The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.01% 5.26% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 17.74% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 13
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 62 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.50% 29.67% 48.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 142
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) MCTS
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) Firmware
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) MCP
8 2 (20.00%) MCSA
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) COM
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) D-Bus
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) CCTV
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) MCTS
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) CCA
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
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