The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 78 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 200 152 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.72% 2.58% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.03% 8.69% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 176 137 134
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1663 1750 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.92% 29.67% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1374 1196
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South West region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the South West

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in the South West

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +14 47 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Gloucestershire +4 44 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Somerset +23 40 £41,000 -3.52% 4
Bristol +26 32 £37,500 +3.44% 3
Devon +17 15 £29,500 -15.71% 3
Dorset -6 15 £23,500 -32.85% 3
Cornwall -14 7 £36,250 +72.61% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 267 (77.17%) Microsoft
2 197 (56.94%) Windows
3 183 (52.89%) MCSE
4 139 (40.17%) VMware
5 133 (38.44%) SQL Server
6 112 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
7 111 (32.08%) ITIL
8 107 (30.92%) Windows Server
9 105 (30.35%) MS Exchange
10 99 (28.61%) CCNA
11 98 (28.32%) MS Excel
12 95 (27.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 92 (26.59%) Firewall
14 84 (24.28%) MCSA
14 84 (24.28%) Active Directory
15 83 (23.99%) Linux
15 83 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
16 82 (23.70%) Cisco
17 75 (21.68%) SQL
17 75 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
18 73 (21.10%) Exchange Server 2010
19 69 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
20 67 (19.36%) C#
21 66 (19.08%) MCP
22 65 (18.79%) .NET
23 59 (17.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 59 (17.05%) Degree
24 58 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
25 55 (15.90%) TCP/IP
26 53 (15.32%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 105 (30.35%) MS Exchange
2 73 (21.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (10.12%) SharePoint
6 32 (9.25%) IIS
7 27 (7.80%) Apache
8 14 (4.05%) JBoss
9 12 (3.47%) CMS
10 11 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (3.18%) Skype for Business
11 10 (2.89%) Tomcat
12 9 (2.60%) Drupal
13 8 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (2.31%) Umbraco
14 7 (2.02%) Apache Pig
15 6 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 98 (28.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (2.31%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.16%) Office 365
2 22 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.60%) GitHub
5 8 (2.31%) IaaS
6 7 (2.02%) PaaS
6 7 (2.02%) SaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (26.59%) Firewall
2 55 (15.90%) TCP/IP
3 53 (15.32%) DNS
4 42 (12.14%) VPN
5 38 (10.98%) WAN
6 37 (10.69%) DHCP
6 37 (10.69%) VoIP
7 36 (10.40%) SAN
8 31 (8.96%) LAN
9 24 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (4.05%) ADSL
11 13 (3.76%) Ethernet
12 12 (3.47%) MPLS
13 11 (3.18%) DSL
13 11 (3.18%) SSL
14 10 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
15 9 (2.60%) Network Security
16 8 (2.31%) Wireless
17 7 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (38.44%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (6.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.60%) SSDT
7 8 (2.31%) Big Data
7 8 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (2.02%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.02%) OLAP
8 7 (2.02%) OLTP
8 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.16%) MySQL
11 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (11.56%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.73%) JIRA
3 6 (1.73%) tSQLt
4 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.16%) Selenium
5 3 (0.87%) MSI
6 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.58%) git-flow
6 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.58%) MorphX
6 2 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.58%) Redmine
6 2 (0.58%) Robot Framework
6 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.36%) Finance
3 9 (2.60%) Banking
3 9 (2.60%) Games
4 7 (2.02%) Advertising
4 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.16%) Electronics
5 4 (1.16%) Marketing
6 3 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (23.12%) Support Engineer
2 54 (15.61%) Developer
3 43 (12.43%) Analyst
4 40 (11.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 39 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 33 (9.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 31 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (7.80%) .NET Developer
9 25 (7.23%) C# Developer
10 23 (6.65%) IT Support
10 23 (6.65%) Team Leader
11 22 (6.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 22 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (5.49%) DBA
12 19 (5.49%) Senior Developer
13 18 (5.20%) SQL DBA
14 17 (4.91%) IT Manager
14 17 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (4.34%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.79%) .NET
2 46 (13.29%) ASP.NET
3 32 (9.25%) HTML
4 31 (8.96%) .NET Framework
5 30 (8.67%) CSS
6 21 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (5.49%) jQuery
8 14 (4.05%) WCF
9 12 (3.47%) Entity Framework
9 12 (3.47%) Web Services
10 11 (3.18%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.18%) COM
11 10 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (2.89%) Java EE
11 10 (2.89%) STL
12 9 (2.60%) WinForms
13 8 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (2.31%) HTML5
13 8 (2.31%) LINQ
14 7 (2.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.94%) Clustering
2 22 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.07%) Driving Licence
4 12 (3.47%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.89%) Replication
6 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.02%) iPad
7 7 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.45%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.45%) User Experience
9 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 197 (56.94%) Windows
2 107 (30.92%) Windows Server
3 95 (27.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (23.99%) Linux
5 75 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (11.56%) Windows 7
8 26 (7.51%) Unix
9 25 (7.23%) Windows 10
10 24 (6.94%) Windows 8
11 12 (3.47%) Windows Vista
12 11 (3.18%) Apple iOS
12 11 (3.18%) Mac OS X
13 10 (2.89%) Windows XP
14 9 (2.60%) Android
15 8 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.73%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.87%) Debian
18 2 (0.58%) CentOS
18 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (32.08%) ITIL
2 69 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (15.32%) Mentoring
4 32 (9.25%) PRINCE2
4 32 (9.25%) Software Engineering
5 30 (8.67%) Service Delivery
6 29 (8.38%) MVC
6 29 (8.38%) Project Management
7 26 (7.51%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (6.36%) DevOps
8 22 (6.36%) Migration
9 20 (5.78%) High Availability
10 17 (4.91%) Load Balancing
10 17 (4.91%) TDD
11 16 (4.62%) Line Management
11 16 (4.62%) Problem Management
11 16 (4.62%) Scrum
12 15 (4.34%) Ethical Hacking
12 15 (4.34%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (4.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.68%) SQL
2 67 (19.36%) C#
3 45 (13.01%) PowerShell
4 39 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.09%) Java
6 26 (7.51%) JavaScript
7 22 (6.36%) C
8 20 (5.78%) VB
9 19 (5.49%) C++
10 18 (5.20%) PHP
11 10 (2.89%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.31%) VB6
12 8 (2.31%) VC++
13 7 (2.02%) Python
14 5 (1.45%) Perl
15 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.87%) VBScript
16 3 (0.87%) X++
17 2 (0.58%) Korn
18 1 (0.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 183 (52.89%) MCSE
2 112 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (28.61%) CCNA
4 84 (24.28%) MCSA
5 66 (19.08%) MCP
6 59 (17.05%) Degree
6 59 (17.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 51 (14.74%) MCITP
8 48 (13.87%) Security Cleared
9 39 (11.27%) Network+ Certification
10 38 (10.98%) MCSD
11 29 (8.38%) A+ Certification
12 28 (8.09%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (8.09%) MCTS
13 25 (7.23%) SC Cleared
14 23 (6.65%) CCNP
15 17 (4.91%) CISSP
15 17 (4.91%) GIAC
15 17 (4.91%) Linux+ Certification
15 17 (4.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.12%) SLA
2 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 84 (24.28%) Active Directory
2 83 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.54%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.23%) XenApp
5 23 (6.65%) vSphere
6 22 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.47%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.89%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.02%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.16%) Docker
11 4 (1.16%) NFS
12 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.58%) Firmware
13 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.58%) Samba
13 2 (0.58%) UAG
14 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (6.94%) Backup Exec
2 19 (5.49%) SCCM
3 16 (4.62%) WSUS
4 13 (3.76%) NetBackup
4 13 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (3.18%) SCOM
6 8 (2.31%) AirWatch
6 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.73%) Puppet
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.87%) Nagios
9 2 (0.58%) Ansible
9 2 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.58%) Salt
9 2 (0.58%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 267 (77.17%) Microsoft
2 139 (40.17%) VMware
3 82 (23.70%) Cisco
4 50 (14.45%) Citrix
5 44 (12.72%) HP
6 31 (8.96%) Dell
7 24 (6.94%) WatchGuard
8 22 (6.36%) Symantec
9 17 (4.91%) EMC
10 15 (4.34%) Oracle
11 13 (3.76%) IBM
11 13 (3.76%) SAP
12 12 (3.47%) Draytek
12 12 (3.47%) ZyXEL
13 11 (3.18%) Intel Security
13 11 (3.18%) NetApp
13 11 (3.18%) Sophos
14 10 (2.89%) Veritas
15 9 (2.60%) Avaya
15 9 (2.60%) Juniper
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension,Parking,Certs paid for.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + 4k Shift Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension,Benefits,Gym,Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
CGI IT UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago