Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 78 80
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 -38
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 72 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.20% 2.64% 1.27%
As % of the Applications category 73.47% 37.50% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 12
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £20,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.34% -28.07% +14.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,900 £21,275
90th Percentile £54,500 £42,750 £42,000
South West median annual salary £32,500 £25,987 £27,500
% change year-on-year +25.06% -5.50% -3.51%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 98 96 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 8.43% 7.04% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52 72 39
Dorset median annual salary £29,375 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% -15.38% +14.04%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £49,500 £44,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% +3.17%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Dorset

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Dorset.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Dorset

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Dorset

Microsoft Office
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 Office within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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 +30 56 £39,000 +95.00% 5
Blandford Forum +4 9 £22,000 -
Poole +5 3 £34,000 -20.00% 4
Wareham - 2 £23,000 -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office 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 Office.

1 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.89%) Windows
3 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 24 (33.33%) Office 365
4 23 (31.94%) ITIL
5 19 (26.39%) CSS
5 19 (26.39%) HTML
5 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
6 18 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 18 (25.00%) Finance
6 18 (25.00%) jQuery
7 13 (18.06%) Skype for Business
8 12 (16.67%) SQL
9 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (15.28%) Project Management
9 11 (15.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (15.28%) HTML5
9 11 (15.28%) Skype
9 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
10 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
10 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (12.50%) Degree
11 9 (12.50%) Migration
11 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.11%) ITIL V3
13 7 (9.72%) B2B
13 7 (9.72%) .NET
13 7 (9.72%) XML
13 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Office
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 18 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (18.06%) Skype for Business
3 7 (9.72%) CMS
4 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Skype
2 4 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) DHCP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (2.78%) HTTP
4 2 (2.78%) IMAP
4 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.78%) PSTN
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
4 2 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Law
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Technology Owner
4 9 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 9 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 9 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) CSS
1 19 (26.39%) HTML
2 18 (25.00%) jQuery
3 11 (15.28%) HTML5
4 7 (9.72%) .NET
4 7 (9.72%) Ajax
4 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.72%) JSON
4 7 (9.72%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.78%) PKI
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (15.28%) Project Management
3 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 7 (9.72%) B2B
6 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.72%) Machine Learning
6 7 (9.72%) Personalization
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.94%) Change Control
8 5 (6.94%) Dependency Management
9 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.56%) Programme Governance
9 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.67%) SQL
3 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CCNA
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.39%) MCITP
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Intel
3 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.17%) VMware
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) Equitrac
4 2 (2.78%) Meraki
5 1 (1.39%) Sun