Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 283 217 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 22.66% 21.34% 20.76%
As % of the Vendors category 54.21% 48.33% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 257 207 263
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £19,000 £17,750 £16,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +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 522 449 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 41.79% 44.15% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 434 411 549
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £51,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Poole -7 118 £34,000 -2.86% 12
Bournemouth +3 101 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Weymouth - 19 £23,750 -
Wimborne - 7 £22,500 -
Ferndown - 6 £42,500 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 112 (39.58%) .NET
2 106 (37.46%) C#
3 93 (32.86%) SQL
3 93 (32.86%) SQL Server
4 87 (30.74%) JavaScript
5 77 (27.21%) MVC
6 76 (26.86%) Active Directory
7 75 (26.50%) HTML
7 75 (26.50%) ASP.NET
8 74 (26.15%) Windows
9 73 (25.80%) CSS
10 69 (24.38%) jQuery
11 62 (21.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (18.02%) VMware
13 48 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 45 (15.90%) Citrix
15 43 (15.19%) Office 365
16 42 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (13.43%) LINQ
19 34 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 33 (11.66%) .NET Framework
21 32 (11.31%) Web Services
22 31 (10.95%) Windows Server
23 29 (10.25%) Umbraco
24 28 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
24 28 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
24 28 (9.89%) SAN
24 28 (9.89%) CMS

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 29 (10.25%) Umbraco
2 28 (9.89%) CMS
3 26 (9.19%) MS Exchange
4 23 (8.13%) IIS
5 19 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.89%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.18%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.77%) Apache
9 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.41%) Kentico
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.77%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 5 (1.77%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (15.19%) Office 365
3 12 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.06%) G Suite
5 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.89%) SAN
2 15 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.59%) DNS
4 11 (3.89%) Internet
5 9 (3.18%) Firewall
6 6 (2.12%) NAS
6 6 (2.12%) NetScaler
7 5 (1.77%) DDNS
7 5 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (1.77%) WAN
8 3 (1.06%) DHCP
8 3 (1.06%) IPsec
8 3 (1.06%) Network Security
8 3 (1.06%) PABX
8 3 (1.06%) VPN
8 3 (1.06%) Wireless
9 2 (0.71%) LAN
10 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.35%) PBX
10 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (6.36%) Power BI
5 13 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.18%) QlikView
7 9 (3.18%) Semantic Layer
7 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.12%) MySQL
9 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 26 (9.19%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (4.59%) Subversion
4 7 (2.47%) NUnit
5 3 (1.06%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.71%) MSTest
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 25 (8.83%) Finance
2 24 (8.48%) Marketing
3 16 (5.65%) Automotive
4 8 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.83%) Retail
5 7 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.77%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.41%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (37.81%) Developer
2 49 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 47 (16.61%) Software Developer
4 42 (14.84%) .NET Developer
4 42 (14.84%) C# Developer
5 33 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (9.89%) Consultant
7 27 (9.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 27 (9.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (9.19%) IT Support
9 23 (8.13%) IT Engineer
10 21 (7.42%) IT Support Engineer
11 18 (6.36%) IT Manager
11 18 (6.36%) Junior
11 18 (6.36%) Web Developer
12 17 (6.01%) C# Web Developer
13 16 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (5.65%) Support Technician
14 15 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (39.58%) .NET
2 75 (26.50%) ASP.NET
2 75 (26.50%) HTML
3 73 (25.80%) CSS
4 69 (24.38%) jQuery
5 62 (21.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (13.43%) LINQ
7 33 (11.66%) .NET Framework
8 32 (11.31%) Web Services
9 26 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 26 (9.19%) REST
10 22 (7.77%) AngularJS
11 18 (6.36%) Razor View Engine
12 17 (6.01%) SOAP
13 14 (4.95%) TensorFlow
13 14 (4.95%) XML
14 13 (4.59%) Ajax
15 8 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (2.83%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (2.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.42%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.65%) User Experience
3 14 (4.95%) Algorithms
3 14 (4.95%) CUDA
3 14 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.95%) PKI
4 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.77%) Clustering
5 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.77%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.41%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.06%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.06%) Wiki
8 2 (0.71%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.15%) Windows
2 39 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (10.95%) Windows Server
4 28 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.06%) Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.21%) MVC
2 48 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (9.54%) Web Development
4 25 (8.83%) ERP
4 25 (8.83%) Presales
5 21 (7.42%) Analytics
6 20 (7.07%) CRM
7 19 (6.71%) Project Management
7 19 (6.71%) SDLC
8 18 (6.36%) Waterfall
9 15 (5.30%) TDD
10 14 (4.95%) Biology
10 14 (4.95%) Deep Learning
10 14 (4.95%) ETL
10 14 (4.95%) Image Processing
10 14 (4.95%) Machine Learning
10 14 (4.95%) Neural Network
10 14 (4.95%) Signal Processing
10 14 (4.95%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.46%) C#
2 93 (32.86%) SQL
3 87 (30.74%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.19%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.01%) VB.NET
6 16 (5.65%) C++
7 14 (4.95%) Python
8 9 (3.18%) VBA
9 6 (2.12%) PHP
9 6 (2.12%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.77%) C
10 5 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.71%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) Fortran
12 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.83%) Degree
3 20 (7.07%) MCSE
4 14 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (4.95%) PhD
5 7 (2.47%) CCEA
5 7 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.77%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.41%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.41%) CCA
8 4 (1.41%) CCENT
8 4 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.06%) CISSP
9 3 (1.06%) GIAC
9 3 (1.06%) ISEB
9 3 (1.06%) SSCP
9 3 (1.06%) VCP5
9 3 (1.06%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (26.86%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.71%) XenDesktop
5 17 (6.01%) XenApp
6 8 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (4.59%) SCCM
2 11 (3.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.71%) SCOM
3 2 (0.71%) SCSM
3 2 (0.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (18.02%) VMware
2 45 (15.90%) Citrix
3 14 (4.95%) NVIDIA
4 9 (3.18%) Cognos
4 9 (3.18%) HP
4 9 (3.18%) Tableau
5 8 (2.83%) EMC
5 8 (2.83%) SAP
6 7 (2.47%) Dell
7 6 (2.12%) Cisco
7 6 (2.12%) DataCore
7 6 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.77%) Google
8 5 (1.77%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.77%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.41%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.06%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.06%) Rapid7
11 2 (0.71%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.71%) Veeam