Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 272 327 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.48% 18.91% 21.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.69% 75.52% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 241 303 450
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -3.90% -1.91%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.30% +2.67%

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 325 433 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.47% 25.04% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 284 382 680
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,525 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £58,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +16 49 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Maidstone +18 42 £40,000 -12.09%
Folkestone +9 28 £33,500 -21.18% 2
Sittingbourne 0 20 £22,500 -18.18%
Chatham 0 13 £21,000 -26.32%
Tunbridge Wells -9 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Malling -12 10 £44,500 +41.27%
Sevenoaks 0 7 £22,500 -30.77%
Tonbridge +4 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Rochester +1 2 £20,500 -27.43%
Whitstable -2 2 £24,500 +16.67%
Dover - 2 - -
Stansted -3 1 £19,000 -60.00%
Canterbury -8 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Westerham -13 1 £24,000 -26.15%
Windows
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 141 (51.84%) Windows Server
2 135 (49.63%) Microsoft
3 103 (37.87%) Active Directory
4 60 (22.06%) C#
5 58 (21.32%) VMware
6 56 (20.59%) Cisco
7 55 (20.22%) LAN
8 54 (19.85%) SQL
8 54 (19.85%) Microsoft Office
9 50 (18.38%) SQL Server
10 49 (18.01%) .NET
11 48 (17.65%) WAN
11 48 (17.65%) Office 365
11 48 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (16.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (16.54%) MS Exchange
14 43 (15.81%) Windows 10
15 39 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
16 38 (13.97%) Windows 7
16 38 (13.97%) ITIL
17 37 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (13.24%) Software Engineering
18 36 (13.24%) Windows 8
19 35 (12.87%) HTML
19 35 (12.87%) JavaScript
19 35 (12.87%) Finance
20 34 (12.50%) Firewall
21 33 (12.13%) MCSA
21 33 (12.13%) 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 45 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.68%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.94%) IIS
6 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.74%) Apache
8 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.37%) JBoss
9 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 54 (19.85%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.21%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.74%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.65%) Office 365
2 39 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.68%) IaaS
4 9 (3.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.22%) LAN
2 48 (17.65%) WAN
3 34 (12.50%) Firewall
4 30 (11.03%) TCP/IP
5 27 (9.93%) Internet
6 25 (9.19%) VPN
7 24 (8.82%) DNS
8 23 (8.46%) DHCP
9 15 (5.51%) SAN
10 14 (5.15%) VLAN
11 13 (4.78%) HTTP
12 12 (4.41%) AMQP
12 12 (4.41%) SMTP
12 12 (4.41%) SSL
12 12 (4.41%) VoIP
13 11 (4.04%) Skype
13 11 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (3.31%) Network Security
15 8 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (2.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.57%) MySQL
4 6 (2.21%) Pentaho
5 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.84%) Subversion
3 4 (1.47%) NUnit
4 3 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.10%) Selenium
4 3 (1.10%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.10%) tSQLt
5 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.74%) JIRA
5 2 (0.74%) Moq
5 2 (0.74%) Toad
6 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.37%) MSTest
6 1 (0.37%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (12.87%) Finance
2 14 (5.15%) Advertising
3 10 (3.68%) Retail
4 8 (2.94%) Electronics
4 8 (2.94%) Games
5 6 (2.21%) Legal
5 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.10%) Military
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (20.22%) Support Engineer
2 51 (18.75%) IT Support
3 31 (11.40%) Developer
4 30 (11.03%) IT Engineer
4 30 (11.03%) Software Engineer
5 26 (9.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 24 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (8.82%) Analyst
6 24 (8.82%) Desktop Support
7 23 (8.46%) Architect
8 21 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (7.35%) C# Software Engineer
10 18 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (6.62%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (6.25%) .NET Developer
12 16 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (5.51%) Support Analyst
14 14 (5.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 13 (4.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.01%) .NET
2 35 (12.87%) HTML
3 26 (9.56%) WCF
4 25 (9.19%) CSS
4 25 (9.19%) WPF
5 21 (7.72%) EDI
6 19 (6.99%) AngularJS
7 16 (5.88%) JSON
7 16 (5.88%) XML
8 15 (5.51%) SOAP
8 15 (5.51%) WinForms
9 12 (4.41%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.31%) HTML5
10 9 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (2.94%) CSS3
12 6 (2.21%) DirectX
12 6 (2.21%) EDIFACT
12 6 (2.21%) OpenGL
13 5 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.41%) AS400
3 10 (3.68%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.57%) iPhone
7 6 (2.21%) iSeries
8 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.47%) Clustering
9 4 (1.47%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.47%) iPad
9 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) Replication
10 3 (1.10%) User Experience
11 2 (0.74%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.74%) Fintech
11 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (51.84%) Windows Server
2 48 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (16.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (15.81%) Windows 10
5 38 (13.97%) Windows 7
6 36 (13.24%) Windows 8
7 29 (10.66%) Linux
8 16 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.41%) Unix
10 10 (3.68%) Android
11 5 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.84%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.74%) Solaris
13 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.97%) ITIL
2 37 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.24%) Software Engineering
4 26 (9.56%) OO
5 23 (8.46%) OOD
5 23 (8.46%) Patch Management
6 17 (6.25%) MVC
6 17 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (6.25%) Project Management
7 15 (5.51%) High Availability
8 14 (5.15%) Change Management
9 12 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.04%) ITIL V3
11 10 (3.68%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.68%) ITSM
12 9 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.31%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.31%) Information Security
12 9 (3.31%) Migration
12 9 (3.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.06%) C#
2 54 (19.85%) SQL
3 35 (12.87%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.35%) C++
5 15 (5.51%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.04%) C
6 11 (4.04%) Python
7 10 (3.68%) PHP
7 10 (3.68%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.57%) Assembly Language
8 7 (2.57%) RPG
8 7 (2.57%) VBA
9 6 (2.21%) ActionScript
9 6 (2.21%) ActionScript 2.0
9 6 (2.21%) HLSL
9 6 (2.21%) RPG IV
9 6 (2.21%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.84%) Perl
10 5 (1.84%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (12.13%) MCSA
3 30 (11.03%) MCSE
4 22 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (7.72%) CCNA
6 20 (7.35%) MCP
7 19 (6.99%) Degree
8 8 (2.94%) A+ Certification
8 8 (2.94%) MCTS
9 7 (2.57%) MCITP
10 6 (2.21%) CCNP
10 6 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.84%) VCAP
12 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.47%) MCSD
12 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.74%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.74%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) GDPR
3 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) DICOM
4 1 (0.37%) DO-254
4 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 103 (37.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (12.13%) Hyper-V
3 28 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.84%) vSphere
5 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.10%) Firmware
6 3 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.10%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (6.99%) SCCM
2 10 (3.68%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.74%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 135 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 58 (21.32%) VMware
3 56 (20.59%) Cisco
4 22 (8.09%) Citrix
5 10 (3.68%) IBM
5 10 (3.68%) Oracle
6 7 (2.57%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.57%) SolarWinds
6 7 (2.57%) Sophos
7 6 (2.21%) Adobe
7 6 (2.21%) Cognos
7 6 (2.21%) HP
8 4 (1.47%) Amdocs
8 4 (1.47%) Apple
8 4 (1.47%) Avaya
8 4 (1.47%) BMC
8 4 (1.47%) Dell
8 4 (1.47%) Remedy
8 4 (1.47%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.10%) Mitel