The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 53 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.85% 15.34% 13.19%
As % of the Vendors category 39.55% 60.42% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 42
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £50,000 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 48 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.12% 25.40% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 107 44 127
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cheltenham region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Microsoft 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.

1 86 (67.72%) Windows
2 75 (59.06%) SQL
3 70 (55.12%) MS Excel
4 63 (49.61%) XML
5 50 (39.37%) SQL Server
6 42 (33.07%) C#
7 41 (32.28%) Finance
8 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (30.71%) HTML
10 32 (25.20%) .NET
10 32 (25.20%) Mobile App
11 30 (23.62%) Mobile Application Development
12 29 (22.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (21.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (20.47%) MS Office
15 26 (20.47%) Web Services
16 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET
16 25 (19.69%) CSS
17 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
18 21 (16.54%) VMware
18 21 (16.54%) Telecoms
19 20 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 20 (15.75%) SMTP
20 19 (14.96%) FTP
20 19 (14.96%) XQuery
20 19 (14.96%) XPath
20 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET 2.0
20 19 (14.96%) Relational Database
21 18 (14.17%) Time Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.39%) IIS
2 14 (11.02%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 70 (55.12%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.47%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) SMTP
2 19 (14.96%) FTP
3 11 (8.66%) Firewall
4 9 (7.09%) SSL
4 9 (7.09%) Internet
5 8 (6.30%) DNS
5 8 (6.30%) LAN
6 7 (5.51%) Network Security
6 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.51%) DHCP
7 5 (3.94%) WAN
7 5 (3.94%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (3.15%) VPN
9 3 (2.36%) Wireless
10 2 (1.57%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.57%) MPLS
10 2 (1.57%) BGP
10 2 (1.57%) VoIP
10 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (15.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (14.96%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.66%) SQLite
6 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.57%) SSDT
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Subversion
2 8 (6.30%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.36%) GDB
4 3 (2.36%) WinDbg
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.57%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.57%) Selenium
5 2 (1.57%) NUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (32.28%) Finance
2 21 (16.54%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.45%) Military
4 3 (2.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Analyst
3 21 (16.54%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.75%) Support Analyst
5 19 (14.96%) Software Developer
5 19 (14.96%) .NET Software Developer
6 17 (13.39%) Applications Support
7 16 (12.60%) Support Engineer
7 16 (12.60%) Software Engineer
8 12 (9.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (8.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 11 (8.66%) Mobile Developer
9 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (5.51%) Help Desk Support
12 7 (5.51%) Lead Developer
13 6 (4.72%) Junior
13 6 (4.72%) Junior Developer
14 5 (3.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (49.61%) XML
2 39 (30.71%) HTML
3 32 (25.20%) .NET
4 26 (20.47%) Web Services
5 25 (19.69%) ASP.NET
5 25 (19.69%) CSS
6 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 15 (11.81%) SOAP
7 15 (11.81%) JSON
7 15 (11.81%) REST
8 6 (4.72%) WCF
9 4 (3.15%) COM
9 4 (3.15%) jQuery
10 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.57%) STL
11 2 (1.57%) MFC
11 2 (1.57%) D-Bus
11 2 (1.57%) Qt
11 2 (1.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.20%) Mobile App
2 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.45%) Smartphone
4 12 (9.45%) PKI
5 11 (8.66%) iPhone
6 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.57%) EPoS
6 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.57%) CCTV
7 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.79%) Open Source
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.79%) Handset
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 86 (67.72%) Windows
2 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.02%) Linux
4 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.24%) Windows XP
6 11 (8.66%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.66%) Apple iOS
6 11 (8.66%) Android
7 8 (6.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.36%) UNIX
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Mobile Application Development
2 18 (14.17%) Time Management
3 16 (12.60%) Unit Testing
3 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering
4 13 (10.24%) Information Security
5 12 (9.45%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.45%) Line Management
6 11 (8.66%) Android Development
6 11 (8.66%) iOS Development
6 11 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (8.66%) Data Protection
6 11 (8.66%) OO
7 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL
10 5 (3.94%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.94%) Change Management
10 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.94%) Workflow
11 4 (3.15%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.06%) SQL
2 42 (33.07%) C#
3 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.96%) XQuery
4 19 (14.96%) XPath
5 18 (14.17%) C++
6 16 (12.60%) Java
7 15 (11.81%) C
7 15 (11.81%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.66%) Objective-C
9 9 (7.09%) Python
10 5 (3.94%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.15%) VBScript
12 2 (1.57%) VBA
12 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.30%) CCNA
5 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.94%) MCSE
6 5 (3.94%) CCIE
6 5 (3.94%) CCNP
7 4 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.36%) CEH
9 2 (1.57%) MCSA
9 2 (1.57%) HP ASE
9 2 (1.57%) MCITP
10 1 (0.79%) MCTS
10 1 (0.79%) Degree
10 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (13.39%) Hyper-V
2 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
3 15 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.94%) XenApp
5 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (22.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) VMware
2 14 (11.02%) Cisco
3 12 (9.45%) Citrix
4 5 (3.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (3.15%) Juniper
6 3 (2.36%) HP
7 2 (1.57%) Apple
7 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.57%) Websense
7 2 (1.57%) Symantec
7 2 (1.57%) IBM
7 2 (1.57%) Dell
7 2 (1.57%) Nokia
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle
7 2 (1.57%) Aruba
7 2 (1.57%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.79%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.79%) Vizioncore
8 1 (0.79%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.79%) Remedy
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