The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
South West / Dorset
Rank 13 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 77 157 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.15% 20.52% 25.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.96% 56.47% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 69 142 171
Median salary £28,500 £28,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,360 £18,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
115 278 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 25.61% 36.34% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 101 228 196
Median salary £28,500 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Windows
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Dorset region.

Windows Salary Trend in Dorset

Windows
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dorset

Windows
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 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 January 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 -5 39 £28,500 - 4
Poole +1 30 £31,250 +3.30%
Dorchester -1 1 £25,000 -30.55%
Wimborne - 1 £45,000 - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 107 (62.21%) Active Directory
2 88 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 85 (49.42%) Microsoft
4 84 (48.84%) VMware
5 77 (44.77%) Windows Server
6 63 (36.63%) MS Exchange
7 53 (30.81%) SAN
8 52 (30.23%) Citrix
8 52 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (26.74%) Office 365
10 45 (26.16%) MS Excel
11 40 (23.26%) XenApp
12 39 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (22.67%) Linux
13 36 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
14 35 (20.35%) XenDesktop
15 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
16 33 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (15.70%) VLAN
18 24 (13.95%) C#
18 24 (13.95%) LAN
19 23 (13.37%) WAN
19 23 (13.37%) TCP/IP
19 23 (13.37%) Software Engineering
20 21 (12.21%) .NET
20 21 (12.21%) OO
20 21 (12.21%) Hyper-V
20 21 (12.21%) Windows 7
21 20 (11.63%) DNS
22 19 (11.05%) Cisco

Windows
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 63 (36.63%) MS Exchange
2 39 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.81%) IIS
5 8 (4.65%) Apache
6 3 (1.74%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.16%) CMS
7 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.16%) JBoss
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (26.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.49%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.16%) CATIA
3 2 (1.16%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (26.74%) Office 365
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.74%) IaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (30.81%) SAN
2 27 (15.70%) VLAN
3 24 (13.95%) LAN
4 23 (13.37%) TCP/IP
4 23 (13.37%) WAN
5 20 (11.63%) DNS
6 19 (11.05%) DHCP
7 16 (9.30%) VPN
7 16 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (8.72%) Firewall
8 15 (8.72%) HTTP
9 12 (6.98%) Network Security
10 11 (6.40%) ICMP
10 11 (6.40%) SMTP
10 11 (6.40%) Telnet
11 4 (2.33%) FTP
11 4 (2.33%) Internet
11 4 (2.33%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.33%) LDAP
12 3 (1.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.40%) JIRA
3 4 (2.33%) MSTest
3 4 (2.33%) NUnit
4 3 (1.74%) Moq
4 3 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.16%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.16%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (9.88%) Finance
2 5 (2.91%) Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Advertising
3 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (42.44%) Support Engineer
2 47 (27.33%) IT Support
3 38 (22.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 37 (21.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 36 (20.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 25 (14.53%) IT Engineer
6 25 (14.53%) IT Support Engineer
7 18 (10.47%) Software Engineer
8 15 (8.72%) Support Technician
9 14 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (8.14%) IT Support Technician
9 14 (8.14%) IT Technician
10 13 (7.56%) Developer
11 12 (6.98%) Analyst
12 11 (6.40%) Support Analyst
13 10 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
14 9 (5.23%) 1st Line Support
15 8 (4.65%) C# Developer
15 8 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
15 8 (4.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.21%) .NET
2 14 (8.14%) .NET Framework
3 12 (6.98%) WCF
3 12 (6.98%) WPF
4 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET
4 11 (6.40%) Entity Framework
5 9 (5.23%) NHibernate
6 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.33%) CSS
7 4 (2.33%) HTML
8 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (1.74%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (1.74%) Ninject
8 3 (1.74%) Spring.NET
8 3 (1.74%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (1.74%) WinForms
9 2 (1.16%) AutoMapper
9 2 (1.16%) jQuery
9 2 (1.16%) LINQ
9 2 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.49%) Statistics
3 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.74%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.16%) Clustering
5 2 (1.16%) PDA
6 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
2 77 (44.77%) Windows Server
3 52 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (22.67%) Linux
5 21 (12.21%) Windows 7
6 19 (11.05%) Windows 8
7 17 (9.88%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.23%) Unix
9 2 (1.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.37%) Software Engineering
2 21 (12.21%) OO
3 17 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.88%) ITIL
4 12 (6.98%) Data Security
4 12 (6.98%) OOD
5 9 (5.23%) Multithreading
5 9 (5.23%) OOP
5 9 (5.23%) UML
6 7 (4.07%) Business Continuity
6 7 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.07%) MVC
6 7 (4.07%) TDD
7 6 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (3.49%) Security Patching
8 5 (2.91%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.91%) Scrum
9 4 (2.33%) Coaching
9 4 (2.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) C#
2 19 (11.05%) SQL
3 10 (5.81%) C++
4 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.91%) Java
5 5 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.33%) PHP
7 3 (1.74%) Perl
7 3 (1.74%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.98%) Degree
3 10 (5.81%) MCSE
4 8 (4.65%) MCP
4 8 (4.65%) MCSA
5 6 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.33%) CCA
6 4 (2.33%) CCEA
6 4 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.74%) CCNA
7 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 107 (62.21%) Active Directory
2 40 (23.26%) XenApp
3 35 (20.35%) XenDesktop
4 33 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (12.21%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.33%) NFS
7 3 (1.74%) NDS
7 3 (1.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (4.65%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.07%) SCCM
3 6 (3.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.58%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.58%) Netcool
4 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (49.42%) Microsoft
2 84 (48.84%) VMware
3 52 (30.23%) Citrix
4 19 (11.05%) Cisco
5 12 (6.98%) EMC
5 12 (6.98%) HP
6 11 (6.40%) Extreme Networks
7 9 (5.23%) Veeam
8 8 (4.65%) Brocade
8 8 (4.65%) IBM
8 8 (4.65%) Symantec
9 4 (2.33%) AppSense
9 4 (2.33%) NetApp
10 3 (1.74%) Draytek
10 3 (1.74%) Juniper
10 3 (1.74%) Lotus
11 2 (1.16%) Apple
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle
11 2 (1.16%) SAP
11 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
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