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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 40 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.74% 2.65% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 8.62% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Average salary £42,750 £23,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.91% -41.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
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
75 58 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.04% 30.69% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 104
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (85.71%) MCSE
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) RHCE
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) LPIC
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
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