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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 34 49 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.99% 6.60% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.12% 25.93% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,475 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
169 189 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.84% 25.47% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 142 153 125
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,000 £30,248
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -1 30 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Poole -17 3 £30,000 - 1
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 65 (85.53%) Microsoft
2 54 (71.05%) MS Excel
3 53 (69.74%) Windows
4 35 (46.05%) MCSE
5 31 (40.79%) Firewall
6 30 (39.47%) VMware
7 29 (38.16%) MCSA
7 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
8 28 (36.84%) MCITP
9 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
9 27 (35.53%) Citrix
9 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
10 23 (30.26%) MCP
11 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (27.63%) SQL
12 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (26.32%) Degree
13 20 (26.32%) .NET
13 20 (26.32%) C#
14 19 (25.00%) DNS
15 18 (23.68%) CCA
15 18 (23.68%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
17 16 (21.05%) MS Office
17 16 (21.05%) Thin Client
17 16 (21.05%) Windows Vista
17 16 (21.05%) Fat Client
18 12 (15.79%) Time Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) IBM Notes
2 6 (7.89%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 54 (71.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.05%) MS Office
3 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.79%) Firewall
2 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
3 19 (25.00%) DNS
4 12 (15.79%) DHCP
5 11 (14.47%) WAN
6 10 (13.16%) LAN
6 10 (13.16%) SAN
7 3 (3.95%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.95%) PBX
7 3 (3.95%) VoIP
8 1 (1.32%) IPv6
8 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Consultant
2 20 (26.32%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 15 (19.74%) Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Service Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) IT Support
9 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Consultant
10 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
12 4 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
12 4 (5.26%) Team Leader
12 4 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
13 2 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
13 2 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.84%) HTML
3 9 (11.84%) CSS
4 8 (10.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Thin Client
1 16 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 9 (11.84%) PDA
3 7 (9.21%) PKI
4 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Vista
5 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 9 (11.84%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Time Management
2 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.84%) ITIL
3 9 (11.84%) MVC
4 8 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
7 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.32%) Network Design
8 1 (1.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) C#
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) C++
4 8 (10.53%) VB
4 8 (10.53%) VC++
4 8 (10.53%) VB6
5 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.95%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (46.05%) MCSE
2 29 (38.16%) MCSA
3 28 (36.84%) MCITP
4 23 (30.26%) MCP
5 20 (26.32%) Degree
6 18 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (23.68%) CCA
6 18 (23.68%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (13.16%) MCTS
8 9 (11.84%) MCSD
9 8 (10.53%) MCPD
10 4 (5.26%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (3.95%) HND
12 1 (1.32%) CCEA
12 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.32%) CCNP
12 1 (1.32%) CCNA
12 1 (1.32%) CCEE
System Software
1 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.32%) UAG
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) SCOM
2 6 (7.89%) SCVMM
2 6 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (7.89%) SCOrch
2 6 (7.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (7.89%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (7.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (85.53%) Microsoft
2 30 (39.47%) VMware
3 27 (35.53%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) ServiceNow
4 9 (11.84%) Remedy
5 7 (9.21%) Cisco
6 6 (7.89%) Avaya
6 6 (7.89%) NetApp
6 6 (7.89%) Lotus
6 6 (7.89%) Symantec
6 6 (7.89%) Clearswift
6 6 (7.89%) Panasonic
7 3 (3.95%) Sophos
7 3 (3.95%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Websense
8 1 (1.32%) AppSense
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago