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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 133 107 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 17.32% 19.07% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 44.93% 51.20% 59.92%
Number of salaries quoted 120 90 141
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
296 209 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 38.54% 37.25% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 260 175 224
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 20 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 20 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 -3 77 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Taunton +1 19 £37,250 +24.16% 5
Street -12 8 £33,300 -28.38%
Yeovil +4 5 £29,000 +26.54%
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 20 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.

1 116 (51.33%) MS Excel
2 108 (47.79%) SQL Server
3 90 (39.82%) Windows
4 65 (28.76%) SQL
4 65 (28.76%) .NET
5 61 (26.99%) C#
6 58 (25.66%) Active Directory
7 54 (23.89%) MS Exchange
8 50 (22.12%) VMware
9 41 (18.14%) SharePoint
10 40 (17.70%) IIS
11 39 (17.26%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (15.49%) Java
13 30 (13.27%) Internet
14 29 (12.83%) E-Commerce
15 28 (12.39%) Degree
16 27 (11.95%) PRINCE2
16 27 (11.95%) ITIL
17 26 (11.50%) MS Office
17 26 (11.50%) Retail
17 26 (11.50%) Windows 7
18 25 (11.06%) hybris
18 25 (11.06%) Fredhopper
18 25 (11.06%) EPiServer
18 25 (11.06%) Commerce Server
19 24 (10.62%) Finance
19 24 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (10.18%) HTML
21 22 (9.73%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 54 (23.89%) MS Exchange
2 41 (18.14%) SharePoint
3 40 (17.70%) IIS
4 39 (17.26%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (11.06%) Commerce Server
6 24 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.77%) CMS
8 4 (1.77%) Lync
9 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.33%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) Drupal
11 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.44%) WordPress
11 1 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.44%) Apache
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 116 (51.33%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.50%) MS Office
3 16 (7.08%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (11.06%) Fredhopper
2 10 (4.42%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.77%) assyst
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.27%) Internet
2 22 (9.73%) LAN
3 20 (8.85%) Firewall
4 19 (8.41%) DNS
4 19 (8.41%) DHCP
5 17 (7.52%) WAN
5 17 (7.52%) SAN
6 8 (3.54%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.10%) VPN
7 7 (3.10%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.21%) Intranet
9 4 (1.77%) Wireless
10 3 (1.33%) VLAN
10 3 (1.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.33%) VoIP
11 1 (0.44%) LDAP
11 1 (0.44%) ADSL
11 1 (0.44%) SMTP
11 1 (0.44%) IMAP
11 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (47.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.88%) MySQL
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.44%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (0.44%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.44%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.44%) DTS
10 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.44%) OLAP
10 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.33%) JIRA
4 3 (1.33%) Selenium
5 2 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.88%) Subversion
5 2 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.44%) FishEye
6 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (11.50%) Retail
2 24 (10.62%) Finance
3 9 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.65%) Marketing
5 5 (2.21%) Advertising
5 5 (2.21%) Legal
6 4 (1.77%) Electronics
7 3 (1.33%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Military
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (30.09%) Analyst
2 44 (19.47%) Developer
3 30 (13.27%) Support Analyst
4 28 (12.39%) Technical Analyst
5 16 (7.08%) Help Desk Support
6 15 (6.64%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 15 (6.64%) Help Desk Analyst
7 14 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.75%) Administrator
8 13 (5.75%) Consultant
9 12 (5.31%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.31%) Business Manager
10 11 (4.87%) IT Support
10 11 (4.87%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.87%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (3.98%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.10%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (28.76%) .NET
2 23 (10.18%) HTML
3 21 (9.29%) ASP.NET
4 14 (6.19%) CSS
5 13 (5.75%) Web Services
5 13 (5.75%) XML
6 12 (5.31%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.42%) WCF
8 8 (3.54%) jQuery
8 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.65%) COM
10 5 (2.21%) HTML5
10 5 (2.21%) XSLT
11 3 (1.33%) WPF
12 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (0.88%) JSON
12 2 (0.88%) ADO.NET
12 2 (0.88%) XSD
12 2 (0.88%) XSL
13 1 (0.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.64%) Mathematics
2 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.77%) Statistics
4 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.33%) PDA
6 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.88%) Open Source
6 2 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.88%) Photography
7 1 (0.44%) AS400
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
7 1 (0.44%) DTV
7 1 (0.44%) EPoS
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (39.82%) Windows
2 26 (11.50%) Windows 7
3 23 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.64%) Linux
6 12 (5.31%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.42%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.54%) UNIX
10 2 (0.88%) AIX
10 2 (0.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.83%) E-Commerce
2 27 (11.95%) ITIL
2 27 (11.95%) PRINCE2
3 16 (7.08%) Project Management
3 16 (7.08%) MVC
4 14 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (5.75%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.87%) Change Management
6 11 (4.87%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.42%) ETL
8 9 (3.98%) ERP
9 8 (3.54%) Service Management
9 8 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.10%) ITSM
10 7 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.65%) Scrum
11 6 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.65%) Time Management
11 6 (2.65%) Waterfall
12 5 (2.21%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.76%) SQL
2 61 (26.99%) C#
3 35 (15.49%) Java
4 20 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.85%) VB.NET
5 16 (7.08%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.31%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.21%) VBScript
7 5 (2.21%) VB
8 4 (1.77%) PHP
8 4 (1.77%) C
9 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.88%) VB6
10 2 (0.88%) X++
11 1 (0.44%) PHP5
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) ABAP
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (12.39%) Degree
2 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.21%) ISEB
7 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.33%) MCP
8 3 (1.33%) MCSD
8 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.88%) HND
9 2 (0.88%) MCSE
9 2 (0.88%) MCSA
9 2 (0.88%) CCNA
9 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) TickIT
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 58 (25.66%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.21%) XenServer
5 4 (1.77%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.77%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.33%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.33%) XenApp
7 2 (0.88%) Xen
8 1 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.54%) SCCM
2 2 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (22.12%) VMware
2 25 (11.06%) EPiServer
2 25 (11.06%) hybris
3 18 (7.96%) Citrix
4 13 (5.75%) Cisco
5 11 (4.87%) HP
6 5 (2.21%) Oracle
7 4 (1.77%) Dell
7 4 (1.77%) Apple
8 3 (1.33%) Intel
8 3 (1.33%) SAP
8 3 (1.33%) Avaya
8 3 (1.33%) NetApp
8 3 (1.33%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.88%) Twitter
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) Cognos
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) Alterian
10 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
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