Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South West > Dorset
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 42 76
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 58 76 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.58% 6.52% 2.34%
As % of the Applications category 63.74% 72.38% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 20
Dorset median annual salary £25,000 £25,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +8.51% -14.55%
10th Percentile £16,500 £20,825 £18,350
90th Percentile £38,750 £44,875 £45,250
South West median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

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 91 105 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.18% 9.01% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 63 62
Dorset median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -20.00% +3.17%
10th Percentile £16,500 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £42,875 £45,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -21 22 £29,000 -7.20% 7
Poole +16 21 £17,000 -50.00% 5
Blandford Forum +1 15 - -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 53 (91.38%) Microsoft
2 37 (63.79%) Windows
3 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.93%) Office 365
5 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (22.41%) Project Management
6 13 (22.41%) Mathematics
7 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
7 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
7 9 (15.52%) VMware
7 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
8 8 (13.79%) SLA
9 7 (12.07%) ITIL
9 7 (12.07%) IPsec
9 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (10.34%) Finance
10 6 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
10 6 (10.34%) Skype for Business
10 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (8.62%) Citrix
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco
11 5 (8.62%) LAN
11 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
11 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (8.62%) Skype
11 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
12 4 (6.90%) 4G

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 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) IPsec
2 5 (8.62%) LAN
2 5 (8.62%) Skype
3 4 (6.90%) 4G
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) xDSL
4 3 (5.17%) VLAN
4 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) DHCP
5 2 (3.45%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) SAN
5 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.72%) ADSL
6 1 (1.72%) Broadband
6 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) GIS
1 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.45%) QGIS
2 1 (1.72%) Power BI
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Service Analyst
3 19 (32.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (27.59%) Junior
5 15 (25.86%) Help Desk Support
5 15 (25.86%) Service Desk Support
5 15 (25.86%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 15 (25.86%) Support Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Help Desk Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Junior Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Junior Help Desk Support
6 14 (24.14%) Junior Support Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Junior Technical Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Junior Technical Support
6 14 (24.14%) Technical Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Technical Services Analyst
6 14 (24.14%) Technical Support
6 14 (24.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.90%) PKI
3 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Mathematics
1 13 (22.41%) Project Management
2 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (3.45%) Email Filtering
6 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Service Management
6 2 (3.45%) Spatial Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.45%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.90%) CCNA
3 4 (6.90%) MCSA
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.72%) AAT
4 1 (1.72%) ACCA
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) CIMA
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 5 (8.62%) Citrix
4 4 (6.90%) Apple
4 4 (6.90%) HP
4 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.45%) ESRI
6 1 (1.72%) Meraki
6 1 (1.72%) Sage
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau