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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 106 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.72% 18.53% 23.22%
As % of the Vendors category 39.38% 50.24% 55.86%
Number of salaries quoted 108 87 115
Average salary £36,500 £32,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.17% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,600 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
292 211 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 37.39% 36.89% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 263 176 194
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 22 July 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 July 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 -10 65 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Taunton -1 17 £41,000 +38.98% 2
Street -18 9 £33,300 -
Yeovil +1 3 £30,000 +30.90% 2
Bridgwater +1 3 £47,500 +120.93%
Glastonbury - 3 £47,500 -
Highbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £42,024 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 98 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 96 (51.61%) MS Excel
3 83 (44.62%) Windows
4 62 (33.33%) .NET
5 61 (32.80%) SQL
6 54 (29.03%) C#
7 49 (26.34%) MS Exchange
8 47 (25.27%) Active Directory
9 41 (22.04%) VMware
10 37 (19.89%) SharePoint
11 36 (19.35%) IIS
12 35 (18.82%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (15.59%) Java
14 26 (13.98%) Internet
15 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
15 24 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (12.37%) VB.NET
16 23 (12.37%) LAN
17 22 (11.83%) Retail
18 21 (11.29%) HTML
18 21 (11.29%) ASP.NET
18 21 (11.29%) Commerce Server
18 21 (11.29%) Firewall
18 21 (11.29%) EPiServer
18 21 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (11.29%) hybris
18 21 (11.29%) Fredhopper
19 20 (10.75%) PRINCE2
19 20 (10.75%) Windows 7
20 18 (9.68%) Citrix

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 49 (26.34%) MS Exchange
2 37 (19.89%) SharePoint
3 36 (19.35%) IIS
4 35 (18.82%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (11.29%) Commerce Server
7 9 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.23%) Lync
9 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.54%) Confluence
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.54%) Apache
11 1 (0.54%) CMS
11 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 96 (51.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.60%) MS Office
3 13 (6.99%) MS Project
4 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (11.29%) Fredhopper
2 11 (5.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.98%) Internet
2 23 (12.37%) LAN
3 21 (11.29%) Firewall
4 18 (9.68%) SAN
5 16 (8.60%) DNS
5 16 (8.60%) DHCP
6 13 (6.99%) WAN
7 9 (4.84%) VPN
8 7 (3.76%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.69%) Wireless
9 5 (2.69%) Intranet
10 3 (1.61%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.61%) VoIP
10 3 (1.61%) VLAN
10 3 (1.61%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.08%) IMAP
11 2 (1.08%) SMTP
12 1 (0.54%) LDAP
12 1 (0.54%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.08%) MySQL
8 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.08%) Subversion
4 2 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (0.54%) Selenium
5 1 (0.54%) FishEye
General
1 22 (11.83%) Retail
2 17 (9.14%) Finance
3 10 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.23%) Electronics
5 5 (2.69%) Legal
6 4 (2.15%) Marketing
6 4 (2.15%) Advertising
6 4 (2.15%) Military
7 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (30.65%) Analyst
2 40 (21.51%) Developer
3 25 (13.44%) Support Analyst
4 24 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
5 15 (8.06%) Administrator
6 14 (7.53%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.99%) Help Desk Analyst
7 13 (6.99%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 13 (6.99%) Help Desk Support
8 12 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Consultant
9 10 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (5.38%) Business Manager
10 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.30%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.76%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (33.33%) .NET
2 21 (11.29%) ASP.NET
2 21 (11.29%) HTML
3 16 (8.60%) Web Services
4 15 (8.06%) CSS
5 14 (7.53%) .NET Framework
5 14 (7.53%) WCF
6 11 (5.91%) XML
7 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.23%) jQuery
9 4 (2.15%) COM
9 4 (2.15%) WPF
10 3 (1.61%) XSLT
10 3 (1.61%) HTML5
11 2 (1.08%) WAP
11 2 (1.08%) JSON
11 2 (1.08%) ADO.NET
11 2 (1.08%) XSD
12 1 (0.54%) XSL
12 1 (0.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.15%) Statistics
3 3 (1.61%) PDA
4 2 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.08%) Open Source
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.54%) DTV
5 1 (0.54%) EPoS
5 1 (0.54%) AS400
5 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (44.62%) Windows
2 21 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (10.75%) Windows 7
4 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.91%) Linux
5 11 (5.91%) Windows 8
6 10 (5.38%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.23%) UNIX
9 2 (1.08%) AIX
10 1 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
2 20 (10.75%) PRINCE2
3 16 (8.60%) Project Management
4 12 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.91%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.91%) MVC
6 10 (5.38%) Change Management
6 10 (5.38%) ERP
7 9 (4.84%) ITIL
8 8 (4.30%) OO
8 8 (4.30%) ETL
8 8 (4.30%) Software Engineering
8 8 (4.30%) Web Development
9 7 (3.76%) Time Management
10 6 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.23%) Web Design
10 6 (3.23%) OOD
11 5 (2.69%) Programme Management
11 5 (2.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (2.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.80%) SQL
2 54 (29.03%) C#
3 29 (15.59%) Java
4 23 (12.37%) VB.NET
5 16 (8.60%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.15%) VB
9 3 (1.61%) PHP
10 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.08%) X++
11 1 (0.54%) PHP5
11 1 (0.54%) C
11 1 (0.54%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) VB6
11 1 (0.54%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.08%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) MCT
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (25.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.69%) XenServer
5 4 (2.15%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.61%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.61%) XenApp
7 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.54%) Xen
8 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.54%) MOM
2 1 (0.54%) WSUS
2 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (22.04%) VMware
2 21 (11.29%) EPiServer
2 21 (11.29%) hybris
3 18 (9.68%) Citrix
4 11 (5.91%) HP
5 8 (4.30%) Cisco
6 4 (2.15%) Dell
6 4 (2.15%) Oracle
6 4 (2.15%) Apple
7 3 (1.61%) SonicWALL
7 3 (1.61%) Avaya
8 2 (1.08%) NetApp
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Twitter
9 1 (0.54%) Meru Networks
9 1 (0.54%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.54%) Retalix
9 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Clarks
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits + training
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago