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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 166 100 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.61% 16.42% 20.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.87% 61.35% 61.80%
Number of salaries quoted 139 89 101
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,800 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
252 163 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 35.85% 26.77% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 223 145 156
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
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 April 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 April 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 +11 109 £32,500 +18.18% 12
Poole -1 41 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Wimborne +6 7 £45,000 -
Dorchester +3 1 £23,000 -16.36%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 217 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 118 (33.71%) .NET
3 115 (32.86%) C#
4 109 (31.14%) MS Excel
5 107 (30.57%) SQL Server
6 106 (30.29%) VMware
7 98 (28.00%) ASP.NET
7 98 (28.00%) Citrix
8 96 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 92 (26.29%) Active Directory
10 87 (24.86%) SQL
11 86 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 81 (23.14%) MS Exchange
13 78 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 78 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 72 (20.57%) MCSE
15 49 (14.00%) IIS
16 48 (13.71%) Linux
16 48 (13.71%) MVC
17 47 (13.43%) WinForms
17 47 (13.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 47 (13.43%) SAN
18 45 (12.86%) CCA
18 45 (12.86%) Citrix Certification
19 44 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2010
20 43 (12.29%) WCF
21 42 (12.00%) Firewall
22 39 (11.14%) Software Engineering
22 39 (11.14%) MCSA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 81 (23.14%) MS Exchange
2 49 (14.00%) IIS
3 43 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (8.00%) Lync
5 23 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.43%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.43%) CMS
9 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (31.14%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.00%) Office 365
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.43%) SAN
2 42 (12.00%) Firewall
3 36 (10.29%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.86%) WAN
4 17 (4.86%) NetScaler
5 14 (4.00%) LAN
5 14 (4.00%) Internet
6 9 (2.57%) DNS
7 7 (2.00%) DHCP
8 6 (1.71%) VoIP
8 6 (1.71%) VPN
8 6 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.43%) MPLS
10 4 (1.14%) VLAN
11 3 (0.86%) IPsec
11 3 (0.86%) PABX
12 2 (0.57%) NAS
12 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.57%) Wireless
12 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.71%) DB2
5 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.71%) IDMS
5 6 (1.71%) Informix
6 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (10.57%) NUnit
1 37 (10.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 33 (9.43%) Subversion
3 23 (6.57%) Visual Studio
4 21 (6.00%) Moq
4 21 (6.00%) MSTest
5 16 (4.57%) TeamCity
5 16 (4.57%) Log4Net
6 9 (2.57%) Xcode
7 7 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.71%) Hudson
8 6 (1.71%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.71%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.86%) JIRA
9 3 (0.86%) Selenium
10 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.29%) MSI
11 1 (0.29%) C++Builder
General
1 9 (2.57%) Finance
2 7 (2.00%) Banking
2 7 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.14%) Marketing
5 3 (0.86%) Electronics
5 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.57%) Advertising
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (24.57%) Developer
2 59 (16.86%) Consultant
3 50 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 48 (13.71%) .NET Developer
5 47 (13.43%) Analyst
6 46 (13.14%) Software Engineer
7 33 (9.43%) Support Analyst
7 33 (9.43%) Support Engineer
8 29 (8.29%) IT Support
9 25 (7.14%) Architect
10 24 (6.86%) C# Developer
11 19 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (5.43%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (5.14%) Graduate
13 16 (4.57%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (33.71%) .NET
2 98 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 47 (13.43%) WinForms
4 44 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (12.29%) WCF
6 33 (9.43%) .NET Framework
7 31 (8.86%) CSS
8 25 (7.14%) HTML
9 24 (6.86%) WPF
10 23 (6.57%) jQuery
10 23 (6.57%) Web Services
11 21 (6.00%) Spring.NET
11 21 (6.00%) Castle Windsor
11 21 (6.00%) Ninject
11 21 (6.00%) Unity DI Container
12 19 (5.43%) Entity Framework
13 17 (4.86%) JSON
13 17 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (4.57%) ELMAH
14 16 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.29%) Mobile App
2 21 (6.00%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 21 (6.00%) Thin Client
3 19 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.57%) Animation
4 9 (2.57%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.00%) Clustering
6 6 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.71%) Replication
6 6 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.86%) Life Science
8 3 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.86%) Handset
9 2 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.57%) PKI
9 2 (0.57%) Physics
10 1 (0.29%) SCADA
10 1 (0.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 78 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (13.71%) Linux
4 26 (7.43%) Windows Vista
5 23 (6.57%) Windows 7
6 18 (5.14%) Android
7 17 (4.86%) UNIX
8 16 (4.57%) Apple iOS
9 14 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
10 13 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.14%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.86%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.71%) MVC
2 39 (11.14%) Software Engineering
2 39 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (10.29%) OO
4 30 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (8.00%) Project Management
6 27 (7.71%) Time Management
7 26 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (7.43%) ITIL
8 25 (7.14%) SOA
9 24 (6.86%) TDD
10 22 (6.29%) Scrum
10 22 (6.29%) MVVM
11 21 (6.00%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (6.00%) Kanban
11 21 (6.00%) Service Delivery
11 21 (6.00%) Web Application Development
12 19 (5.43%) Migration
13 17 (4.86%) OOP
14 16 (4.57%) Active Record
Programming Languages
1 115 (32.86%) C#
2 87 (24.86%) SQL
3 38 (10.86%) C++
4 32 (9.14%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.43%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.57%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.43%) Perl
9 11 (3.14%) Python
10 9 (2.57%) Objective-C
11 7 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.00%) Java
12 6 (1.71%) C
13 5 (1.43%) VBA
14 4 (1.14%) VB
15 1 (0.29%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 96 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (20.57%) MCSE
3 47 (13.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 45 (12.86%) CCA
4 45 (12.86%) Citrix Certification
5 39 (11.14%) MCSA
6 33 (9.43%) Degree
7 32 (9.14%) MCP
8 24 (6.86%) CCEA
8 24 (6.86%) MCITP
8 24 (6.86%) CCEE
9 16 (4.57%) MCSD
10 11 (3.14%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.86%) CCNA
12 7 (2.00%) VCP4
12 7 (2.00%) VCP5
13 6 (1.71%) ISEB
14 5 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.71%) QA
2 5 (1.43%) SLA
3 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (26.29%) Active Directory
2 78 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.29%) vSphere
4 34 (9.71%) XenApp
5 29 (8.29%) Hyper-V
6 20 (5.71%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.29%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.29%) XenServer
9 7 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (9.14%) SCCM
2 10 (2.86%) SCOM
3 8 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (2.00%) SCSM
5 6 (1.71%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.86%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.86%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.57%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 217 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 106 (30.29%) VMware
3 98 (28.00%) Citrix
4 38 (10.86%) Cisco
5 31 (8.86%) EMC
6 24 (6.86%) AppSense
7 17 (4.86%) HP
8 16 (4.57%) Oracle
9 10 (2.86%) Avaya
9 10 (2.86%) TIBCO
9 10 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.57%) Symantec
10 9 (2.57%) NetApp
11 8 (2.29%) IBM
11 8 (2.29%) MobileIron
12 6 (1.71%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.71%) Sybase
13 5 (1.43%) Juniper
13 5 (1.43%) Dell
13 5 (1.43%) DataCore
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