Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 73 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 40 31 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.62% 2.88% 4.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.56% 16.76% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 59
Dorset median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,375 £19,000 £24,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +7.14%

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 295 185 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.67% 17.16% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 235 140 240
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -2 20 £39,500 -7.06% 1
Bournemouth +18 16 £45,000 +125.00% 1
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
Wimborne - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) MCSE
3 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 14 (35.00%) Office 365
5 13 (32.50%) C#
5 13 (32.50%) .NET
5 13 (32.50%) Citrix
5 13 (32.50%) SAN
5 13 (32.50%) VMware
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
8 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.00%) MVC
9 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) PKI
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (17.50%) SCCM
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
11 6 (15.00%) TDD
11 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.00%) KnockoutJS

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) CMS
3 4 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (7.50%) EPiServer
4 3 (7.50%) Kentico
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) DDNS
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (12.50%) NAS
4 5 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall
6 3 (7.50%) IPsec
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) VPN
7 2 (5.00%) DHCP
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 5 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.50%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.50%) WinForms
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.50%) React
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) PKI
3 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 5 (12.50%) Presales
4 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) SDLC
4 5 (12.50%) SOLID
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) SIEM
6 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (5.00%) API Development
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) MCSE
2 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (12.50%) CCA
3 5 (12.50%) CCEA
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.50%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) GIAC
4 3 (7.50%) SSCP
5 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCDST
5 2 (5.00%) MCITP
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.00%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SCSM
3 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Citrix
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
4 3 (7.50%) Rapid7
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus