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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 235 398 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.86% 20.43% 16.28%
As % of the Vendors category 30.56% 44.52% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 195 336 248
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £45,450
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
769 894 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 38.82% 45.89% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 610 737 580
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (38.29%) MS Excel
2 192 (36.57%) SQL Server
3 182 (34.67%) Windows
4 172 (32.76%) SQL
5 165 (31.43%) .NET
6 129 (24.57%) C#
7 125 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 107 (20.38%) ASP.NET
9 100 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 99 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
11 98 (18.67%) MS Exchange
12 85 (16.19%) VMware
13 79 (15.05%) JavaScript
14 77 (14.67%) Finance
15 73 (13.90%) MVC
16 72 (13.71%) .NET Framework
16 72 (13.71%) CSS
17 67 (12.76%) jQuery
18 64 (12.19%) MS Office
19 61 (11.62%) ITIL
19 61 (11.62%) Degree
19 61 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 60 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
20 60 (11.43%) CRM
21 57 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2010
22 55 (10.48%) Citrix
23 54 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 54 (10.29%) HTML
24 53 (10.10%) Dynamics CRM
25 52 (9.90%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 100 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 98 (18.67%) MS Exchange
3 57 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 33 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (5.52%) Umbraco
7 28 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2000
8 27 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (4.38%) IIS
10 22 (4.19%) Lync
11 21 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (2.86%) CMS
14 13 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (2.29%) Office Communications Server
16 6 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.95%) MS Project Server
18 2 (0.38%) SAS
19 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 201 (38.29%) MS Excel
2 64 (12.19%) MS Office
3 14 (2.67%) MS Project
3 14 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Revit
6 1 (0.19%) FastStats
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 53 (10.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.48%) Office 365
2 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.48%) Firewall
2 27 (5.14%) VPN
3 24 (4.57%) DNS
4 20 (3.81%) SAN
5 19 (3.62%) DHCP
6 17 (3.24%) MPLS
7 16 (3.05%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.86%) WAN
9 14 (2.67%) LAN
10 12 (2.29%) ISDN
11 11 (2.10%) VLAN
12 9 (1.71%) Network Security
13 8 (1.52%) NAS
13 8 (1.52%) Internet
14 7 (1.33%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.14%) Unified Communications
16 5 (0.95%) IP Telephony
16 5 (0.95%) Wireless
16 5 (0.95%) Extranet
17 4 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (3.43%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.86%) MS Access
10 13 (2.48%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (1.90%) OLAP
13 9 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.95%) DB2
14 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.76%) OLTP
16 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (2.86%) NUnit
4 14 (2.67%) Moq
5 12 (2.29%) MSTest
5 12 (2.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (1.71%) Selenium
7 6 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.95%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.76%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.38%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.38%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.38%) Subversion
11 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.38%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.38%) WatiN
12 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (14.67%) Finance
2 45 (8.57%) Advertising
3 26 (4.95%) Legal
4 14 (2.67%) Law
5 13 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.29%) Games
7 9 (1.71%) Marketing
8 8 (1.52%) Military
8 8 (1.52%) Banking
8 8 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.95%) Back Office
10 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Retail
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 168 (32.00%) Developer
2 91 (17.33%) Analyst
3 61 (11.62%) .NET Developer
4 33 (6.29%) Senior Developer
5 32 (6.10%) Architect
6 30 (5.71%) Consultant
7 28 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 20 (3.81%) Tester
10 19 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 19 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (3.43%) Junior
11 18 (3.43%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.24%) C# Developer
12 17 (3.24%) SharePoint Developer
13 16 (3.05%) Applications Support
13 16 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (2.86%) Senior Tester
14 15 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (2.67%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (31.43%) .NET
2 107 (20.38%) ASP.NET
3 72 (13.71%) CSS
3 72 (13.71%) .NET Framework
4 67 (12.76%) jQuery
5 54 (10.29%) HTML
6 51 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (8.19%) Ajax
8 29 (5.52%) WCF
9 27 (5.14%) Web Services
10 26 (4.95%) HTML5
11 24 (4.57%) CSS3
12 22 (4.19%) WPF
13 20 (3.81%) XML
14 19 (3.62%) Application Packaging
15 13 (2.48%) WinForms
16 12 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 12 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (2.29%) Castle Windsor
16 12 (2.29%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.05%) Blackberry
3 30 (5.71%) Clustering
4 16 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.33%) E-Learning
9 6 (1.14%) Statistics
9 6 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.95%) Physics
10 5 (0.95%) Replication
11 4 (0.76%) EPoS
11 4 (0.76%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.76%) PKI
11 4 (0.76%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.76%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 182 (34.67%) Windows
2 45 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 35 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (4.00%) Linux
7 17 (3.24%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 15 (2.86%) UNIX
10 8 (1.52%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.52%) AIX
11 5 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.57%) CentOS
13 2 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (13.90%) MVC
3 61 (11.62%) ITIL
4 60 (11.43%) CRM
5 52 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 41 (7.81%) Scrum
8 32 (6.10%) Project Management
9 29 (5.52%) Software Testing
10 28 (5.33%) Problem Management
11 27 (5.14%) Change Control
11 27 (5.14%) Data Analysis
12 26 (4.95%) Service Management
13 25 (4.76%) ETL
13 25 (4.76%) Software Engineering
14 24 (4.57%) TDD
15 23 (4.38%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.38%) Mentoring
16 22 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 172 (32.76%) SQL
2 129 (24.57%) C#
3 79 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 49 (9.33%) T-SQL
5 37 (7.05%) PowerShell
6 28 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 25 (4.76%) C++
8 23 (4.38%) VB
9 15 (2.86%) Java
10 14 (2.67%) VBA
11 13 (2.48%) C
12 6 (1.14%) Python
12 6 (1.14%) Lisp
12 6 (1.14%) VB6
12 6 (1.14%) Ruby
13 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.76%) VBScript
14 4 (0.76%) PHP
15 3 (0.57%) X++
15 3 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (11.62%) Degree
2 52 (9.90%) MCP
3 51 (9.71%) Security Cleared
4 49 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (6.48%) SC Cleared
6 26 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (3.24%) MCTS
7 17 (3.24%) MCSD
7 17 (3.24%) ISEB
8 10 (1.90%) CCNA
8 10 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.71%) MCSE
10 8 (1.52%) MCAD
10 8 (1.52%) MCITP
11 7 (1.33%) MCDST
12 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.38%) CCENT
13 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.19%) SLA
2 12 (2.29%) QA
3 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 125 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.33%) VMware ESX
5 24 (4.57%) XenApp
6 21 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 21 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.33%) vSphere
8 5 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (5.14%) SCCM
2 21 (4.00%) SCOM
3 17 (3.24%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.10%) ARCserve
5 8 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.76%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.76%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.57%) WSUS
7 3 (0.57%) MOM
8 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.38%) OpenView
8 2 (0.38%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.19%) SCSM
9 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 85 (16.19%) VMware
2 55 (10.48%) Citrix
3 44 (8.38%) Oracle
4 32 (6.10%) Cisco
5 20 (3.81%) Symantec
6 17 (3.24%) IBM
7 16 (3.05%) HP
8 15 (2.86%) EMC
9 13 (2.48%) McAfee
9 13 (2.48%) Sage
10 10 (1.90%) Dell
11 8 (1.52%) SAP
11 8 (1.52%) NetApp
12 7 (1.33%) Metastorm
13 6 (1.14%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.14%) Juniper
13 6 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.14%) Sitecore
13 6 (1.14%) Veeam
14 5 (0.95%) SIMUL8
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £47k + pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training, holiday, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burges Salmon LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls Royce
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 25 days ago