The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 39 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 20.97% 26.17% 12.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.22% 70.00% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 7
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Operating Systems Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 29.03% 37.38% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 8
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Windows
Salary Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Poole region.

Windows Salary Trend in Poole

Windows
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Poole region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Poole

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 46 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) Linux
3 33 (43.42%) C++
3 33 (43.42%) UNIX
4 32 (42.11%) OO
5 25 (32.89%) OOP
6 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 21 (27.63%) Degree
8 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
11 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
12 13 (17.11%) SQL
13 12 (15.79%) MS Office
13 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
14 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
15 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.84%) Cisco
16 9 (11.84%) VMware
17 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
17 8 (10.53%) .NET
18 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
18 7 (9.21%) DNS
18 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
18 7 (9.21%) MVC
19 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
19 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
19 6 (7.89%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Exchequer
1 2 (2.63%) SalesLogix
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (2.63%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.21%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) Firewall
5 2 (2.63%) SAN
5 2 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (1.32%) 3G
6 1 (1.32%) Wireless
6 1 (1.32%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 33 (43.42%) C++ Software Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Senior Software Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Test Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Graduate
6 8 (10.53%) Junior
6 8 (10.53%) Junior Software Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Systems Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Lead Tester
8 5 (6.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
2 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (7.89%) WCF
3 6 (7.89%) WPF
3 6 (7.89%) MSMQ
3 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.32%) Swing
4 1 (1.32%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) iPhone
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Linux
2 33 (43.42%) UNIX
3 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.63%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 32 (42.11%) OO
3 25 (32.89%) OOP
4 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 7 (9.21%) MVC
7 6 (7.89%) Black-Box Testing
7 6 (7.89%) SOA
8 2 (2.63%) ERP
9 1 (1.32%) Project Management
9 1 (1.32%) Time Management
9 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) C++
2 13 (17.11%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.89%) Perl
4 2 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.89%) ISEB
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) AAT
5 2 (2.63%) ACCA
5 2 (2.63%) CIMA
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.63%) CCA
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCEA
6 1 (1.32%) CCEE
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
4 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.63%) UAG
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) VMware
2 9 (11.84%) Cisco
3 6 (7.89%) Citrix
4 4 (5.26%) Sage
5 2 (2.63%) Symantec
5 2 (2.63%) Pegasus
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) EMC
6 1 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) Websense
6 1 (1.32%) AppSense
6 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.32%) Veeam
Poole, Dorset
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago