The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Somerset
Rank 12 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 122 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 17.96% 19.93% 13.88%
As % of the Vendors category 45.68% 52.14% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 97 78 58
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,300 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
243 234 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 39.32% 38.24% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 221 172 168
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Somerset

Microsoft
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 43 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Taunton -1 20 £35,000 +32.07% 2
Street -3 2 - - 2
Yeovil 0 1 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Minehead - 1 £21,583 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 112 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (46.35%) .NET
3 100 (42.92%) C#
4 87 (37.34%) SQL Server
5 83 (35.62%) Windows
6 79 (33.91%) Scrum
7 70 (30.04%) MS Excel
8 67 (28.76%) MVC
9 65 (27.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 63 (27.04%) ASP.NET
11 62 (26.61%) SQL
12 54 (23.18%) JavaScript
13 53 (22.75%) .NET Framework
14 47 (20.17%) Line Management
15 45 (19.31%) HTML
16 44 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
17 43 (18.45%) Active Directory
18 40 (17.17%) Test Automation
19 39 (16.74%) Waterfall
20 38 (16.31%) Unit Testing
21 37 (15.88%) Entity Framework
22 36 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
22 36 (15.45%) BDD
22 36 (15.45%) ISTQB
22 36 (15.45%) Software Testing
22 36 (15.45%) ISEB
23 35 (15.02%) MS Office
23 35 (15.02%) SpecFlow
24 34 (14.59%) Degree
24 34 (14.59%) CSS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.30%) IIS
2 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.44%) NServiceBus
4 14 (6.01%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.29%) Apache
6 9 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.86%) JBoss
6 9 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.72%) Confluence
7 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.43%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 70 (30.04%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.02%) MS Office
3 12 (5.15%) MS Project
4 6 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 44 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.58%) Office 365
4 9 (3.86%) IaaS
4 9 (3.86%) PaaS
4 9 (3.86%) SaaS
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.73%) SAN
2 15 (6.44%) Firewall
3 14 (6.01%) VPN
4 11 (4.72%) DHCP
4 11 (4.72%) DNS
4 11 (4.72%) Kerberos
5 10 (4.29%) LAN
6 9 (3.86%) Internet
7 6 (2.58%) WAN
7 6 (2.58%) Wireless
8 4 (1.72%) Intranet
8 4 (1.72%) VoIP
8 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.29%) ISDN
9 3 (1.29%) NAS
9 3 (1.29%) Network Security
9 3 (1.29%) PABX
10 2 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (37.34%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.73%) Relational Database
2 18 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.58%) Big Data
7 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.15%) Power BI
9 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.86%) MySQL
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.43%) HBase
12 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 65 (27.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (15.02%) SpecFlow
3 32 (13.73%) Visual Studio
4 31 (13.30%) Cucumber
5 16 (6.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (3.43%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.43%) Selenium
7 5 (2.15%) JIRA
7 5 (2.15%) Moq
7 5 (2.15%) NUnit
8 4 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.72%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.29%) Subversion
10 2 (0.86%) Toad
10 2 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (11.59%) Finance
2 14 (6.01%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.29%) Banking
4 6 (2.58%) French Language
4 6 (2.58%) Italian Language
5 5 (2.15%) German Language
6 4 (1.72%) Retail
7 3 (1.29%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (36.05%) Developer
2 56 (24.03%) .NET Developer
3 39 (16.74%) Analyst
4 29 (12.45%) C# Developer
5 24 (10.30%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (8.15%) Software Engineer
8 18 (7.73%) Test Analyst
9 16 (6.87%) Lead Developer
10 15 (6.44%) Lead .NET Developer
10 15 (6.44%) Senior Test Analyst
11 14 (6.01%) Architect
12 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (4.72%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.72%) Test Automation Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) Test Engineer
13 10 (4.29%) Graduate
13 10 (4.29%) Graduate Developer
14 9 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (46.35%) .NET
2 63 (27.04%) ASP.NET
3 53 (22.75%) .NET Framework
4 45 (19.31%) HTML
5 37 (15.88%) Entity Framework
6 36 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (14.59%) CSS
8 25 (10.73%) HTML5
8 25 (10.73%) XML
9 23 (9.87%) WinForms
10 19 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (7.73%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (7.73%) RESTful
12 17 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (6.87%) Web Services
14 15 (6.44%) WCF
15 14 (6.01%) jQuery
15 14 (6.01%) WPF
16 12 (5.15%) MSMQ
16 12 (5.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (3.86%) Public Cloud
3 9 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.58%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.72%) Replication
8 2 (0.86%) CCTV
8 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.86%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) Clustering
9 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (35.62%) Windows
2 33 (14.16%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.87%) Linux
4 15 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.01%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.29%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.29%) Unix
12 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) AIX
13 1 (0.43%) Android
13 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.43%) HPUX
13 1 (0.43%) Solaris
13 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.91%) Scrum
3 67 (28.76%) MVC
4 47 (20.17%) Line Management
5 40 (17.17%) Test Automation
6 39 (16.74%) Waterfall
7 38 (16.31%) Unit Testing
8 36 (15.45%) BDD
8 36 (15.45%) Software Testing
9 32 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (13.30%) Load Testing
10 31 (13.30%) Non-Functional Testing
10 31 (13.30%) Software Engineering
10 31 (13.30%) Test Management
11 29 (12.45%) ITIL
12 26 (11.16%) SDLC
13 24 (10.30%) Performance Testing
13 24 (10.30%) PRINCE2
13 24 (10.30%) Security Testing
14 23 (9.87%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (42.92%) C#
2 62 (26.61%) SQL
3 54 (23.18%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.16%) Java
4 26 (11.16%) PowerShell
5 25 (10.73%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.87%) C
7 11 (4.72%) XPath
7 11 (4.72%) XQuery
8 6 (2.58%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.43%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (15.45%) ISEB
1 36 (15.45%) ISTQB
2 34 (14.59%) Degree
3 31 (13.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (11.16%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.30%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (6.01%) MCSE
8 11 (4.72%) CCNA
9 9 (3.86%) EMC Certification
10 5 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.72%) IIBA
11 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.29%) CCNP
12 3 (1.29%) MCSA
12 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.86%) APMP
13 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.86%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.58%) vSphere
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) KVM
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.43%) Postfix
7 1 (0.43%) Squid
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) Xen
7 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.86%) AirWatch
2 7 (3.00%) SCOM
3 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.29%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.29%) SCCM
3 3 (1.29%) WSUS
4 2 (0.86%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Oozie
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (12.45%) VMware
2 26 (11.16%) Cisco
3 15 (6.44%) Oracle
4 11 (4.72%) Citrix
4 11 (4.72%) EMC
5 10 (4.29%) Xamarin
6 9 (3.86%) HP
6 9 (3.86%) IBM
6 9 (3.86%) Software AG
7 7 (3.00%) Dell
7 7 (3.00%) Veeam
8 5 (2.15%) Juniper
9 4 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.29%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.29%) Google
10 3 (1.29%) Sage
10 3 (1.29%) Tableau
10 3 (1.29%) Veritas
11 2 (0.86%) Apple
11 2 (0.86%) Sophos
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
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