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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South West / Bristol
Rank 101 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.47% 1.98% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 5.92% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 22
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
467 591 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.51% 33.47% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 353 521 459
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) MCSE
3 22 (52.38%) VMware
4 19 (45.24%) ITIL
5 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 17 (40.48%) MCSA
6 17 (40.48%) Firewall
7 16 (38.10%) MCP
8 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
9 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 12 (28.57%) WAN
11 12 (28.57%) SQL
12 11 (26.19%) Cisco
12 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
14 9 (21.43%) LAN
14 9 (21.43%) DNS
14 9 (21.43%) CCNA
14 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (21.43%) Service Management
15 8 (19.05%) HP
15 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
15 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
15 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
15 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (16.67%) MCITP

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 14 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 12 (28.57%) WAN
3 9 (21.43%) DNS
3 9 (21.43%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (16.67%) VoIP
4 7 (16.67%) VPN
5 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.52%) Unified Communications
6 4 (9.52%) Wireless
7 3 (7.14%) Broadband
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.14%) DHCP
7 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.14%) NetScreen
7 3 (7.14%) SMTP
8 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (4.76%) SAN
9 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Support
2 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (11.90%) Network Support
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Service Management
3 5 (11.90%) Change Management
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Information Security
4 3 (7.14%) ITSM
4 3 (7.14%) Line Management
4 3 (7.14%) Presales
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.14%) Service Design
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) MCSE
2 17 (40.48%) MCSA
3 16 (38.10%) MCP
4 9 (21.43%) CCNA
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (16.67%) MCITP
6 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.14%) MCTS
8 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) CCENT
8 2 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (4.76%) HNC
8 2 (4.76%) HND
8 2 (4.76%) LPIC
8 2 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) Server+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) VCAP
8 2 (4.76%) VCDX
9 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) Snort
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 2 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.14%) Avaya
7 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) 3Com
8 2 (4.76%) Draytek
8 2 (4.76%) NETGEAR
8 2 (4.76%) Sage
8 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (4.76%) ZyXEL
9 1 (2.38%) arcserve
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Intel
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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