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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 3.70% 12.63% 9.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 36.36% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 4
Average salary £38,625 £37,500 £25,540
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +46.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
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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 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 22.22% 34.74% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 16
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,902 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £44,425 £47,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSD
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft