Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 78 68
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 61 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.29% 3.20% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.90% 13.83% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 30
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.78% +22.79%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,800 £21,175
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.33% - -

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 245 311 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 21.25% 23.17% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 188 238 137
Dorset median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,175 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,700 £55,000 £59,250
South West median annual salary £44,657 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.64% - -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +9 40 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Poole +12 20 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 61 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (49.18%) C#
2 30 (49.18%) .NET
3 29 (47.54%) TDD
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (44.26%) Windows
4 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (40.98%) VMware
6 22 (36.07%) SQL
7 21 (34.43%) Finance
8 20 (32.79%) HTML
8 20 (32.79%) MCSA
9 19 (31.15%) LAN
9 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
10 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
10 18 (29.51%) MCSE
10 18 (29.51%) WAN
10 18 (29.51%) MVC
10 18 (29.51%) HTML5
11 17 (27.87%) jQuery
11 17 (27.87%) Office 365
11 17 (27.87%) Public Cloud
12 16 (26.23%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
13 15 (24.59%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (24.59%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (24.59%) Degree
13 15 (24.59%) SDLC

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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (27.87%) Office 365
3 13 (21.31%) GitHub
4 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (16.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.92%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) LAN
2 18 (29.51%) WAN
3 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 4 (6.56%) WLAN
4 3 (4.92%) Wireless
5 2 (3.28%) SAN
5 2 (3.28%) Skype
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.64%) Power BI
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.64%) MSTest
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) .NET Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Software Developer
4 14 (22.95%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Agile .NET Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Agile Developer
4 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 13 (21.31%) Architect
5 13 (21.31%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (21.31%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (19.67%) Angular Developer
7 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (16.39%) C# Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Project Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) IT Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) .NET
2 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (32.79%) HTML
4 18 (29.51%) HTML5
5 17 (27.87%) jQuery
6 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
6 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (24.59%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (21.31%) Web Services
9 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.20%) CSS
11 3 (4.92%) .NET Core
12 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.64%) JSON
12 1 (1.64%) OAuth
12 1 (1.64%) OAuth2
12 1 (1.64%) REST
12 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Public Cloud
2 12 (19.67%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (13.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (22.95%) Linux
4 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) TDD
2 18 (29.51%) MVC
3 16 (26.23%) Domain-Driven Design
4 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) Front End Development
4 15 (24.59%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (24.59%) SDLC
5 14 (22.95%) BDD
5 14 (22.95%) ITIL
5 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.31%) DevOps
6 13 (21.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (19.67%) SOLID
8 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) Data Privacy
10 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (4.92%) SQL Optimisation
11 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) C#
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) Python
5 12 (19.67%) TypeScript
6 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) MCSA
2 18 (29.51%) MCSE
3 15 (24.59%) Degree
4 14 (22.95%) MCITP
4 14 (22.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (21.31%) RHCE
6 11 (18.03%) CCNA
6 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (16.39%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Docker
2 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.98%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
4 10 (16.39%) Cisco
4 10 (16.39%) Google
5 3 (4.92%) Meraki
5 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
5 3 (4.92%) Ubiquiti
5 3 (4.92%) Veeam
6 1 (1.64%) SAP