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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 292 373 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.43% 19.77% 17.00%
As % of the Vendors category 33.68% 44.51% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 250 318 240
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £45,000
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
867 838 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 42.86% 44.41% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 701 714 565
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 201 (37.22%) SQL Server
2 194 (35.93%) MS Excel
3 189 (35.00%) Windows
4 182 (33.70%) .NET
5 163 (30.19%) SQL
6 144 (26.67%) C#
7 126 (23.33%) Active Directory
8 117 (21.67%) ASP.NET
9 111 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (19.81%) SharePoint
11 102 (18.89%) MS Exchange
12 92 (17.04%) JavaScript
13 88 (16.30%) MVC
13 88 (16.30%) VMware
14 87 (16.11%) CSS
15 80 (14.81%) .NET Framework
16 77 (14.26%) jQuery
17 69 (12.78%) Finance
17 69 (12.78%) CRM
18 66 (12.22%) HTML
19 64 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 64 (11.85%) Degree
20 63 (11.67%) MS Office
21 62 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
22 61 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
23 60 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
24 59 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
25 58 (10.74%) ITIL
25 58 (10.74%) MCP
25 58 (10.74%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 107 (19.81%) SharePoint
2 102 (18.89%) MS Exchange
3 59 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 33 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 32 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2000
8 31 (5.74%) Umbraco
9 29 (5.37%) IIS
10 28 (5.19%) Lync
11 27 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 24 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (2.96%) CMS
15 15 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
17 7 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
18 5 (0.93%) MS Project Server
19 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
20 1 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 194 (35.93%) MS Excel
2 63 (11.67%) MS Office
3 18 (3.33%) MS Project
4 13 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Revit
8 1 (0.19%) FastStats
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 58 (10.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.04%) Office 365
2 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.85%) Firewall
2 33 (6.11%) DNS
3 30 (5.56%) VPN
4 22 (4.07%) DHCP
5 20 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.52%) SAN
7 17 (3.15%) MPLS
8 15 (2.78%) WAN
8 15 (2.78%) ISDN
9 14 (2.59%) LAN
10 12 (2.22%) Network Security
11 11 (2.04%) VLAN
12 8 (1.48%) Internet
13 7 (1.30%) HTTP
13 7 (1.30%) SMTP
13 7 (1.30%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.30%) NAS
13 7 (1.30%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.11%) IPsec
14 6 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (37.22%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.78%) MS Access
9 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (2.41%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.48%) OLAP
13 6 (1.11%) MySQL
14 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.93%) DB2
14 5 (0.93%) Big Data
15 4 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.74%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (4.63%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.33%) NUnit
2 18 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.15%) Moq
4 15 (2.78%) MSTest
4 15 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (1.67%) Selenium
7 6 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.74%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.37%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.37%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.37%) Subversion
10 2 (0.37%) WatiN
10 2 (0.37%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.37%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 69 (12.78%) Finance
2 43 (7.96%) Advertising
3 30 (5.56%) Legal
4 19 (3.52%) Law
5 12 (2.22%) Games
6 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.85%) Marketing
8 8 (1.48%) Banking
8 8 (1.48%) Back Office
9 6 (1.11%) Military
10 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Retail
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 184 (34.07%) Developer
2 80 (14.81%) Analyst
3 61 (11.30%) .NET Developer
4 41 (7.59%) Senior Developer
5 33 (6.11%) Architect
6 32 (5.93%) Consultant
7 29 (5.37%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (4.07%) Software Developer
9 21 (3.89%) SharePoint Developer
10 20 (3.70%) Tester
11 19 (3.52%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 16 (2.96%) Applications Support
13 16 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (2.96%) C# Developer
13 16 (2.96%) Junior
13 16 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (2.96%) Microsoft Developer
14 15 (2.78%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (33.70%) .NET
2 117 (21.67%) ASP.NET
3 87 (16.11%) CSS
4 80 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 77 (14.26%) jQuery
6 66 (12.22%) HTML
7 61 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (10.00%) Ajax
9 31 (5.74%) WCF
10 30 (5.56%) Web Services
11 28 (5.19%) HTML5
12 26 (4.81%) CSS3
13 23 (4.26%) WPF
13 23 (4.26%) XML
14 17 (3.15%) Application Packaging
15 16 (2.96%) WinForms
16 15 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
16 15 (2.78%) Ninject
16 15 (2.78%) Spring.NET
16 15 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.85%) Blackberry
3 28 (5.19%) Clustering
4 21 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.30%) E-Learning
7 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.11%) Statistics
9 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.74%) User Experience
10 4 (0.74%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.74%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.74%) PKI
10 4 (0.74%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.74%) Replication
11 3 (0.56%) EPoS
11 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 189 (35.00%) Windows
2 47 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (6.48%) Windows 7
5 31 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (4.44%) Linux
7 21 (3.89%) Windows XP
8 20 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.78%) UNIX
10 12 (2.22%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.67%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.48%) AIX
13 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.56%) CentOS
15 2 (0.37%) Solaris
16 1 (0.19%) Android
16 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (16.30%) MVC
3 69 (12.78%) CRM
4 58 (10.74%) ITIL
5 47 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (8.15%) Scrum
8 33 (6.11%) Project Management
9 30 (5.56%) TDD
10 28 (5.19%) Software Testing
11 27 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 26 (4.81%) Change Control
12 26 (4.81%) Problem Management
12 26 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (4.81%) Waterfall
12 26 (4.81%) Data Analysis
13 25 (4.63%) Software Engineering
14 24 (4.44%) Service Management
15 22 (4.07%) ETL
16 21 (3.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 163 (30.19%) SQL
2 144 (26.67%) C#
3 92 (17.04%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.15%) T-SQL
5 33 (6.11%) PowerShell
6 29 (5.37%) VB.NET
7 22 (4.07%) C++
8 20 (3.70%) VB
9 13 (2.41%) VBA
10 12 (2.22%) Java
11 9 (1.67%) C
12 7 (1.30%) VB6
13 6 (1.11%) Ruby
13 6 (1.11%) Python
13 6 (1.11%) Lisp
14 5 (0.93%) PHP
15 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.56%) X++
16 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (11.85%) Degree
2 60 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (10.74%) MCP
4 55 (10.19%) Security Cleared
5 35 (6.48%) SC Cleared
6 25 (4.63%) MCSD
6 25 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (3.89%) MCTS
8 16 (2.96%) ISEB
9 11 (2.04%) CCNA
9 11 (2.04%) MCAD
9 11 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.30%) MCSE
11 7 (1.30%) MCDST
12 6 (1.11%) MCITP
12 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.37%) CCENT
14 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.41%) SLA
2 12 (2.22%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 126 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 64 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 36 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 23 (4.26%) XenApp
7 22 (4.07%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.41%) vSphere
9 4 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.56%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (4.63%) SCCM
2 18 (3.33%) SCOM
2 18 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.85%) ARCserve
3 10 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.56%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.56%) WSUS
5 3 (0.56%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.56%) MOM
5 3 (0.56%) Nagios
5 3 (0.56%) logstash
6 2 (0.37%) OpenView
6 2 (0.37%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) SCSM
7 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (16.30%) VMware
2 49 (9.07%) Citrix
3 42 (7.78%) Oracle
4 30 (5.56%) Cisco
5 20 (3.70%) Symantec
6 15 (2.78%) McAfee
6 15 (2.78%) Sage
7 14 (2.59%) HP
8 13 (2.41%) EMC
8 13 (2.41%) IBM
9 10 (1.85%) Dell
10 7 (1.30%) SAP
10 7 (1.30%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.30%) Metastorm
11 6 (1.11%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.11%) Veeam
12 5 (0.93%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.93%) Juniper
12 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.74%) Informatica
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £32k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Health Care, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Home based working
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Plus generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago