Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 1
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 109 108 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 30.79% 26.47% 36.33%
As % of the Vendors category 81.34% 76.60% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 101
Poole median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £19,950 £17,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £55,375 £47,500
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +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 134 141 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 37.85% 34.56% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 128 134 114
Poole median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,813 £18,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £51,288 £56,750 £47,500
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Poole

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 54 (49.54%) SQL
2 44 (40.37%) .NET
3 42 (38.53%) Windows
3 42 (38.53%) Active Directory
4 41 (37.61%) Office 365
5 38 (34.86%) C#
6 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
7 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
8 32 (29.36%) HTML
8 32 (29.36%) MVC
8 32 (29.36%) jQuery
9 30 (27.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (24.77%) SQL Server
11 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
12 25 (22.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (22.94%) KnockoutJS
13 23 (21.10%) CSS
13 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (19.27%) XML
15 20 (18.35%) Firewall
16 19 (17.43%) VMware
16 19 (17.43%) MS Exchange
16 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (15.60%) SAN
17 17 (15.60%) Citrix
18 15 (13.76%) TDD
18 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (12.84%) SCCM

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 19 (17.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.09%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 41 (37.61%) Office 365
2 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.83%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.35%) Firewall
2 17 (15.60%) SAN
3 10 (9.17%) Skype
4 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.34%) DNS
5 8 (7.34%) Unified Communications
6 6 (5.50%) NAS
6 6 (5.50%) VPN
6 6 (5.50%) Wireless
7 4 (3.67%) PBX
7 4 (3.67%) WAN
8 3 (2.75%) LAN
9 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.83%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.92%) Big Data
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.84%) NUnit
3 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.50%) Selenium
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.92%) MSTest
General
1 5 (4.59%) Finance
1 5 (4.59%) Retail
2 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Automotive
4 2 (1.83%) Games
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) Support Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) Software Developer
4 19 (17.43%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Developer
6 12 (11.01%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (8.26%) 1st Line Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (8.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Developer
7 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.42%) Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.37%) .NET
2 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
3 32 (29.36%) HTML
3 32 (29.36%) jQuery
4 30 (27.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (22.94%) KnockoutJS
6 23 (21.10%) CSS
7 21 (19.27%) XML
8 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (10.09%) HTML5
10 7 (6.42%) JSON
10 7 (6.42%) REST
11 6 (5.50%) SOAP
12 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.75%) Web Services
14 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
15 1 (0.92%) CSS3
15 1 (0.92%) Entity Framework
15 1 (0.92%) LINQ
15 1 (0.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Clustering
2 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Blog
2 4 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.53%) Windows
2 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.67%) Linux
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) MVC
2 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.76%) TDD
4 12 (11.01%) ITIL
5 10 (9.17%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (8.26%) Front End Development
6 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (8.26%) ITIL V3
6 9 (8.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (8.26%) SDLC
7 7 (6.42%) IT Strategy
7 7 (6.42%) Presales
8 6 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.50%) DevOps
8 6 (5.50%) ERP
8 6 (5.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (5.50%) User Stories
8 6 (5.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.54%) SQL
2 38 (34.86%) C#
3 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.67%) CCSP
4 3 (2.75%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.83%) MCP
5 2 (1.83%) MCSA
5 2 (1.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) ISO 14001
2 4 (3.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 42 (38.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
2 10 (9.17%) XenApp
3 8 (7.34%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.50%) vSphere
5 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (12.84%) SCCM
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) VMware
2 17 (15.60%) Citrix
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco
4 4 (3.67%) Sage
4 4 (3.67%) SAP
4 4 (3.67%) Sonus
5 3 (2.75%) EMC
5 3 (2.75%) Veeam
6 2 (1.83%) Apple
6 2 (1.83%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.83%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.92%) Meraki
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle
7 1 (0.92%) Symantec