The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 80 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 49.08% 27.21% 12.26%
As % of the Vendors category 80.00% 65.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 37 13
Average salary £32,000 £44,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +66.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Vendors Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 61 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 61.35% 41.50% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 94 55 47
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Poole region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Poole

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Poole region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Poole

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 65 (54.62%) Windows
2 56 (47.06%) .NET
3 55 (46.22%) MS Exchange
4 53 (44.54%) ASP.NET
5 45 (37.82%) SAN
6 44 (36.97%) SQL Server
7 42 (35.29%) C#
7 42 (35.29%) SQL
8 41 (34.45%) Citrix
9 40 (33.61%) MS Excel
10 39 (32.77%) VMware
10 39 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (31.09%) XenDesktop
11 37 (31.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (30.25%) MCSE
13 35 (29.41%) HTML
13 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 35 (29.41%) CSS
13 35 (29.41%) vSphere
13 35 (29.41%) jQuery
14 34 (28.57%) EMC
15 33 (27.73%) AppSense
16 32 (26.89%) MVC
16 32 (26.89%) Lync
17 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (25.21%) Project Management
18 29 (24.37%) CCA
18 29 (24.37%) Citrix Certification
18 29 (24.37%) CCEA
18 29 (24.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 (46.22%) MS Exchange
2 32 (26.89%) Lync
3 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.20%) JBoss
7 5 (4.20%) Apache
7 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.20%) Node.js
8 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.84%) WordPress
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (33.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.84%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.84%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.45%) Office 365
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (37.82%) SAN
2 28 (23.53%) NetScaler
3 13 (10.92%) LAN
3 13 (10.92%) WAN
4 10 (8.40%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.40%) DNS
5 9 (7.56%) Firewall
6 7 (5.88%) NAS
7 6 (5.04%) Wireless
8 4 (3.36%) DHCP
9 1 (0.84%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.20%) NUnit
1 5 (4.20%) MSTest
1 5 (4.20%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (4.20%) Moq
2 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (2.52%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.68%) Banking
2 2 (1.68%) Marketing
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (42.86%) Developer
2 43 (36.13%) Consultant
3 33 (27.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 32 (26.89%) Software Developer
5 17 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 17 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 12 (10.08%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.20%) IT Consultant
8 5 (4.20%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Technician
9 4 (3.36%) IT Support
9 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.52%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.06%) .NET
2 53 (44.54%) ASP.NET
3 35 (29.41%) CSS
3 35 (29.41%) HTML
3 35 (29.41%) jQuery
4 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (21.01%) Classic ASP
6 22 (18.49%) AngularJS
6 22 (18.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 21 (17.65%) Web Services
8 19 (15.97%) WinForms
9 13 (10.92%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (9.24%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (6.72%) LINQ
12 7 (5.88%) REST
12 7 (5.88%) SOAP
13 6 (5.04%) WCF
14 5 (4.20%) WPF
14 5 (4.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.88%) PKI
3 5 (4.20%) Open Source
3 5 (4.20%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.84%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 65 (54.62%) Windows
2 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.68%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) MVC
2 30 (25.21%) Project Management
3 27 (22.69%) Web Development
4 23 (19.33%) Software Engineering
5 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.04%) Migration
7 6 (5.04%) Web Application Development
8 5 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.20%) Kanban
8 5 (4.20%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (4.20%) MVVM
8 5 (4.20%) Scrum
8 5 (4.20%) TDD
8 5 (4.20%) SOA
9 3 (2.52%) OO
9 3 (2.52%) OOD
10 2 (1.68%) System Testing
10 2 (1.68%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.29%) C#
1 42 (35.29%) SQL
2 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.85%) T-SQL
4 23 (19.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.20%) Java
6 3 (2.52%) VB
7 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
8 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (30.25%) MCSE
3 29 (24.37%) CCA
3 29 (24.37%) Citrix Certification
3 29 (24.37%) CCEA
3 29 (24.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 29 (24.37%) CCEE
4 22 (18.49%) Degree
5 19 (15.97%) MCSA
6 12 (10.08%) MCP
6 12 (10.08%) VCP4
6 12 (10.08%) VCP5
7 7 (5.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.84%) AAT
8 1 (0.84%) HNC
8 1 (0.84%) HND
8 1 (0.84%) ACCA
8 1 (0.84%) CIMA
System Software
1 39 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (31.09%) XenDesktop
3 35 (29.41%) vSphere
4 26 (21.85%) Active Directory
5 25 (21.01%) XenApp
6 22 (18.49%) VMware ESX
7 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V
8 12 (10.08%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (5.88%) XenServer
10 5 (4.20%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (4.20%) UAG
11 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) SCCM
2 13 (10.92%) SCOM
3 9 (7.56%) SCVMM
3 9 (7.56%) SCOrch
4 7 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (5.04%) SCSM
6 4 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 41 (34.45%) Citrix
2 39 (32.77%) VMware
3 34 (28.57%) EMC
4 33 (27.73%) AppSense
5 13 (10.92%) SAP
6 7 (5.88%) Veeam
7 6 (5.04%) SonicWALL
7 6 (5.04%) HP
7 6 (5.04%) Dell
8 4 (3.36%) Symantec
8 4 (3.36%) Webroot
9 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.84%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.84%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.84%) Sage
9 1 (0.84%) IBM
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £23.5k - 27.5k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £200.00 - £250.00 per day + Opportunity to go Permanent
Posted: 19 days ago