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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 157 73 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.79% 11.79% 14.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.41% 31.06% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 149 67 88
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £22,100 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,625
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.05%
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
186 235 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.00% 37.96% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 166 216 144
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Poole +10 68 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Bournemouth +6 61 £32,500 - 20
Weymouth +3 10 £28,500 -15.55% 1
Wareham +1 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (54.75%) Microsoft
2 115 (36.39%) MS Excel
3 107 (33.86%) VMware
4 106 (33.54%) Citrix
5 90 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 89 (28.16%) Active Directory
7 79 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 78 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (24.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 66 (20.89%) SQL
11 63 (19.94%) SAN
12 62 (19.62%) Software Engineering
13 61 (19.30%) Linux
14 60 (18.99%) Degree
15 58 (18.35%) C++
16 57 (18.04%) .NET
16 57 (18.04%) SQL Server
17 53 (16.77%) Firewall
18 52 (16.46%) C#
18 52 (16.46%) MCSE
19 51 (16.14%) EMC
20 45 (14.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 45 (14.24%) CCA
20 45 (14.24%) Citrix Certification
21 44 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
22 43 (13.61%) MS Office
23 42 (13.29%) OO
24 38 (12.03%) TCP/IP
24 38 (12.03%) UNIX
25 37 (11.71%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 79 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (9.18%) Lync
4 18 (5.70%) IIS
5 9 (2.85%) Apache
6 8 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.90%) JBoss
8 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.95%) Mule
11 2 (0.63%) SAS
12 1 (0.32%) CICS
12 1 (0.32%) CMS
12 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 115 (36.39%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) AWD
2 3 (0.95%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.63%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.32%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.32%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) PaaS
3 1 (0.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.94%) SAN
2 53 (16.77%) Firewall
3 38 (12.03%) TCP/IP
4 26 (8.23%) NetScaler
5 22 (6.96%) LAN
6 21 (6.65%) DNS
7 20 (6.33%) WAN
8 14 (4.43%) DHCP
9 12 (3.80%) VPN
10 8 (2.53%) Intranet
11 7 (2.22%) FTP
11 7 (2.22%) NAS
12 6 (1.90%) VLAN
13 5 (1.58%) Network Security
13 5 (1.58%) IPsec
14 4 (1.27%) VoIP
14 4 (1.27%) LDAP
15 3 (0.95%) ADSL
15 3 (0.95%) SSL
15 3 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.58%) MySQL
4 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.48%) Subversion
3 8 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.27%) C++Builder
4 4 (1.27%) JUnit
5 3 (0.95%) Ant
5 3 (0.95%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.95%) Selenium
6 2 (0.63%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.63%) TestLink
6 2 (0.63%) JMeter
6 2 (0.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.32%) NUnit
7 1 (0.32%) MSI
7 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (3.48%) Finance
2 8 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.58%) Marketing
4 4 (1.27%) Advertising
4 4 (1.27%) Retail
5 3 (0.95%) Back Office
5 3 (0.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (17.41%) Software Engineer
2 52 (16.46%) Consultant
3 48 (15.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 41 (12.97%) Developer
5 40 (12.66%) Support Engineer
5 40 (12.66%) C++ Software Engineer
6 39 (12.34%) Analyst
7 36 (11.39%) IT Support
8 24 (7.59%) IT Support Engineer
9 22 (6.96%) Support Technician
10 21 (6.65%) .NET Developer
10 21 (6.65%) C# Developer
11 20 (6.33%) Senior Consultant
12 19 (6.01%) Infrastructure Technician
13 18 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
14 17 (5.38%) Software Developer
14 17 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.04%) .NET
2 37 (11.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (5.06%) HTML
4 14 (4.43%) CSS
4 14 (4.43%) Web Services
5 13 (4.11%) .NET Framework
6 12 (3.80%) WPF
7 11 (3.48%) XML
7 11 (3.48%) WinForms
8 10 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.53%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.90%) WCF
11 5 (1.58%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 5 (1.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (1.58%) MSMQ
12 3 (0.95%) Spring
13 2 (0.63%) Middleware
13 2 (0.63%) STL
13 2 (0.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.28%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.38%) Fat Client
2 17 (5.38%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.90%) Open Source
5 5 (1.58%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.27%) Replication
7 3 (0.95%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.95%) SCADA
7 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.63%) PKI
8 2 (0.63%) Photography
8 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.32%) User Experience
9 1 (0.32%) W3C
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 78 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 61 (19.30%) Linux
3 44 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (12.03%) UNIX
5 31 (9.81%) Windows 7
6 22 (6.96%) Windows 8
7 21 (6.65%) Windows Vista
8 14 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.22%) Windows CE
11 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (19.62%) Software Engineering
2 42 (13.29%) OO
3 32 (10.13%) OOP
3 32 (10.13%) Project Management
4 19 (6.01%) MVC
5 15 (4.75%) ITIL
5 15 (4.75%) Time Management
6 9 (2.85%) Problem Management
6 9 (2.85%) Migration
7 8 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (2.22%) Software Testing
8 7 (2.22%) OOD
8 7 (2.22%) SOA
8 7 (2.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (1.90%) Multithreading
9 6 (1.90%) Mentoring
10 5 (1.58%) QMS
10 5 (1.58%) Manual Testing
10 5 (1.58%) Automated Testing
10 5 (1.58%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.89%) SQL
2 58 (18.35%) C++
3 52 (16.46%) C#
4 21 (6.65%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.11%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.16%) PHP
7 8 (2.53%) Perl
8 7 (2.22%) Java
8 7 (2.22%) VB
9 6 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.27%) C
11 3 (0.95%) Python
11 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.63%) AWK
12 2 (0.63%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.32%) JCL
13 1 (0.32%) REXX
13 1 (0.32%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (24.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (18.99%) Degree
3 52 (16.46%) MCSE
4 45 (14.24%) CCA
4 45 (14.24%) Citrix Certification
4 45 (14.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (10.44%) MCP
6 27 (8.54%) CCEA
6 27 (8.54%) CCEE
7 23 (7.28%) MCSA
8 20 (6.33%) MCITP
9 11 (3.48%) VCP5
9 11 (3.48%) VCP4
10 9 (2.85%) MCSD
10 9 (2.85%) ISEB
11 7 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.58%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.58%) MCTS
13 4 (1.27%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.48%) QA
2 6 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (28.16%) Active Directory
3 33 (10.44%) vSphere
4 32 (10.13%) XenDesktop
5 27 (8.54%) XenApp
6 19 (6.01%) VMware ESX
7 11 (3.48%) Hyper-V
7 11 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (1.58%) UAG
9 4 (1.27%) XenServer
10 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.63%) QEMU
11 2 (0.63%) KVM
11 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (3.48%) SCCM
2 8 (2.53%) SCOM
2 8 (2.53%) SCSM
3 5 (1.58%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 173 (54.75%) Microsoft
2 107 (33.86%) VMware
3 106 (33.54%) Citrix
4 51 (16.14%) EMC
5 27 (8.54%) AppSense
6 25 (7.91%) HP
7 22 (6.96%) Dell
8 18 (5.70%) DataCore
9 12 (3.80%) Cisco
10 11 (3.48%) SAP
11 9 (2.85%) Oracle
12 8 (2.53%) Remedy
13 7 (2.22%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.22%) Veeam
14 6 (1.90%) TIBCO
15 5 (1.58%) SonicWALL
16 3 (0.95%) webMethods
17 2 (0.63%) Symantec
17 2 (0.63%) Nortel
17 2 (0.63%) IBM
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