Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 66 81
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 82 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.02% 2.82% 1.97%
As % of the Applications category 78.10% 39.13% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 17 21
Dorset median annual salary £24,500 £23,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.26% -41.25% +60.00%
10th Percentile £21,625 £17,900 £20,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £46,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £28,650 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.21% +5.45% -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 105 69 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.71% 7.20% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 42
Dorset median annual salary £24,750 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% -41.18% +54.55%
10th Percentile £21,288 £17,000 £20,088
90th Percentile £43,375 £44,126 £48,750
South West median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +19 45 £27,000 +9.09% 3
Blandford Forum - 23 £22,000 -
Poole -14 10 £34,500 -18.82%
Wimborne +4 3 £21,500 +4.88%
Wareham - 1 £23,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 40 (48.78%) Windows
3 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
4 28 (34.15%) Finance
5 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (25.61%) SharePoint
7 19 (23.17%) Data Analysis
7 19 (23.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 17 (20.73%) Project Management
9 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Project
10 15 (18.29%) PRINCE2
11 13 (15.85%) Change Control
12 12 (14.63%) Dependency Management
12 12 (14.63%) Process Improvement
12 12 (14.63%) Programme Governance
13 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (10.98%) PMO
15 8 (9.76%) SQL
15 8 (9.76%) ITIL
15 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
15 8 (9.76%) Office 365
16 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
16 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
17 6 (7.32%) VPN
17 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
17 6 (7.32%) Intel
17 6 (7.32%) Thin Client
17 6 (7.32%) Fat Client
17 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
18 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development

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 21 (25.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.32%) VPN
3 5 (6.10%) DHCP
3 5 (6.10%) DNS
3 5 (6.10%) Firewall
4 4 (4.88%) Skype
5 3 (3.66%) PABX
5 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.44%) IMAP
6 2 (2.44%) PSTN
7 1 (1.22%) LAN
7 1 (1.22%) NFC
7 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.22%) RS-232
7 1 (1.22%) RS-485
7 1 (1.22%) SAN
7 1 (1.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Analyst
2 24 (29.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (28.05%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 23 (28.05%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 23 (28.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Help Desk Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Help Desk Support
3 23 (28.05%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Service Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Service Desk Support
3 23 (28.05%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) IT Support
6 9 (10.98%) Administrator
7 8 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) CSS
1 4 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) HTML5
2 2 (2.44%) jQuery
2 2 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Fat Client
1 6 (7.32%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Data Analysis
2 17 (20.73%) Project Management
3 15 (18.29%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.85%) Change Control
5 12 (14.63%) Dependency Management
5 12 (14.63%) Process Improvement
5 12 (14.63%) Programme Governance
6 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.76%) ITIL
7 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.88%) CRM
10 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.66%) Change Management
10 3 (3.66%) Scrum
10 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.44%) Email Migration
11 2 (2.44%) ITIL V2
11 2 (2.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.44%) C
3 2 (2.44%) C#
3 2 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.22%) MCITP
2 1 (1.22%) MCP
2 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) PMO
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Intel
3 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.44%) Equitrac
4 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix
5 1 (1.22%) Sun