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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 196 175 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 28.28% 26.40% 13.56%
As % of the Vendors category 69.50% 58.53% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 128 150 69
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £51,375 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 282 299 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 40.69% 45.10% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 336 711 320
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,798 £22,975
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 148 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Taunton -12 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Street +7 8 £25,500 -
Yeovil +11 4 £31,000 +37.77% 4
Clevedon -6 2 £31,250 +6.83%
Glastonbury - 1 £44,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 127 (40.19%) SQL
2 126 (39.87%) SQL Server
3 121 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (32.91%) .NET
5 102 (32.28%) C#
6 100 (31.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 90 (28.48%) Windows
7 90 (28.48%) Scrum
8 85 (26.90%) Test Automation
9 81 (25.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 74 (23.42%) Degree
11 70 (22.15%) ASP.NET
12 69 (21.84%) MVC
13 67 (21.20%) T-SQL
14 55 (17.41%) Web Services
15 54 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (16.46%) Software Engineering
17 51 (16.14%) Active Directory
17 51 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (15.82%) Visual Studio
19 48 (15.19%) Unit Testing
20 46 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
21 45 (14.24%) JavaScript
22 42 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 41 (12.97%) Java
23 41 (12.97%) .NET Framework
24 40 (12.66%) Line Management
25 38 (12.03%) Security Cleared
25 38 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
26 37 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 29 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.85%) IIS
3 8 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.27%) Confluence
5 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.63%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 100 (31.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.38%) Office 365
4 8 (2.53%) SaaS
5 6 (1.90%) GitHub
6 5 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.27%) IaaS
7 4 (1.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.70%) Kerberos
2 8 (2.53%) LAN
3 7 (2.22%) Firewall
3 7 (2.22%) Skype
4 6 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.90%) VPN
5 5 (1.58%) Internet
5 5 (1.58%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.95%) DNS
6 3 (0.95%) WAN
6 3 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.63%) DHCP
7 2 (0.63%) VLAN
7 2 (0.63%) VoIP
7 2 (0.63%) Wireless
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.32%) FWSM
8 1 (0.32%) HSRP
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (39.87%) SQL Server
2 42 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (11.39%) Power BI
5 34 (10.76%) QlikView
6 23 (7.28%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.70%) OLAP
8 16 (5.06%) Big Data
8 16 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (3.16%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (3.16%) Star Schema
11 8 (2.53%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.53%) MySQL
11 8 (2.53%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.90%) OLTP
12 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.90%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 81 (25.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (15.82%) Visual Studio
3 28 (8.86%) SpecFlow
4 25 (7.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (6.96%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.85%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.53%) Selenium
8 7 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.22%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.90%) tSQLt
9 6 (1.90%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.27%) JIRA
11 2 (0.63%) Moq
11 2 (0.63%) NUnit
12 1 (0.32%) NuGet
12 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.32%) Subversion
12 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (7.28%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.43%) Marketing
4 11 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.16%) Electronics
6 6 (1.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (25.32%) Developer
2 64 (20.25%) Architect
3 35 (11.08%) .NET Developer
4 33 (10.44%) Azure Architect
5 31 (9.81%) Lead Developer
6 26 (8.23%) Analyst
7 24 (7.59%) AWS Architect
8 22 (6.96%) Administrator
8 22 (6.96%) DBA
9 21 (6.65%) Cloud Architect
9 21 (6.65%) SQL Developer
10 20 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 19 (6.01%) Test Automation Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) Test Engineer
12 18 (5.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 18 (5.70%) Consultant
12 18 (5.70%) Lead .NET Developer
12 18 (5.70%) Software Engineer
13 15 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (4.43%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (32.91%) .NET
2 70 (22.15%) ASP.NET
3 55 (17.41%) Web Services
4 41 (12.97%) .NET Framework
5 36 (11.39%) Entity Framework
6 33 (10.44%) HTML
7 31 (9.81%) WCF
8 27 (8.54%) WPF
9 26 (8.23%) XML
10 25 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (6.96%) WinForms
12 21 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 21 (6.65%) RESTful
13 18 (5.70%) XSLT
14 14 (4.43%) CSS
14 14 (4.43%) jQuery
15 8 (2.53%) AngularJS
16 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (1.58%) JSON
16 5 (1.58%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) Management Information System
2 30 (9.49%) Public Cloud
3 28 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.80%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.95%) PKI
8 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 90 (28.48%) Windows
2 37 (11.71%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.80%) Solaris
3 12 (3.80%) Unix
3 12 (3.80%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.48%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.95%) Linux
9 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (28.48%) Scrum
3 85 (26.90%) Test Automation
4 69 (21.84%) MVC
5 54 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (16.46%) Software Engineering
7 51 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (15.19%) Unit Testing
9 40 (12.66%) Line Management
10 37 (11.71%) Customer Requirements
11 33 (10.44%) ITIL
12 32 (10.13%) Waterfall
13 29 (9.18%) Software Testing
14 28 (8.86%) ETL
15 25 (7.91%) Load Testing
16 24 (7.59%) Performance Testing
17 23 (7.28%) DevOps
17 23 (7.28%) Web Development
18 22 (6.96%) Non-Functional Testing
18 22 (6.96%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (40.19%) SQL
2 102 (32.28%) C#
3 67 (21.20%) T-SQL
4 45 (14.24%) JavaScript
5 41 (12.97%) Java
6 37 (11.71%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.01%) C
8 18 (5.70%) XPath
8 18 (5.70%) XQuery
9 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.95%) PHP
10 3 (0.95%) VBScript
11 2 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.32%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 74 (23.42%) Degree
2 38 (12.03%) Security Cleared
3 37 (11.71%) SC Cleared
4 29 (9.18%) ISTQB
5 22 (6.96%) ISEB
5 22 (6.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (2.85%) MCSE
9 8 (2.53%) CCNP
9 8 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.90%) CCNA
11 4 (1.27%) MCP
12 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.63%) HND
12 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.63%) MCSA
13 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.33%) QA
2 8 (2.53%) SLA
3 5 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (16.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Docker
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) Postfix
5 1 (0.32%) Squid
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) SCOM
2 2 (0.63%) SCCM
2 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.63%) WSUS
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.32%) Oozie
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (11.08%) VMware
2 13 (4.11%) NetApp
2 13 (4.11%) SAP
2 13 (4.11%) Xamarin
3 11 (3.48%) Cisco
4 10 (3.16%) RedGate
5 7 (2.22%) HP
5 7 (2.22%) Juniper
6 6 (1.90%) Dell
7 5 (1.58%) Google
8 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.27%) New Relic
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle
8 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) Apple
9 2 (0.63%) Aruba
9 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.63%) Citrix
10 1 (0.32%) EMC
10 1 (0.32%) Veritas
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