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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 56 25 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.79% 14.04% 14.74%
As % of the Vendors category 44.80% 52.08% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 50
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
125 48 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 44.17% 26.97% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 45 140
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 83 (68.03%) Windows
2 74 (60.66%) SQL
3 72 (59.02%) MS Excel
4 61 (50.00%) XML
5 51 (41.80%) SQL Server
6 45 (36.89%) C#
7 41 (33.61%) HTML
8 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (29.51%) Finance
10 34 (27.87%) .NET
10 34 (27.87%) Mobile App
11 32 (26.23%) Mobile Application Development
12 31 (25.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 29 (23.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET
14 28 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (22.13%) CSS
16 26 (21.31%) Web Services
16 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
17 25 (20.49%) MS Office
18 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
19 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (18.03%) SMTP
20 21 (17.21%) FTP
20 21 (17.21%) XQuery
20 21 (17.21%) VMware
20 21 (17.21%) XPath
20 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET 2.0
20 21 (17.21%) Relational Database
21 18 (14.75%) Management Information System

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (11.48%) IIS
2 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 72 (59.02%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.49%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.03%) SMTP
2 21 (17.21%) FTP
3 9 (7.38%) SSL
3 9 (7.38%) Firewall
4 8 (6.56%) DNS
4 8 (6.56%) LAN
5 7 (5.74%) DHCP
5 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.92%) Internet
7 5 (4.10%) Network Security
7 5 (4.10%) WAN
7 5 (4.10%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.46%) Wireless
9 2 (1.64%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.64%) BGP
9 2 (1.64%) MPLS
9 2 (1.64%) VoIP
9 2 (1.64%) VPN
9 2 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (41.80%) SQL Server
2 29 (23.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (17.21%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.02%) SQLite
6 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.82%) MS Access
9 1 (0.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Subversion
2 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.46%) NUnit
4 3 (2.46%) Selenium
4 3 (2.46%) GDB
4 3 (2.46%) WinDbg
4 3 (2.46%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 23 (18.85%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.84%) Military
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Developer
2 23 (18.85%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.21%) Software Developer
3 21 (17.21%) .NET Software Developer
4 18 (14.75%) Analyst
5 17 (13.93%) Software Engineer
6 16 (13.11%) Support Analyst
6 16 (13.11%) Support Engineer
7 14 (11.48%) Applications Support
8 11 (9.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (9.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 11 (9.02%) Mobile Developer
9 10 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (5.74%) Lead Developer
13 6 (4.92%) Junior
13 6 (4.92%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (4.92%) Junior Developer
14 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (50.00%) XML
2 41 (33.61%) HTML
3 34 (27.87%) .NET
4 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET
5 27 (22.13%) CSS
6 26 (21.31%) Web Services
7 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 15 (12.30%) SOAP
8 15 (12.30%) JSON
8 15 (12.30%) REST
9 6 (4.92%) WCF
10 4 (3.28%) COM
10 4 (3.28%) jQuery
11 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.64%) STL
12 2 (1.64%) MFC
12 2 (1.64%) D-Bus
12 2 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (1.64%) Qt
12 2 (1.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.87%) Mobile App
2 18 (14.75%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.84%) Smartphone
4 12 (9.84%) PKI
5 11 (9.02%) iPhone
6 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) EPoS
6 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.64%) CCTV
7 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.82%) Open Source
7 1 (0.82%) PMI
7 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.82%) Handset
7 1 (0.82%) Firmware
7 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 83 (68.03%) Windows
2 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.48%) Linux
5 13 (10.66%) Windows XP
6 11 (9.02%) Apple iOS
6 11 (9.02%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.02%) Android
7 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.46%) UNIX
10 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) Mobile Application Development
2 17 (13.93%) Time Management
2 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
3 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
3 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
3 13 (10.66%) Information Security
4 12 (9.84%) Line Management
4 12 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (9.02%) Android Development
5 11 (9.02%) iOS Development
5 11 (9.02%) OO
6 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.92%) ITIL
8 5 (4.10%) Workflow
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.10%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.28%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.28%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (60.66%) SQL
2 45 (36.89%) C#
3 26 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.21%) XQuery
4 21 (17.21%) XPath
5 18 (14.75%) C++
6 15 (12.30%) C
7 14 (11.48%) T-SQL
8 12 (9.84%) Java
9 11 (9.02%) Objective-C
10 9 (7.38%) Python
11 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.28%) VBScript
13 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.64%) VBA
15 1 (0.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.02%) DV Cleared
3 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.56%) CCNA
5 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.10%) MCSE
6 5 (4.10%) CCIE
6 5 (4.10%) CCNP
7 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.46%) CEH
9 2 (1.64%) MCSA
9 2 (1.64%) HP ASE
9 2 (1.64%) MCITP
10 1 (0.82%) MCTS
10 1 (0.82%) Degree
10 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) Hyper-V
2 15 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) XenApp
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (25.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
2 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.82%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) VMware
2 12 (9.84%) Cisco
3 10 (8.20%) Citrix
4 5 (4.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle
5 3 (2.46%) HP
6 2 (1.64%) Aruba
6 2 (1.64%) Websense
6 2 (1.64%) Dell
6 2 (1.64%) Juniper
6 2 (1.64%) Nokia
6 2 (1.64%) Apple
6 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.64%) Symantec
6 2 (1.64%) IBM
6 2 (1.64%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.82%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.82%) Vizioncore
7 1 (0.82%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.82%) Remedy
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