Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 18 1
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 144 47 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 31.10% 16.32% 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category 74.23% 63.51% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 141 47 116
Poole median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,750 £18,125
90th Percentile £43,750 £60,000 £48,750
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% +7.14%

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 194 74 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 41.90% 25.69% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 187 67 147
Poole median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,300 £22,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Poole

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 67 (46.53%) SQL
2 57 (39.58%) .NET
3 52 (36.11%) C#
4 50 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 50 (34.72%) Office 365
5 48 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 47 (32.64%) ASP.NET
6 47 (32.64%) HTML
6 47 (32.64%) Windows
6 47 (32.64%) MVC
7 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (30.56%) SQL Server
9 40 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (27.78%) jQuery
10 38 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (23.61%) CSS
12 32 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (20.83%) HTML5
14 26 (18.06%) Firewall
15 24 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (15.97%) Citrix
17 22 (15.28%) MS Exchange
17 22 (15.28%) VMware
18 20 (13.89%) SAN
18 20 (13.89%) SCCM
18 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (13.19%) TDD
20 18 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

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 22 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.03%) Skype for Business
3 11 (7.64%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 50 (34.72%) Office 365
2 38 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.47%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.06%) Firewall
2 20 (13.89%) SAN
3 13 (9.03%) Skype
3 13 (9.03%) TCP/IP
4 12 (8.33%) DNS
5 10 (6.94%) Unified Communications
6 9 (6.25%) NAS
6 9 (6.25%) VPN
7 5 (3.47%) PBX
7 5 (3.47%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (3.47%) Wireless
8 4 (2.78%) LAN
8 4 (2.78%) WAN
9 2 (1.39%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.69%) VoIP
10 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.56%) NUnit
2 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.78%) Android Studio
3 4 (2.78%) Selenium
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.78%) Subversion
3 4 (2.78%) Xcode
4 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 6 (4.17%) Retail
2 5 (3.47%) Finance
3 4 (2.78%) Automotive
3 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (1.39%) Games
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (35.42%) Developer
2 31 (21.53%) .NET Developer
3 30 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 20 (13.89%) Software Developer
5 16 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 16 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (9.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) Consultant
8 10 (6.94%) Designer
8 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Designer
8 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Agile Developer
11 7 (4.86%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.58%) .NET
2 47 (32.64%) ASP.NET
2 47 (32.64%) HTML
3 44 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (27.78%) jQuery
5 34 (23.61%) CSS
6 32 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 30 (20.83%) HTML5
8 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (11.11%) CSS3
10 13 (9.03%) AngularJS
10 13 (9.03%) XML
11 7 (4.86%) Web Services
12 5 (3.47%) JSON
12 5 (3.47%) REST
13 4 (2.78%) SOAP
14 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
15 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
15 1 (0.69%) LINQ
15 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) User Experience
2 6 (4.17%) Clustering
3 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Blog
4 4 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) IVR
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.64%) Windows
2 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.78%) Android
5 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.78%) Linux
6 3 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.64%) MVC
2 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.19%) TDD
4 14 (9.72%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (9.72%) ITIL
5 13 (9.03%) Front End Development
5 13 (9.03%) IT Strategy
5 13 (9.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (9.03%) SDLC
5 13 (9.03%) Web Development
6 12 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (6.94%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.25%) ERP
8 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.56%) Presales
10 7 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (4.86%) SOLID
11 6 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.47%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.53%) SQL
2 52 (36.11%) C#
3 50 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.78%) Apple Swift
5 4 (2.78%) Java
5 4 (2.78%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.78%) CCSP
3 4 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.08%) Degree
5 2 (1.39%) MCP
5 2 (1.39%) MCSA
5 2 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 6 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 6 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 48 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.03%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.94%) XenApp
4 8 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.17%) vSphere
6 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (13.89%) SCCM
2 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (15.97%) Citrix
2 22 (15.28%) VMware
3 8 (5.56%) Cisco
4 6 (4.17%) SAP
5 4 (2.78%) Sage
5 4 (2.78%) Sonus
6 3 (2.08%) EMC
6 3 (2.08%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle
6 3 (2.08%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.08%) Veeam
7 2 (1.39%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) Okta
8 1 (0.69%) Symantec