (15.92%) LAN
16 24 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (14.65%) Windows 8
17 23 (14.65%) C#
18 21 (13.38%) Hyper-V
18 21 (13.38%) DHCP
18 21 (13.38%) DNS
18 21 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (12.74%) .NET
20 18 (11.46%) Degree
21 17 (10.83%) Advertising

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 43 (27.39%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (9.55%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.73%) IIS
5 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.55%) Confluence
7 3 (1.91%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.91%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.91%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.27%) CMS
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.64%) Apache
9 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (33.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (31.85%) Office 365
2 26 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.91%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.64%) npm
6 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.20%) Firewall
1 27 (17.20%) WAN
2 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
3 25 (15.92%) LAN
4 21 (13.38%) DHCP
4 21 (13.38%) DNS
5 14 (8.92%) VoIP
6 11 (7.01%) VPN
6 11 (7.01%) Wireless
7 9 (5.73%) IP Telephony
8 6 (3.82%) Internet
9 4 (2.55%) Skype
10 3 (1.91%) VLAN
11 2 (1.27%) Broadband
11 2 (1.27%) MPLS
11 2 (1.27%) Network Security
11 2 (1.27%) SAN
12 1 (0.64%) Intranet
12 1 (0.64%) OSPF
12 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) JIRA
2 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.27%) NUnit
4 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.27%) TestRail
4 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.64%) gulp
5 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) jspm
5 1 (0.64%) Moq
5 1 (0.64%) MSTest
5 1 (0.64%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.64%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Advertising
3 6 (3.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Front Office
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (21.02%) Support Engineer
2 31 (19.75%) Analyst
3 22 (14.01%) IT Support
4 21 (13.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (13.38%) IT Engineer
5 17 (10.83%) 1st Line Support
6 16 (10.19%) Desktop Support
7 15 (9.55%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) Developer
8 13 (8.28%) Service Analyst
8 13 (8.28%) Software Engineer
9 12 (7.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (7.64%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
10 11 (7.01%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.37%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.74%) .NET
2 13 (8.28%) CSS
2 13 (8.28%) HTML
3 12 (7.64%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (4.46%) REST
5 7 (4.46%) WinForms
5 7 (4.46%) WPF
6 6 (3.82%) React
7 5 (3.18%) WCF
8 4 (2.55%) CSS3
8 4 (2.55%) HTML5
9 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.91%) jQuery
9 3 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.91%) RESTful
9 3 (1.91%) Sass
9 3 (1.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.82%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.18%) Replication
3 4 (2.55%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.55%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.91%) Clustering
4 3 (1.91%) Fintech
5 2 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.27%) iPhone
5 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Windows Server
2 38 (24.20%) Windows 10
3 34 (21.66%) Windows 7
3 34 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (14.65%) Windows 8
4 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.19%) Linux
6 10 (6.37%) Unix
7 6 (3.82%) Android
7 6 (3.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) ITIL
2 21 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.55%) MVC
3 15 (9.55%) Software Engineering
4 12 (7.64%) DevOps
4 12 (7.64%) OO
5 11 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (6.37%) OOD
6 10 (6.37%) TDD
7 9 (5.73%) Line Management
7 9 (5.73%) Service Management
8 8 (5.10%) Information Security
8 8 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (5.10%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.46%) ERP
9 7 (4.46%) Project Management
10 6 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.82%) SOA
11 5 (3.18%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.20%) SQL
2 23 (14.65%) C#
3 16 (10.19%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.55%) Perl
7 2 (1.27%) Python
7 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.64%) C++
8 1 (0.64%) Java
8 1 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Degree
2 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.64%) MCP
4 11 (7.01%) MCSE
5 7 (4.46%) MCSA
6 6 (3.82%) CCNA
6 6 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.18%) MCITP
8 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.91%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.27%) CCNP
9 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.64%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.64%) MCDST
10 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) COBIT
3 4 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.55%) GDPR
3 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (47.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (13.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.46%) Firmware
5 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.55%) DFS Replication
6 4 (2.55%) Docker
6 4 (2.55%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) SCCM
2 4 (2.55%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.55%) WSUS
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 76 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 49 (31.21%) VMware
3 31 (19.75%) Citrix
4 17 (10.83%) Cisco
5 7 (4.46%) Apple
5 7 (4.46%) Google
6 6 (3.82%) Avaya
6 6 (3.82%) HP
6 6 (3.82%) WatchGuard
7 4 (2.55%) Splunk
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle
8 3 (1.91%) Veritas
9 2 (1.27%) Dell
9 2 (1.27%) Sage
9 2 (1.27%) Veeam
10 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.64%) F5
10 1 (0.64%) Isilon
10 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.64%) SonicWALL