The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 153 142 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.98% 18.51% 15.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.20% 57.49% 64.04%
Number of salaries quoted 139 103 69
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
250 247 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.75% 32.20% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 231 188 103
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
South West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 96 £27,500 -28.57% 12
Poole 0 42 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Ferndown 0 3 £34,000 -
Weymouth -5 1 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 116 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 83 (32.42%) Linux
3 81 (31.64%) VMware
4 79 (30.86%) MS Excel
5 76 (29.69%) Active Directory
6 61 (23.83%) C++
7 56 (21.88%) Citrix
8 54 (21.09%) Software Engineering
9 52 (20.31%) MS Office
10 51 (19.92%) OO
10 51 (19.92%) Firewall
10 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (18.36%) UNIX
13 46 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (17.58%) MS Exchange
15 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
15 44 (17.19%) Degree
16 42 (16.41%) SQL
16 42 (16.41%) TCP/IP
17 38 (14.84%) SAN
17 38 (14.84%) C#
18 36 (14.06%) Windows 7
19 33 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2010
19 33 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (11.33%) JavaScript
20 29 (11.33%) DNS
21 23 (8.98%) HP
21 23 (8.98%) Windows CE
21 23 (8.98%) PHP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 45 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.03%) IIS
4 11 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.73%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.73%) Lync
6 6 (2.34%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (2.34%) Apache
7 4 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.78%) Mule
9 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.39%) CICS
10 1 (0.39%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
Applications
1 79 (30.86%) MS Excel
2 52 (20.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.56%) AWD
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.39%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.39%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Office 365
2 3 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.92%) Firewall
2 42 (16.41%) TCP/IP
3 38 (14.84%) SAN
4 29 (11.33%) DNS
5 22 (8.59%) LAN
5 22 (8.59%) WAN
6 19 (7.42%) DHCP
7 12 (4.69%) VLAN
8 10 (3.91%) VPN
9 7 (2.73%) VoIP
10 6 (2.34%) FTP
10 6 (2.34%) NAS
10 6 (2.34%) Intranet
11 5 (1.95%) IPsec
12 4 (1.56%) Network Security
12 4 (1.56%) LDAP
13 3 (1.17%) HTTP
13 3 (1.17%) IPv6
13 3 (1.17%) SSL
13 3 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.42%) MySQL
3 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) Big Data
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (8.98%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.86%) Subversion
3 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.73%) Hudson
4 6 (2.34%) Ant
5 4 (1.56%) Maven
5 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.17%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.17%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.78%) Introscope
7 2 (0.78%) Toad
7 2 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.78%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.39%) NUnit
8 1 (0.39%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (3.91%) Finance
2 5 (1.95%) Back Office
3 4 (1.56%) Marketing
4 3 (1.17%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (17.97%) Analyst
1 46 (17.97%) Software Engineer
2 33 (12.89%) Developer
2 33 (12.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 29 (11.33%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.59%) Service Analyst
4 22 (8.59%) Software Developer
5 21 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
6 19 (7.42%) IT Support
7 18 (7.03%) Consultant
8 17 (6.64%) Support Technician
9 16 (6.25%) Graduate
9 16 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (5.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 15 (5.86%) Infrastructure Technician
11 14 (5.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 14 (5.47%) Junior Software Engineer
11 14 (5.47%) Junior
12 12 (4.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.98%) WPF
2 22 (8.59%) .NET
3 15 (5.86%) ASP.NET
4 12 (4.69%) .NET Framework
5 10 (3.91%) XML
6 8 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (2.34%) WCF
8 6 (2.34%) MSMQ
9 5 (1.95%) STL
9 5 (1.95%) Web Services
9 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (1.56%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.17%) HTML
11 3 (1.17%) CSS
11 3 (1.17%) MFC
11 3 (1.17%) Middleware
12 2 (0.78%) WinForms
12 2 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.69%) Fat Client
2 12 (4.69%) Thin Client
3 11 (4.30%) PDA
4 7 (2.73%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.95%) Device Driver
5 5 (1.95%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.56%) Replication
7 3 (1.17%) PKI
8 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.78%) EPoS
8 2 (0.78%) Handset
8 2 (0.78%) SCADA
8 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 83 (32.42%) Linux
2 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (18.36%) UNIX
4 36 (14.06%) Windows 7
5 33 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.98%) Windows CE
7 20 (7.81%) Windows 8
8 16 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.25%) Windows Vista
9 10 (3.91%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.56%) Android
11 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.17%) CentOS
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.78%) Solaris
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.09%) Software Engineering
2 51 (19.92%) OO
3 21 (8.20%) ITIL
4 20 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.42%) OOD
5 19 (7.42%) Waterfall
6 18 (7.03%) OOP
7 17 (6.64%) Software Testing
8 13 (5.08%) Manual Testing
9 9 (3.52%) MVC
10 8 (3.13%) ERP
11 7 (2.73%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.34%) Release Management
12 6 (2.34%) Multithreading
12 6 (2.34%) SOA
12 6 (2.34%) Black-Box Testing
13 5 (1.95%) Data Transformation
13 5 (1.95%) Configuration Management
13 5 (1.95%) Service Delivery
13 5 (1.95%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.83%) C++
2 42 (16.41%) SQL
3 38 (14.84%) C#
4 29 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.98%) PHP
6 21 (8.20%) VB
7 11 (4.30%) Perl
8 8 (3.13%) C
8 8 (3.13%) Java
9 7 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.17%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.39%) REXX
14 1 (0.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 46 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (17.19%) Degree
3 21 (8.20%) MCSA
4 20 (7.81%) MCP
5 19 (7.42%) MCSE
6 16 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (6.25%) MCITP
7 14 (5.47%) CCA
7 14 (5.47%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (3.52%) ISEB
9 8 (3.13%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.17%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.17%) CCNA
12 2 (0.78%) MCSD
13 1 (0.39%) CCNP
13 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 50 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.34%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.95%) XenApp
4 5 (1.95%) vSphere
5 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.78%) Xen
6 2 (0.78%) NFS
6 2 (0.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.39%) UAG
7 1 (0.39%) XenServer
7 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.39%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.52%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (2.34%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (1.56%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.78%) SCCM
4 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.78%) nmon
Vendors
1 116 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 81 (31.64%) VMware
3 56 (21.88%) Citrix
4 23 (8.98%) HP
5 22 (8.59%) EMC
6 21 (8.20%) Cisco
7 18 (7.03%) Dell
8 15 (5.86%) DataCore
9 13 (5.08%) Oracle
10 11 (4.30%) Remedy
10 11 (4.30%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.13%) Symantec
12 7 (2.73%) Veeam
12 7 (2.73%) Lotus
13 6 (2.34%) Avaya
13 6 (2.34%) Panasonic
13 6 (2.34%) Clearswift
13 6 (2.34%) NetApp
14 5 (1.95%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.95%) IBM
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - 20% bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Teachers Building Society
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + excellent bens.
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension and Microsoft Certification!
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago