Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 15 1
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 135 43 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 28.42% 15.25% 43.20%
As % of the Vendors category 69.95% 54.43% 76.97%
Number of salaries quoted 131 42 117
Poole median annual salary £33,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.46% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £20,825 £17,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £60,000 £48,750
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% -4.11% +4.29%

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 193 79 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 40.63% 28.01% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 186 73 155
Poole median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,125 £27,100 £20,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £60,000 £48,750
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Poole

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 65 (48.15%) SQL
2 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (36.30%) .NET
4 48 (35.56%) C#
4 48 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 48 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
5 47 (34.81%) HTML
5 47 (34.81%) MVC
6 46 (34.07%) Office 365
7 45 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 40 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 38 (28.15%) HTML5
10 37 (27.41%) Active Directory
11 34 (25.19%) jQuery
12 32 (23.70%) Windows
13 31 (22.96%) CSS
14 30 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (18.52%) Firewall
17 22 (16.30%) SCCM
18 21 (15.56%) CSS3
19 20 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
20 19 (14.07%) User Experience
20 19 (14.07%) Citrix
21 18 (13.33%) VMware
21 18 (13.33%) TDD
22 17 (12.59%) Domain-Driven Design
22 17 (12.59%) ITIL

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 17 (12.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.63%) Skype for Business
4 10 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.48%) IIS
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (34.07%) Office 365
2 40 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.44%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) Firewall
2 16 (11.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.37%) SAN
4 13 (9.63%) Skype
5 12 (8.89%) DNS
6 10 (7.41%) Unified Communications
6 10 (7.41%) VPN
7 8 (5.93%) NAS
8 6 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (3.70%) PBX
10 3 (2.22%) LAN
10 3 (2.22%) WAN
10 3 (2.22%) Wireless
11 1 (0.74%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.74%) VoIP
11 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) Power BI
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.96%) Android Studio
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.96%) Subversion
2 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.96%) Xcode
3 2 (1.48%) NUnit
4 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 4 (2.96%) Automotive
1 4 (2.96%) Finance
1 4 (2.96%) Marketing
2 3 (2.22%) Retail
2 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.74%) Advertising
3 1 (0.74%) Banking
3 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (31.85%) Developer
2 31 (22.96%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.56%) Senior .NET Developer
3 21 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 18 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Designer
5 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Designer
5 13 (9.63%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Consultant
6 11 (8.15%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) Support Technician
7 10 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
9 8 (5.93%) Administrator
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (5.93%) Service Desk Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Technician
10 7 (5.19%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.30%) .NET
2 47 (34.81%) HTML
3 45 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 45 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (28.15%) HTML5
5 34 (25.19%) jQuery
6 31 (22.96%) CSS
7 30 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
8 21 (15.56%) CSS3
9 20 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.70%) Web Services
12 3 (2.22%) XML
13 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (0.74%) JSON
13 1 (0.74%) Node.js
13 1 (0.74%) OAuth
13 1 (0.74%) OAuth2
13 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) User Experience
2 9 (6.67%) Clustering
3 4 (2.96%) Blog
3 4 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) IVR
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.70%) Linux
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.96%) Android
4 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.81%) MVC
3 18 (13.33%) TDD
4 17 (12.59%) Domain-Driven Design
4 17 (12.59%) IT Strategy
4 17 (12.59%) ITIL
5 16 (11.85%) Front End Development
5 16 (11.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 16 (11.85%) SDLC
5 16 (11.85%) Web Development
6 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (9.63%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.89%) ITIL V3
8 11 (8.15%) SOLID
9 7 (5.19%) Presales
9 7 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.44%) ERP
10 6 (4.44%) Identity Management
11 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) SQL
2 48 (35.56%) C#
3 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.96%) Apple Swift
6 4 (2.96%) Java
6 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.96%) CCSP
4 3 (2.22%) Degree
5 2 (1.48%) MCP
5 2 (1.48%) MCSA
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
5 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) ISO 14001
1 6 (4.44%) ISO 9001
1 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 37 (27.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.19%) vSphere
5 6 (4.44%) XenApp
6 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (16.30%) SCCM
2 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (14.07%) Citrix
2 18 (13.33%) VMware
3 11 (8.15%) Cisco
4 6 (4.44%) EMC
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle
5 4 (2.96%) SAP
5 4 (2.96%) Sonus
5 4 (2.96%) Symantec
6 3 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.48%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.48%) Veeam
8 1 (0.74%) Apple
8 1 (0.74%) DataCore
8 1 (0.74%) Dell
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Okta
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com