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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.20% 5.74% 4.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.35% 22.53% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 30
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £18,100 £21,125
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
167 182 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.33% 25.49% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 122 146 170
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 34 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Poole +7 10 £32,500 -40.90%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 99 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (79.80%) Windows
3 66 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 64 (64.65%) MCSE
5 48 (48.48%) SQL Server
6 45 (45.45%) C#
7 44 (44.44%) SQL
8 43 (43.43%) Citrix
9 41 (41.41%) .NET
9 41 (41.41%) ASP.NET
10 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (39.39%) MCSA
12 37 (37.37%) VMware
12 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 35 (35.35%) CCA
14 35 (35.35%) Citrix Certification
15 32 (32.32%) MCP
15 32 (32.32%) IIS
16 29 (29.29%) TCP/IP
16 29 (29.29%) Active Directory
17 28 (28.28%) MCITP
18 27 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (26.26%) Firewall
20 25 (25.25%) MVC
20 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 24 (24.24%) T-SQL
22 23 (23.23%) MS Exchange
23 22 (22.22%) Thin Client
23 22 (22.22%) CSS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (32.32%) IIS
2 23 (23.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.05%) Lync
6 3 (3.03%) JBoss
6 3 (3.03%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.29%) TCP/IP
2 26 (26.26%) Firewall
3 17 (17.17%) SAN
4 5 (5.05%) Internet
5 3 (3.03%) DHCP
5 3 (3.03%) VoIP
5 3 (3.03%) DNS
5 3 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.03%) PABX
6 2 (2.02%) WAN
6 2 (2.02%) LAN
7 1 (1.01%) VLAN
7 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) MS Access
5 1 (1.01%) DTS
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (19.19%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.16%) TeamCity
2 16 (16.16%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (16.16%) NUnit
2 16 (16.16%) Subversion
2 16 (16.16%) Log4Net
General
1 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.03%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (42.42%) Consultant
2 39 (39.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 29 (29.29%) Developer
4 19 (19.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (19.19%) .NET Developer
4 19 (19.19%) C# Developer
5 17 (17.17%) Analyst
6 16 (16.16%) Support Analyst
6 16 (16.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 9 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Technical Support
12 4 (4.04%) Junior
12 4 (4.04%) Junior Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.41%) .NET
1 41 (41.41%) ASP.NET
2 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (22.22%) CSS
3 22 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 22 (22.22%) LINQ
3 22 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (19.19%) jQuery
4 19 (19.19%) WCF
5 16 (16.16%) ELMAH
5 16 (16.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (16.16%) JSON
5 16 (16.16%) NHibernate
6 6 (6.06%) HTML
7 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.03%) Spring
7 3 (3.03%) J2EE
7 3 (3.03%) Struts
7 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 22 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (1.01%) PKI
3 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.01%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 40 (40.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) MVC
2 16 (16.16%) Time Management
2 16 (16.16%) Active Record
2 16 (16.16%) SOA
3 13 (13.13%) Project Management
4 8 (8.08%) Migration
5 7 (7.07%) QMS
6 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.05%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.04%) OOP
8 4 (4.04%) OO
8 4 (4.04%) Business Development
9 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.03%) ITIL
9 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.02%) Service Management
10 2 (2.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.45%) C#
2 44 (44.44%) SQL
3 24 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.04%) PHP
7 3 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (64.65%) MCSE
2 39 (39.39%) MCSA
3 36 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (35.35%) CCA
4 35 (35.35%) Citrix Certification
5 32 (32.32%) MCP
6 28 (28.28%) MCITP
7 19 (19.19%) MCSD
8 13 (13.13%) CCEA
8 13 (13.13%) CCEE
9 8 (8.08%) Degree
10 6 (6.06%) CCNA
10 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (4.04%) MCPD
12 2 (2.02%) VCP5
12 2 (2.02%) VCP4
12 2 (2.02%) MCDST
System Software
1 29 (29.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.12%) XenApp
4 11 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) SCOM
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Intune
4 2 (2.02%) SCSM
4 2 (2.02%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.01%) WSUS
5 1 (1.01%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (43.43%) Citrix
3 37 (37.37%) VMware
4 13 (13.13%) AppSense
5 12 (12.12%) EMC
6 7 (7.07%) Cisco
7 6 (6.06%) Oracle
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, Paid MS certs!
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, car allowance
Posted: 17 days ago