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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 207 112 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 30.67% 16.84% 21.82%
As % of the Vendors category 58.47% 40.14% 48.71%
Number of salaries quoted 189 93 128
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,975 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,700 £46,000
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
354 279 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 52.44% 41.95% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 300 226 249
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +7 102 £34,000 +4.61% 19
Poole +1 70 £35,000 -15.66% 6
Weymouth +1 5 - -
Ferndown - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 175 (48.61%) Windows
2 168 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 109 (30.28%) .NET
4 108 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 105 (29.17%) Citrix
6 96 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 93 (25.83%) SQL
8 90 (25.00%) VMware
9 89 (24.72%) MS Exchange
10 88 (24.44%) C#
11 86 (23.89%) ASP.NET
12 84 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 83 (23.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 73 (20.28%) HTML
14 73 (20.28%) JavaScript
15 72 (20.00%) CSS
16 70 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 67 (18.61%) SAN
18 66 (18.33%) MCSE
19 58 (16.11%) MVC
20 54 (15.00%) Project Management
21 52 (14.44%) MS Office
22 49 (13.61%) EMC
23 47 (13.06%) jQuery
23 47 (13.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 46 (12.78%) CCA
24 46 (12.78%) Citrix Certification
25 43 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
26 42 (11.67%) .NET Framework
27 41 (11.39%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 89 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (9.44%) Lync
4 27 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (3.89%) WordPress
7 13 (3.61%) IIS
8 12 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.94%) CMS
12 6 (1.67%) Drupal
12 6 (1.67%) Joomla!
13 5 (1.39%) SAS
14 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.56%) Confluence
16 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 168 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 52 (14.44%) MS Office
3 8 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.39%) MS Project
5 3 (0.83%) SPSS
6 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.67%) Magento
4 4 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.83%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.83%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.28%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.28%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.61%) Office 365
2 12 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (18.61%) SAN
2 41 (11.39%) TCP/IP
3 40 (11.11%) Firewall
4 28 (7.78%) NetScaler
5 23 (6.39%) DNS
6 21 (5.83%) LAN
7 19 (5.28%) WAN
8 15 (4.17%) DHCP
9 7 (1.94%) Wireless
9 7 (1.94%) NAS
10 6 (1.67%) Intranet
10 6 (1.67%) VPN
11 4 (1.11%) ADSL
12 3 (0.83%) VoIP
12 3 (0.83%) Internet
13 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.56%) FTP
13 2 (0.56%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.56%) VLAN
14 1 (0.28%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (3.06%) MySQL
5 10 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.11%) OLAP
8 4 (1.11%) MS Access
8 4 (1.11%) FileMaker
8 4 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.83%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.22%) JIRA
3 3 (0.83%) ERwin
3 3 (0.83%) NUnit
3 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (0.83%) Moq
4 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.56%) NCrunch
4 2 (0.56%) ReSharper
4 2 (0.56%) WATIR
4 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.28%) MSTest
5 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (6.11%) Finance
2 15 (4.17%) Retail
3 12 (3.33%) Marketing
4 10 (2.78%) Advertising
5 8 (2.22%) Banking
6 6 (1.67%) Games
6 6 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.39%) Legal
7 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 103 (28.61%) Developer
2 78 (21.67%) Consultant
3 52 (14.44%) Analyst
3 52 (14.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 40 (11.11%) IT Support
5 34 (9.44%) Software Developer
6 31 (8.61%) Support Engineer
7 25 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
8 23 (6.39%) .NET Developer
8 23 (6.39%) Senior Consultant
9 22 (6.11%) Web Developer
10 21 (5.83%) Support Technician
11 20 (5.56%) C# Developer
11 20 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
12 19 (5.28%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
13 16 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (4.44%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (30.28%) .NET
2 86 (23.89%) ASP.NET
3 73 (20.28%) HTML
4 72 (20.00%) CSS
5 47 (13.06%) jQuery
6 43 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (11.67%) .NET Framework
8 24 (6.67%) Web Services
9 19 (5.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (5.00%) Classic ASP
10 18 (5.00%) WinForms
11 17 (4.72%) HTML5
12 16 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (4.17%) CSS3
14 13 (3.61%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (3.61%) AngularJS
14 13 (3.61%) WCF
15 12 (3.33%) LINQ
15 12 (3.33%) Ajax
16 10 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.72%) Thin Client
1 17 (4.72%) Fat Client
1 17 (4.72%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.22%) PKI
4 6 (1.67%) User Experience
5 5 (1.39%) CMDB
5 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.11%) Clustering
7 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.83%) Open Source
7 3 (0.83%) PDA
8 2 (0.56%) Statistics
8 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.56%) EPoS
8 2 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 175 (48.61%) Windows
2 70 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (5.83%) Windows 7
4 21 (5.83%) Windows Vista
5 20 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 12 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.28%) Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.11%) MVC
2 54 (15.00%) Project Management
3 21 (5.83%) ITIL
4 19 (5.28%) Web Development
4 19 (5.28%) Mentoring
5 18 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (4.72%) OO
7 16 (4.44%) Migration
7 16 (4.44%) Data Analysis
7 16 (4.44%) Time Management
7 16 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (3.61%) ERP
10 12 (3.33%) Software Engineering
11 11 (3.06%) OOP
12 10 (2.78%) CRM
12 10 (2.78%) Performance Management
13 9 (2.50%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.22%) Data Modelling
14 8 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.83%) SQL
2 88 (24.44%) C#
3 73 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 25 (6.94%) VB.NET
5 18 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.33%) PHP
7 7 (1.94%) VB
8 3 (0.83%) Java
8 3 (0.83%) VBA
9 2 (0.56%) Ruby
9 2 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) X++
10 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 84 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (18.33%) MCSE
3 47 (13.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (12.78%) CCA
4 46 (12.78%) Citrix Certification
5 41 (11.39%) Degree
6 37 (10.28%) MCSA
7 29 (8.06%) CCEA
7 29 (8.06%) MCITP
7 29 (8.06%) CCEE
8 23 (6.39%) MCP
9 12 (3.33%) VCP5
9 12 (3.33%) VCP4
10 8 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.11%) MCTS
11 4 (1.11%) AAT
12 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.83%) PMP
13 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.11%) SLA
2 3 (0.83%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 108 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 83 (23.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (11.11%) vSphere
4 39 (10.83%) XenDesktop
5 29 (8.06%) Hyper-V
6 28 (7.78%) XenApp
7 24 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.94%) XenServer
10 5 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.39%) UAG
11 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.83%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.00%) SCCM
2 17 (4.72%) SCOM
3 13 (3.61%) SCVMM
4 10 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 8 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (2.22%) SCSM
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.11%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 105 (29.17%) Citrix
2 90 (25.00%) VMware
3 49 (13.61%) EMC
4 33 (9.17%) AppSense
5 27 (7.50%) HP
6 21 (5.83%) Dell
7 19 (5.28%) Oracle
8 16 (4.44%) SAP
9 15 (4.17%) DataCore
10 8 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.22%) SonicWALL
11 7 (1.94%) Veeam
12 6 (1.67%) Zend
13 5 (1.39%) Remedy
13 5 (1.39%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.11%) Hyperion
14 4 (1.11%) Cognos
14 4 (1.11%) IBM
14 4 (1.11%) Symantec
14 4 (1.11%) TARGIT
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 Day Holiday Pension Flexi-hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum Progression opportunities to £40,847
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 15% bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £24,057 to £27,864 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £37000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago