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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 112 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.13% 3.06% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 9.84% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 46
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £51,250
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
597 610 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.68% 31.12% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 487 437 471
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
4 16 (42.11%) MCSE
5 15 (39.47%) ITIL
6 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) .NET
8 9 (23.68%) VMware
9 8 (21.05%) C#
9 8 (21.05%) MCSA
9 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco
9 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
10 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
10 7 (18.42%) CCNA
10 7 (18.42%) Citrix
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.79%) MCTS
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (15.79%) DHCP
11 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.79%) LAN
11 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 6 (15.79%) MCP
11 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LAN
1 6 (15.79%) DHCP
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) NUnit
1 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (13.16%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Network Support
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Senior SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) CSS3
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (5.26%) WAP
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) MVC
3 4 (10.53%) Workflow
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design
5 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) MSF
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) MCSE
2 8 (21.05%) MCSA
3 7 (18.42%) CCNA
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) MCTS
4 6 (15.79%) MCP
5 4 (10.53%) MCSD
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CCNP
7 2 (5.26%) MCITP
8 1 (2.63%) MCPD
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Intune
1 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.26%) Nortel
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + car and comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, 10% Pension, Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, 10% Pension, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago