Period
to 24 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 462 509 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.70% 13.56% 14.33%
As % of the Vendors category 36.32% 34.28% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 409 420 422
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,950 £23,725 £24,025
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,272 1,485 1,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.96% 39.55% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 1,260 1,071
Bristol median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 - -
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 127 (27.49%) Finance
2 126 (27.27%) .NET
3 113 (24.46%) SQL Server
4 112 (24.24%) Windows
4 112 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (22.29%) SQL
6 99 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 99 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 93 (20.13%) C#
8 87 (18.83%) Degree
9 78 (16.88%) Marketing
9 78 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 73 (15.80%) VMware
10 73 (15.80%) JavaScript
11 72 (15.58%) Office 365
12 71 (15.37%) Telecoms
13 69 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
14 68 (14.72%) Manufacturing
14 68 (14.72%) SAP
15 65 (14.07%) Programme Management
15 65 (14.07%) Digital Marketing
16 64 (13.85%) Electronics
17 63 (13.64%) Windows Server
18 62 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
19 61 (13.20%) Oracle
20 54 (11.69%) HTML
21 50 (10.82%) SDLC
22 49 (10.61%) Python
23 47 (10.17%) Cisco
24 46 (9.96%) ASP.NET

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 43 (9.31%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.23%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.98%) Skype for Business
4 19 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.95%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.73%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.08%) Kentico
8 5 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.87%) Apache
9 4 (0.87%) CMS
9 4 (0.87%) IIS
10 3 (0.65%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) Confluence
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 62 (13.42%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (4.33%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.65%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.65%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (15.58%) Office 365
3 17 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.52%) PaaS
5 7 (1.52%) SaaS
6 6 (1.30%) FinancialForce
6 6 (1.30%) IaaS
7 5 (1.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (0.87%) Boomi
8 4 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.65%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.65%) Serverless
10 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.22%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.22%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.87%) DNS
2 32 (6.93%) DHCP
3 26 (5.63%) Firewall
4 25 (5.41%) Skype
4 25 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 24 (5.19%) VoIP
6 18 (3.90%) LAN
7 14 (3.03%) WAN
8 12 (2.60%) Wireless
9 7 (1.52%) Network Security
9 7 (1.52%) SAN
10 6 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (1.30%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.30%) VPN
11 5 (1.08%) H.323
11 5 (1.08%) MPLS
11 5 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.87%) CTI
12 4 (0.87%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 17 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (2.60%) QlikView
6 12 (2.60%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.38%) Power BI
8 10 (2.16%) Data Mining
8 10 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.73%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.52%) Big Data
10 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.52%) MySQL
10 7 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
10 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.81%) Selenium
4 12 (2.60%) JIRA
5 11 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.73%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.30%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.30%) Protractor
7 6 (1.30%) Subversion
7 6 (1.30%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.87%) JMeter
8 4 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.65%) Buildbot
9 3 (0.65%) Chocolatey
9 3 (0.65%) Trac
9 3 (0.65%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 127 (27.49%) Finance
2 78 (16.88%) Marketing
3 71 (15.37%) Telecoms
4 68 (14.72%) Manufacturing
5 64 (13.85%) Electronics
6 16 (3.46%) Banking
7 13 (2.81%) Legal
8 7 (1.52%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.52%) Retail
9 5 (1.08%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (20.13%) Developer
2 85 (18.40%) Analyst
3 50 (10.82%) .NET Developer
4 48 (10.39%) Software Developer
5 36 (7.79%) Architect
6 35 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (7.36%) C# Developer
8 31 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (6.49%) Graduate
10 29 (6.28%) .NET Software Developer
10 29 (6.28%) C# Software Developer
11 28 (6.06%) Junior
12 25 (5.41%) Junior Developer
12 25 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.33%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (3.90%) Support Analyst
15 17 (3.68%) Consultant
16 16 (3.46%) Support Engineer
17 15 (3.25%) Junior Software Developer
17 15 (3.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (27.27%) .NET
2 54 (11.69%) HTML
3 46 (9.96%) ASP.NET
4 37 (8.01%) CSS
5 36 (7.79%) jQuery
6 34 (7.36%) AngularJS
6 34 (7.36%) React
7 31 (6.71%) XML
8 21 (4.55%) Node.js
9 19 (4.11%) .NET Core
9 19 (4.11%) HTML5
10 18 (3.90%) Web Services
11 17 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (3.25%) WCF
13 12 (2.60%) J2EE
13 12 (2.60%) SOAP
14 10 (2.16%) Keras
14 10 (2.16%) NumPy
14 10 (2.16%) scikit-learn
15 8 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.16%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.16%) Fintech
6 9 (1.95%) Clustering
6 9 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.52%) PKI
9 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.30%) User Experience
10 5 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.08%) iPad
10 5 (1.08%) iPhone
11 4 (0.87%) IVR
12 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 112 (24.24%) Windows
2 63 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 35 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (7.14%) Linux
5 30 (6.49%) Windows 10
6 28 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.16%) Unix
9 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.87%) CentOS
11 4 (0.87%) Solaris
11 4 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.22%) Android
14 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (14.07%) Digital Marketing
4 65 (14.07%) Programme Management
5 50 (10.82%) SDLC
6 46 (9.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 40 (8.66%) Scrum
8 35 (7.58%) ITIL
9 34 (7.36%) MVC
10 30 (6.49%) Computer Science
11 29 (6.28%) E-Commerce
11 29 (6.28%) Presales
11 29 (6.28%) Project Management
12 26 (5.63%) Analytics
13 25 (5.41%) CRM
13 25 (5.41%) Test Automation
14 23 (4.98%) Service Delivery
14 23 (4.98%) Time Management
15 22 (4.76%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.29%) SQL
2 93 (20.13%) C#
3 73 (15.80%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.61%) Python
5 37 (8.01%) Java
6 29 (6.28%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.55%) VBA
8 18 (3.90%) C
9 14 (3.03%) PHP
10 12 (2.60%) R
11 11 (2.38%) C++
12 10 (2.16%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.73%) Ruby
14 6 (1.30%) VB
14 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.30%) VB6
15 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.08%) Scala
16 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (18.83%) Degree
2 33 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.68%) MCSE
5 16 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.03%) MCITP
7 12 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.52%) CCNA
9 7 (1.52%) CCNP
10 6 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.08%) MCSA
11 5 (1.08%) MCTS
11 5 (1.08%) Novell Certification
12 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.65%) ISEB
13 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.11%) QA
2 13 (2.81%) PMO
2 13 (2.81%) SLA
3 7 (1.52%) GDPR
4 6 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) COBIT
6 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 99 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 42 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.76%) vSphere
4 20 (4.33%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.46%) XenApp
6 10 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.95%) Docker
7 9 (1.95%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.65%) KVM
11 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (5.41%) SCCM
2 10 (2.16%) SCVMM
3 9 (1.95%) Ansible
4 8 (1.73%) SCOM
5 7 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.52%) Puppet
6 5 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.87%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.87%) SCSM
8 3 (0.65%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.65%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.43%) LiteSpeed
9 2 (0.43%) Packer
9 2 (0.43%) Terraform
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.22%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 73 (15.80%) VMware
2 68 (14.72%) SAP
3 61 (13.20%) Oracle
4 47 (10.17%) Cisco
5 37 (8.01%) Citrix
6 21 (4.55%) Juniper
6 21 (4.55%) Tableau
7 20 (4.33%) HP
8 19 (4.11%) Dell
9 17 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.81%) Veeam
11 12 (2.60%) Avaya
12 11 (2.38%) Meraki
12 11 (2.38%) Progress
13 10 (2.16%) Apple
13 10 (2.16%) DataCore
13 10 (2.16%) F5
14 8 (1.73%) Fortinet
14 8 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.52%) NetApp