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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 56 105 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.36% 23.76% 14.50%
As % of the Vendors category 41.79% 55.26% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 54 98 35
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
134 190 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.36% 42.99% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 100 158 79
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 51 (51.52%) SQL
2 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
3 40 (40.40%) Windows
4 34 (34.34%) .NET
4 34 (34.34%) Finance
5 33 (33.33%) C#
6 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
7 28 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (27.27%) SDLC
8 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 27 (27.27%) XML
9 25 (25.25%) VMware
10 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
11 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (22.22%) MVC
12 21 (21.21%) Web Services
12 21 (21.21%) HTML
13 20 (20.20%) IIS
13 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (19.19%) Firewall
14 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (18.18%) Mobile App
15 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
15 18 (18.18%) SMTP
15 18 (18.18%) Cisco
16 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
16 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (16.16%) Telecoms
17 16 (16.16%) CSS
17 16 (16.16%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (20.20%) IIS
2 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.05%) Apache
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (29.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.08%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
4 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Firewall
2 18 (18.18%) SMTP
3 15 (15.15%) HTTP
4 14 (14.14%) FTP
4 14 (14.14%) SMPP
5 13 (13.13%) Internet
5 13 (13.13%) VPN
6 12 (12.12%) MPLS
6 12 (12.12%) SAN
6 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (7.07%) DHCP
8 7 (7.07%) DNS
9 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.05%) SSL
10 4 (4.04%) LAN
11 3 (3.03%) WAN
11 3 (3.03%) Wireless
12 2 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.05%) MySQL
7 4 (4.04%) Big Data
7 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.04%) Star Schema
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.01%) MS Access
10 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.04%) JUnit
4 3 (3.03%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.03%) InstallShield
4 3 (3.03%) MSI
4 3 (3.03%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.01%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.01%) WiX
General
1 34 (34.34%) Finance
2 16 (16.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.07%) Advertising
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Analyst
4 15 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 14 (14.14%) SQL Developer
5 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 13 (13.13%) .NET Software Developer
6 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.13%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (13.13%) Software Developer
7 12 (12.12%) Support Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (9.09%) Applications Support
9 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Network Engineer
10 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
10 8 (8.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) .NET
2 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 27 (27.27%) XML
3 21 (21.21%) HTML
3 21 (21.21%) Web Services
4 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (16.16%) CSS
5 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (14.14%) jQuery
6 14 (14.14%) SOAP
6 14 (14.14%) WSDL
7 5 (5.05%) ADO.NET
7 5 (5.05%) COM
7 5 (5.05%) COM+
8 3 (3.03%) XML Messaging
9 2 (2.02%) HTML5
9 2 (2.02%) LAMP
10 1 (1.01%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (1.01%) CSS3
10 1 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.06%) CMDB
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.04%) PMI
5 4 (4.04%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.40%) Windows
2 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.12%) Linux
7 8 (8.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.02%) CentOS
9 1 (1.01%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) SDLC
2 22 (22.22%) MVC
3 16 (16.16%) ITIL
4 14 (14.14%) Technical Analysis
5 13 (13.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.10%) Data Protection
8 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.05%) Analytics
10 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.05%) Wealth Management
11 4 (4.04%) Data Analytics
11 4 (4.04%) ETL
11 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.52%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) C#
3 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.14%) XPath
4 14 (14.14%) XQuery
5 7 (7.07%) Java
6 5 (5.05%) C++
6 5 (5.05%) VB
6 5 (5.05%) VB6
7 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) Perl
8 2 (2.02%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.11%) MCSE
3 9 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 7 (7.07%) ISEB
4 7 (7.07%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (6.06%) MCITP
5 6 (6.06%) MCSA
6 5 (5.05%) CCNA
6 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.04%) CCNP
7 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.02%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (2.02%) HP ASE
9 2 (2.02%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 6 (6.06%) SLA
3 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.13%) XenApp
3 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (11.11%) vSphere
5 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.03%) Postfix
7 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (7.07%) Backup Exec
2 7 (7.07%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.05%) SCCM
5 4 (4.04%) SCOM
5 4 (4.04%) WSUS
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) VMware
2 18 (18.18%) Cisco
3 14 (14.14%) Citrix
4 8 (8.08%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.08%) NetApp
4 8 (8.08%) Symantec
5 6 (6.06%) Dell
5 6 (6.06%) Sophos
6 4 (4.04%) HP
6 4 (4.04%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.03%) Meraki
7 3 (3.03%) Remedy
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 2 (2.02%) Google
8 2 (2.02%) IronPort
8 2 (2.02%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.02%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.02%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.01%) EMC
9 1 (1.01%) Sourcefire
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, bonus and others
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car(7k)travel-Pension-15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago