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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 147 146 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 20.16% 17.30% 22.62%
As % of the Vendors category 40.38% 45.77% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 120 126 132
Average salary £35,500 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.60% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £19,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
364 319 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 49.93% 37.80% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 254 237 248
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +7 93 £35,000 +27.27% 18
Poole +6 22 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Wimborne 0 2 £39,000 -
Ferndown - 2 £33,750 -
Weymouth -1 1 - -
Sherborne - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 145 (48.33%) Windows
2 129 (43.00%) MS Excel
3 107 (35.67%) C#
4 102 (34.00%) .NET
5 85 (28.33%) ASP.NET
6 79 (26.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (26.00%) MVC
8 77 (25.67%) VMware
9 76 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (24.67%) SQL
10 74 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 73 (24.33%) Citrix
12 72 (24.00%) MS Exchange
13 70 (23.33%) SQL Server
14 68 (22.67%) HTML
15 67 (22.33%) CSS
16 66 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 61 (20.33%) Active Directory
18 56 (18.67%) .NET Framework
19 53 (17.67%) JavaScript
19 53 (17.67%) MCSE
20 47 (15.67%) SAN
20 47 (15.67%) XenApp
20 47 (15.67%) jQuery
21 44 (14.67%) Project Management
22 41 (13.67%) Visual Studio
22 41 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
22 41 (13.67%) Entity Framework
23 39 (13.00%) MCSA
23 39 (13.00%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 72 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.33%) Lync
3 22 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (6.33%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.00%) CMS
6 10 (3.33%) IIS
7 9 (3.00%) SAS
8 5 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.67%) Apache
9 4 (1.33%) JBoss
10 3 (1.00%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (1.00%) WordPress
10 3 (1.00%) MS Project Server
10 3 (1.00%) Drupal
11 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.67%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 129 (43.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.33%) MS Office
3 9 (3.00%) MS Project
4 8 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.00%) Office 365
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.67%) SAN
2 24 (8.00%) Firewall
3 22 (7.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.33%) VoIP
5 6 (2.00%) WAN
5 6 (2.00%) Internet
6 5 (1.67%) LAN
6 5 (1.67%) VPN
6 5 (1.67%) DNS
7 4 (1.33%) DHCP
7 4 (1.33%) PABX
8 3 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.00%) Network Security
8 3 (1.00%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) IPsec
9 1 (0.33%) VLAN
9 1 (0.33%) MPLS
9 1 (0.33%) DMZ
9 1 (0.33%) Intranet
9 1 (0.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.33%) MySQL
3 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.33%) Star Schema
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.67%) MS Access
8 2 (0.67%) OLAP
8 2 (0.67%) DTS
8 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (13.67%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (3.00%) NUnit
4 5 (1.67%) Moq
4 5 (1.67%) MSTest
5 4 (1.33%) Subversion
5 4 (1.33%) ERwin
6 3 (1.00%) Log4Net
6 3 (1.00%) JIRA
6 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.67%) Yeoman
7 2 (0.67%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.67%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.33%) C++Builder
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.33%) StyleCop
General
1 26 (8.67%) Finance
2 17 (5.67%) Retail
3 13 (4.33%) Advertising
4 9 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.67%) Marketing
6 5 (1.67%) Local Government
6 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.00%) Games
7 3 (1.00%) Banking
7 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (34.00%) Developer
2 47 (15.67%) Consultant
2 47 (15.67%) .NET Developer
3 45 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 41 (13.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 36 (12.00%) Analyst
6 31 (10.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (7.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 18 (6.00%) Support Engineer
11 16 (5.33%) IT Support
12 15 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 15 (5.00%) Junior
13 13 (4.33%) Junior Developer
14 12 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (4.00%) Architect
14 12 (4.00%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
15 11 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (34.00%) .NET
2 85 (28.33%) ASP.NET
3 76 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (22.67%) HTML
5 67 (22.33%) CSS
6 56 (18.67%) .NET Framework
7 47 (15.67%) jQuery
8 41 (13.67%) Entity Framework
9 22 (7.33%) LINQ
10 21 (7.00%) HTML5
11 18 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
12 16 (5.33%) AngularJS
13 15 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (5.00%) WCF
14 14 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (3.67%) Backbone.js
16 10 (3.33%) .NET Compact Framework
16 10 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (3.00%) WPF
17 9 (3.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.67%) Thin Client
3 11 (3.67%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.00%) Statistics
5 6 (2.00%) BYOD
5 6 (2.00%) User Experience
6 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.67%) Handset
6 5 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.33%) iPad
7 4 (1.33%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.33%) iPhone
7 4 (1.33%) Life Science
8 3 (1.00%) Clustering
9 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 145 (48.33%) Windows
2 79 (26.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (7.33%) Windows 7
5 19 (6.33%) Android
6 16 (5.33%) Apple iOS
7 13 (4.33%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 11 (3.67%) Windows CE
10 7 (2.33%) Linux
11 4 (1.33%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.33%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.00%) UNIX
13 2 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) VMS
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.00%) MVC
2 44 (14.67%) Project Management
3 38 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (9.33%) Migration
5 26 (8.67%) OO
6 23 (7.67%) Service Delivery
7 22 (7.33%) ITIL
8 20 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 19 (6.33%) SDLC
10 17 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.67%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.67%) Web Development
11 16 (5.33%) OOP
12 15 (5.00%) Scrum
13 13 (4.33%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.33%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.00%) Android Development
14 12 (4.00%) iOS Development
14 12 (4.00%) Analytics
15 11 (3.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 107 (35.67%) C#
2 74 (24.67%) SQL
3 53 (17.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.33%) C
6 9 (3.00%) PHP
7 8 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.33%) Java
9 3 (1.00%) C++
9 3 (1.00%) VC++
10 2 (0.67%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.33%) PHP4
11 1 (0.33%) VBScript
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (17.67%) MCSE
3 39 (13.00%) MCSA
3 39 (13.00%) MCP
4 38 (12.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (12.33%) CCA
5 37 (12.33%) Citrix Certification
6 32 (10.67%) Degree
7 26 (8.67%) CCEE
7 26 (8.67%) CCEA
8 17 (5.67%) Security Cleared
8 17 (5.67%) MCITP
9 8 (2.67%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.33%) MCSD
11 6 (2.00%) CCNA
12 4 (1.33%) MCPD
13 3 (1.00%) ISEB
14 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.67%) SLA
2 4 (1.33%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (20.33%) Active Directory
2 47 (15.67%) XenApp
3 36 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (9.67%) Hyper-V
5 18 (6.00%) vSphere
6 12 (4.00%) XenServer
7 6 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.67%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (9.00%) SCCM
2 12 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.00%) SCOM
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.67%) SCSM
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 77 (25.67%) VMware
2 73 (24.33%) Citrix
3 28 (9.33%) EMC
4 26 (8.67%) AppSense
5 25 (8.33%) Oracle
6 16 (5.33%) Cisco
7 12 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 12 (4.00%) Symantec
8 11 (3.67%) EPiServer
9 8 (2.67%) Remedy
9 8 (2.67%) Hitachi
9 8 (2.67%) NetApp
10 5 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.33%) Apple
12 3 (1.00%) Reuters
12 3 (1.00%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.00%) SAP
12 3 (1.00%) Avaya
12 3 (1.00%) Veeam
13 2 (0.67%) Zend
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorset
Palm Mason
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
JM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + flexible benefits & relocation assistance
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £27,864 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago