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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.52% 1.51% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 5.41% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 3
Average salary £41,500 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.59% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,450 £31,200
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
125 74 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.28% 27.92% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 93 66 83
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
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 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) MCSE
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) MCSA
6 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
6 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco
6 8 (36.36%) Citrix
6 8 (36.36%) Remedy
7 7 (31.82%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) VPN
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (31.82%) XenApp
8 6 (27.27%) Software Packaging
8 6 (27.27%) MCITP
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) Sophos
9 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
9 5 (22.73%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) VPN
2 7 (31.82%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) PBX
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Support Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Wintel Support
3 3 (13.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Software Packaging
2 5 (22.73%) WCF
2 5 (22.73%) jQuery
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Physics
2 2 (9.09%) Chemistry
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) MCSE
2 10 (45.45%) MCSA
3 6 (27.27%) MCITP
4 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (18.18%) HP ASE
6 3 (13.64%) MCSD
7 2 (9.09%) MCP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.09%) PhD
7 2 (9.09%) MCTS
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.55%) LPIC
8 1 (4.55%) CCENT
8 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.55%) CCNA
8 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 7 (31.82%) XenApp
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
2 8 (36.36%) Remedy
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) Sophos
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) F5
Cheltenham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago