The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bristol region.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 238 272 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.13% 16.83% 16.07%
As % of the Vendors category 31.40% 37.78% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 199 240 215
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £51,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
758 720 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.83% 44.55% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 582 627 520
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South West

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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 221 (41.31%) Windows
2 211 (39.44%) .NET
3 203 (37.94%) C#
4 197 (36.82%) SQL Server
5 186 (34.77%) MS Excel
6 160 (29.91%) ASP.NET
7 126 (23.55%) MVC
8 123 (22.99%) SQL
9 116 (21.68%) Active Directory
10 101 (18.88%) SharePoint
11 89 (16.64%) Degree
12 87 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 85 (15.89%) MS Exchange
14 84 (15.70%) JavaScript
15 83 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 79 (14.77%) MS Office
17 76 (14.21%) HTML
17 76 (14.21%) VMware
18 69 (12.90%) .NET Framework
18 69 (12.90%) CSS
19 64 (11.96%) Finance
20 62 (11.59%) CRM
20 62 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
21 61 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
22 57 (10.65%) Legal
23 56 (10.47%) Security Cleared
24 55 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
24 55 (10.28%) DNS
25 54 (10.09%) MCP
26 51 (9.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 101 (18.88%) SharePoint
2 85 (15.89%) MS Exchange
3 46 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (5.61%) IIS
6 21 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (3.74%) Lync
7 20 (3.74%) Umbraco
8 19 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2000
10 16 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (2.62%) CMS
13 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.75%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.75%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
16 3 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 186 (34.77%) MS Excel
2 79 (14.77%) MS Office
3 13 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.06%) MS Project
5 5 (0.93%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (6.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.06%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.28%) DNS
2 44 (8.22%) Firewall
3 40 (7.48%) TCP/IP
4 36 (6.73%) DHCP
5 24 (4.49%) LAN
6 23 (4.30%) SAN
7 18 (3.36%) WAN
8 16 (2.99%) VPN
9 12 (2.24%) Network Security
10 11 (2.06%) SMTP
11 10 (1.87%) ISDN
11 10 (1.87%) IPsec
11 10 (1.87%) Wireless
12 9 (1.68%) iSCSI
12 9 (1.68%) HTTP
13 8 (1.50%) H.323
13 8 (1.50%) PPTP
13 8 (1.50%) VoIP
14 7 (1.31%) Intranet
14 7 (1.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (9.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (2.62%) Big Data
10 12 (2.24%) MySQL
11 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (1.87%) OLAP
12 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.31%) OLTP
14 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.93%) MS Access
15 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.86%) NUnit
2 26 (4.86%) Moq
3 25 (4.67%) MSTest
3 25 (4.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 23 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.06%) MSBuild
6 10 (1.87%) MSI
7 6 (1.12%) Selenium
8 2 (0.37%) Subversion
8 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.19%) Redmine
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.19%) JIRA
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.19%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
General
1 64 (11.96%) Finance
2 57 (10.65%) Legal
3 31 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.61%) Marketing
5 27 (5.05%) Law
6 21 (3.93%) Advertising
7 12 (2.24%) Back Office
8 7 (1.31%) Military
9 5 (0.93%) Publishing
10 4 (0.75%) Games
10 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.56%) Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 207 (38.69%) Developer
2 91 (17.01%) .NET Developer
3 62 (11.59%) Analyst
4 50 (9.35%) Architect
5 38 (7.10%) Senior Developer
6 35 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (5.79%) Support Engineer
8 30 (5.61%) Programmer
9 23 (4.30%) Software Engineer
10 20 (3.74%) Software Developer
10 20 (3.74%) Consultant
11 18 (3.36%) Support Analyst
11 18 (3.36%) Administrator
12 17 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (2.99%) Tester
13 16 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
13 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
13 16 (2.99%) IT Support
14 15 (2.80%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.62%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (39.44%) .NET
2 160 (29.91%) ASP.NET
3 87 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 76 (14.21%) HTML
5 69 (12.90%) CSS
5 69 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 46 (8.60%) WCF
7 45 (8.41%) jQuery
8 42 (7.85%) WPF
9 31 (5.79%) Ajax
10 30 (5.61%) XML
10 30 (5.61%) Razor View Engine
11 29 (5.42%) Web Services
12 28 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 27 (5.05%) Unity DI Container
13 27 (5.05%) WinForms
14 25 (4.67%) Spring.NET
14 25 (4.67%) Castle Windsor
14 25 (4.67%) Ninject
15 22 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (2.80%) Digital Media
4 12 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.87%) Clustering
7 9 (1.68%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.12%) Human Factors
8 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.75%) GIS
10 4 (0.75%) Open Source
10 4 (0.75%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.56%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.56%) Replication
11 3 (0.56%) DTV
12 2 (0.37%) Statistics
13 1 (0.19%) Life Science
13 1 (0.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 221 (41.31%) Windows
2 62 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (6.73%) Linux
4 36 (6.73%) Windows 7
5 29 (5.42%) Windows 8
5 29 (5.42%) Windows XP
6 23 (4.30%) UNIX
7 20 (3.74%) Windows Vista
8 19 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.06%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.31%) AIX
12 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.56%) CentOS
13 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.55%) MVC
2 62 (11.59%) CRM
3 50 (9.35%) TDD
4 49 (9.16%) Scrum
5 44 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (7.85%) ITIL
7 34 (6.36%) Project Management
8 33 (6.17%) Web Development
9 31 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (5.61%) Web Application Development
11 28 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (5.05%) MVVM
13 26 (4.86%) OO
14 25 (4.67%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (4.67%) Kanban
15 24 (4.49%) Software Engineering
16 20 (3.74%) Waterfall
17 18 (3.36%) Service Management
18 17 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (2.99%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 203 (37.94%) C#
2 123 (22.99%) SQL
3 84 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 40 (7.48%) T-SQL
5 31 (5.79%) VB.NET
6 29 (5.42%) C++
7 22 (4.11%) VB
8 16 (2.99%) C
9 14 (2.62%) VB6
9 14 (2.62%) Java
9 14 (2.62%) Python
10 12 (2.24%) Ruby
11 11 (2.06%) VBA
11 11 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.06%) Lisp
12 5 (0.93%) PHP
13 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.56%) VBScript
15 2 (0.37%) XPath
15 2 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (16.64%) Degree
2 83 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (10.47%) Security Cleared
4 54 (10.09%) MCP
5 46 (8.60%) SC Cleared
6 35 (6.54%) MCTS
7 34 (6.36%) MCSD
8 25 (4.67%) MCAD
9 20 (3.74%) MCSE
10 14 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.24%) ISEB
12 7 (1.31%) MCITP
12 7 (1.31%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.93%) CCA
14 5 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.75%) CCSP
15 4 (0.75%) MCSA
15 4 (0.75%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.18%) SLA
2 14 (2.62%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 116 (21.68%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.29%) VMware ESX
4 29 (5.42%) vSphere
5 28 (5.23%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (1.87%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.75%) XenApp
10 3 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
11 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (3.74%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.43%) SCCM
3 11 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (1.68%) ARCserve
4 9 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.50%) Nagios
5 8 (1.50%) logstash
6 7 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.12%) WSUS
8 5 (0.93%) SCOM
9 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.37%) MOM
11 1 (0.19%) Foglight
11 1 (0.19%) SCSM
11 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (14.21%) VMware
2 44 (8.22%) Citrix
3 37 (6.92%) Cisco
4 29 (5.42%) Oracle
5 14 (2.62%) Symantec
6 11 (2.06%) Juniper
6 11 (2.06%) Altiris
7 10 (1.87%) LANDesk
7 10 (1.87%) EMC
8 9 (1.68%) McAfee
8 9 (1.68%) Apple
9 8 (1.50%) IBM
9 8 (1.50%) HP
9 8 (1.50%) WatchGuard
9 8 (1.50%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.31%) 3PAR
10 7 (1.31%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.31%) Veeam
10 7 (1.31%) SAP
11 6 (1.12%) Sage
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum + Gym, Flexi time & Sitecore certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Centric Resource
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago