Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 78 94
Rank change year-on-year -37 +16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.22% 1.98% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 7.06% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 39
Dorset median annual salary £20,000 £28,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.82% +1.79% +1.82%
10th Percentile £18,800 £22,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £24,200 £31,950 £33,750
South West median annual salary £23,250 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% -3.57% +1.82%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 350 269 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.62% 27.99% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 318 251 440
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Dorset

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Dorset.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Dorset

Windows 8
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -15 1 £19,500 -31.58% 1
Weymouth - 1 £20,000 -
Blandford Forum - 1 £25,000 - 1
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) VMware