The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Somerset 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 12 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 131 105 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 16.44% 18.65% 23.83%
As % of the Vendors category 42.95% 50.24% 57.39%
Number of salaries quoted 123 84 123
Average salary £35,000 £32,375 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £44,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
305 209 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 38.27% 37.12% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 275 169 200
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South West

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 1 August 2014.

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 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
Bath -7 78 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Taunton -2 15 £41,000 +38.98% 5
Street -13 13 £33,300 -28.38%
Yeovil +4 6 £30,000 +30.90% 1
Bridgwater -4 3 £47,500 +120.93%
Glastonbury - 3 £47,500 -
Highbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 106 (50.96%) SQL Server
2 105 (50.48%) MS Excel
3 89 (42.79%) Windows
4 65 (31.25%) SQL
5 64 (30.77%) .NET
6 59 (28.37%) C#
7 53 (25.48%) Active Directory
8 52 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 46 (22.12%) VMware
10 40 (19.23%) IIS
11 39 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
12 38 (18.27%) SharePoint
13 34 (16.35%) Java
14 30 (14.42%) Internet
15 29 (13.94%) E-Commerce
16 26 (12.50%) Retail
17 25 (12.02%) Commerce Server
17 25 (12.02%) EPiServer
17 25 (12.02%) hybris
17 25 (12.02%) Fredhopper
18 24 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
19 23 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (10.58%) LAN
20 22 (10.58%) VB.NET
21 21 (10.10%) HTML
21 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET
21 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2
21 21 (10.10%) Firewall
21 21 (10.10%) Windows 7
22 19 (9.13%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 52 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.23%) IIS
3 39 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
4 38 (18.27%) SharePoint
5 25 (12.02%) Commerce Server
6 24 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.40%) Lync
9 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.96%) CMS
12 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.48%) Apache
12 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 105 (50.48%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.17%) MS Office
3 14 (6.73%) MS Project
4 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (12.02%) Fredhopper
2 10 (4.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) assyst
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.42%) Internet
2 22 (10.58%) LAN
3 21 (10.10%) Firewall
4 18 (8.65%) SAN
4 18 (8.65%) DNS
4 18 (8.65%) DHCP
5 16 (7.69%) WAN
6 8 (3.85%) VPN
7 7 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.40%) Intranet
9 4 (1.92%) Wireless
10 3 (1.44%) VLAN
10 3 (1.44%) VoIP
10 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.96%) IMAP
11 2 (0.96%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.96%) SMTP
12 1 (0.48%) LDAP
12 1 (0.48%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (50.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.37%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.96%) MySQL
11 1 (0.48%) DTS
11 1 (0.48%) OLAP
11 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.48%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.48%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 1 (0.48%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.48%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.96%) Selenium
4 2 (0.96%) JIRA
4 2 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.48%) FishEye
General
1 26 (12.50%) Retail
2 19 (9.13%) Finance
3 9 (4.33%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.88%) Electronics
5 5 (2.40%) Advertising
5 5 (2.40%) Legal
5 5 (2.40%) Marketing
6 4 (1.92%) Military
7 3 (1.44%) Law
8 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (31.25%) Analyst
2 46 (22.12%) Developer
3 29 (13.94%) Support Analyst
4 28 (13.46%) Technical Analyst
5 15 (7.21%) Administrator
6 14 (6.73%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 14 (6.73%) Help Desk Support
6 14 (6.73%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Software Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Help Desk Analyst
7 13 (6.25%) Consultant
8 11 (5.29%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (5.29%) IT Support
9 9 (4.33%) Business Manager
9 9 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (30.77%) .NET
2 21 (10.10%) HTML
2 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.17%) Web Services
4 15 (7.21%) CSS
5 14 (6.73%) WCF
5 14 (6.73%) .NET Framework
6 11 (5.29%) XML
7 7 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.88%) jQuery
9 4 (1.92%) WPF
9 4 (1.92%) COM
10 3 (1.44%) XSLT
10 3 (1.44%) HTML5
11 2 (0.96%) JSON
11 2 (0.96%) XSD
11 2 (0.96%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.48%) Ajax
12 1 (0.48%) WAP
12 1 (0.48%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.92%) Statistics
4 3 (1.44%) PDA
5 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.96%) Open Source
5 2 (0.96%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.48%) AS400
6 1 (0.48%) Replication
6 1 (0.48%) EPoS
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (42.79%) Windows
2 23 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (10.10%) Windows 7
4 19 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.25%) Linux
6 11 (5.29%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.81%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.88%) UNIX
10 2 (0.96%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.94%) E-Commerce
2 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2
3 16 (7.69%) Project Management
4 14 (6.73%) ITIL
5 13 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.25%) MVC
6 10 (4.81%) ETL
6 10 (4.81%) Change Management
6 10 (4.81%) Software Engineering
7 9 (4.33%) ERP
8 8 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (3.85%) OO
8 8 (3.85%) Web Development
9 7 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.88%) Time Management
10 6 (2.88%) OOD
10 6 (2.88%) Web Design
11 5 (2.40%) Migration
11 5 (2.40%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.25%) SQL
2 59 (28.37%) C#
3 34 (16.35%) Java
4 22 (10.58%) VB.NET
5 16 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.21%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.92%) VB
9 3 (1.44%) C
9 3 (1.44%) VBScript
9 3 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (0.96%) X++
10 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.48%) VB6
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) PHP5
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
2 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) MCSE
5 3 (1.44%) MCP
5 3 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.96%) CCNA
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.96%) MCSD
6 2 (0.96%) HND
6 2 (0.96%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) MCT
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) TickIT
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (25.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.40%) XenServer
5 4 (1.92%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.44%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.44%) XenApp
7 2 (0.96%) Xen
7 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) SCCM
2 2 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.48%) MOM
3 1 (0.48%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (22.12%) VMware
2 25 (12.02%) EPiServer
2 25 (12.02%) hybris
3 19 (9.13%) Citrix
4 11 (5.29%) Cisco
4 11 (5.29%) HP
5 4 (1.92%) Dell
5 4 (1.92%) Apple
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle
6 3 (1.44%) Avaya
6 3 (1.44%) SonicWALL
7 2 (0.96%) Twitter
7 2 (0.96%) Intel
7 2 (0.96%) NetApp
7 2 (0.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos
8 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum - Pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits + training
Posted: 20 days ago