Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 176 325 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.69% 24.22% 23.29%
As % of the Vendors category 46.56% 60.30% 55.39%
Number of salaries quoted 150 254 257
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,113 £24,475 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £51,750
South West median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -2.78%

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 378 539 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 37.99% 40.16% 42.04%
Number of salaries quoted 315 414 465
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,400 £24,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,150 £72,500 £55,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,533
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.81% +1.40%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 0 122 £42,500 - 12
Bridgwater -3 11 £40,000 +48.15% 3
Taunton -9 10 £33,750 -3.57% 7
Portishead - 9 £35,000 -
Clevedon +5 5 £50,000 +60.00% 1
Frome - 5 £18,000 - 1
Street -7 2 £30,000 +17.65%
Yeovil -14 1 £57,500 +85.48% 3
Templecombe - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 80 (45.45%) Windows
2 74 (42.05%) SQL Server
3 60 (34.09%) SQL
4 56 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (25.00%) VMware
7 41 (23.30%) Finance
8 40 (22.73%) Windows Server
9 39 (22.16%) Linux
10 36 (20.45%) C#
10 36 (20.45%) Cisco
11 30 (17.05%) T-SQL
11 30 (17.05%) ITIL
12 29 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (16.48%) MVC
13 28 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (15.34%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (13.64%) DHCP
16 24 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (13.07%) LAN
17 23 (13.07%) PowerShell
17 23 (13.07%) Office 365
18 22 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
18 22 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 22 (12.50%) SAN
18 22 (12.50%) WLAN

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 12 (6.82%) Apache
2 9 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.27%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.70%) CMS
5 3 (1.70%) IIS
5 3 (1.70%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 56 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (15.34%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (13.07%) Office 365
4 16 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (5.11%) SaaS
6 7 (3.98%) G Suite
7 6 (3.41%) PaaS
8 5 (2.84%) IaaS
9 3 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.14%) Serverless
11 1 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.57%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.64%) DHCP
2 23 (13.07%) LAN
3 22 (12.50%) SAN
3 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.50%) WAN
3 22 (12.50%) WLAN
4 19 (10.80%) DNS
5 14 (7.95%) Firewall
6 7 (3.98%) eduroam
6 7 (3.98%) Network Security
6 7 (3.98%) Wireless
7 6 (3.41%) VLAN
8 5 (2.84%) Skype
8 5 (2.84%) SMTP
8 5 (2.84%) VoIP
8 5 (2.84%) VPN
9 4 (2.27%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.70%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (42.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.50%) MySQL
2 22 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (6.82%) Power BI
7 10 (5.68%) MS Access
7 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (4.55%) QlikView
10 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.70%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.70%) HBase
12 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.41%) JIRA
5 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
7 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 41 (23.30%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Retail
3 11 (6.25%) Marketing
4 10 (5.68%) Electronics
5 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Georgian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (27.84%) Developer
2 26 (14.77%) Support Engineer
3 23 (13.07%) Analyst
3 23 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 17 (9.66%) Infrastructure Support
5 17 (9.66%) SQL Developer
6 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 15 (8.52%) Web Developer
7 14 (7.95%) IT Engineer
8 13 (7.39%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (7.39%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
10 11 (6.25%) Administrator
11 10 (5.68%) .NET Developer
12 9 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (5.11%) Data Analyst
12 9 (5.11%) SQL BI Developer
13 8 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.93%) .NET
2 18 (10.23%) Entity Framework
3 16 (9.09%) Web Services
4 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.82%) LAMP
5 12 (6.82%) WCF
6 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (5.68%) JSON
8 7 (3.98%) HTML
8 7 (3.98%) jQuery
8 7 (3.98%) RESTful
9 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (2.84%) Ajax
10 5 (2.84%) XML
11 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.27%) ODBC
11 4 (2.27%) Sass
12 3 (1.70%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.70%) CSS
12 3 (1.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.84%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.84%) Fintech
5 5 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.84%) iPad
6 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.27%) NHS
7 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.14%) Life Science
8 2 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 80 (45.45%) Windows
2 40 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 39 (22.16%) Linux
4 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.82%) Ubuntu
7 11 (6.25%) Unix
8 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.05%) ITIL
3 29 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (16.48%) MVC
4 24 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 15 (8.52%) Incident Management
7 15 (8.52%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (7.95%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.39%) CRM
9 13 (7.39%) DevOps
9 13 (7.39%) ETL
9 13 (7.39%) Web Development
10 12 (6.82%) Open Source
10 12 (6.82%) Service Delivery
10 12 (6.82%) SOA
11 11 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.25%) Migration
11 11 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (34.09%) SQL
2 36 (20.45%) C#
3 30 (17.05%) T-SQL
4 23 (13.07%) PowerShell
5 17 (9.66%) PHP
6 14 (7.95%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.55%) Python
8 6 (3.41%) VBA
9 3 (1.70%) Java
9 3 (1.70%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) Go
11 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.57%) C
11 1 (0.57%) R
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.57%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) VBScript
11 1 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (10.80%) CCNA
1 19 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.25%) CISSP
2 11 (6.25%) LPIC
2 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.25%) SSCP
3 10 (5.68%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.41%) Degree
5 5 (2.84%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.84%) PMP
6 4 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.70%) MCSE
7 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.14%) MCSD
8 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.84%) GDPR
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 4 (2.27%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.68%) Docker
6 7 (3.98%) Shibboleth
7 5 (2.84%) KVM
8 3 (1.70%) HDFS
9 2 (1.14%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) Puppet
1 12 (6.82%) ZABBIX
2 11 (6.25%) Cacti
3 7 (3.98%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.27%) Ansible
5 3 (1.70%) WSUS
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (25.00%) VMware
2 36 (20.45%) Cisco
3 14 (7.95%) CheckPoint
4 12 (6.82%) SAP
5 11 (6.25%) Citrix
6 9 (5.11%) Google
6 9 (5.11%) Tableau
7 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.55%) Sophos
8 7 (3.98%) NetApp
8 7 (3.98%) Snow
8 7 (3.98%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.41%) Cognos
9 6 (3.41%) Oracle
10 4 (2.27%) Riverbed
10 4 (2.27%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.27%) Symantec
11 3 (1.70%) EMC
11 3 (1.70%) HP
12 2 (1.14%) Dell