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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 183 71 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.46% 14.03% 22.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.62% 46.10% 71.94%
Number of salaries quoted 166 59 80
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,200 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
242 154 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 31.03% 30.43% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 225 136 112
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 £23,000 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £45,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +4 101 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Poole +2 69 £34,500 +25.45% 12
Wareham -1 2 £34,250 -19.41%
Dorchester -1 2 £23,000 -45.23% 1
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 205 (60.65%) Microsoft
2 110 (32.54%) .NET
3 104 (30.77%) C#
4 101 (29.88%) MS Excel
5 96 (28.40%) Citrix
6 94 (27.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 93 (27.51%) SQL Server
8 90 (26.63%) VMware
9 87 (25.74%) ASP.NET
10 86 (25.44%) SQL
10 86 (25.44%) Active Directory
11 77 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 75 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 70 (20.71%) MCSE
14 68 (20.12%) MS Exchange
15 56 (16.57%) Software Engineering
16 54 (15.98%) Linux
16 54 (15.98%) C++
17 51 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 46 (13.61%) Firewall
19 46 (13.61%) CCA
19 46 (13.61%) Citrix Certification
20 45 (13.31%) Degree
21 44 (13.02%) SAN
21 44 (13.02%) IIS
21 44 (13.02%) OO
21 44 (13.02%) WinForms
22 43 (12.72%) vSphere
23 38 (11.24%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 68 (20.12%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.02%) IIS
3 30 (8.88%) Lync
4 28 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.48%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.48%) CMS
8 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.59%) JBoss
9 2 (0.59%) Apache
9 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 101 (29.88%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.59%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.62%) Office 365
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.61%) Firewall
2 44 (13.02%) SAN
3 32 (9.47%) TCP/IP
4 28 (8.28%) NetScaler
5 21 (6.21%) WAN
6 18 (5.33%) LAN
7 12 (3.55%) Internet
8 10 (2.96%) DNS
9 8 (2.37%) DHCP
10 7 (2.07%) VPN
11 6 (1.78%) VoIP
11 6 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.18%) IPsec
12 4 (1.18%) MPLS
13 3 (0.89%) VLAN
14 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.59%) Wireless
14 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.59%) Network Security
14 2 (0.59%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.78%) DB2
4 6 (1.78%) Informix
4 6 (1.78%) IDMS
5 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (8.58%) Rhino Mocks
1 29 (8.58%) NUnit
2 22 (6.51%) Subversion
2 22 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.73%) MSTest
3 16 (4.73%) Moq
4 13 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 13 (3.85%) Log4Net
5 8 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.48%) Hudson
6 5 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.48%) CruiseControl
6 5 (1.48%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.18%) C++Builder
8 2 (0.59%) Xcode
8 2 (0.59%) JMeter
8 2 (0.59%) JUnit
8 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 12 (3.55%) Finance
2 9 (2.66%) Banking
3 8 (2.37%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.78%) Retail
5 4 (1.18%) Advertising
6 3 (0.89%) Marketing
6 3 (0.89%) Publishing
7 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (19.82%) Developer
2 65 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 58 (17.16%) Consultant
4 51 (15.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 42 (12.43%) Analyst
6 36 (10.65%) .NET Developer
7 35 (10.36%) Support Analyst
8 34 (10.06%) IT Support
9 33 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 33 (9.76%) Support Engineer
10 21 (6.21%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (6.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 21 (6.21%) C# Developer
10 21 (6.21%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (5.62%) Software Developer
12 18 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
12 18 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (5.03%) Graduate
14 16 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (4.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (32.54%) .NET
2 87 (25.74%) ASP.NET
3 44 (13.02%) WinForms
4 35 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (10.06%) WCF
6 28 (8.28%) .NET Framework
7 26 (7.69%) CSS
7 26 (7.69%) Web Services
8 19 (5.62%) HTML
9 17 (5.03%) jQuery
9 17 (5.03%) WPF
10 16 (4.73%) Unity DI Container
10 16 (4.73%) Castle Windsor
10 16 (4.73%) Ninject
10 16 (4.73%) Spring.NET
11 14 (4.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (3.85%) ELMAH
12 13 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (3.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.40%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.33%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.33%) Fat Client
2 18 (5.33%) Thin Client
3 16 (4.73%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (2.66%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.07%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.07%) Clustering
6 6 (1.78%) Replication
6 6 (1.78%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.78%) Open Source
7 5 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.89%) PKI
9 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.89%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.59%) Handset
10 2 (0.59%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.59%) Animation
10 2 (0.59%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (15.98%) Linux
3 51 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (8.28%) UNIX
5 24 (7.10%) Windows Vista
6 17 (5.03%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.55%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.96%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.66%) Android
11 7 (2.07%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.48%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.57%) Software Engineering
2 44 (13.02%) OO
3 37 (10.95%) MVC
4 34 (10.06%) Project Management
5 31 (9.17%) OOP
6 26 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (7.40%) Time Management
7 25 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (5.03%) Scrum
8 17 (5.03%) MVVM
8 17 (5.03%) Web Application Development
9 16 (4.73%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (4.73%) Kanban
9 16 (4.73%) TDD
10 15 (4.44%) ITIL
10 15 (4.44%) SOA
11 14 (4.14%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (3.85%) Active Record
12 13 (3.85%) QMS
12 13 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 104 (30.77%) C#
2 86 (25.44%) SQL
3 54 (15.98%) C++
4 26 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.21%) VB.NET
6 20 (5.92%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.85%) Perl
8 12 (3.55%) Python
9 6 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.48%) VBA
11 4 (1.18%) C
12 3 (0.89%) VB
13 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.59%) AWK
13 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.59%) Java
14 1 (0.30%) PHP
14 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 94 (27.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (20.71%) MCSE
3 47 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (13.61%) CCA
4 46 (13.61%) Citrix Certification
5 45 (13.31%) Degree
6 35 (10.36%) MCSA
7 28 (8.28%) MCP
7 28 (8.28%) CCEA
7 28 (8.28%) CCEE
8 22 (6.51%) VCP4
9 20 (5.92%) MCITP
10 13 (3.85%) MCSD
11 12 (3.55%) VCP5
12 9 (2.66%) CCNA
12 9 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.48%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.48%) ISEB
14 4 (1.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) SLA
2 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (25.44%) Active Directory
2 75 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (12.72%) vSphere
4 33 (9.76%) XenDesktop
5 26 (7.69%) XenApp
6 24 (7.10%) VMware ESX
7 19 (5.62%) Hyper-V
8 12 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.89%) UAG
9 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.59%) KVM
10 2 (0.59%) QEMU
10 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (6.51%) SCCM
2 12 (3.55%) SCOM
3 9 (2.66%) SCSM
4 5 (1.48%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 205 (60.65%) Microsoft
2 96 (28.40%) Citrix
3 90 (26.63%) VMware
4 35 (10.36%) EMC
5 28 (8.28%) AppSense
6 27 (7.99%) Cisco
7 21 (6.21%) HP
8 9 (2.66%) SAP
8 9 (2.66%) Dell
9 8 (2.37%) IBM
10 6 (1.78%) NetApp
10 6 (1.78%) Oracle
10 6 (1.78%) Sybase
10 6 (1.78%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.78%) DataCore
11 5 (1.48%) Juniper
11 5 (1.48%) Remedy
12 4 (1.18%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.89%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.59%) Perforce
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension, health care
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £8.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Weymouth
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago