The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bristol region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 238 278 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.06% 17.18% 15.78%
As % of the Vendors category 31.36% 38.24% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 199 245 210
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
759 727 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.66% 44.93% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 580 633 515
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South West

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 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 220 (41.28%) Windows
2 210 (39.40%) .NET
3 201 (37.71%) C#
4 195 (36.59%) SQL Server
5 185 (34.71%) MS Excel
6 159 (29.83%) ASP.NET
7 124 (23.26%) MVC
8 122 (22.89%) SQL
9 117 (21.95%) Active Directory
10 102 (19.14%) SharePoint
11 89 (16.70%) Degree
12 86 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (15.57%) MS Exchange
13 83 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 83 (15.57%) JavaScript
14 78 (14.63%) MS Office
15 76 (14.26%) HTML
16 74 (13.88%) VMware
17 69 (12.95%) .NET Framework
17 69 (12.95%) CSS
18 63 (11.82%) Finance
19 62 (11.63%) CRM
20 61 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
21 60 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
22 55 (10.32%) Security Cleared
22 55 (10.32%) DNS
22 55 (10.32%) Legal
23 54 (10.13%) MCP
24 53 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
25 50 (9.38%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 102 (19.14%) SharePoint
2 83 (15.57%) MS Exchange
3 45 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (5.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (5.63%) IIS
6 21 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (3.75%) Lync
8 19 (3.56%) Umbraco
8 19 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 17 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2000
10 15 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.25%) CMS
12 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.75%) GroupWise
14 4 (0.75%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
15 3 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 185 (34.71%) MS Excel
2 78 (14.63%) MS Office
3 13 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.06%) MS Project
5 5 (0.94%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.06%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.32%) DNS
2 45 (8.44%) Firewall
3 40 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 35 (6.57%) DHCP
5 25 (4.69%) LAN
6 23 (4.32%) SAN
7 18 (3.38%) WAN
8 16 (3.00%) VPN
9 11 (2.06%) ISDN
9 11 (2.06%) SMTP
9 11 (2.06%) Network Security
10 10 (1.88%) iSCSI
10 10 (1.88%) IPsec
10 10 (1.88%) Wireless
11 9 (1.69%) HTTP
12 8 (1.50%) VoIP
12 8 (1.50%) PPTP
12 8 (1.50%) H.323
13 7 (1.31%) Intranet
13 7 (1.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.63%) Big Data
11 13 (2.44%) MySQL
12 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.50%) OLAP
12 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.13%) MS Access
14 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.94%) OLTP
14 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.88%) NUnit
2 26 (4.88%) Moq
3 25 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (4.69%) MSTest
4 21 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.06%) MSBuild
6 10 (1.88%) MSI
7 6 (1.13%) Selenium
8 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.38%) Subversion
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.19%) JIRA
9 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.19%) Redmine
9 1 (0.19%) TestComplete
General
1 63 (11.82%) Finance
2 55 (10.32%) Legal
3 32 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.63%) Marketing
5 27 (5.07%) Law
6 20 (3.75%) Advertising
7 12 (2.25%) Back Office
8 7 (1.31%) Military
9 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.75%) Electronics
9 4 (0.75%) Games
10 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.56%) Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Publishing
10 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Retail
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 203 (38.09%) Developer
2 90 (16.89%) .NET Developer
3 62 (11.63%) Analyst
4 49 (9.19%) Architect
5 38 (7.13%) Senior Developer
6 33 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (5.82%) Support Engineer
8 30 (5.63%) Programmer
9 23 (4.32%) Software Engineer
10 20 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 20 (3.75%) Consultant
11 18 (3.38%) Administrator
12 17 (3.19%) Support Analyst
12 17 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.00%) IT Support
13 16 (3.00%) Microsoft Developer
13 16 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
13 16 (3.00%) Tester
13 16 (3.00%) Applications Support
14 14 (2.63%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (39.40%) .NET
2 159 (29.83%) ASP.NET
3 86 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 76 (14.26%) HTML
5 69 (12.95%) .NET Framework
5 69 (12.95%) CSS
6 46 (8.63%) WCF
7 45 (8.44%) jQuery
8 42 (7.88%) WPF
9 31 (5.82%) Ajax
10 30 (5.63%) Razor View Engine
10 30 (5.63%) Web Services
10 30 (5.63%) XML
11 28 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 27 (5.07%) Unity DI Container
12 27 (5.07%) WinForms
13 25 (4.69%) Spring.NET
13 25 (4.69%) Castle Windsor
13 25 (4.69%) Ninject
14 22 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.44%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (2.81%) Digital Media
4 12 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.88%) Clustering
6 9 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.69%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.94%) Human Factors
8 5 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.75%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.75%) Open Source
9 4 (0.75%) GIS
10 3 (0.56%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.56%) Replication
10 3 (0.56%) DTV
11 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.38%) Statistics
12 1 (0.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 220 (41.28%) Windows
2 61 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (6.75%) Linux
4 36 (6.75%) Windows 7
5 28 (5.25%) Windows XP
5 28 (5.25%) Windows 8
6 23 (4.32%) UNIX
7 20 (3.75%) Windows Vista
8 18 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.06%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.31%) AIX
12 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.56%) CentOS
14 2 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.26%) MVC
2 62 (11.63%) CRM
3 50 (9.38%) TDD
4 49 (9.19%) Scrum
5 44 (8.26%) ITIL
6 41 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (6.38%) Project Management
8 32 (6.00%) Web Development
9 30 (5.63%) Web Application Development
9 30 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (5.07%) MVVM
12 26 (4.88%) OO
13 25 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
13 25 (4.69%) Kanban
14 24 (4.50%) Software Engineering
15 20 (3.75%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.38%) Service Management
17 17 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 201 (37.71%) C#
2 122 (22.89%) SQL
3 83 (15.57%) JavaScript
4 38 (7.13%) T-SQL
5 31 (5.82%) VB.NET
6 29 (5.44%) C++
7 22 (4.13%) VB
8 16 (3.00%) C
9 14 (2.63%) Python
9 14 (2.63%) Java
9 14 (2.63%) VB6
10 12 (2.25%) Ruby
11 11 (2.06%) Lisp
11 11 (2.06%) VBA
11 11 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.94%) PHP
13 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.56%) VBScript
14 2 (0.38%) Scala
14 2 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (16.70%) Degree
2 83 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (10.32%) Security Cleared
4 54 (10.13%) MCP
5 45 (8.44%) SC Cleared
6 35 (6.57%) MCTS
7 34 (6.38%) MCSD
8 25 (4.69%) MCAD
9 20 (3.75%) MCSE
10 14 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.25%) ISEB
12 7 (1.31%) MCITP
12 7 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.31%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.94%) CCA
13 5 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.75%) CCSP
14 4 (0.75%) MCSA
14 4 (0.75%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.00%) SLA
2 14 (2.63%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 117 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 60 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.13%) VMware ESX
4 28 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.25%) vSphere
5 10 (1.88%) Terminal Services
5 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.75%) XenApp
9 3 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.19%) Xen
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (3.75%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.44%) SCCM
3 11 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.69%) ARCserve
4 9 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.50%) logstash
5 8 (1.50%) Nagios
6 7 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.13%) WSUS
8 5 (0.94%) SCOM
9 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.38%) MOM
11 1 (0.19%) Foglight
11 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.19%) SCSM
11 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (13.88%) VMware
2 43 (8.07%) Citrix
3 37 (6.94%) Cisco
4 29 (5.44%) Oracle
5 14 (2.63%) Symantec
6 11 (2.06%) Altiris
6 11 (2.06%) Juniper
7 10 (1.88%) EMC
7 10 (1.88%) LANDesk
8 9 (1.69%) Apple
8 9 (1.69%) McAfee
9 8 (1.50%) SolarWinds
9 8 (1.50%) IBM
9 8 (1.50%) SAP
9 8 (1.50%) WatchGuard
10 7 (1.31%) HP
10 7 (1.31%) Veeam
10 7 (1.31%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.31%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.13%) Sage
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