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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 129 72 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.29% 14.52% 9.12%
As % of the Vendors category 56.58% 37.89% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 85 62 50
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,700 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
228 190 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 37.62% 38.31% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 167 166 170
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +6 54 £37,500 - 8
Taunton +2 31 £26,500 -47.00% 2
Street +3 20 £47,500 +58.33%
Yeovil -3 9 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Frome - 1 £22,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £26,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (48.26%) Windows
2 109 (47.39%) SQL Server
3 89 (38.70%) C#
4 85 (36.96%) .NET
5 84 (36.52%) MS Excel
6 63 (27.39%) SQL
7 52 (22.61%) Finance
8 51 (22.17%) MS Office
8 51 (22.17%) Windows Server
9 48 (20.87%) Active Directory
10 44 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 42 (18.26%) MS Exchange
12 41 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 40 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (16.96%) HTML
15 38 (16.52%) Linux
16 37 (16.09%) MVC
17 36 (15.65%) ITIL
17 36 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 35 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (14.35%) Unix
19 33 (14.35%) Hyper-V
20 32 (13.91%) Degree
20 32 (13.91%) JavaScript
20 32 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 31 (13.48%) Citrix
22 30 (13.04%) Visual Studio
23 28 (12.17%) Firewall
24 27 (11.74%) PHP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 42 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 22 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.39%) Apache
4 17 (7.39%) Drupal
5 16 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.91%) Skype for Business
8 7 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (3.04%) IIS
9 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (36.52%) MS Excel
2 51 (22.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Line 50
4 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.48%) Office 365
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.17%) Firewall
2 20 (8.70%) DNS
3 16 (6.96%) DHCP
4 14 (6.09%) SAN
4 14 (6.09%) VoIP
4 14 (6.09%) VPN
5 12 (5.22%) Intranet
6 11 (4.78%) Network Security
7 10 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.91%) Skype
8 9 (3.91%) Wireless
9 7 (3.04%) Internet
9 7 (3.04%) WAN
10 6 (2.61%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.61%) VLAN
11 4 (1.74%) PBX
12 3 (1.30%) IPsec
12 3 (1.30%) NAS
12 3 (1.30%) SSL
13 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (47.39%) SQL Server
2 44 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.48%) MySQL
6 7 (3.04%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.74%) Ingres
9 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.43%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.43%) QlikView
11 1 (0.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 30 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) MorphX
4 1 (0.43%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.43%) TestComplete
General
1 52 (22.61%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Banking
3 12 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.35%) Marketing
5 9 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.48%) Electronics
7 3 (1.30%) Back Office
7 3 (1.30%) Billing
8 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (38.70%) Developer
2 47 (20.43%) .NET Developer
3 36 (15.65%) C# Developer
4 32 (13.91%) Analyst
5 27 (11.74%) Team Leader
6 25 (10.87%) Support Engineer
7 24 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (9.13%) IT Support
9 19 (8.26%) Software Developer
10 17 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (6.96%) Support Analyst
12 15 (6.52%) Applications Support
12 15 (6.52%) Development Team Leader
12 15 (6.52%) IT Engineer
12 15 (6.52%) SQL Developer
13 14 (6.09%) Senior Developer
14 13 (5.65%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (5.65%) Systems Developer
15 12 (5.22%) Applications Support Analyst
16 11 (4.78%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (36.96%) .NET
2 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 39 (16.96%) HTML
4 25 (10.87%) CSS
5 22 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (8.26%) WCF
7 17 (7.39%) .NET Framework
8 16 (6.96%) Entity Framework
9 14 (6.09%) Web Services
10 13 (5.65%) jQuery
11 9 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (3.91%) XML
12 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.17%) Ajax
14 4 (1.74%) JSON
14 4 (1.74%) LAMP
14 4 (1.74%) LINQ
14 4 (1.74%) Silverlight
14 4 (1.74%) WinForms
14 4 (1.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.39%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.22%) Credit Risk
3 12 (5.22%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.22%) SWIFT
3 12 (5.22%) User Experience
4 10 (4.35%) iPhone
5 9 (3.91%) iPad
6 7 (3.04%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.74%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 111 (48.26%) Windows
2 51 (22.17%) Windows Server
3 41 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (16.52%) Linux
5 36 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (14.35%) Unix
7 22 (9.57%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.78%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.30%) Android
11 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.09%) MVC
3 36 (15.65%) ITIL
4 24 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (8.26%) CRM
6 19 (8.26%) Scrum
6 19 (8.26%) Wealth Management
7 18 (7.83%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.39%) Change Management
8 17 (7.39%) Data Analysis
9 16 (6.96%) Time Management
10 15 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.52%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.09%) ERP
11 14 (6.09%) User Stories
12 13 (5.65%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (5.22%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.22%) Programme Management
14 11 (4.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.70%) C#
2 63 (27.39%) SQL
3 32 (13.91%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.74%) PHP
5 25 (10.87%) VB
6 19 (8.26%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.78%) C
8 9 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.48%) VB6
10 5 (2.17%) X++
11 4 (1.74%) Java
11 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.87%) C++
12 2 (0.87%) XPath
12 2 (0.87%) XQuery
13 1 (0.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 35 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (13.91%) Degree
3 18 (7.83%) MCSE
4 13 (5.65%) MCSD
5 11 (4.78%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.48%) MCSA
7 7 (3.04%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (3.04%) MCDST
8 4 (1.74%) CCNA
8 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.30%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) ACCA
11 1 (0.43%) CIMA
11 1 (0.43%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) SLA
2 8 (3.48%) QA
3 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (20.87%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.35%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.48%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.48%) XenApp
5 7 (3.04%) Xen
6 5 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.74%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.09%) SCCM
1 14 (6.09%) SCOM
2 7 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.87%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.43%) SCSM
4 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.43%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 31 (13.48%) Citrix
2 17 (7.39%) Cisco
2 17 (7.39%) VMware
3 12 (5.22%) Bloomberg
3 12 (5.22%) Reuters
3 12 (5.22%) SAP
4 8 (3.48%) NetApp
4 8 (3.48%) Palo Alto
4 8 (3.48%) Remedy
5 7 (3.04%) Intel Security
5 7 (3.04%) Symantec
6 6 (2.61%) Apple
6 6 (2.61%) Oracle
7 5 (2.17%) Dell
8 3 (1.30%) Juniper
9 2 (0.87%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (0.87%) HP
9 2 (0.87%) Sage
9 2 (0.87%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.43%) Tableau
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