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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 134 138 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.89% 19.41% 15.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.03% 52.08% 57.42%
Number of salaries quoted 124 100 77
Average salary £28,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,650 £25,450 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £46,000
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
181 265 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.17% 37.27% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 169 205 102
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 September 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 September 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 +8 81 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Poole +5 36 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Weymouth 0 5 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Wareham 0 2 £41,250 +142.64%
Wimborne -8 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 134 (48.03%) Microsoft
2 99 (35.48%) MS Excel
3 90 (32.26%) VMware
4 81 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 79 (28.32%) Linux
6 78 (27.96%) Citrix
7 64 (22.94%) Software Engineering
8 63 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 63 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (22.58%) C++
9 60 (21.51%) Firewall
10 58 (20.79%) MS Exchange
11 55 (19.71%) Degree
12 54 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (18.28%) SQL Server
14 50 (17.92%) UNIX
15 48 (17.20%) OO
16 47 (16.85%) SQL
17 46 (16.49%) MS Office
17 46 (16.49%) TCP/IP
18 44 (15.77%) C#
19 43 (15.41%) Exchange Server 2010
20 41 (14.70%) Windows Server 2012
20 41 (14.70%) SAN
21 36 (12.90%) .NET
21 36 (12.90%) Windows 7
22 29 (10.39%) OOP
22 29 (10.39%) DNS
23 28 (10.04%) EMC
23 28 (10.04%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 58 (20.79%) MS Exchange
2 43 (15.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.81%) IIS
4 10 (3.58%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.87%) Lync
6 7 (2.51%) Apache
7 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.43%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.08%) Mule
9 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.72%) SAS
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
11 1 (0.36%) CICS
Applications
1 99 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 46 (16.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) AWD
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.72%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.72%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.51%) Firewall
2 46 (16.49%) TCP/IP
3 41 (14.70%) SAN
4 29 (10.39%) DNS
5 20 (7.17%) DHCP
6 16 (5.73%) LAN
6 16 (5.73%) WAN
7 12 (4.30%) VPN
8 11 (3.94%) VLAN
9 8 (2.87%) FTP
9 8 (2.87%) Intranet
10 6 (2.15%) NAS
11 5 (1.79%) IPsec
12 4 (1.43%) Network Security
12 4 (1.43%) LDAP
12 4 (1.43%) VoIP
13 3 (1.08%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.08%) ADSL
13 3 (1.08%) SSL
13 3 (1.08%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.94%) MySQL
3 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.02%) Subversion
3 7 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.79%) Ant
4 5 (1.79%) Hudson
5 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.43%) Maven
6 3 (1.08%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.08%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.72%) Selenium
7 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.36%) NUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Introscope
8 1 (0.36%) Toad
8 1 (0.36%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (2.87%) Finance
2 6 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.79%) Back Office
4 4 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
5 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (19.71%) Software Engineer
2 40 (14.34%) C++ Software Engineer
3 38 (13.62%) Analyst
4 36 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 34 (12.19%) Developer
6 25 (8.96%) Support Technician
6 25 (8.96%) Consultant
7 24 (8.60%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (8.60%) IT Support
8 22 (7.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 21 (7.53%) Infrastructure Technician
10 20 (7.17%) Service Analyst
11 19 (6.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (6.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (6.45%) .NET Developer
13 16 (5.73%) C# Developer
13 16 (5.73%) IT Support Engineer
14 15 (5.38%) Software Developer
14 15 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.90%) .NET
2 23 (8.24%) ASP.NET
3 20 (7.17%) WPF
4 13 (4.66%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.94%) HTML
5 11 (3.94%) XML
5 11 (3.94%) CSS
6 9 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 8 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.15%) WCF
8 6 (2.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (2.15%) MSMQ
9 5 (1.79%) Silverlight
9 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (1.43%) STL
10 4 (1.43%) Web Services
11 3 (1.08%) Spring
11 3 (1.08%) MFC
12 2 (0.72%) REST
12 2 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 18 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 6 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.79%) Device Driver
4 5 (1.79%) PDA
5 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.43%) Replication
5 4 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.08%) PKI
7 2 (0.72%) SCADA
7 2 (0.72%) Open Source
7 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) W3C
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.32%) Linux
2 63 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (17.92%) UNIX
4 41 (14.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 24 (8.60%) Windows 8
7 22 (7.89%) Windows Vista
8 15 (5.38%) Windows CE
9 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.87%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.08%) CentOS
12 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.08%) Android
13 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.36%) Solaris
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) Software Engineering
2 48 (17.20%) OO
3 29 (10.39%) OOP
4 19 (6.81%) ITIL
5 17 (6.09%) MVC
6 15 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.02%) Software Testing
8 11 (3.94%) OOD
8 11 (3.94%) Time Management
8 11 (3.94%) Waterfall
9 10 (3.58%) Manual Testing
10 9 (3.23%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.51%) ERP
12 6 (2.15%) Multithreading
12 6 (2.15%) Black-Box Testing
12 6 (2.15%) SOA
12 6 (2.15%) Configuration Management
13 5 (1.79%) Network Design
13 5 (1.79%) Migration
13 5 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.58%) C++
2 47 (16.85%) SQL
3 44 (15.77%) C#
4 26 (9.32%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.73%) PHP
6 12 (4.30%) VB
7 9 (3.23%) Java
7 9 (3.23%) Perl
8 6 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.79%) C
9 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.08%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.36%) JCL
12 1 (0.36%) REXX
12 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (19.71%) Degree
2 54 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (9.32%) MCSE
3 26 (9.32%) MCP
4 22 (7.89%) MCITP
5 20 (7.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (7.17%) CCA
5 20 (7.17%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (6.45%) MCSA
7 9 (3.23%) MCSD
8 8 (2.87%) ISEB
9 7 (2.51%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.43%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.08%) MCTS
13 2 (0.72%) AAT
13 2 (0.72%) CCNA
13 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 63 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.23%) XenApp
4 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.15%) vSphere
5 5 (1.79%) UAG
5 5 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.08%) XenServer
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.36%) RACF
9 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.36%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (2.51%) SCCM
2 6 (2.15%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.43%) SCOM
3 4 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.43%) SCSM
3 4 (1.43%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.72%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.36%) nmon
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 134 (48.03%) Microsoft
2 90 (32.26%) VMware
3 78 (27.96%) Citrix
4 28 (10.04%) EMC
4 28 (10.04%) HP
5 25 (8.96%) Dell
6 20 (7.17%) DataCore
7 18 (6.45%) Cisco
8 11 (3.94%) Oracle
9 9 (3.23%) Remedy
9 9 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.87%) Veeam
11 6 (2.15%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.15%) Symantec
12 4 (1.43%) Panasonic
12 4 (1.43%) JBoss
12 4 (1.43%) Avaya
12 4 (1.43%) NetApp
12 4 (1.43%) Lotus
12 4 (1.43%) TIBCO
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - bonus, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Cross Train to SharePoint
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Imagine Publishing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Gold Group
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago