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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 151 189 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.91% 19.89% 21.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.04% 79.75% 64.35%
Number of salaries quoted 131 179 224
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

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 196 237 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 29.74% 24.95% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 166 213 312
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Sittingbourne +2 20 £27,250 +18.47% 1
Dartford +11 18 £27,750 -26.00% 1
Maidstone +10 18 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Tunbridge Wells +9 18 £33,750 -15.62%
Rochester 0 8 £35,000 +11.11%
Folkestone -7 8 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Chatham +2 7 £24,000 -34.24%
Sevenoaks +1 5 £22,500 -19.64%
West Malling -6 5 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Whitstable -3 2 £24,500 +19.51%
Westerham +4 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Canterbury -14 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 157 (54.90%) Windows Server
2 135 (47.20%) Active Directory
3 127 (44.41%) Microsoft
4 77 (26.92%) VMware
4 77 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (25.87%) Microsoft Office
6 66 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 64 (22.38%) SQL Server
8 63 (22.03%) Linux
8 63 (22.03%) Cisco
9 62 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 60 (20.98%) Firewall
11 58 (20.28%) C#
12 57 (19.93%) .NET
13 56 (19.58%) SQL
14 54 (18.88%) WAN
15 50 (17.48%) LAN
15 50 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (17.13%) SLA
16 49 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (16.43%) Office 365
18 45 (15.73%) Citrix
19 44 (15.38%) TCP/IP
20 42 (14.69%) Windows 7
21 41 (14.34%) HTML
22 38 (13.29%) DNS
23 37 (12.94%) DHCP
23 37 (12.94%) JavaScript
23 37 (12.94%) MCSE
23 37 (12.94%) Windows 10

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 66 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.24%) IIS
5 15 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.90%) Apache
7 12 (4.20%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.15%) CMS
9 7 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (2.45%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.45%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.05%) Confluence
14 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.70%) JBoss
14 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (25.87%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.10%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.43%) Office 365
2 36 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.10%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) PaaS
5 2 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.98%) Firewall
2 54 (18.88%) WAN
3 50 (17.48%) LAN
4 44 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 38 (13.29%) DNS
6 37 (12.94%) DHCP
7 34 (11.89%) VPN
7 34 (11.89%) Wireless
8 25 (8.74%) VLAN
9 24 (8.39%) SAN
10 23 (8.04%) Internet
11 21 (7.34%) Network Security
12 13 (4.55%) Skype
12 13 (4.55%) VoIP
13 9 (3.15%) DSL
13 9 (3.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (3.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (3.15%) iSCSI
13 9 (3.15%) MPLS
14 8 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.85%) MySQL
3 11 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.50%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (3.15%) Pentaho
6 8 (2.80%) MariaDB
6 8 (2.80%) Power BI
6 8 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (2.10%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.70%) DB2
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) OLTP
9 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.45%) JMeter
3 7 (2.45%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.10%) Selenium
5 5 (1.75%) JIRA
5 5 (1.75%) NUnit
5 5 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.75%) Toad
5 5 (1.75%) tSQLt
6 3 (1.05%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.70%) Subversion
7 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.35%) gulp
8 1 (0.35%) Maven
8 1 (0.35%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (11.89%) Finance
2 10 (3.50%) Advertising
3 7 (2.45%) Games
4 6 (2.10%) Law
4 6 (2.10%) Legal
5 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 46 (16.08%) IT Support
3 40 (13.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 37 (12.94%) Developer
5 33 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (10.14%) Analyst
7 26 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 25 (8.74%) Windows Engineer
9 24 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (8.04%) Administrator
11 22 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
11 22 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
12 20 (6.99%) Server Support
12 20 (6.99%) Support Analyst
13 19 (6.64%) Active Directory Support
13 19 (6.64%) Windows Support Engineer
14 18 (6.29%) Active Directory Engineer
14 18 (6.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
14 18 (6.29%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.93%) .NET
2 41 (14.34%) HTML
3 30 (10.49%) ASP.NET
4 29 (10.14%) CSS
5 21 (7.34%) AngularJS
6 20 (6.99%) HTML5
6 20 (6.99%) XML
7 15 (5.24%) EDI
8 14 (4.90%) .NET Framework
8 14 (4.90%) WCF
8 14 (4.90%) Web Services
9 13 (4.55%) WinForms
10 12 (4.20%) SOAP
11 11 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.15%) EDIFACT
12 9 (3.15%) LAMP
12 9 (3.15%) React
13 8 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (2.80%) Node.js
13 8 (2.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.39%) Blackberry
3 21 (7.34%) AS400
4 11 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.85%) iPad
4 11 (3.85%) iSeries
5 9 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.45%) Replication
7 6 (2.10%) iPhone
8 5 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.70%) W3C
11 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.35%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 157 (54.90%) Windows Server
2 77 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (22.03%) Linux
4 62 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (14.69%) Windows 7
6 37 (12.94%) Windows 10
7 26 (9.09%) Mac OS
8 25 (8.74%) Windows XP
9 22 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (7.34%) Windows 8
11 18 (6.29%) Unix
12 10 (3.50%) Android
12 10 (3.50%) CentOS
13 9 (3.15%) Solaris
13 9 (3.15%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.10%) Apple iOS
14 6 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.49%) High Availability
2 28 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (9.09%) ITIL
4 25 (8.74%) E-Commerce
5 21 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.64%) MVC
7 18 (6.29%) Migration
8 17 (5.94%) Project Management
8 17 (5.94%) Software Testing
9 15 (5.24%) Change Management
10 14 (4.90%) ERP
10 14 (4.90%) Test Automation
11 13 (4.55%) DevOps
12 12 (4.20%) OO
12 12 (4.20%) Server Building
13 11 (3.85%) CRM
13 11 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (3.85%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (3.85%) Test Scripting
13 11 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.28%) C#
2 56 (19.58%) SQL
3 37 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.79%) PHP
5 21 (7.34%) Java
6 20 (6.99%) PowerShell
7 18 (6.29%) VB
8 17 (5.94%) Python
9 14 (4.90%) VB.NET
10 12 (4.20%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.85%) RPG
11 11 (3.85%) RPG IV
11 11 (3.85%) VB6
11 11 (3.85%) VBA
12 10 (3.50%) Ruby
13 9 (3.15%) ActionScript
13 9 (3.15%) ActionScript 2.0
13 9 (3.15%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.45%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (12.94%) MCSE
3 35 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (10.84%) MCP
5 28 (9.79%) Degree
6 26 (9.09%) CCNA
6 26 (9.09%) MCSA
7 16 (5.59%) A+ Certification
8 14 (4.90%) CCNP
9 9 (3.15%) CCSE
10 6 (2.10%) MCTS
10 6 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.75%) CISA
11 5 (1.75%) CISM
11 5 (1.75%) CISSP
11 5 (1.75%) MCITP
11 5 (1.75%) MCSD
12 4 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.40%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.40%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (17.13%) SLA
2 14 (4.90%) QA
3 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.05%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) DICOM
6 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 135 (47.20%) Active Directory
2 50 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.89%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.29%) vSphere
5 8 (2.80%) XenApp
6 7 (2.45%) Xen
7 6 (2.10%) Firmware
8 5 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.75%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.35%) Docker
10 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.20%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.45%) SCCM
4 7 (2.45%) Terraform
5 5 (1.75%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.75%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.40%) Packer
7 2 (0.70%) Puppet
8 1 (0.35%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 127 (44.41%) Microsoft
2 77 (26.92%) VMware
3 63 (22.03%) Cisco
4 45 (15.73%) Citrix
5 19 (6.64%) Apple
6 17 (5.94%) IBM
7 15 (5.24%) Oracle
7 15 (5.24%) Veeam
8 12 (4.20%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.85%) Facebook
9 11 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.50%) Palo Alto
10 10 (3.50%) SonicWALL
11 9 (3.15%) Aruba
11 9 (3.15%) Cognos
11 9 (3.15%) F5
11 9 (3.15%) Forcepoint
11 9 (3.15%) Kaspersky
11 9 (3.15%) Symantec
11 9 (3.15%) WatchGuard
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago