Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 13 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 371 132 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 24.44% 14.92% 25.83%
As % of the Vendors category 57.25% 45.05% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 334 129 267
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £17,000 £16,800
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -2.78%

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 648 293 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 42.69% 33.11% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 574 253 487
Dorset median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.07% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +2 180 £40,000 +14.29% 23
Poole +5 131 £32,500 -18.24% 27
Blandford Forum - 23 £22,000 - 1
Wimborne +7 9 £21,000 +5.00% 3
Weymouth +4 3 £24,000 +20.00%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 176 (47.44%) .NET
2 175 (47.17%) C#
3 161 (43.40%) ASP.NET
4 158 (42.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 155 (41.78%) SQL Server
6 144 (38.81%) MVC
7 116 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 114 (30.73%) SQL
9 110 (29.65%) JavaScript
10 102 (27.49%) Windows
10 102 (27.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 98 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
12 97 (26.15%) Active Directory
13 92 (24.80%) AngularJS
14 87 (23.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 82 (22.10%) Finance
16 81 (21.83%) jQuery
17 77 (20.75%) HTML
18 72 (19.41%) TDD
19 63 (16.98%) SOLID
20 61 (16.44%) CSS
21 58 (15.63%) Office 365
22 53 (14.29%) BDD
22 53 (14.29%) .NET Framework
22 53 (14.29%) Degree
23 50 (13.48%) Web Services
24 49 (13.21%) VMware
25 46 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
26 44 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
26 44 (11.86%) Scrum

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 32 (8.63%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.28%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.01%) IIS
4 13 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.96%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.70%) CMS
7 9 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.43%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.62%) Apache
8 6 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.27%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.27%) Kentico
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.81%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (42.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (15.63%) Office 365
3 44 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.35%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.28%) DNS
1 27 (7.28%) TCP/IP
2 21 (5.66%) Firewall
3 19 (5.12%) SAN
4 14 (3.77%) NAS
5 13 (3.50%) VPN
6 11 (2.96%) Skype
7 10 (2.70%) Wireless
8 9 (2.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (1.89%) DHCP
10 7 (1.89%) LAN
11 6 (1.62%) DDNS
11 6 (1.62%) VoIP
11 6 (1.62%) WAN
12 5 (1.35%) FTP
12 5 (1.35%) Internet
13 4 (1.08%) HTTP
13 4 (1.08%) IPsec
14 3 (0.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (41.78%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (3.77%) OLAP
6 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.89%) MySQL
8 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.08%) Power BI
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.54%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.08%) Android Studio
3 4 (1.08%) Xcode
4 3 (0.81%) Subversion
4 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.54%) MSTest
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.27%) ERwin
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 82 (22.10%) Finance
2 22 (5.93%) Marketing
3 11 (2.96%) Advertising
4 4 (1.08%) Back Office
4 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.81%) Retail
5 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.54%) Automotive
6 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 163 (43.94%) Developer
2 128 (34.50%) .NET Developer
3 65 (17.52%) C# Developer
4 56 (15.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 45 (12.13%) Analyst
6 45 (12.13%) Angular Developer
6 45 (12.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 45 (12.13%) Senior Developer
7 42 (11.32%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.55%) Service Analyst
9 27 (7.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 26 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 26 (7.01%) Support Technician
11 25 (6.74%) Support Engineer
12 24 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (6.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (6.20%) Help Desk Analyst
13 23 (6.20%) Help Desk Support
13 23 (6.20%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (47.44%) .NET
2 161 (43.40%) ASP.NET
3 116 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 92 (24.80%) AngularJS
5 87 (23.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 81 (21.83%) jQuery
7 77 (20.75%) HTML
8 61 (16.44%) CSS
9 53 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 50 (13.48%) Web Services
11 39 (10.51%) ASP.NET Core
11 39 (10.51%) HTML5
12 37 (9.97%) WCF
13 30 (8.09%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (6.20%) .NET Core
14 23 (6.20%) CSS3
15 22 (5.93%) Entity Framework
16 19 (5.12%) Angular 2
17 18 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (4.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.39%) User Experience
3 17 (4.58%) Clustering
4 16 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.16%) PKI
7 5 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.35%) Tandem
8 4 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.08%) CCTV
8 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.08%) CUDA
9 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.54%) Replication
10 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.27%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (27.49%) Windows
2 37 (9.97%) Windows Server
3 30 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.58%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.50%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.70%) Linux
8 8 (2.16%) Android
9 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.54%) Unix
13 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (38.81%) MVC
2 98 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (19.41%) TDD
4 63 (16.98%) SOLID
5 53 (14.29%) BDD
6 44 (11.86%) Scrum
7 43 (11.59%) ITIL
8 40 (10.78%) Web Development
9 37 (9.97%) Software Engineering
10 35 (9.43%) SDLC
11 31 (8.36%) Migration
12 30 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (6.74%) Creative Thinking
13 25 (6.74%) SOA
14 22 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (5.39%) OO
15 20 (5.39%) Project Management
16 19 (5.12%) OOP
17 16 (4.31%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (4.04%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 175 (47.17%) C#
2 114 (30.73%) SQL
3 110 (29.65%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.32%) TypeScript
5 12 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.89%) C
7 6 (1.62%) Java
8 5 (1.35%) Apple Swift
8 5 (1.35%) C++
8 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.08%) Python
10 3 (0.81%) VBScript
11 2 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.27%) ABAP
12 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 102 (27.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (14.29%) Degree
3 11 (2.96%) MCSE
4 8 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.16%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (1.35%) MCSA
6 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.08%) PhD
7 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.81%) MCDST
9 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.27%) ISEB
10 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.04%) SLA
2 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) P3O
4 1 (0.27%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 97 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.89%) XenApp
5 5 (1.35%) vSphere
5 5 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.08%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (8.36%) SCCM
2 16 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (13.21%) VMware
2 42 (11.32%) Citrix
3 17 (4.58%) EMC
4 15 (4.04%) HP
5 14 (3.77%) Google
6 13 (3.50%) Cisco
7 12 (3.23%) DataCore
7 12 (3.23%) Dell
8 10 (2.70%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.62%) Oracle
9 6 (1.62%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.08%) Apple
10 4 (1.08%) NVIDIA
10 4 (1.08%) SAP
10 4 (1.08%) Symantec
11 2 (0.54%) Avaya
11 2 (0.54%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.54%) IronPort
11 2 (0.54%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.54%) Xerox