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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 124 89
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 235 150 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.22% 2.56% 3.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.72% 8.50% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 203 136 162
Median salary £37,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,925 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1847 1765 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.20% 30.08% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1389 1267
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 £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +35 60 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Gloucestershire +4 53 £44,500 +14.10% 3
Somerset +35 42 £41,000 -3.52% 2
Bristol +30 34 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Devon +7 16 £29,750 -15.00% 2
Cornwall -9 16 £36,250 +72.61% 2
Dorset -3 14 £20,500 -41.42% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 278 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 211 (56.12%) Windows
3 209 (55.59%) MCSE
4 164 (43.62%) VMware
5 138 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
6 135 (35.90%) SQL Server
7 128 (34.04%) ITIL
8 124 (32.98%) Windows Server
9 123 (32.71%) CCNA
10 120 (31.91%) Firewall
11 115 (30.59%) MS Exchange
12 110 (29.26%) MS Excel
13 109 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 109 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 99 (26.33%) Active Directory
15 97 (25.80%) Cisco
16 95 (25.27%) Linux
17 89 (23.67%) MCSA
17 89 (23.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 85 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 84 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
20 77 (20.48%) SQL
21 73 (19.41%) TCP/IP
22 72 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
23 70 (18.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 70 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2007
24 68 (18.09%) Degree
24 68 (18.09%) Security Cleared
24 68 (18.09%) MCP
25 67 (17.82%) C#

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
1 115 (30.59%) MS Exchange
2 89 (23.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 55 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (9.57%) IIS
6 30 (7.98%) SharePoint
7 25 (6.65%) Apache
8 16 (4.26%) JBoss
9 13 (3.46%) Skype for Business
9 13 (3.46%) Tomcat
10 12 (3.19%) CMS
11 11 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (2.39%) Apache Pig
13 9 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (2.13%) Umbraco
15 7 (1.86%) Drupal
16 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 110 (29.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.33%) SAP Business One
3 4 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.16%) Office 365
2 24 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.66%) IaaS
5 9 (2.39%) GitHub
5 9 (2.39%) PaaS
5 9 (2.39%) SaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 120 (31.91%) Firewall
2 73 (19.41%) TCP/IP
3 60 (15.96%) DNS
4 54 (14.36%) VPN
5 52 (13.83%) WAN
6 41 (10.90%) VoIP
7 37 (9.84%) DHCP
8 36 (9.57%) LAN
9 32 (8.51%) SAN
10 31 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (5.32%) Ethernet
12 18 (4.79%) SSL
13 17 (4.52%) MPLS
14 16 (4.26%) ADSL
14 16 (4.26%) DSL
14 16 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (3.72%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (2.66%) Network Security
16 10 (2.66%) Wireless
17 8 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.93%) Big Data
8 9 (2.39%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.39%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.39%) SSDT
9 7 (1.86%) OLAP
9 7 (1.86%) OLTP
10 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.60%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.06%) MySQL
13 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (9.04%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.39%) JIRA
4 6 (1.60%) tSQLt
5 5 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.33%) Selenium
6 4 (1.06%) Redmine
7 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.80%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.80%) git-flow
7 3 (0.80%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.27%) MorphX
9 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.99%) Finance
2 15 (3.99%) Games
3 9 (2.39%) Banking
4 8 (2.13%) Advertising
5 7 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.06%) Electronics
6 4 (1.06%) Marketing
7 3 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 51 (13.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 50 (13.30%) Developer
4 48 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 43 (11.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 31 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (8.24%) Analyst
7 27 (7.18%) .NET Developer
8 25 (6.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 23 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 23 (6.12%) Team Leader
10 22 (5.85%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.85%) DBA
10 22 (5.85%) IT Support
11 21 (5.59%) SQL DBA
12 20 (5.32%) Senior Developer
13 19 (5.05%) Consultant
13 19 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.79%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.76%) .NET
2 46 (12.23%) ASP.NET
3 31 (8.24%) HTML
4 30 (7.98%) CSS
5 29 (7.71%) .NET Framework
6 21 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (5.05%) jQuery
8 15 (3.99%) Java EE
8 15 (3.99%) STL
9 13 (3.46%) Web Services
10 12 (3.19%) WCF
11 10 (2.66%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.66%) Entity Framework
12 9 (2.39%) Middleware
13 8 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (1.86%) COM
14 7 (1.86%) Node.js
14 7 (1.86%) WinForms
15 6 (1.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.31%) Driving Licence
2 29 (7.71%) Clustering
3 24 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.99%) Replication
5 14 (3.72%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.66%) User Experience
7 9 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.39%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.60%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.60%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.60%) iPad
9 6 (1.60%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.33%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 211 (56.12%) Windows
2 124 (32.98%) Windows Server
3 109 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (25.27%) Linux
5 85 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 31 (8.24%) Unix
9 30 (7.98%) Windows 8
10 25 (6.65%) Windows 10
11 16 (4.26%) Windows Vista
12 10 (2.66%) Mac OS X
13 9 (2.39%) Android
13 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.86%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.86%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.80%) Debian
16 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (34.04%) ITIL
2 84 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (16.49%) Mentoring
4 41 (10.90%) PRINCE2
5 40 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 37 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 32 (8.51%) Project Management
8 31 (8.24%) Migration
8 31 (8.24%) Problem Management
9 28 (7.45%) High Availability
9 28 (7.45%) MVC
10 26 (6.91%) DevOps
11 24 (6.38%) Load Balancing
12 23 (6.12%) Ethical Hacking
12 23 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
12 23 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
12 23 (6.12%) TOGAF
13 20 (5.32%) Line Management
13 20 (5.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.48%) SQL
2 67 (17.82%) C#
3 57 (15.16%) PowerShell
4 35 (9.31%) T-SQL
5 31 (8.24%) Java
6 30 (7.98%) C
7 26 (6.91%) JavaScript
8 20 (5.32%) C++
9 17 (4.52%) VB
10 16 (4.26%) PHP
11 15 (3.99%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.93%) Python
13 8 (2.13%) Perl
14 7 (1.86%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.33%) VB6
15 5 (1.33%) VC++
16 4 (1.06%) Korn
17 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.80%) VBScript
18 2 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 209 (55.59%) MCSE
2 138 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
3 123 (32.71%) CCNA
4 89 (23.67%) MCSA
5 70 (18.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 68 (18.09%) Degree
6 68 (18.09%) MCP
6 68 (18.09%) Security Cleared
7 53 (14.10%) MCITP
8 49 (13.03%) Network+ Certification
9 41 (10.90%) MCSD
10 36 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
10 36 (9.57%) SC Cleared
11 29 (7.71%) A+ Certification
12 27 (7.18%) CCNP
12 27 (7.18%) CISSP
12 27 (7.18%) GIAC
12 27 (7.18%) Linux+ Certification
12 27 (7.18%) SANS
12 27 (7.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.44%) SLA
2 9 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 109 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (26.33%) Active Directory
3 43 (11.44%) Hyper-V
4 25 (6.65%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (5.59%) vSphere
5 21 (5.59%) XenApp
6 18 (4.79%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.19%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.60%) NFS
10 5 (1.33%) Docker
10 5 (1.33%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.06%) Samba
12 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.53%) Firmware
13 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.53%) UAG
14 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (6.38%) Backup Exec
2 17 (4.52%) SCCM
3 13 (3.46%) NetBackup
3 13 (3.46%) WSUS
4 11 (2.93%) SCOM
5 10 (2.66%) AirWatch
6 9 (2.39%) Puppet
7 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.33%) Nagios
10 4 (1.06%) Ansible
11 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.80%) Salt
12 2 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 278 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 164 (43.62%) VMware
3 97 (25.80%) Cisco
4 56 (14.89%) HP
5 41 (10.90%) Citrix
6 39 (10.37%) Dell
7 33 (8.78%) WatchGuard
8 26 (6.91%) Symantec
9 25 (6.65%) Veeam
10 21 (5.59%) Oracle
10 21 (5.59%) Veritas
11 18 (4.79%) EMC
12 17 (4.52%) Draytek
12 17 (4.52%) ZyXEL
13 14 (3.72%) IBM
13 14 (3.72%) Juniper
13 14 (3.72%) ProCurve
13 14 (3.72%) SonicWALL
14 10 (2.66%) NetApp
14 10 (2.66%) SolarWinds
Chippenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, training
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol Area
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Company Car, Excellent Package, On
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £42,326 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Talent Spa
Salary: £24k - 29k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £24k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago