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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.40% 1.04% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.90% 3.57% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 2
Average salary £33,000 £42,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +46.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,200 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £44,400 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
131 84 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.93% 29.17% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 62 97
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) MCSE
3 20 (57.14%) Finance
4 19 (54.29%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) Citrix
5 16 (45.71%) MCSA
6 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 14 (40.00%) Remedy
7 14 (40.00%) ITIL
7 14 (40.00%) DNS
7 14 (40.00%) XenApp
8 13 (37.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (37.14%) DHCP
8 13 (37.14%) Client/Server
8 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
8 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco
8 13 (37.14%) VPN
9 11 (31.43%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) Sophos
9 11 (31.43%) Software Packaging
10 10 (28.57%) WCF
10 10 (28.57%) jQuery
10 10 (28.57%) CSS
10 10 (28.57%) HTML
10 10 (28.57%) .NET
10 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 10 (28.57%) C#
10 10 (28.57%) JavaScript

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (40.00%) DNS
3 13 (37.14%) VPN
3 13 (37.14%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
6 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.86%) SMTP
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) PBX
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Support Specialist
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Wintel Support
2 8 (22.86%) Wintel Specialist
2 8 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Software Packaging
2 10 (28.57%) WCF
2 10 (28.57%) jQuery
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (11.43%) HTML5
5 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Client/Server
2 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.43%) Physics
2 4 (11.43%) Chemistry
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) PDA
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) MVC
3 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.14%) Coaching
4 6 (17.14%) Wealth Management
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) SOA
4 6 (17.14%) Release Management
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) MCSE
2 16 (45.71%) MCSA
3 7 (20.00%) MCSD
3 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (17.14%) MCITP
5 4 (11.43%) PhD
5 4 (11.43%) HP ASE
6 2 (5.71%) MCTS
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) MCP
6 2 (5.71%) CCA
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.86%) RHCE
7 1 (2.86%) LPIC
7 1 (2.86%) CCENT
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) CCEA
7 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) XenApp
2 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.86%) vSphere
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Citrix
3 14 (40.00%) Remedy
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 11 (31.43%) Sophos
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) HP
8 5 (14.29%) IBM
8 5 (14.29%) Symantec
9 2 (5.71%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) McAfee
10 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.86%) Veeam
10 1 (2.86%) F5
10 1 (2.86%) Websense
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