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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 86 61 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.37% 22.85% 12.13%
As % of the Vendors category 44.79% 53.51% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 79 58 36
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,600 £37,500
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
192 114 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.24% 42.70% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 166 95 108
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 92 (66.67%) Windows
2 69 (50.00%) SQL
3 64 (46.38%) Finance
4 60 (43.48%) MS Excel
5 57 (41.30%) SQL Server
6 52 (37.68%) XML
7 47 (34.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (31.88%) C#
9 38 (27.54%) .NET
10 37 (26.81%) HTML
11 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
12 32 (23.19%) CSS
13 30 (21.74%) Active Directory
14 29 (21.01%) MS Office
15 28 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET
16 27 (19.57%) Citrix
17 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 23 (16.67%) ITIL
19 21 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (15.22%) Mobile App
20 20 (14.49%) VMware
21 19 (13.77%) T-SQL
22 18 (13.04%) Java
22 18 (13.04%) Telecoms
22 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 18 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
22 18 (13.04%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (12.32%) IIS
2 15 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 60 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 29 (21.01%) MS Office
3 7 (5.07%) MS Project
4 4 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.59%) SMTP
2 15 (10.87%) FTP
3 11 (7.97%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.97%) Firewall
4 10 (7.25%) Internet
4 10 (7.25%) DNS
5 9 (6.52%) VPN
5 9 (6.52%) DHCP
6 7 (5.07%) SSL
6 7 (5.07%) Network Security
7 6 (4.35%) LAN
8 4 (2.90%) Wireless
9 3 (2.17%) SAN
9 3 (2.17%) NAS
10 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.45%) MPLS
10 2 (1.45%) BGP
10 2 (1.45%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.45%) VoIP
10 2 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.17%) SQLite
6 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.45%) MySQL
7 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.45%) SSDT
8 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.07%) Subversion
2 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.90%) WinDbg
4 4 (2.90%) GDB
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.45%) FxCop
5 2 (1.45%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.72%) MSI
6 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 64 (46.38%) Finance
2 18 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.97%) Military
4 3 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (24.64%) Developer
2 30 (21.74%) Analyst
3 23 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 19 (13.77%) Support Analyst
5 16 (11.59%) Applications Support
6 15 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 15 (10.87%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.80%) Administrator
10 8 (5.80%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Change Manager
11 7 (5.07%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Business Manager
11 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.68%) XML
2 38 (27.54%) .NET
3 37 (26.81%) HTML
4 32 (23.19%) CSS
5 27 (19.57%) ASP.NET
6 15 (10.87%) Web Services
6 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 10 (7.25%) jQuery
7 10 (7.25%) WCF
8 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.07%) .NET Framework
9 7 (5.07%) COM
10 6 (4.35%) Software Packaging
11 5 (3.62%) JSON
12 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.17%) REST
13 3 (2.17%) SOAP
14 2 (1.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.42%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.07%) PKI
6 4 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) iPhone
7 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.45%) CCTV
8 2 (1.45%) EPoS
8 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.45%) Physics
8 2 (1.45%) Chemistry
8 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (66.67%) Windows
2 47 (34.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.42%) Linux
7 9 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (5.07%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.17%) Android
11 2 (1.45%) UNIX
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.67%) ITIL
2 18 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
3 16 (11.59%) Data Protection
4 14 (10.14%) Time Management
5 13 (9.42%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.70%) Information Security
6 12 (8.70%) Change Management
7 11 (7.97%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (7.25%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.52%) MVC
10 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (5.07%) Performance Management
11 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.07%) Change Control
11 7 (5.07%) Budget Control
11 7 (5.07%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.07%) OO
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.00%) SQL
2 44 (31.88%) C#
3 33 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.77%) T-SQL
5 18 (13.04%) Java
6 15 (10.87%) C++
6 15 (10.87%) XQuery
6 15 (10.87%) XPath
7 11 (7.97%) C
8 9 (6.52%) Python
9 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.45%) VBA
10 2 (1.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.42%) MCSE
3 13 (9.42%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.25%) MCSA
5 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.62%) CCNA
6 5 (3.62%) MCITP
6 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.90%) HP ASE
8 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.17%) Degree
8 3 (2.17%) MCSD
9 2 (1.45%) PhD
9 2 (1.45%) MCTS
9 2 (1.45%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) CCENT
10 1 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.32%) XenApp
3 16 (11.59%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.45%) vSphere
5 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (5.80%) SCCM
3 4 (2.90%) SCOM
4 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.72%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Citrix
2 20 (14.49%) VMware
3 16 (11.59%) Cisco
4 8 (5.80%) Remedy
5 6 (4.35%) Sophos
5 6 (4.35%) HP
6 4 (2.90%) IBM
6 4 (2.90%) Juniper
6 4 (2.90%) Symantec
7 3 (2.17%) Dell
8 2 (1.45%) Nokia
8 2 (1.45%) Apple
8 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle
8 2 (1.45%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.45%) Aruba
8 2 (1.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.72%) Meraki
9 1 (0.72%) F5
9 1 (0.72%) Kaspersky
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