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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 140 176 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 25.45% 26.63% 17.12%
As % of the Vendors category 50.91% 52.38% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 118 149 87
Median salary £30,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,950 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
275 336 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 50.00% 50.83% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 216 270 165
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £70,000
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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 66 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Bournemouth -5 66 £29,250 -16.42% 8
Dorchester - 1 £25,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 182 (54.49%) MS Excel
2 137 (41.02%) Windows
3 122 (36.53%) SQL
4 114 (34.13%) SQL Server
5 111 (33.23%) .NET
6 110 (32.93%) C#
7 84 (25.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (23.95%) ASP.NET
9 78 (23.35%) MVC
10 77 (23.05%) Windows Server
11 76 (22.75%) HTML
11 76 (22.75%) Active Directory
12 74 (22.16%) VMware
13 70 (20.96%) CSS
13 70 (20.96%) Visual Studio
13 70 (20.96%) .NET Framework
14 68 (20.36%) MS Exchange
15 61 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (17.66%) T-SQL
17 56 (16.77%) Office 365
18 55 (16.47%) Software Engineering
19 52 (15.57%) JavaScript
20 51 (15.27%) Citrix
21 49 (14.67%) MS Office
21 49 (14.67%) Finance
21 49 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
22 48 (14.37%) Entity Framework
22 48 (14.37%) Degree
23 44 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
24 39 (11.68%) 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 68 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (5.69%) IIS
6 11 (3.29%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.10%) Apache
7 7 (2.10%) CMS
7 7 (2.10%) JBoss
8 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.30%) Node.js
9 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 182 (54.49%) MS Excel
2 49 (14.67%) MS Office
3 14 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.39%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (16.77%) Office 365
2 18 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.59%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.38%) SAN
2 29 (8.68%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.89%) VoIP
3 23 (6.89%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (5.39%) Internet
4 18 (5.39%) VPN
5 16 (4.79%) Ethernet
5 16 (4.79%) NFC
5 16 (4.79%) RS-232
5 16 (4.79%) RS-485
5 16 (4.79%) Wireless
6 7 (2.10%) Firewall
7 6 (1.80%) DNS
8 5 (1.50%) DHCP
8 5 (1.50%) LAN
9 4 (1.20%) VLAN
9 4 (1.20%) WAN
10 2 (0.60%) NAS
10 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (6.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.39%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.29%) MS Access
10 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 5 (1.50%) MySQL
12 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.50%) QlikView
12 5 (1.50%) SQLite
12 5 (1.50%) SSDT
13 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.30%) DTS
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 70 (20.96%) Visual Studio
2 32 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.10%) Subversion
5 6 (1.80%) TortoiseSVN
5 6 (1.80%) VisualSVN
6 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.50%) JIRA
6 5 (1.50%) MSI
7 3 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.90%) Selenium
7 3 (0.90%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 49 (14.67%) Finance
2 19 (5.69%) Retail
3 16 (4.79%) Banking
4 15 (4.49%) Marketing
5 11 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.69%) Legal
7 4 (1.20%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
9 2 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (35.63%) Developer
2 66 (19.76%) Analyst
3 59 (17.66%) Support Engineer
4 45 (13.47%) Software Developer
5 33 (9.88%) C# Developer
6 32 (9.58%) .NET Developer
7 31 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (8.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 26 (7.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 26 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (7.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (7.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (6.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (6.89%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (6.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (6.89%) IT Support
12 20 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
12 20 (5.99%) Web Developer
13 18 (5.39%) Senior Developer
14 16 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (33.23%) .NET
2 80 (23.95%) ASP.NET
3 76 (22.75%) HTML
4 70 (20.96%) .NET Framework
4 70 (20.96%) CSS
5 49 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (14.37%) Entity Framework
7 36 (10.78%) jQuery
8 32 (9.58%) Web Services
9 29 (8.68%) LINQ
9 29 (8.68%) WCF
10 26 (7.78%) SOAP
11 23 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 21 (6.29%) COM
12 21 (6.29%) REST
13 19 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (5.39%) WinForms
15 17 (5.09%) AngularJS
15 17 (5.09%) Razor View Engine
16 13 (3.89%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.09%) Driving Licence
2 17 (5.09%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (3.89%) iPad
4 10 (2.99%) Hedge funds
5 9 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.60%) Statistics
10 1 (0.30%) BYOD
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Handset
10 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.30%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 137 (41.02%) Windows
2 84 (25.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 77 (23.05%) Windows Server
4 38 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (5.69%) Apple iOS
7 17 (5.09%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.19%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.89%) Mac OS X
10 11 (3.29%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.69%) Android
12 8 (2.40%) Linux
13 4 (1.20%) Unix
13 4 (1.20%) Windows CE
13 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.35%) MVC
2 55 (16.47%) Software Engineering
3 44 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (11.68%) Web Development
5 34 (10.18%) Mentoring
6 24 (7.19%) Scrum
7 23 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (6.59%) OO
9 21 (6.29%) ITIL
9 21 (6.29%) Service Delivery
10 20 (5.99%) CRM
11 19 (5.69%) Analytics
12 17 (5.09%) TDD
13 16 (4.79%) Systems Analysis
14 15 (4.49%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (4.49%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.19%) Data Analysis
15 14 (4.19%) Data Modelling
15 14 (4.19%) Project Management
15 14 (4.19%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 122 (36.53%) SQL
2 110 (32.93%) C#
3 59 (17.66%) T-SQL
4 52 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.38%) C
6 23 (6.89%) Java
7 22 (6.59%) VB.NET
8 21 (6.29%) C++
9 20 (5.99%) VB
10 18 (5.39%) VB6
10 18 (5.39%) VC++
11 7 (2.10%) VBA
12 6 (1.80%) PHP
13 5 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.30%) Python
14 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (14.37%) Degree
3 22 (6.59%) MCPD
4 18 (5.39%) MCTS
5 15 (4.49%) MCSE
6 13 (3.89%) MCSA
7 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.20%) MCP
10 3 (0.90%) GIAC
11 2 (0.60%) CCA
11 2 (0.60%) CCEA
11 2 (0.60%) CCEE
11 2 (0.60%) MCDST
11 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.30%) CCNA
12 1 (0.30%) CCNP
12 1 (0.30%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (22.75%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (11.08%) XenApp
4 34 (10.18%) Hyper-V
5 23 (6.89%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (3.29%) SCCM
2 7 (2.10%) SCOM
3 5 (1.50%) Control-M
3 5 (1.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 74 (22.16%) VMware
2 51 (15.27%) Citrix
3 19 (5.69%) Oracle
4 18 (5.39%) SAP
5 12 (3.59%) Google
6 11 (3.29%) HP
7 9 (2.69%) EMC
8 7 (2.10%) DataCore
8 7 (2.10%) Dell
9 6 (1.80%) Guidewire
10 5 (1.50%) Cisco
10 5 (1.50%) Informatica
10 5 (1.50%) Splunk
11 4 (1.20%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.20%) NetApp
12 3 (0.90%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.90%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.60%) AppSense
13 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum 28days hols, overtime, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Salary: From £28,143 to £32,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Salary: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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Poole
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
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