Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 544 603 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.96% 16.11% 15.69%
As % of the Vendors category 40.27% 40.55% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 475 515 445
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,850 £22,200 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 1,351 1,487 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.15% 39.72% 38.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,125 1,242 1,074
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 3 £40,000 -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 185 (34.01%) .NET
2 180 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (31.43%) C#
4 165 (30.33%) SQL Server
5 140 (25.74%) Finance
6 135 (24.82%) Marketing
7 127 (23.35%) Business Intelligence
8 121 (22.24%) SQL
9 116 (21.32%) Manufacturing
10 111 (20.40%) HTML
11 110 (20.22%) Oracle
11 110 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 107 (19.67%) SAP
12 107 (19.67%) Telecoms
12 107 (19.67%) Programme Management
13 106 (19.49%) Electronics
13 106 (19.49%) Digital Marketing
14 100 (18.38%) JavaScript
15 99 (18.20%) Windows
16 84 (15.44%) Degree
17 82 (15.07%) ASP.NET
18 70 (12.87%) E-Commerce
19 69 (12.68%) Java
20 67 (12.32%) Scrum
20 67 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
21 61 (11.21%) jQuery
22 60 (11.03%) CSS
22 60 (11.03%) Active Directory
23 55 (10.11%) Office 365
24 54 (9.93%) XML

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 26 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.68%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.47%) Apache
5 8 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.92%) CMS
6 5 (0.92%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.74%) IIS
7 4 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.55%) Kentico
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.37%) Confluence
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.18%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 110 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (10.11%) Office 365
3 52 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (2.02%) IaaS
5 11 (2.02%) SaaS
6 10 (1.84%) PaaS
7 5 (0.92%) Azure Functions
7 5 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.92%) Serverless
8 4 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.74%) Boomi
9 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.18%) Loggly
10 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.41%) DNS
2 23 (4.23%) DHCP
3 22 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.31%) Firewall
5 12 (2.21%) LAN
5 12 (2.21%) WAN
6 10 (1.84%) VoIP
7 9 (1.65%) Skype
8 7 (1.29%) VPN
9 5 (0.92%) ADSL
9 5 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.92%) MPLS
10 4 (0.74%) BGP
10 4 (0.74%) Network Security
10 4 (0.74%) OSPF
10 4 (0.74%) SAN
10 4 (0.74%) VRRP
10 4 (0.74%) Wireless
10 4 (0.74%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 31 (5.70%) Oracle Database
4 28 (5.15%) RDBMS
5 26 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (3.68%) Hadoop
6 20 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (2.76%) Power BI
9 14 (2.57%) Big Data
10 12 (2.21%) MySQL
10 12 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.65%) PowerCenter
11 9 (1.65%) QualityStage
11 9 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 42 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.13%) Selenium
4 16 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (1.84%) WebDriver
7 9 (1.65%) JMeter
8 8 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.47%) JIRA
9 7 (1.29%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.29%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 6 (1.10%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.10%) TestComplete
11 5 (0.92%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.74%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.74%) Maven
12 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.37%) JUnit
14 2 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 140 (25.74%) Finance
2 135 (24.82%) Marketing
3 116 (21.32%) Manufacturing
4 107 (19.67%) Telecoms
5 106 (19.49%) Electronics
6 15 (2.76%) Legal
7 13 (2.39%) Aerospace
7 13 (2.39%) Games
8 12 (2.21%) German Language
8 12 (2.21%) Mandarin Language
9 8 (1.47%) Retail
10 5 (0.92%) Advertising
11 4 (0.74%) Banking
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (24.08%) Developer
2 69 (12.68%) Architect
3 67 (12.32%) Software Developer
4 62 (11.40%) .NET Developer
4 62 (11.40%) Analyst
5 45 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 44 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (7.35%) Consultant
8 39 (7.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 39 (7.17%) C# Software Developer
9 34 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (5.15%) Junior
11 27 (4.96%) Junior Developer
12 26 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (4.60%) Technical Architect
14 24 (4.41%) Graduate
15 23 (4.23%) Graduate Developer
15 23 (4.23%) Junior Software Developer
16 22 (4.04%) Team Leader
17 21 (3.86%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (34.01%) .NET
2 111 (20.40%) HTML
3 82 (15.07%) ASP.NET
4 61 (11.21%) jQuery
5 60 (11.03%) CSS
6 54 (9.93%) XML
7 51 (9.38%) Web Services
8 46 (8.46%) React
9 45 (8.27%) AngularJS
10 38 (6.99%) Node.js
11 27 (4.96%) HTML5
12 25 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (3.86%) SOAP
13 21 (3.86%) WCF
14 20 (3.68%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (3.31%) J2EE
16 16 (2.94%) .NET Core
17 12 (2.21%) JSON
18 11 (2.02%) Spring
19 10 (1.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (4.96%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.39%) Fintech
4 13 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.84%) User Experience
6 8 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.29%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.29%) Clustering
7 7 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.10%) iPad
8 6 (1.10%) iPhone
8 6 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.92%) Handset
10 4 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.74%) PKI
11 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.20%) Windows
2 41 (7.54%) Windows Server
3 27 (4.96%) Linux
3 27 (4.96%) Windows 10
4 25 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (4.04%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.39%) Unix
7 12 (2.21%) Solaris
8 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.29%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.92%) Android
10 5 (0.92%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) LynxOS
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (23.35%) Business Intelligence
3 107 (19.67%) Programme Management
4 106 (19.49%) Digital Marketing
5 70 (12.87%) E-Commerce
6 67 (12.32%) Scrum
7 53 (9.74%) TDD
8 51 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (9.19%) MVC
10 41 (7.54%) SDLC
11 38 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.80%) OO
12 37 (6.80%) Presales
13 36 (6.62%) ITIL
14 34 (6.25%) DevOps
15 33 (6.07%) Test Automation
16 32 (5.88%) CRM
16 32 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 32 (5.88%) Project Management
17 29 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 171 (31.43%) C#
2 121 (22.24%) SQL
3 100 (18.38%) JavaScript
4 69 (12.68%) Java
5 44 (8.09%) Python
6 32 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.78%) C++
8 17 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 17 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.39%) Scala
10 12 (2.21%) C
11 11 (2.02%) Perl
12 8 (1.47%) Go
13 7 (1.29%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.10%) Ruby
15 5 (0.92%) VB
16 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.74%) VBA
17 3 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (15.44%) Degree
2 45 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (5.70%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.86%) MCSA
6 18 (3.31%) MCSE
7 16 (2.94%) AWS Certification
8 13 (2.39%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.29%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.29%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.92%) PMP
12 4 (0.74%) CCNA
12 4 (0.74%) CCNP
12 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.74%) MCT
13 3 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.68%) SLA
2 14 (2.57%) QA
3 9 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.92%) GDPR
5 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.74%) PMO
6 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.62%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.10%) Docker
5 6 (1.10%) XenApp
6 4 (0.74%) NFS
6 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.37%) vSphere
7 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.39%) SCVMM
2 11 (2.02%) Puppet
3 5 (0.92%) Ansible
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.92%) SCCM
4 4 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.55%) Terraform
6 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.37%) Graphite
6 2 (0.37%) Kibana
6 2 (0.37%) logstash
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.37%) SCSM
6 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 110 (20.22%) Oracle
2 107 (19.67%) SAP
3 33 (6.07%) VMware
4 20 (3.68%) Citrix
5 18 (3.31%) Google
6 15 (2.76%) Cisco
7 10 (1.84%) IBM
7 10 (1.84%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.84%) Tableau
8 9 (1.65%) Informatica
8 9 (1.65%) Mitel
8 9 (1.65%) Trillium
9 8 (1.47%) Juniper
10 7 (1.29%) Apple
10 7 (1.29%) HP
11 6 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.10%) Dell
11 6 (1.10%) Sophos
12 5 (0.92%) Interwoven
12 5 (0.92%) Veeam