Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 335 175 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.24% 18.62% 23.26%
As % of the Vendors category 60.47% 48.48% 51.78%
Number of salaries quoted 287 163 235
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,100 £19,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,100
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.84% -6.40%

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 554 361 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 41.75% 38.40% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 457 303 435
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -0.38%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +6 154 £40,000 +14.29% 27
Poole +11 137 £34,000 -4.90% 22
Blandford Forum - 22 £22,000 - 1
Weymouth +1 11 £25,000 +4.17%
Wimborne 0 5 £21,500 -4.44%
Wareham - 2 £23,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 139 (41.49%) Windows
2 126 (37.61%) Active Directory
3 123 (36.72%) .NET
4 118 (35.22%) C#
5 110 (32.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 105 (31.34%) SQL
7 102 (30.45%) ASP.NET
8 96 (28.66%) Office 365
9 95 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 88 (26.27%) MVC
11 87 (25.97%) SQL Server
12 81 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (21.49%) VMware
15 71 (21.19%) Finance
16 70 (20.90%) JavaScript
17 64 (19.10%) HTML
18 58 (17.31%) MS Exchange
19 56 (16.72%) ASP.NET Web API
20 55 (16.42%) ITIL
21 53 (15.82%) jQuery
22 52 (15.52%) Citrix
22 52 (15.52%) TDD
23 51 (15.22%) CSS
24 50 (14.93%) Hyper-V
25 49 (14.63%) DNS
26 47 (14.03%) Microsoft Office
27 46 (13.73%) Firewall
28 44 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
29 43 (12.84%) Windows Server

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 58 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.55%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (7.16%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.28%) IIS
6 7 (2.09%) Apache
6 7 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 47 (14.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 110 (32.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (28.66%) Office 365
3 33 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.99%) GitHub
5 8 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.49%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.90%) IaaS
9 3 (0.90%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.90%) SaaS
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.63%) DNS
2 46 (13.73%) Firewall
3 30 (8.96%) SAN
4 26 (7.76%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.16%) LAN
5 24 (7.16%) Skype
6 23 (6.87%) WAN
7 21 (6.27%) DHCP
8 16 (4.78%) NAS
9 14 (4.18%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (3.58%) VPN
11 10 (2.99%) Internet
11 10 (2.99%) Unified Communications
12 9 (2.69%) DDNS
12 9 (2.69%) Wireless
13 6 (1.79%) WLAN
14 5 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
15 4 (1.19%) PBX
15 4 (1.19%) VoIP
16 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.58%) MySQL
3 9 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.79%) Power BI
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.49%) QlikView
8 4 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.60%) SSDT
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.39%) NUnit
6 5 (1.49%) Selenium
7 4 (1.19%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.19%) Subversion
7 4 (1.19%) Xcode
8 1 (0.30%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.30%) ERwin
8 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.30%) MSTest
General
1 71 (21.19%) Finance
2 11 (3.28%) Marketing
2 11 (3.28%) Retail
3 5 (1.49%) Back Office
4 4 (1.19%) Automotive
4 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.90%) Law
5 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.60%) Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Games
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (34.93%) Developer
2 75 (22.39%) .NET Developer
3 49 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 45 (13.43%) Analyst
5 36 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 33 (9.85%) Senior Developer
7 32 (9.55%) Service Desk Support
8 31 (9.25%) Software Developer
9 29 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (8.66%) Senior .NET Developer
10 27 (8.06%) C# Developer
11 26 (7.76%) Service Analyst
11 26 (7.76%) Service Desk Analyst
12 25 (7.46%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 24 (7.16%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (6.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 23 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 22 (6.57%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
15 22 (6.57%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
15 22 (6.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (36.72%) .NET
2 102 (30.45%) ASP.NET
3 81 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (19.10%) HTML
5 56 (16.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 53 (15.82%) jQuery
7 51 (15.22%) CSS
8 39 (11.64%) Web Services
9 36 (10.75%) HTML5
10 34 (10.15%) AngularJS
11 30 (8.96%) KnockoutJS
12 28 (8.36%) WCF
13 24 (7.16%) .NET Framework
14 20 (5.97%) XML
15 19 (5.67%) CSS3
16 14 (4.18%) Entity Framework
17 12 (3.58%) .NET Core
17 12 (3.58%) REST
17 12 (3.58%) WinForms
18 11 (3.28%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.78%) Clustering
2 16 (4.78%) User Experience
3 14 (4.18%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.18%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.19%) Blog
8 3 (0.90%) PKI
9 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.60%) Tandem
9 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (41.49%) Windows
2 44 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (12.84%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.16%) Windows 10
6 17 (5.07%) Linux
7 14 (4.18%) Windows 8
8 12 (3.58%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.49%) Android
11 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.27%) MVC
2 76 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (16.42%) ITIL
4 52 (15.52%) TDD
5 38 (11.34%) SOLID
6 35 (10.45%) BDD
7 31 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (8.96%) Web Development
9 29 (8.66%) Migration
10 27 (8.06%) Scrum
11 21 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (6.27%) Software Engineering
12 19 (5.67%) Creative Thinking
12 19 (5.67%) SOA
13 18 (5.37%) IT Strategy
13 18 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (4.78%) SDLC
15 15 (4.48%) DevOps
15 15 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 118 (35.22%) C#
2 105 (31.34%) SQL
3 70 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.48%) Python
5 14 (4.18%) TypeScript
5 14 (4.18%) VB.NET
6 10 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.69%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (1.49%) Java
9 4 (1.19%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.30%) ABAP
11 1 (0.30%) VBScript
11 1 (0.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 95 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.15%) Degree
3 26 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.78%) CCNA
4 16 (4.78%) MCSA
4 16 (4.78%) MCSE
5 14 (4.18%) MCP
6 12 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (3.28%) MCITP
8 10 (2.99%) RHCE
9 7 (2.09%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.49%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.19%) CCSP
12 2 (0.60%) ACCA
12 2 (0.60%) CCA
12 2 (0.60%) CIMA
12 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.07%) SLA
2 6 (1.79%) ISO 14001
2 6 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 126 (37.61%) Active Directory
2 50 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 29 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.88%) XenApp
5 11 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.99%) Docker
7 7 (2.09%) vSphere
8 5 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.19%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (9.55%) SCCM
2 17 (5.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.99%) Ansible
4 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.60%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.30%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.30%) SCOM
6 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (21.49%) VMware
2 52 (15.52%) Citrix
3 18 (5.37%) Cisco
4 10 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.69%) Oracle
6 8 (2.39%) EMC
7 7 (2.09%) Google
7 7 (2.09%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.09%) Veeam
8 6 (1.79%) Apple
8 6 (1.79%) SAP
8 6 (1.79%) SonicWALL
9 5 (1.49%) DataCore
9 5 (1.49%) Dell
9 5 (1.49%) HP
9 5 (1.49%) Tableau
10 4 (1.19%) Sage
10 4 (1.19%) Sonus
11 3 (0.90%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com