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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.67% 19.22% 16.24%
As % of the Vendors category 45.74% 40.76% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 59 37
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,300 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £51,800 £48,860
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
188 157 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.19% 47.15% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 143 136 98
Average salary £34,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 118 (60.82%) Finance
2 117 (60.31%) Windows
3 78 (40.21%) SQL
4 77 (39.69%) SQL Server
5 67 (34.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (33.51%) Citrix
6 65 (33.51%) .NET
7 64 (32.99%) MS Excel
8 60 (30.93%) MS Office
9 59 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (29.90%) Client/Server
11 52 (26.80%) ITIL
12 51 (26.29%) Active Directory
13 47 (24.23%) MCSE
13 47 (24.23%) TCP/IP
13 47 (24.23%) XenApp
14 45 (23.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 42 (21.65%) C#
16 41 (21.13%) IIS
16 41 (21.13%) VPN
17 39 (20.10%) DNS
17 39 (20.10%) DHCP
18 37 (19.07%) T-SQL
19 36 (18.56%) VMware
20 35 (18.04%) Cisco
21 34 (17.53%) MCSA
22 32 (16.49%) Performance Tuning
23 31 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (15.46%) Capacity Planning
24 30 (15.46%) Citrix Presentation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 41 (21.13%) IIS
2 25 (12.89%) MS Exchange
3 22 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.22%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (6.19%) Lync
7 6 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.52%) Apache
10 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 64 (32.99%) MS Excel
2 60 (30.93%) MS Office
3 7 (3.61%) MS Project
4 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.61%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.23%) TCP/IP
2 41 (21.13%) VPN
3 39 (20.10%) DNS
3 39 (20.10%) DHCP
4 24 (12.37%) Firewall
5 15 (7.73%) SAN
6 14 (7.22%) LAN
6 14 (7.22%) WAN
7 10 (5.15%) Wireless
8 9 (4.64%) VLAN
9 8 (4.12%) NetScaler
10 7 (3.61%) Internet
11 5 (2.58%) MPLS
11 5 (2.58%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.55%) NAS
12 3 (1.55%) BGP
12 3 (1.55%) EIGRP
13 2 (1.03%) Broadband
14 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.64%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.58%) MySQL
9 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (9.28%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (4.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (4.12%) ClearQuest
5 8 (4.12%) MSI
5 8 (4.12%) InstallShield
6 7 (3.61%) FxCop
6 7 (3.61%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.03%) Hudson
General
1 118 (60.82%) Finance
2 6 (3.09%) Advertising
3 1 (0.52%) Banking
3 1 (0.52%) Retail
3 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (23.20%) Analyst
2 36 (18.56%) Developer
3 32 (16.49%) DBA
3 32 (16.49%) SQL DBA
4 27 (13.92%) Support Specialist
5 23 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 22 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (10.31%) Senior Developer
8 18 (9.28%) .NET Developer
8 18 (9.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (8.76%) Wintel Support
9 17 (8.76%) Wintel Specialist
9 17 (8.76%) SQL Server DBA
10 15 (7.73%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (7.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (7.22%) Support Analyst
12 13 (6.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (6.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (6.70%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (5.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.51%) .NET
2 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET
2 28 (14.43%) CSS
3 25 (12.89%) Software Packaging
4 24 (12.37%) HTML
4 24 (12.37%) COM
5 23 (11.86%) XML
6 21 (10.82%) WCF
7 19 (9.79%) jQuery
8 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (7.73%) Web Services
10 13 (6.70%) .NET Framework
10 13 (6.70%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (3.61%) XSL
13 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (3.09%) HTML5
13 6 (3.09%) CSS3
14 3 (1.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (29.90%) Client/Server
2 31 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.86%) N-Tier
3 23 (11.86%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.12%) Clustering
4 8 (4.12%) CMDB
5 7 (3.61%) PDA
6 6 (3.09%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.09%) Physics
6 6 (3.09%) Chemistry
6 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 117 (60.31%) Windows
2 59 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (23.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.19%) Linux
6 11 (5.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.06%) UNIX
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.80%) ITIL
2 32 (16.49%) Performance Tuning
3 30 (15.46%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (12.89%) Migration
5 24 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.37%) Data Protection
6 23 (11.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 23 (11.86%) Data Modelling
6 23 (11.86%) MVC
7 16 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (6.70%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.19%) Change Management
9 12 (6.19%) SOA
9 12 (6.19%) OO
10 11 (5.67%) Load Balancing
10 11 (5.67%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.15%) Coaching
11 10 (5.15%) Wealth Management
11 10 (5.15%) Service Management
12 9 (4.64%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.21%) SQL
2 42 (21.65%) C#
3 37 (19.07%) T-SQL
4 28 (14.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.28%) Java
6 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.58%) Python
8 3 (1.55%) Perl
9 2 (1.03%) PHP
9 2 (1.03%) Delphi
10 1 (0.52%) VBScript
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (34.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (24.23%) MCSE
3 34 (17.53%) MCSA
4 17 (8.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (6.70%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (6.19%) CCA
7 10 (5.15%) MCSD
8 8 (4.12%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.12%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.09%) PhD
10 5 (2.58%) CCNA
10 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.58%) MCITP
10 5 (2.58%) Degree
11 4 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.52%) MCTS
14 1 (0.52%) MCP
14 1 (0.52%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 51 (26.29%) Active Directory
2 47 (24.23%) XenApp
3 30 (15.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 26 (13.40%) BitLocker
5 24 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (7.73%) Hyper-V
7 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.67%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.64%) VMware ESX
9 8 (4.12%) vSphere
10 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (12.89%) SCCM
2 14 (7.22%) SCOM
2 14 (7.22%) Backup Exec
3 13 (6.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (6.19%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.58%) vMotion
6 3 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.03%) WSUS
8 1 (0.52%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 65 (33.51%) Citrix
2 36 (18.56%) VMware
3 35 (18.04%) Cisco
4 30 (15.46%) Remedy
4 30 (15.46%) Sophos
5 13 (6.70%) Symantec
6 11 (5.67%) Veeam
7 10 (5.15%) Websense
8 7 (3.61%) Twitter
9 4 (2.06%) HP
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle
10 3 (1.55%) Juniper
10 3 (1.55%) Nokia
10 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.03%) Apple
11 2 (1.03%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.03%) NetApp
11 2 (1.03%) SAP
11 2 (1.03%) Cognos
11 2 (1.03%) Dell
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £30k per year
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