The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 1.06% 2.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 8.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,125 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +0.34%  

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 Taunton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 25 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 22.34% 26.32% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 5
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +69.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware