The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 18 10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.64% 10.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.56% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
Somerset

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

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.32% 29.51% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 15
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £25,500 £27,785
10% offered a salary of more than £45,625 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Taunton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) WPA
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Spiceworks