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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 109 100 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 18.66% 14.68% 18.59%
As % of the Vendors category 48.44% 37.88% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 94 94 104
Average salary £33,250 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £24,650 £21,817
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
225 264 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 38.53% 38.77% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 202 228 248
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 45 £34,000 -8.10% 4
Taunton +3 15 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Yeovil - 12 £37,500 -
Axbridge - 9 £28,800 -
Street +7 5 £25,000 -55.55%
Cheddar - 3 £32,500 -
Clevedon - 3 £45,000 -
Weston-super-Mare 0 2 £30,090 +20.36%
Bridgwater - 1 £31,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 121 (50.42%) MS Excel
2 85 (35.42%) SQL Server
3 68 (28.33%) C#
4 66 (27.50%) .NET
5 62 (25.83%) Windows
6 59 (24.58%) MS Office
7 43 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (15.00%) SQL
9 35 (14.58%) ITIL
10 34 (14.17%) MVC
11 33 (13.75%) Active Directory
12 32 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 32 (13.33%) Degree
13 31 (12.92%) VMware
14 29 (12.08%) MS Exchange
14 29 (12.08%) Finance
14 29 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (11.25%) Security Cleared
16 26 (10.83%) HTML
16 26 (10.83%) JavaScript
17 24 (10.00%) OO
18 22 (9.17%) SharePoint
18 22 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (9.17%) Mathematics
18 22 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (8.75%) Visual Studio
19 21 (8.75%) PRINCE2
20 20 (8.33%) Cisco
20 20 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (8.33%) Project Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (12.08%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.92%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (6.25%) IIS
5 9 (3.75%) Commerce Server
5 9 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.75%) Node.js
6 6 (2.50%) CMS
7 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.67%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.42%) WordPress
11 1 (0.42%) Drupal
11 1 (0.42%) Lync
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 121 (50.42%) MS Excel
2 59 (24.58%) MS Office
3 12 (5.00%) MS Project
4 10 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.42%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.75%) Fredhopper
3 4 (1.67%) assyst
4 3 (1.25%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) SaaS
1 4 (1.67%) Office 365
2 3 (1.25%) GitHub
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.08%) WAN
2 16 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.25%) DHCP
3 15 (6.25%) DNS
3 15 (6.25%) Firewall
4 14 (5.83%) LAN
5 13 (5.42%) Internet
6 11 (4.58%) VPN
7 6 (2.50%) SAN
8 4 (1.67%) VoIP
9 3 (1.25%) LDAP
9 3 (1.25%) FTP
9 3 (1.25%) Wireless
9 3 (1.25%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.83%) VLAN
10 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.42%) ADSL
11 1 (0.42%) Network Security
11 1 (0.42%) MIMO
11 1 (0.42%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.75%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.50%) MS Access
9 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.25%) DTS
12 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.42%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.42%) OLAP
12 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.42%) SSDT
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.42%) MySQL
12 1 (0.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 21 (8.75%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
5 6 (2.50%) NUnit
6 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.25%) JIRA
7 3 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.25%) Moq
8 2 (0.83%) MorphX
8 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.83%) Selenium
9 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (12.08%) Finance
2 19 (7.92%) Retail
3 14 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.00%) Games
5 10 (4.17%) Banking
5 10 (4.17%) Marketing
6 6 (2.50%) Advertising
7 4 (1.67%) Law
8 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.83%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 60 (25.00%) Developer
2 55 (22.92%) Analyst
3 25 (10.42%) Support Analyst
4 23 (9.58%) Help Desk Support
5 19 (7.92%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.08%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.08%) Help Desk Analyst
7 16 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 13 (5.42%) Architect
9 11 (4.58%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.58%) IT Support
10 10 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.17%) Field Engineer
11 7 (2.92%) Integration Architect
11 7 (2.92%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.92%) Consultant
11 7 (2.92%) SQL Developer
11 7 (2.92%) Help Desk Technician
11 7 (2.92%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.50%) .NET
2 32 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 26 (10.83%) HTML
4 22 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (7.08%) CSS
6 15 (6.25%) WCF
7 14 (5.83%) .NET Framework
8 11 (4.58%) XML
9 10 (4.17%) HTML5
9 10 (4.17%) jQuery
10 9 (3.75%) RESTful
10 9 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (3.75%) Web Services
11 6 (2.50%) WF
11 6 (2.50%) XSLT
11 6 (2.50%) Middleware
11 6 (2.50%) CSS3
12 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.17%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.33%) Statistics
4 7 (2.92%) Photography
5 6 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.67%) FMCG
8 3 (1.25%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.25%) Replication
8 3 (1.25%) Tandem
9 2 (0.83%) PDA
9 2 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) CCTV
10 1 (0.42%) AS400
10 1 (0.42%) EPoS
10 1 (0.42%) GIS
10 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.83%) Windows
2 18 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 16 (6.67%) Linux
4 14 (5.83%) Windows 8
5 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.08%) Android
9 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.25%) UNIX
10 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.83%) Debian
11 2 (0.83%) CentOS
12 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.42%) AIX
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.58%) ITIL
3 34 (14.17%) MVC
4 24 (10.00%) OO
5 21 (8.75%) PRINCE2
6 20 (8.33%) Project Management
7 16 (6.67%) Time Management
8 15 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.25%) ERP
8 15 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (6.25%) Scrum
9 14 (5.83%) Change Management
9 14 (5.83%) BDD
9 14 (5.83%) Web Application Development
10 13 (5.42%) TDD
11 11 (4.58%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.75%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.33%) C#
2 36 (15.00%) SQL
3 26 (10.83%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.83%) Java
5 12 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.75%) Ruby
7 8 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.92%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.08%) VBScript
9 5 (2.08%) C
9 5 (2.08%) C++
10 4 (1.67%) VB
10 4 (1.67%) PHP
10 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.25%) VB6
12 2 (0.83%) X++
12 2 (0.83%) VBA
12 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 32 (13.33%) Degree
2 27 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.08%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.83%) CCNA
5 14 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.75%) MCSE
7 8 (3.33%) MCP
7 8 (3.33%) ISEB
8 6 (2.50%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.08%) MCSA
10 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.25%) MCSD
11 3 (1.25%) HND
12 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.08%) SLA
2 7 (2.92%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.25%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.83%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.42%) Xen
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (12.92%) VMware
2 20 (8.33%) Cisco
3 12 (5.00%) Avaya
4 11 (4.58%) CheckPoint
5 10 (4.17%) NetScout
5 10 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 10 (4.17%) F5
6 9 (3.75%) hybris
6 9 (3.75%) EPiServer
7 7 (2.92%) Citrix
8 6 (2.50%) HP
8 6 (2.50%) Alterian
9 5 (2.08%) SonicWALL
9 5 (2.08%) Apple
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle
10 4 (1.67%) SAP
11 3 (1.25%) NEC
11 3 (1.25%) Intel
11 3 (1.25%) NetApp
11 3 (1.25%) Red Hat
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