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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 160 144 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.98% 19.10% 14.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.12% 56.47% 67.33%
Number of salaries quoted 147 102 63
Average salary £31,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.34% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £27,600 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
242 255 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.19% 33.82% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 225 192 87
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 £19,950 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +11 104 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Poole +2 41 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Wareham 0 1 £42,500 +150.00%
Weymouth -1 1 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Wimborne -6 1 £45,000 +2.85%
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 123 (46.07%) Microsoft
2 94 (35.21%) MS Excel
3 81 (30.34%) Linux
3 81 (30.34%) VMware
4 73 (27.34%) Active Directory
5 62 (23.22%) Citrix
6 60 (22.47%) C++
7 58 (21.72%) Software Engineering
8 56 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (20.60%) Firewall
9 55 (20.60%) MS Office
10 52 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 52 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (18.73%) SQL Server
12 49 (18.35%) UNIX
12 49 (18.35%) OO
13 48 (17.98%) MS Exchange
14 47 (17.60%) Degree
15 46 (17.23%) SQL
16 43 (16.10%) C#
16 43 (16.10%) TCP/IP
17 38 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (13.48%) SAN
19 35 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
20 33 (12.36%) Windows 7
21 32 (11.99%) JavaScript
22 31 (11.61%) .NET
23 29 (10.86%) DNS
24 26 (9.74%) Visual Studio
24 26 (9.74%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (17.98%) MS Exchange
2 35 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.12%) IIS
4 10 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.62%) Lync
5 7 (2.62%) Apache
6 6 (2.25%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (1.87%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.12%) Mule
9 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.37%) SAS
11 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.37%) CICS
Applications
1 94 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 55 (20.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.50%) AWD
2 2 (0.75%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.75%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.75%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) IaaS
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.60%) Firewall
2 43 (16.10%) TCP/IP
3 36 (13.48%) SAN
4 29 (10.86%) DNS
5 20 (7.49%) WAN
6 19 (7.12%) DHCP
6 19 (7.12%) LAN
7 12 (4.49%) VPN
7 12 (4.49%) VLAN
8 8 (3.00%) Intranet
8 8 (3.00%) FTP
9 6 (2.25%) IPsec
9 6 (2.25%) VoIP
10 5 (1.87%) Network Security
10 5 (1.87%) NAS
11 4 (1.50%) SSL
11 4 (1.50%) IPv6
11 4 (1.50%) LDAP
12 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.62%) MySQL
3 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.99%) Subversion
3 7 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.62%) Hudson
3 7 (2.62%) Ant
4 5 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.87%) Maven
5 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.12%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.12%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.75%) Introscope
6 2 (0.75%) Toad
6 2 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.75%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (3.37%) Finance
2 5 (1.87%) Back Office
3 4 (1.50%) Marketing
4 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.75%) Banking
4 2 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.37%) Law
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Advertising
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (18.35%) Software Engineer
2 45 (16.85%) Analyst
3 37 (13.86%) Developer
4 35 (13.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 31 (11.61%) Support Engineer
6 22 (8.24%) Service Analyst
6 22 (8.24%) Senior Software Engineer
7 21 (7.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (7.87%) Consultant
7 21 (7.87%) IT Support
8 20 (7.49%) Support Technician
9 19 (7.12%) Software Developer
10 18 (6.74%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 17 (6.37%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 17 (6.37%) .NET Developer
11 17 (6.37%) Infrastructure Technician
12 15 (5.62%) C# Developer
13 14 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.87%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.61%) .NET
2 24 (8.99%) WPF
3 22 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 13 (4.87%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.12%) XML
6 10 (3.75%) CSS
6 10 (3.75%) HTML
7 9 (3.37%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.25%) MSMQ
9 6 (2.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (2.25%) WCF
10 5 (1.87%) Silverlight
10 5 (1.87%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 5 (1.87%) STL
11 4 (1.50%) Web Services
12 3 (1.12%) MFC
12 3 (1.12%) Middleware
12 3 (1.12%) Spring
13 2 (0.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.62%) Thin Client
2 15 (5.62%) Fat Client
3 10 (3.75%) PDA
4 7 (2.62%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.25%) Device Driver
6 5 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.50%) Replication
8 3 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.12%) SCADA
8 3 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) EPoS
9 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.37%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.34%) Linux
2 56 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (18.35%) UNIX
4 38 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (12.36%) Windows 7
6 20 (7.49%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.12%) Windows CE
7 19 (7.12%) Windows Vista
8 16 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.37%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.12%) CentOS
11 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.12%) Android
11 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.75%) Solaris
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.72%) Software Engineering
2 49 (18.35%) OO
3 23 (8.61%) OOP
4 20 (7.49%) ITIL
5 18 (6.74%) Software Testing
6 16 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (5.99%) MVC
7 15 (5.62%) OOD
7 15 (5.62%) Waterfall
8 13 (4.87%) Manual Testing
9 10 (3.75%) Time Management
10 9 (3.37%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.00%) ERP
12 7 (2.62%) Release Management
12 7 (2.62%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.25%) SOA
13 6 (2.25%) Black-Box Testing
13 6 (2.25%) Multithreading
14 5 (1.87%) Incident Management
14 5 (1.87%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.47%) C++
2 46 (17.23%) SQL
3 43 (16.10%) C#
4 32 (11.99%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.49%) PHP
6 17 (6.37%) VB
7 12 (4.49%) Perl
8 9 (3.37%) Java
9 8 (3.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.62%) C
11 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.50%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) JCL
14 1 (0.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 52 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (17.60%) Degree
3 26 (9.74%) MCP
4 21 (7.87%) MCSE
5 20 (7.49%) MCSA
6 18 (6.74%) MCITP
7 17 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (5.99%) CCA
8 16 (5.99%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (3.37%) MCSD
9 9 (3.37%) ISEB
10 8 (3.00%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.50%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.75%) ACCA
14 2 (0.75%) CIMA
14 2 (0.75%) MCTS
14 2 (0.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (27.34%) Active Directory
2 52 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.87%) XenApp
4 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.12%) vSphere
6 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
7 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.37%) UAG
7 1 (0.37%) XenServer
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) vCloud
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.37%) RACF
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.25%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.50%) CA Endevor
4 3 (1.12%) SCCM
5 2 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.75%) nmon
Vendors
1 123 (46.07%) Microsoft
2 81 (30.34%) VMware
3 62 (23.22%) Citrix
4 25 (9.36%) HP
5 24 (8.99%) EMC
6 20 (7.49%) Dell
6 20 (7.49%) Cisco
7 17 (6.37%) DataCore
8 13 (4.87%) Oracle
9 9 (3.37%) ServiceNow
9 9 (3.37%) Remedy
10 8 (3.00%) Symantec
11 7 (2.62%) Veeam
12 6 (2.25%) Clearswift
12 6 (2.25%) NetApp
12 6 (2.25%) Lotus
12 6 (2.25%) Avaya
12 6 (2.25%) Panasonic
13 5 (1.87%) SonicWALL
13 5 (1.87%) IBM
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
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