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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 68 61 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% 1.88% 5.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 7.53% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 30
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,200 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
111 186 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 18.56% 25.00% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 102 154 131
Average salary £36,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.74% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £21,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Bath +5 2 £35,750 +10.00%
Yeovil - 1 £19,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) MCSE
3 14 (77.78%) LAN
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (72.22%) Firewall
4 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco
5 12 (66.67%) WAN
5 12 (66.67%) CCNA
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (61.11%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (61.11%) SonicWALL
6 11 (61.11%) Wireless
6 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
6 11 (61.11%) MPLS
6 11 (61.11%) Juniper
6 11 (61.11%) WLAN
6 11 (61.11%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) SCCM
9 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
4 11 (61.11%) WLAN
4 11 (61.11%) VPN
4 11 (61.11%) Wireless
4 11 (61.11%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 11 (61.11%) Network Team Leader
3 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) Business Development
2 1 (5.56%) MVVM
2 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.56%) SDLC
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) MCSE
2 12 (66.67%) CCNA
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) HND
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Juniper
2 11 (61.11%) SonicWALL
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
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