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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 17 57
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.13% 10.35% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.59% 34.86% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 5
Median salary £37,000 £33,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £48,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% -2.70%
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
146 109 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.59% 29.70% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 119 94 105
Median salary £47,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 34 (97.14%) MCSE
2 28 (80.00%) VMware
3 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
4 24 (68.57%) Windows
5 23 (65.71%) CCNA
5 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
6 19 (54.29%) Citrix
7 18 (51.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (51.43%) MCITP
7 18 (51.43%) XenApp
8 17 (48.57%) SAN
9 16 (45.71%) Firewall
10 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
11 14 (40.00%) Linux
11 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
11 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (31.43%) Advertising
12 11 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
13 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (25.71%) vSphere
13 9 (25.71%) NetBackup
13 9 (25.71%) Backup Exec
13 9 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (25.71%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) SAN
2 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 5 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 7 (20.00%) Big Data
2 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (31.43%) Advertising
2 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (31.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) IT Manager
3 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 8 (22.86%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) IT Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior IT Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) IT Support
5 7 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Citrix Support
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Java EE
1 7 (20.00%) STL
2 2 (5.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Cybercrime
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.00%) Android
5 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C
1 7 (20.00%) C#
1 7 (20.00%) C++
1 7 (20.00%) Java
1 7 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) MCSE
2 23 (65.71%) CCNA
2 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (51.43%) MCITP
3 18 (51.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (25.71%) MCSA
5 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) CISSP
6 7 (20.00%) GIAC
6 7 (20.00%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (20.00%) SANS
6 7 (20.00%) SSCP
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) XenApp
2 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) vSphere
4 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Backup Exec
1 9 (25.71%) NetBackup
1 9 (25.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) VMware
2 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
4 9 (25.71%) Dell
4 9 (25.71%) HP
4 9 (25.71%) NetApp
4 9 (25.71%) Sophos
4 9 (25.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago