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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.20% 1.51% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.65% 7.79% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 11
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +37.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
124 154 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.27% 19.37% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 113 136 144
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) MCSE
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (61.90%) Firewall
5 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (61.90%) LAN
5 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
5 13 (61.90%) CCNA
6 11 (52.38%) VPN
6 11 (52.38%) Cisco
6 11 (52.38%) WLAN
6 11 (52.38%) WAN
6 11 (52.38%) Wireless
6 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (52.38%) MPLS
6 11 (52.38%) Juniper
6 11 (52.38%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (52.38%) SonicWALL
7 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) SCCM
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) SAN
10 4 (19.05%) Adobe
10 4 (19.05%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
1 13 (61.90%) LAN
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Wireless
2 11 (52.38%) MPLS
2 11 (52.38%) VPN
2 11 (52.38%) WLAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) FTP
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Team Leader
1 11 (52.38%) Network Team Leader
2 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) MCSE
2 13 (61.90%) CCNA
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) CCA
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.52%) MCITP
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) HND
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
1 11 (52.38%) Juniper
1 11 (52.38%) SonicWALL
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Sage