Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 279 288 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.71% 21.65% 14.46%
As % of the Vendors category 53.04% 51.06% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 222 239 155
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,350
90th Percentile £57,950 £48,750 £48,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 Somerset.

All Vendors
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 526 564 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.05% 42.41% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 419 484 397
Somerset median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.53% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -4 157 £40,000 +1.27% 11
Taunton +16 30 £40,000 +23.08%
Clevedon -1 25 £43,750 +59.09% 2
Yeovil +9 9 £31,000 +55.00%
Street +3 8 £45,000 -2.70%
Portishead -5 5 £25,750 -28.47%
Cheddar 0 3 £23,500 -14.55%
Frome - 2 £40,000 -
Bridgwater - 2 £27,000 -
Glastonbury +1 1 £44,000 +2.33%
Weston-super-Mare -3 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 126 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 114 (40.86%) SQL
3 83 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (26.52%) Windows
5 72 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
6 67 (24.01%) C#
7 65 (23.30%) T-SQL
7 65 (23.30%) .NET
8 64 (22.94%) Finance
9 59 (21.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 57 (20.43%) MVC
11 55 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 51 (18.28%) Degree
12 51 (18.28%) VMware
13 50 (17.92%) Scrum
13 50 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 49 (17.56%) Microsoft Office
14 49 (17.56%) Active Directory
15 39 (13.98%) QlikView
15 39 (13.98%) Windows Server
16 36 (12.90%) Office 365
16 36 (12.90%) JavaScript
17 35 (12.54%) Data Modelling
17 35 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (12.19%) ASP.NET
18 34 (12.19%) SQL Server 2014
19 33 (11.83%) Visual Studio
19 33 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
20 32 (11.47%) Marketing
21 30 (10.75%) .NET Framework

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 25 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.58%) IIS
2 10 (3.58%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.15%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.79%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.08%) CMS
6 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (17.56%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.58%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (12.90%) Office 365
3 18 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.58%) SaaS
5 9 (3.23%) GitHub
5 9 (3.23%) IaaS
6 5 (1.79%) PaaS
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.08%) G Suite
8 2 (0.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.72%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.72%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.96%) Firewall
2 22 (7.89%) SAN
3 15 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.02%) Kerberos
5 13 (4.66%) DNS
6 12 (4.30%) LAN
7 10 (3.58%) DHCP
8 9 (3.23%) Skype
8 9 (3.23%) Wireless
9 8 (2.87%) Network Security
10 7 (2.51%) LDAP
11 6 (2.15%) Internet
12 5 (1.79%) VLAN
12 5 (1.79%) VPN
12 5 (1.79%) WAN
12 5 (1.79%) WLAN
13 4 (1.43%) DECT
14 2 (0.72%) HTTP
14 2 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 59 (21.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (13.98%) QlikView
5 34 (12.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 33 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (10.04%) Power BI
8 27 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (8.96%) Relational Database
10 24 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (5.73%) RDBMS
12 15 (5.38%) OLAP
12 15 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (5.38%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (4.66%) NoSQL
13 13 (4.66%) Star Schema
14 12 (4.30%) SSDT
15 10 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 10 (3.58%) MySQL
16 9 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 33 (11.83%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.23%) tSQLt
4 5 (1.79%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.08%) Selenium
6 3 (1.08%) Subversion
7 2 (0.72%) Moq
7 2 (0.72%) NUnit
8 1 (0.36%) JIRA
8 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (22.94%) Finance
2 32 (11.47%) Marketing
3 28 (10.04%) Manufacturing
4 26 (9.32%) Telecoms
5 24 (8.60%) Electronics
6 17 (6.09%) Advertising
7 8 (2.87%) Law
7 8 (2.87%) Retail
8 6 (2.15%) Banking
8 6 (2.15%) Publishing
9 3 (1.08%) Legal
10 2 (0.72%) Military
10 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (36.56%) Developer
2 35 (12.54%) SQL Developer
3 33 (11.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 30 (10.75%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.04%) Analyst
6 25 (8.96%) SQL BI Developer
7 24 (8.60%) Administrator
8 23 (8.24%) Lead Developer
9 19 (6.81%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 18 (6.45%) DBA
11 17 (6.09%) IT Support
11 17 (6.09%) Support Engineer
12 16 (5.73%) SSRS Developer
13 14 (5.02%) Architect
13 14 (5.02%) Consultant
13 14 (5.02%) SQL Server Developer
14 13 (4.66%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.66%) Software Developer
15 12 (4.30%) Senior Developer
16 11 (3.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.30%) .NET
2 34 (12.19%) ASP.NET
3 30 (10.75%) .NET Framework
3 30 (10.75%) Web Services
4 28 (10.04%) HTML
4 28 (10.04%) WCF
5 26 (9.32%) Entity Framework
6 23 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (6.81%) AngularJS
8 16 (5.73%) CSS
8 16 (5.73%) XML
9 14 (5.02%) RESTful
9 14 (5.02%) WPF
10 12 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (4.30%) jQuery
11 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (2.87%) Node.js
13 7 (2.51%) JSON
13 7 (2.51%) WinForms
13 7 (2.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.09%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.66%) Renewable Energy
5 12 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.87%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.51%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.15%) FMCG
8 6 (2.15%) IPTV
8 6 (2.15%) NHS
9 5 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.79%) Replication
9 5 (1.79%) Social Media
10 4 (1.43%) CCTV
10 4 (1.43%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.08%) Fintech
11 3 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.52%) Windows
2 39 (13.98%) Windows Server
3 21 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.81%) Linux
6 16 (5.73%) Windows 7
7 13 (4.66%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.51%) Unix
9 6 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.79%) Solaris
10 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.72%) CentOS
11 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.36%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.36%) VMS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (20.43%) MVC
4 50 (17.92%) Scrum
5 35 (12.54%) Data Modelling
6 28 (10.04%) Data Analysis
6 28 (10.04%) ETL
7 24 (8.60%) ITIL
7 24 (8.60%) Programme Management
7 24 (8.60%) Test Automation
8 22 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
9 21 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.81%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.81%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.81%) Web Development
11 18 (6.45%) Data Architecture
12 16 (5.73%) Project Management
13 15 (5.38%) TDD
14 14 (5.02%) Kimball Methodology
14 14 (5.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 114 (40.86%) SQL
2 67 (24.01%) C#
3 65 (23.30%) T-SQL
4 36 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.38%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.23%) PHP
7 7 (2.51%) Java
7 7 (2.51%) XPath
7 7 (2.51%) XQuery
8 4 (1.43%) Ruby
8 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.08%) VB
9 3 (1.08%) VBScript
10 2 (0.72%) R
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (18.28%) Degree
2 16 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.87%) ISEB
5 8 (2.87%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.43%) MCSE
9 3 (1.08%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.08%) CCENT
9 3 (1.08%) HND
9 3 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.72%) MCP
11 1 (0.36%) CCNP
11 1 (0.36%) MCSA
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.89%) QA
2 8 (2.87%) SLA
3 6 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) PMO
5 1 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 49 (17.56%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.30%) Docker
4 9 (3.23%) vSphere
5 7 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.08%) Shibboleth
6 3 (1.08%) XenApp
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.23%) vCenter Server
2 7 (2.51%) SCCM
2 7 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.43%) SCOM
4 3 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.72%) Ansible
5 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 51 (18.28%) VMware
2 22 (7.89%) SAP
3 15 (5.38%) Cisco
4 11 (3.94%) Google
4 11 (3.94%) HP
5 9 (3.23%) RedGate
5 9 (3.23%) Xerox
6 8 (2.87%) Hitachi
6 8 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.51%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.15%) Citrix
9 5 (1.79%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (1.79%) NetApp
9 5 (1.79%) Veeam
9 5 (1.79%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.43%) ESRI
10 4 (1.43%) Nintex
10 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.43%) Zend