Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -60 +18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 63 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.83% 4.73% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 16.98% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 48 38
Somerset median annual salary £31,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.46% -4.71% +30.77%
10th Percentile £26,550 £30,875 £30,473
90th Percentile £36,550 £47,500 £44,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +7.14%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 268 371 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.14% 27.85% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 208 283 285
Somerset median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,400 £21,850
90th Percentile £54,125 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bath -42 7 £29,500 -28.05%
Taunton +16 2 £34,250 +5.38%
Yeovil - 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) People Management
5 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
5 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery Management
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Measurement
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (45.45%) ITSM
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Service Management
5 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) MCSA
8 2 (18.18%) MCP
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) WAN

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Service Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) People Management
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Coaching
3 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Measurement
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery Management
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware