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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 18 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.29% 1.70% 6.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.45% 4.69% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 13
Average salary £33,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.92% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £28,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
110 128 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.02% 36.36% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 93 104 65
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,450 £29,766
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £75,000
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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 53 (71.62%) Windows
3 52 (70.27%) MCSE
3 52 (70.27%) Citrix
4 35 (47.30%) TCP/IP
5 34 (45.95%) Finance
5 34 (45.95%) XenApp
6 32 (43.24%) VMware
6 32 (43.24%) VPN
6 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
7 31 (41.89%) MCSA
7 31 (41.89%) ITIL
8 30 (40.54%) MS Excel
9 27 (36.49%) Cisco
9 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (35.14%) SQL
11 24 (32.43%) DHCP
11 24 (32.43%) DNS
11 24 (32.43%) Remedy
11 24 (32.43%) Sophos
11 24 (32.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
13 20 (27.03%) Client/Server
13 20 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (27.03%) Software Packaging
13 20 (27.03%) BitLocker
14 18 (24.32%) SAN
15 16 (21.62%) .NET
15 16 (21.62%) C#
15 16 (21.62%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (10.81%) Lync
4 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (47.30%) TCP/IP
2 32 (43.24%) VPN
3 24 (32.43%) DHCP
3 24 (32.43%) DNS
4 18 (24.32%) SAN
5 16 (21.62%) Firewall
6 11 (14.86%) WAN
7 9 (12.16%) VLAN
8 8 (10.81%) Wireless
8 8 (10.81%) NetScaler
9 5 (6.76%) iSCSI
10 3 (4.05%) LAN
11 2 (2.70%) Broadband
11 2 (2.70%) Internet
11 2 (2.70%) MPLS
12 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
12 1 (1.35%) PBX
12 1 (1.35%) Network Security
12 1 (1.35%) NAS
12 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Support Specialist
2 15 (20.27%) Wintel Specialist
2 15 (20.27%) Wintel Support
3 14 (18.92%) C# Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Developer
3 14 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Help Desk Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.05%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) Software Packaging
2 16 (21.62%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) HTML
2 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
2 16 (21.62%) CSS
2 16 (21.62%) WCF
2 16 (21.62%) jQuery
3 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (12.16%) Web Services
4 9 (12.16%) XML
5 7 (9.46%) CSS3
5 7 (9.46%) HTML5
5 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.81%) Clustering
3 7 (9.46%) PDA
4 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 6 (8.11%) Physics
4 6 (8.11%) Chemistry
4 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (71.62%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.11%) Linux
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) AIX
7 1 (1.35%) Solaris
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) ITIL
2 16 (21.62%) MVC
3 13 (17.57%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.16%) Release Management
4 9 (12.16%) Wealth Management
4 9 (12.16%) Coaching
4 9 (12.16%) OO
4 9 (12.16%) SOA
5 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Line Management
7 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.35%) Migration
8 1 (1.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) C#
2 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (70.27%) MCSE
2 31 (41.89%) MCSA
3 20 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (17.57%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (16.22%) CCA
6 10 (13.51%) MCSD
7 7 (9.46%) MCITP
8 6 (8.11%) PhD
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.41%) CCNA
10 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.35%) MCTS
11 1 (1.35%) Degree
11 1 (1.35%) CCEA
11 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (45.95%) XenApp
2 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
3 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (32.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 20 (27.03%) BitLocker
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
6 9 (12.16%) XenDesktop
6 9 (12.16%) vSphere
6 9 (12.16%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (12.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Backup Exec
2 12 (16.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (10.81%) SCCM
3 8 (10.81%) SCOM
3 8 (10.81%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.76%) vMotion
5 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.05%) WSUS
6 2 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (2.70%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 52 (70.27%) Citrix
3 32 (43.24%) VMware
4 27 (36.49%) Cisco
5 24 (32.43%) Remedy
5 24 (32.43%) Sophos
6 12 (16.22%) Symantec
7 9 (12.16%) Veeam
8 8 (10.81%) Websense
9 5 (6.76%) HP
10 3 (4.05%) NetApp
11 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.70%) Apple
12 1 (1.35%) AppSense
12 1 (1.35%) McAfee
12 1 (1.35%) F5
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