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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 58 51 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.74% 18.89% 13.61%
As % of the Vendors category 55.24% 49.04% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 55 44 24
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 £26,200 £24,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
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
105 104 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.11% 38.52% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 86 77 58
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 74 (54.01%) Finance
2 68 (49.64%) SQL Server
3 56 (40.88%) MS Excel
4 55 (40.15%) SQL
4 55 (40.15%) Windows
5 43 (31.39%) .NET
6 39 (28.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (24.82%) C#
8 32 (23.36%) Citrix
9 30 (21.90%) ITIL
10 29 (21.17%) TCP/IP
11 28 (20.44%) Cisco
11 28 (20.44%) MCSE
11 28 (20.44%) MS Office
11 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (19.71%) Client/Server
12 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (18.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (18.98%) DNS
13 26 (18.98%) DHCP
14 25 (18.25%) MCSA
14 25 (18.25%) Firewall
14 25 (18.25%) XenApp
15 24 (17.52%) VMware
16 23 (16.79%) VPN
16 23 (16.79%) Active Directory
16 23 (16.79%) Change Management
17 22 (16.06%) HTML
17 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
18 21 (15.33%) Linux

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (14.60%) IIS
2 18 (13.14%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.38%) Lync
6 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.19%) SAS
8 3 (2.19%) Apache
9 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (40.88%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.44%) MS Office
3 10 (7.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.17%) TCP/IP
2 26 (18.98%) DNS
2 26 (18.98%) DHCP
3 25 (18.25%) Firewall
4 23 (16.79%) VPN
5 21 (15.33%) SMTP
6 14 (10.22%) LAN
7 11 (8.03%) FTP
7 11 (8.03%) HTTP
7 11 (8.03%) MPLS
7 11 (8.03%) SMPP
8 10 (7.30%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (7.30%) BGP
8 10 (7.30%) EIGRP
9 8 (5.84%) SAN
10 5 (3.65%) Internet
10 5 (3.65%) Network Security
10 5 (3.65%) Wireless
11 4 (2.92%) WAN
12 3 (2.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (49.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (10.22%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.19%) MySQL
9 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.68%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.76%) InstallShield
4 9 (6.57%) Subversion
5 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.19%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.19%) MSI
7 2 (1.46%) Selenium
7 2 (1.46%) Hudson
General
1 74 (54.01%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.65%) Back Office
4 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (29.20%) Analyst
2 23 (16.79%) Developer
3 17 (12.41%) Senior Developer
4 16 (11.68%) DBA
4 16 (11.68%) SQL DBA
5 14 (10.22%) Administrator
6 13 (9.49%) Support Specialist
7 11 (8.03%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.03%) Wintel Support
7 11 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.30%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.30%) Network Analyst
8 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.57%) Senior Network Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.39%) .NET
2 22 (16.06%) HTML
3 21 (15.33%) XML
4 20 (14.60%) CSS
5 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
5 19 (13.87%) Web Services
5 19 (13.87%) jQuery
6 15 (10.95%) SOAP
7 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (8.76%) WSDL
9 10 (7.30%) Software Packaging
10 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.57%) COM
11 7 (5.11%) WCF
12 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (2.92%) Middleware
14 2 (1.46%) XML Messaging
14 2 (1.46%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Client/Server
2 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.84%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.84%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (5.11%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.65%) Clustering
6 4 (2.92%) CMDB
7 3 (2.19%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.46%) Physics
8 2 (1.46%) PDA
9 1 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 55 (40.15%) Windows
2 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (15.33%) Linux
4 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.30%) UNIX
6 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) ITIL
2 23 (16.79%) Change Management
3 19 (13.87%) MVC
3 19 (13.87%) SDLC
4 16 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.22%) Release Management
7 12 (8.76%) Data Protection
8 11 (8.03%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (7.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.84%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (5.84%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.84%) Wealth Management
11 8 (5.84%) Migration
11 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.84%) Project Management
11 8 (5.84%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.11%) SOA
12 7 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.15%) SQL
2 34 (24.82%) C#
3 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.95%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.76%) XQuery
5 12 (8.76%) XPath
6 11 (8.03%) VBScript
7 9 (6.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.92%) VB
8 4 (2.92%) Java
9 2 (1.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
9 2 (1.46%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) Ruby
9 2 (1.46%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (28.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.44%) MCSE
3 25 (18.25%) MCSA
4 14 (10.22%) CCNA
4 14 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (8.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.57%) MCITP
6 9 (6.57%) Degree
7 6 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.65%) MCSD
9 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.19%) CCA
11 2 (1.46%) ISEB
11 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 25 (18.25%) XenApp
2 23 (16.79%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 16 (11.68%) BitLocker
5 15 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (8.03%) vSphere
7 9 (6.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.38%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.65%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.73%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (6.57%) Backup Exec
1 9 (6.57%) SCCM
2 8 (5.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.38%) WSUS
3 6 (4.38%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.65%) SCOM
4 5 (3.65%) Zenoss
4 5 (3.65%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.46%) vMotion
6 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (23.36%) Citrix
2 28 (20.44%) Cisco
3 24 (17.52%) VMware
4 20 (14.60%) Remedy
5 17 (12.41%) Sophos
6 10 (7.30%) CheckPoint
6 10 (7.30%) Juniper
6 10 (7.30%) Nokia
7 9 (6.57%) Symantec
8 6 (4.38%) NetApp
9 5 (3.65%) Dell
10 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.19%) Cognos
11 3 (2.19%) HP
11 3 (2.19%) Veeam
12 2 (1.46%) Websense
12 2 (1.46%) Apple
13 1 (0.73%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.73%) Computacenter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago