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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 100 131 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.70% 17.24% 18.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 52.61% 73.77%
Number of salaries quoted 96 123 124
Median salary £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,600 £17,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
170 249 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 30.09% 32.76% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 160 209 169
Median salary £35,000 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £20,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 51 £35,000 +22.80% 9
Poole +17 31 £31,250 +4.16% 3
Wimborne - 8 £45,000 - 2
Dorchester -6 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 90 (53.89%) Microsoft
1 90 (53.89%) Active Directory
2 71 (42.51%) MS Exchange
3 65 (38.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (34.13%) VMware
5 56 (33.53%) Windows Server
6 45 (26.95%) SAN
7 44 (26.35%) Linux
8 41 (24.55%) Software Engineering
9 40 (23.95%) OO
10 39 (23.35%) SQL Server
10 39 (23.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 37 (22.16%) Citrix
12 36 (21.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (20.96%) C#
13 35 (20.96%) DNS
14 32 (19.16%) MS Excel
14 32 (19.16%) Office 365
15 30 (17.96%) OOD
16 28 (16.77%) DHCP
17 27 (16.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (16.17%) XenApp
17 27 (16.17%) TCP/IP
18 25 (14.97%) .NET
19 24 (14.37%) OOP
20 23 (13.77%) HP
20 23 (13.77%) XenDesktop
20 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2013
21 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development

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 71 (42.51%) MS Exchange
2 39 (23.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (10.78%) Apache
5 14 (8.38%) IIS
6 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 32 (19.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.60%) InVision
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.16%) Office 365
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.95%) SAN
2 35 (20.96%) DNS
3 28 (16.77%) DHCP
4 27 (16.17%) TCP/IP
5 19 (11.38%) Firewall
5 19 (11.38%) HTTP
5 19 (11.38%) VPN
6 16 (9.58%) LAN
6 16 (9.58%) Network Security
7 15 (8.98%) ICMP
7 15 (8.98%) SMTP
7 15 (8.98%) Telnet
8 14 (8.38%) WAN
9 13 (7.78%) VLAN
10 8 (4.79%) VoIP
11 6 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.40%) FTP
12 4 (2.40%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.40%) LDAP
12 4 (2.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) MySQL
3 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (16.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (12.57%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Ant
4 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.60%) CMake
4 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) Hudson
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 18 (10.78%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.80%) Electronics
3 3 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) French Language
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (42.51%) Support Engineer
2 37 (22.16%) IT Support
3 30 (17.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 29 (17.37%) IT Engineer
5 28 (16.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (16.77%) IT Support Engineer
6 27 (16.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (16.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 26 (15.57%) Software Engineer
8 21 (12.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 21 (12.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (8.98%) Developer
10 12 (7.19%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) Team Leader
11 10 (5.99%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.39%) Exchange Engineer
12 9 (5.39%) Software Engineering Team Leader
12 9 (5.39%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (5.39%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.97%) .NET
2 18 (10.78%) .NET Framework
3 11 (6.59%) WPF
4 10 (5.99%) HTML
4 10 (5.99%) WCF
5 9 (5.39%) .NET Compact Framework
5 9 (5.39%) CSS
6 8 (4.79%) Entity Framework
6 8 (4.79%) NHibernate
7 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.59%) LAMP
8 2 (1.20%) HTML5
8 2 (1.20%) Web Services
9 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.60%) COM
9 1 (0.60%) CSS3
9 1 (0.60%) Java EE
9 1 (0.60%) jQuery
9 1 (0.60%) LINQ
9 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.59%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (5.39%) Statistics
4 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.40%) Clustering
4 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (38.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 56 (33.53%) Windows Server
3 44 (26.35%) Linux
4 36 (21.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.79%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.59%) Unix
8 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.20%) Android
9 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.55%) Software Engineering
2 40 (23.95%) OO
3 30 (17.96%) OOD
4 24 (14.37%) OOP
5 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.57%) ITIL
7 17 (10.18%) UML
8 16 (9.58%) Data Security
9 11 (6.59%) BDD
9 11 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (6.59%) TDD
10 10 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.99%) MVC
11 9 (5.39%) Business Continuity
11 9 (5.39%) People Management
11 9 (5.39%) Security Patching
12 8 (4.79%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.79%) SDLC
12 8 (4.79%) Software Architecture
12 8 (4.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.96%) C#
2 17 (10.18%) SQL
3 13 (7.78%) C++
4 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.59%) PHP
6 2 (1.20%) Java
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.60%) VB6
7 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (9.58%) Degree
2 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.39%) MCP
4 8 (4.79%) MCTS
5 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.40%) MCSA
5 4 (2.40%) MCSE
6 2 (1.20%) MCDST
7 1 (0.60%) MCPD
7 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (53.89%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.17%) XenApp
3 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.77%) XenDesktop
4 13 (7.78%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.40%) NFS
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (7.19%) Tivoli
2 10 (5.99%) SCOM
3 8 (4.79%) SCCM
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.13%) VMware
3 37 (22.16%) Citrix
4 23 (13.77%) HP
5 16 (9.58%) Cisco
6 14 (8.38%) Extreme Networks
7 12 (7.19%) Brocade
7 12 (7.19%) EMC
7 12 (7.19%) IBM
7 12 (7.19%) Symantec
7 12 (7.19%) Veeam
8 7 (4.19%) NetApp
9 6 (3.59%) Hitachi
10 4 (2.40%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.80%) Apple
12 2 (1.20%) BMC
12 2 (1.20%) Remedy
13 1 (0.60%) Adobe
13 1 (0.60%) Dell
13 1 (0.60%) Lotus
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Network Compucare
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Rubicon People
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago