Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 195 278 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.66% 20.40% 19.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.08% 79.89% 75.15%
Number of salaries quoted 182 249 355
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £52,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +1.27%

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 253 348 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.92% 25.53% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 230 297 448
Kent median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,450 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 0 35 £38,415 -3.96% 6
Tunbridge Wells +11 25 £28,000 -20.00%
Dartford -7 22 £47,500 +57.02% 2
Tonbridge +5 12 £32,500 +18.18%
Sevenoaks +2 9 £30,000 +27.66% 1
West Malling -4 7 £37,500 +41.51% 5
Chatham -4 5 £22,000 -8.33%
Stansted - 4 £35,000 - 1
Canterbury +12 3 £21,500 -33.85%
Folkestone 0 2 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Whitstable -1 2 £27,750 +13.27%
Sittingbourne -2 2 £25,000 -8.26%
Rochester -5 2 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Swanley - 2 £45,000 -
Margate - 1 £37,500 -
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 81 (41.54%) Windows Server
2 73 (37.44%) Active Directory
3 72 (36.92%) C#
4 70 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 66 (33.85%) .NET
6 52 (26.67%) Finance
7 51 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (24.62%) Office 365
8 48 (24.62%) VMware
8 48 (24.62%) MVC
9 45 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (21.03%) JavaScript
11 41 (21.03%) HTML
11 41 (21.03%) SQL
12 39 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
13 38 (19.49%) MS Exchange
14 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
15 33 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (16.41%) CSS
16 32 (16.41%) WPF
16 32 (16.41%) AngularJS
17 31 (15.90%) WinForms
18 30 (15.38%) Firewall
18 30 (15.38%) Hyper-V
19 29 (14.87%) CCNA
19 29 (14.87%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
21 26 (13.33%) OO
22 25 (12.82%) MCSE

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 38 (19.49%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.72%) IIS
3 16 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.64%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.64%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.62%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.03%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.03%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.51%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) Simulink
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.51%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 48 (24.62%) Office 365
2 45 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.03%) G Suite
6 2 (1.03%) IaaS
6 2 (1.03%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.03%) PaaS
6 2 (1.03%) SaaS
7 1 (0.51%) npm
7 1 (0.51%) NuGet
7 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.38%) Firewall
2 24 (12.31%) DNS
3 22 (11.28%) LAN
4 20 (10.26%) DHCP
5 18 (9.23%) VPN
5 18 (9.23%) WAN
6 16 (8.21%) VoIP
7 15 (7.69%) VLAN
8 14 (7.18%) TCP/IP
9 13 (6.67%) ADSL
10 12 (6.15%) IP Telephony
11 11 (5.64%) Junos
12 8 (4.10%) Skype
13 6 (3.08%) Internet
14 5 (2.56%) Network Security
14 5 (2.56%) SMS
15 4 (2.05%) Hyperconnected
16 3 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
17 2 (1.03%) NAS
17 2 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.08%) Moq
3 6 (3.08%) NUnit
4 4 (2.05%) MSTest
4 4 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.03%) JIRA
5 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.03%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) Bower
6 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.51%) Maven
6 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.62%) Electronics
3 8 (4.10%) Retail
4 3 (1.54%) Advertising
4 3 (1.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
6 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.51%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (27.18%) Developer
2 47 (24.10%) .NET Developer
3 30 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 30 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 30 (15.38%) IT Support
4 25 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 23 (11.79%) Software Engineer
6 22 (11.28%) Analyst
6 22 (11.28%) IT Engineer
7 21 (10.77%) ASP Developer
7 21 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 21 (10.77%) C# Software Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (6.15%) Administrator
12 11 (5.64%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (5.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (5.64%) Network Engineer
13 10 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (33.85%) .NET
2 41 (21.03%) HTML
3 32 (16.41%) AngularJS
3 32 (16.41%) CSS
3 32 (16.41%) WPF
4 31 (15.90%) WinForms
5 22 (11.28%) Web Services
6 20 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 18 (9.23%) .NET Framework
7 18 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (9.23%) HTML5
8 12 (6.15%) WCF
9 11 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (5.64%) Entity Framework
9 11 (5.64%) JSON
10 10 (5.13%) jQuery
11 9 (4.62%) Ajax
11 9 (4.62%) CSS3
11 9 (4.62%) React
12 8 (4.10%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.08%) Replication
5 4 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.54%) AS400
6 3 (1.54%) FMCG
6 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) iPad
7 2 (1.03%) iPhone
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) NHS
7 2 (1.03%) PDA
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.03%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.51%) EPoS
8 1 (0.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 81 (41.54%) Windows Server
2 51 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (12.31%) Windows 10
5 21 (10.77%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.72%) Linux
7 9 (4.62%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.05%) Android
9 4 (2.05%) Unix
9 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.51%) CentOS
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.62%) MVC
2 26 (13.33%) OO
3 25 (12.82%) OOD
3 25 (12.82%) TDD
4 24 (12.31%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.79%) Systems Analysis
6 19 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (8.72%) Scrum
9 15 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (7.18%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (6.67%) ITIL
12 11 (5.64%) Migration
12 11 (5.64%) Network Design
13 10 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.13%) Project Management
14 8 (4.10%) Workflow
15 6 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (3.08%) MVVM
15 6 (3.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (36.92%) C#
2 41 (21.03%) JavaScript
2 41 (21.03%) SQL
3 12 (6.15%) VB.NET
4 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.62%) R
5 9 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.62%) XAML
6 6 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.54%) C
7 3 (1.54%) C++
7 3 (1.54%) Perl
8 2 (1.03%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.03%) Java
8 2 (1.03%) Python
8 2 (1.03%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (14.87%) CCNA
2 29 (14.87%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (12.82%) MCSE
4 24 (12.31%) MCP
5 13 (6.67%) A+ Certification
6 12 (6.15%) CCNP
6 12 (6.15%) Degree
7 8 (4.10%) MCITP
8 7 (3.59%) DBS Check
9 6 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.56%) MCSA
11 4 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.54%) CCENT
13 1 (0.51%) CCA
13 1 (0.51%) CCAA
13 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 30 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 27 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.13%) Firmware
5 8 (4.10%) XenApp
6 7 (3.59%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.03%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 70 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 48 (24.62%) VMware
3 18 (9.23%) Cisco
4 16 (8.21%) Citrix
5 9 (4.62%) MuleSoft
5 9 (4.62%) Oracle
6 8 (4.10%) Infragistics
7 7 (3.59%) Veeam
8 6 (3.08%) HP
9 4 (2.05%) Adobe
9 4 (2.05%) Apple
9 4 (2.05%) Google
9 4 (2.05%) Meraki
9 4 (2.05%) Sage
10 3 (1.54%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.03%) Aastra
11 2 (1.03%) Capita
11 2 (1.03%) Compaq
11 2 (1.03%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.03%) Thunderhead