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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 50 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.75% 2.90% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.36% 9.20% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
534 511 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.42% 31.56% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 374 427 559
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (82.61%) Windows
2 83 (72.17%) Microsoft
3 71 (61.74%) SQL Server
4 50 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 49 (42.61%) MCSE
6 48 (41.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (39.13%) Degree
8 44 (38.26%) ASP.NET
8 44 (38.26%) C#
8 44 (38.26%) .NET
9 43 (37.39%) VMware
9 43 (37.39%) MCP
10 39 (33.91%) MCTS
11 38 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (32.17%) Firewall
13 35 (30.43%) MVC
14 34 (29.57%) MCSD
14 34 (29.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (28.70%) MS Exchange
16 32 (27.83%) WPF
17 31 (26.96%) TDD
18 30 (26.09%) Web Application Development
19 29 (25.22%) WCF
19 29 (25.22%) DNS
20 28 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 26 (22.61%) Windows 7
21 26 (22.61%) MVVM
21 26 (22.61%) SharePoint
21 26 (22.61%) WinForms
21 26 (22.61%) SAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 26 (22.61%) SharePoint
3 24 (20.87%) IIS
4 12 (10.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.48%) Lync
8 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.61%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.17%) Firewall
2 29 (25.22%) DNS
3 26 (22.61%) SAN
4 17 (14.78%) HTTP
4 17 (14.78%) SMTP
4 17 (14.78%) VPN
5 10 (8.70%) LAN
5 10 (8.70%) PPTP
5 10 (8.70%) IPsec
6 9 (7.83%) DHCP
6 9 (7.83%) Network Security
7 8 (6.96%) VoIP
7 8 (6.96%) ISDN
7 8 (6.96%) H.323
8 6 (5.22%) WAN
8 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.48%) Intranet
10 3 (2.61%) Wireless
11 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (61.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.78%) MySQL
3 13 (11.30%) Big Data
4 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.87%) IDOL
9 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (21.74%) Moq
1 25 (21.74%) MSTest
1 25 (21.74%) NUnit
General
1 14 (12.17%) Back Office
2 6 (5.22%) Marketing
3 5 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (38.26%) Developer
2 26 (22.61%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Administrator
4 17 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (9.57%) Windows Administrator
7 11 (9.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.83%) Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (3.48%) IT Support
11 4 (3.48%) Network Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Network Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.26%) ASP.NET
1 44 (38.26%) .NET
2 34 (29.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (27.83%) WPF
4 29 (25.22%) WCF
5 28 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 26 (22.61%) WinForms
7 25 (21.74%) Spring.NET
7 25 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
7 25 (21.74%) Castle Windsor
7 25 (21.74%) Ninject
7 25 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
8 21 (18.26%) HTML
9 17 (14.78%) XML
10 11 (9.57%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.83%) CSS
11 9 (7.83%) Silverlight
11 9 (7.83%) Ajax
12 5 (4.35%) jQuery
13 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (18.26%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.48%) Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 95 (82.61%) Windows
2 48 (41.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.61%) Windows 7
4 22 (19.13%) Linux
5 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.09%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.48%) UNIX
8 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.61%) CentOS
9 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.43%) MVC
2 31 (26.96%) TDD
3 30 (26.09%) Web Application Development
4 26 (22.61%) MVVM
5 25 (21.74%) Scrum
5 25 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (21.74%) Kanban
5 25 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.30%) DNA
7 10 (8.70%) High Availability
7 10 (8.70%) Time Management
7 10 (8.70%) ITIL
8 9 (7.83%) CRM
9 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (4.35%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.35%) Network Management
12 4 (3.48%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.26%) C#
2 17 (14.78%) SQL
3 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.74%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.87%) VB
5 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (42.61%) MCSE
2 45 (39.13%) Degree
3 43 (37.39%) MCP
4 39 (33.91%) MCTS
5 34 (29.57%) MCSD
6 25 (21.74%) MCAD
6 25 (21.74%) MCSA
7 16 (13.91%) CCNA
7 16 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (10.43%) MCITP
9 11 (9.57%) CCNP
10 8 (6.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (4.35%) CCA
11 5 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (3.48%) MCT
13 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.74%) MCDST
13 2 (1.74%) HNC
13 2 (1.74%) HND
13 2 (1.74%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 38 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 23 (20.00%) vSphere
3 23 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) logstash
1 8 (6.96%) Nagios
2 6 (5.22%) SCCM
3 4 (3.48%) SCOM
4 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.74%) MOM
6 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.87%) WSUS
6 1 (0.87%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.87%) SCSM
Vendors
1 83 (72.17%) Microsoft
2 43 (37.39%) VMware
3 11 (9.57%) Cisco
4 9 (7.83%) Citrix
5 8 (6.96%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.22%) Apple
7 4 (3.48%) HP
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle
8 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.61%) Dell
8 3 (2.61%) EMC
9 2 (1.74%) McAfee
10 1 (0.87%) BMC
10 1 (0.87%) Symantec
10 1 (0.87%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Accudo Contract Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Ovo Energy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Health care , Gym
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Health care , Gym
Posted: 26 days ago