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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 110 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 1.27% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.71% 4.06% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 33
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
404 591 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 25.85% 31.19% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 296 484 485
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) Windows
3 22 (44.90%) ITIL
4 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 21 (42.86%) VMware
5 20 (40.82%) SQL
6 18 (36.73%) MCSE
7 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (34.69%) MCP
7 17 (34.69%) Firewall
8 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
9 14 (28.57%) MCSA
9 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 13 (26.53%) .NET
11 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
11 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
12 11 (22.45%) DNS
12 11 (22.45%) SLA
12 11 (22.45%) Cisco
13 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
14 9 (18.37%) Citrix
14 9 (18.37%) Web Services
14 9 (18.37%) WAN
15 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
15 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (16.33%) CCNA

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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.16%) CMS
4 4 (8.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (8.16%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) DNS
3 9 (18.37%) WAN
4 8 (16.33%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.24%) VoIP
6 6 (12.24%) VPN
7 5 (10.20%) LAN
8 4 (8.16%) Broadband
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.16%) DHCP
8 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
8 4 (8.16%) NetScreen
8 4 (8.16%) SMTP
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless
9 2 (4.08%) SAN
9 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.08%) VLAN
10 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.04%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Applications Support
3 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Programmer
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Support
5 4 (8.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
3 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 5 (10.20%) CSS
5 4 (8.16%) HTML
5 4 (8.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Change Management
3 5 (10.20%) CRM
3 5 (10.20%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) MVC
4 4 (8.16%) OOP
4 4 (8.16%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Document Management
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) MCSE
2 17 (34.69%) MCP
3 14 (28.57%) MCSA
4 8 (16.33%) CCNA
4 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (14.29%) MCITP
6 4 (8.16%) MCSD
7 3 (6.12%) Degree
7 3 (6.12%) MCTS
7 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.08%) CCENT
8 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) HNC
8 2 (4.08%) HND
8 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.16%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Firmware
7 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.04%) MOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.04%) SCSM
3 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) Citrix
5 7 (14.29%) HP
6 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.16%) Sitecore
8 3 (6.12%) arcserve
8 3 (6.12%) Sophos
9 2 (4.08%) 3Com
9 2 (4.08%) Draytek
9 2 (4.08%) IBM
9 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.08%) NETGEAR
9 2 (4.08%) Remedy
9 2 (4.08%) Sage
9 2 (4.08%) SAP
9 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.08%) Symantec
9 2 (4.08%) ZyXEL
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