Period
to 25 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 May 2020 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 20 8
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 116 101 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 18.47% 11.41% 18.73%
As % of the Vendors category 53.95% 35.44% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 121 81 172
Median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,796 £26,338
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £63,375
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%

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 Somerset.

All Vendors
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 215 285 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 34.24% 32.20% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 193 199 336
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £43,888 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.27% +2.41% +3.75%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Somerset.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Bath +17 74 £43,250 +8.81% 1
Clevedon +2 11 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Street +2 8 £35,000 - 1
Yeovil -4 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Taunton +9 6 £17,000 -16.05% 4
Frome - 3 £35,000 -
Glastonbury - 1 £42,500 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £62,500 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 50 (43.10%) Azure
2 43 (37.07%) SQL
3 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
3 38 (32.76%) Finance
4 36 (31.03%) Hyper-V
5 34 (29.31%) Office 365
5 34 (29.31%) Windows
6 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (19.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (18.97%) T-SQL
9 22 (18.97%) SAN
9 22 (18.97%) Data Centre
10 20 (17.24%) Windows 10
10 20 (17.24%) DevOps
10 20 (17.24%) .NET
11 19 (16.38%) Degree
11 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
12 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
12 18 (15.52%) Decision-Making
12 18 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (14.66%) HP
13 17 (14.66%) C#
13 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
13 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (13.79%) Power Platform
14 16 (13.79%) Power BI
15 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (12.93%) SCCM

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.72%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (43.10%) Azure
2 34 (29.31%) Office 365
3 16 (13.79%) Power Platform
4 6 (5.17%) SaaS
5 5 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.59%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (2.59%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.72%) GitHub
7 2 (1.72%) PaaS
8 1 (0.86%) IaaS
8 1 (0.86%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.97%) SAN
2 14 (12.07%) NAS
2 14 (12.07%) VLAN
3 12 (10.34%) Firewall
4 11 (9.48%) DHCP
4 11 (9.48%) VPN
5 9 (7.76%) LAN
5 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.76%) WAN
6 8 (6.90%) MPLS
6 8 (6.90%) Wireless
7 3 (2.59%) 802.11
7 3 (2.59%) ADSL
7 3 (2.59%) DNS
7 3 (2.59%) HTTP
7 3 (2.59%) ISDN
7 3 (2.59%) VoIP
8 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.86%) Internet
9 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (13.79%) Power BI
4 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (6.90%) OLAP
6 8 (6.90%) OLAP Cube
7 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.31%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.86%) MS Access
11 1 (0.86%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.86%) QlikView
11 1 (0.86%) SAS EBI
11 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Git (software)
1 11 (9.48%) Subversion
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) GitLab
3 3 (2.59%) MSTest
3 3 (2.59%) NUnit
3 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Marketing
3 2 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (26.72%) Developer
2 13 (11.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 13 (11.21%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) IT Manager
4 9 (7.76%) Service Desk Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) IT Services Manager
5 8 (6.90%) IT Technical Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Technical Services Manager
6 7 (6.03%) Applications Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Server Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Server Support
7 6 (5.17%) Coordinator
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) .NET
2 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 12 (10.34%) Entity Framework
3 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (6.90%) Sass
6 7 (6.03%) .NET Core
7 4 (3.45%) CSS
8 3 (2.59%) 802.1X
8 3 (2.59%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (2.59%) REST
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Graph
10 1 (0.86%) COM
10 1 (0.86%) HTML
10 1 (0.86%) HTML5
10 1 (0.86%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (7.76%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.45%) AS400
5 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.31%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) Windows 10
3 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
4 15 (12.93%) Linux
5 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.72%) VMS
11 1 (0.86%) Android
11 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (17.24%) DevOps
4 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
5 18 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (15.52%) Decision-Making
6 17 (14.66%) Computer Science
7 14 (12.07%) Security Patching
7 14 (12.07%) Systems Engineering
8 12 (10.34%) MVC
9 11 (9.48%) Migration
9 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.62%) Scrum
10 10 (8.62%) Server Management
11 9 (7.76%) Email Migration
11 9 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
12 8 (6.90%) Information Security
12 8 (6.90%) Load Balancing
12 8 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) SQL
2 22 (18.97%) T-SQL
3 17 (14.66%) C#
4 11 (9.48%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.59%) VBA
7 2 (1.72%) Python
7 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Degree
2 17 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (12.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (12.07%) MCSE
4 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.59%) MCSA
5 3 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.86%) CCNA
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 8 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.59%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 36 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.76%) UAG
4 5 (4.31%) Docker
5 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) SCCM
2 14 (12.07%) SCOM
2 14 (12.07%) SCVMM
3 6 (5.17%) PaperCut
4 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.59%) WSUS
6 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) HP
2 14 (12.07%) 3PAR
3 10 (8.62%) Avaya
3 10 (8.62%) Cisco
4 9 (7.76%) Citrix
4 9 (7.76%) IBM
4 9 (7.76%) Symantec
4 9 (7.76%) Veeam
4 9 (7.76%) Veritas
5 8 (6.90%) Juniper
5 8 (6.90%) SonicWALL
6 5 (4.31%) VMware
7 2 (1.72%) Databricks
7 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) Acronis
8 1 (0.86%) Cadence
8 1 (0.86%) ESET
8 1 (0.86%) Meraki
8 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.86%) Ubiquiti