Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 66 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 71 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.92% 2.36% 4.26%
As % of the Applications category 72.45% 35.00% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60 17 33
Dorset median annual salary £22,000 £26,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.98% -44.21% +95.88%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,000 £20,175
90th Percentile £33,075 £42,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £27,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +3.45%

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 60 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.79% 6.74% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 79 49 91
Dorset median annual salary £27,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% -15.38% +19.27%
10th Percentile £21,150 £19,750 £15,750
90th Percentile £40,500 £47,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% +0.78%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
Blandford Forum - 23 £22,000 - 1
Bournemouth -20 21 £27,000 +2.86% 14
Poole -2 18 £31,000 +55.00% 2
Wimborne +7 6 £19,250 -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
2 40 (56.34%) Windows
3 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
4 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (26.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (21.13%) Project Management
6 15 (21.13%) Finance
7 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
7 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
7 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
7 12 (16.90%) Change Control
8 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
9 8 (11.27%) Capita
9 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
9 8 (11.27%) Process Improvement
9 8 (11.27%) Dependency Management
9 8 (11.27%) Programme Governance
9 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
10 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.45%) Firewall
11 6 (8.45%) VPN
11 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
11 6 (8.45%) Office 365
11 6 (8.45%) PMO
12 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
12 5 (7.04%) C
13 4 (5.63%) SQL
13 4 (5.63%) ITIL

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 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.45%) Firewall
2 6 (8.45%) VPN
3 3 (4.23%) PABX
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) Internet
4 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.82%) Wireless
5 1 (1.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.41%) NFC
5 1 (1.41%) RS-232
5 1 (1.41%) RS-485
5 1 (1.41%) VLAN
5 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Analyst
1 25 (35.21%) Service Analyst
1 25 (35.21%) Service Desk Analyst
2 24 (33.80%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (32.39%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 23 (32.39%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 23 (32.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) Help Desk Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) Help Desk Support
3 23 (32.39%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) Service Desk Support
3 23 (32.39%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.45%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) CSS
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Project Management
2 12 (16.90%) Change Control
2 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
2 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
3 8 (11.27%) Dependency Management
3 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (11.27%) Process Improvement
3 8 (11.27%) Programme Governance
4 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL
6 3 (4.23%) B2B
6 3 (4.23%) B2B Sales
6 3 (4.23%) ERP
6 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.23%) Product Management
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 2 (2.82%) Email Filtering
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) C
2 4 (5.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
1 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) PMO
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Capita
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Intel