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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 61 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 8.92% 4.54% 6.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.28% 19.23% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 28 42
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
189 156 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.63% 23.60% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 165 128 168
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Poole +11 31 £50,000 +16.95% 1
Bournemouth +2 29 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (88.54%) Microsoft
2 82 (85.42%) Windows
3 70 (72.92%) MCSE
3 70 (72.92%) MS Excel
4 50 (52.08%) Citrix
4 50 (52.08%) VMware
5 49 (51.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 46 (47.92%) CCA
6 46 (47.92%) Citrix Certification
6 46 (47.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 42 (43.75%) MS Exchange
8 39 (40.63%) MCSA
9 38 (39.58%) SAN
10 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
10 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (31.25%) XenDesktop
13 29 (30.21%) MCP
13 29 (30.21%) CCEA
13 29 (30.21%) Project Management
13 29 (30.21%) AppSense
13 29 (30.21%) MCITP
13 29 (30.21%) vSphere
13 29 (30.21%) Lync
13 29 (30.21%) CCEE
14 28 (29.17%) C#
14 28 (29.17%) .NET
14 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
14 28 (29.17%) Active Directory
14 28 (29.17%) EMC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 29 (30.21%) Lync
3 11 (11.46%) IIS
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 70 (72.92%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.58%) SAN
2 28 (29.17%) NetScaler
3 24 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (22.92%) Firewall
5 15 (15.63%) LAN
5 15 (15.63%) WAN
6 7 (7.29%) DHCP
6 7 (7.29%) DNS
7 1 (1.04%) VPN
7 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Consultant
2 47 (48.96%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 18 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 18 (18.75%) Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
4 17 (17.71%) Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.54%) C# Developer
5 13 (13.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (13.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.17%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.17%) IT Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.17%) .NET
1 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 17 (17.71%) CSS
2 17 (17.71%) HTML
3 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Thin Client
1 17 (17.71%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.25%) PKI
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 82 (85.42%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (17.71%) Windows Vista
5 6 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Project Management
2 17 (17.71%) MVC
3 16 (16.67%) Time Management
4 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.21%) ITIL
5 5 (5.21%) Performance Management
6 4 (4.17%) QMS
6 4 (4.17%) Migration
6 4 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.08%) Coaching
9 1 (1.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.04%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.04%) Scrum
9 1 (1.04%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.04%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) C#
2 27 (28.13%) SQL
3 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (72.92%) MCSE
2 46 (47.92%) CCA
2 46 (47.92%) Citrix Certification
2 46 (47.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 39 (40.63%) MCSA
4 29 (30.21%) MCP
4 29 (30.21%) CCEA
4 29 (30.21%) MCITP
4 29 (30.21%) CCEE
5 12 (12.50%) VCP5
5 12 (12.50%) VCP4
6 10 (10.42%) Degree
7 9 (9.38%) MCSD
8 4 (4.17%) MCTS
9 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.04%) GIAC
10 1 (1.04%) CCNA
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 49 (51.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 29 (30.21%) vSphere
4 28 (29.17%) Active Directory
5 16 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 16 (16.67%) XenApp
6 12 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.13%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) SCCM
2 6 (6.25%) SCOM
2 6 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 6 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 6 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (88.54%) Microsoft
2 50 (52.08%) Citrix
2 50 (52.08%) VMware
3 29 (30.21%) AppSense
4 28 (29.17%) EMC
5 6 (6.25%) SAP
6 5 (5.21%) Remedy
6 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) Sophos
8 1 (1.04%) Juniper
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago