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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 105 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 61 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% 3.04% 4.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 10.29% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 80
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £41,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
547 593 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.31% 29.56% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 450 440 505
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,950
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 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 18 (42.86%) MCSE
5 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (30.95%) VMware
7 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
7 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
7 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
8 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (23.81%) C#
8 10 (23.81%) .NET
8 10 (23.81%) ITIL
9 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
10 8 (19.05%) MCSD
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
10 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 8 (19.05%) SAN
10 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 7 (16.67%) Clustering
11 7 (16.67%) MCSA
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (14.29%) MCP
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (26.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.14%) Lync
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) LAN
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) Wireless
4 4 (9.52%) Network Security
5 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
7 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MorphX
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) NUnit
2 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (11.90%) Ajax
4 5 (11.90%) jQuery
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) WPF
5 2 (4.76%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.76%) WAP
6 1 (2.38%) HTML
6 1 (2.38%) COM
6 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
6 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) MVC
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) Network Design
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) Email Management
6 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (2.38%) SOA
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) C#
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) MCSE
2 8 (19.05%) MCSD
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) MCSA
4 6 (14.29%) MCP
4 6 (14.29%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.29%) MCITP
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (9.52%) MCDST
5 4 (9.52%) MCTS
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.76%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) MCAD
8 1 (2.38%) MCPD
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Intune
2 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.38%) SCSM
3 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.76%) Nortel
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Veeam
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago