Period
to 21 May 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 214 284 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.71% 18.48% 20.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.37% 75.13% 71.10%
Number of salaries quoted 200 239 403
Kent median annual salary £38,415 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £21,700 £21,250 £22,100
90th Percentile £53,875 £52,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £39,584 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 263 378 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.99% 24.59% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 238 297 540
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +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 May 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 May 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 +9 29 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Tunbridge Wells +1 29 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Maidstone +6 28 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Tonbridge +6 11 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Chatham 0 10 £24,000 -9.43% 2
West Malling -3 8 £52,500 +98.11% 2
Canterbury +8 7 £32,500 - 1
Folkestone +15 6 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Sevenoaks +1 4 £28,500 +20.00% 2
Sittingbourne -2 3 - - 1
Westerham - 3 £18,500 -
Rochester -3 2 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Swanley - 2 £45,000 -
Stansted - 1 £30,000 - 1
Margate - 1 £37,500 - 1
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 83 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 81 (37.85%) C#
3 80 (37.38%) Windows Server
4 69 (32.24%) Active Directory
5 62 (28.97%) .NET
6 51 (23.83%) VMware
7 49 (22.90%) Finance
8 45 (21.03%) SQL Server
9 44 (20.56%) MVC
9 44 (20.56%) WPF
10 41 (19.16%) WinForms
10 41 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (18.69%) TDD
12 37 (17.29%) HTML
12 37 (17.29%) JavaScript
12 37 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (15.89%) SQL
13 34 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
13 34 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (14.95%) Office 365
15 30 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (14.02%) CCNA
15 30 (14.02%) Software Engineering
15 30 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (13.08%) Hyper-V
17 28 (13.08%) WCF
18 27 (12.62%) AngularJS
18 27 (12.62%) Systems Analysis

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 22 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.74%) IIS
3 8 (3.74%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.47%) Simulink
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.47%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.47%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (14.95%) Office 365
3 11 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.93%) G Suite
4 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.93%) npm
4 2 (0.93%) NuGet
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.21%) Firewall
2 22 (10.28%) Internet
3 21 (9.81%) LAN
4 20 (9.35%) DNS
4 20 (9.35%) WAN
5 19 (8.88%) DHCP
6 18 (8.41%) VoIP
7 17 (7.94%) VPN
8 13 (6.07%) ADSL
8 13 (6.07%) Hyperconnected
8 13 (6.07%) VLAN
9 12 (5.61%) IP Telephony
9 12 (5.61%) TCP/IP
10 11 (5.14%) Junos
11 6 (2.80%) SAN
11 6 (2.80%) Skype
12 4 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.40%) HTTP
13 3 (1.40%) SMTP
13 3 (1.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (7.01%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Moq
1 13 (6.07%) MSTest
1 13 (6.07%) NUnit
1 13 (6.07%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (2.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.93%) Bower
4 2 (0.93%) JSUnit
4 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 49 (22.90%) Finance
2 11 (5.14%) Electronics
3 10 (4.67%) Retail
4 6 (2.80%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) Games
5 3 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (25.23%) Developer
2 43 (20.09%) .NET Developer
3 36 (16.82%) C# Developer
4 29 (13.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (12.15%) Software Engineer
6 25 (11.68%) Analyst
7 23 (10.75%) IT Support
7 23 (10.75%) Support Engineer
8 21 (9.81%) C# Software Engineer
9 20 (9.35%) ASP Developer
9 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 16 (7.48%) IT Engineer
10 16 (7.48%) Junior
11 13 (6.07%) Graduate
11 13 (6.07%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 13 (6.07%) Graduate Developer
11 13 (6.07%) IT Analyst
11 13 (6.07%) Junior .NET Developer
11 13 (6.07%) Junior Developer
12 12 (5.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.97%) .NET
2 44 (20.56%) WPF
3 41 (19.16%) WinForms
4 37 (17.29%) HTML
5 28 (13.08%) WCF
6 27 (12.62%) AngularJS
6 27 (12.62%) CSS
7 26 (12.15%) .NET Framework
8 25 (11.68%) ASP.NET
9 24 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (6.07%) Castle Windsor
11 13 (6.07%) HTML5
11 13 (6.07%) JSON
11 13 (6.07%) Ninject
11 13 (6.07%) Spring.NET
11 13 (6.07%) Unity DI Container
12 12 (5.61%) Web Services
13 10 (4.67%) Entity Framework
14 9 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (10.75%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.21%) Replication
4 8 (3.74%) Clustering
5 5 (2.34%) FMCG
6 4 (1.87%) AS400
6 4 (1.87%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) iPad
8 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.38%) Windows Server
2 41 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (11.68%) Windows 10
5 22 (10.28%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.88%) Linux
7 18 (8.41%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.74%) Unix
9 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.80%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.87%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.47%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.56%) MVC
2 40 (18.69%) TDD
3 30 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (14.02%) Software Engineering
4 27 (12.62%) Systems Analysis
5 26 (12.15%) OO
6 25 (11.68%) OOD
7 24 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (7.94%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (7.94%) Scrum
9 15 (7.01%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (7.01%) Project Management
9 15 (7.01%) Web Application Development
10 14 (6.54%) Kanban
11 13 (6.07%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (6.07%) ITIL
11 13 (6.07%) MVVM
12 11 (5.14%) Network Design
13 10 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (37.85%) C#
2 37 (17.29%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.89%) SQL
4 10 (4.67%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.21%) XAML
6 8 (3.74%) C++
7 7 (3.27%) R
8 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.87%) Python
9 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.40%) C
11 2 (0.93%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.93%) HLSL
11 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (14.02%) CCNA
2 30 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (10.75%) MCP
4 22 (10.28%) MCSE
5 17 (7.94%) Degree
6 11 (5.14%) CCNP
6 11 (5.14%) MCITP
6 11 (5.14%) MCSA
7 9 (4.21%) A+ Certification
8 7 (3.27%) DBS Check
9 6 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.87%) CCENT
11 2 (0.93%) MCDST
11 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.47%) ISEB
12 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.47%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.47%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) COBIT
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) PMO
3 2 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 69 (32.24%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.54%) XenApp
5 13 (6.07%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.74%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.80%) Firmware
7 6 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.93%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.93%) vSphere
10 1 (0.47%) Docker
10 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.40%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 51 (23.83%) VMware
3 26 (12.15%) Citrix
4 24 (11.21%) Cisco
5 8 (3.74%) Infragistics
6 6 (2.80%) Oracle
6 6 (2.80%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.34%) Apple
8 4 (1.87%) CommVault
8 4 (1.87%) HP
8 4 (1.87%) Meraki
8 4 (1.87%) SAP
9 3 (1.40%) Dell
9 3 (1.40%) NetApp
9 3 (1.40%) Nimsoft
9 3 (1.40%) WatchGuard
10 2 (0.93%) Capita
10 2 (0.93%) Google
10 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.93%) Remedy