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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 76 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.32% 1.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.74% 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
Average salary £21,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
253 250 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.89% 32.51% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 233 188 102
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bournemouth - 9 £20,875 - 2
Poole - 2 £27,500 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
4 15 (71.43%) Degree
5 14 (66.67%) MCP
6 13 (61.90%) ITIL
7 12 (57.14%) MCSA
7 12 (57.14%) DHCP
7 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
7 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (57.14%) Remedy
7 12 (57.14%) Firewall
7 12 (57.14%) DNS
7 12 (57.14%) ServiceNow
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Apple
10 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
10 3 (14.29%) Android
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
11 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
11 2 (9.52%) Handset
11 2 (9.52%) VMware
11 2 (9.52%) VPN
11 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) ADSL
3 1 (4.76%) 3G
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Android
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 14 (66.67%) MCP
3 12 (57.14%) MCSA
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Remedy
2 12 (57.14%) ServiceNow
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago