Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 133 246 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.00% 19.63% 18.92%
As % of the Vendors category 42.09% 51.14% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 114 213 189
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% -4.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,875 £56,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% -4.00%

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 316 481 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.89% 38.39% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 216 404 469
Somerset median annual salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,175 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -13 48 £40,000 - 13
Clevedon +2 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yeovil -5 12 £37,500 +20.97%
Bridgwater -4 9 £40,000 -
Street -5 9 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Taunton -16 8 £24,856 -29.49% 4
Shepton Mallet - 6 £42,500 - 1
Portishead +6 1 £57,500 +123.30%
Weston-super-Mare -27 1 £25,000 +14.94%
Glastonbury - 1 £52,500 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 43 (32.33%) Windows
2 42 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (30.83%) SQL Server
4 40 (30.08%) SQL
5 29 (21.80%) C#
5 29 (21.80%) Office 365
6 27 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (19.55%) Microsoft Excel
8 25 (18.80%) MS Exchange
8 25 (18.80%) .NET
8 25 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (18.05%) Active Directory
10 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (16.54%) Finance
12 21 (15.79%) HTML
13 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
13 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
14 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (13.53%) Degree
14 18 (13.53%) Web Development
15 17 (12.78%) Windows Server
15 17 (12.78%) Dynamics 365
16 16 (12.03%) XML
16 16 (12.03%) Project Management
17 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
18 14 (10.53%) CSS
18 14 (10.53%) Time Management
18 14 (10.53%) Migration
19 13 (9.77%) Web Services
19 13 (9.77%) Test Automation

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 (18.80%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.26%) Apache
4 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.01%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (19.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) Office 365
2 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (12.78%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) IaaS
4 2 (1.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.26%) VoIP
3 6 (4.51%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.01%) Firewall
5 3 (2.26%) DHCP
5 3 (2.26%) DNS
5 3 (2.26%) Internet
5 3 (2.26%) SAN
6 2 (1.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.50%) LAN
6 2 (1.50%) Network Security
6 2 (1.50%) WAN
6 2 (1.50%) Wireless
7 1 (0.75%) Skype
7 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) Power BI
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.02%) MySQL
6 6 (4.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (3.01%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.27%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.02%) Selenium
4 5 (3.76%) AccuRev
4 5 (3.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (3.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.50%) JIRA
5 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.75%) Codeception
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.77%) Retail
4 7 (5.26%) Electronics
4 7 (5.26%) Marketing
4 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.76%) Georgian Language
6 2 (1.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Developer
2 30 (22.56%) Analyst
3 26 (19.55%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.77%) Web Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) IT Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) IT Support
7 10 (7.52%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.02%) PMO Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Consultant
11 6 (4.51%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.80%) .NET
2 21 (15.79%) HTML
3 16 (12.03%) XML
4 14 (10.53%) CSS
5 13 (9.77%) Web Services
6 12 (9.02%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.27%) jQuery
7 11 (8.27%) XSL
8 8 (6.02%) .NET Framework
9 7 (5.26%) LAMP
9 7 (5.26%) RESTful
10 5 (3.76%) Ajax
10 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (3.76%) Middleware
10 5 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.76%) REST
10 5 (3.76%) SOAP
11 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.76%) Life Science
4 5 (3.76%) NHS
5 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.26%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (2.26%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.33%) Windows
2 17 (12.78%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.27%) Linux
3 11 (8.27%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.77%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.02%) Unix
6 7 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (13.53%) Web Development
4 16 (12.03%) Project Management
5 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.53%) Migration
6 14 (10.53%) Time Management
7 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.02%) CRM
8 12 (9.02%) ITIL
8 12 (9.02%) MVC
9 11 (8.27%) Logistics
9 11 (8.27%) Presales
9 11 (8.27%) System Testing
10 10 (7.52%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.52%) SDLC
10 10 (7.52%) Server Virtualisation
11 9 (6.77%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) SQL
2 29 (21.80%) C#
3 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.02%) PHP
5 11 (8.27%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.77%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.51%) R
7 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.01%) C++
9 3 (2.26%) Python
10 2 (1.50%) C
10 2 (1.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) PMP
2 9 (6.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.76%) HND
4 3 (2.26%) CCNA
4 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.50%) CISSP
5 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.50%) LPIC
5 2 (1.50%) MCP
5 2 (1.50%) MCSE
5 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.50%) SSCP
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) QA
2 8 (6.02%) PMO
3 3 (2.26%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.02%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Cacti
1 7 (5.26%) Puppet
1 7 (5.26%) ZABBIX
2 3 (2.26%) SCCM
3 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.50%) WSUS
4 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (8.27%) LANSA
2 10 (7.52%) Cisco
3 8 (6.02%) SAP
4 6 (4.51%) VMware
5 5 (3.76%) FNZ
5 5 (3.76%) Tableau
6 3 (2.26%) Citrix
6 3 (2.26%) HP
6 3 (2.26%) Progress
7 2 (1.50%) Apple
7 2 (1.50%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.50%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) Dell
8 1 (0.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) McAfee
8 1 (0.75%) Meraki
8 1 (0.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) Ubiquiti
8 1 (0.75%) Veritas