Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 148 417 547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 11.87% 13.36% 14.88%
As % of the Vendors category 31.69% 40.06% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 159 396 506
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,875 £72,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 467 1,041 1,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.45% 33.35% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 419 914 1,129
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Bristol.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Bristol over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 68 (45.95%) Windows
2 63 (42.57%) Azure
3 50 (33.78%) SQL
4 43 (29.05%) VMware
5 41 (27.70%) Office 365
6 38 (25.68%) Active Directory
7 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (19.59%) C#
10 26 (17.57%) .NET
11 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (16.89%) Cisco
12 24 (16.22%) DevOps
13 22 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (14.19%) PowerShell
14 21 (14.19%) AWS
14 21 (14.19%) Windows Server
15 18 (12.16%) Citrix
15 18 (12.16%) Oracle
15 18 (12.16%) WAN
16 17 (11.49%) Analytics
16 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 16 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (10.81%) Degree
17 16 (10.81%) Migration
17 16 (10.81%) Scrum
18 15 (10.14%) MVC
18 15 (10.14%) Windows 10
19 14 (9.46%) .NET Framework
19 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared

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 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) CMS
2 5 (3.38%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.70%) EPiServer
3 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.03%) Apache
4 3 (2.03%) Confluence
5 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.35%) Kentico
5 2 (1.35%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) FileNet
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Maximo
2 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 63 (42.57%) Azure
2 41 (27.70%) Office 365
3 21 (14.19%) AWS
4 8 (5.41%) Power Platform
5 7 (4.73%) SaaS
6 4 (2.70%) IaaS
6 4 (2.70%) PaaS
7 3 (2.03%) GCP
8 2 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.35%) npm
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.68%) GitHub
9 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.16%) WAN
2 13 (8.78%) DNS
3 12 (8.11%) Firewall
4 9 (6.08%) DHCP
5 8 (5.41%) VPN
6 5 (3.38%) LAN
7 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.03%) Skype
8 3 (2.03%) VoIP
8 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.03%) Wireless
9 2 (1.35%) Internet
9 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.68%) MPLS
10 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) Power BI
3 5 (3.38%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.03%) MySQL
5 3 (2.03%) Tableau
6 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.35%) Big Data
6 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) EDMS
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) OLAP
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.05%) Selenium
3 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.03%) JIRA
3 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.35%) NUnit
4 2 (1.35%) Postman
4 2 (1.35%) Protractor
4 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.68%) JUnit
5 1 (0.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) Mockito
5 1 (0.68%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 12 (8.11%) Public Sector
2 8 (5.41%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.05%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.38%) Local Government
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.70%) Electronics
5 4 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.35%) Law
6 2 (1.35%) Social Science
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (19.59%) Developer
1 29 (19.59%) Support Engineer
2 21 (14.19%) Analyst
3 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (7.43%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 10 (6.76%) Platform Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Architect
8 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) IT Support
8 8 (5.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.57%) .NET
2 14 (9.46%) .NET Framework
3 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (5.41%) Entity Framework
5 7 (4.73%) Swagger
6 6 (4.05%) .NET Core
6 6 (4.05%) CSS
6 6 (4.05%) HTML
6 6 (4.05%) React
7 5 (3.38%) JSON
7 5 (3.38%) XML
8 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.03%) RESTful
8 3 (2.03%) Spring
8 3 (2.03%) Vue.js
8 3 (2.03%) Web Services
8 3 (2.03%) XSLT
9 2 (1.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) PKI
5 2 (1.35%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Life Science
5 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (45.95%) Windows
2 21 (14.19%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.14%) Windows 10
4 10 (6.76%) Linux
5 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (2.70%) Android
8 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) Debian
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Unix
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.22%) DevOps
3 17 (11.49%) Analytics
3 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (10.81%) Migration
4 16 (10.81%) Scrum
5 15 (10.14%) MVC
6 14 (9.46%) ITIL
7 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
8 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.11%) SDLC
9 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.76%) Data Security
9 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (5.41%) Data Analytics
10 8 (5.41%) TDD
10 8 (5.41%) Web Development
11 7 (4.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.78%) SQL
2 29 (19.59%) C#
3 21 (14.19%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.05%) Python
7 5 (3.38%) C
7 5 (3.38%) Java
8 3 (2.03%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.35%) PHP
9 2 (1.35%) R
9 2 (1.35%) VBA
9 2 (1.35%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.81%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.70%) CCNA
6 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.03%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.03%) CCNP
7 3 (2.03%) MCSE
8 2 (1.35%) CISSP
8 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.68%) LPIC
9 1 (0.68%) MCTS
9 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.68%) VCDX
9 1 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) GDPR
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (25.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.08%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.38%) Docker
4 5 (3.38%) vSphere
5 3 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.35%) XenApp
6 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) SCCM
2 7 (4.73%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.03%) Ansible
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.03%) Puppet
3 3 (2.03%) Terraform
4 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (29.05%) VMware
2 25 (16.89%) Cisco
3 18 (12.16%) Citrix
3 18 (12.16%) Oracle
4 14 (9.46%) Dell
5 10 (6.76%) EnterpriseDB
6 8 (5.41%) SAP
6 8 (5.41%) Symantec
7 7 (4.73%) Veeam
8 6 (4.05%) Meraki
9 5 (3.38%) iManage
9 5 (3.38%) McAfee
10 4 (2.70%) Aruba
10 4 (2.70%) Zscaler
11 3 (2.03%) Apple
11 3 (2.03%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.03%) Google
11 3 (2.03%) Juniper
12 2 (1.35%) Avaya
12 2 (1.35%) Red Hat