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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 84 121 70
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 21 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.10% 1.07% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.01% 3.52% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 45
Median salary £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
471 596 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.98% 30.39% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 389 491 448
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 51 (72.86%) Microsoft
2 47 (67.14%) Windows
3 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
4 30 (42.86%) MCSE
5 27 (38.57%) DNS
6 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
7 24 (34.29%) ITIL
7 24 (34.29%) Windows Server
8 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.71%) MCP
10 18 (25.71%) DHCP
11 17 (24.29%) VMware
12 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (22.86%) Cisco
13 15 (21.43%) LAN
13 15 (21.43%) MCSA
13 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (20.00%) Office 365
14 14 (20.00%) Citrix
14 14 (20.00%) A+ Certification
14 14 (20.00%) MCTS
15 13 (18.57%) WAN
15 13 (18.57%) SAN
16 12 (17.14%) Intel Security
16 12 (17.14%) CCNA
16 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
16 12 (17.14%) .NET
16 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.43%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.57%) IIS
5 5 (7.14%) CMS
5 5 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) DNS
2 18 (25.71%) DHCP
3 15 (21.43%) LAN
4 13 (18.57%) SAN
4 13 (18.57%) WAN
5 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.43%) VPN
6 7 (10.00%) Firewall
7 5 (7.14%) Unified Communications
8 4 (5.71%) NAS
8 4 (5.71%) Skype
8 4 (5.71%) VoIP
9 3 (4.29%) Internet
9 3 (4.29%) MPLS
9 3 (4.29%) VLAN
9 3 (4.29%) Wireless
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) MS Access
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.43%) Ingres
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.43%) MorphX
3 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
1 2 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Billing
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Developer
4 8 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) IT Support
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.57%) Web Services
4 5 (7.14%) CSS
4 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 5 (7.14%) jQuery
5 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.43%) LAMP
7 1 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.43%) Clustering
3 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.86%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.43%) Linux
8 6 (8.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.00%) CRM
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) Scrum
5 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.14%) MVC
5 5 (7.14%) OOP
5 5 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (5.71%) Data Security
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Service Design
6 4 (5.71%) Service Management
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.29%) DNA
7 3 (4.29%) ITSM
7 3 (4.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) C#
1 9 (12.86%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) VB
4 2 (2.86%) VBScript
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) MCSE
2 18 (25.71%) MCP
3 15 (21.43%) MCSA
4 14 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 14 (20.00%) MCTS
5 12 (17.14%) CCNA
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (14.29%) MCITP
7 9 (12.86%) Degree
8 8 (11.43%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (8.57%) MCDST
10 6 (8.57%) MCSD
11 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 5 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (4.29%) CCENT
12 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (4.29%) MCDBA
13 2 (2.86%) CCNP
13 2 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) vSphere
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.71%) XenApp
5 3 (4.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.86%) NFS
6 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Firmware
7 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.43%) vCloud
7 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.43%) MOM
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.43%) SCSM
4 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (72.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 16 (22.86%) Cisco
4 14 (20.00%) Citrix
5 12 (17.14%) Intel Security
6 9 (12.86%) HP
7 5 (7.14%) Avaya
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle
7 5 (7.14%) Sitecore
7 5 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.71%) EMC
9 3 (4.29%) 3Com
9 3 (4.29%) Draytek
9 3 (4.29%) NETGEAR
9 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.29%) ZyXEL
10 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.86%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.86%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) Sourcefire
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23500.00 per annum + Pension & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago