Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 556 506 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.70% 15.09% 14.69%
As % of the Vendors category 40.26% 40.25% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 467 429 465
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,900
South West median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.67% - +3.45%

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 1,381 1,257 1,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 39.00% 37.49% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,043 1,308
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £26,785
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 249 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 212 (38.13%) .NET
3 188 (33.81%) Windows
4 176 (31.65%) C#
5 154 (27.70%) SQL
6 148 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (22.48%) ASP.NET
8 114 (20.50%) Active Directory
9 100 (17.99%) JavaScript
10 95 (17.09%) MVC
11 94 (16.91%) Degree
12 88 (15.83%) Finance
13 86 (15.47%) VMware
14 82 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
15 80 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
16 79 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 78 (14.03%) Windows Server
18 74 (13.31%) Office 365
19 72 (12.95%) HTML
19 72 (12.95%) ITIL
20 68 (12.23%) T-SQL
21 67 (12.05%) Java
22 65 (11.69%) Windows 7
23 64 (11.51%) Windows 10
24 62 (11.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 57 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 56 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
27 54 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
27 54 (9.71%) Firewall
28 53 (9.53%) SharePoint

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 53 (9.53%) SharePoint
2 44 (7.91%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.78%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (2.70%) IIS
6 12 (2.16%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.80%) CMS
9 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.90%) Apache
11 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.72%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.36%) JBoss
13 2 (0.36%) Kentico
13 2 (0.36%) Moodle
13 2 (0.36%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (5.58%) Visualfiles
2 18 (3.24%) Elite 3E
3 8 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 79 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (13.31%) Office 365
3 34 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.26%) IaaS
4 7 (1.26%) PaaS
5 6 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.18%) G Suite
8 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.71%) Firewall
2 44 (7.91%) DNS
3 33 (5.94%) VPN
4 30 (5.40%) DHCP
5 23 (4.14%) TCP/IP
6 18 (3.24%) Skype
6 18 (3.24%) WAN
7 17 (3.06%) LAN
7 17 (3.06%) VLAN
8 14 (2.52%) SAN
8 14 (2.52%) VoIP
8 14 (2.52%) Wireless
9 13 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (2.16%) Network Security
11 10 (1.80%) ISDN
11 10 (1.80%) MPLS
12 9 (1.62%) Extranet
13 8 (1.44%) Internet
13 8 (1.44%) IPsec
13 8 (1.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (6.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 32 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (5.22%) Oracle Database
7 28 (5.04%) NoSQL
8 26 (4.68%) Relational Database
9 23 (4.14%) RDBMS
9 23 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (3.96%) Power BI
11 18 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (2.88%) MS Access
12 16 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (1.98%) MySQL
14 8 (1.44%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.26%) Big Data
16 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.08%) QlikView
17 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (7.91%) Git (software)
1 44 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.78%) Selenium
4 15 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.52%) Cucumber
5 14 (2.52%) JIRA
6 13 (2.34%) SpecFlow
7 11 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (1.80%) JUnit
8 10 (1.80%) NUnit
9 8 (1.44%) CruiseControl
9 8 (1.44%) Hudson
9 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.08%) Artifactory
10 6 (1.08%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.08%) RSpec
10 6 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (15.83%) Finance
2 43 (7.73%) Advertising
3 38 (6.83%) Legal
4 35 (6.29%) Law
5 34 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 34 (6.12%) Marketing
6 30 (5.40%) Telecoms
7 29 (5.22%) Electronics
8 13 (2.34%) Back Office
9 10 (1.80%) Banking
10 7 (1.26%) Retail
11 5 (0.90%) Games
11 5 (0.90%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 191 (34.35%) Developer
2 88 (15.83%) Analyst
3 87 (15.65%) .NET Developer
4 51 (9.17%) Support Analyst
5 50 (8.99%) Software Developer
6 49 (8.81%) Support Engineer
7 45 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 40 (7.19%) C# Developer
9 38 (6.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 38 (6.83%) IT Support
10 35 (6.29%) Applications Support
11 31 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (5.04%) SQL Developer
14 26 (4.68%) Graduate
14 26 (4.68%) Graduate Developer
14 26 (4.68%) Java Developer
15 25 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 25 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (4.14%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (38.13%) .NET
2 125 (22.48%) ASP.NET
3 72 (12.95%) HTML
4 56 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (9.35%) .NET Framework
6 49 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (7.37%) AngularJS
7 41 (7.37%) CSS
7 41 (7.37%) RESTful
7 41 (7.37%) WCF
8 39 (7.01%) Node.js
9 34 (6.12%) XML
10 29 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 27 (4.86%) Web Services
12 24 (4.32%) jQuery
13 22 (3.96%) JSON
14 21 (3.78%) Entity Framework
14 21 (3.78%) J2EE
15 19 (3.42%) React
16 15 (2.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.40%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.32%) User Experience
5 17 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.34%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.08%) EPoS
10 5 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 5 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.90%) Robotics
11 4 (0.72%) Fintech
11 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.72%) PKI
12 3 (0.54%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.54%) iPad
12 3 (0.54%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 188 (33.81%) Windows
2 78 (14.03%) Windows Server
3 65 (11.69%) Windows 7
4 64 (11.51%) Windows 10
5 35 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (5.04%) Linux
7 22 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.34%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.98%) Android
11 9 (1.62%) Unix
11 9 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.90%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.54%) Solaris
15 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (17.09%) MVC
3 82 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (12.95%) ITIL
5 45 (8.09%) Mentoring
6 44 (7.91%) TDD
7 43 (7.73%) Scrum
8 36 (6.47%) CRM
8 36 (6.47%) OO
9 33 (5.94%) BDD
9 33 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (5.94%) ETL
10 31 (5.58%) Programme Management
11 29 (5.22%) Digital Marketing
11 29 (5.22%) Test Automation
12 27 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (4.68%) Mathematics
13 26 (4.68%) Service Management
14 24 (4.32%) SDLC
14 24 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (31.65%) C#
2 154 (27.70%) SQL
3 100 (17.99%) JavaScript
4 68 (12.23%) T-SQL
5 67 (12.05%) Java
6 32 (5.76%) PowerShell
7 22 (3.96%) Ruby
8 19 (3.42%) C++
9 17 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.88%) Python
11 15 (2.70%) VBA
12 13 (2.34%) PHP
13 10 (1.80%) VBScript
14 8 (1.44%) VB
15 7 (1.26%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.26%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.72%) F#
16 4 (0.72%) Scala
17 3 (0.54%) ES7
18 2 (0.36%) ES8
Qualifications
1 94 (16.91%) Degree
2 42 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.83%) Security Cleared
4 29 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 24 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.14%) CCNA
7 16 (2.88%) MCSE
8 10 (1.80%) CCA
8 10 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (1.62%) MCP
9 9 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (1.44%) MCSA
10 8 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.08%) CCNP
11 6 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.08%) MCITP
11 6 (1.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.96%) SLA
2 13 (2.34%) QA
3 6 (1.08%) PMO
4 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (20.50%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 8 (1.44%) Docker
6 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.90%) XenServer
7 2 (0.36%) HDFS
7 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (4.32%) SCCM
2 10 (1.80%) WSUS
3 9 (1.62%) Ansible
3 9 (1.62%) SCOM
4 7 (1.26%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.26%) Terraform
5 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.36%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.36%) SnapVault
9 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (15.47%) VMware
2 45 (8.09%) Oracle
3 32 (5.76%) Cisco
4 30 (5.40%) Citrix
4 30 (5.40%) SAP
5 27 (4.86%) Intapp
6 22 (3.96%) iManage
7 14 (2.52%) Tableau
8 11 (1.98%) Avaya
8 11 (1.98%) Google
8 11 (1.98%) NetApp
8 11 (1.98%) Remedy
9 10 (1.80%) Cadence
9 10 (1.80%) Veeam
10 9 (1.62%) Adobe
11 6 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.90%) Capita
12 5 (0.90%) HP
12 5 (0.90%) IBM
12 5 (0.90%) Sitecore