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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 85 57 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 17.42% 9.16% 15.51%
As % of the Vendors category 45.21% 25.22% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 73 52 98
Average salary £35,000 £39,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £26,550 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £49,750 £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
188 226 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 38.52% 36.33% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 168 187 277
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 £25,000 £24,200 £21,953
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +5 42 £37,500 -5.06% 7
Taunton +2 13 £45,000 +21.95% 5
Street - 6 £27,500 -
Axbridge - 5 £28,800 -
Cheddar 0 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Yeovil - 3 £37,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £45,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £31,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 101 (48.33%) MS Excel
2 67 (32.06%) C#
3 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 62 (29.67%) .NET
5 56 (26.79%) MS Office
6 50 (23.92%) Windows
7 40 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (16.75%) ITIL
9 34 (16.27%) ASP.NET
9 34 (16.27%) MVC
10 31 (14.83%) Active Directory
11 30 (14.35%) VMware
12 29 (13.88%) Security Cleared
13 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
14 27 (12.92%) Visual Studio
14 27 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (12.44%) HTML
15 26 (12.44%) Finance
16 25 (11.96%) SQL
17 24 (11.48%) MS Exchange
17 24 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (11.48%) Degree
18 23 (11.00%) OO
19 21 (10.05%) SharePoint
20 20 (9.57%) Windows 7
21 19 (9.09%) Mathematics
22 18 (8.61%) SLA
22 18 (8.61%) Cisco
22 18 (8.61%) SC Cleared
23 17 (8.13%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.05%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.78%) IIS
4 9 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.31%) Node.js
5 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.39%) CMS
9 4 (1.91%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.44%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.48%) WordPress
12 1 (0.48%) Drupal
12 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 101 (48.33%) MS Excel
2 56 (26.79%) MS Office
3 10 (4.78%) MS Project
4 9 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.91%) assyst
3 3 (1.44%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Office 365
2 4 (1.91%) SaaS
3 3 (1.44%) GitHub
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.66%) DHCP
1 16 (7.66%) TCP/IP
1 16 (7.66%) DNS
2 15 (7.18%) LAN
2 15 (7.18%) WAN
3 14 (6.70%) Firewall
4 9 (4.31%) VPN
5 8 (3.83%) SAN
6 6 (2.87%) Internet
6 6 (2.87%) FTP
7 4 (1.91%) VoIP
8 3 (1.44%) LDAP
8 3 (1.44%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.44%) Wireless
8 3 (1.44%) VLAN
9 2 (0.96%) WLAN
9 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.48%) Network Security
10 1 (0.48%) MIMO
10 1 (0.48%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.87%) MS Access
6 6 (2.87%) DTS
7 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.48%) MySQL
10 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (12.92%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.70%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.78%) Rational Performance Tester
4 6 (2.87%) NUnit
5 4 (1.91%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.44%) MorphX
6 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.44%) Moq
7 2 (0.96%) Subversion
7 2 (0.96%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (12.44%) Finance
2 14 (6.70%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.74%) Games
4 10 (4.78%) Banking
4 10 (4.78%) Retail
5 7 (3.35%) Marketing
6 4 (1.91%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Advertising
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (27.75%) Developer
2 33 (15.79%) Analyst
3 19 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.13%) Help Desk Support
5 16 (7.66%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.66%) Support Analyst
6 12 (5.74%) Architect
7 11 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.78%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.78%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 10 (4.78%) Field Engineer
8 10 (4.78%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (3.83%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.35%) Integration Architect
10 7 (3.35%) Help Desk Technician
10 7 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (2.87%) Help Desk Support Technician
11 6 (2.87%) Email Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.67%) .NET
2 34 (16.27%) ASP.NET
3 26 (12.44%) HTML
4 24 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (8.13%) .NET Framework
6 16 (7.66%) CSS
7 14 (6.70%) WCF
8 12 (5.74%) XML
9 10 (4.78%) HTML5
9 10 (4.78%) jQuery
10 9 (4.31%) RESTful
10 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.35%) Middleware
11 7 (3.35%) Web Services
12 6 (2.87%) XSLT
12 6 (2.87%) WF
12 6 (2.87%) CSS3
13 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (1.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (1.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.83%) Statistics
4 7 (3.35%) Photography
4 7 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.39%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.91%) FMCG
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.44%) Tandem
8 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.96%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) GIS
9 1 (0.48%) CCTV
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.92%) Windows
2 20 (9.57%) Windows 7
3 16 (7.66%) Linux
4 14 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.22%) Windows 8
6 10 (4.78%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.39%) Android
8 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.96%) UNIX
10 2 (0.96%) Debian
10 2 (0.96%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.75%) ITIL
3 34 (16.27%) MVC
4 23 (11.00%) OO
5 17 (8.13%) PRINCE2
6 16 (7.66%) Project Management
6 16 (7.66%) Time Management
7 14 (6.70%) Scrum
7 14 (6.70%) ERP
7 14 (6.70%) BDD
8 13 (6.22%) Web Application Development
8 13 (6.22%) Change Management
8 13 (6.22%) TDD
9 12 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.78%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.31%) Line Management
12 9 (4.31%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.83%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.06%) C#
2 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
3 25 (11.96%) SQL
4 10 (4.78%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.31%) Ruby
6 7 (3.35%) C++
6 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.39%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.91%) C
8 4 (1.91%) PHP
8 4 (1.91%) VBScript
8 4 (1.91%) VB
9 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.44%) Java
9 3 (1.44%) X++
9 3 (1.44%) VB6
10 2 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.96%) VBA
11 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.48%) Degree
3 18 (8.61%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.70%) CCNA
6 9 (4.31%) MCSE
7 7 (3.35%) ISEB
8 6 (2.87%) MCP
8 6 (2.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.39%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.44%) MCITP
11 3 (1.44%) MCSD
11 3 (1.44%) MCSA
12 2 (0.96%) CCA
12 2 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.61%) SLA
2 7 (3.35%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (14.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.44%) Kerio MailServer
3 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.96%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.31%) SCCM
2 3 (1.44%) Nagios
3 2 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (14.35%) VMware
2 18 (8.61%) Cisco
3 11 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 10 (4.78%) Avaya
4 10 (4.78%) NetScout
4 10 (4.78%) Riverbed
4 10 (4.78%) F5
5 6 (2.87%) Alterian
5 6 (2.87%) Citrix
6 4 (1.91%) HP
6 4 (1.91%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) Progress
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle
7 3 (1.44%) NEC
7 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.44%) Apple
7 3 (1.44%) Mitel
7 3 (1.44%) Telerik
7 3 (1.44%) SonicWALL
7 3 (1.44%) ProCurve
Bath
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £47,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits and training and devel
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 35 days a/l, flexi-time, pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago