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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 37 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.81% 6.25% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.78% 30.71% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 22
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
180 127 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 25.50% 20.35% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 150 111 158
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £49,000
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 24 October 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 October 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 -5 22 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Poole -1 16 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 61 (78.21%) Windows
3 56 (71.79%) MS Excel
4 46 (58.97%) MCSE
5 38 (48.72%) VMware
6 36 (46.15%) Citrix
7 32 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (39.74%) MCITP
9 30 (38.46%) MCSA
10 29 (37.18%) TCP/IP
10 29 (37.18%) CCA
10 29 (37.18%) Citrix Certification
10 29 (37.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (35.90%) Firewall
12 27 (34.62%) MCP
12 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
14 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
15 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
16 21 (26.92%) SAN
17 20 (25.64%) SQL
18 17 (21.79%) C#
18 17 (21.79%) .NET
18 17 (21.79%) Thin Client
18 17 (21.79%) Windows Vista
18 17 (21.79%) Fat Client
19 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
20 15 (19.23%) DNS
21 14 (17.95%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) Lync
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 56 (71.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.82%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (37.18%) TCP/IP
2 28 (35.90%) Firewall
3 21 (26.92%) SAN
4 15 (19.23%) DNS
5 13 (16.67%) WAN
6 12 (15.38%) LAN
7 11 (14.10%) DHCP
8 10 (12.82%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.28%) Network Security
10 1 (1.28%) PBX
10 1 (1.28%) VoIP
10 1 (1.28%) IPv6
10 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Consultant
2 28 (35.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 18 (23.08%) Developer
4 17 (21.79%) C# Developer
5 12 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 12 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (14.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (14.10%) Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) IT Support
9 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (5.13%) Support Team Leader
10 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.85%) IT Consultant
12 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.10%) CSS
3 11 (14.10%) HTML
4 5 (6.41%) COM
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Thin Client
1 17 (21.79%) Fat Client
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) PDA
3 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) W3C
4 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Vista
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Time Management
2 11 (14.10%) Project Management
2 11 (14.10%) MVC
3 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.97%) ITIL
5 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.41%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) Coaching
9 2 (2.56%) QMS
10 1 (1.28%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.28%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.28%) Content Management
10 1 (1.28%) Network Design
10 1 (1.28%) Scrum
10 1 (1.28%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) C#
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) C++
4 5 (6.41%) VB
4 5 (6.41%) VC++
4 5 (6.41%) VB6
5 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) MCSE
2 31 (39.74%) MCITP
3 30 (38.46%) MCSA
4 29 (37.18%) CCA
4 29 (37.18%) Citrix Certification
4 29 (37.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (34.62%) MCP
6 14 (17.95%) Degree
7 11 (14.10%) CCEA
7 11 (14.10%) CCEE
8 9 (11.54%) MCSD
8 9 (11.54%) MCTS
9 5 (6.41%) VCP4
9 5 (6.41%) MCPD
9 5 (6.41%) VCP5
10 4 (5.13%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.56%) CCNA
13 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 32 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 10 (12.82%) vSphere
5 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.69%) XenApp
7 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.85%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 1 (1.28%) XenServer
9 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 7 (8.97%) SCOM
2 7 (8.97%) SCVMM
2 7 (8.97%) SCOrch
2 7 (8.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.85%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 65 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (48.72%) VMware
3 36 (46.15%) Citrix
4 11 (14.10%) AppSense
5 10 (12.82%) EMC
6 7 (8.97%) Remedy
6 7 (8.97%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco
8 3 (3.85%) SAP
8 3 (3.85%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) Avaya
8 3 (3.85%) NetApp
8 3 (3.85%) Lotus
8 3 (3.85%) Symantec
8 3 (3.85%) Panasonic
8 3 (3.85%) Sophos
8 3 (3.85%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.56%) Juniper
10 1 (1.28%) Websense
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Car + Pension + BUPA
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 24 days ago