Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 133 152
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19 -48
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 56 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.47% 1.49% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.02% 5.48% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 44
Bristol median annual salary £35,250 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.68% -9.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,750 £22,200
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £35,000 £36,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.33% +7.14%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1115 876 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.22% 27.28% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 827 682 935
Bristol median annual salary £41,000 £43,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.65% +6.17% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (62.50%) Windows
3 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.71%) CCNA
4 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 18 (32.14%) VMware
6 17 (30.36%) MCSA
7 16 (28.57%) ITIL
7 16 (28.57%) Office 365
8 15 (26.79%) Finance
9 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.00%) MCSE
9 14 (25.00%) Cisco
9 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (21.43%) Citrix
12 11 (19.64%) LAN
12 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
12 11 (19.64%) MCITP
12 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
13 10 (17.86%) Degree
13 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.86%) .NET
13 10 (17.86%) DNS
13 10 (17.86%) WAN
14 9 (16.07%) Firewall
14 9 (16.07%) DHCP
14 9 (16.07%) C#

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 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Office 365
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) LAN
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) WAN
3 9 (16.07%) DHCP
3 9 (16.07%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) Network Security
4 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 4 (7.14%) Skype
6 3 (5.36%) Broadband
6 3 (5.36%) Internet
6 3 (5.36%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.36%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) Wireless
7 2 (3.57%) SAN
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.79%) Intranet
8 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) IT Support
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Junior
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Server Support
6 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
1 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (8.93%) Durandal
3 5 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (8.93%) React
3 5 (8.93%) RESTful
3 5 (8.93%) WCF
3 5 (8.93%) WinForms
4 4 (7.14%) CSS
4 4 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) SAML
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.36%) Wiki
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) CCTV
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
5 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.93%) Linux
9 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
9 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.79%) Android
10 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
3 5 (8.93%) TDD
4 4 (7.14%) Line Management
4 4 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (7.14%) Web Development
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.36%) Business Development
5 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (5.36%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (5.36%) IT Strategy
5 3 (5.36%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Test Management
5 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) C#
1 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) CCNA
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.36%) MCSA
3 14 (25.00%) MCSE
4 11 (19.64%) MCITP
5 10 (17.86%) Degree
6 8 (14.29%) CCNP
7 7 (12.50%) MCTS
8 5 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (7.14%) CISSP
10 3 (5.36%) A+ Certification
10 3 (5.36%) CCA
10 3 (5.36%) CISM
10 3 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (5.36%) MCDST
10 3 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (5.36%) Novell Certification
10 3 (5.36%) SANS
10 3 (5.36%) SSCP
11 2 (3.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 3 (5.36%) XenServer
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.36%) WSUS
3 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco
4 12 (21.43%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) Dell
5 4 (7.14%) Veeam
6 3 (5.36%) Apple
6 3 (5.36%) Avaya
6 3 (5.36%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) Google
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) New Relic
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds