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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 161 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.17% 23.64% 16.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 62.89% 61.68%
Number of salaries quoted 84 133 91
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
155 256 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.96% 37.59% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 131 223 147
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -9 52 £32,500 - 7
Poole +6 25 £31,375 -10.35% 4
Wimborne 0 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Dorchester -3 1 £45,000 +95.65%
Sherborne - 1 £23,500 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 138 (55.20%) Microsoft
2 130 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 109 (43.60%) Active Directory
4 108 (43.20%) VMware
5 105 (42.00%) MS Exchange
6 90 (36.00%) Windows Server
7 82 (32.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (31.60%) Citrix
9 76 (30.40%) MS Excel
10 67 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 66 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 61 (24.40%) XenApp
13 57 (22.80%) SQL Server
14 52 (20.80%) Office 365
15 51 (20.40%) Degree
16 49 (19.60%) .NET
16 49 (19.60%) Windows 7
17 48 (19.20%) C#
17 48 (19.20%) SQL
18 46 (18.40%) Software Engineering
19 45 (18.00%) MS Office
20 44 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
20 44 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2007
21 43 (17.20%) Mentoring
22 41 (16.40%) SAN
23 38 (15.20%) C++
24 35 (14.00%) Hyper-V
25 32 (12.80%) ITIL
25 32 (12.80%) OO
26 31 (12.40%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 105 (42.00%) MS Exchange
2 67 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (9.20%) Skype for Business
6 11 (4.40%) IIS
7 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.80%) Apache
9 2 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 76 (30.40%) MS Excel
2 45 (18.00%) MS Office
3 5 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (7.20%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.80%) Office 365
2 5 (2.00%) IaaS
2 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.40%) SAN
2 31 (12.40%) LAN
3 28 (11.20%) Firewall
4 27 (10.80%) VLAN
4 27 (10.80%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (9.20%) VoIP
5 23 (9.20%) VPN
6 21 (8.40%) IPsec
7 16 (6.40%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.80%) DNS
9 11 (4.40%) Internet
10 9 (3.60%) WAN
11 8 (3.20%) BGP
11 8 (3.20%) OSPF
12 7 (2.80%) DHCP
13 4 (1.60%) Intranet
14 3 (1.20%) 2G
14 3 (1.20%) 3G
14 3 (1.20%) HTTP
14 3 (1.20%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.20%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.60%) DB2
6 4 (1.60%) MySQL
6 4 (1.60%) OLTP
7 2 (0.80%) MS Access
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (9.20%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.80%) JIRA
5 5 (2.00%) Axure RP
5 5 (2.00%) MSI
6 4 (1.60%) Subversion
7 2 (0.80%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.80%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.80%) JMeter
7 2 (0.80%) JUnit
7 2 (0.80%) MSTest
7 2 (0.80%) NUnit
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.80%) TestNG
7 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.40%) Hudson
8 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (6.80%) Banking
1 17 (6.80%) Investment Banking
2 15 (6.00%) Finance
3 12 (4.80%) Marketing
4 7 (2.80%) Electronics
5 5 (2.00%) Advertising
6 4 (1.60%) Publishing
6 4 (1.60%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (23.60%) Support Engineer
2 40 (16.00%) Developer
2 40 (16.00%) IT Support
3 36 (14.40%) Analyst
4 32 (12.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (11.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 27 (10.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 25 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 24 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 23 (9.20%) Software Developer
10 22 (8.80%) IT Engineer
11 20 (8.00%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) IT Analyst
13 13 (5.20%) Support Analyst
13 13 (5.20%) Support Technician
14 12 (4.80%) Service Analyst
15 11 (4.40%) IT Manager
15 11 (4.40%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.60%) .NET
2 26 (10.40%) .NET Framework
3 25 (10.00%) WCF
4 18 (7.20%) COM
4 18 (7.20%) WinForms
5 12 (4.80%) CSS
5 12 (4.80%) HTML
5 12 (4.80%) WPF
6 6 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.40%) Entity Framework
6 6 (2.40%) NHibernate
7 5 (2.00%) HTML5
7 5 (2.00%) Middleware
7 5 (2.00%) Web Services
8 4 (1.60%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.60%) Laravel
8 4 (1.60%) XHTML
8 4 (1.60%) XML
9 2 (0.80%) LAMP
10 1 (0.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.20%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 10 (4.00%) iPad
3 10 (4.00%) User Experience
4 6 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.00%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.60%) Wiki
7 3 (1.20%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.40%) Handset
9 1 (0.40%) Physics
9 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 130 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 90 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 82 (32.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (19.60%) Windows 7
5 27 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (9.60%) Mac OS
7 23 (9.20%) Linux
8 19 (7.60%) Windows 8
9 16 (6.40%) Apple iOS
10 15 (6.00%) Unix
10 15 (6.00%) Windows 10
11 10 (4.00%) Android
11 10 (4.00%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.60%) Windows CE
13 4 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.60%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.40%) Software Engineering
2 43 (17.20%) Mentoring
3 32 (12.80%) ITIL
3 32 (12.80%) OO
4 27 (10.80%) Migration
5 20 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.00%) OOP
6 17 (6.80%) Asset Management
7 16 (6.40%) OOD
8 14 (5.60%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.20%) Project Management
10 11 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.40%) UML
11 10 (4.00%) CRM
11 10 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.20%) Facilities Management
12 8 (3.20%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.20%) MVC
12 8 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.20%) C#
1 48 (19.20%) SQL
2 38 (15.20%) C++
3 24 (9.60%) T-SQL
4 22 (8.80%) C
4 22 (8.80%) VB
5 19 (7.60%) Java
6 18 (7.20%) VB6
6 18 (7.20%) VC++
7 12 (4.80%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.00%) PHP
9 4 (1.60%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.60%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.60%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.60%) XAML
10 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (20.40%) Degree
2 44 (17.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.80%) MCPD
4 18 (7.20%) MCTS
5 14 (5.60%) MCSA
6 13 (5.20%) MCSE
7 11 (4.40%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.00%) MCP
10 4 (1.60%) CISA
10 4 (1.60%) CISM
10 4 (1.60%) CISSP
10 4 (1.60%) CRISC
10 4 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.20%) CCA
11 3 (1.20%) CCEA
11 3 (1.20%) CCEE
11 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.80%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) TickIT
System Software
1 109 (43.60%) Active Directory
2 66 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (24.40%) XenApp
4 35 (14.00%) Hyper-V
5 23 (9.20%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) SCOM
2 5 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.00%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 138 (55.20%) Microsoft
2 108 (43.20%) VMware
3 79 (31.60%) Citrix
4 18 (7.20%) SAP
5 16 (6.40%) HP
6 13 (5.20%) Oracle
7 11 (4.40%) EMC
8 8 (3.20%) Cisco
9 7 (2.80%) DataCore
9 7 (2.80%) Dell
10 6 (2.40%) Apple
10 6 (2.40%) Hitachi
10 6 (2.40%) NetApp
11 5 (2.00%) Avaya
11 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.00%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.60%) CA
13 3 (1.20%) AppSense
14 2 (0.80%) LANDesk
14 2 (0.80%) Remedy
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Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum 28days hols, overtime, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Bournemouth University
Salary: From £28,143 to £32,600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
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Blandford Forum, Dorset
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum 32days hols, bonus, MS training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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