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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South West / Dorset
Rank 51 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.13% 1.24% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 3.85% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 2
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +91.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £21,200 £16,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,500 £17,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
96 260 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.75% 32.26% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 205 217
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +31 5 £28,500 -12.30%
Weymouth - 2 £20,000 -
Wimborne - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows 10
3 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (72.73%) VMware
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
5 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
6 14 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (63.64%) VLAN
6 14 (63.64%) LAN
6 14 (63.64%) WAN
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Office 365
9 4 (18.18%) Advertising
10 3 (13.64%) MCSA
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
11 2 (9.09%) HP
11 2 (9.09%) CCNA
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (9.09%) Internet
11 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
11 2 (9.09%) MCP
11 2 (9.09%) MCSE
11 2 (9.09%) MS Office
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco
11 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) LAN
1 14 (63.64%) VLAN
1 14 (63.64%) WAN
1 14 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
General
1 4 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) IT Support
1 14 (63.64%) IT Support Technician
1 14 (63.64%) IT Technician
1 14 (63.64%) Support Technician
2 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows 10
3 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSA
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) IBM