Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 139 279 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.33% 20.70% 21.65%
As % of the Vendors category 46.80% 53.04% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 120 222 239
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,950 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -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 297 526 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.62% 39.02% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 232 419 484
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -2.53% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,125 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%

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 21 November 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 November 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 69 £40,000 - 13
Clevedon +3 13 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Bridgwater -4 12 £40,000 +48.15% 6
Shepton Mallet - 6 £42,500 - 1
Frome +2 5 £18,000 -55.00% 2
Taunton -20 5 £24,856 -37.86% 5
Street -8 4 £27,500 -38.89%
Portishead -3 2 £48,750 +89.32%
Yeovil -11 2 £37,500 +20.97% 2
Glastonbury -1 1 £52,500 +19.32%
Templecombe - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (41.73%) Windows
2 45 (32.37%) SQL Server
3 39 (28.06%) Microsoft Office
4 38 (27.34%) SQL
5 29 (20.86%) Finance
6 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (17.99%) Windows Server
6 25 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (16.55%) Office 365
7 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (16.55%) Active Directory
8 22 (15.83%) Cisco
8 22 (15.83%) MS Exchange
9 21 (15.11%) SharePoint
9 21 (15.11%) C#
9 21 (15.11%) PHP
10 20 (14.39%) JavaScript
10 20 (14.39%) Linux
10 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Excel
10 20 (14.39%) Degree
11 18 (12.95%) VMware
11 18 (12.95%) .NET
11 18 (12.95%) MySQL
11 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
12 17 (12.23%) ITIL
12 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
12 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (12.23%) Hyper-V
13 16 (11.51%) PowerShell

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 22 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.11%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.63%) Apache
4 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.60%) IIS
7 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (28.06%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (9.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (16.55%) Office 365
3 15 (10.79%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.63%) DHCP
3 10 (7.19%) LAN
4 8 (5.76%) DNS
4 8 (5.76%) SAN
4 8 (5.76%) WAN
4 8 (5.76%) WLAN
5 7 (5.04%) VoIP
6 6 (4.32%) Unified Communications
6 6 (4.32%) VPN
7 5 (3.60%) SMTP
8 4 (2.88%) Wireless
9 3 (2.16%) Firewall
10 2 (1.44%) Skype
10 2 (1.44%) SSH
11 1 (0.72%) Internet
11 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.95%) MySQL
3 14 (10.07%) Power BI
4 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.88%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (2.16%) QlikView
10 2 (1.44%) MS Access
10 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.72%) Big Data
11 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.32%) JIRA
2 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.72%) Codeception
4 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.72%) Subversion
4 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 29 (20.86%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Retail
3 13 (9.35%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.47%) Electronics
5 8 (5.76%) Marketing
5 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.32%) Georgian Language
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (1.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (23.02%) Developer
2 28 (20.14%) Support Engineer
3 27 (19.42%) Analyst
4 20 (14.39%) IT Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) IT Support
6 13 (9.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) PMO Analyst
8 11 (7.91%) Consultant
8 11 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.19%) SQL Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.76%) Administrator
11 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
12 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) Systems Developer
13 6 (4.32%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.95%) .NET
2 14 (10.07%) HTML
3 11 (7.91%) LAMP
4 10 (7.19%) CSS
5 9 (6.47%) jQuery
6 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.76%) XML
7 7 (5.04%) Web Services
8 6 (4.32%) JSON
8 6 (4.32%) RESTful
9 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.16%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.16%) WCF
11 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.44%) Sass
11 2 (1.44%) SOAP
11 2 (1.44%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.04%) NHS
5 5 (3.60%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.60%) iPad
5 5 (3.60%) Life Science
6 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.16%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (2.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.73%) Windows
2 25 (17.99%) Windows Server
3 20 (14.39%) Linux
4 12 (8.63%) Ubuntu
4 12 (8.63%) Unix
4 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.76%) Windows 10
6 8 (5.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.60%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) Debian
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.99%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (12.95%) PRINCE2
4 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (12.23%) ITIL
5 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.35%) Project Management
8 12 (8.63%) Migration
8 12 (8.63%) Open Source
8 12 (8.63%) Server Virtualisation
8 12 (8.63%) Web Development
9 10 (7.19%) CRM
9 10 (7.19%) DevOps
10 9 (6.47%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.76%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (5.76%) ETL
11 8 (5.76%) MVC
11 8 (5.76%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.34%) SQL
2 21 (15.11%) C#
2 21 (15.11%) PHP
3 20 (14.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.51%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.63%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.04%) Python
6 7 (5.04%) R
7 3 (2.16%) Perl
8 2 (1.44%) Go
8 2 (1.44%) Java
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (14.39%) Degree
2 15 (10.79%) PMP
3 13 (9.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (8.63%) CCNA
4 12 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.76%) PMI Certification
6 7 (5.04%) CISSP
6 7 (5.04%) LPIC
6 7 (5.04%) SSCP
7 4 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.44%) HND
8 2 (1.44%) MCP
8 2 (1.44%) MCSE
8 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.72%) MCDST
9 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) PMO
2 6 (4.32%) QA
3 3 (2.16%) SLA
4 2 (1.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (16.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.23%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.60%) Docker
5 4 (2.88%) KVM
5 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.44%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) Puppet
2 11 (7.91%) Cacti
2 11 (7.91%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.16%) SCCM
4 2 (1.44%) Ansible
4 2 (1.44%) WSUS
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) Cisco
2 18 (12.95%) VMware
3 11 (7.91%) SAP
4 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.88%) HP
5 4 (2.88%) Tableau
6 3 (2.16%) EMC
7 2 (1.44%) Citrix
7 2 (1.44%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.44%) Cognos
7 2 (1.44%) Dell
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle
7 2 (1.44%) Veritas
8 1 (0.72%) Cadence
8 1 (0.72%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.72%) Meraki
8 1 (0.72%) Sage
8 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.72%) Veeam