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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 70 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.29% 0.94% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.67% 3.61% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 15
Average salary £32,500 £21,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -42.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £17,250 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
218 194 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 35.22% 26.15% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 183 173 169
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Poole +10 2 £32,500 +103.12%
Bournemouth -13 2 £32,500 +44.44%
Wimborne - 2 £45,000 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) Migration
4 8 (61.54%) SCCM
4 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) SCOM
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (38.46%) SCSM
6 5 (38.46%) Office 365
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Intune
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 3 (23.08%) Lync
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (23.08%) MobileIron
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Life Science

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) WPF
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Life Science
2 2 (15.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) XenServer
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Intune
2 5 (38.46%) SCSM
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) MobileIron
3 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) Apple