The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 96 115
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.15% 1.94% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 5.22% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 14
Median salary £30,000 £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% -15.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,450
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 513 690 536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.09% 37.16% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 410 593 437
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification 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 in Bristol.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (65.85%) MCSE
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
1 27 (65.85%) VMware
2 26 (63.41%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) ITIL
3 23 (56.10%) Hyper-V
4 21 (51.22%) Firewall
5 19 (46.34%) MCP
5 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
6 18 (43.90%) MCSA
6 18 (43.90%) Windows Server
7 16 (39.02%) LAN
7 16 (39.02%) WAN
7 16 (39.02%) Cisco
8 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
10 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (24.39%) Office 365
11 9 (21.95%) MS Office
11 9 (21.95%) Citrix
11 9 (21.95%) Finance
12 8 (19.51%) SLA
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (19.51%) SCCM
13 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (17.07%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (14.63%) Service Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) LAN
2 16 (39.02%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.07%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (12.20%) DHCP
5 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
7 3 (7.32%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) Skype
8 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Support
3 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows Server
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
4 3 (7.32%) ISMS
4 3 (7.32%) ITSM
4 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.32%) Presales
4 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.32%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.32%) SIEM
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Document Management
5 2 (4.88%) Information Security
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) MCSE
2 19 (46.34%) MCP
3 18 (43.90%) MCSA
4 6 (14.63%) MCITP
5 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
6 3 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.32%) LPIC
6 3 (7.32%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Server+ Certification
7 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.88%) VCAP
7 2 (4.88%) VCDX
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.44%) CNA
8 1 (2.44%) Novell Certification
8 1 (2.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Hyper-V
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Snort
4 3 (7.32%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 3 (7.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
1 27 (65.85%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Cisco
3 9 (21.95%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Avaya
6 3 (7.32%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) Autodesk
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago