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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 308 321 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.23% 17.73% 17.56%
As % of the Vendors category 36.89% 43.79% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 258 272 295
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
835 733 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.30% 40.47% 41.88%
Number of salaries quoted 677 589 676
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 284 (42.97%) MS Excel
2 265 (40.09%) .NET
3 255 (38.58%) C#
3 255 (38.58%) Windows
4 254 (38.43%) SQL Server
5 229 (34.64%) SQL
6 204 (30.86%) ASP.NET
7 155 (23.45%) MVC
8 128 (19.36%) Active Directory
9 126 (19.06%) Degree
10 118 (17.85%) SharePoint
11 104 (15.73%) Finance
12 98 (14.83%) JavaScript
12 98 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 96 (14.52%) T-SQL
13 96 (14.52%) MS Exchange
14 94 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 90 (13.62%) Legal
16 89 (13.46%) MS Office
17 83 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
18 81 (12.25%) .NET Framework
19 78 (11.80%) HTML
20 73 (11.04%) Computer Science
21 72 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 71 (10.74%) CRM
23 67 (10.14%) VB.NET
24 66 (9.98%) Scrum
25 65 (9.83%) VMware
26 60 (9.08%) CSS
26 60 (9.08%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 118 (17.85%) SharePoint
2 96 (14.52%) MS Exchange
3 41 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (5.14%) IIS
5 33 (4.99%) CMS
6 32 (4.84%) Umbraco
7 19 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (2.42%) Lync
11 15 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (2.12%) WorkSite
13 9 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 284 (42.97%) MS Excel
2 89 (13.46%) MS Office
3 18 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.51%) FastStats
5 9 (1.36%) MS Project
6 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.15%) GIMP
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (6.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 40 (6.05%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.97%) Visualfiles
3 9 (1.36%) Magento
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.30%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.11%) DNS
2 45 (6.81%) Firewall
3 37 (5.60%) LAN
4 34 (5.14%) WAN
5 33 (4.99%) TCP/IP
6 24 (3.63%) Wireless
7 23 (3.48%) DHCP
8 20 (3.03%) Network Security
9 17 (2.57%) SAN
10 14 (2.12%) VPN
11 13 (1.97%) ISDN
12 12 (1.82%) Unified Communications
13 11 (1.66%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.51%) MPLS
15 9 (1.36%) VPLS
16 8 (1.21%) VoIP
16 8 (1.21%) DWDM
16 8 (1.21%) Frame Relay
16 8 (1.21%) iSCSI
16 8 (1.21%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (38.43%) SQL Server
2 83 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (6.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 43 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (5.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (5.14%) Relational Database
9 29 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (4.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 21 (3.18%) MS Access
12 19 (2.87%) OLAP
13 18 (2.72%) OLTP
14 16 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (2.27%) Big Data
16 14 (2.12%) MySQL
17 10 (1.51%) QlikView
18 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 42 (6.35%) NUnit
3 41 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (4.08%) Moq
5 26 (3.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (3.93%) MSTest
6 13 (1.97%) InstallShield
7 11 (1.66%) Selenium
7 11 (1.66%) MSI
8 8 (1.21%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.76%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.61%) LLVM
11 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.45%) Subversion
12 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.15%) Redmine
13 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.15%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 104 (15.73%) Finance
2 90 (13.62%) Legal
3 51 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 49 (7.41%) Marketing
5 36 (5.45%) Law
6 28 (4.24%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.93%) Retail
8 24 (3.63%) Automotive
9 22 (3.33%) Advertising
10 17 (2.57%) Publishing
11 13 (1.97%) Banking
11 13 (1.97%) Multimedia
12 12 (1.82%) Games
13 11 (1.66%) Military
14 9 (1.36%) Billing
15 8 (1.21%) Back Office
15 8 (1.21%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 241 (36.46%) Developer
2 132 (19.97%) .NET Developer
3 81 (12.25%) Analyst
4 61 (9.23%) Architect
5 46 (6.96%) Programmer
6 37 (5.60%) Support Engineer
7 36 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 29 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 28 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 27 (4.08%) Consultant
11 26 (3.93%) C# Developer
12 24 (3.63%) Graduate
12 24 (3.63%) Software Developer
13 23 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (3.18%) IT Support
15 21 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 21 (3.18%) Applications Support
16 20 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
17 18 (2.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (40.09%) .NET
2 204 (30.86%) ASP.NET
3 98 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 81 (12.25%) .NET Framework
5 78 (11.80%) HTML
6 60 (9.08%) CSS
6 60 (9.08%) WCF
7 53 (8.02%) jQuery
8 40 (6.05%) WPF
9 36 (5.45%) Web Services
10 34 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 33 (4.99%) XML
11 33 (4.99%) COM
12 32 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 30 (4.54%) LINQ
13 30 (4.54%) Ajax
14 29 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 28 (4.24%) Unity DI Container
16 27 (4.08%) Razor View Engine
17 26 (3.93%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.04%) Computer Science
2 39 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.24%) Inversion of Control
3 28 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 22 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 18 (2.72%) Clustering
7 17 (2.57%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.82%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.51%) Human Factors
10 8 (1.21%) Replication
11 7 (1.06%) GIS
12 6 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.61%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.61%) FMCG
14 4 (0.61%) Data Extraction
14 4 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 255 (38.58%) Windows
2 54 (8.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (7.26%) Windows 7
4 26 (3.93%) Linux
5 22 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.42%) Windows XP
7 16 (2.42%) Android
8 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.82%) UNIX
10 7 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (23.45%) MVC
2 71 (10.74%) CRM
3 66 (9.98%) Scrum
4 56 (8.47%) ITIL
5 54 (8.17%) Web Development
6 52 (7.87%) Project Management
7 50 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (6.96%) TDD
9 37 (5.60%) OO
9 37 (5.60%) Software Engineering
10 35 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (4.84%) Kimball Methodology
12 31 (4.69%) Web Application Development
13 28 (4.24%) MVVM
14 27 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (3.93%) Kanban
15 26 (3.93%) Dependency Injection
16 24 (3.63%) Campaign Management
17 22 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (38.58%) C#
2 229 (34.64%) SQL
3 98 (14.83%) JavaScript
4 96 (14.52%) T-SQL
5 67 (10.14%) VB.NET
6 41 (6.20%) VB
7 34 (5.14%) C++
8 19 (2.87%) Java
9 18 (2.72%) VBA
9 18 (2.72%) VB6
10 15 (2.27%) Python
11 14 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.97%) C
13 12 (1.82%) PHP
14 8 (1.21%) Ruby
15 7 (1.06%) Lisp
16 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.45%) Uniface
18 2 (0.30%) VBScript
18 2 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 126 (19.06%) Degree
2 94 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (7.11%) MCP
4 40 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 40 (6.05%) MCTS
5 35 (5.30%) SC Cleared
6 28 (4.24%) MCSE
7 26 (3.93%) MCAD
7 26 (3.93%) MCSD
8 14 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (1.97%) MCT
10 11 (1.66%) MCITP
10 11 (1.66%) ISEB
11 7 (1.06%) PMP
11 7 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.76%) CCA
12 5 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.60%) SLA
2 12 (1.82%) QA
3 9 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) GAMP
5 1 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 128 (19.36%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (6.51%) Hyper-V
3 33 (4.99%) VMware ESX
4 17 (2.57%) Terminal Services
5 13 (1.97%) vSphere
6 6 (0.91%) XenApp
7 4 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (4.39%) SCCM
2 19 (2.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (2.12%) SCOM
4 10 (1.51%) MOM
5 5 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.61%) Nagios
7 3 (0.45%) DameWare
8 2 (0.30%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.30%) Foglight
8 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.15%) SCSM
9 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 65 (9.83%) VMware
2 51 (7.72%) Citrix
3 38 (5.75%) Cisco
4 35 (5.30%) Oracle
5 21 (3.18%) Sitecore
6 18 (2.72%) Dell
7 12 (1.82%) Altiris
7 12 (1.82%) LANDesk
8 10 (1.51%) Unica
8 10 (1.51%) Neolane
9 9 (1.36%) Juniper
9 9 (1.36%) Intel
10 8 (1.21%) SAP
11 7 (1.06%) Meru Networks
11 7 (1.06%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.06%) Apple
12 6 (0.91%) HP
13 5 (0.76%) Adobe
13 5 (0.76%) JBoss
13 5 (0.76%) Cognos
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Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
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