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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 16 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.92% 9.84% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 42.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
13 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 25.00% 22.95% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 10
Average salary £38,000 £32,853 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.66% -30.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,094 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £45,000
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 27 February 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft