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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 94 115 70
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -45
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 19 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.32% 0.93% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.88% 3.33% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 42 16 52
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
625 570 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 33.67% 27.91% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 531 466 470
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 62 (78.48%) Windows
2 60 (75.95%) Microsoft
3 44 (55.70%) MCSE
4 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
5 36 (45.57%) Windows Server
6 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
7 31 (39.24%) ITIL
8 26 (32.91%) MCSA
9 25 (31.65%) MS Exchange
9 25 (31.65%) DNS
10 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
11 20 (25.32%) Cisco
11 20 (25.32%) VMware
11 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (22.78%) CCNA
13 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (22.78%) SAN
14 17 (21.52%) MCP
15 16 (20.25%) Linux
15 16 (20.25%) DHCP
16 15 (18.99%) A+ Certification
16 15 (18.99%) MCITP
17 14 (17.72%) MCTS
18 13 (16.46%) Degree
18 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (16.46%) LAN
18 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
18 13 (16.46%) Intel Security
19 12 (15.19%) SCCM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (31.65%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.92%) Skype for Business
4 9 (11.39%) IIS
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.27%) CMS
10 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) SAN
3 16 (20.25%) DHCP
4 13 (16.46%) LAN
5 10 (12.66%) WAN
6 8 (10.13%) Firewall
6 8 (10.13%) VPN
7 7 (8.86%) Skype
8 6 (7.59%) MPLS
8 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.59%) Unified Communications
9 4 (5.06%) VoIP
9 4 (5.06%) Wireless
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.80%) Internet
10 3 (3.80%) NAS
10 3 (3.80%) SSL
11 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) MS Access
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) Ingres
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.27%) MorphX
2 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
1 3 (3.80%) Legal
2 2 (2.53%) Billing
2 2 (2.53%) Games
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.59%) IT Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) IT Manager
5 6 (7.59%) IT Support
5 6 (7.59%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.53%) Ajax
4 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) jQuery
4 2 (2.53%) JSON
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
4 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) LAMP
5 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.33%) Clustering
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (78.48%) Windows
2 36 (45.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (20.25%) Linux
6 12 (15.19%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.66%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.59%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.33%) Unix
10 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Project Management
3 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.86%) Time Management
5 6 (7.59%) ERP
6 5 (6.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.06%) Application Performance Management
7 4 (5.06%) Data Security
7 4 (5.06%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.06%) Service Management
8 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.80%) Line Management
8 3 (3.80%) Matrix Management
8 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.80%) MVC
8 3 (3.80%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.80%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) C#
2 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.06%) VB
4 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) Perl
5 2 (2.53%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (55.70%) MCSE
2 26 (32.91%) MCSA
3 18 (22.78%) CCNA
3 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (21.52%) MCP
5 15 (18.99%) A+ Certification
5 15 (18.99%) MCITP
6 14 (17.72%) MCTS
7 13 (16.46%) Degree
8 9 (11.39%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
10 7 (8.86%) CCNP
11 6 (7.59%) MCDST
11 6 (7.59%) MCSD
11 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (3.80%) CCENT
14 2 (2.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.59%) vSphere
5 4 (5.06%) XenApp
6 2 (2.53%) NFS
7 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.53%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.27%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (75.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) Cisco
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 13 (16.46%) Intel Security
4 11 (13.92%) HP
5 10 (12.66%) Citrix
5 10 (12.66%) Oracle
6 5 (6.33%) Avaya
6 5 (6.33%) Capita
6 5 (6.33%) Dell
6 5 (6.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.80%) 3Com
7 3 (3.80%) Draytek
7 3 (3.80%) EMC
7 3 (3.80%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.80%) Infoblox
7 3 (3.80%) Intel
7 3 (3.80%) Juniper
7 3 (3.80%) NETGEAR
7 3 (3.80%) ZyXEL
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soVision Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
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