Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 36 60
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 67 111 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.08% 7.86% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.97% 38.54% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 62 85 29
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £31,975 £29,250 £28,450
90th Percentile £61,250 £43,750 £60,500
South West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -5.41%

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 305 288 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.12% 20.40% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 194 235 209
Dorset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Poole +8 41 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Bournemouth -16 28 £57,500 +43.75% 7
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 64 (95.52%) Microsoft
2 43 (64.18%) Office 365
3 34 (50.75%) Windows
4 28 (41.79%) MCSE
4 28 (41.79%) Azure
5 25 (37.31%) Windows Server
6 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (31.34%) MCSA
7 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
8 20 (29.85%) Software Engineering
9 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (25.37%) MCP
11 16 (23.88%) VMware
12 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
12 14 (20.90%) C#
12 14 (20.90%) .NET
13 13 (19.40%) Finance
13 13 (19.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Intune
14 12 (17.91%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (17.91%) PKI
15 11 (16.42%) SCCM
15 11 (16.42%) TDD
15 11 (16.42%) Mobile Device Management
15 11 (16.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (14.93%) ITIL
16 10 (14.93%) SQL
17 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET

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 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (64.18%) Office 365
2 28 (41.79%) Azure
3 13 (19.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) AWS
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) SAN
2 6 (8.96%) Firewall
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Skype
4 3 (4.48%) LAN
4 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) WLAN
5 2 (2.99%) PABX
5 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.99%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) 4G
6 1 (1.49%) IPsec
6 1 (1.49%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Local Government
3 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Consultant
2 23 (34.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 10 (14.93%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Migration Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Azure Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.43%) HTML
4 7 (10.45%) .NET Core
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.96%) HTML5
6 3 (4.48%) CSS
6 3 (4.48%) Web Services
7 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
8 1 (1.49%) jQuery
8 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) PKI
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.75%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Windows Server
3 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.99%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Software Engineering
2 11 (16.42%) Mobile Device Management
2 11 (16.42%) TDD
3 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 9 (13.43%) Migration
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.94%) MVC
6 7 (10.45%) Microservices
7 6 (8.96%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (8.96%) Presales
7 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) SDLC
8 5 (7.46%) BDD
9 4 (5.97%) Operations Management
9 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.48%) CRM
10 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) C#
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) MCSE
2 21 (31.34%) MCSA
3 17 (25.37%) MCP
4 9 (13.43%) CCNA
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (8.96%) CCA
6 6 (8.96%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (7.46%) Degree
8 2 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.99%) MOS
8 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.46%) Docker
4 5 (7.46%) vSphere
4 5 (7.46%) XenApp
5 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (16.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (16.42%) SCCM
3 7 (10.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (95.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco
3 8 (11.94%) Citrix
4 7 (10.45%) Okta
5 5 (7.46%) IronPort
6 4 (5.97%) Apple
7 2 (2.99%) Nortel
7 2 (2.99%) Panasonic
7 2 (2.99%) Red Box
7 2 (2.99%) Siemens
7 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.49%) Capita
8 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL