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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.30% 8.33% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.91% 34.00% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 3
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
151 100 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.13% 24.51% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 109 78 65
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 44 (95.65%) MCSE
2 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 37 (80.43%) CCNA
2 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (73.91%) C#
4 33 (71.74%) C++
4 33 (71.74%) Java
4 33 (71.74%) STL
4 33 (71.74%) TCP/IP
4 33 (71.74%) C
4 33 (71.74%) SSCP
4 33 (71.74%) CISSP
4 33 (71.74%) Firewall
4 33 (71.74%) Telecoms
4 33 (71.74%) Linux+ Certification
4 33 (71.74%) GIAC
4 33 (71.74%) Objective-C
4 33 (71.74%) Ethical Hacking
4 33 (71.74%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (71.74%) Java EE
4 33 (71.74%) Multithreading
4 33 (71.74%) Android
4 33 (71.74%) Reverse Engineering
4 33 (71.74%) Hadoop
4 33 (71.74%) Apache Hive
4 33 (71.74%) Apple iOS
4 33 (71.74%) Big Data
4 33 (71.74%) Apache Pig
4 33 (71.74%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (71.74%) Mobile Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (71.74%) Apache Pig
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) Firewall
1 33 (71.74%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (71.74%) Apache Hive
1 33 (71.74%) Big Data
1 33 (71.74%) Hadoop
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (71.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (36.96%) Principal Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.04%) Developer
6 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) IT Support
7 4 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior IT Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) Java EE
1 33 (71.74%) STL
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 33 (71.74%) Android
2 33 (71.74%) Apple iOS
3 12 (26.09%) Windows
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Cybersecurity
1 33 (71.74%) Ethical Hacking
1 33 (71.74%) Mobile Development
1 33 (71.74%) Multithreading
1 33 (71.74%) Penetration Testing
1 33 (71.74%) Reverse Engineering
2 32 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 19 (41.30%) Coaching
4 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Android Development
6 1 (2.17%) CRM
6 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps
6 1 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) C#
2 33 (71.74%) C
2 33 (71.74%) C++
2 33 (71.74%) Java
2 33 (71.74%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (95.65%) MCSE
2 37 (80.43%) CCNA
2 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (71.74%) CISSP
3 33 (71.74%) GIAC
3 33 (71.74%) Linux+ Certification
3 33 (71.74%) SANS
3 33 (71.74%) SSCP
4 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
5 16 (34.78%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (13.04%) MCITP
7 6 (13.04%) MCSA
8 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) XenApp
2 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Backup Exec
1 6 (13.04%) NetBackup
1 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Citrix
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) NetApp
3 6 (13.04%) Sophos
3 6 (13.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) EMC