Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South West > Dorset
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 57 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 15 63 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Dorset 2.92% 4.63% 4.94%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 50.40% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 58
Median annual salary £28,250 £33,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.67% +52.27% -6.38%
10th Percentile £21,725 £19,700 £20,525
90th Percentile £31,350 £45,000 £34,425
South West median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +16.36% -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 30 125 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.85% 9.18% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 97 76
Median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +27.45% -3.77%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,000 £21,313
90th Percentile £38,375 £45,000 £40,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Dorset

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Dorset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Dorset.

Salary trend 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 11 August 2020. 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 +14 12 £29,000 -10.77% 2
Poole +6 1 £25,500 -29.66%
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Office 365
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) HND
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Exchequer
7 3 (20.00%) Sage
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 10

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 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) Project Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) HND
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Sage
3 3 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore