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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.79% 0.87% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 4.27% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 21
Average salary £40,500 £32,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% +15.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
152 117 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 30.28% 20.42% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 129 97 226
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,060 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £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 27 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 27 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 - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) MCITP
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (23.53%) vSphere
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) Adobe
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) FTP
8 4 (23.53%) CCA
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (23.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) FTP
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) MorphX
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSL
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) VB6
5 1 (5.88%) X++
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) MCSE
2 5 (29.41%) MCITP
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCA
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) MCSD
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
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