The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Dorset region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 154 190 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.28% 24.52% 20.39%
As % of the Vendors category 46.11% 53.98% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 138 148 85
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,493 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
334 352 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 37.49% 45.42% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 256 262 171
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,925 £24,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South West

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 1 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 1 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 83 £27,500 -21.42% 12
Poole +4 43 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Wimborne -4 3 - - 2
Ferndown 0 2 £34,000 -
Weymouth -4 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 116 (43.61%) Windows
1 116 (43.61%) MS Excel
2 85 (31.95%) Active Directory
3 76 (28.57%) .NET
4 75 (28.20%) SQL Server
5 68 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (22.93%) VMware
7 58 (21.80%) C#
8 54 (20.30%) SQL
9 49 (18.42%) Citrix
9 49 (18.42%) ASP.NET
10 40 (15.04%) MS Office
11 39 (14.66%) SharePoint
11 39 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (13.91%) TCP/IP
13 37 (13.91%) MVC
14 36 (13.53%) Firewall
14 36 (13.53%) Finance
15 35 (13.16%) SAN
15 35 (13.16%) MS Exchange
16 34 (12.78%) Degree
17 33 (12.41%) ITIL
18 32 (12.03%) MCSA
19 29 (10.90%) MCSE
20 28 (10.53%) DNS
21 27 (10.15%) Windows 7
22 26 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 26 (9.77%) .NET Framework
22 26 (9.77%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (14.66%) SharePoint
2 35 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 25 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.63%) IIS
5 7 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.26%) Lync
6 6 (2.26%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.75%) WordPress
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 116 (43.61%) MS Excel
2 40 (15.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.50%) GoldMine
4 4 (1.50%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.50%) Exchequer
5 3 (1.13%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.75%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.39%) Office 365
2 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.91%) TCP/IP
2 36 (13.53%) Firewall
3 35 (13.16%) SAN
4 28 (10.53%) DNS
5 19 (7.14%) DHCP
6 16 (6.02%) WAN
7 14 (5.26%) LAN
8 6 (2.26%) Intranet
9 5 (1.88%) VoIP
9 5 (1.88%) VLAN
10 4 (1.50%) VPN
11 3 (1.13%) PBX
11 3 (1.13%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.13%) PABX
12 2 (0.75%) ADSL
13 1 (0.38%) IPv6
13 1 (0.38%) 3G
13 1 (0.38%) Internet
13 1 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (28.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.89%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (1.50%) OLAP
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.75%) MySQL
9 2 (0.75%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.38%) Essbase
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (6.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (13.53%) Finance
2 11 (4.14%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.76%) Marketing
4 9 (3.38%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.63%) Games
5 7 (2.63%) Advertising
6 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 59 (22.18%) Developer
2 50 (18.80%) Analyst
3 39 (14.66%) Consultant
4 23 (8.65%) IT Support
5 20 (7.52%) Service Analyst
6 19 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (6.77%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.39%) Support Technician
8 17 (6.39%) C# Developer
9 15 (5.64%) Web Developer
9 15 (5.64%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.64%) Infrastructure Technician
10 14 (5.26%) Architect
10 14 (5.26%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.89%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.89%) Administrator
11 13 (4.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 10 (3.76%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (3.76%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (28.57%) .NET
2 49 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.77%) .NET Framework
4 25 (9.40%) jQuery
4 25 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (8.65%) HTML
6 19 (7.14%) CSS
7 17 (6.39%) WCF
8 12 (4.51%) NHibernate
9 11 (4.14%) COM
9 11 (4.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (3.38%) CSS3
11 7 (2.63%) HTML5
12 6 (2.26%) WPF
12 6 (2.26%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.26%) Ajax
12 6 (2.26%) MSMQ
13 4 (1.50%) Spring Integration
13 4 (1.50%) Spring MVC
13 4 (1.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.89%) PKI
2 12 (4.51%) Fat Client
2 12 (4.51%) Thin Client
3 11 (4.14%) PDA
4 8 (3.01%) Statistics
4 8 (3.01%) Clustering
5 7 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.88%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.50%) CMDB
8 4 (1.50%) EPoS
9 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.75%) Handset
11 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.38%) Derivative
11 1 (0.38%) iPhone
11 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 116 (43.61%) Windows
2 38 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (10.15%) Windows 7
4 26 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (7.89%) Windows 8
6 16 (6.02%) Windows Vista
7 14 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.38%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.88%) Android
11 3 (1.13%) Linux
11 3 (1.13%) UNIX
11 3 (1.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.91%) MVC
2 33 (12.41%) ITIL
3 24 (9.02%) ERP
4 22 (8.27%) Software Engineering
5 13 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (4.51%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.51%) OO
7 11 (4.14%) OOD
7 11 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (4.14%) Data Analysis
7 11 (4.14%) iOS Development
8 10 (3.76%) Change Management
8 10 (3.76%) CRM
9 9 (3.38%) Project Management
10 8 (3.01%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.63%) Workflow
11 7 (2.63%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.63%) Software Architecture
12 6 (2.26%) Performance Management
12 6 (2.26%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.80%) C#
2 54 (20.30%) SQL
3 26 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.51%) VB
5 11 (4.14%) Java
6 10 (3.76%) VB6
6 10 (3.76%) C++
6 10 (3.76%) VC++
7 7 (2.63%) C
8 5 (1.88%) PHP
9 3 (1.13%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (12.78%) Degree
3 32 (12.03%) MCSA
4 29 (10.90%) MCSE
5 25 (9.40%) MCITP
6 19 (7.14%) MCP
7 15 (5.64%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.51%) CCA
8 12 (4.51%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (4.14%) MCTS
10 10 (3.76%) MCPD
11 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.50%) HND
13 3 (1.13%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.38%) CCNP
14 1 (0.38%) CCNA
14 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 85 (31.95%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.50%) vSphere
4 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.13%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (4.51%) SCCM
1 12 (4.51%) SCOM
1 12 (4.51%) SCVMM
1 12 (4.51%) SCOrch
1 12 (4.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (3.38%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (2.26%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 61 (22.93%) VMware
2 49 (18.42%) Citrix
3 23 (8.65%) HP
4 20 (7.52%) Dell
5 16 (6.02%) ServiceNow
6 15 (5.64%) EMC
6 15 (5.64%) DataCore
7 14 (5.26%) Oracle
8 12 (4.51%) Remedy
8 12 (4.51%) Cisco
9 8 (3.01%) Symantec
9 8 (3.01%) Sage
10 7 (2.63%) Lotus
11 6 (2.26%) Panasonic
11 6 (2.26%) Clearswift
11 6 (2.26%) NetApp
11 6 (2.26%) Avaya
12 4 (1.50%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.50%) Minitab
12 4 (1.50%) Pegasus
Bournemouth
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Profit share & Flexi-time!
Posted: 23 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £16-£18K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + a strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - 20% bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + Profit Share
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
University of Bournemouth
Salary: From £31,644 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 16 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Teachers Building Society
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + excellent bens.
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago