The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.88% 5.35% 6.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.62% 18.81% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 28
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
188 218 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 20.87% 28.42% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 150 166 109
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
South West

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 July 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 July 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 -10 27 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Poole -16 5 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Ferndown - 3 £34,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (91.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (65.75%) MS Excel
3 46 (63.01%) Windows
4 33 (45.21%) MCSE
5 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
6 31 (42.47%) MCSA
7 28 (38.36%) Firewall
7 28 (38.36%) VMware
8 26 (35.62%) MCITP
9 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
10 24 (32.88%) Citrix
10 24 (32.88%) Degree
11 23 (31.51%) SQL Server
12 19 (26.03%) DNS
13 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (23.29%) SQL
14 17 (23.29%) MS Office
14 17 (23.29%) MCP
14 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (20.55%) .NET
15 15 (20.55%) C#
16 14 (19.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
16 14 (19.18%) CCA
16 14 (19.18%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
18 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
18 12 (16.44%) Windows Vista

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) IBM Notes
2 6 (8.22%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 48 (65.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.29%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (9.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) Firewall
2 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
3 19 (26.03%) DNS
4 12 (16.44%) DHCP
5 11 (15.07%) WAN
5 11 (15.07%) SAN
6 10 (13.70%) LAN
7 3 (4.11%) PBX
7 3 (4.11%) VoIP
7 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Consultant
2 17 (23.29%) Analyst
3 15 (20.55%) Developer
3 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Service Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 11 (15.07%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (10.96%) IT Support
7 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Support Team Leader
9 4 (5.48%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.74%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 10 (13.70%) COM
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Thin Client
1 12 (16.44%) Fat Client
2 11 (15.07%) PDA
3 8 (10.96%) PKI
4 6 (8.22%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.01%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Vista
6 11 (15.07%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Android
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.44%) ITIL
3 10 (13.70%) iOS Development
4 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.85%) Time Management
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) MVC
7 1 (1.37%) Migration
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.37%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) C#
3 10 (13.70%) C++
3 10 (13.70%) VB
3 10 (13.70%) VC++
3 10 (13.70%) VB6
4 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) C
5 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) MCSE
2 31 (42.47%) MCSA
3 26 (35.62%) MCITP
4 24 (32.88%) Degree
5 17 (23.29%) MCP
6 14 (19.18%) CCA
6 14 (19.18%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (19.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (15.07%) MCTS
8 10 (13.70%) MCPD
9 3 (4.11%) A+ Certification
9 3 (4.11%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (4.11%) HND
10 2 (2.74%) CCNA
10 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.74%) MCSD
11 1 (1.37%) CCNP
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.11%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 2 (2.74%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) XenServer
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Backup Exec
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
1 7 (9.59%) SCOM
1 7 (9.59%) SCVMM
1 7 (9.59%) SCOrch
1 7 (9.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (8.22%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (8.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) VMware
3 24 (32.88%) Citrix
4 11 (15.07%) Remedy
4 11 (15.07%) ServiceNow
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco
6 6 (8.22%) Symantec
6 6 (8.22%) NetApp
6 6 (8.22%) Lotus
6 6 (8.22%) Avaya
6 6 (8.22%) Clearswift
6 6 (8.22%) Panasonic
7 4 (5.48%) HP
8 3 (4.11%) Sophos
9 2 (2.74%) Apple
10 1 (1.37%) Juniper
10 1 (1.37%) Websense
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