Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 353 147 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.16% 17.03% 24.36%
As % of the Vendors category 56.03% 49.66% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 305 142 238
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £34,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.80% -5.48% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £17,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £48,750
South West median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +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 630 296 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 44.90% 34.30% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 544 263 433
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,000 £21,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,850 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +1.32%

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 August 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 15 August 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 +3 169 £40,000 +14.29% 23
Poole +6 135 £33,000 -16.46% 24
Blandford Forum - 26 £22,000 - 1
Weymouth +2 10 £22,500 -6.25%
Wimborne +1 6 £21,500 +7.50%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 155 (43.91%) C#
1 155 (43.91%) .NET
2 144 (40.79%) ASP.NET
2 144 (40.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (36.83%) SQL Server
4 124 (35.13%) MVC
5 117 (33.14%) Windows
6 113 (32.01%) Active Directory
7 111 (31.44%) SQL
7 111 (31.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 102 (28.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 96 (27.20%) JavaScript
10 94 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (23.23%) Finance
11 82 (23.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 80 (22.66%) Office 365
13 74 (20.96%) AngularJS
14 71 (20.11%) HTML
15 70 (19.83%) TDD
16 68 (19.26%) jQuery
17 58 (16.43%) SOLID
18 54 (15.30%) VMware
18 54 (15.30%) CSS
19 53 (15.01%) Citrix
20 52 (14.73%) ITIL
21 50 (14.16%) BDD
22 46 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
23 45 (12.75%) DNS
24 44 (12.46%) HTML5
25 43 (12.18%) Hyper-V

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 42 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 35 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.52%) IIS
3 23 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 17 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.27%) Apache
7 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 46 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.13%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 144 (40.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (22.66%) Office 365
3 39 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.70%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.57%) GitHub
7 2 (0.57%) IaaS
7 2 (0.57%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.75%) DNS
2 40 (11.33%) Firewall
3 33 (9.35%) TCP/IP
4 26 (7.37%) SAN
5 23 (6.52%) Skype
6 17 (4.82%) NAS
7 16 (4.53%) DHCP
8 15 (4.25%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (3.97%) VPN
10 13 (3.68%) LAN
11 11 (3.12%) WAN
12 10 (2.83%) DDNS
12 10 (2.83%) Internet
12 10 (2.83%) Unified Communications
13 8 (2.27%) Wireless
14 7 (1.98%) VoIP
15 6 (1.70%) Reverse Proxy
16 5 (1.42%) PBX
17 4 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
18 2 (0.57%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (36.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.40%) MySQL
6 11 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.27%) OLAP
8 6 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.13%) Power BI
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.85%) QlikView
12 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.42%) Subversion
5 4 (1.13%) Android Studio
5 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.13%) Xcode
6 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.57%) MSTest
6 2 (0.57%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.28%) ERwin
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
General
1 82 (23.23%) Finance
2 8 (2.27%) Marketing
3 6 (1.70%) Retail
4 5 (1.42%) Back Office
4 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.13%) Advertising
5 4 (1.13%) Automotive
5 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 147 (41.64%) Developer
2 110 (31.16%) .NET Developer
3 44 (12.46%) C# Developer
4 42 (11.90%) Analyst
4 42 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (11.61%) Software Developer
6 40 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 38 (10.76%) Angular Developer
7 38 (10.76%) Senior Developer
8 37 (10.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 35 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
10 34 (9.63%) Support Engineer
11 31 (8.78%) Service Desk Support
12 27 (7.65%) Help Desk Analyst
12 27 (7.65%) Help Desk Support
12 27 (7.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 26 (7.37%) Service Analyst
13 26 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
14 25 (7.08%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
15 24 (6.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (43.91%) .NET
2 144 (40.79%) ASP.NET
3 111 (31.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 82 (23.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 74 (20.96%) AngularJS
6 71 (20.11%) HTML
7 68 (19.26%) jQuery
8 54 (15.30%) CSS
9 44 (12.46%) HTML5
10 43 (12.18%) Web Services
11 37 (10.48%) .NET Framework
12 32 (9.07%) KnockoutJS
12 32 (9.07%) WCF
13 30 (8.50%) ASP.NET Core
14 23 (6.52%) CSS3
15 21 (5.95%) .NET Core
16 19 (5.38%) Entity Framework
17 15 (4.25%) REST
17 15 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (3.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (5.95%) Clustering
3 19 (5.38%) User Experience
4 14 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.13%) Blog
6 4 (1.13%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.13%) Tandem
7 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.85%) PKI
7 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.28%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.28%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 117 (33.14%) Windows
2 38 (10.76%) Windows Server
3 24 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.38%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.40%) Linux
6 12 (3.40%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.55%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.27%) Android
9 5 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Unix
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (35.13%) MVC
2 94 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (19.83%) TDD
4 58 (16.43%) SOLID
5 52 (14.73%) ITIL
6 50 (14.16%) BDD
7 42 (11.90%) Scrum
8 41 (11.61%) Web Development
9 37 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (9.63%) Software Engineering
11 33 (9.35%) Migration
12 31 (8.78%) SDLC
13 26 (7.37%) Creative Thinking
13 26 (7.37%) SOA
14 21 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 19 (5.38%) IT Strategy
16 17 (4.82%) Domain-Driven Design
17 16 (4.53%) Front End Development
17 16 (4.53%) ITIL V3
17 16 (4.53%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 155 (43.91%) C#
2 111 (31.44%) SQL
3 96 (27.20%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.35%) TypeScript
5 14 (3.97%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.70%) Java
7 6 (1.70%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.42%) Apple Swift
8 5 (1.42%) Python
9 4 (1.13%) C
9 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.85%) VBScript
11 2 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) ABAP
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) VB6
12 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 102 (28.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (12.18%) Degree
3 20 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (2.83%) MCSE
6 9 (2.55%) MCP
7 7 (1.98%) CCNA
8 5 (1.42%) MCSA
9 4 (1.13%) CCSP
9 4 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.85%) MCDST
10 3 (0.85%) MCITP
10 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) ACCA
11 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.57%) CCA
11 2 (0.57%) CIMA
11 2 (0.57%) RHCE
11 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.82%) SLA
2 7 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.70%) ISO 14001
3 6 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.57%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 113 (32.01%) Active Directory
2 43 (12.18%) Hyper-V
3 29 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.27%) XenApp
4 8 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.98%) vSphere
6 4 (1.13%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.57%) Docker
8 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (10.48%) SCCM
2 19 (5.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (15.30%) VMware
2 53 (15.01%) Citrix
3 15 (4.25%) Cisco
4 12 (3.40%) EMC
5 10 (2.83%) Google
5 10 (2.83%) HP
6 8 (2.27%) Oracle
6 8 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.98%) DataCore
7 7 (1.98%) Dell
8 5 (1.42%) Apple
8 5 (1.42%) SAP
9 4 (1.13%) Sonus
9 4 (1.13%) Symantec
10 3 (0.85%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.85%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.85%) SonicWALL
10 3 (0.85%) Tableau
10 3 (0.85%) Veeam