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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 216 101 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.55% 19.54% 20.12%
As % of the Vendors category 54.00% 45.91% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 198 86 80
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +35.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £22,375 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
400 220 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 51.02% 42.55% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 363 176 163
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015. 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 -4 128 £35,000 +7.69% 19
Poole +2 74 £32,500 -25.71% 12
Weymouth -2 2 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 208 (49.41%) Windows
2 188 (44.66%) .NET
3 174 (41.33%) MS Excel
4 160 (38.00%) SQL
5 159 (37.77%) SQL Server
6 156 (37.05%) C#
7 154 (36.58%) ASP.NET
8 119 (28.27%) MVC
9 117 (27.79%) CSS
10 109 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 108 (25.65%) Active Directory
12 106 (25.18%) HTML
13 105 (24.94%) Citrix
14 101 (23.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 100 (23.75%) JavaScript
16 90 (21.38%) MS Exchange
17 84 (19.95%) VMware
17 84 (19.95%) jQuery
18 79 (18.76%) MCSE
19 73 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 69 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 69 (16.39%) .NET Framework
21 61 (14.49%) Degree
22 58 (13.78%) T-SQL
22 58 (13.78%) SAN
23 55 (13.06%) Visual Studio
24 52 (12.35%) Project Management
25 49 (11.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 49 (11.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 47 (11.16%) CCA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 90 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (9.03%) Lync
4 33 (7.84%) IIS
5 24 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (5.23%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.85%) WordPress
9 9 (2.14%) CMS
10 8 (1.90%) JBoss
10 8 (1.90%) Apache
10 8 (1.90%) Drupal
11 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.43%) Joomla!
12 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.19%) SAS
13 5 (1.19%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.19%) Node.js
14 3 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 174 (41.33%) MS Excel
2 46 (10.93%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.71%) SPSS
4 3 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.43%) Magento
3 5 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.71%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.26%) Office 365
2 16 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.78%) SAN
2 45 (10.69%) Firewall
3 37 (8.79%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.65%) NetScaler
5 22 (5.23%) WAN
6 19 (4.51%) LAN
7 16 (3.80%) DNS
8 10 (2.38%) DHCP
9 7 (1.66%) NAS
10 6 (1.43%) Wireless
11 5 (1.19%) VLAN
11 5 (1.19%) VoIP
11 5 (1.19%) Internet
12 4 (0.95%) MPLS
13 3 (0.71%) LDAP
14 2 (0.48%) VPN
14 2 (0.48%) FTP
14 2 (0.48%) PABX
15 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
15 1 (0.24%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (37.77%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.38%) MySQL
6 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.66%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.43%) Informix
8 6 (1.43%) DB2
8 6 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.43%) IDMS
9 4 (0.95%) FileMaker
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.71%) Star Schema
10 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.71%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 55 (13.06%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.23%) NUnit
2 22 (5.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (2.85%) Subversion
3 12 (2.85%) TeamCity
3 12 (2.85%) Log4Net
4 10 (2.38%) MSTest
4 10 (2.38%) Moq
5 9 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.66%) JIRA
7 3 (0.71%) ERwin
8 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (6.65%) Finance
2 14 (3.33%) Marketing
3 13 (3.09%) Banking
4 11 (2.61%) Retail
5 10 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.66%) Advertising
7 5 (1.19%) Legal
7 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.95%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 163 (38.72%) Developer
2 84 (19.95%) Consultant
3 62 (14.73%) .NET Developer
4 61 (14.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 52 (12.35%) Software Developer
6 50 (11.88%) Analyst
7 47 (11.16%) C# Developer
7 47 (11.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (9.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (8.08%) IT Support
10 32 (7.60%) Support Engineer
11 29 (6.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (6.18%) IT Support Engineer
13 25 (5.94%) Support Analyst
14 23 (5.46%) Senior Consultant
15 22 (5.23%) Web Developer
16 19 (4.51%) Architect
16 19 (4.51%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
17 16 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
18 15 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (44.66%) .NET
2 154 (36.58%) ASP.NET
3 117 (27.79%) CSS
4 106 (25.18%) HTML
5 101 (23.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 84 (19.95%) jQuery
7 69 (16.39%) .NET Framework
8 49 (11.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (10.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 39 (9.26%) AngularJS
11 37 (8.79%) WinForms
12 35 (8.31%) Classic ASP
13 33 (7.84%) WCF
14 32 (7.60%) LINQ
15 29 (6.89%) Web Services
16 27 (6.41%) Razor View Engine
17 20 (4.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (4.75%) WPF
18 18 (4.28%) HTML5
19 13 (3.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.46%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.28%) Thin Client
2 18 (4.28%) Fat Client
3 11 (2.61%) Replication
4 10 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (1.90%) Open Source
5 8 (1.90%) Clustering
6 7 (1.66%) PKI
6 7 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.71%) User Experience
8 3 (0.71%) PDA
8 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.48%) Handset
9 2 (0.48%) EPoS
9 2 (0.48%) EMV
9 2 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.24%) AS400
10 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 208 (49.41%) Windows
2 69 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (4.75%) Windows Vista
5 16 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.90%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.19%) Android
9 5 (1.19%) Linux
9 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.48%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (28.27%) MVC
2 52 (12.35%) Project Management
3 41 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (9.03%) Software Engineering
4 38 (9.03%) Web Development
5 26 (6.18%) Time Management
6 23 (5.46%) Migration
7 18 (4.28%) Mentoring
8 17 (4.04%) SOA
8 17 (4.04%) ITIL
9 16 (3.80%) Scrum
10 15 (3.56%) OO
10 15 (3.56%) Web Application Development
11 14 (3.33%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (2.85%) Active Record
14 11 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (2.38%) MVVM
15 10 (2.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 160 (38.00%) SQL
2 156 (37.05%) C#
3 100 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 58 (13.78%) T-SQL
5 39 (9.26%) VB.NET
6 13 (3.09%) PHP
7 12 (2.85%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.90%) Java
9 7 (1.66%) VB
10 6 (1.43%) Perl
10 6 (1.43%) VBA
10 6 (1.43%) Python
11 2 (0.48%) Ruby
11 2 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 109 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (18.76%) MCSE
3 61 (14.49%) Degree
4 49 (11.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 47 (11.16%) CCA
5 47 (11.16%) Citrix Certification
6 43 (10.21%) MCSA
7 29 (6.89%) CCEA
7 29 (6.89%) CCEE
8 27 (6.41%) MCITP
8 27 (6.41%) MCP
9 20 (4.75%) VCP4
10 12 (2.85%) VCP5
10 12 (2.85%) MCSD
11 9 (2.14%) CCNA
11 9 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.95%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.71%) MCTS
13 3 (0.71%) AAT
13 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.71%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.71%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 73 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.21%) vSphere
4 39 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 37 (8.79%) Hyper-V
6 28 (6.65%) XenApp
7 26 (6.18%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.66%) XenServer
10 5 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.19%) UAG
11 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.71%) vCloud
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (5.94%) SCCM
2 21 (4.99%) SCOM
3 13 (3.09%) SCVMM
4 11 (2.61%) SCSM
5 9 (2.14%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Intune
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (24.94%) Citrix
2 84 (19.95%) VMware
3 40 (9.50%) EMC
4 33 (7.84%) AppSense
5 22 (5.23%) Oracle
6 18 (4.28%) Cisco
7 17 (4.04%) HP
8 14 (3.33%) SAP
9 12 (2.85%) Dell
10 8 (1.90%) SonicWALL
11 7 (1.66%) DataCore
11 7 (1.66%) Sybase
12 6 (1.43%) Zend
13 5 (1.19%) Telerik
13 5 (1.19%) Veeam
14 4 (0.95%) Webroot
14 4 (0.95%) Juniper
14 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.95%) TARGIT
14 4 (0.95%) IBM
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 20% bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago