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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 108 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.13% 3.20% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.91% 10.13% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 51 63
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
562 632 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.85% 31.63% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 479 474 499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 18 (48.65%) MCSE
5 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
6 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) ITIL
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
9 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) .NET
10 8 (21.62%) C#
10 8 (21.62%) MCSA
11 7 (18.92%) DHCP
11 7 (18.92%) Citrix
12 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (16.22%) CCNA
12 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.22%) MCTS
12 6 (16.22%) Clustering
13 5 (13.51%) Firewall
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
13 5 (13.51%) JavaScript

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Lync
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) LAN
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) NUnit
1 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) MorphX
General
1 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Architect
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Senior SharePoint Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Support
4 2 (5.41%) Designer
4 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.11%) CSS3
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.11%) HTML5
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.41%) WAP
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.70%) COM
6 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) MVC
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Email Management
4 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Workflow
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Process
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Logistics
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) MCSE
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) MCSA
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.22%) CCNA
3 6 (16.22%) MCTS
4 5 (13.51%) MCP
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) MCSD
5 4 (10.81%) MCITP
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CCNP
7 2 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.70%) MCPD
8 1 (2.70%) MCDST
8 1 (2.70%) MCAD
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCOrch
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.70%) SCSM
2 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Nortel
5 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, 10% Pension, Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Panoramic Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, 10% Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago