The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheltenham region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 62 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.02% 16.74% 5.79%
As % of the Vendors category 40.79% 39.39% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 22
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £28,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £45,930 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
152 99 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 44.19% 42.49% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 135 97 134
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (52.29%) C#
1 57 (52.29%) .NET
2 55 (50.46%) SQL
3 52 (47.71%) MS Excel
4 50 (45.87%) ASP.NET
5 49 (44.95%) Windows
5 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
6 35 (32.11%) HTML
7 29 (26.61%) Finance
8 28 (25.69%) CSS
9 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
10 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (20.18%) jQuery
11 22 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (20.18%) VMware
12 21 (19.27%) MVC
13 20 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (17.43%) XML
15 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (13.76%) Visual Studio
16 15 (13.76%) Web Services
16 15 (13.76%) T-SQL
17 14 (12.84%) MS Office
17 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
17 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (12.84%) Mobile App
18 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
18 13 (11.93%) Telecoms

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.59%) WordPress
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.59%) CMS
3 4 (3.67%) IIS
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.92%) Lync
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 52 (47.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.84%) MS Office
3 5 (4.59%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.67%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) SMTP
1 12 (11.01%) FTP
2 8 (7.34%) Firewall
3 7 (6.42%) DNS
4 6 (5.50%) DHCP
4 6 (5.50%) Network Security
5 5 (4.59%) Internet
6 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.67%) SSL
7 3 (2.75%) WAN
7 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.75%) LAN
8 2 (1.83%) SMPP
8 2 (1.83%) SAN
8 2 (1.83%) HTTP
8 2 (1.83%) VPN
9 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (11.01%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (6.42%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.83%) MySQL
8 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.67%) Subversion
3 2 (1.83%) Selenium
3 2 (1.83%) NUnit
3 2 (1.83%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.26%) Marketing
4 5 (4.59%) Military
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (46.79%) Developer
2 35 (32.11%) .NET Developer
3 22 (20.18%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (18.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (18.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.84%) Software Developer
7 12 (11.01%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.50%) DBA
10 6 (5.50%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.59%) Web Applications Developer
11 5 (4.59%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (52.29%) .NET
2 50 (45.87%) ASP.NET
3 35 (32.11%) HTML
4 28 (25.69%) CSS
5 22 (20.18%) jQuery
6 19 (17.43%) XML
7 15 (13.76%) Web Services
8 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 10 (9.17%) WPF
11 8 (7.34%) HTML5
12 7 (6.42%) WCF
13 6 (5.50%) CSS3
14 5 (4.59%) Ajax
15 4 (3.67%) COM
16 3 (2.75%) WinForms
17 2 (1.83%) Silverlight
17 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
18 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (10.09%) N-Tier
4 8 (7.34%) PKI
5 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.59%) PMI
7 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.83%) Firmware
9 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.92%) CCTV
10 1 (0.92%) Clustering
10 1 (0.92%) Open Source
10 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.95%) Windows
2 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
5 13 (11.93%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.26%) Linux
7 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.50%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.92%) Android
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) MVC
2 12 (11.01%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (9.17%) OOP
3 10 (9.17%) OO
3 10 (9.17%) V-Model
3 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
4 9 (8.26%) Time Management
5 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.34%) Project Management
5 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.42%) SOA
7 6 (5.50%) Scrum
7 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.50%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (4.59%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.59%) Web Design
8 5 (4.59%) Web Usability
8 5 (4.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 57 (52.29%) C#
2 55 (50.46%) SQL
3 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.76%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.01%) XQuery
5 12 (11.01%) XPath
6 11 (10.09%) VB
6 11 (10.09%) C++
7 8 (7.34%) C
8 7 (6.42%) Java
9 6 (5.50%) PHP
10 4 (3.67%) Delphi
10 4 (3.67%) Python
11 2 (1.83%) XAML
11 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) MCSE
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.59%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.59%) CCIE
3 5 (4.59%) CCNP
4 4 (3.67%) CCNA
4 4 (3.67%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) MCITP
4 4 (3.67%) CEH
5 3 (2.75%) MCTS
5 3 (2.75%) HP ASE
6 2 (1.83%) MCP
6 2 (1.83%) MCSA
6 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.83%) vSphere
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) VMware
2 6 (5.50%) Citrix
3 5 (4.59%) Alterian
3 5 (4.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco
3 5 (4.59%) Adobe
4 4 (3.67%) HP
4 4 (3.67%) SmartFocus
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle
5 3 (2.75%) IBM
5 3 (2.75%) Symantec
5 3 (2.75%) Remedy
6 1 (0.92%) Telerik
6 1 (0.92%) Mitel
6 1 (0.92%) ProCurve
6 1 (0.92%) NetApp
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 28,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago