Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 85 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 -43 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 34 12 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.49% 1.23% 6.12%
As % of the Applications category 35.79% 25.00% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 82
Dorset median annual salary £20,000 £28,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.82% +14.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £18,800 £20,075 £18,000
90th Percentile £43,000 £42,000 £33,625
South West median annual salary £25,974 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -3.51% -3.39%

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 95 48 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.96% 4.94% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 71 40 148
Dorset median annual salary £27,500 £31,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.70% +10.53% -16.18%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,200 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,125 £42,500
South West median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -3.08% +3.17% -1.56%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 16 £20,000 -27.27% 7
Weymouth - 8 £23,500 - 3
Poole -20 6 £42,500 +44.07% 7
Blandford Forum - 2 £23,500 - 2
Wimborne - 1 £20,500 -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (38.24%) Presales
4 12 (35.29%) CRM
5 11 (32.35%) Telesales
5 11 (32.35%) Marketing
5 11 (32.35%) Lead Generation
6 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Requirements Management
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Subversion
7 5 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
7 5 (14.71%) Hardware Maintenance
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (14.71%) DBS Check
7 5 (14.71%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (11.76%) VMware
9 3 (8.82%) Apple
9 3 (8.82%) Citrix
9 3 (8.82%) Google
9 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
9 3 (8.82%) G Suite

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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) G Suite
2 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DHCP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
General
1 11 (32.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) IT Manager
2 11 (32.35%) Account Manager
2 11 (32.35%) Sales Account Manager
2 11 (32.35%) Sales Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) Active Directory Support
4 5 (14.71%) Active Directory Technician
4 5 (14.71%) IT Support
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (11.76%) IT Technician
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Technician
6 3 (8.82%) ICT Support
6 3 (8.82%) ICT Support Technician
6 3 (8.82%) ICT Technician
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PlayStation
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Presales
2 12 (35.29%) CRM
3 11 (32.35%) Lead Generation
3 11 (32.35%) Telesales
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Hardware Maintenance
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Requirements Management
5 5 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.94%) ERP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) DBS Check
1 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Apple
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Sage