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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 22 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 190 244 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.80% 12.57% 16.90%
As % of the Vendors category 23.99% 30.46% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 161 204 242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
792 801 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 40.87% 41.27% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 659 614 579
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bristol

Microsoft
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £18,500 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 179 (42.52%) MS Excel
2 151 (35.87%) SQL Server
3 130 (30.88%) Windows
4 118 (28.03%) SQL
5 108 (25.65%) Active Directory
6 105 (24.94%) .NET
7 86 (20.43%) C#
8 85 (20.19%) ITIL
9 81 (19.24%) MS Office
10 75 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (17.58%) VMware
12 73 (17.34%) MS Exchange
13 68 (16.15%) Finance
14 62 (14.73%) MVC
15 59 (14.01%) Citrix
15 59 (14.01%) ASP.NET
16 55 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (12.35%) JavaScript
18 49 (11.64%) HTML
18 49 (11.64%) SharePoint
18 49 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
19 46 (10.93%) TCP/IP
20 44 (10.45%) Degree
20 44 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
21 43 (10.21%) Oracle
21 43 (10.21%) CSS
22 42 (9.98%) DNS
22 42 (9.98%) Lync
23 37 (8.79%) Project Management
24 36 (8.55%) Firewall

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 73 (17.34%) MS Exchange
2 49 (11.64%) SharePoint
3 42 (9.98%) Lync
4 24 (5.70%) Office Communications Server
5 20 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (4.04%) IIS
7 16 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2000
7 16 (3.80%) WorkSite
8 15 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.38%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.66%) Apache
11 7 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.95%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.95%) JBoss
15 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 179 (42.52%) MS Excel
2 81 (19.24%) MS Office
3 12 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.90%) MS Project
5 8 (1.90%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.48%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.24%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.24%) Agresso
2 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.94%) Office 365
2 17 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.43%) SaaS
4 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Yammer
6 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.93%) TCP/IP
2 42 (9.98%) DNS
3 36 (8.55%) Firewall
4 25 (5.94%) DHCP
5 17 (4.04%) WAN
6 15 (3.56%) Network Security
6 15 (3.56%) LAN
7 13 (3.09%) VPN
8 12 (2.85%) Unified Communications
9 11 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (2.61%) VoIP
9 11 (2.61%) SAN
10 10 (2.38%) Wireless
11 7 (1.66%) VLAN
11 7 (1.66%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.43%) Internet
12 6 (1.43%) OSPF
12 6 (1.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.61%) MS Access
8 11 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.43%) OLAP
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.19%) SSDT
14 4 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.19%) Ant
3 5 (1.19%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.95%) NUnit
4 4 (0.95%) Subversion
4 4 (0.95%) Selenium
5 3 (0.71%) CruiseControl
5 3 (0.71%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.71%) MbUnit
5 3 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (0.48%) RSpec
6 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.48%) Hudson
6 2 (0.48%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.48%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 68 (16.15%) Finance
2 28 (6.65%) Legal
3 23 (5.46%) Law
4 20 (4.75%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.80%) Banking
6 13 (3.09%) Retail
6 13 (3.09%) Advertising
7 11 (2.61%) Marketing
8 10 (2.38%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.90%) Military
10 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.19%) Automotive
10 5 (1.19%) Back Office
11 4 (0.95%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (23.99%) Developer
2 94 (22.33%) Analyst
3 48 (11.40%) .NET Developer
4 31 (7.36%) Support Analyst
5 28 (6.65%) Consultant
6 26 (6.18%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 25 (5.94%) IT Support
8 22 (5.23%) Architect
9 20 (4.75%) Administrator
10 19 (4.51%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.33%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.09%) Help Desk Support
14 12 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (2.85%) Service Analyst
14 12 (2.85%) IT Support Analyst
14 12 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (24.94%) .NET
2 59 (14.01%) ASP.NET
3 49 (11.64%) HTML
4 43 (10.21%) CSS
5 28 (6.65%) jQuery
6 26 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (6.18%) .NET Framework
6 26 (6.18%) WCF
7 24 (5.70%) XML
8 21 (4.99%) Application Packaging
9 20 (4.75%) HTML5
10 16 (3.80%) Web Services
11 13 (3.09%) Ajax
12 12 (2.85%) MDX
13 9 (2.14%) Middleware
13 9 (2.14%) CSS3
14 8 (1.90%) REST
14 8 (1.90%) Entity Framework
14 8 (1.90%) JSON
14 8 (1.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.23%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.28%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.61%) Clustering
5 10 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.14%) iPad
7 7 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.19%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.95%) Statistics
10 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.71%) AS400
10 3 (0.71%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.48%) GIS
11 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.48%) iPhone
12 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 130 (30.88%) Windows
2 49 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (6.89%) Windows XP
6 28 (6.65%) Windows 8
7 27 (6.41%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.33%) UNIX
9 11 (2.61%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.14%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.66%) Linux
12 4 (0.95%) Android
13 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.71%) AIX
13 3 (0.71%) Solaris
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Debian
14 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.19%) ITIL
2 75 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (14.73%) MVC
4 37 (8.79%) Project Management
5 34 (8.08%) SDLC
6 30 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (6.41%) OO
7 27 (6.41%) PRINCE2
8 23 (5.46%) Service Management
9 22 (5.23%) Mentoring
10 21 (4.99%) CRM
10 21 (4.99%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.75%) TOGAF
11 20 (4.75%) Waterfall
12 18 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (4.28%) Scrum
12 18 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (4.04%) ETL
14 15 (3.56%) Document Management
14 15 (3.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (28.03%) SQL
2 86 (20.43%) C#
3 52 (12.35%) JavaScript
4 32 (7.60%) Java
5 27 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.75%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.85%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.61%) C++
9 9 (2.14%) VBA
9 9 (2.14%) VB
10 7 (1.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.95%) C
13 3 (0.71%) VBScript
13 3 (0.71%) Ruby
13 3 (0.71%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.48%) Python
15 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (10.45%) Degree
2 31 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.70%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.09%) MCP
6 12 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.14%) ISEB
9 7 (1.66%) CCNP
10 6 (1.43%) MCTS
11 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.95%) MCSD
13 3 (0.71%) MCSE
13 3 (0.71%) MCSA
13 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.75%) SLA
2 11 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.14%) QA
4 5 (1.19%) HL7
5 2 (0.48%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 55 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.85%) XenApp
6 8 (1.90%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.90%) vSphere
7 5 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.24%) Postfix
10 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (6.89%) SCCM
2 26 (6.18%) SCOM
3 11 (2.61%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.14%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.19%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.19%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.71%) Puppet
8 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.48%) logstash
8 2 (0.48%) Graphite
8 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.48%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (17.58%) VMware
2 59 (14.01%) Citrix
3 43 (10.21%) Oracle
4 33 (7.84%) Cisco
5 18 (4.28%) HP
5 18 (4.28%) Dell
5 18 (4.28%) SAP
6 13 (3.09%) Avaya
7 11 (2.61%) Symantec
8 9 (2.14%) McAfee
8 9 (2.14%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.90%) IBM
9 8 (1.90%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.90%) Hummingbird
9 8 (1.90%) OpenText
9 8 (1.90%) Meridio
10 6 (1.43%) Apple
10 6 (1.43%) CA
11 4 (0.95%) JDA
11 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Circa £35k to £40k plus annual profits and performance related bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + car and comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: On Application
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago