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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 238 289 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.42% 17.98% 15.82%
As % of the Vendors category 33.15% 39.53% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 192 261 200
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
718 731 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 40.47% 45.49% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 554 644 523
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 206 (39.62%) Windows
2 202 (38.85%) .NET
3 190 (36.54%) C#
4 189 (36.35%) SQL Server
5 184 (35.38%) MS Excel
6 147 (28.27%) ASP.NET
7 117 (22.50%) MVC
8 113 (21.73%) SQL
9 110 (21.15%) Active Directory
10 105 (20.19%) SharePoint
11 83 (15.96%) JavaScript
11 83 (15.96%) MS Exchange
12 82 (15.77%) Degree
13 81 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 81 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 79 (15.19%) MS Office
15 74 (14.23%) CSS
16 73 (14.04%) .NET Framework
17 72 (13.85%) VMware
17 72 (13.85%) HTML
18 66 (12.69%) CRM
19 60 (11.54%) Finance
20 59 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
21 56 (10.77%) MCP
22 53 (10.19%) TDD
23 52 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
24 51 (9.81%) jQuery
25 50 (9.62%) Legal
25 50 (9.62%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 105 (20.19%) SharePoint
2 83 (15.96%) MS Exchange
3 47 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (5.38%) IIS
6 24 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
7 20 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.85%) Lync
8 17 (3.27%) Umbraco
9 15 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.92%) CMS
10 10 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (0.77%) GroupWise
11 4 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.58%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 184 (35.38%) MS Excel
2 79 (15.19%) MS Office
3 13 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.31%) MS Project
5 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.96%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 42 (8.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.54%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.42%) DNS
2 41 (7.88%) Firewall
3 34 (6.54%) TCP/IP
4 32 (6.15%) DHCP
5 20 (3.85%) SAN
6 19 (3.65%) LAN
7 15 (2.88%) VPN
8 13 (2.50%) WAN
9 11 (2.12%) SMTP
10 10 (1.92%) ISDN
10 10 (1.92%) HTTP
11 9 (1.73%) IPsec
12 8 (1.54%) Network Security
12 8 (1.54%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.54%) PPTP
12 8 (1.54%) VoIP
12 8 (1.54%) H.323
13 7 (1.35%) NAS
13 7 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (36.35%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.69%) Big Data
10 12 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.92%) MySQL
12 7 (1.35%) MS Access
13 6 (1.15%) OLAP
14 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.77%) DB2
15 4 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.58%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 26 (5.00%) NUnit
2 26 (5.00%) Moq
3 25 (4.81%) MSTest
3 25 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
4 21 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.12%) MSBuild
6 7 (1.35%) MSI
7 4 (0.77%) Selenium
7 4 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.38%) Subversion
9 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.19%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.19%) JIRA
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.19%) Redmine
General
1 60 (11.54%) Finance
2 50 (9.62%) Legal
3 31 (5.96%) Marketing
4 28 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.23%) Advertising
6 21 (4.04%) Law
7 12 (2.31%) Back Office
8 5 (0.96%) Games
8 5 (0.96%) Military
9 4 (0.77%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Electronics
10 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 194 (37.31%) Developer
2 84 (16.15%) .NET Developer
3 61 (11.73%) Analyst
4 42 (8.08%) Architect
5 37 (7.12%) Senior Developer
6 32 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 31 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (4.62%) Programmer
8 24 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 22 (4.23%) Software Developer
10 19 (3.65%) Microsoft Developer
11 18 (3.46%) Administrator
12 17 (3.27%) Tester
12 17 (3.27%) Consultant
12 17 (3.27%) IT Support
13 15 (2.88%) Support Analyst
14 14 (2.69%) Applications Support
14 14 (2.69%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.69%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (38.85%) .NET
2 147 (28.27%) ASP.NET
3 81 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 74 (14.23%) CSS
5 73 (14.04%) .NET Framework
6 72 (13.85%) HTML
7 51 (9.81%) jQuery
8 43 (8.27%) WCF
9 42 (8.08%) WPF
10 37 (7.12%) Ajax
11 30 (5.77%) Web Services
12 29 (5.58%) XML
12 29 (5.58%) Razor View Engine
13 27 (5.19%) Unity DI Container
13 27 (5.19%) WinForms
14 26 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 25 (4.81%) Castle Windsor
15 25 (4.81%) Ninject
15 25 (4.81%) Spring.NET
16 20 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.81%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (2.69%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.31%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.12%) Clustering
6 10 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.96%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.96%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.77%) GIS
10 4 (0.77%) Replication
10 4 (0.77%) Open Source
10 4 (0.77%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.58%) Human Factors
11 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.58%) DTV
12 1 (0.19%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 206 (39.62%) Windows
2 59 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (6.73%) Windows 7
5 34 (6.54%) Linux
6 28 (5.38%) Windows 8
7 26 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 23 (4.42%) UNIX
9 19 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (3.65%) Windows Vista
10 12 (2.31%) Windows 2000
11 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.35%) AIX
13 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.58%) CentOS
14 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (22.50%) MVC
2 66 (12.69%) CRM
3 53 (10.19%) TDD
4 47 (9.04%) Scrum
5 43 (8.27%) ITIL
6 41 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (7.12%) Project Management
8 31 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (5.77%) Web Application Development
10 28 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (5.19%) MVVM
12 25 (4.81%) Dependency Injection
12 25 (4.81%) Kanban
12 25 (4.81%) OO
12 25 (4.81%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.81%) Web Development
13 21 (4.04%) Waterfall
14 19 (3.65%) Service Management
15 16 (3.08%) ETL
15 16 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (36.54%) C#
2 113 (21.73%) SQL
3 83 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.92%) T-SQL
5 30 (5.77%) C++
6 25 (4.81%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.04%) VB
8 16 (3.08%) C
9 14 (2.69%) Python
10 13 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.50%) VB6
10 13 (2.50%) Java
11 12 (2.31%) Ruby
12 11 (2.12%) Lisp
13 10 (1.92%) VBA
14 5 (0.96%) PHP
15 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.38%) VBScript
16 2 (0.38%) XPath
16 2 (0.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 82 (15.77%) Degree
2 81 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (10.77%) MCP
4 50 (9.62%) Security Cleared
5 39 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 36 (6.92%) MCSD
7 34 (6.54%) MCTS
8 25 (4.81%) MCAD
9 18 (3.46%) MCSE
10 13 (2.50%) ISEB
10 13 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.15%) MCITP
13 5 (0.96%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.77%) CCA
14 4 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.77%) MCSA
14 4 (0.77%) CCSP
14 4 (0.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.46%) SLA
2 14 (2.69%) QA
3 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 59 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.12%) VMware ESX
4 28 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.00%) vSphere
6 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.15%) XenApp
9 5 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 14 (2.69%) SCCM
3 9 (1.73%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.73%) ARCserve
3 9 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.54%) Nagios
4 8 (1.54%) logstash
5 7 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.15%) SCOM
6 6 (1.15%) WSUS
7 3 (0.58%) MOM
7 3 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.19%) SCSM
8 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 72 (13.85%) VMware
2 35 (6.73%) Citrix
3 34 (6.54%) Cisco
4 31 (5.96%) Oracle
5 14 (2.69%) Symantec
6 11 (2.12%) McAfee
7 10 (1.92%) SAP
7 10 (1.92%) EMC
7 10 (1.92%) Juniper
8 8 (1.54%) IBM
8 8 (1.54%) Apple
8 8 (1.54%) Sage
8 8 (1.54%) Altiris
8 8 (1.54%) WatchGuard
8 8 (1.54%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.35%) LANDesk
9 7 (1.35%) 3PAR
9 7 (1.35%) Veeam
9 7 (1.35%) HP
10 6 (1.15%) Red Hat
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