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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.69% 6.07% 5.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 21.35% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 30
Average salary £36,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.87% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £34,250 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
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
186 192 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.20% 28.40% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 161 166 172
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -16 10 £21,500 -55.89% 1
Taunton -1 1 £39,250 +4.66% 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) MCSE
4 11 (42.31%) MCP
5 10 (38.46%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
8 7 (26.92%) XML
8 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
9 6 (23.08%) MCSA
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 6 (23.08%) C
9 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
10 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 5 (19.23%) Service Management
10 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) MCSD
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
4 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) MorphX
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Principal Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (11.54%) XSL
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) XHTML
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) PDA
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) VB6
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
5 3 (11.54%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) MCSE
2 11 (42.31%) MCP
3 6 (23.08%) MCSA
4 5 (19.23%) MCSD
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) HND
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) MetaFrame
2 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) NFS
3 2 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.69%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.85%) Netcool
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) SonicWALL
5 3 (11.54%) Apple
5 3 (11.54%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
People Source
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago