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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.25% 0.75% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.95% 2.47% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 2 1
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +80.00%
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
114 81 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.05% 30.22% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 88 58 92
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,750
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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) MCSE
3 22 (55.00%) Finance
4 20 (50.00%) Windows
5 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
5 17 (42.50%) Citrix
6 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (40.00%) XenApp
7 15 (37.50%) VPN
7 15 (37.50%) MCSA
8 14 (35.00%) .NET
8 14 (35.00%) C#
8 14 (35.00%) HTML
8 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (35.00%) CSS
8 14 (35.00%) ITIL
8 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 14 (35.00%) MVC
8 14 (35.00%) WCF
8 14 (35.00%) jQuery
9 13 (32.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (32.50%) Remedy
9 13 (32.50%) DNS
9 13 (32.50%) DHCP
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco
9 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
10 12 (30.00%) Client/Server
10 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Lync
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (37.50%) VPN
3 13 (32.50%) DNS
3 13 (32.50%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) VLAN
6 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.50%) Wireless
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.50%) Broadband
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) PBX
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
1 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Support Specialist
2 9 (22.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Wintel Support
3 8 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 7 (17.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
1 14 (35.00%) HTML
1 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (35.00%) CSS
1 14 (35.00%) WCF
1 14 (35.00%) jQuery
2 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (27.50%) Software Packaging
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (15.00%) CSS3
5 6 (15.00%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.00%) Physics
2 6 (15.00%) Chemistry
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) PDA
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) HPUX
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
1 14 (35.00%) MVC
2 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
3 8 (20.00%) SOA
3 8 (20.00%) OO
3 8 (20.00%) Release Management
3 8 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 8 (20.00%) Coaching
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Line Management
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) MCSE
2 15 (37.50%) MCSA
3 9 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (22.50%) MCSD
4 6 (15.00%) PhD
4 6 (15.00%) MCITP
5 4 (10.00%) CCA
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (10.00%) HP ASE
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.00%) MCP
6 2 (5.00%) MCTS
6 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) CCENT
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) LPIC
7 1 (2.50%) RHCE
7 1 (2.50%) CCEA
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) XenApp
2 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.50%) vSphere
9 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) Citrix
3 13 (32.50%) Remedy
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
4 11 (27.50%) Sophos
5 10 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (17.50%) Symantec
7 6 (15.00%) HP
8 5 (12.50%) IBM
9 3 (7.50%) Veeam
9 3 (7.50%) Websense
10 2 (5.00%) Dell
11 1 (2.50%) F5
11 1 (2.50%) AppSense
11 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.50%) McAfee
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