The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South West / Dorset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 73 134 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.37% 25.48% 23.93%
As % of the Vendors category 50.34% 52.34% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 124 120
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £21,233 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 145 256 314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 30.53% 48.67% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 133 233 210
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Dorset

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Dorset.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Dorset

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Dorset over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Dorset

Microsoft
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth 0 49 £34,000 +4.61% 9
Poole -18 13 £42,500 - 5
Ferndown - 6 £17,000 -
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
Weymouth - 1 £24,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 44 (34.38%) SQL
2 43 (33.59%) Windows
3 42 (32.81%) .NET
4 41 (32.03%) C#
5 39 (30.47%) SQL Server
6 33 (25.78%) HTML
7 32 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 31 (24.22%) JavaScript
8 31 (24.22%) CSS
9 26 (20.31%) jQuery
10 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (18.75%) Office 365
11 24 (18.75%) MVC
11 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET
12 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (15.63%) SDLC
15 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (13.28%) Cisco
18 16 (12.50%) PRINCE2
18 16 (12.50%) Degree
19 15 (11.72%) MS Exchange
20 14 (10.94%) Finance
20 14 (10.94%) VMware
20 14 (10.94%) Internet
20 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
21 13 (10.16%) Mentoring
21 13 (10.16%) Citrix

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.72%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.38%) IIS
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.78%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.56%) Infor M3
1 2 (1.56%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Office 365
2 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Internet
2 10 (7.81%) SAN
3 6 (4.69%) DNS
4 5 (3.91%) VPN
5 4 (3.13%) DHCP
5 4 (3.13%) WAN
6 3 (2.34%) Firewall
6 3 (2.34%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.56%) LAN
7 2 (1.56%) Network Security
7 2 (1.56%) Skype
7 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.56%) Wireless
8 1 (0.78%) PABX
8 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) VLAN
8 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.91%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) OLAP
7 1 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) MSBuild
2 5 (3.91%) NUnit
2 5 (3.91%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.78%) Selenium
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Marketing
3 6 (4.69%) Advertising
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Developer
2 29 (22.66%) C# Developer
3 20 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 18 (14.06%) .NET Developer
4 18 (14.06%) Support Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) SQL Developer
6 16 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (10.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (9.38%) IT Support
9 11 (8.59%) IT Engineer
9 11 (8.59%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.03%) Architect
11 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
11 9 (7.03%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (7.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.81%) .NET
2 33 (25.78%) HTML
3 31 (24.22%) CSS
4 26 (20.31%) jQuery
5 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 22 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (9.38%) Web Services
8 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.81%) Ajax
9 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (5.47%) HTML5
11 7 (5.47%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (4.69%) XML
13 5 (3.91%) NHibernate
13 5 (3.91%) Sass
14 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.13%) React
14 4 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.25%) User Experience
3 5 (3.91%) Learning Management System
3 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.13%) Blog
4 4 (3.13%) Social Media
5 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.59%) Windows
2 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.47%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.56%) Android
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.78%) Linux
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) MVC
2 20 (15.63%) SDLC
3 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 13 (10.16%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.59%) Web Development
7 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.25%) OO
9 7 (5.47%) ERP
9 7 (5.47%) IT Strategy
9 7 (5.47%) ITIL
9 7 (5.47%) Mathematics
10 6 (4.69%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.69%) Migration
10 6 (4.69%) Presales
10 6 (4.69%) Project Management
10 6 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (3.91%) Pair Programming
11 5 (3.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.38%) SQL
2 41 (32.03%) C#
3 31 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.03%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.91%) PHP
6 4 (3.13%) C++
6 4 (3.13%) VB
7 3 (2.34%) C
8 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.78%) VB6
8 1 (0.78%) VBScript
8 1 (0.78%) VC++
8 1 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.50%) Degree
3 9 (7.03%) MCSE
4 6 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.13%) MCITP
5 4 (3.13%) MCP
5 4 (3.13%) MCTS
6 3 (2.34%) CCA
6 3 (2.34%) CCEA
6 3 (2.34%) CCNP
6 3 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.34%) MCSA
6 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.56%) CCIE
7 2 (1.56%) CCNA
7 2 (1.56%) MCDST
8 1 (0.78%) HND
8 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.56%) PMO
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) XenApp
2 9 (7.03%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.34%) vSphere
5 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.78%) MobiControl
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
1 1 (0.78%) SCOM
1 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Cisco
2 14 (10.94%) VMware
3 13 (10.16%) Citrix
4 5 (3.91%) HP
5 4 (3.13%) SAP
6 3 (2.34%) Avaya
7 2 (1.56%) Infor
8 1 (0.78%) Dell
8 1 (0.78%) Draytek
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) Juniper
8 1 (0.78%) Nintex
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.78%) SOTI
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