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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 137 91 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.41% 14.58% 14.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.74% 38.72% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 130 79 85
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,450 £22,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
174 235 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.65% 37.66% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 155 210 123
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 -2 63 £32,500 - 16
Poole +10 52 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Weymouth +2 7 £28,500 -15.55% 1
Wareham +1 3 £42,500 -
Wimborne -2 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 147 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 106 (36.05%) MS Excel
3 95 (32.31%) VMware
4 89 (30.27%) Citrix
5 86 (29.25%) Active Directory
6 73 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 72 (24.49%) Linux
8 68 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 66 (22.45%) Software Engineering
10 64 (21.77%) C++
11 63 (21.43%) MS Exchange
12 61 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 60 (20.41%) Degree
14 57 (19.39%) Firewall
15 55 (18.71%) SQL
16 54 (18.37%) SQL Server
17 49 (16.67%) SAN
18 46 (15.65%) MS Office
18 46 (15.65%) C#
18 46 (15.65%) OO
19 45 (15.31%) UNIX
19 45 (15.31%) .NET
20 43 (14.63%) TCP/IP
21 38 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
22 37 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
22 37 (12.59%) EMC
23 35 (11.90%) OOP
23 35 (11.90%) MCSE
24 32 (10.88%) Windows 7
25 30 (10.20%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 63 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 37 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.44%) IIS
4 12 (4.08%) Lync
5 9 (3.06%) Apache
6 6 (2.04%) JBoss
6 6 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.02%) Mule
9 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.02%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.68%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) CICS
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 106 (36.05%) MS Excel
2 46 (15.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) AWD
2 2 (0.68%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.34%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.34%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (19.39%) Firewall
2 49 (16.67%) SAN
3 43 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 28 (9.52%) DNS
5 18 (6.12%) LAN
5 18 (6.12%) DHCP
6 17 (5.78%) WAN
7 10 (3.40%) VPN
7 10 (3.40%) NetScaler
8 8 (2.72%) Intranet
9 7 (2.38%) FTP
9 7 (2.38%) NAS
10 5 (1.70%) VLAN
10 5 (1.70%) VoIP
11 4 (1.36%) LDAP
11 4 (1.36%) Network Security
12 3 (1.02%) IPv6
12 3 (1.02%) SSL
12 3 (1.02%) Wireless
12 3 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.72%) MySQL
4 7 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (7.48%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.42%) Subversion
3 9 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.36%) JUnit
5 3 (1.02%) Ant
5 3 (1.02%) C++Builder
5 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.68%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.68%) Maven
6 2 (0.68%) Selenium
6 2 (0.68%) JMeter
6 2 (0.68%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.68%) Hudson
6 2 (0.68%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.68%) TestLink
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (3.40%) Finance
2 8 (2.72%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.70%) Back Office
3 5 (1.70%) Marketing
4 4 (1.36%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Advertising
5 3 (1.02%) Publishing
6 2 (0.68%) Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (19.39%) Software Engineer
2 43 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
3 38 (12.93%) Developer
3 38 (12.93%) Support Engineer
4 35 (11.90%) Consultant
5 34 (11.56%) Analyst
6 32 (10.88%) IT Support
7 31 (10.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 23 (7.82%) Support Technician
8 23 (7.82%) Senior Software Engineer
9 21 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (6.46%) .NET Developer
10 19 (6.46%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.46%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 19 (6.46%) Infrastructure Technician
11 17 (5.78%) Service Analyst
12 16 (5.44%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.31%) .NET
2 28 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 16 (5.44%) WPF
4 14 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 13 (4.42%) HTML
5 13 (4.42%) XML
6 12 (4.08%) CSS
7 10 (3.40%) Web Services
8 9 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (3.06%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.38%) WCF
10 6 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (2.04%) WinForms
10 6 (2.04%) MSMQ
11 5 (1.70%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 3 (1.02%) Spring
12 3 (1.02%) STL
12 3 (1.02%) MFC
13 2 (0.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.78%) Fat Client
2 17 (5.78%) Thin Client
3 6 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.70%) Open Source
4 5 (1.70%) Device Driver
5 4 (1.36%) Replication
5 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.36%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.02%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.02%) PDA
7 2 (0.68%) Photography
7 2 (0.68%) SCADA
7 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.68%) PKI
7 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.34%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.49%) Linux
2 68 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (15.31%) UNIX
4 38 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (10.88%) Windows 7
6 22 (7.48%) Windows 8
6 22 (7.48%) Windows Vista
7 16 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.08%) Windows CE
9 8 (2.72%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.45%) Software Engineering
2 46 (15.65%) OO
3 35 (11.90%) OOP
4 18 (6.12%) MVC
5 17 (5.78%) ITIL
6 16 (5.44%) Project Management
7 12 (4.08%) Time Management
8 11 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.06%) OOD
9 9 (3.06%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.72%) SOA
10 8 (2.72%) Software Testing
11 7 (2.38%) Waterfall
12 6 (2.04%) Multithreading
12 6 (2.04%) Manual Testing
12 6 (2.04%) Black-Box Testing
12 6 (2.04%) Mentoring
12 6 (2.04%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.04%) Migration
13 5 (1.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.77%) C++
2 55 (18.71%) SQL
3 46 (15.65%) C#
4 20 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.42%) PHP
6 9 (3.06%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.72%) Java
8 7 (2.38%) Perl
8 7 (2.38%) VB
9 5 (1.70%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.36%) C
11 3 (1.02%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.68%) AWK
12 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.34%) JCL
13 1 (0.34%) REXX
13 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (20.41%) Degree
3 35 (11.90%) MCSE
4 30 (10.20%) MCP
5 29 (9.86%) CCA
5 29 (9.86%) Citrix Certification
5 29 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (7.14%) MCITP
7 20 (6.80%) MCSA
8 11 (3.74%) CCEA
8 11 (3.74%) CCEE
9 9 (3.06%) MCSD
10 7 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.38%) ISEB
11 6 (2.04%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.70%) VCP5
12 5 (1.70%) VCP4
13 4 (1.36%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.36%) MCTS
14 3 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.74%) QA
2 5 (1.70%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (29.25%) Active Directory
2 73 (24.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.44%) XenApp
3 16 (5.44%) vSphere
4 15 (5.10%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.06%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.72%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.04%) UAG
8 5 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.36%) XenServer
10 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.68%) QEMU
11 2 (0.68%) KVM
11 2 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.34%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.06%) SCCM
2 6 (2.04%) SCOM
2 6 (2.04%) SCSM
3 5 (1.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.02%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (1.02%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 147 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 95 (32.31%) VMware
3 89 (30.27%) Citrix
4 37 (12.59%) EMC
5 25 (8.50%) HP
6 22 (7.48%) Dell
7 18 (6.12%) DataCore
8 16 (5.44%) Cisco
9 11 (3.74%) AppSense
10 10 (3.40%) Oracle
11 9 (3.06%) Remedy
11 9 (3.06%) Veeam
12 7 (2.38%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.38%) SonicWALL
12 7 (2.38%) SAP
13 6 (2.04%) TIBCO
14 5 (1.70%) Symantec
15 3 (1.02%) webMethods
15 3 (1.02%) Sophos
15 3 (1.02%) Panasonic
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Pension
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