The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.06% 2.09% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.61% 7.14% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Average salary £45,000 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.48% -9.61%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 70 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.14% 29.29% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 77
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cheltenham region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) MCITP
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) Symantec
6 4 (36.36%) HP ASE
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) MCSA
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Dell
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) PBX
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Sales Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCSE
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (45.45%) MCITP
4 4 (36.36%) HP ASE
5 3 (27.27%) MCSA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) MCP
6 2 (18.18%) MCTS
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) CCENT
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) LPIC
7 1 (9.09%) RHCE
7 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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