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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 76 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.45% 0.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 1.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £28,750 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
186 235 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.00% 37.96% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 166 216 144
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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 -3 5 £27,500 +17.02%
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £17,500 - 1
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 19 (86.36%) Windows 7
4 13 (59.09%) DHCP
5 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (54.55%) DNS
6 11 (50.00%) Firewall
6 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
7 10 (45.45%) MCP
7 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 10 (45.45%) Degree
8 9 (40.91%) SCCM
9 8 (36.36%) SCOM
9 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (36.36%) Office 365
9 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (36.36%) SCSM
10 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (31.82%) MCSA
11 6 (27.27%) MS Office
11 6 (27.27%) ITIL
11 6 (27.27%) Remedy
11 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
12 5 (22.73%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (22.73%) UAG
12 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
12 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 5 (22.73%) Citrix

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DHCP
2 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) NAS
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) ADSL
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) MCP
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (22.73%) UAG
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) XenServer
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 8 (36.36%) SCOM
2 8 (36.36%) SCSM
3 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
4 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Remedy
2 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) VMware