Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 243 242 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.66% 19.22% 19.79%
As % of the Vendors category 50.73% 44.49% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 205 204 185
Somerset median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.41% -
10th Percentile £22,600 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £48,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £38,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.33% +3.45%

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 479 544 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 38.75% 43.21% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 397 475 384
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,500 £22,150
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,700 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -1 137 £40,000 +6.67% 15
Taunton +14 25 £32,500 - 3
Clevedon -2 23 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Street +7 13 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Portishead +3 7 £31,966 -24.79% 2
Yeovil +4 4 £31,000 +55.00% 3
Frome - 4 £40,000 - 1
Cheddar -1 3 £23,500 -14.55%
Weston-super-Mare +1 2 £21,750 -13.00% 2
Bridgwater - 2 £35,000 - 3
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 105 (43.21%) SQL Server
2 93 (38.27%) SQL
3 76 (31.28%) Windows
4 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (28.40%) C#
6 65 (26.75%) .NET
7 61 (25.10%) MVC
8 54 (22.22%) Finance
9 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Office
10 47 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 44 (18.11%) T-SQL
11 44 (18.11%) Active Directory
12 40 (16.46%) Office 365
13 39 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (16.05%) Scrum
14 38 (15.64%) Windows Server
15 35 (14.40%) JavaScript
15 35 (14.40%) ASP.NET
16 33 (13.58%) VMware
17 32 (13.17%) Degree
18 31 (12.76%) Entity Framework
18 31 (12.76%) Firewall
18 31 (12.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (12.76%) HTML
19 30 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (12.35%) WCF
20 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
21 28 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
22 26 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
23 25 (10.29%) .NET Framework

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 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.35%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.70%) IIS
4 8 (3.29%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.06%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.23%) CMS
6 3 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (16.46%) Office 365
3 17 (7.00%) SaaS
4 13 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (4.53%) PaaS
6 7 (2.88%) OneDrive
7 6 (2.47%) IaaS
8 5 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.23%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.82%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.82%) G Suite
11 1 (0.41%) GitHub
11 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.76%) Firewall
2 23 (9.47%) SAN
3 18 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.00%) WAN
5 16 (6.58%) DNS
6 14 (5.76%) DHCP
7 13 (5.35%) LAN
8 10 (4.12%) VLAN
9 9 (3.70%) Kerberos
9 9 (3.70%) Network Security
10 7 (2.88%) Internet
10 7 (2.88%) Skype
10 7 (2.88%) WLAN
11 6 (2.47%) Wireless
12 5 (2.06%) VPN
13 4 (1.65%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.65%) VoIP
14 3 (1.23%) HTTP
14 3 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (43.21%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.23%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.17%) MySQL
6 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (5.35%) QlikView
7 13 (5.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (4.53%) Power BI
10 9 (3.70%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.29%) Hadoop
12 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.65%) GIS
13 4 (1.65%) OLAP
13 4 (1.65%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (9.05%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.65%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.23%) Selenium
5 3 (1.23%) Subversion
6 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) MSI
7 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (22.22%) Finance
2 20 (8.23%) Marketing
3 16 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.76%) Electronics
5 13 (5.35%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.94%) Advertising
7 8 (3.29%) Law
8 7 (2.88%) Publishing
9 3 (1.23%) Legal
10 2 (0.82%) Military
10 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.82%) Retail
11 1 (0.41%) Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (37.86%) Developer
2 33 (13.58%) .NET Developer
3 29 (11.93%) C# Developer
3 29 (11.93%) Software Developer
4 24 (9.88%) SQL Developer
5 22 (9.05%) C# Software Developer
6 21 (8.64%) Administrator
7 17 (7.00%) IT Support
7 17 (7.00%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (5.76%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.35%) C# Web Developer
10 13 (5.35%) Consultant
10 13 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.94%) Analyst
11 12 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.94%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.75%) .NET
2 35 (14.40%) ASP.NET
3 31 (12.76%) Entity Framework
3 31 (12.76%) HTML
4 30 (12.35%) WCF
5 26 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (10.29%) .NET Framework
6 25 (10.29%) Web Services
7 21 (8.64%) AngularJS
8 17 (7.00%) CSS
9 15 (6.17%) jQuery
10 11 (4.53%) LAMP
11 10 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (3.70%) Ajax
12 9 (3.70%) HTML5
12 9 (3.70%) RESTful
13 8 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (2.88%) LDAP
14 7 (2.88%) Node.js
14 7 (2.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.12%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.47%) Fintech
4 6 (2.47%) Social Media
5 4 (1.65%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.65%) Replication
6 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.23%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) Life Science
7 2 (0.82%) User Experience
7 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.28%) Windows
2 38 (15.64%) Windows Server
3 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.88%) Linux
5 24 (9.88%) Windows 7
6 17 (7.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.65%) Unix
9 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.82%) Android
10 2 (0.82%) CentOS
10 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) SUSE
11 1 (0.41%) VMS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.10%) MVC
3 39 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (16.05%) Scrum
4 21 (8.64%) ITIL
5 20 (8.23%) Project Management
5 20 (8.23%) Test Automation
5 20 (8.23%) Web Development
6 19 (7.82%) CRM
7 18 (7.41%) SDLC
7 18 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 14 (5.76%) Service Delivery
9 14 (5.76%) Software Testing
9 14 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (4.94%) ETL
10 12 (4.94%) Programme Management
11 11 (4.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 93 (38.27%) SQL
2 69 (28.40%) C#
3 44 (18.11%) T-SQL
4 35 (14.40%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.12%) PHP
5 10 (4.12%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.29%) VBScript
7 6 (2.47%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.06%) VB
9 4 (1.65%) Java
9 4 (1.65%) Ruby
10 2 (0.82%) C
10 2 (0.82%) VBA
10 2 (0.82%) XPath
10 2 (0.82%) XQuery
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) R
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (13.17%) Degree
2 13 (5.35%) ISTQB
3 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.47%) ISEB
5 6 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.47%) MCSE
6 4 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.23%) CCENT
7 3 (1.23%) CCNA
7 3 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) HND
8 2 (0.82%) MCP
9 1 (0.41%) CISSP
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.41%) QA
2 10 (4.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.35%) Docker
4 7 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.65%) XenApp
7 3 (1.23%) HDFS
7 3 (1.23%) vSphere
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.82%) XenServer
9 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.65%) Ansible
3 3 (1.23%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.82%) SCOM
4 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.41%) Cacti
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 33 (13.58%) VMware
2 17 (7.00%) Cisco
3 15 (6.17%) Citrix
4 13 (5.35%) SAP
5 12 (4.94%) Google
6 6 (2.47%) NetApp
6 6 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.65%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.65%) ESRI
7 4 (1.65%) Hitachi
7 4 (1.65%) Nintex
7 4 (1.65%) Oracle
7 4 (1.65%) Riverbed
7 4 (1.65%) Symantec
7 4 (1.65%) Xerox
7 4 (1.65%) Zend
8 3 (1.23%) Apple
8 3 (1.23%) HP
8 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.23%) Veeam