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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 27 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 175 239 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.35% 13.20% 17.21%
As % of the Vendors category 24.14% 32.25% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 156 200 244
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,650 £51,000
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
725 741 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 38.73% 40.92% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 632 572 629
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 4 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 172 (44.10%) MS Excel
2 156 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 127 (32.56%) SQL
4 116 (29.74%) Windows
5 109 (27.95%) .NET
6 92 (23.59%) Active Directory
7 87 (22.31%) C#
8 79 (20.26%) MS Office
8 79 (20.26%) ITIL
9 67 (17.18%) ASP.NET
9 67 (17.18%) MVC
10 65 (16.67%) VMware
11 64 (16.41%) MS Exchange
12 61 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (15.13%) JavaScript
14 55 (14.10%) Finance
15 48 (12.31%) HTML
15 48 (12.31%) CSS
15 48 (12.31%) Citrix
15 48 (12.31%) Degree
16 43 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (11.03%) Oracle
17 41 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (10.26%) SharePoint
19 37 (9.49%) Lync
20 36 (9.23%) DNS
21 35 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
22 34 (8.72%) jQuery
23 33 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
24 32 (8.21%) SDLC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 64 (16.41%) MS Exchange
2 40 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 37 (9.49%) Lync
4 21 (5.38%) Office Communications Server
5 19 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (4.10%) WorkSite
7 15 (3.85%) IIS
8 11 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.31%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.79%) Apache
11 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.03%) CMS
13 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 172 (44.10%) MS Excel
2 79 (20.26%) MS Office
3 13 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.05%) InfoPath
6 5 (1.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.51%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.51%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.41%) Office 365
2 16 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.54%) SaaS
4 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
6 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.23%) DNS
2 31 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 28 (7.18%) Firewall
4 24 (6.15%) DHCP
5 22 (5.64%) WAN
6 20 (5.13%) LAN
7 14 (3.59%) VoIP
7 14 (3.59%) VPN
8 13 (3.33%) Wireless
9 12 (3.08%) Unified Communications
9 12 (3.08%) SAN
10 8 (2.05%) MPLS
11 7 (1.79%) VLAN
12 4 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.03%) Network Security
12 4 (1.03%) Telnet
12 4 (1.03%) FTP
13 3 (0.77%) ADSL
13 3 (0.77%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.85%) MS Access
5 15 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.28%) OLAP
9 5 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.28%) SSDT
9 5 (1.28%) Redis
9 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.28%) Ant
3 5 (1.28%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.03%) Subversion
4 4 (1.03%) Selenium
5 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.77%) MbUnit
5 3 (0.77%) NUnit
5 3 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.26%) jMock
7 1 (0.26%) Mockito
7 1 (0.26%) PROIV
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
General
1 55 (14.10%) Finance
2 23 (5.90%) Law
3 21 (5.38%) Legal
3 21 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.85%) Banking
5 14 (3.59%) Marketing
6 13 (3.33%) Retail
6 13 (3.33%) Military
6 13 (3.33%) Advertising
7 11 (2.82%) Aerospace
8 9 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
9 3 (0.77%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (26.92%) Developer
2 85 (21.79%) Analyst
3 50 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 28 (7.18%) Support Analyst
5 27 (6.92%) Consultant
6 26 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 22 (5.64%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.13%) Architect
9 19 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (4.62%) IT Support
11 17 (4.36%) Administrator
12 16 (4.10%) C# Developer
13 15 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 14 (3.59%) Business Analyst
14 14 (3.59%) Help Desk Support
14 14 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 12 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (3.08%) Applications Support
17 11 (2.82%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (27.95%) .NET
2 67 (17.18%) ASP.NET
3 48 (12.31%) CSS
3 48 (12.31%) HTML
4 34 (8.72%) jQuery
5 31 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (6.92%) .NET Framework
7 26 (6.67%) XML
8 24 (6.15%) WCF
9 18 (4.62%) Application Packaging
10 16 (4.10%) HTML5
11 14 (3.59%) Ajax
11 14 (3.59%) Web Services
12 12 (3.08%) MDX
13 10 (2.56%) JSON
13 10 (2.56%) CSS3
14 9 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (2.31%) Entity Framework
14 9 (2.31%) REST
14 9 (2.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.64%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.56%) Clustering
5 8 (2.05%) iPad
6 7 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.54%) Data Conversion
7 6 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.77%) AS400
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.77%) Statistics
9 3 (0.77%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.51%) iPhone
10 2 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 116 (29.74%) Windows
2 43 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (6.41%) Windows XP
6 23 (5.90%) Windows 8
7 18 (4.62%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.10%) UNIX
9 9 (2.31%) Linux
10 6 (1.54%) Android
11 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.03%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.77%) AIX
13 3 (0.77%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Debian
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.26%) ITIL
2 67 (17.18%) MVC
3 61 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (8.21%) SDLC
5 28 (7.18%) Project Management
5 28 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (6.15%) OO
7 23 (5.90%) Software Engineering
8 22 (5.64%) Service Management
9 19 (4.87%) PRINCE2
9 19 (4.87%) CRM
9 19 (4.87%) TOGAF
9 19 (4.87%) Mentoring
10 18 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (3.85%) ETL
12 14 (3.59%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.59%) Line Management
12 14 (3.59%) Waterfall
12 14 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 127 (32.56%) SQL
2 87 (22.31%) C#
3 59 (15.13%) JavaScript
4 22 (5.64%) T-SQL
4 22 (5.64%) Java
5 15 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.08%) C++
6 12 (3.08%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.82%) VBA
8 7 (1.79%) VB
8 7 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.28%) C
10 3 (0.77%) VBScript
10 3 (0.77%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.51%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (12.31%) Degree
2 31 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.92%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.87%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.85%) MCP
6 11 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.31%) ISEB
8 8 (2.05%) MCTS
9 6 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.54%) MCSD
10 4 (1.03%) MCSE
10 4 (1.03%) CCNP
11 3 (0.77%) MCSA
11 3 (0.77%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.13%) SLA
2 8 (2.05%) QA
3 5 (1.28%) HL7
4 4 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (23.59%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.87%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 10 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 10 (2.56%) XenApp
5 5 (1.28%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.26%) KVM
8 1 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (7.18%) SCCM
2 24 (6.15%) SCOM
3 7 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.28%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.28%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.77%) Puppet
6 3 (0.77%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.26%) WSUS
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (16.67%) VMware
2 48 (12.31%) Citrix
3 43 (11.03%) Oracle
4 29 (7.44%) Cisco
5 19 (4.87%) SAP
6 18 (4.62%) HP
6 18 (4.62%) Dell
6 18 (4.62%) Avaya
7 11 (2.82%) IBM
8 9 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.05%) Hummingbird
9 8 (2.05%) OpenText
9 8 (2.05%) Meridio
10 7 (1.79%) Symantec
11 6 (1.54%) Apple
12 5 (1.28%) McAfee
12 5 (1.28%) JDA
12 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.03%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.03%) Red Hat
Bristol, Somerset
Miro Technologies
Salary: Competitive salary based on previous experience, + company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Pension +
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Experis IT
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Salary £28K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Pension + Healthcare and m
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Madison Talent Sourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago