The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 35 58
Rank change year-on-year -36 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.59% 6.48% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 23.73% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 6
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +10.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 197 177 140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 28.47% 27.31% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 122 150 126
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Somerset.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Somerset

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Somerset over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Somerset

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bath -26 8 £47,000 +16.04%
Street +12 1 £40,000 -
Taunton -3 1 £40,000 -13.51%
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) MCSE
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (35.29%) CCNP
8 5 (29.41%) MCP
9 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) Coaching
9 4 (23.53%) Presales
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (23.53%) CCNA
10 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
11 2 (11.76%) High Availability
11 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (11.76%) Line Management
11 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
11 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
11 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
11 2 (11.76%) WSUS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Presales
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) MCSE
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (29.41%) MCP
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MCSA
6 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) MCSD
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Verint
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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