The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 55 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.38% 2.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.30% 8.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 0
Average salary £24,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
151 170 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.08% 32.44% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 134 147 111
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -1 7 £24,500 -15.51%
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Remedy
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (58.33%) MCP
3 7 (58.33%) MCSA
3 7 (58.33%) ServiceNow
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (25.00%) Handset
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Data Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Kanban
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) MVVM
2 1 (8.33%) BDD
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (58.33%) MCP
1 7 (58.33%) MCSA
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Remedy
2 7 (58.33%) ServiceNow
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix