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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 82 67 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.77% 10.09% 13.20%
As % of the Vendors category 39.23% 30.73% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 58 76
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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
209 218 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 37.66% 32.83% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 162 200 242
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +8 39 £40,000 +17.64% 12
Taunton +8 8 £30,713 -3.41% 1
Clevedon -3 7 £25,000 +28.20%
Cheddar 0 5 £28,500 +3.63%
Street - 5 £40,500 -
Bridgwater - 4 £28,750 -
Axbridge - 2 £30,500 -
Shepton Mallet 0 1 £36,000 +30.90%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 71 (40.57%) MS Excel
2 63 (36.00%) Windows
3 51 (29.14%) SQL Server
4 44 (25.14%) MS Office
5 42 (24.00%) C#
6 40 (22.86%) .NET
7 34 (19.43%) SQL
8 29 (16.57%) Visual Studio
8 29 (16.57%) Active Directory
8 29 (16.57%) Finance
9 28 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 27 (15.43%) MVC
10 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 24 (13.71%) SharePoint
12 24 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (13.14%) VMware
13 23 (13.14%) MS Exchange
13 23 (13.14%) IIS
14 22 (12.57%) ERP
14 22 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (10.86%) Manufacturing
17 17 (9.71%) Firewall
17 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (9.71%) DNS
17 17 (9.71%) T-SQL
17 17 (9.71%) JavaScript
18 16 (9.14%) Service Delivery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (13.71%) SharePoint
2 23 (13.14%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.14%) IIS
3 9 (5.14%) Node.js
4 8 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.86%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.57%) Lync
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (40.57%) MS Excel
2 44 (25.14%) MS Office
3 6 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) SPSS
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.14%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Office 365
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.71%) DNS
2 17 (9.71%) Firewall
3 15 (8.57%) DHCP
4 13 (7.43%) VPN
5 12 (6.86%) LAN
6 10 (5.71%) WAN
7 9 (5.14%) VoIP
8 8 (4.57%) SAN
9 6 (3.43%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.43%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.86%) FTP
11 4 (2.29%) SMTP
11 4 (2.29%) SSL
11 4 (2.29%) IPsec
11 4 (2.29%) Wireshark
11 4 (2.29%) QSIG
11 4 (2.29%) NAS
12 3 (1.71%) Wireless
13 2 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.57%) DTS
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (16.57%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.86%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.71%) TestComplete
5 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.14%) Subversion
6 2 (1.14%) MorphX
General
1 29 (16.57%) Finance
2 19 (10.86%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.29%) Retail
4 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.86%) Games
5 5 (2.86%) Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Law
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (28.57%) Developer
2 28 (16.00%) Analyst
3 15 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 11 (6.29%) C# Developer
4 11 (6.29%) Software Developer
5 9 (5.14%) Support Technician
5 9 (5.14%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (5.14%) Help Desk Technician
6 8 (4.57%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 8 (4.57%) AWS Developer
7 7 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.00%) Programmer
7 7 (4.00%) Consultant
7 7 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.43%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.43%) Support Specialist
8 6 (3.43%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.43%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.86%) .NET
2 28 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (6.29%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.71%) WCF
6 9 (5.14%) HTML
6 9 (5.14%) CSS
6 9 (5.14%) XML
6 9 (5.14%) RESTful
6 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (2.86%) STL
7 5 (2.86%) Web Services
8 3 (1.71%) HTML5
8 3 (1.71%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.71%) CSS3
9 2 (1.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (1.14%) jQuery
9 2 (1.14%) Qt
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.14%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.71%) FMCG
4 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.71%) Equities
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
5 2 (1.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) Statistics
5 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) AS400
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
6 1 (0.57%) CCTV
6 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.00%) Windows
2 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (9.14%) Windows 8
5 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.43%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.29%) Linux
8 6 (3.43%) CentOS
9 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.71%) Android
10 3 (1.71%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.43%) MVC
2 22 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.57%) ERP
2 22 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (9.14%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.57%) OO
5 12 (6.86%) CRM
5 12 (6.86%) ITIL
5 12 (6.86%) Project Management
5 12 (6.86%) Time Management
6 11 (6.29%) Data Analysis
7 10 (5.71%) Migration
8 9 (5.14%) TDD
8 9 (5.14%) BDD
8 9 (5.14%) Web Application Development
9 8 (4.57%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.43%) Change Management
11 6 (3.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.00%) C#
2 34 (19.43%) SQL
3 17 (9.71%) T-SQL
3 17 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.71%) C++
5 9 (5.14%) Ruby
6 8 (4.57%) Java
7 6 (3.43%) C
7 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.29%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.71%) VB
9 3 (1.71%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.14%) VB6
10 2 (1.14%) X++
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) RPG
11 1 (0.57%) VBScript
11 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.14%) MCSE
3 9 (5.14%) CCNA
4 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.86%) MCITP
7 4 (2.29%) Degree
7 4 (2.29%) CCA
7 4 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.71%) MCSA
8 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.14%) MCP
9 2 (1.14%) MCSD
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (16.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) vSphere
4 4 (2.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) WSUS
1 3 (1.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) VMware
2 9 (5.14%) Oracle
3 7 (4.00%) Citrix
3 7 (4.00%) Cisco
4 6 (3.43%) Sage
5 5 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.86%) Lotus
5 5 (2.86%) Avaya
5 5 (2.86%) NetScout
5 5 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 5 (2.86%) F5
6 4 (2.29%) Siemens
6 4 (2.29%) Adobe
7 3 (1.71%) Progress
7 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) Altiris
8 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.14%) HP
8 2 (1.14%) Dell
8 2 (1.14%) EMC
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