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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 113 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% 2.80% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 9.57% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 39
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
581 533 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.99% 29.22% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 472 382 428
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
4 17 (38.64%) ITIL
4 17 (38.64%) MCSE
4 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
5 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
6 12 (27.27%) .NET
6 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 11 (25.00%) C#
8 10 (22.73%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) MCP
10 8 (18.18%) MCSA
10 8 (18.18%) CCNA
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (18.18%) Firewall
10 8 (18.18%) MCTS
10 8 (18.18%) Degree
10 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
11 7 (15.91%) Citrix
11 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.91%) LAN
11 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.64%) CSS
12 6 (13.64%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Lync
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 7 (15.91%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) Wireless
4 5 (11.36%) Network Security
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) VoIP
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) NUnit
1 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Network Support
5 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.09%) HTML5
5 4 (9.09%) CSS3
5 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.55%) WCF
6 2 (4.55%) WAP
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (2.27%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) SOAP
7 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) MVC
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) CRM
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Network Design
6 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.55%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) MCSE
2 9 (20.45%) MCP
3 8 (18.18%) MCSA
3 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (18.18%) MCTS
3 8 (18.18%) Degree
4 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.64%) MCSD
6 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.82%) MCITP
7 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
7 3 (6.82%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.27%) MCPD
9 1 (2.27%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Intune
1 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Nortel
5 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
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