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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 163 185 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.61% 23.69% 13.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.79% 80.79% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 140 174 67
Average salary £30,250 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.02% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
287 229 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 34.54% 29.32% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 228 218 176
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 +5 118 £28,500 -18.57% 7
Poole -5 32 £30,250 -6.92% 4
Ferndown - 3 £21,000 -
Wimborne - 2 £41,500 - 1
Dorchester +4 1 £36,000 +56.52% 1
Weymouth -1 1 £33,000 +10.00%
Sherborne - 1 £23,500 - 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 175 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 159 (48.92%) Microsoft
3 148 (45.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 143 (44.00%) Active Directory
5 125 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 123 (37.85%) VMware
7 99 (30.46%) MS Excel
8 94 (28.92%) Citrix
9 92 (28.31%) Windows 7
9 92 (28.31%) Windows Server
10 85 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 85 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 81 (24.92%) MS Office
12 75 (23.08%) XenApp
13 65 (20.00%) SQL
14 60 (18.46%) LAN
15 59 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 58 (17.85%) Firewall
16 58 (17.85%) VLAN
17 55 (16.92%) .NET
18 53 (16.31%) Exchange Server 2007
19 52 (16.00%) SQL Server
20 49 (15.08%) C#
20 49 (15.08%) Mentoring
21 45 (13.85%) Mac OS
21 45 (13.85%) VPN
21 45 (13.85%) Migration
22 44 (13.54%) Degree
23 43 (13.23%) Data Centre
24 42 (12.92%) Skype for Business

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 125 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 85 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (16.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (12.92%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (4.00%) CMS
6 13 (4.00%) IIS
7 11 (3.38%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.46%) EPiServer CMS
9 4 (1.23%) Apache
9 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 99 (30.46%) MS Excel
2 81 (24.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.23%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.85%) Office 365
2 15 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.92%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.46%) LAN
2 58 (17.85%) Firewall
2 58 (17.85%) VLAN
3 45 (13.85%) VPN
4 41 (12.62%) IPsec
5 38 (11.69%) SAN
6 26 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (6.77%) WAN
8 18 (5.54%) Internet
9 14 (4.31%) TCP/IP
9 14 (4.31%) VoIP
10 10 (3.08%) DNS
11 8 (2.46%) BGP
11 8 (2.46%) OSPF
12 5 (1.54%) DHCP
12 5 (1.54%) MPLS
13 4 (1.23%) ADSL
13 4 (1.23%) Intranet
13 4 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.23%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.85%) MySQL
6 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.54%) DB2
7 4 (1.23%) OLTP
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.62%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.46%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.46%) Yeoman
5 5 (1.54%) MSI
6 4 (1.23%) JIRA
7 3 (0.92%) Selenium
8 2 (0.62%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.62%) JMeter
8 2 (0.62%) JUnit
8 2 (0.62%) MSTest
8 2 (0.62%) NUnit
8 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.62%) Subversion
8 2 (0.62%) TestNG
8 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) Ant
9 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 18 (5.54%) Banking
1 18 (5.54%) Investment Banking
2 14 (4.31%) Finance
3 7 (2.15%) Marketing
4 4 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 81 (24.92%) IT Support
2 60 (18.46%) Support Engineer
3 59 (18.15%) Analyst
4 46 (14.15%) IT Engineer
5 45 (13.85%) Developer
6 29 (8.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 27 (8.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (7.69%) IT Technician
8 25 (7.69%) Service Analyst
9 22 (6.77%) Support Analyst
10 20 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
10 20 (6.15%) Service Desk Engineer
10 20 (6.15%) Support Technician
11 19 (5.85%) Software Developer
12 17 (5.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 17 (5.23%) IT Analyst
12 17 (5.23%) IT Supervisor
12 17 (5.23%) Software Engineer
12 17 (5.23%) Support Supervisor
13 16 (4.92%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (16.92%) .NET
2 22 (6.77%) .NET Framework
2 22 (6.77%) HTML
3 21 (6.46%) CSS
4 19 (5.85%) WCF
5 18 (5.54%) COM
6 17 (5.23%) WinForms
7 14 (4.31%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.00%) HTML5
9 11 (3.38%) Web Services
10 9 (2.77%) jQuery
11 8 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (2.46%) Backbone.js
12 6 (1.85%) XML
13 4 (1.23%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.23%) LAMP
13 4 (1.23%) Laravel
13 4 (1.23%) XHTML
14 3 (0.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.23%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.08%) Hedge funds
3 10 (3.08%) iPad
4 9 (2.77%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.85%) User Experience
6 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.54%) Wiki
7 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.31%) Handset
9 1 (0.31%) iPhone
9 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 175 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 148 (45.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (28.31%) Windows 7
3 92 (28.31%) Windows Server
4 45 (13.85%) Mac OS
5 41 (12.62%) Windows 8
6 27 (8.31%) Linux
7 24 (7.38%) Windows 10
8 20 (6.15%) Apple iOS
9 18 (5.54%) Unix
10 17 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (4.31%) Android
12 10 (3.08%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.15%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.85%) Windows CE
15 4 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.92%) VMS
17 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.08%) Mentoring
2 45 (13.85%) Migration
3 37 (11.38%) Software Engineering
4 32 (9.85%) ITIL
5 30 (9.23%) Project Management
6 23 (7.08%) OO
7 21 (6.46%) OOP
8 18 (5.54%) Asset Management
9 16 (4.92%) Presales
10 15 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.00%) MVC
12 12 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (2.77%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.77%) Release Management
15 8 (2.46%) CRM
15 8 (2.46%) Facilities Management
15 8 (2.46%) Incident Management
15 8 (2.46%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.00%) SQL
2 49 (15.08%) C#
3 37 (11.38%) C++
4 23 (7.08%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.46%) VB
6 20 (6.15%) C
6 20 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.54%) Java
8 17 (5.23%) VB6
8 17 (5.23%) VC++
9 14 (4.31%) PHP
10 5 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.23%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.23%) XAML
12 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.62%) VBScript
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (13.54%) Degree
3 30 (9.23%) MCSA
4 27 (8.31%) MCSE
5 21 (6.46%) MCPD
6 20 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (6.15%) MCP
7 17 (5.23%) MCTS
8 15 (4.62%) CCA
8 15 (4.62%) CCEA
8 15 (4.62%) CCEE
8 15 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.85%) CISSP
11 5 (1.54%) CISA
11 5 (1.54%) CISM
11 5 (1.54%) CRISC
11 5 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.62%) MCDST
13 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.23%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) SDET
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 85 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (23.08%) XenApp
4 35 (10.77%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.23%) Firmware
7 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 159 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 123 (37.85%) VMware
3 94 (28.92%) Citrix
4 19 (5.85%) EMC
4 19 (5.85%) SAP
5 15 (4.62%) AppSense
6 14 (4.31%) Oracle
7 10 (3.08%) Cisco
8 8 (2.46%) Apple
8 8 (2.46%) EPiServer
9 7 (2.15%) HP
10 5 (1.54%) CA
10 5 (1.54%) Dell
11 4 (1.23%) Remedy
11 4 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.92%) Avaya
12 3 (0.92%) DataCore
12 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.92%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.62%) Veeam
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