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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South West / Bristol
Rank 111 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.17% 2.11% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 5.78% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 15
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,300 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £42,500 £50,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
475 657 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.51% 36.40% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 377 570 440
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 22 February 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) MCSE
3 20 (55.56%) Windows
3 20 (55.56%) VMware
4 19 (52.78%) ITIL
5 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
6 16 (44.44%) MCP
7 15 (41.67%) MCSA
8 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 14 (38.89%) Firewall
9 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco
10 11 (30.56%) LAN
10 11 (30.56%) WAN
11 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
12 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (22.22%) HP
13 8 (22.22%) Finance
13 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (19.44%) Service Management
14 7 (19.44%) Citrix
15 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (16.67%) CCNA
15 6 (16.67%) SQL
15 6 (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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) LAN
2 11 (30.56%) WAN
3 7 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (13.89%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 4 (11.11%) VoIP
5 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) Skype
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Support
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) iSeries
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) ISMS
4 3 (8.33%) ITSM
4 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.33%) Presales
4 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 3 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (5.56%) Business Development
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) MCSE
2 16 (44.44%) MCP
3 15 (41.67%) MCSA
4 6 (16.67%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.67%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.33%) LPIC
5 3 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (8.33%) Server+ Certification
6 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCENT
6 2 (5.56%) HNC
6 2 (5.56%) HND
6 2 (5.56%) VCAP
6 2 (5.56%) VCDX
7 1 (2.78%) MCTS
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
2 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) Snort
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 3 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 8 (22.22%) HP
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) 3Com
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) Draytek
7 2 (5.56%) NETGEAR
7 2 (5.56%) SAP
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) ZyXEL
8 1 (2.78%) arcserve
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Intel
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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