The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Poole region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 46 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 19.41% 19.59% 17.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.88% 61.29% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 17
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 27.00% 31.96% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 30 22
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £24,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Dorset

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 11 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Poole

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 42 (62.69%) Software Engineering
2 37 (55.22%) Linux
3 28 (41.79%) C++
4 27 (40.30%) UNIX
4 27 (40.30%) OO
5 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
7 16 (23.88%) OOP
7 16 (23.88%) Degree
8 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
9 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
10 12 (17.91%) Manual Testing
10 12 (17.91%) SQL
11 11 (16.42%) MS Office
12 9 (13.43%) VMware
12 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
12 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
13 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.94%) Cisco
13 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
14 7 (10.45%) .NET
14 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.45%) Perl
14 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
15 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (8.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
15 6 (8.96%) SOA
15 6 (8.96%) MSMQ
15 6 (8.96%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SalesLogix
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.49%) GoldMine
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.49%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) Broadband
4 2 (2.99%) PSTN
4 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 2 (2.99%) DHCP
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) IPv6
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) 3G
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
1 1 (1.49%) Advertising
1 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Software Engineer
2 28 (41.79%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (23.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 16 (23.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Graduate
5 11 (16.42%) Junior
5 11 (16.42%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Junior Software Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Systems Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) IT Support
8 5 (7.46%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.97%) Lead Tester
9 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.97%) Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.96%) MSMQ
2 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
2 6 (8.96%) WCF
2 6 (8.96%) WPF
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (8.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.49%) Qt
3 1 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.49%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.49%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.49%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 27 (40.30%) UNIX
3 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Software Engineering
2 27 (40.30%) OO
3 16 (23.88%) OOP
4 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
5 12 (17.91%) Manual Testing
6 6 (8.96%) SOA
6 6 (8.96%) MVC
7 5 (7.46%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (1.49%) Time Management
8 1 (1.49%) Migration
8 1 (1.49%) Data Management
8 1 (1.49%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) C++
2 12 (17.91%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.45%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.46%) ISEB
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) MCSA
5 1 (1.49%) CCA
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ACCA
5 1 (1.49%) CIMA
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) AAT
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) XenServer
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.49%) UAG
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Sage
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) Symantec
6 1 (1.49%) Websense
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Juniper
6 1 (1.49%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.49%) Apple