The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 229 335 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.75% 19.57% 16.54%
As % of the Vendors category 32.90% 44.97% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 194 292 258
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,363 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
696 745 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.71% 43.52% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 571 598 574
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bristol region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft 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.

1 196 (38.13%) MS Excel
2 178 (34.63%) Windows
3 168 (32.68%) SQL Server
4 159 (30.93%) SQL
5 141 (27.43%) .NET
6 131 (25.49%) Active Directory
7 113 (21.98%) C#
8 98 (19.07%) MS Exchange
9 95 (18.48%) VMware
10 93 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (17.90%) ASP.NET
12 91 (17.70%) SharePoint
13 77 (14.98%) Finance
14 76 (14.79%) MS Office
15 72 (14.01%) ITIL
16 70 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
17 66 (12.84%) Citrix
18 61 (11.87%) JavaScript
19 59 (11.48%) MVC
20 57 (11.09%) .NET Framework
21 56 (10.89%) Degree
21 56 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
22 54 (10.51%) CSS
22 54 (10.51%) CRM
23 53 (10.31%) jQuery
24 52 (10.12%) Dynamics CRM
24 52 (10.12%) Security Cleared
25 51 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
25 51 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
26 49 (9.53%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 98 (19.07%) MS Exchange
2 91 (17.70%) SharePoint
3 56 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (6.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 31 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2000
7 31 (6.03%) Lync
8 27 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (4.28%) Umbraco
9 22 (4.28%) IIS
10 16 (3.11%) Office Communications Server
10 16 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (2.14%) CMS
13 9 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.39%) SAS
15 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 196 (38.13%) MS Excel
2 76 (14.79%) MS Office
3 16 (3.11%) MS Project
4 12 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.19%) FastStats
8 1 (0.19%) Revit
8 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 52 (10.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.11%) Office 365
2 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.97%) SaaS
3 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.37%) Firewall
2 29 (5.64%) VPN
3 25 (4.86%) DNS
3 25 (4.86%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.09%) Network Security
5 17 (3.31%) MPLS
5 17 (3.31%) SAN
6 16 (3.11%) WAN
7 15 (2.92%) LAN
8 14 (2.72%) DHCP
9 12 (2.33%) VLAN
9 12 (2.33%) ISDN
10 10 (1.95%) Internet
10 10 (1.95%) Unified Communications
11 8 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.17%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.17%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (32.68%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.53%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.14%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.14%) MS Access
10 8 (1.56%) OLAP
11 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.78%) OLTP
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (2.14%) NUnit
5 9 (1.75%) Moq
5 9 (1.75%) Selenium
6 7 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (1.36%) MSTest
7 5 (0.97%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.78%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.39%) MorphX
10 2 (0.39%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 77 (14.98%) Finance
2 39 (7.59%) Advertising
3 28 (5.45%) Legal
4 14 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.72%) Law
5 10 (1.95%) Games
6 9 (1.75%) Military
6 9 (1.75%) Banking
7 8 (1.56%) Back Office
7 8 (1.56%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Marketing
10 3 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (27.43%) Developer
2 90 (17.51%) Analyst
3 54 (10.51%) .NET Developer
4 36 (7.00%) Consultant
5 33 (6.42%) Architect
6 29 (5.64%) Support Engineer
7 28 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 21 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (3.50%) Project Manager
9 18 (3.50%) Junior
9 18 (3.50%) Software Developer
10 17 (3.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 17 (3.31%) C# Developer
11 16 (3.11%) Support Analyst
12 15 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.72%) Service Manager
13 14 (2.72%) Service Desk Manager
13 14 (2.72%) Applications Support
13 14 (2.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (27.43%) .NET
2 92 (17.90%) ASP.NET
3 57 (11.09%) .NET Framework
4 54 (10.51%) CSS
5 53 (10.31%) jQuery
6 46 (8.95%) HTML
7 38 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (6.42%) Ajax
9 30 (5.84%) WCF
10 26 (5.06%) HTML5
11 22 (4.28%) Web Services
12 20 (3.89%) Application Packaging
12 20 (3.89%) WPF
13 19 (3.70%) CSS3
14 14 (2.72%) XML
15 10 (1.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (1.56%) JSON
18 7 (1.36%) Spring.NET
18 7 (1.36%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.59%) Blackberry
3 29 (5.64%) Clustering
4 20 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.36%) Statistics
9 6 (1.17%) Physics
9 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.97%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.78%) PKI
11 4 (0.78%) EPoS
11 4 (0.78%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.78%) Replication
11 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.39%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 178 (34.63%) Windows
2 44 (8.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 44 (8.56%) Windows 7
3 35 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.31%) Windows XP
6 13 (2.53%) Windows 8
6 13 (2.53%) Linux
7 10 (1.95%) Windows Vista
8 9 (1.75%) UNIX
9 8 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.78%) AIX
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.39%) Solaris
11 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.01%) ITIL
3 59 (11.48%) MVC
4 54 (10.51%) CRM
5 51 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 49 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (7.78%) Project Management
8 38 (7.39%) Scrum
9 29 (5.64%) Change Control
10 27 (5.25%) Mentoring
11 24 (4.67%) PRINCE2
11 24 (4.67%) Service Management
11 24 (4.67%) Data Analysis
12 23 (4.47%) Software Testing
12 23 (4.47%) Waterfall
13 22 (4.28%) Problem Management
13 22 (4.28%) ETL
14 21 (4.09%) OO
14 21 (4.09%) Business Analysis
14 21 (4.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 159 (30.93%) SQL
2 113 (21.98%) C#
3 61 (11.87%) JavaScript
4 46 (8.95%) PowerShell
5 39 (7.59%) T-SQL
6 24 (4.67%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.09%) Java
7 21 (4.09%) C++
8 20 (3.89%) VB
9 12 (2.33%) C
9 12 (2.33%) VBA
10 7 (1.36%) Ruby
11 5 (0.97%) VBScript
11 5 (0.97%) Python
11 5 (0.97%) Lisp
12 4 (0.78%) VB6
13 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.58%) PHP
13 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 56 (10.89%) Degree
2 52 (10.12%) Security Cleared
3 42 (8.17%) MCP
4 39 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (6.81%) SC Cleared
6 25 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (3.31%) ISEB
7 17 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.14%) MCSD
9 9 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.75%) CCNA
10 7 (1.36%) MCSE
10 7 (1.36%) MCTS
11 5 (0.97%) CCNP
11 5 (0.97%) MCDST
11 5 (0.97%) MCITP
12 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.58%) MCAD
14 2 (0.39%) CEH
14 2 (0.39%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.95%) SLA
2 10 (1.95%) QA
3 8 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 131 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 70 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.23%) VMware ESX
5 27 (5.25%) XenApp
6 24 (4.67%) Terminal Services
7 22 (4.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (1.56%) vSphere
9 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (5.45%) SCCM
2 25 (4.86%) SCOM
3 13 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.95%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.36%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.78%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.78%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.39%) WSUS
8 2 (0.39%) OpenView
8 2 (0.39%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.39%) MOM
8 2 (0.39%) logstash
8 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.39%) Graphite
9 1 (0.19%) SCSM
9 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (18.48%) VMware
2 66 (12.84%) Citrix
3 38 (7.39%) Oracle
4 35 (6.81%) Cisco
5 24 (4.67%) Symantec
6 15 (2.92%) IBM
7 14 (2.72%) HP
7 14 (2.72%) McAfee
8 11 (2.14%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.75%) NetApp
9 9 (1.75%) Sage
10 8 (1.56%) EMC
11 7 (1.36%) Dell
12 6 (1.17%) SIMUL8
12 6 (1.17%) SAP
13 5 (0.97%) Metastorm
14 4 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
15 3 (0.58%) Apple
15 3 (0.58%) CA
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