The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 208 94 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.20% 18.43% 19.84%
As % of the Vendors category 50.73% 47.72% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 189 80 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £19,000 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
South West

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

Vendors Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
410 197 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 51.64% 38.63% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 364 153 164
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,975 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Dorset

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dorset

Microsoft
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth 0 122 £40,000 +23.07% 12
Poole +3 75 £34,000 -12.25% 8
Wimborne +6 1 £42,500 - 1
Weymouth -4 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 214 (50.71%) Windows
2 201 (47.63%) .NET
3 172 (40.76%) C#
4 167 (39.57%) ASP.NET
5 166 (39.34%) SQL Server
6 165 (39.10%) MS Excel
7 162 (38.39%) SQL
8 131 (31.04%) MVC
9 123 (29.15%) CSS
10 116 (27.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 115 (27.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 109 (25.83%) HTML
13 102 (24.17%) Citrix
13 102 (24.17%) Active Directory
14 100 (23.70%) JavaScript
15 92 (21.80%) MS Exchange
16 91 (21.56%) jQuery
17 84 (19.91%) VMware
18 79 (18.72%) MCSE
19 77 (18.25%) .NET Framework
20 70 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
21 67 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
22 64 (15.17%) T-SQL
23 62 (14.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 60 (14.22%) Visual Studio
25 58 (13.74%) Degree
26 57 (13.51%) SAN
27 52 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
28 49 (11.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
29 48 (11.37%) CCA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 92 (21.80%) MS Exchange
2 43 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (9.72%) Lync
4 37 (8.77%) IIS
5 24 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (4.50%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.08%) WordPress
8 12 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (2.13%) Drupal
10 9 (2.13%) CMS
10 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.90%) JBoss
11 8 (1.90%) Apache
12 7 (1.66%) Joomla!
13 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.18%) SAS
14 5 (1.18%) Node.js
15 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 165 (39.10%) MS Excel
2 47 (11.14%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.71%) SPSS
4 3 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.71%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.06%) Office 365
2 15 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.71%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.51%) SAN
2 40 (9.48%) Firewall
3 38 (9.00%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.64%) NetScaler
5 24 (5.69%) WAN
6 20 (4.74%) LAN
7 13 (3.08%) DNS
8 7 (1.66%) VoIP
8 7 (1.66%) DHCP
9 6 (1.42%) Wireless
10 5 (1.18%) VLAN
10 5 (1.18%) NAS
10 5 (1.18%) Internet
11 4 (0.95%) MPLS
11 4 (0.95%) LDAP
12 3 (0.71%) PABX
12 3 (0.71%) VPN
13 2 (0.47%) FTP
13 2 (0.47%) DMZ
14 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.84%) MySQL
5 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.42%) DB2
9 6 (1.42%) Informix
9 6 (1.42%) IDMS
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.18%) Star Schema
11 4 (0.95%) FileMaker
12 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.71%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 60 (14.22%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.11%) NUnit
2 30 (7.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (3.55%) Subversion
3 15 (3.55%) TeamCity
3 15 (3.55%) Log4Net
4 14 (3.32%) MSTest
4 14 (3.32%) Moq
5 11 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.90%) JIRA
7 5 (1.18%) ERwin
8 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
General
1 30 (7.11%) Finance
2 14 (3.32%) Marketing
3 11 (2.61%) Banking
4 9 (2.13%) Retail
5 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.18%) Legal
8 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.95%) Advertising
8 4 (0.95%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 175 (41.47%) Developer
2 82 (19.43%) Consultant
3 71 (16.82%) .NET Developer
4 63 (14.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 54 (12.80%) Software Developer
6 53 (12.56%) C# Developer
6 53 (12.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (12.09%) Analyst
8 43 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (8.53%) IT Support
10 33 (7.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (7.11%) Support Engineer
12 28 (6.64%) Support Analyst
13 25 (5.92%) IT Support Engineer
14 22 (5.21%) Web Developer
14 22 (5.21%) Senior Consultant
14 22 (5.21%) Architect
15 18 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
16 15 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
17 13 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (47.63%) .NET
2 167 (39.57%) ASP.NET
3 123 (29.15%) CSS
4 115 (27.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 109 (25.83%) HTML
6 91 (21.56%) jQuery
7 77 (18.25%) .NET Framework
8 62 (14.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 42 (9.95%) AngularJS
11 40 (9.48%) LINQ
11 40 (9.48%) WCF
11 40 (9.48%) WinForms
11 40 (9.48%) Classic ASP
12 35 (8.29%) Razor View Engine
13 30 (7.11%) Web Services
14 24 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (5.45%) WPF
16 17 (4.03%) NHibernate
16 17 (4.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.98%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.27%) Thin Client
2 18 (4.27%) Fat Client
3 14 (3.32%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (2.61%) Replication
5 9 (2.13%) Clustering
6 7 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.18%) Open Source
7 5 (1.18%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.71%) PKI
8 3 (0.71%) Handset
8 3 (0.71%) User Experience
9 2 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.47%) PDA
9 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.47%) EPoS
9 2 (0.47%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 214 (50.71%) Windows
2 70 (16.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (4.74%) Windows Vista
5 16 (3.79%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.61%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.66%) Linux
10 5 (1.18%) Android
10 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.47%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (31.04%) MVC
2 47 (11.14%) Project Management
3 45 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (9.95%) Web Development
5 39 (9.24%) Software Engineering
6 28 (6.64%) Time Management
7 26 (6.16%) Migration
8 21 (4.98%) ITIL
9 20 (4.74%) SOA
10 19 (4.50%) Scrum
10 19 (4.50%) Web Application Development
11 18 (4.27%) Service Delivery
12 17 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.03%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.79%) OO
14 15 (3.55%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (3.55%) Active Record
15 14 (3.32%) MVVM
15 14 (3.32%) TDD
15 14 (3.32%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 172 (40.76%) C#
2 162 (38.39%) SQL
3 100 (23.70%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.17%) T-SQL
5 42 (9.95%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.03%) PHP
7 13 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.90%) Java
9 6 (1.42%) Perl
9 6 (1.42%) VB
9 6 (1.42%) C
9 6 (1.42%) VBA
9 6 (1.42%) Python
10 2 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.24%) X++
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (27.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (18.72%) MCSE
3 58 (13.74%) Degree
4 49 (11.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 48 (11.37%) CCA
5 48 (11.37%) Citrix Certification
6 43 (10.19%) MCSA
7 34 (8.06%) MCP
8 30 (7.11%) CCEA
8 30 (7.11%) CCEE
9 24 (5.69%) MCITP
10 16 (3.79%) MCSD
11 12 (2.84%) VCP5
11 12 (2.84%) VCP4
12 10 (2.37%) CCNA
12 10 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.95%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.71%) MCPD
14 3 (0.71%) AAT
14 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.18%) Solvency II
2 4 (0.95%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (24.17%) Active Directory
2 67 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.19%) vSphere
4 36 (8.53%) XenDesktop
5 32 (7.58%) Hyper-V
6 31 (7.35%) XenApp
7 25 (5.92%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.66%) XenServer
10 4 (0.95%) vCloud
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (4.98%) SCCM
2 15 (3.55%) SCOM
3 8 (1.90%) SCSM
4 7 (1.66%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.18%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.18%) Oracle EDQ
6 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.71%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 102 (24.17%) Citrix
2 84 (19.91%) VMware
3 41 (9.72%) EMC
4 34 (8.06%) AppSense
5 30 (7.11%) Oracle
6 21 (4.98%) Cisco
7 15 (3.55%) HP
8 13 (3.08%) SAP
9 10 (2.37%) Dell
10 7 (1.66%) Sybase
10 7 (1.66%) SonicWALL
10 7 (1.66%) Zend
11 6 (1.42%) Veeam
11 6 (1.42%) Symantec
12 5 (1.18%) Telerik
12 5 (1.18%) DataCore
13 4 (0.95%) Webroot
13 4 (0.95%) IBM
13 4 (0.95%) Juniper
14 3 (0.71%) Tableau
Poole, Dorset
Bristow Holland
Salary: £18k - 21.5k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3500 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-60k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Candidate Source
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 43,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago