The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 65 90 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.21% 4.97% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.82% 14.61% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 55
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
601 616 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.72% 34.01% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 447 494 657
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
South West

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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 106 (80.30%) Windows
2 94 (71.21%) Microsoft
3 64 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 63 (47.73%) SQL Server
5 60 (45.45%) MCSE
6 56 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (37.88%) VMware
8 49 (37.12%) MCTS
9 47 (35.61%) Degree
10 40 (30.30%) Firewall
10 40 (30.30%) MCP
10 40 (30.30%) .NET
11 39 (29.55%) C#
11 39 (29.55%) ASP.NET
12 38 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (27.27%) MS Exchange
14 35 (26.52%) MS Excel
15 33 (25.00%) DNS
15 33 (25.00%) MVC
15 33 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 33 (25.00%) TDD
16 32 (24.24%) WPF
16 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 31 (23.48%) Web Application Development
17 31 (23.48%) MCSA
18 29 (21.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 28 (21.21%) SAN
20 27 (20.45%) MVVM
21 26 (19.70%) Rhino Mocks

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 16 (12.12%) IIS
4 14 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.79%) Lync
8 4 (3.03%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.76%) CMS
11 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (26.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.30%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 40 (30.30%) Firewall
2 33 (25.00%) DNS
3 28 (21.21%) SAN
4 15 (11.36%) HTTP
4 15 (11.36%) VPN
4 15 (11.36%) SMTP
5 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.33%) LAN
6 11 (8.33%) IPsec
6 11 (8.33%) PPTP
7 9 (6.82%) Wireless
7 9 (6.82%) DHCP
7 9 (6.82%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (6.82%) 4G
8 8 (6.06%) Network Security
9 6 (4.55%) VoIP
9 6 (4.55%) WAN
10 5 (3.79%) H.323
10 5 (3.79%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) MySQL
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.82%) Big Data
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.03%) MS Access
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (19.70%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (19.70%) Moq
1 26 (19.70%) MSTest
1 26 (19.70%) NUnit
2 2 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.58%) Back Office
2 6 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Finance
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Developer
2 26 (19.70%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) Administrator
4 16 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) Technical Support
8 9 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.82%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Windows Administrator
9 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 6 (4.55%) Graduate C# Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Junior C# Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Graduate
10 6 (4.55%) Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.30%) .NET
2 39 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 32 (24.24%) WPF
3 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 26 (19.70%) Castle Windsor
4 26 (19.70%) Ninject
4 26 (19.70%) Razor View Engine
4 26 (19.70%) Spring.NET
4 26 (19.70%) WCF
4 26 (19.70%) WinForms
4 26 (19.70%) Unity DI Container
5 15 (11.36%) HTML
6 14 (10.61%) XML
7 6 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.79%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.82%) Clustering
4 8 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.55%) Replication
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 106 (80.30%) Windows
2 56 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (21.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (15.15%) Linux
5 19 (14.39%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.85%) UNIX
7 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) MVC
1 33 (25.00%) TDD
2 31 (23.48%) Web Application Development
3 27 (20.45%) MVVM
4 26 (19.70%) Dependency Injection
4 26 (19.70%) Kanban
4 26 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (19.70%) Scrum
5 17 (12.88%) CRM
6 16 (12.12%) ITIL
7 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (6.82%) DNA
8 9 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.06%) High Availability
10 7 (5.30%) Time Management
11 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.79%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.79%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.55%) C#
2 24 (18.18%) SQL
3 7 (5.30%) Java
3 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (45.45%) MCSE
2 49 (37.12%) MCTS
3 47 (35.61%) Degree
4 40 (30.30%) MCP
5 31 (23.48%) MCSA
6 26 (19.70%) MCAD
6 26 (19.70%) MCSD
7 25 (18.94%) MCITP
8 18 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (13.64%) CCNA
9 13 (9.85%) CCNP
10 12 (9.09%) MCT
11 5 (3.79%) A+ Certification
11 5 (3.79%) CCA
11 5 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (3.03%) HNC
12 4 (3.03%) HND
12 4 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (2.27%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 64 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 38 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 26 (19.70%) VMware ESX
5 22 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) SCOM
2 9 (6.82%) WSUS
3 8 (6.06%) MOM
4 6 (4.55%) SCCM
4 6 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.03%) Nagios
6 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) DameWare
7 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 94 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.88%) VMware
3 21 (15.91%) Citrix
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle
5 5 (3.79%) Cisco
5 5 (3.79%) Apple
6 4 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.03%) Lotus
7 2 (1.52%) Veritas
7 2 (1.52%) HP
7 2 (1.52%) Dell
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) McAfee
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.76%) Polycom
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Care Quality Commission
Salary: £52,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago