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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 132 103 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 17.05% 18.76% 21.99%
As % of the Vendors category 43.56% 50.74% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 115 95 131
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
303 203 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 39.15% 36.98% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 254 181 251
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -2 83 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Taunton +6 16 £31,500 -21.25%
Street -9 9 £40,000 -13.97%
Yeovil +7 5 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Bridgwater +1 1 £55,000 +155.81%
Glastonbury - 1 £55,000 -
Highbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 127 (52.70%) MS Excel
2 108 (44.81%) SQL Server
3 91 (37.76%) Windows
4 68 (28.22%) .NET
5 67 (27.80%) C#
6 63 (26.14%) SQL
7 52 (21.58%) Active Directory
8 51 (21.16%) MS Exchange
9 50 (20.75%) VMware
10 43 (17.84%) BizTalk Server
11 41 (17.01%) SharePoint
12 40 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (15.35%) IIS
14 35 (14.52%) Degree
15 34 (14.11%) Java
16 33 (13.69%) ITIL
16 33 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (13.28%) Internet
18 31 (12.86%) PRINCE2
19 30 (12.45%) MS Office
19 30 (12.45%) HTML
20 29 (12.03%) E-Commerce
21 26 (10.79%) Retail
22 25 (10.37%) Commerce Server
22 25 (10.37%) Fredhopper
22 25 (10.37%) EPiServer
22 25 (10.37%) hybris
23 24 (9.96%) Mathematics
24 23 (9.54%) JavaScript
24 23 (9.54%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 51 (21.16%) MS Exchange
2 43 (17.84%) BizTalk Server
3 41 (17.01%) SharePoint
4 37 (15.35%) IIS
5 25 (10.37%) Commerce Server
6 17 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.49%) CMS
7 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.07%) K2 blackpearl
9 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.24%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.24%) Lync
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.41%) Drupal
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 127 (52.70%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.45%) MS Office
3 19 (7.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (10.37%) Fredhopper
2 6 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.66%) assyst
4 2 (0.83%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.66%) Office 365
2 3 (1.24%) GitHub
2 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.28%) Internet
2 19 (7.88%) Firewall
3 18 (7.47%) DNS
3 18 (7.47%) LAN
3 18 (7.47%) DHCP
4 16 (6.64%) SAN
5 15 (6.22%) WAN
6 7 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (2.49%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.07%) Intranet
8 5 (2.07%) VPN
9 3 (1.24%) VLAN
9 3 (1.24%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.24%) VoIP
9 3 (1.24%) Wireless
10 2 (0.83%) FTP
10 2 (0.83%) LDAP
10 2 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.41%) Network Security
11 1 (0.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (44.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.49%) MS Access
8 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.83%) MySQL
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.41%) SSDT
11 1 (0.41%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.41%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 1 (0.41%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.41%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.66%) NUnit
4 4 (1.66%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.24%) Selenium
5 3 (1.24%) JIRA
5 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.24%) Moq
6 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.41%) FishEye
7 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (10.79%) Retail
2 20 (8.30%) Finance
3 10 (4.15%) Marketing
4 7 (2.90%) Games
5 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.66%) Advertising
7 3 (1.24%) Law
7 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Electronics
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.83%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (30.71%) Analyst
2 44 (18.26%) Developer
3 34 (14.11%) Support Analyst
4 28 (11.62%) Technical Analyst
5 21 (8.71%) Help Desk Support
6 20 (8.30%) Help Desk Analyst
6 20 (8.30%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 15 (6.22%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.39%) Architect
8 13 (5.39%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.98%) IT Support
10 11 (4.56%) Administrator
11 10 (4.15%) Consultant
12 9 (3.73%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.73%) Business Manager
13 8 (3.32%) SharePoint Developer
13 8 (3.32%) Technical Consultant
14 7 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.90%) Team Leader
15 6 (2.49%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (28.22%) .NET
2 30 (12.45%) HTML
3 23 (9.54%) ASP.NET
4 16 (6.64%) CSS
4 16 (6.64%) XML
5 14 (5.81%) Web Services
6 11 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (4.56%) WCF
6 11 (4.56%) jQuery
6 11 (4.56%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.32%) HTML5
8 7 (2.90%) XSLT
9 4 (1.66%) COM
9 4 (1.66%) Middleware
9 4 (1.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (1.66%) WF
10 3 (1.24%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.24%) Kendo UI
10 3 (1.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.96%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.32%) Statistics
4 7 (2.90%) Photography
5 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.49%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.24%) PDA
8 2 (0.83%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Open Source
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) AS400
9 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (37.76%) Windows
2 21 (8.71%) Windows 7
3 19 (7.88%) Linux
4 18 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.73%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.73%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.32%) UNIX
8 2 (0.83%) AIX
8 2 (0.83%) Solaris
8 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.83%) Android
8 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.69%) ITIL
3 31 (12.86%) PRINCE2
4 29 (12.03%) E-Commerce
5 22 (9.13%) MVC
6 18 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.22%) Project Management
8 12 (4.98%) Change Management
9 11 (4.56%) Line Management
10 10 (4.15%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.15%) Scrum
10 10 (4.15%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.73%) Waterfall
11 9 (3.73%) OO
11 9 (3.73%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.90%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.90%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.90%) Test Scripting
13 7 (2.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.80%) C#
2 63 (26.14%) SQL
3 34 (14.11%) Java
4 23 (9.54%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.39%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.39%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.07%) C
7 5 (2.07%) VBScript
8 4 (1.66%) PHP
9 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.83%) VB6
10 2 (0.83%) VBA
10 2 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) X++
11 1 (0.41%) PHP5
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) Python
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (14.52%) Degree
2 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.32%) ISEB
5 6 (2.49%) MCP
5 6 (2.49%) MCSE
5 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.66%) MCSA
6 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.66%) CCNA
6 4 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.24%) HND
8 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.83%) MCSD
8 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (21.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.07%) XenServer
5 4 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.66%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.24%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.24%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.83%) Kerio MailServer
7 2 (0.83%) XenApp
7 2 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.15%) SCCM
2 2 (0.83%) Nagios
2 2 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 50 (20.75%) VMware
2 25 (10.37%) EPiServer
2 25 (10.37%) hybris
3 18 (7.47%) Citrix
4 15 (6.22%) Cisco
5 13 (5.39%) HP
6 6 (2.49%) Alterian
7 5 (2.07%) SonicWALL
7 5 (2.07%) Apple
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle
8 4 (1.66%) SAP
8 4 (1.66%) NetApp
8 4 (1.66%) Dell
9 3 (1.24%) Intel
9 3 (1.24%) Avaya
9 3 (1.24%) Telerik
10 2 (0.83%) Mitel
10 2 (0.83%) NEC
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.83%) Kerio
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Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Bath
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Bath
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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