Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 60 74
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 109 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.37% 3.16% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.85% 12.17% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 89 25 31
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +26.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £19,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £60,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +5.71%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 322 230 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 21.79% 25.96% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 268 207 146
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Dorset over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +4 53 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Bournemouth +10 50 £40,000 +46.79% 2
Wimborne +1 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Wareham - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 103 (94.50%) Microsoft
2 63 (57.80%) C#
2 63 (57.80%) .NET
3 61 (55.96%) ASP.NET
4 51 (46.79%) SQL
5 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (39.45%) Finance
7 41 (37.61%) SQL Server
8 40 (36.70%) MVC
8 40 (36.70%) TDD
9 39 (35.78%) HTML
9 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
9 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (35.78%) HTML5
9 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (33.03%) SOLID
11 35 (32.11%) AngularJS
11 35 (32.11%) Software Engineering
12 33 (30.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (26.61%) Active Directory
13 29 (26.61%) Windows
14 27 (24.77%) Web Services
14 27 (24.77%) jQuery
14 27 (24.77%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (22.02%) BDD
15 24 (22.02%) Degree
16 23 (21.10%) ITIL
16 23 (21.10%) CSS
16 23 (21.10%) CSS3
16 23 (21.10%) TypeScript

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 21 (19.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.26%) IIS
3 8 (7.34%) Apache
3 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.42%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.83%) Site Server
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (17.43%) Office 365
3 3 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) DNS
2 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
3 15 (13.76%) SAN
4 14 (12.84%) NAS
5 12 (11.01%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (10.09%) VPN
7 9 (8.26%) DDNS
8 7 (6.42%) Firewall
8 7 (6.42%) Wireless
9 6 (5.50%) Skype
10 4 (3.67%) DHCP
10 4 (3.67%) FTP
10 4 (3.67%) HTTP
10 4 (3.67%) Internet
10 4 (3.67%) IPsec
10 4 (3.67%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.75%) LAN
11 3 (2.75%) VoIP
11 3 (2.75%) WAN
12 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Android Studio
1 4 (3.67%) Xcode
General
1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Back Office
2 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Developer
2 52 (47.71%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Angular Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Senior .NET Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.84%) Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (7.34%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.34%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Support
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (57.80%) .NET
2 61 (55.96%) ASP.NET
3 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 39 (35.78%) HTML
3 39 (35.78%) HTML5
4 35 (32.11%) AngularJS
5 27 (24.77%) jQuery
5 27 (24.77%) KnockoutJS
5 27 (24.77%) Web Services
6 23 (21.10%) .NET Core
6 23 (21.10%) CSS
6 23 (21.10%) CSS3
7 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (1.83%) WAP
9 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (14.68%) User Experience
3 14 (12.84%) Clustering
4 4 (3.67%) CCTV
5 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) BYOD
6 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.84%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.26%) Windows 10
4 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.42%) Android
5 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.75%) Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.70%) MVC
2 40 (36.70%) TDD
3 36 (33.03%) SOLID
4 35 (32.11%) Software Engineering
5 24 (22.02%) BDD
6 23 (21.10%) ITIL
7 17 (15.60%) SDLC
8 16 (14.68%) Domain-Driven Design
8 16 (14.68%) Front End Development
8 16 (14.68%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (11.93%) Web Development
10 5 (4.59%) Migration
10 5 (4.59%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (3.67%) Android Development
11 4 (3.67%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.67%) Mobile Development
11 4 (3.67%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (3.67%) Patch Management
11 4 (3.67%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (57.80%) C#
2 51 (46.79%) SQL
3 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.10%) TypeScript
5 4 (3.67%) Apple Swift
5 4 (3.67%) Java
5 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (9.17%) MCSA
3 10 (9.17%) MCSE
4 4 (3.67%) CCA
4 4 (3.67%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.67%) MCP
5 3 (2.75%) MCDST
6 2 (1.83%) ACCA
6 2 (1.83%) CCAA
6 2 (1.83%) CIMA
6 2 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.67%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.83%) vSphere
5 2 (1.83%) Xen
5 2 (1.83%) XenServer
6 1 (0.92%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 103 (94.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.35%) VMware
3 17 (15.60%) Citrix
4 8 (7.34%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.67%) HP
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco
7 2 (1.83%) Apple
7 2 (1.83%) Avaya
7 2 (1.83%) IronPort
7 2 (1.83%) Sage
7 2 (1.83%) Symantec
7 2 (1.83%) Xerox
8 1 (0.92%) Okta