Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 188 291 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.89% 22.30% 22.68%
As % of the Vendors category 47.72% 53.99% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 168 235 223
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.11%

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 394 539 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.60% 41.30% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 335 435 418
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +6.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,550 £71,200 £55,250
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -2 141 £42,500 - 9
Taunton -6 14 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Portishead +4 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Street -4 7 £30,000 +17.65%
Bridgwater - 6 £35,000 - 2
Frome - 2 £40,000 - 2
Clevedon -2 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £23,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 88 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 77 (40.96%) SQL
3 73 (38.83%) Windows
4 60 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (27.13%) C#
7 41 (21.81%) MVC
8 37 (19.68%) Finance
8 37 (19.68%) T-SQL
8 37 (19.68%) Windows Server
9 35 (18.62%) Office 365
10 34 (18.09%) .NET
10 34 (18.09%) Linux
11 32 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (17.02%) VMware
12 30 (15.96%) Active Directory
13 28 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
13 28 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (14.89%) Entity Framework
14 27 (14.36%) ITIL
15 26 (13.83%) Cisco
16 24 (12.77%) Web Services
16 24 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET
18 22 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (10.64%) SAN
20 20 (10.64%) WAN

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 14 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.19%) Apache
5 5 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.60%) CMS
6 3 (1.60%) IIS
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.60%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.06%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.06%) SPSS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 60 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (18.62%) Office 365
3 28 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (8.51%) SaaS
5 15 (7.98%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.85%) PaaS
7 8 (4.26%) G Suite
8 5 (2.66%) IaaS
8 5 (2.66%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.06%) Serverless
12 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.53%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.64%) Firewall
1 20 (10.64%) SAN
1 20 (10.64%) WAN
2 17 (9.04%) DHCP
2 17 (9.04%) DNS
2 17 (9.04%) LAN
2 17 (9.04%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.98%) WLAN
4 10 (5.32%) Network Security
5 7 (3.72%) eduroam
5 7 (3.72%) VLAN
6 6 (3.19%) VoIP
6 6 (3.19%) Wireless
7 5 (2.66%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.66%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.13%) Skype
9 2 (1.06%) HTTP
9 2 (1.06%) Internet
9 2 (1.06%) VPN
10 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (10.11%) MySQL
5 14 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.91%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.85%) Power BI
8 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (4.79%) MS Access
9 9 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (4.26%) QlikView
11 6 (3.19%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (2.66%) Apache Hive
12 5 (2.66%) HBase
13 3 (1.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (1.60%) OLAP
13 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) Subversion
6 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.06%) JIRA
6 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.53%) MSI
7 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 37 (19.68%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Marketing
3 9 (4.79%) Electronics
3 9 (4.79%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Law
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (31.91%) Developer
2 30 (15.96%) C# Developer
3 22 (11.70%) Software Developer
4 21 (11.17%) C# Software Developer
5 20 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 19 (10.11%) Administrator
6 19 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (10.11%) Support Engineer
7 18 (9.57%) Analyst
7 18 (9.57%) Web Developer
8 16 (8.51%) .NET Developer
8 16 (8.51%) C# Web Developer
9 12 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.32%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.09%) .NET
2 28 (14.89%) Entity Framework
3 24 (12.77%) Web Services
4 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET
5 19 (10.11%) WCF
6 17 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (7.98%) HTML
8 13 (6.91%) LAMP
9 12 (6.38%) jQuery
10 10 (5.32%) Ajax
11 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
12 7 (3.72%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.72%) CSS
12 7 (3.72%) HTML5
12 7 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Core
13 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (2.66%) LDAP
14 4 (2.13%) JSON
14 4 (2.13%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.79%) Fintech
4 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.19%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.60%) Life Science
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.06%) NHS
7 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.06%) Social Media
7 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) SCADA
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (38.83%) Windows
2 37 (19.68%) Windows Server
3 34 (18.09%) Linux
4 24 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.98%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.26%) Unix
8 6 (3.19%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.06%) Android
9 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.81%) MVC
3 32 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (14.36%) ITIL
5 22 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (10.11%) CRM
6 19 (10.11%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (8.51%) Scrum
7 16 (8.51%) SOA
8 15 (7.98%) Project Management
9 14 (7.45%) Service Delivery
9 14 (7.45%) Web Development
10 13 (6.91%) Decision-Making
11 11 (5.85%) Analytics
11 11 (5.85%) ETL
11 11 (5.85%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.85%) SDLC
12 10 (5.32%) Migration
13 9 (4.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.96%) SQL
2 51 (27.13%) C#
3 37 (19.68%) T-SQL
4 19 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.04%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.26%) PHP
7 6 (3.19%) VBScript
8 5 (2.66%) VBA
9 4 (2.13%) Python
9 4 (2.13%) VB
10 3 (1.60%) Java
11 2 (1.06%) C
11 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) CCNA
1 11 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.32%) AWS Certification
2 10 (5.32%) Degree
3 8 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.72%) MCSE
5 6 (3.19%) CISSP
5 6 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.19%) LPIC
5 6 (3.19%) SSCP
6 4 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.60%) MCP
7 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.06%) ISEB
8 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.06%) MCSD
9 1 (0.53%) CCNP
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) SLA
3 4 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.79%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.26%) Docker
5 7 (3.72%) Shibboleth
6 5 (2.66%) HDFS
7 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.60%) XenServer
9 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.06%) XenApp
10 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.53%) KVM
10 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (3.72%) ZABBIX
2 6 (3.19%) Cacti
2 6 (3.19%) Puppet
3 3 (1.60%) Ansible
3 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.60%) WSUS
4 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) SCCM
4 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (17.02%) VMware
2 26 (13.83%) Cisco
3 14 (7.45%) Citrix
4 12 (6.38%) Google
5 10 (5.32%) SAP
6 9 (4.79%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.79%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.26%) Sophos
8 7 (3.72%) NetApp
8 7 (3.72%) Snow
8 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.19%) Tableau
10 5 (2.66%) Oracle
10 5 (2.66%) Riverbed
10 5 (2.66%) Symantec
11 4 (2.13%) HP
11 4 (2.13%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.60%) Cognos
13 2 (1.06%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com