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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 67 132 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.32% 16.42% 18.33%
As % of the Vendors category 30.88% 42.86% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55 124 82
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
217 308 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 36.66% 38.31% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 189 278 169
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 35 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Street +12 8 £42,750 +28.37%
Taunton -2 5 £28,250 -31.09% 2
Glastonbury +3 1 £26,500 -44.21%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £46,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £35,000 - 3
Frome - 1 £18,500 - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 86 (56.58%) Windows
2 57 (37.50%) SQL
3 53 (34.87%) MS Excel
4 46 (30.26%) VMware
5 41 (26.97%) SQL Server
6 36 (23.68%) .NET
7 32 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 32 (21.05%) C#
8 31 (20.39%) SAN
9 28 (18.42%) Finance
10 27 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (16.45%) MS Office
12 25 (16.45%) SCCM
13 23 (15.13%) MVC
14 21 (13.82%) MS Exchange
15 20 (13.16%) LAN
15 20 (13.16%) TCP/IP
16 19 (12.50%) Linux
16 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (12.50%) vSphere
17 17 (11.18%) IIS
17 17 (11.18%) HTML
18 16 (10.53%) Visual Studio
18 16 (10.53%) DNS
18 16 (10.53%) Service Delivery
18 16 (10.53%) SCOM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 21 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.18%) IIS
3 15 (9.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.29%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.97%) Lync
6 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) WorkSite
Applications
1 53 (34.87%) MS Excel
2 25 (16.45%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.32%) Sage 1000
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) Office 365
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.39%) SAN
2 20 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 20 (13.16%) LAN
3 16 (10.53%) DNS
4 15 (9.87%) WAN
5 14 (9.21%) Firewall
6 8 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 7 (4.61%) Wireless
7 7 (4.61%) IPsec
7 7 (4.61%) NAS
7 7 (4.61%) SSL
7 7 (4.61%) VPN
8 6 (3.95%) WLAN
9 5 (3.29%) SMTP
9 5 (3.29%) DHCP
9 5 (3.29%) VoIP
10 4 (2.63%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.63%) QSIG
10 4 (2.63%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.29%) Big Data
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) DTS
7 1 (0.66%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.66%) SSDT
7 1 (0.66%) QlikView
7 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.95%) Subversion
3 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.95%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.97%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.32%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (1.32%) SilkTest
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
5 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
General
1 28 (18.42%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) French Language
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (28.95%) Analyst
2 35 (23.03%) Developer
3 22 (14.47%) Support Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.21%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 12 (7.89%) Systems Support Analyst
6 12 (7.89%) Systems Support
7 11 (7.24%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Junior
10 7 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.61%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.68%) .NET
2 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.18%) HTML
4 14 (9.21%) CSS
5 13 (8.55%) HTML5
6 10 (6.58%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.92%) XML
7 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.61%) jQuery
8 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (3.95%) CSS3
10 5 (3.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (3.29%) STL
10 5 (3.29%) Web Services
11 4 (2.63%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.97%) OpenGL
13 2 (1.32%) XBRL
13 2 (1.32%) X-Windows
13 2 (1.32%) SOAP
13 2 (1.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.29%) User Experience
4 4 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.63%) Replication
5 3 (1.97%) Equities
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.97%) iPhone
5 3 (1.97%) iPad
5 3 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.32%) EPoS
7 1 (0.66%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.66%) DTV
7 1 (0.66%) AS400
7 1 (0.66%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 86 (56.58%) Windows
2 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (12.50%) Linux
4 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.24%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.24%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.61%) CentOS
7 6 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.29%) UNIX
9 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.97%) Android
9 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.13%) MVC
3 16 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 14 (9.21%) ERP
4 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 10 (6.58%) Release Management
6 10 (6.58%) CRM
6 10 (6.58%) ITIL
6 10 (6.58%) MVVM
7 9 (5.92%) Project Management
7 9 (5.92%) Migration
7 9 (5.92%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.61%) Process Management
9 7 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.61%) Mobile Development
10 6 (3.95%) Line Management
10 6 (3.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.50%) SQL
2 32 (21.05%) C#
3 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.58%) Java
3 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.92%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.61%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.95%) C++
7 4 (2.63%) C
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.32%) VBA
9 1 (0.66%) Python
9 1 (0.66%) PHP
9 1 (0.66%) RPG
9 1 (0.66%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (3.29%) MCSE
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.97%) MCSA
5 2 (1.32%) CCNA
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) MCITP
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.66%) MOS
6 1 (0.66%) CCA
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 32 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.50%) vSphere
4 4 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.97%) vCloud
6 1 (0.66%) StorNext
6 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (16.45%) SCCM
2 16 (10.53%) SCOM
3 4 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (30.26%) VMware
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle
3 10 (6.58%) HP
4 9 (5.92%) Cisco
5 8 (5.26%) Citrix
6 6 (3.95%) Sage
7 5 (3.29%) Lotus
7 5 (3.29%) SAP
8 4 (2.63%) Dell
8 4 (2.63%) EMC
8 4 (2.63%) Adobe
8 4 (2.63%) Avaya
8 4 (2.63%) Veeam
8 4 (2.63%) Siemens
9 3 (1.97%) Reuters
9 3 (1.97%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.97%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.97%) NetApp
9 3 (1.97%) IBM
10 1 (0.66%) Intel
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