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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.63% 2.33% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.20% 6.15% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 6
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,200 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £43,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
125 130 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.19% 37.90% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 108 72
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (87.01%) Microsoft
2 56 (72.73%) Citrix
2 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 56 (72.73%) MCSE
3 40 (51.95%) TCP/IP
3 40 (51.95%) Finance
4 39 (50.65%) XenApp
5 38 (49.35%) VPN
6 35 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 35 (45.45%) MCSA
6 35 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 35 (45.45%) ITIL
7 31 (40.26%) Cisco
8 30 (38.96%) DHCP
8 30 (38.96%) DNS
8 30 (38.96%) Remedy
8 30 (38.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 29 (37.66%) VMware
10 28 (36.36%) Sophos
11 26 (33.77%) Client/Server
11 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (33.77%) BitLocker
12 25 (32.47%) Software Packaging
13 24 (31.17%) SQL
14 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
15 17 (22.08%) SAN
15 17 (22.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (20.78%) Firewall
17 15 (19.48%) MVC
17 15 (19.48%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.39%) Lync
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.95%) TCP/IP
2 38 (49.35%) VPN
3 30 (38.96%) DNS
3 30 (38.96%) DHCP
4 17 (22.08%) SAN
5 16 (20.78%) Firewall
6 11 (14.29%) WAN
7 9 (11.69%) VLAN
8 8 (10.39%) Wireless
8 8 (10.39%) NetScaler
9 5 (6.49%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.90%) LAN
11 2 (2.60%) Broadband
11 2 (2.60%) Internet
11 2 (2.60%) MPLS
12 1 (1.30%) PBX
12 1 (1.30%) NAS
12 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
12 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
3 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (51.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Support Specialist
2 17 (22.08%) Wintel Support
2 17 (22.08%) Wintel Specialist
3 12 (15.58%) C# Developer
3 12 (15.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Help Desk Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) Software Packaging
2 15 (19.48%) WCF
2 15 (19.48%) jQuery
2 15 (19.48%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
2 15 (19.48%) CSS
3 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (11.69%) Web Services
4 9 (11.69%) XML
4 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (7.79%) HTML5
5 6 (7.79%) CSS3
5 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.39%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) PDA
4 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.79%) Physics
4 6 (7.79%) Chemistry
4 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.19%) Linux
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) UNIX
7 1 (1.30%) AIX
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) ITIL
2 15 (19.48%) MVC
3 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.69%) Coaching
4 9 (11.69%) Wealth Management
4 9 (11.69%) OO
4 9 (11.69%) SOA
4 9 (11.69%) Release Management
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.90%) Line Management
7 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.30%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.30%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.30%) Migration
8 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.30%) Service Management
8 1 (1.30%) Change Management
8 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) C#
2 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (72.73%) MCSE
2 35 (45.45%) MCSA
3 17 (22.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (16.88%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (15.58%) CCA
6 10 (12.99%) MCSD
7 6 (7.79%) PhD
8 5 (6.49%) MCITP
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.90%) CCNA
10 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.30%) Degree
11 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.30%) MCTS
11 1 (1.30%) MCP
11 1 (1.30%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (50.65%) XenApp
2 35 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 30 (38.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (33.77%) BitLocker
5 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
6 9 (11.69%) VMware ESX
6 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (11.69%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (10.39%) XenDesktop
7 8 (10.39%) vSphere
8 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Backup Exec
2 11 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (11.69%) SCCM
3 9 (11.69%) SCOM
3 9 (11.69%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.49%) vMotion
5 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.60%) WSUS
6 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 67 (87.01%) Microsoft
2 56 (72.73%) Citrix
3 31 (40.26%) Cisco
4 30 (38.96%) Remedy
5 29 (37.66%) VMware
6 28 (36.36%) Sophos
7 11 (14.29%) Symantec
8 9 (11.69%) Veeam
9 8 (10.39%) Websense
10 4 (5.19%) HP
11 2 (2.60%) NetApp
11 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.30%) F5
12 1 (1.30%) AppSense
12 1 (1.30%) McAfee
12 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.30%) Apple
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