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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South West / Dorset
Rank 46 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 39 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.01% 4.96% 9.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 20.00% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 70
Median salary £43,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
87 195 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.38% 24.78% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 69 128 193
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +18 15 £45,000 +63.63%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) .NET
3 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
4 11 (35.48%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Web Development
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) MCSE
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (29.03%) MCSA
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) MCP
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) WinForms
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) HOOD
9 6 (19.35%) DHCP
9 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) SCCM
10 5 (16.13%) VPN
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
11 4 (12.90%) SAN
11 4 (12.90%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.23%) Kentico
3 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) VLAN
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Senior C# Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Developer
4 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 8 (25.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior SQL Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
7 5 (16.13%) Consultant
8 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (12.90%) IT Support
9 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
9 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
9 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
9 3 (9.68%) IT Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) WinForms
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.68%) CSS3
4 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Web Development
3 7 (22.58%) HOOD
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Presales
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) BDD
6 1 (3.23%) Chat Support
6 1 (3.23%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (3.23%) Data Security
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) SOLID
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) MCSE
2 9 (29.03%) MCSA
3 8 (25.81%) MCP
4 4 (12.90%) CCA
4 4 (12.90%) CCEA
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.68%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) MCTS
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) MCSD
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) AppSense
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) Draytek
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus