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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.52% 1.35% 5.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.54% 5.19% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 11
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £31,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
71 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 24.48% 26.01% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 50
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £51,400 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 48 (80.00%) Citrix
3 47 (78.33%) MCSE
4 44 (73.33%) Windows
5 33 (55.00%) ITIL
6 32 (53.33%) MCSA
6 32 (53.33%) XenApp
7 30 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 28 (46.67%) VPN
8 28 (46.67%) MS Excel
8 28 (46.67%) Finance
8 28 (46.67%) VMware
9 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 23 (38.33%) Remedy
10 23 (38.33%) DNS
10 23 (38.33%) DHCP
10 23 (38.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 21 (35.00%) Cisco
11 21 (35.00%) Sophos
12 20 (33.33%) Client/Server
12 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (33.33%) BitLocker
13 16 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (26.67%) SAN
14 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 14 (23.33%) Software Packaging
16 13 (21.67%) SQL
17 11 (18.33%) Norton AntiVirus
17 11 (18.33%) Symantec
17 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) Lync
4 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 28 (46.67%) VPN
3 23 (38.33%) DNS
3 23 (38.33%) DHCP
4 16 (26.67%) SAN
5 11 (18.33%) Firewall
6 6 (10.00%) WAN
7 4 (6.67%) Wireless
7 4 (6.67%) VLAN
7 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.33%) MPLS
8 2 (3.33%) LAN
9 1 (1.67%) PBX
9 1 (1.67%) SMTP
9 1 (1.67%) Internet
9 1 (1.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Support Specialist
1 13 (21.67%) Wintel Support
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 8 (13.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) Software Packaging
2 7 (11.67%) WCF
2 7 (11.67%) jQuery
2 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (11.67%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) Web Services
3 6 (10.00%) XML
3 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) CSS3
4 1 (1.67%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) PDA
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) ITIL
2 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (11.67%) SDLC
3 7 (11.67%) MVC
4 6 (10.00%) OO
4 6 (10.00%) SOA
4 6 (10.00%) Coaching
4 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 6 (10.00%) Release Management
5 5 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.33%) People Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (1.67%) Project Management
8 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C#
2 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (78.33%) MCSE
2 32 (53.33%) MCSA
3 16 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (15.00%) MCITP
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (10.00%) MCSD
5 6 (10.00%) CCA
6 5 (8.33%) CCNA
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (53.33%) XenApp
2 24 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (38.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (33.33%) BitLocker
5 10 (16.67%) vSphere
6 6 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Backup Exec
1 11 (18.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.00%) WSUS
3 5 (8.33%) Zenoss
3 5 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 4 (6.67%) SCOM
4 4 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.67%) vMotion
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 48 (80.00%) Citrix
3 28 (46.67%) VMware
4 23 (38.33%) Remedy
5 21 (35.00%) Sophos
5 21 (35.00%) Cisco
6 11 (18.33%) Symantec
7 6 (10.00%) NetApp
8 5 (8.33%) Veeam
9 4 (6.67%) Websense
9 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.67%) HP
10 2 (3.33%) Apple
10 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
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