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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 197 221 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.08% 28.59% 20.76%
As % of the Vendors category 46.24% 57.40% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 161 209 101
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
426 385 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 52.08% 49.81% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 290 359 203
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 +2 119 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Poole +4 57 £34,000 +6.25% 15
Weymouth +1 6 £32,750 +31.00% 1
Ferndown - 3 £21,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (42.66%) Windows
2 141 (39.06%) MS Excel
2 141 (39.06%) C#
3 140 (38.78%) SQL
4 139 (38.50%) .NET
5 122 (33.80%) SQL Server
6 104 (28.81%) ASP.NET
7 100 (27.70%) MVC
8 98 (27.15%) HTML
9 96 (26.59%) CSS
10 79 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 79 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (20.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 70 (19.39%) Visual Studio
12 70 (19.39%) Windows Server
12 70 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (18.01%) .NET Framework
13 65 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (16.34%) VMware
14 59 (16.34%) Active Directory
15 58 (16.07%) Finance
16 57 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 55 (15.24%) MS Exchange
18 52 (14.40%) Citrix
18 52 (14.40%) jQuery
19 51 (14.13%) T-SQL
20 50 (13.85%) Degree
21 49 (13.57%) Entity Framework
22 48 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
23 45 (12.47%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 55 (15.24%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.31%) IIS
3 26 (7.20%) CMS
4 17 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.32%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.77%) SAS
8 8 (2.22%) Apache
8 8 (2.22%) EPiServer CMS
8 8 (2.22%) JBoss
9 5 (1.39%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.83%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.55%) Drupal
11 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.55%) Node.js
11 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.55%) WordPress
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 141 (39.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.97%) MS Office
3 22 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.99%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.31%) Office 365
3 11 (3.05%) Google Analytics
4 9 (2.49%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) AdWords
5 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.70%) SAN
2 29 (8.03%) Internet
3 13 (3.60%) VoIP
4 11 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (2.77%) Firewall
5 10 (2.77%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.22%) WAN
7 6 (1.66%) LAN
7 6 (1.66%) VLAN
8 5 (1.39%) DHCP
8 5 (1.39%) VPN
9 4 (1.11%) ADSL
9 4 (1.11%) DNS
9 4 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.55%) Network Security
11 1 (0.28%) IPsec
11 1 (0.28%) MPLS
11 1 (0.28%) NAS
11 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.99%) Crystal Reports
4 18 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.05%) SAS EBI
9 8 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (1.39%) MS Access
10 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.39%) QlikView
10 5 (1.39%) SQLite
10 5 (1.39%) SSDT
11 4 (1.11%) MySQL
11 4 (1.11%) OLAP
11 4 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 70 (19.39%) Visual Studio
2 48 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.05%) Selenium
3 11 (3.05%) SoapUI
4 10 (2.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.94%) JIRA
6 6 (1.66%) Subversion
7 5 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.39%) MSI
7 5 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
7 5 (1.39%) VisualSVN
8 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.11%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.28%) TestComplete
General
1 58 (16.07%) Finance
2 30 (8.31%) Retail
3 16 (4.43%) Marketing
4 15 (4.16%) Banking
5 11 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.77%) Legal
7 6 (1.66%) Advertising
8 4 (1.11%) French Language
8 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 146 (40.44%) Developer
2 72 (19.94%) Analyst
3 65 (18.01%) C# Developer
4 51 (14.13%) Support Engineer
5 46 (12.74%) Software Developer
6 43 (11.91%) .NET Developer
7 37 (10.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (10.25%) IT Support
8 36 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (9.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (8.03%) IT Engineer
11 27 (7.48%) Web Developer
12 25 (6.93%) IT Support Engineer
13 24 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 23 (6.37%) Senior Developer
15 21 (5.82%) IT Analyst
16 20 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
17 19 (5.26%) Support Analyst
18 18 (4.99%) C# Software Developer
19 15 (4.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (38.50%) .NET
2 104 (28.81%) ASP.NET
3 98 (27.15%) HTML
4 96 (26.59%) CSS
5 70 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (18.01%) .NET Framework
7 52 (14.40%) jQuery
8 49 (13.57%) Entity Framework
9 45 (12.47%) Web Services
10 36 (9.97%) LINQ
10 36 (9.97%) SOAP
11 32 (8.86%) WCF
12 29 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 28 (7.76%) REST
14 26 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (6.93%) HTML5
16 21 (5.82%) Backbone.js
17 18 (4.99%) AngularJS
17 18 (4.99%) COM
18 17 (4.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.60%) Statistics
3 12 (3.32%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.05%) iPad
5 10 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.77%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.39%) User Experience
9 4 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.55%) iPhone
10 2 (0.55%) Pricing Data
11 1 (0.28%) Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.28%) Handset
11 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 154 (42.66%) Windows
2 79 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 70 (19.39%) Windows Server
4 57 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (8.59%) Apple iOS
6 24 (6.65%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.09%) Android
8 20 (5.54%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.05%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.77%) Linux
11 10 (2.77%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.22%) Unix
13 5 (1.39%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.83%) VMS
15 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (27.70%) MVC
2 65 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (12.47%) Software Engineering
4 32 (8.86%) Project Management
5 30 (8.31%) Analytics
6 29 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (7.76%) OO
8 27 (7.48%) Mentoring
9 23 (6.37%) Scrum
10 22 (6.09%) Web Development
11 20 (5.54%) Android Development
11 20 (5.54%) iOS Development
11 20 (5.54%) ITIL
12 19 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.26%) SOLID
13 18 (4.99%) SOA
14 16 (4.43%) Data Analysis
14 16 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (4.43%) OOP
15 15 (4.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 141 (39.06%) C#
2 140 (38.78%) SQL
3 79 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 51 (14.13%) T-SQL
5 31 (8.59%) C
6 25 (6.93%) Java
7 18 (4.99%) C++
8 17 (4.71%) VB
8 17 (4.71%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.71%) VB6
8 17 (4.71%) VC++
9 6 (1.66%) PHP
9 6 (1.66%) VBA
10 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.55%) Python
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (20.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (13.85%) Degree
3 31 (8.59%) MCSE
4 30 (8.31%) MCSA
5 21 (5.82%) MCPD
6 20 (5.54%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (5.54%) MCP
7 17 (4.71%) MCTS
8 15 (4.16%) CCA
8 15 (4.16%) CCEA
8 15 (4.16%) CCEE
8 15 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (3.32%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.11%) GIAC
12 2 (0.55%) CCNA
12 2 (0.55%) MCDST
12 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.28%) CCNP
13 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) JTAG
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 59 (16.34%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.86%) XenApp
3 24 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.32%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.11%) Firmware
7 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) Control-M
2 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (16.34%) VMware
2 52 (14.40%) Citrix
3 21 (5.82%) EPiServer
3 21 (5.82%) Oracle
4 20 (5.54%) SAP
5 19 (5.26%) EMC
6 15 (4.16%) AppSense
7 11 (3.05%) Google
8 10 (2.77%) Cisco
9 6 (1.66%) Remedy
10 5 (1.39%) Informatica
10 5 (1.39%) Splunk
11 4 (1.11%) Dell
11 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.83%) Apple
12 3 (0.83%) HP
12 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.55%) DataCore
14 1 (0.28%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.28%) Veeam
Poole, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum, Benefits Great Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rubicon People
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
SQ Computer Personnel
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Codestone Solutions Ltd
Salary: Commission + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Radbroke, Poole, Glasgow, Northampton, London
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days hol
Posted: 25 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47500 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago