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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 150 153 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.71% 21.22% 22.40%
As % of the Vendors category 48.08% 48.57% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129 120 119
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
312 315 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 41.00% 43.69% 49.13%
Number of salaries quoted 231 235 211
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 80 £27,500 -15.38% 11
Poole +1 24 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Wimborne -4 6 - - 2
Ferndown 0 2 £21,000 -
Weymouth 0 1 - - 1
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Dorchester - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 148 (47.59%) MS Excel
2 136 (43.73%) Windows
3 96 (30.87%) Active Directory
4 87 (27.97%) .NET
5 83 (26.69%) SQL Server
6 75 (24.12%) VMware
7 73 (23.47%) Citrix
8 70 (22.51%) C#
9 64 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 62 (19.94%) ASP.NET
11 60 (19.29%) SQL
12 56 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
13 53 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (16.40%) MS Exchange
15 46 (14.79%) MVC
15 46 (14.79%) SharePoint
16 45 (14.47%) TCP/IP
17 44 (14.15%) Firewall
18 43 (13.83%) SAN
19 42 (13.50%) MS Office
20 41 (13.18%) JavaScript
21 39 (12.54%) .NET Framework
22 37 (11.90%) HTML
23 36 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
24 35 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
25 34 (10.93%) Degree
25 34 (10.93%) CSS
25 34 (10.93%) MCSE
26 33 (10.61%) jQuery
27 32 (10.29%) MCITP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (16.40%) MS Exchange
2 46 (14.79%) SharePoint
3 35 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (7.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (3.86%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (2.57%) Lync
6 8 (2.57%) IIS
7 7 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.93%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.29%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.96%) WordPress
11 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.64%) Confluence
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.32%) CMS
12 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 148 (47.59%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.50%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) MS Project
5 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (7.07%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.61%) GoldMine
3 5 (1.61%) Exchequer
4 4 (1.29%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.96%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.64%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.40%) Office 365
2 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.47%) TCP/IP
2 44 (14.15%) Firewall
3 43 (13.83%) SAN
4 28 (9.00%) DNS
5 21 (6.75%) DHCP
6 14 (4.50%) WAN
7 12 (3.86%) LAN
8 7 (2.25%) Intranet
9 6 (1.93%) VLAN
10 5 (1.61%) VPN
10 5 (1.61%) VoIP
11 4 (1.29%) ADSL
11 4 (1.29%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.96%) PABX
12 3 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.96%) PBX
12 3 (0.96%) Internet
13 2 (0.64%) 3G
13 2 (0.64%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (2.57%) OLAP
6 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.29%) MS Access
8 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.96%) MySQL
10 2 (0.64%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.64%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (0.64%) Moq
3 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.64%) NCrunch
3 2 (0.64%) NUnit
3 2 (0.64%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.64%) WATIR
3 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (10.29%) Finance
2 13 (4.18%) Manufacturing
2 13 (4.18%) Advertising
3 11 (3.54%) Games
4 10 (3.22%) Retail
5 9 (2.89%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.57%) Marketing
7 7 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.29%) Banking
9 3 (0.96%) Back Office
10 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (23.47%) Developer
2 51 (16.40%) Analyst
3 50 (16.08%) Consultant
4 28 (9.00%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.68%) IT Support
6 23 (7.40%) Support Technician
7 21 (6.75%) Infrastructure Technician
8 20 (6.43%) C# Developer
8 20 (6.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 19 (6.11%) .NET Developer
9 19 (6.11%) Web Developer
10 18 (5.79%) Service Analyst
11 17 (5.47%) Administrator
11 17 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (5.14%) Business Analyst
13 15 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
14 14 (4.50%) Architect
14 14 (4.50%) Senior Developer
15 13 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (27.97%) .NET
2 62 (19.94%) ASP.NET
3 39 (12.54%) .NET Framework
4 37 (11.90%) HTML
5 34 (10.93%) CSS
6 33 (10.61%) jQuery
7 31 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (5.79%) WCF
9 14 (4.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (4.50%) CSS3
10 13 (4.18%) NHibernate
11 12 (3.86%) HTML5
12 9 (2.89%) COM
13 8 (2.57%) MSMQ
14 7 (2.25%) WPF
15 6 (1.93%) Ajax
15 6 (1.93%) Hibernate
16 4 (1.29%) Spring
16 4 (1.29%) XML
16 4 (1.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.79%) Thin Client
2 18 (5.79%) Fat Client
3 13 (4.18%) PKI
4 12 (3.86%) User Experience
5 9 (2.89%) Clustering
6 7 (2.25%) PDA
6 7 (2.25%) CMDB
7 6 (1.93%) Statistics
7 6 (1.93%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.29%) EPoS
8 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.32%) Handset
11 1 (0.32%) iPhone
11 1 (0.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 136 (43.73%) Windows
2 53 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (9.00%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.72%) Windows 8
6 22 (7.07%) Windows Vista
7 14 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.54%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.29%) Android
11 3 (0.96%) UNIX
11 3 (0.96%) Linux
11 3 (0.96%) CentOS
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.79%) MVC
2 30 (9.65%) ITIL
3 28 (9.00%) ERP
4 27 (8.68%) Mentoring
5 21 (6.75%) Software Engineering
6 18 (5.79%) OO
7 17 (5.47%) Data Analysis
7 17 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (5.14%) Project Management
9 12 (3.86%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.86%) OOD
9 12 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.54%) Change Management
11 10 (3.22%) CRM
12 9 (2.89%) iOS Development
12 9 (2.89%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.57%) E-Commerce
14 7 (2.25%) Incident Management
14 7 (2.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (22.51%) C#
2 60 (19.29%) SQL
3 41 (13.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.86%) VB
5 11 (3.54%) Java
6 9 (2.89%) C++
6 9 (2.89%) VC++
7 8 (2.57%) VB6
8 6 (1.93%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.93%) C
8 6 (1.93%) PHP
9 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.93%) MCSE
2 34 (10.93%) Degree
3 32 (10.29%) MCITP
4 28 (9.00%) MCSA
5 20 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (6.11%) CCA
6 19 (6.11%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (5.47%) MCP
8 16 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.54%) MCTS
10 8 (2.57%) MCPD
10 8 (2.57%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.29%) HND
11 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.64%) AAT
13 2 (0.64%) ACCA
13 2 (0.64%) CIMA
14 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 96 (30.87%) Active Directory
2 56 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.93%) vSphere
5 5 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.61%) UAG
5 5 (1.61%) XenApp
5 5 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.96%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.64%) XenServer
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.47%) SCCM
2 16 (5.14%) SCOM
3 14 (4.50%) SCVMM
3 14 (4.50%) SCOrch
4 12 (3.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (1.93%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.29%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.29%) SCSM
6 4 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 75 (24.12%) VMware
2 73 (23.47%) Citrix
3 30 (9.65%) HP
4 24 (7.72%) Dell
5 21 (6.75%) EMC
6 20 (6.43%) DataCore
7 16 (5.14%) Oracle
8 13 (4.18%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.89%) Cisco
9 9 (2.89%) Sage
9 9 (2.89%) Remedy
10 6 (1.93%) Symantec
10 6 (1.93%) Lotus
11 5 (1.61%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.61%) SAP
11 5 (1.61%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.29%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.29%) Panasonic
12 4 (1.29%) Minitab
12 4 (1.29%) Clearswift
Poole, Dorset
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Dorset
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Cross Train to SharePoint
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Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Gold Group
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £37500 per annum - Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Weymouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Profit share & Flexi-time!
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
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Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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