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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 69 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.97% 0.83% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.15% 2.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £24,375 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
184 266 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.18% 36.89% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 172 206 99
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 £19,375 -
Poole - 5 £27,500 - 1
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) DHCP
4 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 13 (54.17%) MCP
4 13 (54.17%) DNS
4 13 (54.17%) Degree
5 12 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (41.67%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) MCSA
7 9 (37.50%) Remedy
7 9 (37.50%) ServiceNow
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 7 (29.17%) MS Office
8 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 5 (20.83%) Citrix
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) SCOM
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (16.67%) VMware
11 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (16.67%) UAG
11 4 (16.67%) Office 365

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DHCP
2 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
2 13 (54.17%) DNS
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) ADSL
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Handset
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) MCP
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) MCSA
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (16.67%) UAG
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) XenServer
5 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 4 (16.67%) SCSM
3 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Remedy
2 9 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago