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

Microsoft Certification
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 48 56
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.10% 4.38% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 16.18% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 6
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -1.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +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 Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 144 173 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 22.71% 27.03% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 124 148 129
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 30 March 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 30 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
Taunton - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bath -3 2 £32,500 -14.29% 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) MCSE
2 13 (61.90%) ITIL
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL V3
7 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) MCSA
7 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (28.57%) EMC
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) Software AG
8 6 (28.57%) EMC Certification
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (28.57%) Middleware
8 6 (28.57%) Identity Management
8 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) IIS

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 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (28.57%) IIS
1 6 (28.57%) JBoss
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (28.57%) IaaS
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (28.57%) PaaS
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Intranet
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (23.81%) DBA
2 5 (23.81%) SQL DBA
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (28.57%) Public Cloud
1 6 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL V3
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 6 (28.57%) Line Management
5 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 6 (28.57%) Wealth Management
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) MCSE
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (33.33%) MCSA
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) EMC Certification
5 3 (14.29%) CCNP
5 3 (14.29%) MCSD
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.76%) CCENT
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.76%) MCP
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) AirWatch
2 3 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) EMC
4 6 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Software AG
5 3 (14.29%) Sage
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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