Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 46 22 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.89% 2.60% 6.10%
As % of the Applications category 41.82% 37.93% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 57
Dorset median annual salary £22,000 £26,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.98% -7.02% -16.18%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £33,075 £37,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% -5.08% -1.67%

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 110 58 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.91% 6.86% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 53 134
Dorset median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% - -12.31%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,750 £15,750
90th Percentile £43,751 £42,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -27 15 £20,000 -23.81% 6
Blandford Forum - 13 £22,000 - 1
Poole -16 9 £31,000 +55.00% 2
Wimborne - 3 £17,000 - 2
Weymouth 0 1 - -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) Windows
3 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 15 (32.61%) Marketing
5 14 (30.43%) Presales
6 11 (23.91%) Lead Generation
6 11 (23.91%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (23.91%) CRM
6 11 (23.91%) Telesales
7 9 (19.57%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (13.04%) Office 365
8 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
9 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.70%) B2B
10 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.70%) C
10 4 (8.70%) Product Management
10 4 (8.70%) Degree
10 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
10 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.70%) Time Management
10 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
10 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
10 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.70%) DBS Check

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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.17%) VLAN
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 15 (32.61%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) IT Manager
2 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Service Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Help Desk Support
4 12 (26.09%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 12 (26.09%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 12 (26.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Service Desk Support
4 12 (26.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 11 (23.91%) Account Manager
5 11 (23.91%) Sales Account Manager
5 11 (23.91%) Sales Manager
6 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Presales
2 11 (23.91%) CRM
2 11 (23.91%) Lead Generation
2 11 (23.91%) Telesales
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) B2B
6 4 (8.70%) B2B Sales
6 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.70%) Product Management
6 4 (8.70%) Time Management
7 3 (6.52%) Change Control
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) SDLC
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) DBS Check
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
1 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
3 1 (2.17%) Sage