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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 66 126 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.73% 16.71% 17.88%
As % of the Vendors category 29.86% 43.30% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54 111 78
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
221 291 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 35.93% 38.59% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 182 251 157
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Somerset

Microsoft
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Bath -2 43 £35,000 - 8
Street +13 9 £36,250 +8.85%
Taunton -5 4 £23,000 -34.28% 8
Weston-super-Mare - 3 £46,000 -
Glastonbury +5 1 £26,500 -51.81%
Clevedon - 1 £35,000 -
Frome - 1 £18,500 - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 86 (56.58%) Windows
2 53 (34.87%) SQL
3 52 (34.21%) MS Excel
4 44 (28.95%) VMware
5 41 (26.97%) .NET
6 40 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 35 (23.03%) C#
8 32 (21.05%) SAN
9 31 (20.39%) Active Directory
10 30 (19.74%) Finance
10 30 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (17.11%) MS Office
14 25 (16.45%) MVC
15 24 (15.79%) Linux
15 24 (15.79%) MS Exchange
15 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
16 22 (14.47%) SCCM
17 21 (13.82%) DNS
17 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET
19 19 (12.50%) HTML
20 18 (11.84%) LAN
20 18 (11.84%) SharePoint
20 18 (11.84%) SCOM
20 18 (11.84%) vSphere
20 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
21 17 (11.18%) Firewall
22 16 (10.53%) Waterfall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 24 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.21%) IIS
4 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.29%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.97%) Lync
9 2 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.32%) SAS
10 1 (0.66%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.11%) MS Office
3 7 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) SPSS
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.66%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.63%) Office 365
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.05%) SAN
2 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 21 (13.82%) DNS
4 18 (11.84%) LAN
5 17 (11.18%) Firewall
6 13 (8.55%) WAN
7 9 (5.92%) SSL
7 9 (5.92%) NAS
7 9 (5.92%) IPsec
8 8 (5.26%) DHCP
9 7 (4.61%) VPN
9 7 (4.61%) Wireless
10 6 (3.95%) WLAN
11 5 (3.29%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.97%) SMTP
13 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.32%) VoIP
13 2 (1.32%) QSIG
13 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.29%) Big Data
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.66%) DTS
8 1 (0.66%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.66%) QlikView
8 1 (0.66%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.95%) SpecFlow
3 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.95%) Subversion
4 3 (1.97%) SilkTest
4 3 (1.97%) Selenium
4 3 (1.97%) TestComplete
4 3 (1.97%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (1.97%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (19.74%) Finance
2 14 (9.21%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.29%) Marketing
5 4 (2.63%) Electronics
6 3 (1.97%) Back Office
6 3 (1.97%) Banking
6 3 (1.97%) French Language
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (26.97%) Analyst
2 35 (23.03%) Developer
3 21 (13.82%) Support Analyst
4 16 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.87%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.21%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 12 (7.89%) Systems Support
7 12 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.89%) Systems Support Analyst
7 12 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.61%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.61%) IT Support
11 6 (3.95%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.97%) .NET
2 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 19 (12.50%) HTML
4 15 (9.87%) CSS
5 13 (8.55%) HTML5
6 11 (7.24%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.58%) XML
8 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.61%) Web Services
9 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (4.61%) jQuery
10 6 (3.95%) CSS3
11 4 (2.63%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (2.63%) STL
12 3 (1.97%) SOAP
12 3 (1.97%) XBRL
12 3 (1.97%) OpenGL
13 2 (1.32%) X-Windows
13 2 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.29%) User Experience
2 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.63%) DTV
3 4 (2.63%) Replication
4 3 (1.97%) Equities
4 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.97%) iPhone
4 3 (1.97%) iPad
5 2 (1.32%) EPoS
5 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Handset
6 1 (0.66%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 86 (56.58%) Windows
2 30 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (15.79%) Linux
4 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.55%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.92%) CentOS
8 9 (5.92%) UNIX
9 8 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.29%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.97%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.97%) Android
11 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.45%) MVC
3 16 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (8.55%) ERP
5 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.89%) MVVM
7 11 (7.24%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.58%) Release Management
8 10 (6.58%) CRM
9 9 (5.92%) ITIL
10 8 (5.26%) Project Management
10 8 (5.26%) Line Management
11 7 (4.61%) Mobile Development
11 7 (4.61%) Migration
11 7 (4.61%) TDD
11 7 (4.61%) Process Management
11 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.95%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.87%) SQL
2 35 (23.03%) C#
3 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.92%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.61%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.95%) Java
7 4 (2.63%) C++
8 2 (1.32%) C
8 2 (1.32%) VBA
9 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.66%) VB
9 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) Degree
2 6 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.97%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MOS
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 31 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.84%) vSphere
4 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.97%) vCloud
6 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.66%) Xen
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.66%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 22 (14.47%) SCCM
2 18 (11.84%) SCOM
3 4 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
4 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (28.95%) VMware
2 13 (8.55%) Oracle
3 10 (6.58%) HP
4 9 (5.92%) SAP
4 9 (5.92%) Cisco
5 7 (4.61%) Citrix
6 5 (3.29%) Lotus
6 5 (3.29%) Sage
7 4 (2.63%) Veeam
7 4 (2.63%) Avaya
8 3 (1.97%) NetApp
8 3 (1.97%) IBM
8 3 (1.97%) Dell
8 3 (1.97%) EMC
8 3 (1.97%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.97%) Reuters
8 3 (1.97%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.32%) Siemens
10 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.66%) Juniper
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wellington, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £18,900
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Sedgemoor District Council
Salary: From £27,924 to £30,178 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £34 - £29000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Taunton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago