Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 146 271 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.70% 20.35% 18.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 85.22% 74.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 234 292
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% -3.25%
10th Percentile £23,825 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,875 £60,000
South East median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -1.32% -2.56%

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 219 318 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.55% 23.87% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 181 270 375
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,700
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.66%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Maidstone -8 28 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Dartford -3 21 £47,500 +8.57% 6
Tonbridge -6 9 £29,250 -31.18%
West Malling +1 8 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Tunbridge Wells +8 7 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Chatham -6 5 £33,500 +59.52% 1
Canterbury +6 4 £25,750 -48.50% 1
Stansted +4 4 £33,750 +77.63%
Sittingbourne -1 3 £30,000 +33.33%
Sevenoaks -2 3 £32,000 +42.22%
Folkestone -14 3 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Whitstable -10 1 £23,500 -7.84%
Swanley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Queenborough - 1 £20,000 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 60 (41.10%) .NET
2 59 (40.41%) Finance
3 57 (39.04%) C#
4 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
5 46 (31.51%) Windows Server
6 43 (29.45%) SQL
7 40 (27.40%) MVC
8 38 (26.03%) Active Directory
9 36 (24.66%) HTML
9 36 (24.66%) CSS
9 36 (24.66%) AngularJS
10 34 (23.29%) JavaScript
11 32 (21.92%) WinForms
12 30 (20.55%) VMware
12 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
13 27 (18.49%) Office 365
14 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (15.75%) TDD
16 23 (15.75%) Systems Analysis
17 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (14.38%) WPF
17 21 (14.38%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
18 19 (13.01%) Firewall
18 19 (13.01%) Linux
19 18 (12.33%) IIS
19 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
20 15 (10.27%) Citrix
20 15 (10.27%) OO

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 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.33%) IIS
3 11 (7.53%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.74%) Confluence
5 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.37%) Apache
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.37%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.37%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.37%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.68%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.68%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.49%) Office 365
2 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.42%) SaaS
5 4 (2.74%) IaaS
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
6 3 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.01%) Firewall
2 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.53%) VPN
3 10 (6.85%) LAN
3 10 (6.85%) VoIP
4 9 (6.16%) DNS
5 8 (5.48%) WAN
6 6 (4.11%) Internet
7 5 (3.42%) DHCP
7 5 (3.42%) VLAN
8 4 (2.74%) ADSL
8 4 (2.74%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.74%) Junos
9 3 (2.05%) SMS
10 2 (1.37%) NAS
11 1 (0.68%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 1 (0.68%) SAN
11 1 (0.68%) Skype
11 1 (0.68%) UMTS
11 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) MySQL
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.74%) Power BI
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.85%) JIRA
4 4 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.05%) Moq
5 3 (2.05%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.05%) NUnit
5 3 (2.05%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.37%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.37%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.37%) Selenium
6 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) TestRail
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (40.41%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Advertising
3 4 (2.74%) Retail
4 3 (2.05%) Electronics
4 3 (2.05%) Legal
5 2 (1.37%) Banking
5 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (32.88%) Developer
2 37 (25.34%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (15.07%) C# Developer
3 22 (15.07%) IT Support
4 20 (13.70%) ASP Developer
4 20 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 20 (13.70%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.27%) Analyst
7 12 (8.22%) Administrator
8 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.85%) .NET Software Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) IT Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.16%) IT Analyst
10 9 (6.16%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (41.10%) .NET
2 36 (24.66%) AngularJS
2 36 (24.66%) CSS
2 36 (24.66%) HTML
3 32 (21.92%) WinForms
4 21 (14.38%) WPF
5 15 (10.27%) Web Services
6 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.22%) React
7 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (6.85%) CSS3
8 10 (6.85%) HTML5
8 10 (6.85%) jQuery
9 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.11%) WCF
12 4 (2.74%) REST
13 3 (2.05%) Caliburn.Micro
13 3 (2.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.79%) Clustering
3 6 (4.11%) Replication
4 5 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.05%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.05%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.37%) Fintech
7 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) PDA
7 2 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) AS400
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.51%) Windows Server
2 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (13.01%) Linux
4 14 (9.59%) Windows 10
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.22%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.42%) Android
8 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.68%) CentOS
11 1 (0.68%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.40%) MVC
2 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.75%) Systems Analysis
3 23 (15.75%) TDD
4 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
5 15 (10.27%) CRM
5 15 (10.27%) OO
6 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.59%) DevOps
6 14 (9.59%) OOD
7 13 (8.90%) ITIL
7 13 (8.90%) Scrum
8 10 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (5.48%) Migration
11 6 (4.11%) ETL
11 6 (4.11%) MVVM
12 5 (3.42%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.04%) C#
2 43 (29.45%) SQL
3 34 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.22%) VB.NET
5 11 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.05%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) Embedded C++
7 3 (2.05%) Perl
7 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.05%) Python
7 3 (2.05%) R
8 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.37%) Java
8 2 (1.37%) PHP
8 2 (1.37%) VBScript
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.48%) MCSE
4 6 (4.11%) CCNA
4 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.74%) CCNP
5 4 (2.74%) MCP
5 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCENT
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.68%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCDST
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) RHCE
7 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.37%) GDPR
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (26.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
2 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) Docker
4 3 (2.05%) Firmware
5 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.74%) Puppet
3 3 (2.05%) SCCM
4 2 (1.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) Consul
5 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.68%) Grafana
5 1 (0.68%) Graphite
5 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Opsview
5 1 (0.68%) Packer
5 1 (0.68%) Salt
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
5 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.55%) VMware
3 15 (10.27%) Citrix
4 13 (8.90%) Oracle
5 9 (6.16%) MuleSoft
6 6 (4.11%) Cisco
6 6 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.74%) Apple
7 4 (2.74%) HP
8 3 (2.05%) Sage
8 3 (2.05%) Thunderhead
9 2 (1.37%) Aastra
9 2 (1.37%) Adobe
9 2 (1.37%) Compaq
9 2 (1.37%) Google
9 2 (1.37%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.37%) Sophos
9 2 (1.37%) Splunk
9 2 (1.37%) Veeam
10 1 (0.68%) Remedy