Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 538 523 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.70% 14.38% 16.47%
As % of the Vendors category 35.42% 36.75% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 458 449 490
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,475
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -2.78%

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 1,519 1,423 1,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.68% 39.11% 38.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 1,154 1,159
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,975 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,015 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.04% +3.90% +2.67%

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 226 (42.01%) SQL Server
2 218 (40.52%) .NET
3 201 (37.36%) C#
4 172 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (27.51%) SQL
6 135 (25.09%) Finance
7 134 (24.91%) JavaScript
8 122 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (21.56%) Windows
10 113 (21.00%) HTML
11 103 (19.14%) ASP.NET
12 97 (18.03%) Oracle
12 97 (18.03%) Marketing
13 95 (17.66%) Degree
14 88 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 85 (15.80%) Manufacturing
16 82 (15.24%) CSS
16 82 (15.24%) Digital Marketing
17 81 (15.06%) SAP
18 79 (14.68%) Scrum
18 79 (14.68%) Telecoms
18 79 (14.68%) MVC
19 78 (14.50%) Electronics
19 78 (14.50%) Programme Management
20 74 (13.75%) Java
21 68 (12.64%) Active Directory
22 60 (11.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 59 (10.97%) OO
24 57 (10.59%) Python
24 57 (10.59%) Microsoft Office

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 28 (5.20%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.72%) Umbraco
3 15 (2.79%) CMS
3 15 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.23%) IIS
5 10 (1.86%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.49%) Kentico
7 7 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.93%) Drupal
8 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.74%) Apache
10 3 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.56%) nginx
10 3 (0.56%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 57 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.67%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.74%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.56%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.56%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.37%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (9.29%) Office 365
3 33 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.72%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.42%) PaaS
6 7 (1.30%) IaaS
6 7 (1.30%) SaaS
7 6 (1.12%) Serverless
8 5 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.37%) G Suite
11 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.51%) Firewall
2 24 (4.46%) DNS
3 19 (3.53%) DHCP
4 16 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.42%) HTTP
5 13 (2.42%) VPN
5 13 (2.42%) WAN
6 11 (2.04%) LAN
6 11 (2.04%) SAN
7 10 (1.86%) VoIP
8 8 (1.49%) Network Security
8 8 (1.49%) VLAN
9 7 (1.30%) Internet
9 7 (1.30%) MPLS
10 6 (1.12%) Extranet
10 6 (1.12%) ISDN
10 6 (1.12%) Wireless
11 5 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.93%) SSL
12 4 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (42.01%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (6.69%) Oracle Database
5 30 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 28 (5.20%) RDBMS
6 28 (5.20%) SQL Server 2016
7 26 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (3.35%) MySQL
10 17 (3.16%) NoSQL
10 17 (3.16%) Power BI
11 11 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (1.67%) Big Data
13 9 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (7.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.83%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.72%) Selenium
5 14 (2.60%) JIRA
6 11 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (1.86%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.49%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.30%) JUnit
10 6 (1.12%) Bugzilla
10 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.12%) NUnit
10 6 (1.12%) Trac
11 5 (0.93%) Buildbot
11 5 (0.93%) Chocolatey
11 5 (0.93%) Hudson
11 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.93%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 135 (25.09%) Finance
2 97 (18.03%) Marketing
3 85 (15.80%) Manufacturing
4 79 (14.68%) Telecoms
5 78 (14.50%) Electronics
6 28 (5.20%) Advertising
7 22 (4.09%) Games
8 20 (3.72%) Law
9 16 (2.97%) Legal
10 8 (1.49%) Back Office
11 6 (1.12%) Retail
12 5 (0.93%) Banking
13 4 (0.74%) German Language
13 4 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.56%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.56%) Military
15 2 (0.37%) Billing
15 2 (0.37%) Publishing
16 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 214 (39.78%) Developer
2 85 (15.80%) .NET Developer
3 83 (15.43%) Software Developer
4 58 (10.78%) C# Developer
5 51 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (9.11%) Analyst
7 37 (6.88%) Graduate
7 37 (6.88%) Graduate Developer
8 36 (6.69%) Support Engineer
9 34 (6.32%) .NET Software Developer
9 34 (6.32%) Graduate Software Developer
10 33 (6.13%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (5.58%) Consultant
12 29 (5.39%) Architect
13 27 (5.02%) Junior
13 27 (5.02%) Junior Developer
14 24 (4.46%) SQL Developer
15 23 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (3.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (40.52%) .NET
2 113 (21.00%) HTML
3 103 (19.14%) ASP.NET
4 82 (15.24%) CSS
5 54 (10.04%) .NET Framework
6 51 (9.48%) jQuery
7 49 (9.11%) AngularJS
8 40 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (7.06%) XML
10 35 (6.51%) Web Services
11 34 (6.32%) Node.js
12 30 (5.58%) HTML5
13 28 (5.20%) Entity Framework
14 25 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (4.28%) J2EE
15 23 (4.28%) React
16 17 (3.16%) RESTful
17 16 (2.97%) CSS3
18 14 (2.60%) Angular 2
19 13 (2.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.99%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.42%) User Experience
6 12 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.86%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.67%) PKI
9 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.30%) Clustering
10 7 (1.30%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.12%) Replication
12 5 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.93%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.74%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.74%) NHS
13 4 (0.74%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.56%) Windows
2 57 (10.59%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.39%) Linux
4 25 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (3.90%) Windows 10
6 20 (3.72%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.86%) Solaris
9 8 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.74%) Android
12 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.37%) Unix
13 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (15.24%) Digital Marketing
4 79 (14.68%) MVC
4 79 (14.68%) Scrum
5 78 (14.50%) Programme Management
6 59 (10.97%) OO
7 54 (10.04%) Software Engineering
8 51 (9.48%) CRM
9 48 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 40 (7.43%) E-Commerce
11 40 (7.43%) TDD
12 34 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (6.32%) ITIL
13 33 (6.13%) SDLC
13 33 (6.13%) Unit Testing
14 30 (5.58%) OOP
15 27 (5.02%) ETL
16 24 (4.46%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 201 (37.36%) C#
2 148 (27.51%) SQL
3 134 (24.91%) JavaScript
4 74 (13.75%) Java
5 57 (10.59%) Python
6 47 (8.74%) C++
7 36 (6.69%) T-SQL
8 35 (6.51%) PowerShell
9 25 (4.65%) Perl
10 16 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.60%) Ruby
12 11 (2.04%) VBA
13 8 (1.49%) Scala
14 7 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.12%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.12%) C
15 6 (1.12%) Erlang
16 5 (0.93%) VBScript
17 4 (0.74%) PHP
17 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (17.66%) Degree
2 37 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.09%) CCNA
7 21 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.60%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.23%) CCNP
10 12 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.23%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.86%) MCSE
11 10 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (1.49%) CCA
13 6 (1.12%) MCITP
13 6 (1.12%) VCP5
14 5 (0.93%) ISEB
14 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.65%) QA
2 8 (1.49%) PMO
3 7 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.93%) GDPR
4 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.93%) WCAG
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.18%) Hyper-V
3 34 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.12%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.93%) Docker
6 5 (0.93%) KVM
6 5 (0.93%) vSphere
6 5 (0.93%) XenApp
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) HDFS
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.04%) SCCM
2 9 (1.67%) SCVMM
3 8 (1.49%) SCOM
4 5 (0.93%) Ansible
4 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.93%) Puppet
4 5 (0.93%) WMI
4 5 (0.93%) WSUS
5 3 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.19%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.19%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 97 (18.03%) Oracle
2 81 (15.06%) SAP
3 54 (10.04%) VMware
4 34 (6.32%) Cisco
5 22 (4.09%) Citrix
6 19 (3.53%) Google
7 16 (2.97%) IBM
8 12 (2.23%) Sitecore
9 11 (2.04%) Tableau
10 9 (1.67%) Intapp
11 7 (1.30%) Cadence
11 7 (1.30%) HP
11 7 (1.30%) NetApp
12 6 (1.12%) Informatica
12 6 (1.12%) Juniper
12 6 (1.12%) Veeam
13 5 (0.93%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.93%) McAfee
13 5 (0.93%) Trillium
14 4 (0.74%) Sage