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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 112 157 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.98% 18.58% 19.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.66% 67.97% 55.04%
Number of salaries quoted 99 144 101
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
235 231 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 33.52% 27.34% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 183 215 196
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 August 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 84 £29,500 +7.27% 16
Poole -4 15 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Wimborne 0 1 - -
Verwood - 1 £38,500 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 147 (59.51%) Microsoft
2 98 (39.68%) VMware
2 98 (39.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 90 (36.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (36.44%) MS Excel
4 81 (32.79%) Citrix
5 79 (31.98%) Active Directory
6 78 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 58 (23.48%) C#
7 58 (23.48%) .NET
8 57 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 56 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 55 (22.27%) XenApp
11 48 (19.43%) MCSE
12 47 (19.03%) SAN
13 46 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (18.22%) Windows 7
15 43 (17.41%) SQL
16 40 (16.19%) Firewall
17 39 (15.79%) ASP.NET
18 38 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 37 (14.98%) CCA
19 37 (14.98%) Citrix Certification
20 36 (14.57%) MCP
21 34 (13.77%) MCSA
22 33 (13.36%) SQL Server
23 32 (12.96%) MS Office
24 31 (12.55%) HTML
24 31 (12.55%) .NET Framework
24 31 (12.55%) Migration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 46 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (10.53%) Lync
4 18 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.83%) IIS
8 5 (2.02%) CMS
8 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.81%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (36.44%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.86%) Office 365
2 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.03%) SAN
2 40 (16.19%) Firewall
3 25 (10.12%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.48%) VPN
4 16 (6.48%) LAN
5 13 (5.26%) VLAN
6 10 (4.05%) IPsec
7 9 (3.64%) Internet
7 9 (3.64%) WAN
8 8 (3.24%) DNS
9 7 (2.83%) MPLS
10 6 (2.43%) VoIP
11 5 (2.02%) PABX
12 4 (1.62%) DHCP
12 4 (1.62%) Wireless
13 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.21%) Network Security
14 2 (0.81%) NAS
14 2 (0.81%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.48%) Subversion
1 16 (6.48%) Selenium
2 15 (6.07%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.64%) Xcode
5 8 (3.24%) NUnit
5 8 (3.24%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.43%) Yeoman
7 5 (2.02%) MSTest
7 5 (2.02%) Moq
8 3 (1.21%) Log4Net
8 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.21%) JIRA
9 2 (0.81%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.81%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.81%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.81%) Hudson
10 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (3.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.02%) Finance
3 4 (1.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.21%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.21%) Electronics
4 3 (1.21%) Banking
4 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.21%) Local Government
5 2 (0.81%) Marketing
5 2 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (24.29%) Developer
2 41 (16.60%) Consultant
3 37 (14.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 29 (11.74%) Analyst
5 28 (11.34%) .NET Developer
5 28 (11.34%) C# Developer
6 24 (9.72%) Support Engineer
7 22 (8.91%) IT Support
8 18 (7.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (7.29%) Architect
9 17 (6.88%) Software Developer
9 17 (6.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.45%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.45%) Technical Architect
13 10 (4.05%) Service Analyst
13 10 (4.05%) Support Technician
13 10 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.48%) .NET
2 39 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 31 (12.55%) HTML
3 31 (12.55%) .NET Framework
4 25 (10.12%) CSS
5 22 (8.91%) jQuery
6 18 (7.29%) JSON
6 18 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 15 (6.07%) Ajax
8 13 (5.26%) WCF
8 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (4.45%) WinForms
9 11 (4.45%) .NET Compact Framework
10 10 (4.05%) Middleware
10 10 (4.05%) Web Services
11 9 (3.64%) Cocoa
11 9 (3.64%) Core Animation
11 9 (3.64%) Cocoa Touch
12 8 (3.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.86%) Thin Client
2 12 (4.86%) Fat Client
2 12 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.64%) Animation
4 6 (2.43%) BYOD
5 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.02%) Handset
5 5 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.62%) Life Science
7 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Physics
8 1 (0.40%) PDA
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 98 (39.68%) Windows Server 2012
2 90 (36.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (18.22%) Windows 7
4 24 (9.72%) Windows 8
5 21 (8.50%) Android
6 18 (7.29%) Apple iOS
6 18 (7.29%) Linux
7 13 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 12 (4.86%) Windows CE
9 11 (4.45%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.64%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.83%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.62%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.40%) VMS
15 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.55%) Migration
2 30 (12.15%) Project Management
3 26 (10.53%) ITIL
4 25 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.31%) OO
6 22 (8.91%) TDD
7 21 (8.50%) Scrum
7 21 (8.50%) Unit Testing
8 19 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.48%) MVC
11 15 (6.07%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (6.07%) Web Development
12 14 (5.67%) CRM
12 14 (5.67%) Android Development
12 14 (5.67%) iOS Development
13 13 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.86%) SOA
14 12 (4.86%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.48%) C#
2 43 (17.41%) SQL
3 14 (5.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.86%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.64%) C++
5 9 (3.64%) Objective-C
5 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.43%) C
6 6 (2.43%) Java
7 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.81%) Perl
8 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) VC++
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (22.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (19.43%) MCSE
3 38 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 37 (14.98%) CCA
4 37 (14.98%) Citrix Certification
5 36 (14.57%) MCP
6 34 (13.77%) MCSA
7 25 (10.12%) CCEA
7 25 (10.12%) CCEE
8 15 (6.07%) Degree
9 14 (5.67%) MCITP
10 13 (5.26%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.02%) CCNA
12 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.21%) MCDST
13 3 (1.21%) ISEB
13 3 (1.21%) MCSD
14 2 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
15 1 (0.40%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.26%) SLA
2 6 (2.43%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (31.98%) Active Directory
2 57 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (22.27%) XenApp
4 27 (10.93%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.67%) vSphere
6 13 (5.26%) XenServer
7 6 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (8.91%) SCCM
2 12 (4.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (3.24%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.81%) SCOM
4 2 (0.81%) SCSM
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (59.51%) Microsoft
2 98 (39.68%) VMware
3 81 (32.79%) Citrix
4 27 (10.93%) EMC
5 26 (10.53%) Cisco
6 25 (10.12%) AppSense
7 13 (5.26%) Symantec
7 13 (5.26%) Avaya
8 12 (4.86%) MobileIron
9 10 (4.05%) Oracle
9 10 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.05%) TIBCO
10 8 (3.24%) Hitachi
10 8 (3.24%) NetApp
11 5 (2.02%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.02%) Remedy
12 4 (1.62%) Veeam
12 4 (1.62%) Apple
13 3 (1.21%) Reuters
13 3 (1.21%) Bloomberg
Bournemouth, Dorset
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Reed Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000 per annum + OTE £28,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £27,864 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: up to £35,000 + flexible benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago