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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 116 82 62
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.06% 2.66% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% 9.06% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 50
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
552 519 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.16% 29.36% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 449 384 426
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
3 22 (50.00%) Windows
4 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
5 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
6 16 (36.36%) .NET
6 16 (36.36%) ITIL
7 14 (31.82%) C#
8 13 (29.55%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) MCSE
9 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) MCP
10 10 (22.73%) VMware
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
11 9 (20.45%) HTML
11 9 (20.45%) CSS
11 9 (20.45%) Degree
11 9 (20.45%) jQuery
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (18.18%) DNS
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco
12 8 (18.18%) Ajax
13 7 (15.91%) MCTS
13 7 (15.91%) DHCP
13 7 (15.91%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
13 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Lync
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (4.55%) Network Security
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Network Support
5 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) jQuery
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (18.18%) Ajax
5 7 (15.91%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.36%) HTML5
7 5 (11.36%) CSS3
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.09%) XML
8 4 (9.09%) JSON
8 4 (9.09%) WCF
8 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 2 (4.55%) WAP
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) SDLC
5 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Network Design
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.27%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) MCSE
2 10 (22.73%) MCP
3 9 (20.45%) Degree
4 7 (15.91%) MCTS
5 6 (13.64%) MCSA
6 5 (11.36%) MCSD
6 5 (11.36%) CCNA
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.55%) MCITP
10 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.27%) LPIC
10 1 (2.27%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (2.27%) CCNP
10 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Intune
1 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Nortel
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) CommVault
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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