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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.81% 1.08% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.53% 5.56% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 11
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +81.60%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
129 162 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.22% 19.47% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 117 132 157
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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
Ilminster - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) MCSE
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (68.18%) CCNA
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (59.09%) LAN
6 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
7 12 (54.55%) Firewall
8 11 (50.00%) Wireless
8 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
8 11 (50.00%) MPLS
8 11 (50.00%) VPN
8 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (50.00%) Cisco
8 11 (50.00%) Juniper
8 11 (50.00%) WLAN
8 11 (50.00%) WAN
8 11 (50.00%) SonicWALL
8 11 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
11 6 (27.27%) DHCP
11 6 (27.27%) DNS
11 6 (27.27%) SAN
11 6 (27.27%) VMware
11 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (22.73%) SCCM
12 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
1 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Wireless
3 11 (50.00%) MPLS
3 11 (50.00%) VPN
3 11 (50.00%) WLAN
3 11 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) DHCP
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 2 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 11 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
2 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) MCSE
2 15 (68.18%) CCNA
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCA
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (18.18%) MCITP
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
1 11 (50.00%) Juniper
1 11 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Sage