Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 59 81
Rank change year-on-year +21 +22 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 108 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.70% 3.24% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.03% 11.28% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 82 29 19
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +37.10% -11.43%
10th Percentile £28,875 £28,450 £19,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £60,500 £46,500
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 284 257 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 20.26% 28.75% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 232 216 135
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Bournemouth +18 56 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Poole -2 49 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Wimborne +2 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Wareham - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 102 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.93%) C#
2 55 (50.93%) .NET
3 52 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 45 (41.67%) SQL
5 40 (37.04%) Finance
6 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (34.26%) HTML
7 37 (34.26%) Active Directory
8 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 36 (33.33%) HTML5
9 35 (32.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (32.41%) TDD
9 35 (32.41%) MVC
10 34 (31.48%) Windows
10 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
10 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (28.70%) AngularJS
13 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
14 28 (25.93%) jQuery
14 28 (25.93%) SOLID
15 26 (24.07%) KnockoutJS
16 25 (23.15%) VMware
17 24 (22.22%) MS Exchange
17 24 (22.22%) Office 365
18 23 (21.30%) Degree
18 23 (21.30%) CSS
18 23 (21.30%) Web Services
18 23 (21.30%) ITIL

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 24 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.33%) IIS
3 9 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.41%) Apache
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.85%) Site Server
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 35 (32.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (22.22%) Office 365
3 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.78%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.85%) GitHub
5 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) DNS
2 15 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.04%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (11.11%) SAN
5 10 (9.26%) LAN
5 10 (9.26%) NAS
6 9 (8.33%) DDNS
6 9 (8.33%) WAN
7 8 (7.41%) Skype
7 8 (7.41%) VPN
8 7 (6.48%) Firewall
9 6 (5.56%) Wireless
10 5 (4.63%) DHCP
11 4 (3.70%) Internet
11 4 (3.70%) VoIP
11 4 (3.70%) WLAN
12 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Android Studio
1 4 (3.70%) Xcode
2 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.93%) MSTest
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Developer
2 46 (42.59%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.52%) Angular Developer
4 19 (17.59%) Senior .NET Developer
4 19 (17.59%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) IT Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Technical Support
8 8 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
8 8 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support
8 8 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.93%) .NET
2 52 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 37 (34.26%) HTML
4 36 (33.33%) HTML5
5 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (28.70%) AngularJS
8 28 (25.93%) jQuery
9 26 (24.07%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (21.30%) CSS
10 23 (21.30%) Web Services
11 19 (17.59%) .NET Core
11 19 (17.59%) CSS3
12 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
13 2 (1.85%) WAP
14 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.93%) JSON
14 1 (0.93%) Node.js
14 1 (0.93%) OAuth
14 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (14.81%) User Experience
3 10 (9.26%) Clustering
4 6 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) BYOD
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Windows
2 21 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.04%) Windows 10
5 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.48%) Android
7 6 (5.56%) Linux
7 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.41%) MVC
2 35 (32.41%) TDD
3 29 (26.85%) Software Engineering
4 28 (25.93%) SOLID
5 23 (21.30%) ITIL
6 21 (19.44%) BDD
7 15 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
7 15 (13.89%) SDLC
8 14 (12.96%) Front End Development
8 14 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (8.33%) Migration
10 9 (8.33%) Web Development
11 4 (3.70%) Android Development
11 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.70%) iOS Development
11 4 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) C#
2 45 (41.67%) SQL
3 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.59%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.70%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.70%) Java
6 4 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Degree
2 14 (12.96%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (12.96%) MCSA
3 13 (12.04%) MCSE
4 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.63%) MCP
6 4 (3.70%) CCA
6 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.78%) MCDST
7 3 (2.78%) MCITP
8 2 (1.85%) ACCA
8 2 (1.85%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.85%) CCAA
8 2 (1.85%) CIMA
8 2 (1.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (34.26%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 20 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.70%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.85%) Docker
5 2 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.85%) Xen
5 2 (1.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.93%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (1.85%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 102 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.15%) VMware
3 17 (15.74%) Citrix
4 9 (8.33%) Cisco
5 8 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.70%) HP
7 3 (2.78%) Meraki
7 3 (2.78%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.78%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (2.78%) Veeam
8 2 (1.85%) Apple
8 2 (1.85%) Avaya
8 2 (1.85%) Google
8 2 (1.85%) IronPort
8 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.85%) Sage
8 2 (1.85%) Symantec
8 2 (1.85%) Xerox
9 1 (0.93%) Okta
9 1 (0.93%) SAP