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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.02% 3.98% 5.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 19.25% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
165 187 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 25.08% 20.66% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 104 149 165
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 £26,000 £21,640 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 29 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Poole +19 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (73.81%) Windows
3 57 (67.86%) MS Excel
4 54 (64.29%) MCSE
5 46 (54.76%) Citrix
6 41 (48.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (45.24%) VMware
8 38 (45.24%) MCP
9 36 (42.86%) CCA
9 36 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
9 36 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 33 (39.29%) MCSA
11 28 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 25 (29.76%) SQL
12 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
13 24 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 24 (28.57%) Firewall
14 23 (27.38%) SAN
15 22 (26.19%) C#
15 22 (26.19%) MCITP
16 20 (23.81%) AppSense
16 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
16 20 (23.81%) Project Management
16 20 (23.81%) CCEA
16 20 (23.81%) CCEE
17 19 (22.62%) XenApp
17 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (22.62%) EMC
18 18 (21.43%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.71%) IIS
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.33%) Lync
5 5 (5.95%) JBoss
5 5 (5.95%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 57 (67.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 24 (28.57%) Firewall
2 23 (27.38%) SAN
3 7 (8.33%) Internet
4 5 (5.95%) VoIP
4 5 (5.95%) PABX
5 4 (4.76%) DNS
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.57%) Network Security
6 3 (3.57%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (1.19%) LAN
7 1 (1.19%) WAN
7 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless
7 1 (1.19%) VLAN
7 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) MS Access
4 2 (2.38%) DTS
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.71%) Log4Net
2 9 (10.71%) NUnit
2 9 (10.71%) Subversion
2 9 (10.71%) TeamCity
2 9 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Local Government
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Consultant
2 39 (46.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 22 (26.19%) Developer
4 15 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 12 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 12 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Junior
9 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Desktop Technician
10 3 (3.57%) Remote Desktop Support
10 3 (3.57%) Desktop Support Technician
10 3 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) .NET
1 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (20.24%) Entity Framework
2 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web API
2 17 (20.24%) .NET Framework
2 17 (20.24%) LINQ
3 15 (17.86%) jQuery
3 15 (17.86%) CSS
4 12 (14.29%) WCF
5 9 (10.71%) ELMAH
5 9 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (10.71%) JSON
5 9 (10.71%) NHibernate
6 6 (7.14%) HTML
7 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.95%) Spring
7 5 (5.95%) Struts
7 5 (5.95%) J2EE
7 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Thin Client
1 16 (19.05%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (73.81%) Windows
2 41 (48.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (19.05%) Windows Vista
5 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.57%) Android
6 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Project Management
2 18 (21.43%) MVC
3 12 (14.29%) Time Management
4 9 (10.71%) Active Record
4 9 (10.71%) SOA
5 6 (7.14%) Migration
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) OOP
7 4 (4.76%) OO
7 4 (4.76%) Business Development
7 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.57%) Service Management
8 3 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) SQL
2 22 (26.19%) C#
3 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) PHP
6 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (64.29%) MCSE
2 38 (45.24%) MCP
3 36 (42.86%) CCA
3 36 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 36 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (39.29%) MCSA
5 22 (26.19%) MCITP
6 20 (23.81%) CCEA
6 20 (23.81%) CCEE
7 13 (15.48%) MCSD
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (9.52%) CCNA
9 6 (7.14%) Degree
10 4 (4.76%) MCPD
11 3 (3.57%) MCDST
12 1 (1.19%) CCDA
12 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.19%) VCP4
12 1 (1.19%) GIAC
12 1 (1.19%) CCNP
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (22.62%) XenApp
2 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) SCCM
2 6 (7.14%) SCOM
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Intune
4 2 (2.38%) SCSM
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (54.76%) Citrix
3 38 (45.24%) VMware
4 20 (23.81%) AppSense
5 19 (22.62%) EMC
6 14 (16.67%) Cisco
7 7 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (3.57%) Avaya
8 3 (3.57%) Reuters
8 3 (3.57%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.19%) Juniper
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 3 days ago
Verwood, Dorset
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago