Period
to 16 October 2017

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 6 months to 16 October 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 178 245 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 18.68% 23.07% 21.62%
As % of the Vendors category 48.90% 51.47% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 168 233 239
Dorset median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £18,350 £19,050 £16,750
90th Percentile £51,625 £48,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +7.14%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Dorset.

All Vendors
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 364 476 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 38.20% 44.82% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 307 434 481
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,575 £20,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% - +2.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 6 months to 16 October 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 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +3 88 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Poole -17 47 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Weymouth - 16 £24,000 - 1
Wimborne - 7 £22,500 -
Ferndown - 6 £17,000 -
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 74 (41.57%) .NET
2 66 (37.08%) C#
3 60 (33.71%) Windows
4 59 (33.15%) HTML
4 59 (33.15%) JavaScript
4 59 (33.15%) SQL Server
5 55 (30.90%) CSS
6 51 (28.65%) SQL
7 50 (28.09%) ASP.NET
8 49 (27.53%) MVC
9 46 (25.84%) Active Directory
10 44 (24.72%) jQuery
11 43 (24.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (22.47%) VMware
13 39 (21.91%) Citrix
13 39 (21.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 34 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (16.85%) Degree
15 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (16.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (15.17%) SDLC
18 25 (14.04%) SAN
19 24 (13.48%) IIS
19 24 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 24 (13.48%) Office 365
20 23 (12.92%) Windows Server
21 22 (12.36%) Git (software)
21 22 (12.36%) Internet
22 21 (11.80%) MS Exchange
22 21 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure

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 24 (13.48%) IIS
2 21 (11.80%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.49%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.93%) CMS
7 6 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.81%) EPiServer
8 5 (2.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.25%) Apache
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (13.48%) Office 365
3 9 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.69%) G Suite
5 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.04%) SAN
2 22 (12.36%) Internet
3 15 (8.43%) DNS
3 15 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.06%) Firewall
5 8 (4.49%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.81%) NAS
6 5 (2.81%) Network Security
6 5 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (2.81%) WAN
6 5 (2.81%) Wireless
7 4 (2.25%) DDNS
7 4 (2.25%) DHCP
7 4 (2.25%) VPN
8 3 (1.69%) IPsec
9 2 (1.12%) LAN
10 1 (0.56%) PABX
10 1 (0.56%) PBX
10 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (11.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (10.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.81%) MySQL
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.69%) Power BI
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.56%) QlikView
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.18%) NUnit
3 7 (3.93%) MSBuild
3 7 (3.93%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.69%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 14 (7.87%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Marketing
3 3 (1.69%) Advertising
3 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.69%) Retail
4 2 (1.12%) Automotive
4 2 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (42.13%) Developer
2 42 (23.60%) Software Developer
3 37 (20.79%) C# Developer
4 28 (15.73%) Support Engineer
5 27 (15.17%) .NET Developer
6 23 (12.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (10.67%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (10.67%) SQL Developer
8 17 (9.55%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (8.99%) IT Support
10 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (7.30%) Support Technician
12 12 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (6.74%) Analyst
12 12 (6.74%) IT Engineer
13 11 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (41.57%) .NET
2 59 (33.15%) HTML
3 55 (30.90%) CSS
4 50 (28.09%) ASP.NET
5 44 (24.72%) jQuery
6 43 (24.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (10.11%) Ajax
9 17 (9.55%) XML
10 16 (8.99%) AngularJS
10 16 (8.99%) Web Services
11 14 (7.87%) .NET Framework
11 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (6.18%) NHibernate
13 9 (5.06%) HTML5
14 8 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (4.49%) Sass
15 7 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (2.81%) LINQ
16 5 (2.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) User Experience
2 14 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.93%) Learning Management System
3 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.37%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.25%) Blog
6 4 (2.25%) Clustering
6 4 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.25%) Social Media
7 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.69%) PKI
7 3 (1.69%) Wiki
8 2 (1.12%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.71%) Windows
2 29 (16.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (12.92%) Windows Server
4 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.69%) Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.53%) MVC
2 34 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.17%) SDLC
4 14 (7.87%) Project Management
4 14 (7.87%) TDD
4 14 (7.87%) Web Development
5 11 (6.18%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (6.18%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (6.18%) Integration Testing
5 11 (6.18%) Migration
5 11 (6.18%) OO
5 11 (6.18%) Pair Programming
5 11 (6.18%) Process Improvement
5 11 (6.18%) Scrum-ban
5 11 (6.18%) User Stories
6 8 (4.49%) CRM
6 8 (4.49%) ITIL
6 8 (4.49%) Presales
6 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2
6 8 (4.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (37.08%) C#
2 59 (33.15%) JavaScript
3 51 (28.65%) SQL
4 11 (6.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.81%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.25%) C++
6 4 (2.25%) VB
7 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.12%) C
9 1 (0.56%) Fortran
9 1 (0.56%) Java
9 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (16.85%) Degree
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.87%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (7.30%) MCSE
4 9 (5.06%) CCEA
4 9 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.37%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.37%) CCA
6 6 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.81%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.25%) CCENT
8 4 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.69%) CISSP
9 3 (1.69%) GIAC
9 3 (1.69%) ISEB
9 3 (1.69%) MCSA
9 3 (1.69%) SSCP
9 3 (1.69%) VCP5
9 3 (1.69%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (25.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.11%) XenDesktop
4 16 (8.99%) XenApp
5 10 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.62%) vSphere
6 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
1 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (22.47%) VMware
2 39 (21.91%) Citrix
3 10 (5.62%) Cisco
4 8 (4.49%) HP
5 5 (2.81%) EMC
5 5 (2.81%) Google
5 5 (2.81%) SAP
5 5 (2.81%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.25%) Dell
6 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.69%) DataCore
7 3 (1.69%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.69%) Rapid7
8 2 (1.12%) Apple
8 2 (1.12%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.12%) Veeam
9 1 (0.56%) ANSYS
9 1 (0.56%) Draytek
9 1 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.56%) Webroot