The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 48 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.96% 1.61% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.95% 5.67% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 9
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
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 Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 141 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.38% 28.43% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 123 116
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Somerset region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Somerset

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Somerset 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
Street -1 7 £30,000 -25.92%
Bath +1 2 £31,250 +68.91%
Frome - 1 £22,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 45 (81.82%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
4 31 (56.36%) MCSD
5 29 (52.73%) Degree
6 28 (50.91%) MCSE
7 26 (47.27%) SQL
8 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
9 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (40.00%) PHP
9 22 (40.00%) Unix
9 22 (40.00%) Linux
9 22 (40.00%) Visual Studio
9 22 (40.00%) Apache
10 18 (32.73%) ITIL
11 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
12 14 (25.45%) C#
12 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
12 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (23.64%) Drupal
13 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (23.64%) VB
14 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 10 (18.18%) Oracle
17 9 (16.36%) IIS
17 9 (16.36%) Java
17 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
17 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (16.36%) PowerShell

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 22 (40.00%) Apache
2 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 13 (23.64%) Drupal
4 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (16.36%) IIS
5 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
5 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) VPN
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) Network Security
4 3 (5.45%) Wireless
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 2 (3.64%) Skype
6 1 (1.82%) DHCP
6 1 (1.82%) DNS
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (23.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) MorphX
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Team Leader
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (16.36%) Development Team Leader
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Senior IT Support
5 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Banking Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Support Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) IT Support
7 5 (9.09%) Server Support
7 5 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) iPhone
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.73%) iPad
2 7 (12.73%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (81.82%) Windows
2 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 22 (40.00%) Linux
3 22 (40.00%) Unix
3 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Mobile Development
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
3 7 (12.73%) Service Management
3 7 (12.73%) Wealth Management
4 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.09%) Information Management
6 2 (3.64%) Line Management
7 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.82%) ERP
7 1 (1.82%) Front End Development
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) PHP
3 14 (25.45%) C#
4 13 (23.64%) VB
5 9 (16.36%) Java
5 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) MCSD
2 29 (52.73%) Degree
3 28 (50.91%) MCSE
4 8 (14.55%) MCSA
5 7 (12.73%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (12.73%) MCDST
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 2 (3.64%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.82%) MCTS
7 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 7 (12.73%) Intel Security
4 7 (12.73%) Remedy
4 7 (12.73%) Symantec
5 6 (10.91%) Apple
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.82%) Meraki
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.82%) VMware
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Keynsham, Somerset
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Salary: Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Company Bonus Structure/ MS Certs!
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday/ Training/ Pension
Posted: 18 days ago