The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 101 154 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.35% 17.02% 19.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.76% 61.35% 57.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83 140 105
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £20,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
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
216 251 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.83% 27.73% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 161 231 191
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Dorset

Windows
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 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bournemouth +1 77 £33,000 +20.00% 7
Poole +3 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Wimborne - 3 - -
Verwood - 1 £38,500 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Windows 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.

1 166 (62.88%) Microsoft
2 95 (35.98%) VMware
3 90 (34.09%) MS Excel
3 90 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (31.82%) Citrix
5 83 (31.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (28.79%) MS Exchange
7 74 (28.03%) Active Directory
8 70 (26.52%) C#
9 67 (25.38%) .NET
10 62 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 56 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (19.32%) ASP.NET
13 49 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 48 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 48 (18.18%) MCSE
15 47 (17.80%) SQL
15 47 (17.80%) XenApp
16 42 (15.91%) SAN
17 40 (15.15%) Firewall
18 37 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 36 (13.64%) CCA
19 36 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
19 36 (13.64%) MCP
20 34 (12.88%) .NET Framework
21 33 (12.50%) Windows 7
22 32 (12.12%) Migration
22 32 (12.12%) Cisco
23 31 (11.74%) TCP/IP
23 31 (11.74%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 76 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 49 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.09%) Lync
4 23 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.55%) IIS
6 11 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 90 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.82%) Office 365
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.91%) SAN
2 40 (15.15%) Firewall
3 31 (11.74%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.92%) VPN
5 11 (4.17%) LAN
6 9 (3.41%) Internet
7 8 (3.03%) DNS
7 8 (3.03%) VLAN
8 7 (2.65%) IPsec
8 7 (2.65%) VoIP
8 7 (2.65%) WAN
9 6 (2.27%) DHCP
9 6 (2.27%) PABX
10 3 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.14%) Network Security
10 3 (1.14%) MPLS
10 3 (1.14%) Wireless
11 2 (0.76%) ADSL
11 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.79%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.27%) DB2
6 6 (2.27%) Informix
6 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.27%) IDMS
7 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (9.85%) Subversion
2 20 (7.58%) NUnit
2 20 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.58%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (5.30%) Selenium
4 11 (4.17%) Xcode
4 11 (4.17%) Moq
4 11 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.17%) MSTest
5 9 (3.41%) Log4Net
5 9 (3.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.52%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.38%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.38%) C++Builder
General
1 10 (3.79%) Finance
2 9 (3.41%) Banking
2 9 (3.41%) Investment Banking
2 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.52%) Local Government
4 3 (1.14%) Marketing
4 3 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.14%) Electronics
5 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (29.17%) Developer
2 45 (17.05%) Consultant
3 41 (15.53%) .NET Developer
4 39 (14.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 32 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 28 (10.61%) Support Engineer
7 24 (9.09%) Architect
8 22 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (7.58%) Software Developer
9 20 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 18 (6.82%) IT Support
11 16 (6.06%) Analyst
12 15 (5.68%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.92%) Technical Architect
15 11 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 11 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
16 9 (3.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.38%) .NET
2 51 (19.32%) ASP.NET
3 34 (12.88%) .NET Framework
4 28 (10.61%) CSS
4 28 (10.61%) HTML
5 26 (9.85%) WCF
5 26 (9.85%) jQuery
6 25 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (8.33%) JSON
7 22 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (7.20%) WinForms
9 14 (5.30%) WPF
10 13 (4.92%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 13 (4.92%) Ajax
11 12 (4.55%) Web Services
12 11 (4.17%) XML
12 11 (4.17%) Spring.NET
12 11 (4.17%) Cocoa
12 11 (4.17%) Entity Framework
12 11 (4.17%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.85%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 16 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 13 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (4.17%) Animation
5 9 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.65%) Clustering
7 6 (2.27%) Replication
7 6 (2.27%) BYOD
8 5 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.89%) Handset
8 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.52%) Life Science
9 4 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.76%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 90 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 83 (31.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 25 (9.47%) Android
4 25 (9.47%) Linux
5 20 (7.58%) Apple iOS
6 17 (6.44%) Windows Vista
7 16 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
7 16 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.55%) Windows CE
9 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.27%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.52%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.76%) UNIX
15 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.12%) Migration
2 29 (10.98%) MVC
3 28 (10.61%) OO
4 26 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.85%) TDD
4 26 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (9.47%) Service Delivery
6 24 (9.09%) Project Management
6 24 (9.09%) Scrum
7 23 (8.71%) ITIL
8 22 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 21 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (6.82%) SOA
11 17 (6.44%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.06%) Android Development
12 16 (6.06%) iOS Development
13 14 (5.30%) Web Development
13 14 (5.30%) CRM
14 13 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (4.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.52%) C#
2 47 (17.80%) SQL
3 20 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.20%) T-SQL
4 19 (7.20%) PowerShell
5 17 (6.44%) C++
6 11 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 10 (3.79%) Perl
8 8 (3.03%) Java
8 8 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.03%) C
8 8 (3.03%) Python
9 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.76%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.38%) VC++
11 1 (0.38%) VB
11 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (18.18%) MCSE
3 37 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 36 (13.64%) MCP
4 36 (13.64%) CCA
4 36 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (10.61%) MCSA
6 20 (7.58%) CCEA
6 20 (7.58%) Degree
6 20 (7.58%) CCEE
7 18 (6.82%) MCITP
8 13 (4.92%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.41%) MCSD
10 8 (3.03%) CCNA
11 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.14%) MCDST
13 1 (0.38%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.38%) CCDA
13 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.92%) SLA
2 7 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (28.03%) Active Directory
2 56 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (17.80%) XenApp
4 31 (11.74%) Hyper-V
5 17 (6.44%) vSphere
6 13 (4.92%) XenServer
7 8 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.76%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (11.36%) SCCM
2 12 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.89%) Windows Intune
5 4 (1.52%) SCSM
5 4 (1.52%) SCOM
6 3 (1.14%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.76%) WSUS
8 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (62.88%) Microsoft
2 95 (35.98%) VMware
3 84 (31.82%) Citrix
4 32 (12.12%) Cisco
5 21 (7.95%) EMC
6 20 (7.58%) AppSense
7 16 (6.06%) Oracle
8 13 (4.92%) Avaya
8 13 (4.92%) Symantec
9 12 (4.55%) MobileIron
10 11 (4.17%) NetApp
11 10 (3.79%) Red Hat
11 10 (3.79%) TIBCO
12 8 (3.03%) Hitachi
13 6 (2.27%) Sybase
14 5 (1.89%) HP
15 4 (1.52%) Apple
15 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.52%) Remedy
16 3 (1.14%) Veeam
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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BAE Systems
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Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + b
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JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago