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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 187 78 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.74% 12.91% 18.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.23% 36.62% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 177 67 85
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
222 213 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 29.37% 35.26% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 210 184 145
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +5 94 £34,000 +4.61% 17
Poole +6 72 £32,500 - 15
Weymouth -1 2 £26,250 +32.91%
Wareham -2 2 £34,250 -19.41%
Dorchester -3 1 £23,000 -45.23%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 189 (58.15%) Microsoft
2 106 (32.62%) MS Excel
3 102 (31.38%) Citrix
4 101 (31.08%) .NET
5 95 (29.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 93 (28.62%) C#
7 90 (27.69%) VMware
8 86 (26.46%) SQL Server
9 85 (26.15%) Active Directory
10 82 (25.23%) SQL
11 79 (24.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (24.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 76 (23.38%) ASP.NET
13 70 (21.54%) MCSE
14 68 (20.92%) MS Exchange
15 61 (18.77%) Software Engineering
16 58 (17.85%) C++
17 56 (17.23%) Linux
18 52 (16.00%) Degree
19 50 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (15.38%) SAN
20 48 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 47 (14.46%) CCA
21 47 (14.46%) Citrix Certification
22 46 (14.15%) OO
23 45 (13.85%) Firewall
24 41 (12.62%) MS Office
25 40 (12.31%) EMC
25 40 (12.31%) vSphere
26 39 (12.00%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 68 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.00%) IIS
3 30 (9.23%) Lync
4 26 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.54%) CMS
8 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.23%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.92%) Apache
9 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.62%) JBoss
10 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 2 (0.62%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.31%) Mule
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 106 (32.62%) MS Excel
2 41 (12.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.62%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.31%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.31%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.31%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.38%) SAN
2 45 (13.85%) Firewall
3 32 (9.85%) TCP/IP
4 28 (8.62%) NetScaler
5 20 (6.15%) WAN
6 18 (5.54%) LAN
7 11 (3.38%) Internet
7 11 (3.38%) DNS
8 9 (2.77%) DHCP
9 8 (2.46%) VPN
10 5 (1.54%) VoIP
11 4 (1.23%) IPsec
12 3 (0.92%) VLAN
12 3 (0.92%) Wireless
12 3 (0.92%) NAS
12 3 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.92%) Network Security
12 3 (0.92%) FTP
12 3 (0.92%) MPLS
13 2 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (26.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.23%) NUnit
2 17 (5.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (3.69%) Subversion
4 10 (3.08%) Moq
4 10 (3.08%) MSTest
5 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.15%) Log4Net
5 7 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.23%) Selenium
6 4 (1.23%) JUnit
6 4 (1.23%) C++Builder
6 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.62%) TestLink
7 2 (0.62%) Hudson
7 2 (0.62%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.62%) JMeter
7 2 (0.62%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (2.46%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.15%) Finance
3 6 (1.85%) Retail
4 4 (1.23%) Advertising
4 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.92%) Publishing
5 3 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (20.31%) Software Engineer
2 55 (16.92%) Consultant
3 54 (16.62%) Developer
4 49 (15.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 43 (13.23%) Analyst
6 41 (12.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 36 (11.08%) Support Analyst
7 36 (11.08%) IT Support
8 35 (10.77%) Support Engineer
9 29 (8.92%) .NET Developer
10 24 (7.38%) C# Developer
11 22 (6.77%) IT Support Engineer
12 21 (6.46%) Senior Consultant
13 20 (6.15%) Senior Software Engineer
14 19 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (5.54%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
16 17 (5.23%) Software Developer
16 17 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
17 16 (4.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (31.08%) .NET
2 76 (23.38%) ASP.NET
3 35 (10.77%) WinForms
4 25 (7.69%) CSS
5 23 (7.08%) HTML
5 23 (7.08%) .NET Framework
6 22 (6.77%) Web Services
7 21 (6.46%) WCF
7 21 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (3.38%) WPF
9 10 (3.08%) jQuery
9 10 (3.08%) Spring.NET
9 10 (3.08%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (3.08%) Ninject
9 10 (3.08%) XML
9 10 (3.08%) Unity DI Container
10 8 (2.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (2.15%) NHibernate
11 7 (2.15%) LINQ
11 7 (2.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.54%) Fat Client
2 18 (5.54%) Thin Client
3 14 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (2.77%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.85%) Open Source
7 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.92%) SCADA
9 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.92%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.92%) PKI
10 2 (0.62%) Photography
10 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.62%) Handset
10 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (24.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 56 (17.23%) Linux
3 50 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (11.08%) UNIX
5 24 (7.38%) Windows Vista
6 18 (5.54%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.62%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.92%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.62%) Android
11 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.77%) Software Engineering
2 46 (14.15%) OO
3 38 (11.69%) OOP
4 35 (10.77%) Project Management
5 29 (8.92%) MVC
6 26 (8.00%) Time Management
7 20 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.62%) ITIL
8 15 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (4.00%) QMS
10 11 (3.38%) Web Application Development
10 11 (3.38%) Scrum
11 10 (3.08%) TDD
11 10 (3.08%) MVVM
11 10 (3.08%) Kanban
11 10 (3.08%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (2.77%) Multithreading
12 9 (2.77%) Migration
12 9 (2.77%) Automated Testing
12 9 (2.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.62%) C#
2 82 (25.23%) SQL
3 58 (17.85%) C++
4 23 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.85%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.54%) VBA
7 5 (1.54%) Perl
8 4 (1.23%) Python
9 3 (0.92%) Java
9 3 (0.92%) VB
9 3 (0.92%) C
10 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.62%) PHP
10 2 (0.62%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.62%) AWK
11 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (29.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (21.54%) MCSE
3 52 (16.00%) Degree
4 48 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 47 (14.46%) CCA
5 47 (14.46%) Citrix Certification
6 35 (10.77%) MCSA
7 31 (9.54%) MCP
8 29 (8.92%) CCEA
8 29 (8.92%) CCEE
9 20 (6.15%) MCITP
10 14 (4.31%) MCSD
11 12 (3.69%) VCP5
11 12 (3.69%) VCP4
12 7 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.85%) CCNA
13 6 (1.85%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.54%) ISEB
15 4 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.77%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 79 (24.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (12.31%) vSphere
4 35 (10.77%) XenDesktop
5 30 (9.23%) XenApp
6 24 (7.38%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.31%) Hyper-V
8 12 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.54%) UAG
10 3 (0.92%) XenServer
10 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.62%) QEMU
11 2 (0.62%) KVM
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (5.23%) SCCM
2 12 (3.69%) SCOM
3 9 (2.77%) SCSM
4 6 (1.85%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 189 (58.15%) Microsoft
2 102 (31.38%) Citrix
3 90 (27.69%) VMware
4 40 (12.31%) EMC
5 29 (8.92%) AppSense
6 23 (7.08%) HP
7 19 (5.85%) Cisco
8 14 (4.31%) Dell
9 11 (3.38%) SAP
10 10 (3.08%) DataCore
11 6 (1.85%) Remedy
12 5 (1.54%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.54%) IBM
13 4 (1.23%) Juniper
13 4 (1.23%) SonicWALL
14 3 (0.92%) 3PAR
14 3 (0.92%) NetApp
15 2 (0.62%) Apple
15 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.62%) Nortel
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £28000.0000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 day
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, flexi time
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 15% bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago