The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 100 108 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 18 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.94% 0.92% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.50% 3.15% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 48
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
636 571 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.20% 29.18% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 552 442 362
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 43 (78.18%) Windows
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (60.00%) MCSE
3 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
4 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 24 (43.64%) ITIL
5 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
6 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
7 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
7 18 (32.73%) MCSA
8 15 (27.27%) VMware
8 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (25.45%) Linux
10 13 (23.64%) SQL
10 13 (23.64%) DNS
10 13 (23.64%) SAN
11 12 (21.82%) C#
11 12 (21.82%) MCITP
12 11 (20.00%) SCCM
12 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (20.00%) .NET
12 11 (20.00%) CCNA
12 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (18.18%) Cisco
13 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
13 10 (18.18%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) CMS
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) DNS
1 13 (23.64%) SAN
2 8 (14.55%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) MPLS
4 4 (7.27%) Skype
4 4 (7.27%) VPN
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.45%) NAS
5 3 (5.45%) SSL
5 3 (5.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) IPsec
6 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) MS Access
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) MorphX
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
1 4 (7.27%) Legal
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Team Leader
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.73%) HTML
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.91%) CSS
4 6 (10.91%) jQuery
5 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) XML
6 4 (7.27%) Ajax
6 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.27%) JSON
6 4 (7.27%) SOAP
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.64%) CSS3
7 2 (3.64%) HTML5
7 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (25.45%) Linux
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) Unix
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.64%) Android
8 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) MVC
4 7 (12.73%) ERP
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.27%) Application Performance Management
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.27%) SDLC
8 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.45%) Matrix Management
8 3 (5.45%) Presales
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.64%) Line Management
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Time Management
9 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) C#
3 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) MCSE
2 18 (32.73%) MCSA
3 12 (21.82%) MCITP
4 11 (20.00%) CCNA
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (18.18%) Degree
5 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (14.55%) A+ Certification
7 8 (14.55%) MCP
7 8 (14.55%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (10.91%) CCNP
8 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (9.09%) MCSD
10 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (5.45%) MCTS
12 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (3.64%) LPIC
12 2 (3.64%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
4 2 (3.64%) NFS
4 2 (3.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix
5 6 (10.91%) Dell
5 6 (10.91%) Intel Security
6 5 (9.09%) Capita
6 5 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.45%) Forcepoint
7 3 (5.45%) Infoblox
7 3 (5.45%) Intel
7 3 (5.45%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) CommVault
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) Aerohive Networks
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
soVision Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Company Bonus Structure/ MS Certs!
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago