Period
to 25 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 97 151 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 23.54% 27.11% 26.24%
As % of the Vendors category 82.91% 71.90% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 96 149 68
Poole median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% -13.33% +3.81%
10th Percentile £21,250 £17,000 £17,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,750 £51,075
Dorset median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year +17.14% -4.76% +8.89%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Poole.

All Vendors
Poole
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 117 210 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 28.40% 37.70% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 110 207 90
Poole median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £39,375
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £17,600 £17,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £52,175
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +10.29%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Poole.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Poole

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Poole.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Poole

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Poole

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Poole over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Poole

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Poole region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 56 (57.73%) SQL
2 55 (56.70%) .NET
3 54 (55.67%) C#
4 46 (47.42%) ASP.NET
5 45 (46.39%) HTML
6 43 (44.33%) JavaScript
7 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (38.14%) MVC
8 37 (38.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (36.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (32.99%) Windows
12 30 (30.93%) KnockoutJS
12 30 (30.93%) jQuery
12 30 (30.93%) Domain-Driven Design
13 29 (29.90%) HTML5
14 28 (28.87%) TDD
15 25 (25.77%) Requirements Analysis
15 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
15 25 (25.77%) SDLC
15 25 (25.77%) Front End Development
16 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
17 20 (20.62%) CSS
17 20 (20.62%) .NET Core
18 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (16.49%) Office 365
19 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
20 14 (14.43%) Windows Server
21 13 (13.40%) NUnit
22 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.15%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.03%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (16.49%) Office 365
3 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.12%) GitHub
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) WAN
2 8 (8.25%) LAN
2 8 (8.25%) SAN
3 3 (3.09%) DNS
3 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) NUnit
2 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 5 (5.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (47.42%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) Software Developer
3 26 (26.80%) .NET Developer
4 23 (23.71%) .NET Software Developer
4 23 (23.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 22 (22.68%) Agile .NET Developer
5 22 (22.68%) Agile Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (10.31%) Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) IT Support
9 8 (8.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Software Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
10 7 (7.22%) IT Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Support Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Support Technician
11 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.70%) .NET
2 46 (47.42%) ASP.NET
3 45 (46.39%) HTML
4 37 (38.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (30.93%) jQuery
6 30 (30.93%) KnockoutJS
7 29 (29.90%) HTML5
8 20 (20.62%) .NET Core
8 20 (20.62%) CSS
9 11 (11.34%) Web Services
10 9 (9.28%) XML
11 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.15%) Sass
11 5 (5.15%) WCF
12 4 (4.12%) CSS3
12 4 (4.12%) LINQ
12 4 (4.12%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (4.12%) Vue.js
13 1 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Xbox
6 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Windows
2 14 (14.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.19%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.06%) Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) MVC
3 30 (30.93%) Domain-Driven Design
4 28 (28.87%) TDD
5 25 (25.77%) Front End Development
5 25 (25.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 25 (25.77%) SDLC
6 16 (16.49%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.28%) Microservices
8 7 (7.22%) DevOps
9 6 (6.19%) CRM
9 6 (6.19%) ERP
9 6 (6.19%) ITIL
9 6 (6.19%) Storage Virtualisation
9 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.19%) Web Development
10 5 (5.15%) Data Integration
10 5 (5.15%) Presales
10 5 (5.15%) Project Management
11 4 (4.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.73%) SQL
2 54 (55.67%) C#
3 43 (44.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (36.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) MCP
4 2 (2.06%) MCSA
4 2 (2.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.03%) AAT
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PMP
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) Docker
3 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.09%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Citrix
1 7 (7.22%) Dell
1 7 (7.22%) EMC
1 7 (7.22%) HP
1 7 (7.22%) Sage
1 7 (7.22%) Veeam
1 7 (7.22%) VMware
2 6 (6.19%) Apple
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco
3 2 (2.06%) DataCore
3 2 (2.06%) Meraki
3 2 (2.06%) Okta
3 2 (2.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.03%) SonicWALL