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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 50.00% 19.46% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 97.14% 50.88% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 65 25 5
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
70 57 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 51.47% 38.26% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 65 53 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Poole

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 44 (40.74%) MS Exchange
3 41 (37.96%) VMware
4 39 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
5 37 (34.26%) Citrix
5 37 (34.26%) Linux
6 35 (32.41%) OO
7 34 (31.48%) SAN
8 33 (30.56%) UNIX
8 33 (30.56%) OOP
8 33 (30.56%) C++
8 33 (30.56%) XenDesktop
9 31 (28.70%) MCSE
9 31 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (27.78%) EMC
10 30 (27.78%) CCA
10 30 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
10 30 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (27.78%) vSphere
11 29 (26.85%) Lync
11 29 (26.85%) CCEE
11 29 (26.85%) Project Management
11 29 (26.85%) AppSense
11 29 (26.85%) CCEA
12 28 (25.93%) MS Excel
12 28 (25.93%) NetScaler
13 23 (21.30%) Degree
14 22 (20.37%) XenApp
15 19 (17.59%) Computer Science

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 44 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 29 (26.85%) Lync
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.85%) JBoss
6 2 (1.85%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.93%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.93%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.48%) SAN
2 28 (25.93%) NetScaler
3 13 (12.04%) LAN
3 13 (12.04%) WAN
4 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.33%) DNS
5 7 (6.48%) Firewall
6 4 (3.70%) VPN
7 3 (2.78%) DHCP
7 3 (2.78%) NAS
8 2 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.78%) Subversion
2 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.85%) JMeter
3 2 (1.85%) JUnit
3 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.78%) Banking
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Software Engineer
2 33 (30.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 30 (27.78%) Consultant
4 29 (26.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 17 (15.74%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 17 (15.74%) Senior Consultant
6 16 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (14.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) IT Support
10 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Graduate
11 4 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Tester
11 4 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.33%) Web Services
4 7 (6.48%) WinForms
5 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (2.78%) WCF
7 3 (2.78%) WPF
7 3 (2.78%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.85%) Middleware
8 2 (1.85%) Struts
8 2 (1.85%) J2EE
8 2 (1.85%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.93%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.85%) Open Source
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.93%) AS400
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.26%) Linux
2 33 (30.56%) UNIX
3 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.48%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.63%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.78%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.85%) Windows CE
9 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
2 35 (32.41%) OO
3 33 (30.56%) OOP
4 29 (26.85%) Project Management
5 5 (4.63%) SOA
5 5 (4.63%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 4 (3.70%) MVC
6 4 (3.70%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (2.78%) Migration
8 2 (1.85%) Automated Testing
8 2 (1.85%) Process Management
8 2 (1.85%) Investment Management
8 2 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.85%) Wealth Management
8 2 (1.85%) Line Management
8 2 (1.85%) Coaching
9 1 (0.93%) People Management
9 1 (0.93%) Unit Testing
9 1 (0.93%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) C++
2 18 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.85%) AWK
4 2 (1.85%) C#
4 2 (1.85%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (28.70%) MCSE
1 31 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 30 (27.78%) CCA
2 30 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (26.85%) CCEA
3 29 (26.85%) CCEE
4 23 (21.30%) Degree
5 12 (11.11%) VCP4
5 12 (11.11%) VCP5
5 12 (11.11%) MCP
5 12 (11.11%) MCSA
6 4 (3.70%) ISEB
6 4 (3.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.93%) ACCA
7 1 (0.93%) CIMA
7 1 (0.93%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
1 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 39 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (30.56%) XenDesktop
3 30 (27.78%) vSphere
4 22 (20.37%) XenApp
5 19 (17.59%) Active Directory
6 18 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 12 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V
9 5 (4.63%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (4.63%) UAG
10 4 (3.70%) XenServer
11 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.85%) QEMU
12 2 (1.85%) KVM
13 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) SCCM
1 5 (4.63%) SCOM
1 5 (4.63%) SCSM
2 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.85%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 58 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 41 (37.96%) VMware
3 37 (34.26%) Citrix
4 30 (27.78%) EMC
5 29 (26.85%) AppSense
6 8 (7.41%) SAP
7 6 (5.56%) Cisco
8 4 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (1.85%) HP
9 2 (1.85%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.85%) Veeam
9 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.85%) Symantec
9 2 (1.85%) Remedy
10 1 (0.93%) Toshiba
10 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.93%) Sage
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