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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West / Dorset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.95% 1.90% 5.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.45% 13.33% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 36
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £21,250 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,125 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +0.34%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 134 75 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 28.21% 14.26% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 122 68 117
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 10 £47,500 - 5
Bournemouth -5 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) MCSE
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) SAN
5 7 (31.82%) Citrix
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) MCSA
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Office 365
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) SCOM
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) MCTS

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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior SQL Developer
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SAN Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) WCF
2 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) API Development
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) SOLID
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) MCSE
2 6 (27.27%) MCSA
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) MCITP
3 4 (18.18%) MCTS
4 3 (13.64%) CCA
4 3 (13.64%) CCEA
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) MCDST
5 2 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Draytek
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
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