Period
to 22 September 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 40 124 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 13.56% 17.01% 17.14%
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 54.39% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 116 131
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £34,400 £24,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £53,750 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 112 228 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 37.97% 31.28% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 107 203 258
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,300 £25,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Somerset.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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 2020. 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 -18 25 £46,250 +2.78% 8
Street +9 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Yeovil +3 3 £42,500 +63.46% 1
Clevedon 0 1 £32,500 -23.53%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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 22 (55.00%) SQL
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) Azure
3 15 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 14 (35.00%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
7 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (25.00%) Power Platform
8 9 (22.50%) DevOps
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
9 8 (20.00%) Office 365
10 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
10 7 (17.50%) Dimensional Modelling
10 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
10 7 (17.50%) Power BI
10 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.50%) SCCM
10 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.50%) MVC
10 7 (17.50%) Scrum
10 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.50%) C#
10 7 (17.50%) .NET
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (15.00%) Degree

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 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (52.50%) Azure
2 10 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 8 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) PaaS
4 3 (7.50%) PowerApps
5 2 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) AWS
6 1 (2.50%) G Suite
6 1 (2.50%) GCP
6 1 (2.50%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (10.00%) VoIP
1 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (17.50%) Power BI
5 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.50%) BigQuery
8 1 (2.50%) MS Access
8 1 (2.50%) MySQL
8 1 (2.50%) OLAP
8 1 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Web Application Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
1 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
1 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.50%) Sass
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) iSeries
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) SUSE
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (22.50%) DevOps
4 7 (17.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (17.50%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 4 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.00%) Network Management
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.50%) Coaching
7 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.50%) Data Security
7 3 (7.50%) Fintech
7 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) MCSA
4 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GDPR
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Aruba
2 4 (10.00%) Dell
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Mitel
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) MAPICS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau