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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 86 119
Rank change year-on-year -40 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.70% 2.11% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 7.07% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 22
Bristol median annual salary £36,500 £38,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.19% +25.20%  
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,750 £19,625
90th Percentile £42,750 £50,000 £75,250
South West median annual salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.35% +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 561 467 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.19% 29.80% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 951 777 861
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
10th Percentile £23,249 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 21 (56.76%) VMware
4 19 (51.35%) MCSE
4 19 (51.35%) Cisco
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
5 17 (45.95%) Firewall
6 16 (43.24%) Hyper-V
7 14 (37.84%) Office 365
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
7 14 (37.84%) LAN
7 14 (37.84%) WAN
8 13 (35.14%) ITIL
8 13 (35.14%) MCP
9 12 (32.43%) MCSA
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
11 9 (24.32%) CCNA
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (21.62%) SLA
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) SCCM
12 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (18.92%) Network Security
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (18.92%) vSphere
13 7 (18.92%) .NET
13 7 (18.92%) VPN

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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) LAN
2 14 (37.84%) WAN
3 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) Network Security
4 7 (18.92%) VPN
5 5 (13.51%) SAN
5 5 (13.51%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (5.41%) Intranet
6 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) CSS
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) WinForms
4 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.41%) e-Learning
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) IT Strategy
2 6 (16.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (13.51%) Security Patching
3 5 (13.51%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Test Management
4 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) Web Development
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.41%) ISMS
5 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) MCSE
2 13 (35.14%) MCP
3 12 (32.43%) MCSA
4 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (16.22%) CCNP
5 6 (16.22%) CISSP
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) MCITP
5 6 (16.22%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (13.51%) CISM
6 5 (13.51%) CNA
6 5 (13.51%) MCTS
6 5 (13.51%) Novell Certification
6 5 (13.51%) SANS
6 5 (13.51%) SSCP
6 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.41%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (5.41%) LPIC
7 2 (5.41%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (43.24%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) vSphere
5 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) Snort
7 1 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 2 (5.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Dell
4 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
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