The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
England / South West
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 801 955 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.16% 17.11% 18.90%
As % of the Vendors category 37.73% 39.14% 42.84%
Number of salaries quoted 662 823 1020
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2123 2440 2680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.83% 43.71% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1760 2086 2314
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South West region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in the South West

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in the South West

Microsoft
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 249 £45,000 +5.88% 50
Gloucestershire +6 149 £37,000 -6.32% 17
Wiltshire -2 118 £35,000 -6.66% 20
Somerset -2 103 £38,000 +1.33% 13
Dorset -6 76 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Devon +3 65 £32,500 +8.33% 14
Cornwall +4 28 £31,250 -16.66% 3
Avon - 1 £26,000 -
Microsoft
England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 755 (42.92%) MS Excel
2 684 (38.89%) Windows
3 472 (26.83%) SQL Server
4 439 (24.96%) .NET
5 429 (24.39%) Active Directory
6 428 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
7 422 (23.99%) C#
8 369 (20.98%) SQL
9 364 (20.69%) ITIL
10 347 (19.73%) MS Office
11 320 (18.19%) Windows Server
12 314 (17.85%) VMware
13 279 (15.86%) JavaScript
14 274 (15.58%) MS Exchange
15 251 (14.27%) ASP.NET
16 249 (14.16%) Finance
16 249 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 248 (14.10%) Security Cleared
18 230 (13.08%) MVC
19 207 (11.77%) HTML
20 203 (11.54%) Degree
21 188 (10.69%) Linux
22 185 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
23 184 (10.46%) Firewall
24 179 (10.18%) Scrum
24 179 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
25 175 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
26 172 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
27 169 (9.61%) CSS
28 168 (9.55%) Service Delivery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 274 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 144 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 144 (8.19%) SharePoint
3 96 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 80 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (3.75%) IIS
6 49 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (2.16%) CMS
8 33 (1.88%) Skype for Business
9 30 (1.71%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.36%) JBoss
10 24 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.08%) Umbraco
12 17 (0.97%) Apache
13 15 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 14 (0.80%) NServiceBus
14 14 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.74%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 755 (42.92%) MS Excel
2 347 (19.73%) MS Office
3 90 (5.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (3.13%) MS Project
5 51 (2.90%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.45%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.11%) CATIA
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.057%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 37 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.40%) Primavera
7 5 (0.28%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.17%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.17%) Line 500
9 3 (0.17%) Maximo
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.17%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.11%) ENOVIA
10 2 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle ASCP
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 172 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (8.41%) Office 365
3 103 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (2.67%) SaaS
5 37 (2.10%) IaaS
6 36 (2.05%) PaaS
7 26 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.57%) G Suite
9 9 (0.51%) Basecamp
9 9 (0.51%) Dropbox
9 9 (0.51%) GitHub
9 9 (0.51%) Slack
9 9 (0.51%) Trello
10 6 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.11%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 184 (10.46%) Firewall
2 122 (6.94%) DNS
3 116 (6.59%) WAN
4 115 (6.54%) LAN
5 113 (6.42%) SAN
6 96 (5.46%) TCP/IP
7 79 (4.49%) VPN
8 65 (3.70%) DHCP
9 59 (3.35%) Wireless
10 54 (3.07%) Internet
11 44 (2.50%) Network Security
12 41 (2.33%) SMTP
13 33 (1.88%) HTTP
14 32 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
14 32 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
15 30 (1.71%) X.400
16 28 (1.59%) SSH
16 28 (1.59%) VoIP
17 27 (1.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 86 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 36 (2.05%) Big Data
8 36 (2.05%) NoSQL
8 36 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 31 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
11 29 (1.65%) MySQL
11 29 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.68%) Redis
16 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 151 (8.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 58 (3.30%) Git (software)
4 49 (2.79%) JIRA
5 41 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 37 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 36 (2.05%) Selenium
8 32 (1.82%) Subversion
9 29 (1.65%) Jenkins
10 26 (1.48%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.08%) Zephyr
12 18 (1.02%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (0.85%) InstallShield
15 12 (0.68%) WiX
16 10 (0.57%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
18 8 (0.45%) NUnit
19 7 (0.40%) Maven
19 7 (0.40%) Moq
General
1 249 (14.16%) Finance
2 94 (5.34%) Manufacturing
3 69 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.01%) Marketing
5 46 (2.62%) Electronics
5 46 (2.62%) Retail
6 42 (2.39%) Advertising
7 24 (1.36%) Banking
8 18 (1.02%) Legal
9 10 (0.57%) Games
10 8 (0.45%) Automotive
11 7 (0.40%) Front Office
12 6 (0.34%) Back Office
12 6 (0.34%) French Language
12 6 (0.34%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.28%) German Language
13 5 (0.28%) Law
14 4 (0.23%) Billing
14 4 (0.23%) Publishing
15 3 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 371 (21.09%) Developer
2 284 (16.15%) Analyst
3 212 (12.05%) .NET Developer
4 207 (11.77%) Support Engineer
5 167 (9.49%) C# Developer
6 133 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 117 (6.65%) IT Support
8 103 (5.86%) Support Analyst
9 91 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 86 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
11 84 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 72 (4.09%) IT Engineer
13 71 (4.04%) Administrator
14 70 (3.98%) Architect
15 69 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 67 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 61 (3.47%) Software Developer
18 57 (3.24%) IT Support Engineer
19 56 (3.18%) Consultant
20 55 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (24.96%) .NET
2 251 (14.27%) ASP.NET
3 207 (11.77%) HTML
4 169 (9.61%) CSS
5 137 (7.79%) .NET Framework
6 133 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 97 (5.51%) jQuery
7 97 (5.51%) XML
8 85 (4.83%) AngularJS
9 80 (4.55%) Web Services
10 73 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 70 (3.98%) WCF
12 65 (3.70%) Entity Framework
13 62 (3.52%) HTML5
14 47 (2.67%) REST
15 36 (2.05%) SOAP
16 32 (1.82%) WinForms
17 30 (1.71%) KnockoutJS
18 29 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 29 (1.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 90 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 84 (4.78%) Driving Licence
5 39 (2.22%) NHS
5 39 (2.22%) User Experience
6 36 (2.05%) Clustering
7 35 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 33 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 25 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
11 23 (1.31%) Replication
12 16 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (0.85%) Public Cloud
14 14 (0.80%) CESG
15 13 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
16 12 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
17 11 (0.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 684 (38.89%) Windows
2 320 (18.19%) Windows Server
3 249 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 188 (10.69%) Linux
5 175 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (5.51%) Windows 7
6 97 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (3.35%) Windows 8
8 48 (2.73%) Windows XP
9 47 (2.67%) Windows 10
10 46 (2.62%) Mac OS X
11 45 (2.56%) Unix
12 36 (2.05%) Android
13 22 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 21 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.74%) Solaris
16 11 (0.63%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.57%) AIX
17 10 (0.57%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (20.69%) ITIL
3 230 (13.08%) MVC
4 179 (10.18%) Scrum
5 168 (9.55%) Service Delivery
6 120 (6.82%) Service Management
7 106 (6.03%) PRINCE2
8 105 (5.97%) Web Development
9 97 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
9 97 (5.51%) Project Management
10 86 (4.89%) Data Protection
10 86 (4.89%) Line Management
11 83 (4.72%) BDD
12 82 (4.66%) ERP
13 74 (4.21%) Waterfall
14 73 (4.15%) Software Engineering
15 69 (3.92%) Migration
16 68 (3.87%) SDLC
17 65 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 65 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 422 (23.99%) C#
2 369 (20.98%) SQL
3 279 (15.86%) JavaScript
4 105 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 93 (5.29%) Java
6 73 (4.15%) T-SQL
7 72 (4.09%) C
8 46 (2.62%) Python
9 38 (2.16%) C++
10 37 (2.10%) VB.NET
11 34 (1.93%) VB
12 26 (1.48%) PHP
13 23 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.25%) VBScript
15 21 (1.19%) VBA
16 20 (1.14%) Ruby
17 18 (1.02%) PL/SQL
18 17 (0.97%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.57%) XPath
20 7 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 248 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 203 (11.54%) Degree
3 185 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 154 (8.75%) SC Cleared
5 135 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
6 123 (6.99%) CCNA
7 121 (6.88%) DV Cleared
8 101 (5.74%) MCSE
9 71 (4.04%) ISEB
10 69 (3.92%) ISTQB
11 59 (3.35%) MCSA
12 55 (3.13%) MCP
13 52 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
14 51 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 41 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 37 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 31 (1.76%) MCITP
18 24 (1.36%) CCNP
19 18 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 17 (0.97%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.55%) SLA
2 24 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 23 (1.31%) QA
4 20 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.85%) ISO 14001
6 12 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.057%) DICOM
10 1 (0.057%) GPG13
10 1 (0.057%) HL7
10 1 (0.057%) SDET
System Software
1 429 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 179 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 54 (3.07%) vSphere
5 52 (2.96%) XenApp
6 35 (1.99%) Terminal Services
6 35 (1.99%) XenDesktop
7 26 (1.48%) Firmware
8 22 (1.25%) Docker
9 21 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.63%) XenServer
13 9 (0.51%) Xen
14 7 (0.40%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
16 5 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
17 3 (0.17%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 64 (3.64%) SCCM
2 29 (1.65%) NetBackup
2 29 (1.65%) SCOM
3 27 (1.53%) Puppet
4 20 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.14%) WSUS
5 19 (1.08%) AirWatch
6 17 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 17 (0.97%) Salt
7 13 (0.74%) Ansible
8 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.45%) Cobbler
10 8 (0.45%) Terraform
10 8 (0.45%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.40%) Nagios
12 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.34%) OpenView
13 5 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 5 (0.28%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 314 (17.85%) VMware
2 160 (9.10%) Cisco
3 134 (7.62%) Oracle
4 128 (7.28%) Citrix
5 117 (6.65%) HP
6 61 (3.47%) Veeam
7 52 (2.96%) SAP
8 45 (2.56%) Juniper
9 37 (2.10%) 3PAR
10 36 (2.05%) Dell
11 34 (1.93%) Veritas
12 26 (1.48%) EMC
13 23 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 22 (1.25%) Apple
15 19 (1.08%) Google
16 18 (1.02%) IBM
17 17 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
17 17 (0.97%) Symantec
18 16 (0.91%) CommVault
18 16 (0.91%) Sophos
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Devon
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
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Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: 50000 + Bonus
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