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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.01% 1.53% 4.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.33% 7.50% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 27
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
158 120 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 31.73% 20.44% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 135 98 242
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £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 3 March 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 March 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
Street - 4 £40,500 -
Bath +2 1 £23,000 -54.00% 1
Taunton 0 1 £38,000 -9.52%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) MCSE
3 13 (56.52%) ITIL
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) MCP
6 7 (30.43%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) CCNA
7 6 (26.09%) MCSA
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) MCITP
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (17.39%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DHCP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MorphX
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) WPF
4 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (8.70%) XSLT
4 2 (8.70%) XHTML
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Web Design
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 2 (8.70%) X++
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) MCSE
2 8 (34.78%) MCP
3 6 (26.09%) MCSA
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) MCITP
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (17.39%) MCSD
5 4 (17.39%) CCA
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.35%) HND
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Sage
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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