Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 146 325 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.14% 24.58% 23.16%
As % of the Vendors category 48.34% 62.62% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 128 252 266
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,175 £24,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -2.78%

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 302 519 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.45% 39.26% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 258 407 488
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £26,600 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £69,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 0 96 £41,250 -2.94% 16
Bridgwater -1 7 £40,000 +48.15% 1
Clevedon +6 6 £45,000 +2.86% 2
Portishead -2 5 £35,000 +35.92%
Taunton -18 5 £24,856 -37.86% 8
Frome - 5 £18,000 - 1
Street -14 2 £43,750 +71.57%
Yeovil -20 1 £57,500 +85.48% 2
Templecombe - 1 £45,000 - 2
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 57 (39.04%) Windows
2 47 (32.19%) SQL Server
3 38 (26.03%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (26.03%) Finance
4 37 (25.34%) SQL
5 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (19.86%) Windows Server
7 27 (18.49%) VMware
8 24 (16.44%) Cisco
9 22 (15.07%) Active Directory
9 22 (15.07%) Linux
9 22 (15.07%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (13.70%) Office 365
11 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (13.70%) PRINCE2
11 20 (13.70%) ITIL
11 20 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (13.01%) C#
12 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
13 18 (12.33%) PHP
13 18 (12.33%) TCP/IP
14 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
14 17 (11.64%) MySQL
14 17 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
15 16 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (10.27%) T-SQL

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 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.27%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.48%) Apache
3 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.37%) IIS
4 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (26.03%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (15.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (8.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (13.70%) Office 365
3 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.53%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (6.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.05%) G Suite
6 3 (2.05%) IaaS
6 3 (2.05%) PaaS
7 2 (1.37%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.59%) DHCP
2 14 (9.59%) LAN
3 13 (8.90%) WLAN
4 11 (7.53%) WAN
5 10 (6.85%) SAN
6 9 (6.16%) DNS
7 7 (4.79%) VoIP
8 6 (4.11%) Unified Communications
9 5 (3.42%) SMTP
9 5 (3.42%) VPN
9 5 (3.42%) Wireless
10 4 (2.74%) Firewall
11 3 (2.05%) eduroam
12 2 (1.37%) Network Security
12 2 (1.37%) Skype
12 2 (1.37%) SSH
13 1 (0.68%) Internet
13 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.64%) MySQL
3 16 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (6.16%) MS Access
7 8 (5.48%) Power BI
8 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (3.42%) QlikView
10 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.74%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.68%) OLAP
14 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.11%) JIRA
3 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.05%) Subversion
5 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 38 (26.03%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 8 (5.48%) Electronics
3 8 (5.48%) Marketing
4 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.11%) Georgian Language
6 2 (1.37%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (23.29%) Developer
2 30 (20.55%) Analyst
3 27 (18.49%) Support Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) IT Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.59%) IT Support
7 12 (8.22%) Infrastructure Support
7 12 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) PMO Analyst
8 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Consultant
9 8 (5.48%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Systems Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) SQL BI Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) .NET
2 11 (7.53%) jQuery
3 10 (6.85%) Entity Framework
3 10 (6.85%) JSON
3 10 (6.85%) XML
4 9 (6.16%) HTML
5 7 (4.79%) CSS
5 7 (4.79%) LAMP
5 7 (4.79%) RESTful
6 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.11%) Web Services
7 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.74%) Ajax
8 4 (2.74%) ODBC
9 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.05%) SOAP
10 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.27%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.53%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (6.16%) NHS
5 5 (3.42%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.42%) Fintech
5 5 (3.42%) iPad
6 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Life Science
8 2 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.04%) Windows
2 29 (19.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (15.07%) Linux
4 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.48%) Ubuntu
6 8 (5.48%) Unix
7 6 (4.11%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.42%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.68%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.70%) ITIL
1 20 (13.70%) PRINCE2
2 17 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.90%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.22%) MVC
6 12 (8.22%) Project Management
7 11 (7.53%) Migration
8 10 (6.85%) ERP
8 10 (6.85%) ETL
8 10 (6.85%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.16%) DevOps
9 9 (6.16%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (6.16%) Server Management
9 9 (6.16%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.16%) Web Development
10 8 (5.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.34%) SQL
2 19 (13.01%) C#
2 19 (13.01%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.33%) PHP
4 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.42%) Python
5 5 (3.42%) VBA
6 3 (2.05%) Perl
7 2 (1.37%) Go
7 2 (1.37%) Java
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) R
8 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (10.27%) PMP
2 14 (9.59%) CCNA
2 14 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (9.59%) Degree
3 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.48%) PMI Certification
6 7 (4.79%) CISSP
6 7 (4.79%) LPIC
6 7 (4.79%) SSCP
7 4 (2.74%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.37%) MCP
8 2 (1.37%) MCSE
8 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) HND
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) PMO
2 5 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.42%) GDPR
2 5 (3.42%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.79%) Docker
6 5 (3.42%) KVM
7 3 (2.05%) Shibboleth
8 2 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.37%) XenServer
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Puppet
2 7 (4.79%) Cacti
2 7 (4.79%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.37%) Ansible
4 2 (1.37%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (18.49%) VMware
2 24 (16.44%) Cisco
3 9 (6.16%) CheckPoint
3 9 (6.16%) SAP
4 8 (5.48%) Tableau
5 6 (4.11%) Cognos
6 5 (3.42%) Google
7 4 (2.74%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.05%) Citrix
8 3 (2.05%) EMC
8 3 (2.05%) HP
8 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.05%) Snow
8 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.05%) Sophos
9 2 (1.37%) Dell
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle
9 2 (1.37%) Veritas
10 1 (0.68%) NetApp
10 1 (0.68%) Sage