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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 59 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.42% 7.55% 5.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.73% 25.65% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 30
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
198 230 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.83% 29.45% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 213 118
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 37 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Poole +4 5 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Weymouth - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 74 (87.06%) Microsoft
2 59 (69.41%) Windows
3 44 (51.76%) SQL
4 43 (50.59%) MS Excel
5 42 (49.41%) MCSE
6 41 (48.24%) MCSA
6 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
7 32 (37.65%) .NET
7 32 (37.65%) C#
8 29 (34.12%) Degree
9 28 (32.94%) Windows Server
10 27 (31.76%) T-SQL
11 26 (30.59%) .NET Framework
11 26 (30.59%) Software Engineering
12 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (24.71%) MCPD
13 21 (24.71%) C
14 20 (23.53%) Project Management
14 20 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (23.53%) Citrix
14 20 (23.53%) VMware
14 20 (23.53%) Mentoring
15 19 (22.35%) MCP
16 17 (20.00%) VC++
16 17 (20.00%) COM
16 17 (20.00%) VB
16 17 (20.00%) C++
16 17 (20.00%) Visual Studio
16 17 (20.00%) SAP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.76%) IIS
3 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.06%) Apache
4 6 (7.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (50.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (20.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) SAN
2 10 (11.76%) Internet
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) NAS
5 1 (1.18%) VLAN
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) DTS
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 16 (18.82%) Consultant
5 15 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 14 (16.47%) Support Analyst
7 13 (15.29%) IT Analyst
8 10 (11.76%) IT Support
8 10 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
10 8 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (8.24%) Service Analyst
12 6 (7.06%) .NET Developer
12 6 (7.06%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (7.06%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (7.06%) Agile Developer
12 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (7.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (7.06%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.65%) .NET
2 26 (30.59%) .NET Framework
3 17 (20.00%) COM
3 17 (20.00%) WCF
3 17 (20.00%) WinForms
4 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (10.59%) CSS
5 9 (10.59%) Entity Framework
5 9 (10.59%) HTML
5 9 (10.59%) jQuery
5 9 (10.59%) LINQ
6 6 (7.06%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.06%) J2EE
6 6 (7.06%) Spring
6 6 (7.06%) Struts
7 4 (4.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (12.94%) Driving Licence
2 10 (11.76%) iPad
3 6 (7.06%) SCADA
4 5 (5.88%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (69.41%) Windows
2 28 (32.94%) Windows Server
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 15 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 10 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 10 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Software Engineering
2 20 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 20 (23.53%) Project Management
3 16 (18.82%) Presales
4 15 (17.65%) ITIL
5 9 (10.59%) MVC
6 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.06%) Web Development
7 5 (5.88%) Application Packaging
7 5 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.88%) Workflow
8 4 (4.71%) Business Development
8 4 (4.71%) CRM
8 4 (4.71%) ERP
8 4 (4.71%) Facilities Management
8 4 (4.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) SQL
2 32 (37.65%) C#
3 27 (31.76%) T-SQL
4 21 (24.71%) C
5 17 (20.00%) C++
5 17 (20.00%) VB
5 17 (20.00%) VB6
5 17 (20.00%) VC++
6 16 (18.82%) Java
7 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.71%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (49.41%) MCSE
2 41 (48.24%) MCSA
3 29 (34.12%) Degree
4 21 (24.71%) MCPD
5 20 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
6 19 (22.35%) MCP
7 17 (20.00%) MCTS
8 15 (17.65%) CCA
8 15 (17.65%) CCEA
8 15 (17.65%) CCEE
8 15 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (11.76%) DBS Check
9 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (4.71%) GIAC
12 2 (2.35%) MCDST
13 1 (1.18%) CCNA
13 1 (1.18%) CCNP
13 1 (1.18%) CCSA
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) XenApp
2 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 74 (87.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.53%) Citrix
2 20 (23.53%) VMware
3 17 (20.00%) SAP
4 15 (17.65%) AppSense
4 15 (17.65%) EMC
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) Remedy
6 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
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