Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 118 156 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.88% 18.33% 23.60%
As % of the Vendors category 50.86% 48.90% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 108 134 238
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,782 £27,500 £26,175
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £72,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.91% +7.53% +4.29%

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 232 319 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 31.22% 37.49% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 206 267 387
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £72,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 August 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 22 August 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 -6 65 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Clevedon -3 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Taunton +2 10 £25,500 -35.83% 8
Yeovil +14 8 £26,000 -54.78% 6
Portishead +8 7 £26,500 -24.29%
Street +5 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £32,000 - 1
Frome 0 1 - - 2
Shepton Mallet - 1 £22,500 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (47.46%) Azure
2 37 (31.36%) C#
2 37 (31.36%) DevOps
3 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
4 34 (28.81%) SQL
5 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
6 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (25.42%) Windows
8 28 (23.73%) .NET
8 28 (23.73%) Office 365
9 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
10 24 (20.34%) Subversion
10 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
10 24 (20.34%) Unit Testing
10 24 (20.34%) Sass
11 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (17.80%) MS Exchange
12 21 (17.80%) AngularJS
12 21 (17.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 20 (16.95%) HTML
14 19 (16.10%) CSS
15 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
15 18 (15.25%) MVC
15 18 (15.25%) Finance
15 18 (15.25%) Scrum
15 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
16 17 (14.41%) VPN
16 17 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (14.41%) Windows Server

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 21 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) IIS
3 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.08%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (47.46%) Azure
2 28 (23.73%) Office 365
3 11 (9.32%) AWS
4 10 (8.47%) npm
5 7 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.54%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.69%) GCP
8 2 (1.69%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.85%) GitHub
9 1 (0.85%) Heroku
9 1 (0.85%) IaaS
9 1 (0.85%) PaaS
9 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) VPN
2 15 (12.71%) DHCP
2 15 (12.71%) DNS
3 13 (11.02%) Skype
4 7 (5.93%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (5.08%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.39%) HTTP
6 4 (3.39%) NAS
6 4 (3.39%) SAN
7 3 (2.54%) Firewall
7 3 (2.54%) Intranet
8 2 (1.69%) ADSL
8 2 (1.69%) Internet
8 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.69%) VLAN
8 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.85%) MPLS
9 1 (0.85%) Network Security
9 1 (0.85%) PBX
9 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.54%) Power BI
5 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
1 24 (20.34%) Subversion
2 10 (8.47%) webpack
3 7 (5.93%) Selenium
3 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.24%) TestComplete
5 5 (4.24%) TestRail
6 4 (3.39%) GitLab
7 3 (2.54%) MSTest
7 3 (2.54%) NUnit
7 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.85%) Hudson
9 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.78%) Electronics
4 8 (6.78%) Marketing
4 8 (6.78%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Technical Support
3 13 (11.02%) Consultant
4 10 (8.47%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.47%) Support Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) Analyst
5 9 (7.63%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) Technical Support Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.08%) IT Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Support Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Technical Support Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.73%) .NET
2 24 (20.34%) Sass
3 21 (17.80%) AngularJS
4 20 (16.95%) HTML
5 19 (16.10%) CSS
6 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET
6 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (14.41%) .NET Framework
8 16 (13.56%) HTML5
9 15 (12.71%) Entity Framework
10 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (10.17%) Ajax
11 12 (10.17%) CSS3
11 12 (10.17%) LESS
12 10 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (8.47%) WCF
13 9 (7.63%) Vue.js
14 7 (5.93%) .NET Core
14 7 (5.93%) RESTful
15 5 (4.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) PKI
2 12 (10.17%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Handset
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.42%) Windows
2 17 (14.41%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.93%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) Android
6 2 (1.69%) Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) DevOps
2 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.34%) Unit Testing
4 21 (17.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 18 (15.25%) MVC
5 18 (15.25%) Scrum
6 17 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (10.17%) Front End Development
7 12 (10.17%) ITIL
8 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.47%) CRM
9 9 (7.63%) Fintech
9 9 (7.63%) Web Development
10 8 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (6.78%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.93%) ERP
11 7 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (5.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.36%) C#
2 34 (28.81%) SQL
3 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.17%) TypeScript
5 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.39%) VBA
7 2 (1.69%) Ruby
7 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) ES6
8 1 (0.85%) Go
8 1 (0.85%) Java
8 1 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.39%) CCNA
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.39%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.39%) HND
3 4 (3.39%) MCSA
3 4 (3.39%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) MCSD
4 1 (0.85%) MCTS
4 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) GDPR
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 35 (29.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.39%) Docker
5 2 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.85%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.69%) Ansible
4 2 (1.69%) Puppet
4 2 (1.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Cisco
1 13 (11.02%) VMware
2 8 (6.78%) SAP
3 4 (3.39%) Sage
4 3 (2.54%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Apple
5 2 (1.69%) Citrix
5 2 (1.69%) Veeam
6 1 (0.85%) Draytek
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.85%) Sun