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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 57 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.12% 4.25% 7.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.76% 19.87% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 55
Median salary £45,250 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.08% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 82 151 233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 21.75% 21.39% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 207
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Bournemouth +8 3 £19,500 -42.64% 1
Poole -2 3 £52,000 +26.06% 2
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) MCSE
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (36.67%) MCSA
5 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco
8 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (26.67%) C#
8 8 (26.67%) .NET
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) SCCM
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (23.33%) SAN
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Citrix
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
10 6 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (20.00%) DHCP
10 6 (20.00%) Office 365
10 6 (20.00%) Web Development
11 5 (16.67%) XenApp
11 5 (16.67%) SCOM
11 5 (16.67%) CCNA
11 5 (16.67%) Advertising

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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Kentico
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) VLAN
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) WinForms
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 5 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) HOOD
5 4 (13.33%) Presales
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) SOLID
8 1 (3.33%) API Development
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) MCSE
2 11 (36.67%) MCSA
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) MCP
5 4 (13.33%) CCA
5 4 (13.33%) CCEA
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (10.00%) CCNP
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) CCIE
7 2 (6.67%) MCITP
7 2 (6.67%) MCTS
8 1 (3.33%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) AppSense
5 4 (13.33%) EMC
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Draytek
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago