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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 107 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 3.39% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 12.08% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 53
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £25,250 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
575 480 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.50% 28.04% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 445 359 475
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 38 (65.52%) Windows
3 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
4 19 (32.76%) VMware
4 19 (32.76%) Windows 7
5 18 (31.03%) MCSE
6 17 (29.31%) MCP
6 17 (29.31%) .NET
7 16 (27.59%) C#
7 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
9 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
9 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
12 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (18.97%) MCSD
12 11 (18.97%) MS Office
12 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
12 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.97%) SQL
12 11 (18.97%) MVC
12 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (17.24%) MCITP
13 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
13 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.34%) Lync
6 4 (6.90%) IIS
7 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.45%) MS Project Server
8 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) WAN
1 9 (15.52%) DHCP
1 9 (15.52%) LAN
2 8 (13.79%) SAN
2 8 (13.79%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) NAS
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
4 4 (6.90%) MPLS
4 4 (6.90%) VPN
4 4 (6.90%) VoIP
4 4 (6.90%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) NUnit
1 3 (5.17%) MSTest
1 3 (5.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (5.17%) Moq
2 2 (3.45%) MorphX
General
1 6 (10.34%) Advertising
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Network Support
8 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Support
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
2 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
4 8 (13.79%) jQuery
4 8 (13.79%) CSS
4 8 (13.79%) Ajax
5 5 (8.62%) WPF
6 3 (5.17%) WinForms
6 3 (5.17%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (5.17%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (5.17%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (5.17%) Ninject
6 3 (5.17%) Spring.NET
6 3 (5.17%) WCF
7 2 (3.45%) Silverlight
7 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.72%) HTML
8 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
6 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.45%) AIX
9 1 (1.72%) Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) MVC
1 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) ITIL
3 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
4 6 (10.34%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.90%) Network Design
6 3 (5.17%) TDD
6 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.17%) Service Management
6 3 (5.17%) Scrum
6 3 (5.17%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.17%) Kanban
6 3 (5.17%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (5.17%) MVVM
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) X++
4 2 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.45%) C++
4 2 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) MCSE
2 17 (29.31%) MCP
3 11 (18.97%) MCSD
4 10 (17.24%) MCITP
5 9 (15.52%) MCDST
5 9 (15.52%) MCTS
6 8 (13.79%) MCSA
7 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (12.07%) CCNA
8 5 (8.62%) CCA
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (5.17%) MCAD
10 3 (5.17%) CCENT
11 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.72%) HP APS
11 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
4 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) WSUS
4 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.72%) SCSM
5 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco
4 7 (12.07%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) Avaya
6 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.17%) IBM
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) McAfee
8 2 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.72%) ESRI
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle
9 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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