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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 161 85 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.54% 12.86% 15.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.29% 33.60% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 153 79 96
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 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
191 253 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.92% 38.28% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 172 230 170
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 +5 73 £34,000 +4.61% 8
Poole +8 67 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Weymouth +1 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Wareham -2 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 173 (58.45%) Microsoft
2 109 (36.82%) MS Excel
3 105 (35.47%) Citrix
4 92 (31.08%) VMware
5 85 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 84 (28.38%) Active Directory
7 82 (27.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 79 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (23.65%) MS Exchange
10 67 (22.64%) SQL
10 67 (22.64%) .NET
11 65 (21.96%) SQL Server
12 62 (20.95%) C#
13 60 (20.27%) MCSE
14 57 (19.26%) SAN
15 55 (18.58%) Software Engineering
15 55 (18.58%) Degree
16 54 (18.24%) C++
17 51 (17.23%) Linux
18 50 (16.89%) ASP.NET
19 47 (15.88%) Firewall
20 46 (15.54%) CCA
20 46 (15.54%) Citrix Certification
20 46 (15.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 44 (14.86%) EMC
21 44 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
22 42 (14.19%) MS Office
23 41 (13.85%) OO
24 37 (12.50%) TCP/IP
25 36 (12.16%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 70 (23.65%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.14%) Lync
3 28 (9.46%) IIS
4 27 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.36%) Apache
7 6 (2.03%) JBoss
8 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 2 (0.68%) SAS
10 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.34%) Mule
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) CICS
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 109 (36.82%) MS Excel
2 42 (14.19%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) AWD
2 3 (1.01%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.68%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.34%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.05%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (19.26%) SAN
2 47 (15.88%) Firewall
3 37 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 28 (9.46%) NetScaler
5 21 (7.09%) LAN
6 18 (6.08%) WAN
7 17 (5.74%) DNS
8 14 (4.73%) DHCP
9 9 (3.04%) VPN
10 7 (2.36%) Intranet
10 7 (2.36%) FTP
10 7 (2.36%) NAS
11 6 (2.03%) VLAN
12 5 (1.69%) VoIP
13 4 (1.35%) LDAP
13 4 (1.35%) Network Security
13 4 (1.35%) Wireless
13 4 (1.35%) IPsec
14 3 (1.01%) ADSL
14 3 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.35%) JUnit
2 4 (1.35%) C++Builder
2 4 (1.35%) Subversion
2 4 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.01%) Selenium
4 2 (0.68%) TestLink
4 2 (0.68%) MSTest
4 2 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.68%) Moq
4 2 (0.68%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.68%) Maven
4 2 (0.68%) JMeter
4 2 (0.68%) NUnit
4 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.34%) Ant
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 10 (3.38%) Finance
2 8 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.03%) Retail
4 3 (1.01%) Advertising
4 3 (1.01%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Publishing
5 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (18.58%) Software Engineer
2 52 (17.57%) Consultant
3 48 (16.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 44 (14.86%) Analyst
5 40 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
6 39 (13.18%) Developer
7 36 (12.16%) Support Engineer
7 36 (12.16%) IT Support
8 25 (8.45%) Support Analyst
9 23 (7.77%) IT Support Engineer
10 21 (7.09%) .NET Developer
10 21 (7.09%) C# Developer
10 21 (7.09%) Senior Consultant
11 18 (6.08%) Support Technician
11 18 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (6.08%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 18 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (5.07%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (5.07%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.64%) .NET
2 50 (16.89%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.09%) WinForms
4 20 (6.76%) Web Services
4 20 (6.76%) HTML
5 17 (5.74%) CSS
6 10 (3.38%) XML
6 10 (3.38%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 5 (1.69%) Silverlight
9 4 (1.35%) WCF
10 3 (1.01%) WPF
11 2 (0.68%) Spring.NET
11 2 (0.68%) .NET Compact Framework
11 2 (0.68%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (0.68%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (0.68%) Ninject
11 2 (0.68%) REST
11 2 (0.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.74%) Fat Client
2 17 (5.74%) Thin Client
3 11 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.03%) Open Source
5 4 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.35%) Replication
5 4 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.01%) SCADA
6 3 (1.01%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.68%) PKI
7 2 (0.68%) Photography
7 2 (0.68%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.34%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) AS400
8 1 (0.34%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 79 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 51 (17.23%) Linux
3 44 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (12.16%) UNIX
5 24 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.76%) Windows Vista
7 19 (6.42%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.38%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.01%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.58%) Software Engineering
2 41 (13.85%) OO
3 35 (11.82%) OOP
3 35 (11.82%) Project Management
4 17 (5.74%) MVC
4 17 (5.74%) Time Management
5 15 (5.07%) ITIL
6 8 (2.70%) Migration
6 8 (2.70%) QMS
6 8 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 7 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.03%) Multithreading
8 6 (2.03%) Mentoring
9 5 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (1.69%) Data Transformation
9 5 (1.69%) Cyber Security
9 5 (1.69%) Information Assurance
9 5 (1.69%) Automated Testing
9 5 (1.69%) Web Development
9 5 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 67 (22.64%) SQL
2 62 (20.95%) C#
3 54 (18.24%) C++
4 20 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.08%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.70%) Perl
7 6 (2.03%) PHP
8 5 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.35%) Java
9 4 (1.35%) VBA
10 3 (1.01%) Python
10 3 (1.01%) VB
10 3 (1.01%) C
10 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.68%) AWK
11 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.68%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.34%) REXX
12 1 (0.34%) JCL
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (27.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (20.27%) MCSE
3 55 (18.58%) Degree
4 46 (15.54%) CCA
4 46 (15.54%) Citrix Certification
4 46 (15.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (10.81%) MCP
6 30 (10.14%) MCSA
7 29 (9.80%) CCEA
7 29 (9.80%) CCEE
8 20 (6.76%) MCITP
9 12 (4.05%) VCP5
9 12 (4.05%) VCP4
10 9 (3.04%) MCSD
11 8 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.69%) ISEB
12 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.35%) AAT
13 4 (1.35%) MCTS
14 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.03%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (28.38%) Active Directory
3 36 (12.16%) vSphere
4 34 (11.49%) XenDesktop
5 28 (9.46%) XenApp
6 22 (7.43%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.72%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.69%) UAG
10 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.01%) XenServer
11 2 (0.68%) QEMU
11 2 (0.68%) KVM
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.34%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (3.38%) SCCM
2 9 (3.04%) SCOM
3 8 (2.70%) SCSM
4 5 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 173 (58.45%) Microsoft
2 105 (35.47%) Citrix
3 92 (31.08%) VMware
4 44 (14.86%) EMC
5 29 (9.80%) AppSense
6 22 (7.43%) HP
7 18 (6.08%) Dell
8 14 (4.73%) DataCore
9 11 (3.72%) SAP
10 9 (3.04%) Cisco
11 7 (2.36%) Remedy
12 6 (2.03%) ServiceNow
12 6 (2.03%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.69%) Oracle
14 3 (1.01%) SonicWALL
15 2 (0.68%) Veeam
15 2 (0.68%) IBM
15 2 (0.68%) Nortel
16 1 (0.34%) Adobe
16 1 (0.34%) Sophos
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Modis International - London
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £24,057 to £27,864 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago