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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 14 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 227 306 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.90% 17.93% 18.11%
As % of the Vendors category 33.93% 42.15% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 190 271 289
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
669 726 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.06% 42.53% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 553 582 567
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 1 £45,000 +102.24% 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 193 (37.92%) MS Excel
2 173 (33.99%) Windows
3 167 (32.81%) SQL Server
4 157 (30.84%) SQL
5 134 (26.33%) .NET
5 134 (26.33%) Active Directory
6 102 (20.04%) VMware
7 99 (19.45%) MS Exchange
7 99 (19.45%) C#
8 87 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (16.31%) ASP.NET
10 79 (15.52%) ITIL
11 78 (15.32%) SharePoint
11 78 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 77 (15.13%) MS Office
12 77 (15.13%) Finance
13 69 (13.56%) Citrix
14 62 (12.18%) Degree
15 56 (11.00%) Security Cleared
16 55 (10.81%) JavaScript
17 53 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (10.22%) MVC
19 50 (9.82%) Firewall
19 50 (9.82%) .NET Framework
19 50 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 49 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
21 47 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
21 47 (9.23%) Windows 7
21 47 (9.23%) CRM
21 47 (9.23%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 99 (19.45%) MS Exchange
2 78 (15.32%) SharePoint
3 49 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.88%) Lync
5 34 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (5.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2000
9 24 (4.72%) IIS
10 19 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 18 (3.54%) Office Communications Server
12 17 (3.34%) Umbraco
13 13 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (1.38%) CMS
17 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.39%) SAS
17 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
17 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 193 (37.92%) MS Excel
2 77 (15.13%) MS Office
3 16 (3.14%) MS Project
4 11 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.20%) Revit
8 1 (0.20%) FastStats
8 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 45 (8.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.59%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Agresso
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.54%) Office 365
2 12 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.18%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.82%) Firewall
2 33 (6.48%) TCP/IP
2 33 (6.48%) DNS
3 27 (5.30%) VPN
4 25 (4.91%) Network Security
5 20 (3.93%) LAN
5 20 (3.93%) WAN
6 19 (3.73%) SAN
7 16 (3.14%) DHCP
8 14 (2.75%) MPLS
9 13 (2.55%) Internet
10 12 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (1.96%) VLAN
11 10 (1.96%) ISDN
11 10 (1.96%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.57%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.38%) OSPF
13 7 (1.38%) EIGRP
13 7 (1.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.96%) OLAP
11 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.38%) MS Access
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.98%) OLTP
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.59%) MySQL
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (1.57%) NUnit
4 8 (1.57%) Selenium
5 6 (1.18%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.98%) Moq
6 5 (0.98%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.59%) Subversion
7 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.59%) MSTest
7 3 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.39%) Hudson
8 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.39%) PhantomJS
General
1 77 (15.13%) Finance
2 30 (5.89%) Advertising
3 27 (5.30%) Legal
4 16 (3.14%) Law
5 15 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.55%) Banking
7 10 (1.96%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.77%) Back Office
8 9 (1.77%) Retail
8 9 (1.77%) Military
9 8 (1.57%) Games
10 5 (0.98%) Billing
10 5 (0.98%) Automotive
10 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.59%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (24.95%) Developer
2 92 (18.07%) Analyst
3 50 (9.82%) .NET Developer
4 35 (6.88%) Consultant
5 30 (5.89%) Architect
6 29 (5.70%) Support Engineer
7 22 (4.32%) Senior Developer
8 21 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (3.93%) Junior
10 19 (3.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 19 (3.73%) Support Analyst
11 18 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (3.54%) Project Manager
12 16 (3.14%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.14%) Administrator
12 16 (3.14%) IT Support
13 15 (2.95%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (2.75%) Junior Developer
15 13 (2.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (26.33%) .NET
2 83 (16.31%) ASP.NET
3 50 (9.82%) .NET Framework
4 45 (8.84%) CSS
5 43 (8.45%) HTML
6 42 (8.25%) jQuery
7 31 (6.09%) WCF
7 31 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (4.91%) Ajax
9 24 (4.72%) Application Packaging
10 22 (4.32%) Web Services
10 22 (4.32%) HTML5
11 16 (3.14%) CSS3
12 15 (2.95%) XML
12 15 (2.95%) WPF
13 11 (2.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (1.96%) MDX
15 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (1.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.68%) Blackberry
3 26 (5.11%) Clustering
4 24 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.95%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.57%) Statistics
9 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.18%) Physics
10 4 (0.79%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.79%) PKI
10 4 (0.79%) EPoS
11 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.39%) Replication
12 2 (0.39%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.20%) VLE
13 1 (0.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 173 (33.99%) Windows
2 50 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (9.23%) Windows 7
4 37 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.93%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.95%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.36%) Windows Vista
9 11 (2.16%) Linux
9 11 (2.16%) Windows 2000
10 8 (1.57%) UNIX
11 4 (0.79%) AIX
12 2 (0.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.52%) ITIL
3 52 (10.22%) MVC
4 47 (9.23%) CRM
4 47 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (7.47%) Project Management
7 35 (6.88%) Scrum
8 27 (5.30%) ETL
8 27 (5.30%) OO
8 27 (5.30%) Mentoring
9 26 (5.11%) PRINCE2
10 23 (4.52%) Service Management
10 23 (4.52%) Change Control
10 23 (4.52%) Waterfall
11 20 (3.93%) Data Analysis
11 20 (3.93%) Software Engineering
12 19 (3.73%) Software Testing
12 19 (3.73%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 157 (30.84%) SQL
2 99 (19.45%) C#
3 55 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.04%) PowerShell
5 42 (8.25%) T-SQL
6 27 (5.30%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.13%) C++
7 21 (4.13%) Java
8 18 (3.54%) VB
9 14 (2.75%) VBA
10 10 (1.96%) C
11 6 (1.18%) Ruby
12 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.79%) VBScript
12 4 (0.79%) Python
12 4 (0.79%) Lisp
13 3 (0.59%) PHP
13 3 (0.59%) X++
13 3 (0.59%) VB6
13 3 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (12.18%) Degree
2 56 (11.00%) Security Cleared
3 38 (7.47%) SC Cleared
4 34 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (6.29%) MCP
6 23 (4.52%) ISEB
7 21 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.16%) VCP4
10 8 (1.57%) MCSE
11 7 (1.38%) CCNP
11 7 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (1.18%) MCSD
13 5 (0.98%) CCNA
13 5 (0.98%) MCDST
13 5 (0.98%) MCTS
13 5 (0.98%) MCITP
14 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.59%) MCSA
16 2 (0.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.04%) SLA
2 12 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.16%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (26.33%) Active Directory
2 78 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.30%) VMware ESX
5 24 (4.72%) XenApp
6 18 (3.54%) Terminal Services
7 15 (2.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (1.96%) vSphere
9 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (6.09%) SCCM
2 27 (5.30%) SCOM
3 16 (3.14%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.16%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.79%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.79%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.79%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.39%) WSUS
8 2 (0.39%) OpenView
8 2 (0.39%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.39%) logstash
8 2 (0.39%) Graphite
9 1 (0.20%) SCSM
9 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.20%) MOM
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (20.04%) VMware
2 69 (13.56%) Citrix
3 41 (8.06%) Cisco
4 40 (7.86%) Oracle
5 24 (4.72%) Symantec
6 21 (4.13%) IBM
7 14 (2.75%) HP
7 14 (2.75%) McAfee
8 11 (2.16%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.77%) NetApp
10 8 (1.57%) SAP
10 8 (1.57%) Dell
10 8 (1.57%) EMC
11 7 (1.38%) Sage
12 6 (1.18%) SIMUL8
12 6 (1.18%) CA
13 5 (0.98%) Metastorm
14 4 (0.79%) Cyber-Ark
15 3 (0.59%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.59%) Apple
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