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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.74% 0.73% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.39% 2.78% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 3
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £30,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
98 72 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.61% 26.28% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85 50 47
Average salary £52,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 46 (82.14%) MCSE
2 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 37 (66.07%) Citrix
4 33 (58.93%) Windows
5 32 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 26 (46.43%) ITIL
7 24 (42.86%) MCSA
7 24 (42.86%) XenApp
8 22 (39.29%) VMware
9 21 (37.50%) Finance
10 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
10 20 (35.71%) VPN
11 18 (32.14%) Firewall
12 17 (30.36%) Remedy
12 17 (30.36%) Sophos
12 17 (30.36%) DHCP
12 17 (30.36%) DNS
12 17 (30.36%) Linux
12 17 (30.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 16 (28.57%) Client/Server
13 16 (28.57%) C#
13 16 (28.57%) BitLocker
14 15 (26.79%) Coaching
14 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
14 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (25.00%) CCNA
15 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (23.21%) Cisco
16 13 (23.21%) SAN
16 13 (23.21%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 10 (17.86%) Apache Pig
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 20 (35.71%) VPN
3 18 (32.14%) Firewall
4 17 (30.36%) DNS
4 17 (30.36%) DHCP
5 13 (23.21%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) Wireless
7 2 (3.57%) VLAN
7 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security
8 1 (1.79%) SMTP
8 1 (1.79%) LAN
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 10 (17.86%) Apache Hive
2 10 (17.86%) Big Data
3 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Developer
1 11 (19.64%) Wintel Support
2 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Support Specialist
3 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Help Desk Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) STL
1 10 (17.86%) Java EE
1 10 (17.86%) Software Packaging
2 6 (10.71%) WCF
2 6 (10.71%) jQuery
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) XML
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) CSS3
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 9 (16.07%) Cybercrime
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
3 10 (17.86%) Android
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Coaching
3 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.86%) Mobile Development
4 10 (17.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 10 (17.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Cyber Security
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
5 6 (10.71%) SDLC
6 5 (8.93%) Release Management
6 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) SOA
6 5 (8.93%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.57%) Change Management
7 2 (3.57%) People Management
8 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (17.86%) C++
2 10 (17.86%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) Objective-C
2 10 (17.86%) C
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) VBScript
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (82.14%) MCSE
2 24 (42.86%) MCSA
3 14 (25.00%) CCNA
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (17.86%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (17.86%) GIAC
5 10 (17.86%) SSCP
5 10 (17.86%) CISSP
6 8 (14.29%) MCITP
6 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.71%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (8.93%) MCSD
9 3 (5.36%) CCA
10 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) XenApp
2 17 (30.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 16 (28.57%) BitLocker
4 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.29%) vSphere
6 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Backup Exec
1 9 (16.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.71%) WSUS
3 5 (8.93%) Zenoss
3 5 (8.93%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) SCOM
4 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.57%) vMotion
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (66.07%) Citrix
3 22 (39.29%) VMware
4 17 (30.36%) Remedy
4 17 (30.36%) Sophos
5 13 (23.21%) Cisco
6 9 (16.07%) Symantec
7 6 (10.71%) NetApp
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.36%) Veeam
9 2 (3.57%) Websense
9 2 (3.57%) Apple
9 2 (3.57%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago