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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 276 268 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.13% 17.05% 15.19%
As % of the Vendors category 36.41% 39.94% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 241 245 183
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
758 671 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.56% 42.68% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 622 586 506
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (40.77%) Windows
2 205 (37.82%) .NET
3 188 (34.69%) SQL Server
4 184 (33.95%) C#
5 182 (33.58%) MS Excel
6 146 (26.94%) ASP.NET
7 127 (23.43%) Active Directory
8 122 (22.51%) SQL
9 118 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (21.40%) SharePoint
11 115 (21.22%) MVC
12 94 (17.34%) MS Exchange
13 89 (16.42%) VMware
14 87 (16.05%) JavaScript
14 87 (16.05%) Degree
15 83 (15.31%) .NET Framework
15 83 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 80 (14.76%) CSS
17 79 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 75 (13.84%) HTML
19 72 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 69 (12.73%) MS Office
20 69 (12.73%) MCP
21 66 (12.18%) Finance
22 65 (11.99%) CRM
23 63 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
24 59 (10.89%) jQuery
24 59 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
25 58 (10.70%) Security Cleared
26 54 (9.96%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 116 (21.40%) SharePoint
2 94 (17.34%) MS Exchange
3 59 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 37 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 34 (6.27%) IIS
7 32 (5.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (4.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (4.24%) Umbraco
9 23 (4.24%) Lync
10 22 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (2.40%) CMS
13 7 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.92%) MS Project Server
15 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.37%) Oracle Spatial
16 2 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 182 (33.58%) MS Excel
2 69 (12.73%) MS Office
3 11 (2.03%) MS Project
4 10 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.92%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 44 (8.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.66%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.49%) DNS
2 45 (8.30%) Firewall
3 31 (5.72%) TCP/IP
4 27 (4.98%) DHCP
5 23 (4.24%) VPN
6 20 (3.69%) SAN
7 17 (3.14%) WAN
7 17 (3.14%) LAN
8 14 (2.58%) ISDN
9 13 (2.40%) SMTP
9 13 (2.40%) Network Security
10 12 (2.21%) IPsec
11 10 (1.85%) HTTP
12 9 (1.66%) VoIP
13 8 (1.48%) Intranet
13 8 (1.48%) MPLS
13 8 (1.48%) PPTP
13 8 (1.48%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.48%) NAS
13 8 (1.48%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (2.95%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.77%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.21%) Big Data
11 11 (2.03%) MS Access
12 10 (1.85%) MySQL
13 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.74%) DB2
16 4 (0.74%) OLAP
17 3 (0.55%) PowerCenter
17 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (4.98%) Visual Studio
2 25 (4.61%) NUnit
2 25 (4.61%) Moq
3 24 (4.43%) MSTest
3 24 (4.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.66%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.11%) Selenium
6 6 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.55%) MSI
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 66 (12.18%) Finance
2 44 (8.12%) Legal
3 30 (5.54%) Advertising
4 27 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.43%) Marketing
6 15 (2.77%) Law
7 12 (2.21%) Back Office
8 6 (1.11%) Military
9 5 (0.92%) Games
10 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.74%) Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 198 (36.53%) Developer
2 77 (14.21%) .NET Developer
3 66 (12.18%) Analyst
4 43 (7.93%) Senior Developer
5 37 (6.83%) Architect
6 32 (5.90%) Support Engineer
7 31 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (4.80%) Software Developer
9 25 (4.61%) Consultant
10 23 (4.24%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.24%) Tester
11 19 (3.51%) Administrator
12 18 (3.32%) Programmer
12 18 (3.32%) Microsoft Developer
13 17 (3.14%) SharePoint Developer
14 15 (2.77%) Applications Support
14 15 (2.77%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (2.58%) Support Analyst
15 14 (2.58%) Software Tester
16 13 (2.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (37.82%) .NET
2 146 (26.94%) ASP.NET
3 83 (15.31%) .NET Framework
3 83 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 80 (14.76%) CSS
5 75 (13.84%) HTML
6 59 (10.89%) jQuery
7 42 (7.75%) Ajax
8 40 (7.38%) WCF
9 35 (6.46%) Web Services
10 33 (6.09%) WPF
11 30 (5.54%) XML
12 26 (4.80%) WinForms
12 26 (4.80%) Unity DI Container
13 25 (4.61%) Razor View Engine
14 24 (4.43%) Castle Windsor
14 24 (4.43%) Ninject
14 24 (4.43%) Spring.NET
15 22 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 22 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.17%) Blackberry
4 24 (4.43%) Clustering
4 24 (4.43%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.66%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.48%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.29%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.29%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.92%) Replication
9 5 (0.92%) User Experience
10 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.74%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.74%) PKI
10 4 (0.74%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.74%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.55%) DTV
11 3 (0.55%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 221 (40.77%) Windows
2 63 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (7.01%) Linux
5 34 (6.27%) Windows 7
6 32 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (5.17%) Windows 8
7 28 (5.17%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.43%) UNIX
9 19 (3.51%) Windows Vista
10 14 (2.58%) Windows 2000
11 8 (1.48%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.29%) AIX
13 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.55%) CentOS
14 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (21.22%) MVC
3 65 (11.99%) CRM
4 54 (9.96%) ITIL
5 53 (9.78%) Scrum
6 47 (8.67%) TDD
7 33 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (5.90%) Project Management
9 30 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (4.98%) Web Application Development
10 27 (4.98%) Mentoring
11 25 (4.61%) Change Control
11 25 (4.61%) MVVM
12 24 (4.43%) Dependency Injection
12 24 (4.43%) Kanban
12 24 (4.43%) Software Engineering
13 21 (3.87%) Service Management
14 20 (3.69%) OO
14 20 (3.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (33.95%) C#
2 122 (22.51%) SQL
3 87 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 34 (6.27%) T-SQL
5 29 (5.35%) C++
6 26 (4.80%) VB
6 26 (4.80%) VB.NET
7 22 (4.06%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.14%) C
9 14 (2.58%) Python
9 14 (2.58%) VB6
10 13 (2.40%) Ruby
11 12 (2.21%) Java
11 12 (2.21%) Lisp
12 9 (1.66%) VBA
13 4 (0.74%) PHP
14 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.55%) VBScript
15 2 (0.37%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 87 (16.05%) Degree
2 79 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (12.73%) MCP
4 58 (10.70%) Security Cleared
5 43 (7.93%) SC Cleared
6 33 (6.09%) MCSD
7 31 (5.72%) MCTS
8 21 (3.87%) MCAD
9 19 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (2.95%) ISEB
11 15 (2.77%) MCSE
12 12 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.48%) CCNA
14 7 (1.29%) MCITP
15 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 4 (0.74%) MCDST
17 4 (0.74%) CCSP
17 4 (0.74%) MCSA
18 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.24%) SLA
2 13 (2.40%) QA
3 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 127 (23.43%) Active Directory
2 72 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.30%) VMware ESX
4 37 (6.83%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.24%) vSphere
5 23 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 18 (3.32%) XenApp
7 16 (2.95%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.55%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (4.43%) Backup Exec
2 17 (3.14%) SCCM
3 13 (2.40%) NetBackup
3 13 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (2.21%) ARCserve
5 8 (1.48%) Nagios
5 8 (1.48%) logstash
5 8 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.29%) SCOM
6 7 (1.29%) WSUS
7 3 (0.55%) MOM
7 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.18%) SCSM
8 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 89 (16.42%) VMware
2 39 (7.20%) Citrix
3 37 (6.83%) Cisco
4 36 (6.64%) Oracle
5 20 (3.69%) Symantec
6 14 (2.58%) McAfee
7 13 (2.40%) EMC
8 10 (1.85%) Juniper
8 10 (1.85%) Sage
9 9 (1.66%) SAP
9 9 (1.66%) HP
10 8 (1.48%) IBM
10 8 (1.48%) WatchGuard
10 8 (1.48%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.29%) 3PAR
11 7 (1.29%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.29%) Veeam
12 6 (1.11%) Dell
12 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.11%) Metastorm
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