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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 110 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 44 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.73% 2.56% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 9.38% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 68
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £22,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £56,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
618 469 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.34% 27.32% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 493 350 459
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 4 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) Windows
3 17 (34.00%) MCSE
3 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 15 (30.00%) VMware
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
7 12 (24.00%) MCP
8 11 (22.00%) .NET
8 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (20.00%) MCITP
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) C#
9 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 10 (20.00%) SAN
10 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
10 9 (18.00%) ITIL
10 9 (18.00%) MCDST
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.00%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (12.00%) Lync
6 5 (10.00%) IIS
7 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) Wireless
4 6 (12.00%) LAN
5 5 (10.00%) VoIP
5 5 (10.00%) WAN
6 4 (8.00%) NAS
6 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.00%) VPN
6 4 (8.00%) MPLS
7 3 (6.00%) DNS
8 2 (4.00%) Network Security
9 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MorphX
2 1 (2.00%) NUnit
2 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
1 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.00%) jQuery
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) WPF
5 2 (4.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) Middleware
6 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.00%) COM
6 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) MVC
2 6 (12.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.00%) Logistics
5 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.00%) Web Development
5 2 (4.00%) Email Management
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) CRM
5 2 (4.00%) ERP
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.00%) Document Management
6 1 (2.00%) Network Design
6 1 (2.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) C#
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) X++
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) MCSE
2 12 (24.00%) MCP
3 10 (20.00%) MCITP
4 9 (18.00%) MCDST
5 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) MCSA
6 7 (14.00%) CCNA
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.00%) MCSD
8 5 (10.00%) MCTS
9 4 (8.00%) CCA
9 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (6.00%) Degree
10 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (4.00%) CCENT
11 2 (4.00%) CCNP
11 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.00%) MCAD
12 1 (2.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) SCOM
3 4 (8.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.00%) SCSM
4 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Avaya
4 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Dell
6 2 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.00%) Veeam
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