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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 201 273 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.32% 13.66% 15.26%
As % of the Vendors category 26.21% 33.46% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 169 230 221
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
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
767 816 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 39.37% 40.84% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 644 649 541
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £18,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 175 (40.42%) MS Excel
2 150 (34.64%) SQL Server
3 146 (33.72%) Windows
4 119 (27.48%) Active Directory
5 117 (27.02%) SQL
6 108 (24.94%) .NET
7 90 (20.79%) C#
8 82 (18.94%) MS Office
9 80 (18.48%) ITIL
10 77 (17.78%) MS Exchange
11 75 (17.32%) Finance
12 73 (16.86%) VMware
13 69 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
14 66 (15.24%) Citrix
15 62 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 60 (13.86%) ASP.NET
17 55 (12.70%) SharePoint
18 54 (12.47%) MVC
19 53 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 45 (10.39%) Degree
21 44 (10.16%) TCP/IP
22 43 (9.93%) DNS
23 42 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 42 (9.70%) Windows 7
23 42 (9.70%) Lync
24 40 (9.24%) T-SQL
25 39 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
26 38 (8.78%) Project Management
26 38 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
27 37 (8.55%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 77 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 55 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 42 (9.70%) Lync
4 24 (5.54%) Office Communications Server
5 23 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2000
7 16 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (3.46%) WorkSite
9 14 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.77%) IIS
11 11 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.92%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.69%) JBoss
15 3 (0.69%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.46%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
16 2 (0.46%) SAS
16 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 175 (40.42%) MS Excel
2 82 (18.94%) MS Office
3 10 (2.31%) MS Project
4 8 (1.85%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 19 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.23%) Agresso
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.85%) Office 365
2 15 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.39%) SaaS
4 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) Yammer
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 43 (9.93%) DNS
3 37 (8.55%) Firewall
4 26 (6.00%) DHCP
5 17 (3.93%) SAN
6 16 (3.70%) Network Security
6 16 (3.70%) WAN
7 14 (3.23%) LAN
8 12 (2.77%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (2.77%) Unified Communications
9 11 (2.54%) VoIP
10 9 (2.08%) VPN
11 8 (1.85%) Wireshark
11 8 (1.85%) Wireless
12 7 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.62%) OSPF
12 7 (1.62%) EIGRP
12 7 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.39%) Internet
14 5 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (34.64%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.31%) OLAP
7 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.62%) MS Access
10 6 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.15%) SSDT
11 5 (1.15%) OLTP
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.39%) NUnit
4 5 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (1.15%) CruiseControl
5 4 (0.92%) Selenium
6 3 (0.69%) MbUnit
6 3 (0.69%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.69%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (0.69%) Subversion
7 2 (0.46%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.46%) PhantomJS
7 2 (0.46%) RSpec
7 2 (0.46%) WatiN
7 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 75 (17.32%) Finance
2 31 (7.16%) Legal
3 22 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.62%) Law
5 16 (3.70%) Banking
6 12 (2.77%) Advertising
7 9 (2.08%) Marketing
8 8 (1.85%) Back Office
8 8 (1.85%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.62%) Retail
10 6 (1.39%) Military
10 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.15%) Automotive
12 4 (0.92%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (23.09%) Developer
2 91 (21.02%) Analyst
3 51 (11.78%) .NET Developer
4 31 (7.16%) Consultant
5 28 (6.47%) IT Support
5 28 (6.47%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.00%) Architect
7 21 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (4.85%) Support Engineer
8 20 (4.62%) Administrator
9 18 (4.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 17 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (3.93%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.46%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (3.23%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.00%) IT Support Analyst
14 11 (2.54%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (24.94%) .NET
2 60 (13.86%) ASP.NET
3 32 (7.39%) WCF
4 31 (7.16%) HTML
5 27 (6.24%) CSS
6 25 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 22 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (4.85%) Application Packaging
9 20 (4.62%) jQuery
10 16 (3.70%) Web Services
10 16 (3.70%) HTML5
11 15 (3.46%) MDX
12 12 (2.77%) Ajax
13 11 (2.54%) XML
14 9 (2.08%) WPF
15 8 (1.85%) Entity Framework
16 7 (1.62%) REST
16 7 (1.62%) LINQ
17 6 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (1.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.46%) Clustering
4 14 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.77%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.62%) iPad
8 7 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.39%) Physics
10 3 (0.69%) Statistics
11 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.46%) Replication
11 2 (0.46%) AS400
11 2 (0.46%) GIS
11 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (33.72%) Windows
2 53 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (9.70%) Windows 7
4 31 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 23 (5.31%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.54%) UNIX
8 11 (2.54%) Windows Vista
9 9 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.39%) Linux
11 4 (0.92%) Android
12 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.69%) AIX
12 3 (0.69%) Solaris
13 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.48%) ITIL
2 69 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (12.47%) MVC
4 39 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (8.78%) Project Management
6 26 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 25 (5.77%) ETL
8 24 (5.54%) Mentoring
8 24 (5.54%) OO
9 22 (5.08%) Waterfall
9 22 (5.08%) CRM
10 20 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (4.39%) TOGAF
12 18 (4.16%) Service Management
12 18 (4.16%) Scrum
13 17 (3.93%) Document Management
14 16 (3.70%) Business Analysis
15 15 (3.46%) Migration
16 14 (3.23%) Time Management
16 14 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (27.02%) SQL
2 90 (20.79%) C#
3 40 (9.24%) T-SQL
4 36 (8.31%) JavaScript
5 30 (6.93%) PowerShell
6 25 (5.77%) Java
7 18 (4.16%) C++
8 16 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 14 (3.23%) VB
10 12 (2.77%) VBA
11 10 (2.31%) C
12 7 (1.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.39%) VBScript
14 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.46%) Ruby
15 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.46%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.23%) R
16 1 (0.23%) Python
16 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (10.39%) Degree
2 34 (7.85%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.24%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (2.77%) MCP
7 10 (2.31%) ISEB
8 8 (1.85%) CCNP
9 7 (1.62%) MCSE
10 6 (1.39%) MCTS
11 4 (0.92%) MCSA
11 4 (0.92%) MCSD
12 3 (0.69%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.46%) MCITP
13 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.47%) SLA
2 12 (2.77%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.54%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 119 (27.48%) Active Directory
2 62 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.46%) VMware ESX
5 14 (3.23%) XenApp
6 9 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.85%) vSphere
8 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (6.93%) SCCM
2 27 (6.24%) SCOM
3 13 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.31%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.39%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.39%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.69%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.46%) logstash
9 2 (0.46%) Graphite
9 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.46%) Puppet
10 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.23%) SCSM
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (16.86%) VMware
2 66 (15.24%) Citrix
3 34 (7.85%) Oracle
4 33 (7.62%) Cisco
5 18 (4.16%) HP
6 14 (3.23%) Symantec
6 14 (3.23%) Dell
7 13 (3.00%) IBM
7 13 (3.00%) SAP
8 10 (2.31%) Avaya
9 9 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.85%) Meridio
10 8 (1.85%) McAfee
10 8 (1.85%) Hummingbird
10 8 (1.85%) OpenText
10 8 (1.85%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.62%) CA
11 7 (1.62%) Apple
12 6 (1.39%) SIMUL8
13 5 (1.15%) NetApp
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Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Profit Share + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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