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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 107 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 44 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.89% 2.47% 4.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.20% 8.71% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 76
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £28,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
531 505 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.67% 28.40% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 432 375 467
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
4 16 (41.03%) MCSE
5 13 (33.33%) VMware
6 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
8 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.08%) C#
9 9 (23.08%) .NET
9 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
10 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
10 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) SAN
10 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
11 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
11 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.95%) Clustering
11 7 (17.95%) MCP
11 7 (17.95%) CCNA
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (15.38%) LAN
12 6 (15.38%) Cisco
12 6 (15.38%) CSS
12 6 (15.38%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.69%) Lync
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) Wireless
4 4 (10.26%) Network Security
5 3 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.13%) VoIP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) NAS
7 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MorphX
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) NUnit
2 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (10.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.82%) Ajax
4 5 (12.82%) jQuery
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (2.56%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) COM
6 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) AIX
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
1 6 (15.38%) MVC
1 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.13%) Email Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.13%) Network Design
5 2 (5.13%) Logistics
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) UML
6 1 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) X++
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) MCSE
2 7 (17.95%) MCP
2 7 (17.95%) CCNA
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) MCDST
3 6 (15.38%) MCITP
3 6 (15.38%) MCSD
4 5 (12.82%) MCSA
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.69%) MCTS
6 3 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.13%) CCNP
8 1 (2.56%) MCAD
8 1 (2.56%) CCENT
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.56%) SCSM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Nortel
5 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + On Call + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago