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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 68 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.74% 22.97% 18.87%
As % of the Vendors category 62.00% 55.28% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 61 38
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
100 123 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.44% 41.55% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 86 88 85
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 81 (54.73%) Finance
2 67 (45.27%) Windows
3 66 (44.59%) SQL Server
4 61 (41.22%) MS Excel
5 60 (40.54%) SQL
6 53 (35.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (31.76%) Citrix
8 44 (29.73%) .NET
9 41 (27.70%) MCSE
10 38 (25.68%) TCP/IP
10 38 (25.68%) ITIL
11 36 (24.32%) Cisco
12 35 (23.65%) Client/Server
12 35 (23.65%) XenApp
13 34 (22.97%) DNS
13 34 (22.97%) DHCP
14 33 (22.30%) VPN
15 32 (21.62%) MCSA
15 32 (21.62%) VMware
16 31 (20.95%) MS Office
16 31 (20.95%) C#
16 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
18 26 (17.57%) Firewall
18 26 (17.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (16.89%) Remedy
20 24 (16.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
21 23 (15.54%) Linux
21 23 (15.54%) IIS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 23 (15.54%) IIS
2 22 (14.86%) MS Exchange
3 15 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.73%) Lync
7 4 (2.70%) Apache
7 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (41.22%) MS Excel
2 31 (20.95%) MS Office
3 10 (6.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.68%) TCP/IP
2 34 (22.97%) DNS
2 34 (22.97%) DHCP
3 33 (22.30%) VPN
4 26 (17.57%) Firewall
5 16 (10.81%) SMTP
6 15 (10.14%) LAN
7 12 (8.11%) MPLS
8 11 (7.43%) SAN
9 10 (6.76%) BGP
9 10 (6.76%) EIGRP
9 10 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.41%) WAN
11 7 (4.73%) FTP
11 7 (4.73%) HTTP
11 7 (4.73%) SMPP
11 7 (4.73%) Wireless
12 6 (4.05%) Internet
13 5 (3.38%) NetScaler
13 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (44.59%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.46%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.38%) MySQL
8 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.76%) InstallShield
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (4.73%) Subversion
6 3 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.03%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.03%) MSI
7 2 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 81 (54.73%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.05%) Advertising
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (25.00%) Analyst
2 24 (16.22%) Developer
3 19 (12.84%) SQL DBA
3 19 (12.84%) DBA
4 18 (12.16%) Support Specialist
5 15 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Wintel Support
7 12 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Administrator
8 11 (7.43%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (6.76%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.76%) Network Analyst
9 10 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.08%) Wintel Specialist
10 9 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.73%) .NET
2 19 (12.84%) Web Services
2 19 (12.84%) HTML
3 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
4 17 (11.49%) XML
5 16 (10.81%) CSS
5 16 (10.81%) jQuery
6 15 (10.14%) Software Packaging
7 12 (8.11%) SOAP
7 12 (8.11%) COM
7 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (6.76%) WCF
9 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (5.41%) WSDL
11 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.05%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.03%) EDI
12 3 (2.03%) Middleware
13 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.65%) Client/Server
2 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.76%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (6.76%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.73%) Clustering
5 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.38%) PDA
7 4 (2.70%) CMDB
8 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.03%) Data Extraction
8 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.35%) Physics
10 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.27%) Windows
2 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (15.54%) Linux
5 10 (6.76%) UNIX
6 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.68%) ITIL
2 21 (14.19%) Change Management
3 19 (12.84%) SDLC
3 19 (12.84%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (12.84%) MVC
4 13 (8.78%) Release Management
4 13 (8.78%) Data Protection
5 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.43%) Migration
6 11 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.76%) Data Modelling
7 10 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (6.08%) SOA
8 9 (6.08%) Project Management
8 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.73%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.73%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (4.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.54%) SQL
2 31 (20.95%) C#
3 19 (12.84%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.43%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.43%) VBScript
6 8 (5.41%) XPath
6 8 (5.41%) XQuery
6 8 (5.41%) Java
7 4 (2.70%) VB
7 4 (2.70%) Python
8 3 (2.03%) Perl
8 3 (2.03%) PHP
9 2 (1.35%) Ruby
9 2 (1.35%) C
10 1 (0.68%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 53 (35.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (27.70%) MCSE
3 32 (21.62%) MCSA
4 18 (12.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (9.46%) CCNA
5 14 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.43%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (6.08%) MCITP
8 8 (5.41%) CCA
9 6 (4.05%) MCSD
10 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.38%) Degree
11 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.49%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 35 (23.65%) XenApp
2 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
3 24 (16.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 21 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (14.19%) BitLocker
5 14 (9.46%) vSphere
6 10 (6.76%) Hyper-V
7 8 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.70%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.68%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) SCCM
1 12 (8.11%) Backup Exec
1 12 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (5.41%) SCOM
3 6 (4.05%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.05%) WSUS
3 6 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (3.38%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (3.38%) Zenoss
4 5 (3.38%) vMotion
4 5 (3.38%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (31.76%) Citrix
2 36 (24.32%) Cisco
3 32 (21.62%) VMware
4 25 (16.89%) Remedy
5 22 (14.86%) Sophos
6 12 (8.11%) Symantec
7 10 (6.76%) Juniper
7 10 (6.76%) Nokia
7 10 (6.76%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.05%) NetApp
8 6 (4.05%) Veeam
9 5 (3.38%) Websense
10 4 (2.70%) HP
10 4 (2.70%) Dell
10 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.03%) Cognos
11 3 (2.03%) Apple
12 2 (1.35%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.68%) SAP
13 1 (0.68%) Oracle
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