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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 218 303 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.73% 15.03% 17.56%
As % of the Vendors category 27.66% 37.22% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 175 255 274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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
788 814 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 38.80% 40.38% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 632 661 594
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 £45,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 178 (40.18%) MS Excel
2 154 (34.76%) SQL Server
3 147 (33.18%) Windows
4 133 (30.02%) SQL
5 118 (26.64%) .NET
6 115 (25.96%) Active Directory
7 97 (21.90%) C#
8 84 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (18.06%) MS Office
10 79 (17.83%) MS Exchange
10 79 (17.83%) Finance
11 78 (17.61%) ITIL
12 77 (17.38%) VMware
13 66 (14.90%) Citrix
14 65 (14.67%) ASP.NET
15 64 (14.45%) SharePoint
16 61 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 57 (12.87%) MVC
18 50 (11.29%) T-SQL
18 50 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 47 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 46 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
20 46 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (9.93%) Degree
22 43 (9.71%) JavaScript
22 43 (9.71%) Windows 7
23 41 (9.26%) Lync
24 40 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
24 40 (9.03%) Firewall
25 39 (8.80%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 79 (17.83%) MS Exchange
2 64 (14.45%) SharePoint
3 41 (9.26%) Lync
4 26 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (5.64%) Office Communications Server
6 16 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2000
6 16 (3.61%) IIS
7 15 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.16%) WorkSite
8 14 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.90%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.45%) SAS
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 178 (40.18%) MS Excel
2 80 (18.06%) MS Office
3 14 (3.16%) MS Project
4 8 (1.81%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) FastStats
7 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Agresso
4 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.29%) Office 365
2 14 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.13%) SaaS
4 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Yammer
5 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.03%) Firewall
2 39 (8.80%) TCP/IP
3 34 (7.67%) DNS
4 18 (4.06%) DHCP
5 16 (3.61%) SAN
5 16 (3.61%) Network Security
6 15 (3.39%) WAN
7 14 (3.16%) LAN
8 12 (2.71%) Unified Communications
8 12 (2.71%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (2.26%) Wireless
9 10 (2.26%) VPN
10 9 (2.03%) Internet
10 9 (2.03%) VoIP
11 8 (1.81%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.58%) OSPF
12 7 (1.58%) EIGRP
13 6 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.71%) OLAP
9 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.35%) MS Access
11 6 (1.35%) OLTP
12 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.13%) SSDT
12 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (6.09%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.58%) NUnit
4 5 (1.13%) CruiseControl
4 5 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.90%) Selenium
6 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.68%) Subversion
6 3 (0.68%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.68%) MbUnit
6 3 (0.68%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.45%) PhantomJS
7 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.45%) Hudson
7 2 (0.45%) Moq
General
1 79 (17.83%) Finance
2 35 (7.90%) Legal
3 25 (5.64%) Law
4 16 (3.61%) Banking
5 15 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.93%) Advertising
7 9 (2.03%) Back Office
8 8 (1.81%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.81%) Retail
8 8 (1.81%) Marketing
9 6 (1.35%) Military
10 5 (1.13%) Automotive
11 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.90%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 109 (24.60%) Developer
2 92 (20.77%) Analyst
3 49 (11.06%) .NET Developer
4 28 (6.32%) Consultant
5 27 (6.09%) Support Analyst
6 25 (5.64%) Architect
6 25 (5.64%) IT Support
7 23 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (4.51%) Support Engineer
8 20 (4.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 19 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (4.06%) Administrator
11 17 (3.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (3.61%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.61%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.16%) Senior Developer
14 13 (2.93%) Junior
14 13 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (2.71%) IT Support Analyst
16 10 (2.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (26.64%) .NET
2 65 (14.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (7.67%) CSS
3 34 (7.67%) WCF
4 30 (6.77%) .NET Framework
4 30 (6.77%) HTML
5 26 (5.87%) jQuery
6 23 (5.19%) Application Packaging
7 22 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (3.84%) MDX
9 16 (3.61%) Ajax
10 14 (3.16%) Web Services
11 13 (2.93%) XML
11 13 (2.93%) HTML5
12 11 (2.48%) WPF
13 9 (2.03%) Entity Framework
14 8 (1.81%) LINQ
15 6 (1.35%) CSS3
16 5 (1.13%) REST
17 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.39%) Clustering
4 13 (2.93%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.81%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.35%) Physics
8 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.90%) Statistics
10 3 (0.68%) EPoS
10 3 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) iPad
11 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.45%) GIS
11 2 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 147 (33.18%) Windows
2 50 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (9.71%) Windows 7
4 32 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.19%) Windows 8
6 23 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 13 (2.93%) Windows Vista
8 10 (2.26%) UNIX
8 10 (2.26%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.58%) Linux
10 4 (0.90%) Android
11 3 (0.68%) AIX
11 3 (0.68%) Solaris
12 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (17.61%) ITIL
3 57 (12.87%) MVC
4 46 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (7.67%) Project Management
6 29 (6.55%) Waterfall
7 28 (6.32%) ETL
8 27 (6.09%) OO
9 26 (5.87%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.64%) PRINCE2
11 24 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (4.97%) CRM
12 22 (4.97%) Scrum
13 18 (4.06%) Document Management
13 18 (4.06%) Service Management
14 17 (3.84%) TOGAF
15 16 (3.61%) Unit Testing
16 15 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (3.39%) Business Analysis
17 14 (3.16%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 133 (30.02%) SQL
2 97 (21.90%) C#
3 50 (11.29%) T-SQL
4 43 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 35 (7.90%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.19%) Java
7 19 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.61%) C++
9 13 (2.93%) VBA
10 12 (2.71%) VB
11 8 (1.81%) C
12 7 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.90%) VBScript
14 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.45%) Ruby
15 2 (0.45%) X++
15 2 (0.45%) PHP
16 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (9.93%) Degree
2 36 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.55%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.71%) MCP
7 11 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.26%) ISEB
9 8 (1.81%) CCNP
9 8 (1.81%) MCSD
10 7 (1.58%) MCSE
11 4 (0.90%) MCTS
12 3 (0.68%) MCITP
12 3 (0.68%) MCSA
12 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.23%) CIPD
14 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.67%) SLA
2 14 (3.16%) QA
3 12 (2.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (25.96%) Active Directory
2 61 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 13 (2.93%) XenApp
6 10 (2.26%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.03%) vSphere
8 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 32 (7.22%) SCCM
2 28 (6.32%) SCOM
3 13 (2.93%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.03%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.90%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.90%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.45%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.45%) logstash
8 2 (0.45%) Graphite
8 2 (0.45%) Puppet
8 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.23%) WSUS
9 1 (0.23%) SCSM
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (17.38%) VMware
2 66 (14.90%) Citrix
3 36 (8.13%) Cisco
4 32 (7.22%) Oracle
5 18 (4.06%) HP
6 15 (3.39%) IBM
7 14 (3.16%) Symantec
8 12 (2.71%) Dell
9 11 (2.48%) SAP
9 11 (2.48%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.26%) McAfee
11 8 (1.81%) Apple
12 7 (1.58%) Hummingbird
12 7 (1.58%) OpenText
12 7 (1.58%) Avaya
12 7 (1.58%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.58%) Meridio
13 6 (1.35%) CA
13 6 (1.35%) SIMUL8
13 6 (1.35%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30218 - £33772 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + £6k car, 10% pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Experis IT
Salary: excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £28305 - £33300 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + £1,500 training allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance (£4k+) + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40500.00 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Flex Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago