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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 134 237 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.03% 20.83% 23.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.36% 67.33% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 112 218 198
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,563 £51,175
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -0.68% +2.81%  

Windows 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 171 352 367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.73% 30.93% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 137 307 315
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Maidstone +2 21 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Chatham +7 14 £26,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +2 13 £35,000 - 1
West Malling -12 7 £33,000 -22.35%
Dartford -11 6 £32,500 -
Sittingbourne +1 5 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Sevenoaks -3 4 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Canterbury -3 2 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Whitstable - 2 £20,800 -
Longfield 0 1 £22,500 -11.76%
Rochester -3 1 £35,000 +31.66% 1
Folkestone -6 1 - - 3
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 138 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 121 (43.84%) Active Directory
3 95 (34.42%) Microsoft
4 87 (31.52%) MS Excel
5 80 (28.99%) VMware
6 69 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 69 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (24.64%) Firewall
8 63 (22.83%) C#
8 63 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (21.74%) .NET
10 58 (21.01%) Linux
11 56 (20.29%) MS Exchange
12 53 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (18.84%) Citrix
14 49 (17.75%) VPN
14 49 (17.75%) MS Office
15 46 (16.67%) DHCP
16 45 (16.30%) High Availability
17 43 (15.58%) DNS
17 43 (15.58%) Finance
18 42 (15.22%) VLAN
19 41 (14.86%) WAN
20 39 (14.13%) Cisco
21 38 (13.77%) Hyper-V
22 37 (13.41%) PowerShell
22 37 (13.41%) TCP/IP
22 37 (13.41%) SLA
23 36 (13.04%) Unix
24 35 (12.68%) Oracle

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 56 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.71%) Skype for Business
7 10 (3.62%) CMS
8 9 (3.26%) Apache
8 9 (3.26%) IIS
9 7 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (2.54%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.54%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.36%) nginx
13 1 (0.36%) Site Server
13 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (31.52%) MS Excel
2 49 (17.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.36%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.42%) Office 365
2 16 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.36%) G Suite
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (24.64%) Firewall
2 49 (17.75%) VPN
3 46 (16.67%) DHCP
4 43 (15.58%) DNS
5 42 (15.22%) VLAN
6 41 (14.86%) WAN
7 37 (13.41%) TCP/IP
8 35 (12.68%) SAN
9 33 (11.96%) LAN
10 28 (10.14%) Wireless
11 24 (8.70%) Internet
12 20 (7.25%) VoIP
13 12 (4.35%) Network Security
14 11 (3.99%) NAS
15 10 (3.62%) iSCSI
16 9 (3.26%) DSL
17 8 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
17 8 (2.90%) MPLS
17 8 (2.90%) Skype
17 8 (2.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.23%) Oracle Database
3 18 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.62%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (2.90%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.09%) Big Data
11 3 (1.09%) Informix
11 3 (1.09%) MySQL
12 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.72%) Redis
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 18 (6.52%) Toad
2 12 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.35%) NUnit
3 11 (3.99%) Moq
3 11 (3.99%) MSTest
3 11 (3.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (2.54%) JMeter
4 7 (2.54%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.45%) Selenium
6 3 (1.09%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.72%) JIRA
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.36%) gulp
8 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 43 (15.58%) Finance
2 8 (2.90%) Legal
3 7 (2.54%) Games
4 6 (2.17%) Law
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
5 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.09%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (17.39%) Developer
2 41 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (13.77%) Support Engineer
4 37 (13.41%) IT Support
5 34 (12.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 31 (11.23%) .NET Developer
7 30 (10.87%) C# Developer
8 25 (9.06%) Windows Engineer
9 24 (8.70%) Active Directory Support
10 22 (7.97%) Active Directory Engineer
10 22 (7.97%) Active Directory Support Engineer
10 22 (7.97%) DBA
10 22 (7.97%) Windows Support Engineer
11 21 (7.61%) 1st Line Support
11 21 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (7.25%) Analyst
13 18 (6.52%) Exchange Engineer
13 18 (6.52%) Exchange Support
13 18 (6.52%) Senior DBA
14 17 (6.16%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.74%) .NET
2 31 (11.23%) HTML
3 30 (10.87%) CSS
4 26 (9.42%) ASP.NET
5 21 (7.61%) XML
6 19 (6.88%) SOAP
7 17 (6.16%) WinForms
7 17 (6.16%) WPF
8 15 (5.43%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.43%) WCF
8 15 (5.43%) Web Services
8 15 (5.43%) XSLT
9 12 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.99%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (3.99%) Ninject
10 11 (3.99%) Spring.NET
10 11 (3.99%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (3.62%) XHTML
12 9 (3.26%) REST
13 8 (2.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.97%) Blackberry
3 20 (7.25%) Replication
4 13 (4.71%) AS400
5 11 (3.99%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.99%) iPad
6 10 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.90%) Social Network
8 7 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.54%) iPhone
9 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.72%) W3C
11 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.36%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.36%) iSeries
11 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 138 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 69 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (21.01%) Linux
5 36 (13.04%) Unix
6 35 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (12.32%) Windows 7
8 28 (10.14%) Mac OS
9 24 (8.70%) Windows XP
10 19 (6.88%) Windows 8
11 13 (4.71%) Windows 10
12 11 (3.99%) Android
12 11 (3.99%) Solaris
13 10 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (3.26%) Ubuntu
15 8 (2.90%) Apple iOS
16 7 (2.54%) CentOS
17 4 (1.45%) Mac OS X
18 3 (1.09%) Windows Vista
19 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.30%) High Availability
2 32 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.06%) E-Commerce
4 19 (6.88%) ITIL
4 19 (6.88%) TDD
5 18 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (6.52%) MVVM
6 17 (6.16%) Scrum
7 16 (5.80%) MVC
7 16 (5.80%) Project Management
8 15 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.43%) Change Control
8 15 (5.43%) Software Testing
9 14 (5.07%) CRM
9 14 (5.07%) Migration
10 13 (4.71%) DevOps
10 13 (4.71%) Server Building
11 12 (4.35%) Change Management
11 12 (4.35%) OO
11 12 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.83%) C#
2 37 (13.41%) PowerShell
3 32 (11.59%) SQL
4 31 (11.23%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.97%) Java
5 22 (7.97%) PHP
6 18 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.43%) VB
7 15 (5.43%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.35%) Python
9 10 (3.62%) ECMAScript
10 9 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.90%) Ruby
12 7 (2.54%) VBScript
13 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.81%) VB6
15 4 (1.45%) RPG
16 3 (1.09%) R
17 1 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
17 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (7.61%) MCP
3 21 (7.61%) MCSE
4 17 (6.16%) Degree
5 16 (5.80%) CCNA
6 13 (4.71%) CCNP
7 11 (3.99%) A+ Certification
7 11 (3.99%) MCSA
8 9 (3.26%) MCITP
9 7 (2.54%) CCSE
10 4 (1.45%) MCTS
11 3 (1.09%) CCIE
11 3 (1.09%) CCSP
12 2 (0.72%) MCDST
12 2 (0.72%) MCSD
13 1 (0.36%) HND
13 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.41%) SLA
2 8 (2.90%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) PMO
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 53 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.35%) vSphere
5 8 (2.90%) Terminal Server
6 7 (2.54%) Xen
7 6 (2.17%) Firmware
8 4 (1.45%) XenApp
9 3 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.09%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.36%) Docker
10 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (6.52%) Data Guard
1 18 (6.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 18 (6.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 18 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 18 (6.52%) Tivoli
1 18 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (3.26%) SCCM
5 8 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.54%) Terraform
7 4 (1.45%) Packer
8 2 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.72%) WSUS
9 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) SCOM
9 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 95 (34.42%) Microsoft
2 80 (28.99%) VMware
3 52 (18.84%) Citrix
4 39 (14.13%) Cisco
5 35 (12.68%) Oracle
6 21 (7.61%) Apple
7 19 (6.88%) IBM
8 14 (5.07%) Facebook
9 13 (4.71%) Symantec
10 12 (4.35%) Veeam
11 11 (3.99%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.99%) WatchGuard
12 10 (3.62%) HP
13 9 (3.26%) Intel Security
13 9 (3.26%) Kaspersky
14 8 (2.90%) Twitter
15 7 (2.54%) Aruba
15 7 (2.54%) Blue Coat
15 7 (2.54%) F5
15 7 (2.54%) Fortinet
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Malling, Kent
The Malling School
Salary: Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swanley, Kent
Intotec
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Innovation Software Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago
Deal, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: Grade 7: £32,958-£38,183 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago