The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 75 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.08% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.03% 2.25% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 4
Average salary £28,000 £17,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £16,700 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,700 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Windows 8
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
282 222 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 34.47% 28.72% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 224 210 177
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Dorset region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Dorset

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Dorset

Windows 8
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +18 16 £28,000 +64.70% 1
Sherborne - 1 £23,500 - 1
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
1 42 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 23 (54.76%) Windows 10
4 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 17 (40.48%) VMware
6 16 (38.10%) SQL
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 14 (33.33%) ITIL
9 13 (30.95%) MCSA
9 13 (30.95%) LAN
9 13 (30.95%) WAN
9 13 (30.95%) VLAN
10 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
11 10 (23.81%) iPad
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (23.81%) Firewall
11 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) Mac OS X
11 10 (23.81%) Internet
11 10 (23.81%) MCSE
11 10 (23.81%) C
11 10 (23.81%) Java
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.81%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (30.95%) LAN
2 13 (30.95%) VLAN
2 13 (30.95%) WAN
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 10 (23.81%) Internet
4 6 (14.29%) MPLS
5 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.76%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (21.43%) Yeoman
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) IT Support
2 21 (50.00%) Analyst
3 17 (40.48%) Support Analyst
4 15 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (33.33%) IT Analyst
6 13 (30.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 13 (30.95%) IT Support Technician
6 13 (30.95%) IT Technician
6 13 (30.95%) Support Technician
7 10 (23.81%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (14.29%) IT Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 2 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) iPad
2 1 (2.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
1 42 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (54.76%) Windows 10
4 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
5 10 (23.81%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.38%) Android
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) C
2 10 (23.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.95%) MCSA
3 10 (23.81%) MCSE
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) MCDST
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Remedy
3 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
Christchurch, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sherborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago