The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 155 140 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.22% 18.32% 14.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.51% 57.38% 63.55%
Number of salaries quoted 141 102 66
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 £20,500 £22,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
252 244 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 28.00% 31.94% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 232 190 100
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 £20,950 £24,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £41,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
South West

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 July 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 July 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 +9 95 £27,500 -28.57% 12
Poole +1 45 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Ferndown 0 3 £34,000 -
Weymouth -2 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Windows
South West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 113 (45.20%) Microsoft
2 83 (33.20%) Linux
3 81 (32.40%) VMware
4 77 (30.80%) MS Excel
5 74 (29.60%) Active Directory
6 61 (24.40%) C++
7 54 (21.60%) Citrix
8 53 (21.20%) Software Engineering
9 51 (20.40%) MS Office
9 51 (20.40%) OO
10 50 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (19.60%) Firewall
11 49 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (18.40%) UNIX
13 45 (18.00%) MS Exchange
14 43 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (16.40%) TCP/IP
15 41 (16.40%) Degree
16 40 (16.00%) SQL Server
17 39 (15.60%) SQL
18 37 (14.80%) SAN
19 36 (14.40%) C#
19 36 (14.40%) Windows 7
20 34 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
21 33 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2010
22 28 (11.20%) JavaScript
22 28 (11.20%) DNS
23 24 (9.60%) HP
23 24 (9.60%) Windows CE
24 23 (9.20%) PHP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 45 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.40%) IIS
4 11 (4.40%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.80%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.80%) Lync
6 6 (2.40%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (2.00%) Apache
8 4 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.80%) Mule
10 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.40%) CICS
11 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
Applications
1 77 (30.80%) MS Excel
2 51 (20.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.20%) AWD
3 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.40%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.40%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) PaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.60%) Firewall
2 41 (16.40%) TCP/IP
3 37 (14.80%) SAN
4 28 (11.20%) DNS
5 21 (8.40%) LAN
5 21 (8.40%) WAN
6 18 (7.20%) DHCP
7 11 (4.40%) VLAN
8 10 (4.00%) VPN
9 7 (2.80%) VoIP
10 5 (2.00%) FTP
10 5 (2.00%) NAS
10 5 (2.00%) Intranet
10 5 (2.00%) IPsec
11 4 (1.60%) Network Security
12 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.20%) PABX
12 3 (1.20%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.20%) HTTP
12 3 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.00%) MySQL
3 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.00%) Subversion
3 7 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.80%) Hudson
4 6 (2.40%) Ant
5 4 (1.60%) Maven
5 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.60%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.20%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.80%) Introscope
7 2 (0.80%) Toad
7 2 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.80%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) NUnit
8 1 (0.40%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (3.60%) Finance
2 5 (2.00%) Back Office
3 4 (1.60%) Marketing
4 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (18.00%) Analyst
1 45 (18.00%) Software Engineer
2 32 (12.80%) C++ Software Engineer
3 31 (12.40%) Developer
4 28 (11.20%) Support Engineer
5 23 (9.20%) Software Developer
6 21 (8.40%) Service Analyst
6 21 (8.40%) Senior Software Engineer
7 20 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (7.20%) Consultant
8 18 (7.20%) IT Support
9 17 (6.80%) Support Technician
10 16 (6.40%) Graduate
10 16 (6.40%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (6.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 15 (6.00%) Infrastructure Technician
12 14 (5.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 14 (5.60%) Junior Software Engineer
12 14 (5.60%) Junior
13 12 (4.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.20%) WPF
2 19 (7.60%) .NET
3 12 (4.80%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.40%) .NET Framework
5 9 (3.60%) XML
6 8 (3.20%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (2.40%) WCF
8 6 (2.40%) MSMQ
9 5 (2.00%) STL
10 4 (1.60%) Web Services
10 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 3 (1.20%) Silverlight
11 3 (1.20%) MFC
11 3 (1.20%) Middleware
12 2 (0.80%) ODBC
12 2 (0.80%) WinForms
12 2 (0.80%) Spring
12 2 (0.80%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.80%) Thin Client
1 12 (4.80%) Computer Science
1 12 (4.80%) Fat Client
2 11 (4.40%) PDA
3 7 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.00%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.20%) Replication
5 3 (1.20%) PKI
6 2 (0.80%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.80%) EPoS
6 2 (0.80%) Handset
6 2 (0.80%) SCADA
6 2 (0.80%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 83 (33.20%) Linux
2 50 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (18.40%) UNIX
4 36 (14.40%) Windows 7
5 34 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (9.60%) Windows CE
7 19 (7.60%) Windows 8
8 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (6.40%) Windows Vista
10 11 (4.40%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.60%) Android
12 3 (1.20%) CentOS
12 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.80%) Solaris
13 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.20%) Software Engineering
2 51 (20.40%) OO
3 21 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.00%) ITIL
4 20 (8.00%) OOD
4 20 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 17 (6.80%) OOP
5 17 (6.80%) Software Testing
6 13 (5.20%) Manual Testing
7 8 (3.20%) ERP
8 7 (2.80%) MVC
9 6 (2.40%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.40%) Release Management
9 6 (2.40%) Multithreading
9 6 (2.40%) SOA
9 6 (2.40%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.40%) Black-Box Testing
10 5 (2.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.00%) Migration
10 5 (2.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.40%) C++
2 39 (15.60%) SQL
3 36 (14.40%) C#
4 28 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.20%) PHP
6 22 (8.80%) VB
7 10 (4.00%) Perl
8 8 (3.20%) C
8 8 (3.20%) Java
9 7 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.60%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.20%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.40%) REXX
14 1 (0.40%) JCL
Qualifications
1 43 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (16.40%) Degree
3 20 (8.00%) MCSA
4 19 (7.60%) MCSE
5 17 (6.80%) MCP
6 16 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (6.40%) MCITP
7 14 (5.60%) CCA
7 14 (5.60%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (3.60%) ISEB
9 8 (3.20%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.20%) CCNA
11 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCNP
12 1 (0.40%) ACCA
12 1 (0.40%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (29.60%) Active Directory
2 49 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.40%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.40%) vSphere
4 5 (2.00%) XenApp
5 4 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.80%) Xen
6 2 (0.80%) NFS
6 2 (0.80%) vCloud
7 1 (0.40%) XenServer
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.40%) UAG
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.40%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.60%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (2.40%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (1.60%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.80%) SCCM
4 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.80%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.80%) nmon
Vendors
1 113 (45.20%) Microsoft
2 81 (32.40%) VMware
3 54 (21.60%) Citrix
4 24 (9.60%) HP
5 22 (8.80%) Cisco
5 22 (8.80%) EMC
6 18 (7.20%) Dell
7 15 (6.00%) DataCore
8 12 (4.80%) Oracle
9 10 (4.00%) Remedy
9 10 (4.00%) ServiceNow
10 8 (3.20%) Symantec
11 7 (2.80%) Veeam
11 7 (2.80%) Lotus
12 6 (2.40%) Avaya
12 6 (2.40%) Panasonic
12 6 (2.40%) Clearswift
12 6 (2.40%) NetApp
13 5 (2.00%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.00%) IBM
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £0
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £24500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + excellent bens.
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
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Dorset
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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