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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 186 100 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.50% 16.89% 21.07%
As % of the Vendors category 50.82% 47.39% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 160 80 101
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,975 £18,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,000
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
366 211 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 52.14% 35.64% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 299 155 201
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 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 April 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 +10 111 £35,000 +12.90% 16
Poole +8 58 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Wimborne +7 7 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 218 (52.66%) Windows
2 195 (47.10%) .NET
3 174 (42.03%) C#
4 167 (40.34%) MS Excel
5 165 (39.86%) ASP.NET
6 155 (37.44%) SQL Server
7 154 (37.20%) SQL
8 132 (31.88%) MVC
9 119 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 118 (28.50%) CSS
10 118 (28.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 106 (25.60%) Active Directory
12 104 (25.12%) HTML
13 102 (24.64%) Citrix
14 97 (23.43%) MS Exchange
15 91 (21.98%) VMware
16 90 (21.74%) JavaScript
17 88 (21.26%) jQuery
18 78 (18.84%) MCSE
18 78 (18.84%) .NET Framework
19 76 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
20 69 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
21 67 (16.18%) Entity Framework
21 67 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
22 64 (15.46%) T-SQL
23 60 (14.49%) Visual Studio
24 58 (14.01%) Degree
25 54 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
26 53 (12.80%) SAN
27 48 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 97 (23.43%) MS Exchange
2 54 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.66%) Lync
4 39 (9.42%) IIS
5 33 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.90%) WordPress
8 11 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (2.66%) CMS
9 10 (2.42%) Drupal
9 10 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.93%) Joomla!
10 8 (1.93%) JBoss
10 8 (1.93%) Apache
11 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.21%) Node.js
13 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.48%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 167 (40.34%) MS Excel
2 41 (9.90%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Magento
2 6 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.42%) Office 365
2 16 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.80%) SAN
2 41 (9.90%) Firewall
3 39 (9.42%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.35%) WAN
4 18 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 14 (3.38%) LAN
6 10 (2.42%) DNS
7 7 (1.69%) VoIP
7 7 (1.69%) DHCP
8 6 (1.45%) Internet
9 5 (1.21%) VLAN
10 4 (0.97%) MPLS
10 4 (0.97%) LDAP
10 4 (0.97%) Wireless
11 3 (0.72%) VPN
11 3 (0.72%) NAS
11 3 (0.72%) PABX
12 2 (0.48%) FTP
12 2 (0.48%) DMZ
13 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (37.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.42%) MySQL
4 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.45%) IDMS
7 6 (1.45%) DB2
7 6 (1.45%) Informix
7 6 (1.45%) Star Schema
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.97%) FileMaker
9 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.48%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (14.49%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.73%) NUnit
2 32 (7.73%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (3.86%) Subversion
3 16 (3.86%) TeamCity
3 16 (3.86%) Log4Net
4 15 (3.62%) MSTest
4 15 (3.62%) Moq
5 10 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.69%) JIRA
7 6 (1.45%) ERwin
8 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
General
1 22 (5.31%) Finance
2 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
2 8 (1.93%) Banking
2 8 (1.93%) Marketing
3 7 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.45%) Retail
5 4 (0.97%) Legal
5 4 (0.97%) Local Government
6 3 (0.72%) Advertising
7 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 166 (40.10%) Developer
2 82 (19.81%) Consultant
3 79 (19.08%) .NET Developer
4 63 (15.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 55 (13.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (13.29%) C# Developer
6 46 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 45 (10.87%) Analyst
8 43 (10.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (7.97%) IT Support
9 33 (7.97%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (7.00%) Support Engineer
11 28 (6.76%) Support Analyst
12 24 (5.80%) Architect
13 23 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
14 17 (4.11%) Web Developer
15 16 (3.86%) Junior
16 15 (3.62%) Senior Consultant
16 15 (3.62%) Junior Developer
17 14 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (47.10%) .NET
2 165 (39.86%) ASP.NET
3 119 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 118 (28.50%) CSS
5 104 (25.12%) HTML
6 88 (21.26%) jQuery
7 78 (18.84%) .NET Framework
8 67 (16.18%) Entity Framework
9 42 (10.14%) LINQ
9 42 (10.14%) AngularJS
10 40 (9.66%) WCF
11 39 (9.42%) Classic ASP
11 39 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 35 (8.45%) Razor View Engine
13 34 (8.21%) WinForms
14 27 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (5.80%) Web Services
16 20 (4.83%) WPF
17 18 (4.35%) NHibernate
17 18 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.07%) Thin Client
1 21 (5.07%) Fat Client
2 17 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.62%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (2.17%) Replication
4 9 (2.17%) Clustering
5 8 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.21%) Open Source
8 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.97%) User Experience
9 3 (0.72%) BYOD
9 3 (0.72%) Handset
9 3 (0.72%) Life Science
9 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.48%) PKI
10 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.48%) EPoS
10 2 (0.48%) EMV
10 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 218 (52.66%) Windows
2 76 (18.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (5.31%) Windows Vista
5 19 (4.59%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.17%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.69%) Linux
8 7 (1.69%) Android
8 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.24%) UNIX
11 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (31.88%) MVC
2 43 (10.39%) Web Development
3 40 (9.66%) Project Management
4 39 (9.42%) Software Engineering
5 38 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (8.45%) Migration
7 27 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 23 (5.56%) Time Management
9 21 (5.07%) SOA
10 20 (4.83%) ITIL
11 18 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.35%) Web Application Development
12 17 (4.11%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.11%) Scrum
13 16 (3.86%) Dependency Injection
13 16 (3.86%) Active Record
14 15 (3.62%) MVVM
14 15 (3.62%) Kanban
14 15 (3.62%) TDD
14 15 (3.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.03%) C#
2 154 (37.20%) SQL
3 90 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.46%) T-SQL
5 36 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 15 (3.62%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.62%) PHP
7 9 (2.17%) C
7 9 (2.17%) Java
8 6 (1.45%) Perl
8 6 (1.45%) Python
9 4 (0.97%) VBA
9 4 (0.97%) VB
10 2 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.24%) X++
11 1 (0.24%) VC++
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (28.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (18.84%) MCSE
3 58 (14.01%) Degree
4 48 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 46 (11.11%) CCA
5 46 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 44 (10.63%) MCSA
7 35 (8.45%) MCP
8 28 (6.76%) MCITP
9 25 (6.04%) CCEE
9 25 (6.04%) CCEA
10 19 (4.59%) MCSD
11 10 (2.42%) CCNA
11 10 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.93%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.69%) VCP4
13 7 (1.69%) VCP5
14 4 (0.97%) MCPD
14 4 (0.97%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.45%) Solvency II
2 5 (1.21%) SLA
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.72%) QA
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 106 (25.60%) Active Directory
2 67 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 40 (9.66%) vSphere
5 36 (8.70%) XenApp
6 24 (5.80%) XenDesktop
7 18 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.66%) XenServer
9 7 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.97%) vCloud
11 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (7.25%) SCCM
2 14 (3.38%) SCOM
3 8 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (1.69%) SCSM
5 6 (1.45%) Windows Intune
5 6 (1.45%) Oracle EDQ
6 5 (1.21%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.72%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.24%) WSUS
10 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 102 (24.64%) Citrix
2 91 (21.98%) VMware
3 35 (8.45%) EMC
4 28 (6.76%) Oracle
4 28 (6.76%) AppSense
5 22 (5.31%) Cisco
6 13 (3.14%) HP
7 11 (2.66%) Symantec
8 8 (1.93%) Zend
8 8 (1.93%) MobileIron
8 8 (1.93%) Dell
9 7 (1.69%) SAP
10 6 (1.45%) Sybase
11 5 (1.21%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.21%) Veeam
11 5 (1.21%) DataCore
12 4 (0.97%) Juniper
13 3 (0.72%) Hitachi
13 3 (0.72%) NetApp
13 3 (0.72%) IBM
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hays IT
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE, GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 Dependant on experience +10% Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago