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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 147 173 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.33% 22.97% 22.33%
As % of the Vendors category 46.52% 50.73% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128 136 101
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £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
316 341 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 37.26% 45.29% 46.68%
Number of salaries quoted 238 254 190
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £25,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 27 August 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 -8 82 £27,500 -15.38% 8
Poole +4 32 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Wimborne -2 5 - - 1
Weymouth -1 1 - -
Dorchester - 1 - -
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 136 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 127 (43.94%) Windows
3 89 (30.80%) Active Directory
4 80 (27.68%) .NET
5 77 (26.64%) SQL Server
6 69 (23.88%) VMware
7 66 (22.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (21.80%) C#
9 61 (21.11%) Citrix
10 56 (19.38%) ASP.NET
11 51 (17.65%) SQL
12 48 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (15.92%) MS Office
15 42 (14.53%) SharePoint
15 42 (14.53%) MVC
16 41 (14.19%) MS Exchange
16 41 (14.19%) TCP/IP
17 39 (13.49%) Firewall
18 37 (12.80%) SAN
19 34 (11.76%) JavaScript
19 34 (11.76%) Finance
20 33 (11.42%) MCSE
20 33 (11.42%) Degree
20 33 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
21 32 (11.07%) .NET Framework
22 31 (10.73%) jQuery
22 31 (10.73%) ITIL
23 30 (10.38%) HTML
24 29 (10.03%) MCSA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (14.53%) SharePoint
2 41 (14.19%) MS Exchange
3 29 (10.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.11%) IIS
5 9 (3.11%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.42%) Lync
7 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.08%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.04%) WordPress
9 2 (0.69%) Confluence
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 136 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 46 (15.92%) MS Office
3 4 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) MS Project
5 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (6.92%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.73%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (1.73%) GoldMine
4 5 (1.73%) Exchequer
5 3 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (1.04%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.69%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.23%) Office 365
2 12 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.19%) TCP/IP
2 39 (13.49%) Firewall
3 37 (12.80%) SAN
4 28 (9.69%) DNS
5 19 (6.57%) DHCP
6 16 (5.54%) WAN
7 13 (4.50%) LAN
8 7 (2.42%) Intranet
9 5 (1.73%) VoIP
9 5 (1.73%) VPN
9 5 (1.73%) VLAN
10 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.04%) PABX
10 3 (1.04%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.04%) ADSL
10 3 (1.04%) PBX
11 2 (0.69%) Internet
12 1 (0.35%) 3G
12 1 (0.35%) IPv6
12 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.42%) Oracle OLAP
5 7 (2.42%) OLAP
6 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.04%) MySQL
7 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.04%) MS Access
8 2 (0.69%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.69%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (0.69%) Moq
3 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.69%) NCrunch
3 2 (0.69%) NUnit
3 2 (0.69%) Subversion
3 2 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.69%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.69%) WATIR
3 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (11.76%) Finance
2 11 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.11%) Advertising
3 9 (3.11%) Games
3 9 (3.11%) Aerospace
3 9 (3.11%) Marketing
4 8 (2.77%) Retail
5 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 64 (22.15%) Developer
2 51 (17.65%) Analyst
3 46 (15.92%) Consultant
4 28 (9.69%) IT Support
5 22 (7.61%) Support Engineer
6 21 (7.27%) Support Technician
7 19 (6.57%) Service Analyst
7 19 (6.57%) Infrastructure Technician
8 18 (6.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (6.23%) Web Developer
9 17 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 16 (5.54%) C# Developer
11 15 (5.19%) .NET Developer
12 14 (4.84%) Administrator
12 14 (4.84%) Architect
13 13 (4.50%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.15%) SharePoint Developer
15 11 (3.81%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (27.68%) .NET
2 56 (19.38%) ASP.NET
3 32 (11.07%) .NET Framework
4 31 (10.73%) jQuery
5 30 (10.38%) HTML
6 29 (10.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (9.00%) CSS
8 18 (6.23%) WCF
9 14 (4.84%) NHibernate
10 13 (4.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (3.81%) CSS3
12 9 (3.11%) HTML5
12 9 (3.11%) COM
13 8 (2.77%) MSMQ
14 7 (2.42%) Ajax
15 6 (2.08%) Hibernate
15 6 (2.08%) WPF
16 4 (1.38%) Spring MVC
16 4 (1.38%) Spring Integration
16 4 (1.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.54%) Thin Client
1 16 (5.54%) Fat Client
2 12 (4.15%) PKI
3 10 (3.46%) PDA
4 9 (3.11%) Clustering
5 7 (2.42%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.42%) CMDB
6 6 (2.08%) Statistics
6 6 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.38%) EPoS
8 3 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.35%) Handset
10 1 (0.35%) iPhone
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 127 (43.94%) Windows
2 48 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (8.30%) Windows 7
5 20 (6.92%) Windows 8
5 20 (6.92%) Windows Vista
6 15 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.81%) Apple iOS
8 9 (3.11%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.38%) Android
10 3 (1.04%) UNIX
10 3 (1.04%) Linux
10 3 (1.04%) CentOS
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.53%) MVC
2 31 (10.73%) ITIL
3 26 (9.00%) ERP
4 21 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 16 (5.54%) OO
6 15 (5.19%) Data Analysis
6 15 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (4.50%) OOD
7 13 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (4.15%) Project Management
8 12 (4.15%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.46%) Change Management
9 10 (3.46%) CRM
10 9 (3.11%) iOS Development
10 9 (3.11%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.77%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.42%) Workflow
12 7 (2.42%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.80%) C#
2 51 (17.65%) SQL
3 34 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.81%) Java
5 10 (3.46%) VB
6 9 (3.11%) VC++
6 9 (3.11%) C++
7 8 (2.77%) VB6
8 6 (2.08%) C
8 6 (2.08%) PHP
9 5 (1.73%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.69%) Ruby
11 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (22.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.42%) MCSE
2 33 (11.42%) Degree
3 29 (10.03%) MCSA
4 28 (9.69%) MCITP
5 17 (5.88%) MCP
6 16 (5.54%) CCA
6 16 (5.54%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (5.54%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (3.46%) MCTS
8 9 (3.11%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.77%) MCPD
10 4 (1.38%) HND
10 4 (1.38%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.69%) ACCA
12 2 (0.69%) CIMA
12 2 (0.69%) AAT
13 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 89 (30.80%) Active Directory
2 47 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.73%) vSphere
5 4 (1.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.04%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 2 (0.69%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (4.15%) SCCM
2 11 (3.81%) SCOM
2 11 (3.81%) SCVMM
2 11 (3.81%) SCOrch
2 11 (3.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (2.77%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.08%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 69 (23.88%) VMware
2 61 (21.11%) Citrix
3 28 (9.69%) HP
4 23 (7.96%) Dell
5 19 (6.57%) EMC
6 18 (6.23%) DataCore
7 15 (5.19%) Oracle
8 13 (4.50%) ServiceNow
9 11 (3.81%) Cisco
10 9 (3.11%) Sage
10 9 (3.11%) Remedy
11 8 (2.77%) Symantec
12 6 (2.08%) Clearswift
12 6 (2.08%) Panasonic
12 6 (2.08%) Avaya
12 6 (2.08%) NetApp
12 6 (2.08%) Lotus
13 5 (1.73%) Pegasus
13 5 (1.73%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.38%) Minitab
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Poole
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