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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.05% 6.95% 6.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.80% 25.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 40
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
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 Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
205 150 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.21% 27.42% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 163 139 196
Average salary £29,712 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.82% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,950 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Bath -34 11 £26,750 -43.68% 4
Taunton -7 2 £40,250 -5.29%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) MCSE
4 10 (41.67%) MCP
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
6 7 (29.17%) DHCP
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
6 7 (29.17%) C#
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) MVC
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) MCSA
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) CCNA
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (20.83%) HP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DHCP
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) HTTP
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (20.83%) WCF
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) XSL
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) PDA
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Line Management
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) C
4 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) VB6
5 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) MCSE
2 10 (41.67%) MCP
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) MCSA
3 6 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) HND
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (8.33%) ISEB
5 2 (8.33%) MCSD
6 1 (4.17%) CWNA
6 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.50%) MetaFrame
4 2 (8.33%) Xen
4 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Hyperic
2 1 (4.17%) Netcool
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) Avaya
4 3 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 3 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
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