Period
to 18 November 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 62 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 +11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 70 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.95% 3.62% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 13.56% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 27
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,500 £24,375 £19,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% -1.33%

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 230 295 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 19.56% 26.67% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 194 235 140
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,550 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,350 £56,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 +15 42 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Poole +5 25 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Wimborne +5 1 £50,000 +122.22%
Wareham - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 65 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 35 (50.00%) Windows
3 33 (47.14%) VMware
4 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (34.29%) MCSA
6 23 (32.86%) MCSE
6 23 (32.86%) C#
6 23 (32.86%) .NET
7 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
7 22 (31.43%) SQL
8 21 (30.00%) LAN
9 20 (28.57%) Finance
9 20 (28.57%) WAN
10 19 (27.14%) ITIL
10 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
11 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (25.71%) Hyper-V
11 18 (25.71%) TDD
12 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
12 17 (24.29%) HTML
12 17 (24.29%) Public Cloud
12 17 (24.29%) Office 365
13 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
13 16 (22.86%) Linux
14 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (21.43%) HTML5

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 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Apache
5 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.86%) Site Server
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (24.29%) Office 365
3 13 (18.57%) GitHub
4 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.29%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.86%) SaaS
8 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) LAN
2 20 (28.57%) WAN
3 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.43%) DNS
4 8 (11.43%) SAN
5 7 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (8.57%) NAS
6 6 (8.57%) VPN
7 5 (7.14%) DDNS
7 5 (7.14%) Firewall
8 4 (5.71%) Wireless
8 4 (5.71%) WLAN
9 3 (4.29%) DHCP
10 2 (2.86%) Internet
10 2 (2.86%) Skype
10 2 (2.86%) VoIP
10 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.43%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.43%) Power BI
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.43%) MSTest
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Architect
3 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (18.57%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (18.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Angular Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Project Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) .NET
2 17 (24.29%) HTML
3 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (21.43%) HTML5
5 14 (20.00%) jQuery
6 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.86%) CSS
10 8 (11.43%) Web Services
11 4 (5.71%) .NET Core
11 4 (5.71%) CSS3
12 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Core
13 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (1.43%) Node.js
13 1 (1.43%) OAuth
13 1 (1.43%) OAuth2
13 1 (1.43%) REST
13 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Public Cloud
2 8 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.14%) Clustering
4 5 (7.14%) User Experience
5 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.29%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) BYOD
6 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 16 (22.86%) Linux
5 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.86%) Android
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) ITIL
2 18 (25.71%) TDD
3 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.00%) MVC
5 13 (18.57%) DevOps
5 13 (18.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (14.29%) BDD
6 10 (14.29%) Migration
6 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (12.86%) SDLC
7 9 (12.86%) SOLID
8 8 (11.43%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Data Privacy
9 4 (5.71%) ERP
10 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.29%) Change Control
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) C#
2 22 (31.43%) SQL
3 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.57%) Python
5 7 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.43%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) MCSA
2 23 (32.86%) MCSE
3 14 (20.00%) MCITP
3 14 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (18.57%) RHCE
5 11 (15.71%) Degree
6 10 (14.29%) AWS Certification
7 9 (12.86%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (11.43%) CCNA
8 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.71%) MCP
10 3 (4.29%) CCA
11 2 (2.86%) ACCA
11 2 (2.86%) CCAA
11 2 (2.86%) CIMA
12 1 (1.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.71%) Hyper-V
2 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.57%) Docker
4 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.86%) Xen
5 2 (2.86%) XenServer
6 1 (1.43%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Ansible
2 5 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 33 (47.14%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
4 10 (14.29%) Google
5 9 (12.86%) Cisco
5 9 (12.86%) Citrix
6 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.29%) Meraki
7 3 (4.29%) SonicWALL
7 3 (4.29%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (4.29%) Veeam
8 2 (2.86%) HP
8 2 (2.86%) Sage
9 1 (1.43%) Okta
9 1 (1.43%) SAP
9 1 (1.43%) Symantec