Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 184 191 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.52% 17.87% 18.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.74% 63.46% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 170 200 256
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £29,750 £28,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% +3.93% -11.92%
10th Percentile £18,725 £17,950 £16,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
South West median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +7.69%

Windows 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 298 301 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.75% 28.16% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 258 288 391
Dorset median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Dorset

Windows
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Windows in Dorset

Windows
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Dorset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Dorset

Windows
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 within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Poole -5 71 £36,500 +16.80% 6
Bournemouth -2 70 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Wimborne -6 23 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Weymouth - 6 £22,750 - 1
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
Windows
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 67 (36.41%) Active Directory
2 64 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 50 (27.17%) VMware
3 50 (27.17%) Linux
3 50 (27.17%) Windows Server
4 46 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (23.91%) JavaScript
7 43 (23.37%) C#
7 43 (23.37%) OOP
8 42 (22.83%) Citrix
8 42 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (22.28%) CSS
9 41 (22.28%) HTML
9 41 (22.28%) .NET
10 37 (20.11%) C++
11 36 (19.57%) OO
11 36 (19.57%) TDD
12 32 (17.39%) Office 365
13 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
14 30 (16.30%) Software Engineering
15 25 (13.59%) SAN
16 24 (13.04%) TCP/IP
16 24 (13.04%) SQL
17 23 (12.50%) MySQL
17 23 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (11.96%) MVC
19 21 (11.41%) Apache
19 21 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
20 20 (10.87%) SQL Server

Windows
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 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.41%) Apache
2 21 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.39%) Office 365
2 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.63%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.59%) SAN
2 24 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.24%) DNS
4 8 (4.35%) DDNS
5 7 (3.80%) DHCP
5 7 (3.80%) IPsec
5 7 (3.80%) NetScaler
5 7 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (3.80%) VLAN
5 7 (3.80%) VPN
6 6 (3.26%) BGP
6 6 (3.26%) L2TP
6 6 (3.26%) MPLS
6 6 (3.26%) OSPF
6 6 (3.26%) PPP
7 5 (2.72%) Firewall
7 5 (2.72%) NAS
7 5 (2.72%) WAN
8 4 (2.17%) Wireless
9 3 (1.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.50%) MySQL
2 20 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.43%) MSTest
2 10 (5.43%) NUnit
3 2 (1.09%) Ranorex
3 2 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.54%) Hudson
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Subversion
4 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (5.98%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Music Industry
3 4 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (1.09%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (29.89%) Developer
2 40 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 28 (15.22%) Software Engineer
4 22 (11.96%) IT Support
5 21 (11.41%) .NET Developer
6 20 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 18 (9.78%) IT Engineer
8 16 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 16 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 16 (8.70%) Web Developer
9 15 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (7.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (7.07%) Support Technician
12 12 (6.52%) Active Directory Support
13 10 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (5.43%) ICT Support
13 10 (5.43%) PHP Developer
13 10 (5.43%) PHP Web Developer
14 9 (4.89%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.28%) .NET
1 41 (22.28%) CSS
1 41 (22.28%) HTML
2 17 (9.24%) jQuery
3 16 (8.70%) LAMP
3 16 (8.70%) LESS
3 16 (8.70%) Sass
3 16 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (6.52%) WinForms
5 9 (4.89%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.89%) WPF
6 8 (4.35%) Ninject
6 8 (4.35%) Spring.NET
7 7 (3.80%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.17%) Node.js
11 2 (1.09%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.26%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.72%) Clustering
5 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.09%) PlayStation
5 2 (1.09%) Smart City
5 2 (1.09%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.17%) Linux
1 50 (27.17%) Windows Server
2 46 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.80%) Mac OS
5 7 (3.80%) Unix
6 5 (2.72%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.09%) Android
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.37%) OOP
3 36 (19.57%) OO
3 36 (19.57%) TDD
4 30 (16.30%) Software Engineering
5 22 (11.96%) MVC
6 17 (9.24%) ITIL
7 16 (8.70%) SEO
7 16 (8.70%) Web Development
8 12 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.89%) MVVM
9 9 (4.89%) Scrum
10 8 (4.35%) Change Management
10 8 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (4.35%) Kanban
10 8 (4.35%) Line Management
10 8 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 8 (4.35%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.80%) Project Management
12 6 (3.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 43 (23.37%) C#
3 37 (20.11%) C++
4 24 (13.04%) SQL
5 20 (10.87%) Java
6 17 (9.24%) PHP
7 11 (5.98%) VB
7 11 (5.98%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.35%) Python
9 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.26%) C
9 6 (3.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) Delphi
10 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.15%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.89%) MCSE
5 8 (4.35%) CCEA
5 8 (4.35%) CCNA
5 8 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (3.80%) Degree
7 6 (3.26%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.72%) CCA
8 5 (2.72%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.17%) CCENT
9 4 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.63%) MCP
10 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.63%) VCP5
10 3 (1.63%) VCP6
11 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.09%) MCSA
11 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.54%) DICOM
2 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 67 (36.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.24%) XenDesktop
4 16 (8.70%) XenApp
5 11 (5.98%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.80%) vSphere
7 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 64 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 50 (27.17%) VMware
3 42 (22.83%) Citrix
4 13 (7.07%) Cisco
5 8 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.26%) Juniper
7 5 (2.72%) HP
8 4 (2.17%) Dell
9 3 (1.63%) Apple
9 3 (1.63%) DataCore
9 3 (1.63%) EMC
9 3 (1.63%) Google
10 2 (1.09%) SAP
11 1 (0.54%) IBM
11 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com