Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Microsoft
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 597 505 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.64% 15.73% 11.65%
As % of the Vendors category 38.97% 41.53% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 523 431 381
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1532 1216 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.15% 37.87% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1038 1282
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £71,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bristol.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 247 (41.37%) SQL Server
2 244 (40.87%) .NET
3 196 (32.83%) C#
4 188 (31.49%) Windows
5 154 (25.80%) ASP.NET
6 149 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
7 145 (24.29%) SQL
8 126 (21.11%) JavaScript
9 114 (19.10%) Active Directory
10 113 (18.93%) MVC
11 108 (18.09%) Finance
12 105 (17.59%) Degree
13 103 (17.25%) HTML
14 89 (14.91%) Microsoft Office
15 87 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (14.07%) Java
16 84 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
17 73 (12.23%) ITIL
18 72 (12.06%) Office 365
19 71 (11.89%) VMware
20 66 (11.06%) T-SQL
21 64 (10.72%) Oracle
21 64 (10.72%) Windows 7
22 63 (10.55%) Windows Server
23 61 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
24 59 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 57 (9.55%) .NET Framework
26 56 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
27 55 (9.21%) SharePoint
28 54 (9.05%) Windows 10

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 55 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 46 (7.71%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (3.35%) IIS
6 19 (3.18%) Skype for Business
7 14 (2.35%) CMS
8 13 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.84%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.51%) NetWeaver
11 8 (1.34%) Apache
11 8 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.34%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.84%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.67%) JBoss
14 4 (0.67%) SAS
15 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 89 (14.91%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (3.02%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.68%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 84 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (12.06%) Office 365
3 38 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.34%) IaaS
4 8 (1.34%) PaaS
5 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.67%) SaaS
7 3 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.87%) DNS
2 43 (7.20%) Firewall
3 36 (6.03%) DHCP
4 35 (5.86%) VPN
5 27 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.52%) LAN
6 21 (3.52%) WAN
7 19 (3.18%) SAN
8 16 (2.68%) Network Security
8 16 (2.68%) Skype
9 15 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (2.18%) Wireless
11 10 (1.68%) iSCSI
12 9 (1.51%) Intranet
12 9 (1.51%) IPsec
12 9 (1.51%) SSL
12 9 (1.51%) VLAN
13 7 (1.17%) Internet
13 7 (1.17%) Software-Defined Networking
14 6 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (41.37%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 38 (6.37%) RDBMS
6 32 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 24 (4.02%) Power BI
8 22 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.85%) MS Access
11 16 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (2.35%) NoSQL
14 12 (2.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.34%) MySQL
16 3 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
17 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 50 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (6.53%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.03%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.52%) Selenium
5 15 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.18%) SpecFlow
8 8 (1.34%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.17%) JIRA
9 7 (1.17%) JUnit
10 6 (1.01%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.01%) Hudson
10 6 (1.01%) NUnit
11 5 (0.84%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.84%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.84%) RSpec
11 5 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.34%) PostCSS
General
1 108 (18.09%) Finance
2 43 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 41 (6.87%) Manufacturing
4 37 (6.20%) Marketing
5 35 (5.86%) Electronics
6 29 (4.86%) Legal
7 25 (4.19%) Advertising
8 21 (3.52%) Law
9 16 (2.68%) Banking
10 9 (1.51%) Local Government
10 9 (1.51%) Retail
11 8 (1.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 212 (35.51%) Developer
2 114 (19.10%) Analyst
3 95 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 63 (10.55%) Software Developer
5 59 (9.88%) C# Developer
6 56 (9.38%) Graduate
7 54 (9.05%) Support Analyst
8 43 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (6.70%) Graduate Developer
10 39 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (6.03%) Support Engineer
12 34 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (5.53%) Graduate Software Developer
14 32 (5.36%) IT Support
14 32 (5.36%) Java Developer
15 31 (5.19%) Applications Support
15 31 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 31 (5.19%) Junior
16 29 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
17 28 (4.69%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (40.87%) .NET
2 154 (25.80%) ASP.NET
3 103 (17.25%) HTML
4 57 (9.55%) .NET Framework
5 56 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 52 (8.71%) CSS
7 50 (8.38%) WCF
8 41 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (5.53%) jQuery
9 33 (5.53%) RESTful
10 28 (4.69%) AngularJS
10 28 (4.69%) Entity Framework
10 28 (4.69%) J2EE
11 27 (4.52%) XML
12 23 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 19 (3.18%) Web Services
14 15 (2.51%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (2.51%) Node.js
14 15 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (2.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.87%) Computer Science
2 37 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.02%) User Experience
5 18 (3.02%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.68%) Fintech
7 14 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.01%) Replication
9 9 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.34%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.17%) Learning Management System
12 6 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (1.01%) EPoS
12 6 (1.01%) iPad
13 5 (0.84%) Clustering
13 5 (0.84%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 188 (31.49%) Windows
2 64 (10.72%) Windows 7
3 63 (10.55%) Windows Server
4 54 (9.05%) Windows 10
5 46 (7.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (6.20%) Linux
8 19 (3.18%) Android
8 19 (3.18%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.35%) Unix
10 11 (1.84%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
10 11 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.17%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (18.93%) MVC
3 87 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (12.23%) ITIL
5 45 (7.54%) Mentoring
6 42 (7.04%) Project Management
7 40 (6.70%) Programme Management
8 38 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (6.20%) TDD
10 35 (5.86%) CRM
10 35 (5.86%) Digital Marketing
10 35 (5.86%) ETL
11 34 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (5.36%) OO
12 32 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 31 (5.19%) Mathematics
14 29 (4.86%) SDLC
15 27 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (4.52%) Web Development
16 26 (4.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 196 (32.83%) C#
2 145 (24.29%) SQL
3 126 (21.11%) JavaScript
4 84 (14.07%) Java
5 66 (11.06%) T-SQL
6 36 (6.03%) C++
6 36 (6.03%) PowerShell
7 25 (4.19%) Python
8 17 (2.85%) VB.NET
9 16 (2.68%) VBA
10 15 (2.51%) Perl
11 13 (2.18%) PHP
11 13 (2.18%) Ruby
12 12 (2.01%) VBScript
13 10 (1.68%) C
14 9 (1.51%) VB
15 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.67%) F#
16 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 105 (17.59%) Degree
2 48 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 45 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (6.70%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (3.18%) CCNA
9 11 (1.84%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.84%) MCSE
10 10 (1.68%) CCNP
11 9 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.51%) MCSA
11 9 (1.51%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.34%) CISSP
12 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (1.17%) CISM
13 7 (1.17%) Novell Certification
13 7 (1.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.52%) SLA
2 13 (2.18%) QA
3 10 (1.68%) PMO
4 7 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 114 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.84%) XenServer
6 10 (1.68%) vSphere
7 9 (1.51%) NFS
8 6 (1.01%) Docker
8 6 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.50%) Xen
10 3 (0.50%) XenApp
11 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (2.85%) SCCM
2 10 (1.68%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.51%) Ansible
3 9 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (1.51%) vMotion
4 8 (1.34%) SCOM
4 8 (1.34%) Terraform
5 6 (1.01%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.84%) WSUS
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.67%) Puppet
8 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.34%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (11.89%) VMware
2 64 (10.72%) Oracle
3 40 (6.70%) SAP
4 35 (5.86%) Cisco
5 28 (4.69%) Citrix
6 19 (3.18%) Avaya
7 15 (2.51%) NetApp
8 14 (2.35%) Veeam
9 13 (2.18%) iManage
9 13 (2.18%) Remedy
10 11 (1.84%) Dell
11 10 (1.68%) Adobe
11 10 (1.68%) HP
12 8 (1.34%) IBM
13 7 (1.17%) Sitecore
13 7 (1.17%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.01%) Apple
14 6 (1.01%) Cadence
14 6 (1.01%) Symantec
15 5 (0.84%) CA Agile Central