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

Microsoft Windows
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 172 254 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.78% 19.97% 19.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.44% 80.89% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 164 232 312
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,575 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%

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 228 314 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.24% 24.69% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 211 276 391
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% -3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

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 October 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 October 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 -1 39 £38,415 -3.96% 8
Dartford -9 18 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Tunbridge Wells +4 15 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Tonbridge +4 11 £29,500 +31.11%
West Malling -3 7 £37,500 +14.50% 4
Sevenoaks -1 5 £32,000 +42.22%
Stansted 0 4 £33,750 +77.63% 1
Canterbury +13 3 £25,000 -35.48% 2
Chatham -8 3 £31,000 +47.62%
Folkestone -13 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Whitstable -7 2 £27,750 +13.27%
Rochester -3 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Sittingbourne -3 1 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Queenborough - 1 £20,000 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 73 (42.44%) Windows Server
2 68 (39.53%) .NET
3 65 (37.79%) C#
4 64 (37.21%) Finance
5 61 (35.47%) Microsoft
6 51 (29.65%) Active Directory
6 51 (29.65%) SQL
7 44 (25.58%) MVC
8 42 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (22.67%) Office 365
9 39 (22.67%) HTML
9 39 (22.67%) SQL Server
10 38 (22.09%) JavaScript
11 36 (20.93%) CSS
11 36 (20.93%) VMware
12 35 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (20.35%) AngularJS
13 34 (19.77%) WinForms
14 30 (17.44%) MS Exchange
15 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (15.12%) WPF
18 25 (14.53%) TDD
18 25 (14.53%) Systems Analysis
18 25 (14.53%) Firewall
19 21 (12.21%) Linux
20 20 (11.63%) IIS
20 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
21 19 (11.05%) Hyper-V

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 30 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.63%) IIS
3 12 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.23%) Umbraco
5 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.07%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.33%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.16%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Confluence
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.16%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.58%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 39 (22.67%) Office 365
2 35 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.33%) IaaS
4 4 (2.33%) PaaS
4 4 (2.33%) SaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.16%) G Suite
5 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.58%) npm
6 1 (0.58%) NuGet
6 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.53%) Firewall
2 18 (10.47%) LAN
3 17 (9.88%) VPN
4 16 (9.30%) DNS
4 16 (9.30%) VoIP
5 13 (7.56%) WAN
6 12 (6.98%) DHCP
6 12 (6.98%) VLAN
7 11 (6.40%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.81%) ADSL
9 9 (5.23%) IP Telephony
9 9 (5.23%) Junos
10 6 (3.49%) Internet
11 4 (2.33%) Network Security
12 3 (1.74%) NAS
12 3 (1.74%) Skype
12 3 (1.74%) SMS
13 2 (1.16%) Hyperconnected
13 2 (1.16%) SAN
13 2 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.49%) MySQL
6 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.33%) Power BI
7 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.49%) JIRA
4 5 (2.91%) Moq
4 5 (2.91%) NUnit
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.74%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.74%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.16%) MSTest
7 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.58%) Maven
8 1 (0.58%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.58%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (37.21%) Finance
2 4 (2.33%) Electronics
2 4 (2.33%) Legal
3 3 (1.74%) Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Advertising
4 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (30.81%) Developer
2 43 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
3 26 (15.12%) C# Developer
3 26 (15.12%) IT Support
4 23 (13.37%) Support Engineer
5 22 (12.79%) ASP Developer
5 22 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (10.47%) Analyst
7 16 (9.30%) Software Engineer
8 15 (8.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (8.72%) Administrator
8 15 (8.72%) IT Engineer
9 14 (8.14%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (7.56%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (6.98%) .NET Software Engineer
12 10 (5.81%) IT Analyst
12 10 (5.81%) IT Support Analyst
13 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (5.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (39.53%) .NET
2 39 (22.67%) HTML
3 36 (20.93%) CSS
4 35 (20.35%) AngularJS
5 34 (19.77%) WinForms
6 26 (15.12%) WPF
7 18 (10.47%) Web Services
8 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET
9 13 (7.56%) .NET Framework
9 13 (7.56%) HTML5
10 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (5.81%) jQuery
13 9 (5.23%) CSS3
13 9 (5.23%) React
14 8 (4.65%) WCF
15 6 (3.49%) Entity Framework
16 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (2.91%) JSON
17 3 (1.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.23%) Replication
3 7 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.49%) Clustering
5 5 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.74%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.74%) Smart Home
8 2 (1.16%) PDA
8 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.58%) AS400
9 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.58%) Fintech
9 1 (0.58%) iPad
9 1 (0.58%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 73 (42.44%) Windows Server
2 42 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.21%) Linux
5 16 (9.30%) Windows 10
5 16 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.33%) Android
6 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.33%) Unix
7 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.58%) CentOS
9 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.58%) MVC
2 25 (14.53%) Systems Analysis
2 25 (14.53%) TDD
3 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.47%) OO
5 17 (9.88%) Software Engineering
6 16 (9.30%) OOD
7 15 (8.72%) Scrum
8 14 (8.14%) CRM
8 14 (8.14%) ITIL
9 13 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (6.98%) Migration
11 11 (6.40%) DevOps
11 11 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (5.81%) Network Design
12 10 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (5.81%) Unit Testing
13 8 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.49%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 65 (37.79%) C#
2 51 (29.65%) SQL
3 38 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.56%) VB.NET
5 10 (5.81%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.49%) R
7 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.74%) C++
8 3 (1.74%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.74%) Java
8 3 (1.74%) XAML
9 2 (1.16%) Perl
9 2 (1.16%) PHP
9 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.16%) Python
9 2 (1.16%) VBScript
10 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.30%) CCNA
2 16 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.72%) MCSE
4 11 (6.40%) MCP
5 10 (5.81%) CCNP
6 7 (4.07%) Degree
7 5 (2.91%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.33%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.16%) MCSA
10 1 (0.58%) CCENT
10 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCITP
10 1 (0.58%) RHCE
10 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.58%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.05%) Hyper-V
2 19 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.91%) Firmware
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.16%) Docker
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.33%) Puppet
2 4 (2.33%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.58%) Ansible
4 1 (0.58%) Consul
4 1 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.58%) Grafana
4 1 (0.58%) Graphite
4 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) Opsview
4 1 (0.58%) Packer
4 1 (0.58%) Salt
4 1 (0.58%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) Terraform
4 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (35.47%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.93%) VMware
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle
4 12 (6.98%) Cisco
5 10 (5.81%) Citrix
6 9 (5.23%) MuleSoft
7 6 (3.49%) HP
7 6 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.91%) Veeam
9 4 (2.33%) Google
10 3 (1.74%) Adobe
10 3 (1.74%) ProCurve
10 3 (1.74%) Sage
10 3 (1.74%) Thunderhead
11 2 (1.16%) Aastra
11 2 (1.16%) Compaq
11 2 (1.16%) Infragistics
11 2 (1.16%) Sophos
12 1 (0.58%) Aruba
12 1 (0.58%) MobileIron