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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 90 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 72 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.06% 4.18% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.43% 12.02% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 29
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £54,750 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £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
607 599 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.01% 34.79% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 482 490 523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 62 (68.89%) Microsoft
3 45 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 38 (42.22%) MCP
5 37 (41.11%) Active Directory
6 33 (36.67%) .NET
7 32 (35.56%) C#
8 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (32.22%) Windows 7
9 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
9 29 (32.22%) MCSE
10 28 (31.11%) MCSD
10 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 27 (30.00%) VMware
12 26 (28.89%) MCTS
13 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (27.78%) MVC
14 23 (25.56%) SharePoint
15 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
16 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (21.11%) WCF
17 18 (20.00%) Firewall
18 17 (18.89%) MS Office
19 16 (17.78%) IIS
19 16 (17.78%) ITIL
19 16 (17.78%) WinForms
19 16 (17.78%) WPF
19 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (16.67%) Kanban

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.56%) SharePoint
3 16 (17.78%) IIS
4 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (7.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (6.67%) Lync
9 5 (5.56%) MS Project Server
10 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.89%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) Firewall
2 15 (16.67%) SAN
3 13 (14.44%) WAN
3 13 (14.44%) DNS
4 12 (13.33%) LAN
5 11 (12.22%) DHCP
5 11 (12.22%) VPN
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.89%) VoIP
8 7 (7.78%) SMTP
8 7 (7.78%) HTTP
9 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.44%) ISDN
10 4 (4.44%) Intranet
10 4 (4.44%) MPLS
10 4 (4.44%) PPTP
10 4 (4.44%) H.323
10 4 (4.44%) Wireless
10 4 (4.44%) IPsec
10 4 (4.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.78%) MySQL
5 4 (4.44%) Big Data
6 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) IDOL
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) NUnit
1 15 (16.67%) MSTest
1 15 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 8 (8.89%) Back Office
2 6 (6.67%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Support Engineer
2 19 (21.11%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Administrator
7 6 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Support
9 4 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) .NET
2 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET
3 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (21.11%) WCF
5 16 (17.78%) WPF
5 16 (17.78%) WinForms
6 15 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
6 15 (16.67%) Ninject
6 15 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (16.67%) Spring.NET
7 13 (14.44%) Ajax
7 13 (14.44%) CSS
8 12 (13.33%) HTML
9 9 (10.00%) jQuery
9 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.89%) XML
11 5 (5.56%) Application Packaging
12 4 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.56%) Clustering
6 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.11%) GIS
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.11%) CMDB
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 29 (32.22%) Windows 7
3 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 10 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.89%) Linux
8 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.44%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.33%) CentOS
10 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.22%) AIX
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.78%) MVC
3 16 (17.78%) ITIL
4 15 (16.67%) TDD
4 15 (16.67%) Scrum
4 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 15 (16.67%) MVVM
4 15 (16.67%) Kanban
4 15 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.89%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.67%) Network Design
7 6 (6.67%) Service Management
8 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) C#
2 15 (16.67%) SQL
3 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) VB
4 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (42.22%) MCP
2 29 (32.22%) MCSE
3 28 (31.11%) MCSD
4 26 (28.89%) MCTS
5 15 (16.67%) MCAD
6 14 (15.56%) MCSA
6 14 (15.56%) Degree
7 11 (12.22%) MCITP
8 10 (11.11%) CCNA
8 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (10.00%) MCDST
10 5 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.56%) CCA
10 5 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (3.33%) CCENT
12 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.11%) HP APS
13 1 (1.11%) CISSP
13 1 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (41.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.11%) vSphere
4 7 (7.78%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.56%) WSUS
3 4 (4.44%) Nagios
3 4 (4.44%) SCOM
3 4 (4.44%) logstash
4 1 (1.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 62 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.00%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (10.00%) HP
5 8 (8.89%) Citrix
6 6 (6.67%) EMC
7 5 (5.56%) Dell
8 4 (4.44%) Avaya
8 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.44%) McAfee
8 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.22%) IBM
11 1 (1.11%) BMC
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle
11 1 (1.11%) Apple
11 1 (1.11%) Symantec
11 1 (1.11%) ESRI
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
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