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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Dorset
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 76 185 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.08% 23.33% 30.59%
As % of the Vendors category 38.38% 46.02% 61.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73 158 211
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,420 £17,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
198 402 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 44.49% 50.69% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 174 285 329
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Dorset

Microsoft
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -3 39 £40,000 +10.72% 2
Bournemouth -8 28 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Shaftesbury - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 83 (44.39%) Windows
2 80 (42.78%) MS Excel
3 75 (40.11%) Active Directory
4 63 (33.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (26.20%) C#
6 49 (26.20%) .NET
7 47 (25.13%) VMware
8 45 (24.06%) Citrix
8 45 (24.06%) Office 365
9 44 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 44 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 44 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 43 (22.99%) SQL
11 42 (22.46%) SQL Server
12 40 (21.39%) CSS
13 39 (20.86%) SAN
14 38 (20.32%) HTML
14 38 (20.32%) XenApp
15 37 (19.79%) ASP.NET
16 35 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2013
16 35 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2010
17 34 (18.18%) XenDesktop
18 33 (17.65%) MVC
19 32 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (15.51%) Finance
21 24 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (12.83%) Visual Studio
21 24 (12.83%) Web Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 35 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.88%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.14%) CMS
5 4 (2.14%) IIS
6 3 (1.60%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.07%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.53%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.53%) Kentico
Applications
1 80 (42.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.07%) CATIA
3 2 (1.07%) MS Project
3 2 (1.07%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.53%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (24.06%) Office 365
2 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.81%) Basecamp
3 9 (4.81%) Dropbox
3 9 (4.81%) G Suite
3 9 (4.81%) GitHub
3 9 (4.81%) Slack
3 9 (4.81%) Trello
4 5 (2.67%) IaaS
5 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.07%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.86%) SAN
2 7 (3.74%) DNS
3 6 (3.21%) DHCP
3 6 (3.21%) Firewall
3 6 (3.21%) VPN
4 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.14%) VLAN
5 3 (1.60%) HTTP
5 3 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.07%) Network Security
6 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) MPLS
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) VoIP
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
7 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (12.83%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.81%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.60%) Selenium
5 2 (1.07%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.07%) JIRA
5 2 (1.07%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (15.51%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Advertising
3 2 (1.07%) Games
3 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.07%) Marketing
3 2 (1.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (31.55%) Support Engineer
2 52 (27.81%) Developer
3 36 (19.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 35 (18.72%) 3rd Line Support
4 35 (18.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 34 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 32 (17.11%) .NET Developer
7 27 (14.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (13.90%) IT Support
9 22 (11.76%) IT Engineer
9 22 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (10.16%) Software Developer
11 14 (7.49%) Senior Developer
12 13 (6.95%) Analyst
12 13 (6.95%) Consultant
13 12 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
15 10 (5.35%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.20%) .NET
2 40 (21.39%) CSS
3 38 (20.32%) HTML
4 37 (19.79%) ASP.NET
5 32 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (8.02%) HTML5
6 15 (8.02%) jQuery
7 14 (7.49%) CSS3
8 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.74%) WinForms
10 6 (3.21%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.21%) Web Services
11 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 2 (1.07%) Angular 2
12 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.07%) COM
12 2 (1.07%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (1.07%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.14%) PMI
4 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.07%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.07%) PDA
5 2 (1.07%) Social Media
6 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (44.39%) Windows
2 63 (33.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.02%) Linux
6 6 (3.21%) AIX
7 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.60%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.65%) MVC
3 24 (12.83%) Web Development
4 16 (8.56%) Project Management
5 15 (8.02%) PRINCE2
6 14 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.95%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 10 (5.35%) Presales
10 8 (4.28%) OO
10 8 (4.28%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (3.74%) Database Security
11 7 (3.74%) DevOps
11 7 (3.74%) ERP
11 7 (3.74%) HOOD
11 7 (3.74%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.21%) SDLC
12 6 (3.21%) TDD
12 6 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.20%) C#
2 44 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 43 (22.99%) SQL
4 5 (2.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.60%) Java
5 3 (1.60%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) Ruby
6 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.07%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.07%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.28%) MCSE
3 5 (2.67%) MCP
3 5 (2.67%) MCSA
4 4 (2.14%) CCA
4 4 (2.14%) CCEA
4 4 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.14%) Degree
4 4 (2.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.60%) CCNA
5 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCSD
6 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
6 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (40.11%) Active Directory
2 38 (20.32%) XenApp
3 34 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 9 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) SCOM
2 3 (1.60%) Ansible
2 3 (1.60%) Puppet
2 3 (1.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (25.13%) VMware
2 45 (24.06%) Citrix
3 15 (8.02%) Cisco
4 10 (5.35%) Google
4 10 (5.35%) Oracle
5 5 (2.67%) SAP
6 4 (2.14%) AppSense
6 4 (2.14%) EMC
7 3 (1.60%) Draytek
7 3 (1.60%) Juniper
7 3 (1.60%) Lotus
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.07%) Facebook
8 2 (1.07%) NetApp
8 2 (1.07%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) Baan
9 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.53%) Nintex
9 1 (0.53%) Pegasus
Poole, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum 24days hols,career prog,MS training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + pens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dorset HealthCare NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago