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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 47 57 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 3.58% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.83% 10.84% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 49
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
532 526 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.30% 33.06% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 388 439 583
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 78 (69.64%) Microsoft
3 68 (60.71%) SQL Server
4 47 (41.96%) MCSE
4 47 (41.96%) Active Directory
5 46 (41.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (39.29%) .NET
7 43 (38.39%) C#
7 43 (38.39%) MCP
8 42 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 40 (35.71%) VMware
10 37 (33.04%) MCTS
10 37 (33.04%) Degree
11 35 (31.25%) Firewall
11 35 (31.25%) MCSD
12 33 (29.46%) MVC
12 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (25.89%) WPF
15 28 (25.00%) TDD
15 28 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 28 (25.00%) Web Application Development
16 27 (24.11%) WCF
16 27 (24.11%) DNS
16 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
17 25 (22.32%) MS Excel
17 25 (22.32%) MS Exchange
18 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 24 (21.43%) IIS
18 24 (21.43%) WinForms

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
2 25 (22.32%) MS Exchange
3 24 (21.43%) IIS
4 11 (9.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.68%) MS Project Server
9 3 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.68%) Lync
10 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 25 (22.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.61%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.25%) Firewall
2 27 (24.11%) DNS
3 20 (17.86%) SAN
4 17 (15.18%) SMTP
4 17 (15.18%) HTTP
4 17 (15.18%) VPN
5 12 (10.71%) DHCP
5 12 (10.71%) LAN
6 11 (9.82%) WAN
7 10 (8.93%) PPTP
7 10 (8.93%) IPsec
8 9 (8.04%) Network Security
9 8 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (7.14%) H.323
9 8 (7.14%) ISDN
9 8 (7.14%) VoIP
10 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.57%) Intranet
12 3 (2.68%) Wireless
13 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.18%) MySQL
3 15 (13.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (11.61%) Big Data
5 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) IDOL
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (20.54%) NUnit
1 23 (20.54%) MSTest
1 23 (20.54%) Rhino Mocks
1 23 (20.54%) Moq
General
1 14 (12.50%) Back Office
2 5 (4.46%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Marketing
3 2 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (38.39%) Developer
2 25 (22.32%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Administrator
4 16 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (11.61%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (9.82%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.82%) Windows Administrator
7 10 (8.93%) Analyst
8 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Network Manager
12 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.29%) .NET
2 42 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 33 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (25.89%) WPF
5 27 (24.11%) WCF
6 24 (21.43%) WinForms
6 24 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 23 (20.54%) Unity DI Container
7 23 (20.54%) Spring.NET
7 23 (20.54%) Castle Windsor
7 23 (20.54%) Ninject
7 23 (20.54%) Razor View Engine
8 21 (18.75%) HTML
9 18 (16.07%) XML
10 13 (11.61%) .NET Framework
11 12 (10.71%) Ajax
11 12 (10.71%) CSS
12 9 (8.04%) Silverlight
13 8 (7.14%) jQuery
14 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.57%) Clustering
5 3 (2.68%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) CMDB
6 1 (0.89%) FMCG
6 1 (0.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 91 (81.25%) Windows
2 46 (41.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 21 (18.75%) Linux
5 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.57%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.68%) CentOS
9 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.68%) UNIX
9 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) MVC
2 28 (25.00%) TDD
2 28 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (20.54%) Dependency Injection
3 23 (20.54%) MVVM
3 23 (20.54%) Kanban
3 23 (20.54%) Scrum
4 13 (11.61%) DNA
5 11 (9.82%) ITIL
6 10 (8.93%) Time Management
7 9 (8.04%) High Availability
8 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.25%) CRM
9 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.46%) Network Design
10 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.46%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.46%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) C#
2 19 (16.96%) SQL
3 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (0.89%) C
5 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.89%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (41.96%) MCSE
2 43 (38.39%) MCP
3 37 (33.04%) MCTS
3 37 (33.04%) Degree
4 35 (31.25%) MCSD
5 23 (20.54%) MCAD
6 22 (19.64%) MCSA
7 17 (15.18%) CCNA
7 17 (15.18%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (10.71%) MCITP
9 8 (7.14%) CCNP
10 7 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.68%) CCA
11 3 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.79%) MCT
12 2 (1.79%) MCDST
13 1 (0.89%) CISMP
13 1 (0.89%) CCENT
13 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (41.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.86%) VMware ESX
4 18 (16.07%) Hyper-V
5 17 (15.18%) vSphere
6 3 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Nagios
1 8 (7.14%) logstash
2 7 (6.25%) SCCM
3 4 (3.57%) SCOM
3 4 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.79%) MOM
5 1 (0.89%) WSUS
5 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.89%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 78 (69.64%) Microsoft
2 40 (35.71%) VMware
3 13 (11.61%) Cisco
4 11 (9.82%) Citrix
5 8 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle
6 4 (3.57%) HP
7 3 (2.68%) Dell
7 3 (2.68%) EMC
7 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.68%) Apple
8 2 (1.79%) McAfee
9 1 (0.89%) ESRI
9 1 (0.89%) Symantec
9 1 (0.89%) BMC
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