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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / South West
Rank 121 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 116 210 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 3.84% 4.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.53% 11.77% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 83 194 241
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
1541 1784 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.89% 32.58% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1467 1521
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol 0 24 £41,250 +3.12% 4
Gloucestershire -33 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -6 19 £36,250 -8.22% 1
Dorset +3 18 £43,500 +27.94% 4
Cornwall - 12 - -
Devon +2 11 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Somerset -30 10 £35,000 -18.60% 3
Avon - 1 £26,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 197 (63.96%) Microsoft
2 183 (59.42%) Windows
3 181 (58.77%) MCSE
4 141 (45.78%) VMware
5 131 (42.53%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (41.56%) CCNA
7 119 (38.64%) Firewall
8 107 (34.74%) MS Excel
9 105 (34.09%) ITIL
9 105 (34.09%) Active Directory
9 105 (34.09%) Security Cleared
10 102 (33.12%) MCSA
11 101 (32.79%) Windows Server
12 96 (31.17%) Linux
13 93 (30.19%) TCP/IP
14 89 (28.90%) MS Exchange
14 89 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 87 (28.25%) SQL Server
16 78 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 65 (21.10%) Cisco
18 62 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 61 (19.81%) DNS
20 60 (19.48%) CISSP
20 60 (19.48%) Network+ Certification
20 60 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (19.16%) C#
22 58 (18.83%) SQL
23 56 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
23 56 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
24 54 (17.53%) Degree

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 89 (28.90%) MS Exchange
2 56 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (7.14%) IIS
6 17 (5.52%) Apache Pig
7 16 (5.19%) SharePoint
8 15 (4.87%) JBoss
8 15 (4.87%) Skype for Business
8 15 (4.87%) Tomcat
9 13 (4.22%) Apache
10 12 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.62%) CMS
13 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.32%) Kentico
15 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 107 (34.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.99%) Office 365
2 27 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.87%) IaaS
4 12 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.90%) PaaS
4 12 (3.90%) SaaS
5 4 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 119 (38.64%) Firewall
2 93 (30.19%) TCP/IP
3 61 (19.81%) DNS
4 54 (17.53%) WAN
5 46 (14.94%) VPN
6 41 (13.31%) DHCP
6 41 (13.31%) LAN
7 26 (8.44%) SAN
8 20 (6.49%) Remote Desktop
8 20 (6.49%) SSL
9 18 (5.84%) HTTP
9 18 (5.84%) VoIP
10 16 (5.19%) Ethernet
11 14 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (4.55%) Network Security
11 14 (4.55%) VLAN
12 13 (4.22%) Wireless
13 12 (3.90%) DSL
13 12 (3.90%) MPLS
13 12 (3.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (28.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.84%) Big Data
3 17 (5.52%) Apache Hive
3 17 (5.52%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.60%) MySQL
6 8 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.32%) DTS
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (5.84%) JIRA
2 11 (3.57%) Redmine
3 7 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 7 (2.27%) CodeSonar
3 7 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.27%) git-flow
3 7 (2.27%) Robot Framework
3 7 (2.27%) Selenium
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (8.12%) Games
2 15 (4.87%) Finance
3 13 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.90%) Banking
5 8 (2.60%) Advertising
6 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (17.53%) Support Engineer
2 30 (9.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 29 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 28 (9.09%) Developer
5 26 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 25 (8.12%) Consultant
7 23 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.47%) Platform Engineer
8 22 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (6.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 20 (6.49%) Administrator
9 20 (6.49%) DBA
10 18 (5.84%) IT Support
11 17 (5.52%) Architect
11 17 (5.52%) Software Engineer
11 17 (5.52%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (4.87%) C# Developer
12 15 (4.87%) Network Engineer
12 15 (4.87%) SQL DBA
13 14 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.34%) .NET
2 29 (9.42%) Java EE
2 29 (9.42%) STL
3 27 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 15 (4.87%) CSS
5 14 (4.55%) HTML
6 12 (3.90%) Middleware
7 11 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.60%) jQuery
10 7 (2.27%) Django
10 7 (2.27%) LAMP
10 7 (2.27%) Node.js
10 7 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.27%) REST
10 7 (2.27%) SOAP
10 7 (2.27%) Spring MVC
10 7 (2.27%) WinForms
11 6 (1.95%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.99%) Driving Licence
2 25 (8.12%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.19%) Clustering
5 15 (4.87%) Replication
6 14 (4.55%) CESG
6 14 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.55%) Public Cloud
7 12 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (3.25%) Cybercrime
9 9 (2.92%) User Experience
10 8 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.30%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.65%) iPad
13 2 (0.65%) iPhone
13 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 183 (59.42%) Windows
2 101 (32.79%) Windows Server
3 96 (31.17%) Linux
4 78 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (9.74%) Windows 7
8 28 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 22 (7.14%) Windows 10
10 21 (6.82%) Unix
11 17 (5.52%) Android
11 17 (5.52%) Apple iOS
12 13 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (3.90%) Mac OS X
14 10 (3.25%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.62%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.09%) ITIL
2 60 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 49 (15.91%) Ethical Hacking
4 49 (15.91%) Mentoring
5 45 (14.61%) Software Engineering
6 41 (13.31%) Penetration Testing
6 41 (13.31%) Reverse Engineering
7 33 (10.71%) High Availability
7 33 (10.71%) Problem Management
8 32 (10.39%) Service Delivery
9 31 (10.06%) Coaching
9 31 (10.06%) Service Management
10 29 (9.42%) Multithreading
11 26 (8.44%) PRINCE2
12 25 (8.12%) Load Balancing
13 24 (7.79%) Migration
14 22 (7.14%) TOGAF
15 21 (6.82%) ITSM
16 19 (6.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (19.16%) C#
2 58 (18.83%) SQL
3 53 (17.21%) C
4 41 (13.31%) PowerShell
5 32 (10.39%) Java
6 29 (9.42%) C++
6 29 (9.42%) Objective-C
7 22 (7.14%) Python
8 19 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 19 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 15 (4.87%) Perl
10 12 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.90%) VB
11 11 (3.57%) Korn
12 7 (2.27%) PHP
13 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.65%) Scala
15 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 181 (58.77%) MCSE
2 131 (42.53%) Cisco Certification
3 128 (41.56%) CCNA
4 105 (34.09%) Security Cleared
5 102 (33.12%) MCSA
6 60 (19.48%) CISSP
6 60 (19.48%) Network+ Certification
7 54 (17.53%) Degree
8 52 (16.88%) DV Cleared
8 52 (16.88%) GIAC
8 52 (16.88%) Linux+ Certification
8 52 (16.88%) SANS
8 52 (16.88%) SSCP
9 50 (16.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 49 (15.91%) MCP
11 44 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
11 44 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
12 42 (13.64%) SC Cleared
13 36 (11.69%) MCITP
14 22 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.17%) SLA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 89 (28.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.84%) VMware ESX
5 17 (5.52%) XenApp
6 15 (4.87%) vSphere
7 12 (3.90%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.57%) NFS
8 11 (3.57%) Samba
9 10 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.27%) Docker
10 7 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.65%) Snort
12 2 (0.65%) UAG
13 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.32%) Postfix
13 1 (0.32%) Squid
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.84%) Puppet
2 14 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.55%) SCCM
3 12 (3.90%) AirWatch
3 12 (3.90%) Nagios
4 11 (3.57%) Ansible
5 10 (3.25%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.27%) Salt
6 7 (2.27%) WSUS
7 6 (1.95%) SCOM
8 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.65%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 2 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 197 (63.96%) Microsoft
2 141 (45.78%) VMware
3 65 (21.10%) Cisco
4 43 (13.96%) HP
5 32 (10.39%) Citrix
6 28 (9.09%) EMC
7 24 (7.79%) Veeam
8 23 (7.47%) Oracle
9 19 (6.17%) Veritas
10 18 (5.84%) WatchGuard
11 17 (5.52%) Dell
12 16 (5.19%) Draytek
12 16 (5.19%) Symantec
13 15 (4.87%) SolarWinds
14 14 (4.55%) 3PAR
14 14 (4.55%) Juniper
15 13 (4.22%) IBM
15 13 (4.22%) ZyXEL
16 12 (3.90%) NetApp
16 12 (3.90%) Software AG
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