The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 52 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.67% 6.13% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.67% 25.62% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £18,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,250 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,581 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.83% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
240 121 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 30.77% 23.91% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 220 97 113
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dorset region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 47 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Poole -24 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 108 (99.08%) Microsoft
2 94 (86.24%) Windows
3 78 (71.56%) MCSE
4 73 (66.97%) MS Excel
5 55 (50.46%) Citrix
6 49 (44.95%) VMware
7 48 (44.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 47 (43.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 46 (42.20%) CCA
9 46 (42.20%) Citrix Certification
10 45 (41.28%) SQL Server
11 42 (38.53%) ASP.NET
11 42 (38.53%) C#
11 42 (38.53%) .NET
11 42 (38.53%) MCSA
12 41 (37.61%) MS Exchange
12 41 (37.61%) SQL
13 35 (32.11%) SAN
13 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (31.19%) Active Directory
15 33 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (29.36%) IIS
17 30 (27.52%) vSphere
18 29 (26.61%) XenDesktop
19 28 (25.69%) Lync
19 28 (25.69%) CCEE
19 28 (25.69%) NetScaler
19 28 (25.69%) MCP
19 28 (25.69%) EMC
19 28 (25.69%) CCEA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (37.61%) MS Exchange
2 32 (29.36%) IIS
3 28 (25.69%) Lync
4 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.75%) JBoss
5 3 (2.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 73 (66.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Office 365
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.11%) SAN
2 28 (25.69%) NetScaler
3 23 (21.10%) TCP/IP
4 22 (20.18%) Firewall
5 13 (11.93%) LAN
5 13 (11.93%) WAN
6 3 (2.75%) Internet
7 2 (1.83%) DNS
7 2 (1.83%) DHCP
7 2 (1.83%) VoIP
7 2 (1.83%) PABX
8 1 (0.92%) VLAN
8 1 (0.92%) Network Security
8 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.50%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.93%) TeamCity
2 13 (11.93%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (11.93%) Log4Net
2 13 (11.93%) NUnit
2 13 (11.93%) Subversion
General
1 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Advertising
3 2 (1.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Consultant
2 49 (44.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 24 (22.02%) Developer
4 22 (20.18%) Analyst
5 19 (17.43%) Support Analyst
6 17 (15.60%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 17 (15.60%) Senior Consultant
7 16 (14.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (14.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (14.68%) .NET Developer
7 16 (14.68%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (9.17%) Applications Support
9 10 (9.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.42%) SQL Developer
11 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Technical Support
12 5 (4.59%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.53%) ASP.NET
1 42 (38.53%) .NET
2 23 (21.10%) CSS
2 23 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (14.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
3 16 (14.68%) LINQ
3 16 (14.68%) jQuery
4 13 (11.93%) WCF
4 13 (11.93%) ELMAH
4 13 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (11.93%) JSON
4 13 (11.93%) NHibernate
5 10 (9.17%) HTML
6 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (2.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Thin Client
1 18 (16.51%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.50%) PKI
3 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 94 (86.24%) Windows
2 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (30.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.51%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) Project Management
2 23 (21.10%) MVC
3 16 (14.68%) Time Management
4 13 (11.93%) Active Record
4 13 (11.93%) SOA
5 9 (8.26%) QMS
6 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.67%) Migration
9 2 (1.83%) ITIL
10 1 (0.92%) Web Application Development
10 1 (0.92%) Scrum
10 1 (0.92%) Service Management
10 1 (0.92%) Change Management
10 1 (0.92%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (0.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) C#
2 41 (37.61%) SQL
3 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.75%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (71.56%) MCSE
2 47 (43.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 46 (42.20%) CCA
3 46 (42.20%) Citrix Certification
4 42 (38.53%) MCSA
5 28 (25.69%) CCEE
5 28 (25.69%) MCP
5 28 (25.69%) CCEA
6 26 (23.85%) MCITP
7 17 (15.60%) VCP4
8 13 (11.93%) MCSD
9 12 (11.01%) VCP5
10 10 (9.17%) Degree
11 6 (5.50%) CCNA
11 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.75%) MCTS
13 1 (0.92%) GIAC
13 1 (0.92%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 48 (44.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (31.19%) Active Directory
3 30 (27.52%) vSphere
4 29 (26.61%) XenDesktop
5 18 (16.51%) VMware ESX
6 17 (15.60%) XenApp
7 12 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) SCCM
2 7 (6.42%) SCOM
2 7 (6.42%) SCVMM
3 6 (5.50%) SCOrch
3 6 (5.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (99.08%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.46%) Citrix
3 49 (44.95%) VMware
4 28 (25.69%) EMC
4 28 (25.69%) AppSense
5 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 5 (4.59%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) Juniper
6 1 (0.92%) Remedy
Bournemouth, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Bournemouth, Oldham, Middlesbrough or...
Church International
Salary: Up to £45k pa + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago