Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 604 618 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.33% 16.46% 16.34%
As % of the Vendors category 42.81% 40.05% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 540 537 453
Bristol median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,125 £61,250 £60,800
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 1,411 1,543 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.15% 41.09% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,249 1,079
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,400 £62,650
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -0.09%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +1 3 £40,000 +23.08%
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 218 (36.09%) .NET
2 214 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (34.27%) C#
4 204 (33.77%) SQL Server
5 156 (25.83%) Finance
6 145 (24.01%) Marketing
7 138 (22.85%) SQL
7 138 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
8 135 (22.35%) HTML
9 132 (21.85%) JavaScript
10 127 (21.03%) Oracle
11 125 (20.70%) Manufacturing
11 125 (20.70%) Microsoft Azure
12 114 (18.87%) Telecoms
12 114 (18.87%) SAP
12 114 (18.87%) Windows
12 114 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
13 113 (18.71%) Programme Management
14 112 (18.54%) Electronics
15 96 (15.89%) ASP.NET
16 90 (14.90%) Degree
17 88 (14.57%) Scrum
18 87 (14.40%) Java
19 79 (13.08%) CSS
20 77 (12.75%) E-Commerce
21 75 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
22 70 (11.59%) jQuery
23 64 (10.60%) MVC
24 61 (10.10%) Python
24 61 (10.10%) TDD

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 21 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.82%) CMS
5 11 (1.82%) IIS
6 9 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.32%) Apache
7 8 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.99%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.83%) Drupal
10 5 (0.83%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.50%) Kentico
13 2 (0.33%) Confluence
13 2 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.33%) nginx
14 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (4.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 125 (20.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (9.11%) Office 365
4 20 (3.31%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.32%) PaaS
5 14 (2.32%) SaaS
6 12 (1.99%) IaaS
7 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.83%) Serverless
8 2 (0.33%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Loggly
9 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.48%) Firewall
2 18 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.65%) DNS
4 15 (2.48%) DHCP
5 13 (2.15%) LAN
5 13 (2.15%) WAN
6 11 (1.82%) VoIP
7 10 (1.66%) VPN
8 7 (1.16%) ADSL
8 7 (1.16%) SAN
8 7 (1.16%) Skype
9 6 (0.99%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.99%) Internet
9 6 (0.99%) MPLS
9 6 (0.99%) SSL
9 6 (0.99%) WLAN
10 5 (0.83%) BGP
10 5 (0.83%) OSPF
10 5 (0.83%) VRRP
10 5 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.46%) RDBMS
5 31 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 29 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (3.31%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.48%) Power BI
10 14 (2.32%) Big Data
10 14 (2.32%) MySQL
11 13 (2.15%) PowerCenter
11 13 (2.15%) QualityStage
11 13 (2.15%) SAP Data Services
12 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 51 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (4.30%) Visual Studio
3 23 (3.81%) Selenium
4 19 (3.15%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.48%) JIRA
5 15 (2.48%) WebDriver
6 13 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.82%) SoapUI
8 10 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.32%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.99%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.99%) TestComplete
12 5 (0.83%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.83%) JMeter
12 5 (0.83%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.83%) Trac
13 4 (0.66%) Buildbot
13 4 (0.66%) Chocolatey
13 4 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 156 (25.83%) Finance
2 145 (24.01%) Marketing
3 125 (20.70%) Manufacturing
4 114 (18.87%) Telecoms
5 112 (18.54%) Electronics
6 22 (3.64%) Games
7 14 (2.32%) German Language
7 14 (2.32%) Mandarin Language
8 11 (1.82%) Retail
9 7 (1.16%) Advertising
9 7 (1.16%) Legal
10 6 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.66%) Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Billing
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.33%) Military
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 170 (28.15%) Developer
2 77 (12.75%) Software Developer
3 75 (12.42%) .NET Developer
4 70 (11.59%) Analyst
5 59 (9.77%) Architect
6 56 (9.27%) C# Developer
7 52 (8.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 49 (8.11%) Consultant
9 42 (6.95%) Junior
10 41 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
10 41 (6.79%) C# Software Developer
10 41 (6.79%) Junior Developer
11 31 (5.13%) Graduate
11 31 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
12 29 (4.80%) Junior Software Developer
13 27 (4.47%) Graduate Software Developer
14 26 (4.30%) Technical Architect
15 23 (3.81%) Administrator
15 23 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (3.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (36.09%) .NET
2 135 (22.35%) HTML
3 96 (15.89%) ASP.NET
4 79 (13.08%) CSS
5 70 (11.59%) jQuery
6 60 (9.93%) XML
7 57 (9.44%) Web Services
8 54 (8.94%) AngularJS
9 44 (7.28%) React
10 38 (6.29%) Node.js
11 31 (5.13%) HTML5
12 25 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (3.64%) .NET Framework
13 22 (3.64%) WCF
14 21 (3.48%) SOAP
15 20 (3.31%) KnockoutJS
16 19 (3.15%) J2EE
17 14 (2.32%) .NET Core
18 13 (2.15%) Entity Framework
19 12 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.80%) Public Cloud
4 22 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.32%) Fintech
7 13 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.66%) Clustering
8 10 (1.66%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.49%) User Experience
10 7 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.99%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.99%) iPad
11 6 (0.99%) iPhone
12 4 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.66%) NHS
13 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 114 (18.87%) Windows
2 49 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 36 (5.96%) Linux
4 23 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (3.64%) Windows 10
6 18 (2.98%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.32%) Unix
8 10 (1.66%) Solaris
9 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.99%) Android
11 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) LynxOS
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
3 114 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
4 113 (18.71%) Programme Management
5 88 (14.57%) Scrum
6 77 (12.75%) E-Commerce
7 64 (10.60%) MVC
8 61 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (10.10%) TDD
9 55 (9.11%) OO
10 49 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (8.11%) SDLC
11 46 (7.62%) CRM
12 43 (7.12%) Test Automation
13 36 (5.96%) DevOps
14 33 (5.46%) SOA
15 32 (5.30%) Project Management
16 31 (5.13%) Microservices
16 31 (5.13%) Waterfall
17 30 (4.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 207 (34.27%) C#
2 138 (22.85%) SQL
3 132 (21.85%) JavaScript
4 87 (14.40%) Java
5 61 (10.10%) Python
6 40 (6.62%) PowerShell
7 39 (6.46%) C++
8 25 (4.14%) Perl
9 23 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.32%) Scala
12 11 (1.82%) VBA
13 8 (1.32%) Ruby
14 7 (1.16%) C
15 6 (0.99%) Go
15 6 (0.99%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.83%) PHP
16 5 (0.83%) VBScript
17 4 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 90 (14.90%) Degree
2 50 (8.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.64%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.15%) MCSA
6 17 (2.81%) MCSE
7 14 (2.32%) AWS Certification
8 11 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.66%) CCNA
9 10 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.49%) CCNP
10 9 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (1.49%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.99%) PMP
13 5 (0.83%) ISEB
13 5 (0.83%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.14%) QA
2 16 (2.65%) SLA
3 13 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.16%) PMO
5 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.83%) GDPR
6 5 (0.83%) WCAG
7 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 55 (9.11%) Hyper-V
2 54 (8.94%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.49%) Docker
4 9 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.83%) NFS
5 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.83%) XenApp
6 4 (0.66%) KVM
6 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.66%) vSphere
7 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.48%) Puppet
2 11 (1.82%) SCVMM
3 9 (1.49%) Ansible
4 8 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.99%) SCCM
6 5 (0.83%) WMI
7 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.50%) Terraform
9 2 (0.33%) Graphite
9 2 (0.33%) Kibana
9 2 (0.33%) logstash
9 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.33%) SCOM
10 1 (0.17%) Grafana
10 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.17%) Salt
10 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 127 (21.03%) Oracle
2 114 (18.87%) SAP
3 34 (5.63%) VMware
4 25 (4.14%) Google
5 20 (3.31%) Cisco
5 20 (3.31%) IBM
6 19 (3.15%) Citrix
7 14 (2.32%) Informatica
8 13 (2.15%) Trillium
9 11 (1.82%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.32%) HP
10 8 (1.32%) Juniper
10 8 (1.32%) Tableau
11 7 (1.16%) Apple
11 7 (1.16%) Mitel
11 7 (1.16%) Sophos
11 7 (1.16%) Veeam
12 6 (0.99%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.99%) WatchGuard