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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 24 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 185 247 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.79% 13.90% 17.67%
As % of the Vendors category 26.89% 34.59% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 164 204 253
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
688 714 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 36.40% 40.18% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 593 560 616
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 173 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 156 (41.16%) SQL Server
3 119 (31.40%) SQL
4 114 (30.08%) Windows
5 106 (27.97%) .NET
6 88 (23.22%) C#
7 81 (21.37%) Active Directory
8 80 (21.11%) MS Office
9 74 (19.53%) ASP.NET
10 72 (19.00%) ITIL
11 71 (18.73%) MVC
12 67 (17.68%) JavaScript
13 63 (16.62%) MS Exchange
13 63 (16.62%) VMware
14 62 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
15 61 (16.09%) HTML
16 58 (15.30%) CSS
17 56 (14.78%) Finance
18 50 (13.19%) Degree
19 46 (12.14%) Oracle
20 45 (11.87%) Citrix
21 43 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
22 41 (10.82%) SharePoint
23 40 (10.55%) jQuery
24 39 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
25 38 (10.03%) Lync
26 34 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
27 33 (8.71%) SDLC
27 33 (8.71%) XML
27 33 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (16.62%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.82%) SharePoint
3 38 (10.03%) Lync
4 26 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.01%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (3.69%) WorkSite
7 12 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (3.17%) IIS
8 10 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2000
8 10 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.37%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.85%) Apache
11 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.32%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.32%) CMS
12 5 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.06%) JBoss
14 3 (0.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 173 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 80 (21.11%) MS Office
3 17 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.11%) InfoPath
4 8 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.58%) MS Project
6 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.53%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.26%) FastStats
7 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.53%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.26%) Unica
5 1 (0.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.33%) Office 365
2 14 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.32%) SaaS
5 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.71%) DNS
2 28 (7.39%) Firewall
3 25 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 25 (6.60%) WAN
4 23 (6.07%) DHCP
4 23 (6.07%) LAN
5 14 (3.69%) VPN
5 14 (3.69%) Wireless
6 13 (3.43%) VoIP
7 12 (3.17%) Unified Communications
8 11 (2.90%) SAN
9 9 (2.37%) MPLS
10 7 (1.85%) VLAN
11 6 (1.58%) Skype
12 5 (1.32%) Internet
13 4 (1.06%) FTP
13 4 (1.06%) Telnet
14 3 (0.79%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.79%) ADSL
14 3 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (41.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.96%) MS Access
5 15 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.64%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.58%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.32%) Redis
13 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.06%) OLAP
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.32%) Ant
3 5 (1.32%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.79%) Selenium
6 2 (0.53%) NUnit
6 2 (0.53%) Subversion
6 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.53%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.53%) MbUnit
7 1 (0.26%) PROIV
7 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.26%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (14.78%) Finance
2 22 (5.80%) Law
3 21 (5.54%) Legal
3 21 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.22%) Marketing
5 15 (3.96%) Military
6 12 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.17%) Advertising
7 11 (2.90%) Banking
7 11 (2.90%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.64%) Retail
9 4 (1.06%) Electronics
10 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 106 (27.97%) Developer
2 81 (21.37%) Analyst
3 50 (13.19%) .NET Developer
4 30 (7.92%) Senior Developer
5 26 (6.86%) Support Engineer
6 25 (6.60%) Support Analyst
6 25 (6.60%) Consultant
7 21 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (5.28%) Architect
9 17 (4.49%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.49%) C# Developer
9 17 (4.49%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.43%) IT Support
12 13 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (3.43%) Help Desk Support
12 13 (3.43%) Network Engineer
13 12 (3.17%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.97%) .NET
2 74 (19.53%) ASP.NET
3 61 (16.09%) HTML
4 58 (15.30%) CSS
5 40 (10.55%) jQuery
6 39 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (8.71%) XML
8 24 (6.33%) WCF
9 23 (6.07%) .NET Framework
10 19 (5.01%) HTML5
11 18 (4.75%) Ajax
12 17 (4.49%) JSON
13 16 (4.22%) Web Services
14 13 (3.43%) Application Packaging
15 11 (2.90%) SOAP
15 11 (2.90%) CSS3
16 10 (2.64%) REST
16 10 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (2.37%) Middleware
18 8 (2.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.64%) Clustering
5 8 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.11%) Data Conversion
5 8 (2.11%) iPad
6 5 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.06%) DTV
8 3 (0.79%) AS400
8 3 (0.79%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.79%) GIS
8 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.53%) iPhone
9 2 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.08%) Windows
2 43 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (7.39%) Windows XP
5 27 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (6.07%) Windows 8
7 16 (4.22%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.96%) UNIX
9 8 (2.11%) Linux
10 7 (1.85%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.85%) Android
11 5 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.06%) Solaris
12 4 (1.06%) AIX
13 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.26%) HPUX
15 1 (0.26%) Debian
15 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.00%) ITIL
2 71 (18.73%) MVC
3 62 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (8.71%) SDLC
5 29 (7.65%) Project Management
6 27 (7.12%) Software Engineering
7 26 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (5.54%) CRM
8 21 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.01%) PRINCE2
10 18 (4.75%) OO
10 18 (4.75%) Service Management
11 17 (4.49%) Service Delivery
12 16 (4.22%) Scrum
13 15 (3.96%) TOGAF
13 15 (3.96%) ERP
14 14 (3.69%) Data Modelling
14 14 (3.69%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.43%) Logistics
15 13 (3.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (31.40%) SQL
2 88 (23.22%) C#
3 67 (17.68%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.07%) Java
5 16 (4.22%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.90%) C++
6 11 (2.90%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.64%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.37%) VBA
9 6 (1.58%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.58%) VB
9 6 (1.58%) C
10 5 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.06%) Python
12 3 (0.79%) VBScript
12 3 (0.79%) Perl
12 3 (0.79%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.79%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.79%) Ruby
13 2 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 50 (13.19%) Degree
2 33 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (7.92%) Security Cleared
4 24 (6.33%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.43%) MCP
6 9 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.85%) MCTS
9 5 (1.32%) MCSD
9 5 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.79%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.79%) MCSE
11 2 (0.53%) MCSA
11 2 (0.53%) HNC
11 2 (0.53%) HND
11 2 (0.53%) CCNP
11 2 (0.53%) CCNA
11 2 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.80%) SLA
2 6 (1.58%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) TickIT
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (21.37%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.17%) Terminal Services
5 9 (2.37%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.58%) XenApp
7 4 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.79%) vSphere
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.26%) UAG
10 1 (0.26%) vCloud
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.26%) KVM
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (6.33%) SCCM
2 21 (5.54%) SCOM
3 8 (2.11%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.32%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.79%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.79%) Puppet
8 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.26%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.26%) WSUS
9 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (16.62%) VMware
2 46 (12.14%) Oracle
3 45 (11.87%) Citrix
4 28 (7.39%) Cisco
5 21 (5.54%) SAP
6 18 (4.75%) Dell
6 18 (4.75%) Avaya
7 17 (4.49%) HP
8 9 (2.37%) Apple
9 8 (2.11%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.11%) Symantec
10 7 (1.85%) JDA
10 7 (1.85%) IBM
10 7 (1.85%) Hummingbird
10 7 (1.85%) OpenText
10 7 (1.85%) Meridio
11 6 (1.58%) Remedy
11 6 (1.58%) McAfee
12 5 (1.32%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.06%) Rackspace
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