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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 65 74 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.17% 24.10% 19.82%
As % of the Vendors category 59.09% 56.06% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 61 67 42
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
110 132 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.45% 43.00% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 102 93
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,400 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 84 (56.00%) Finance
2 75 (50.00%) Windows
3 63 (42.00%) SQL
3 63 (42.00%) SQL Server
4 56 (37.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (34.00%) MS Excel
6 50 (33.33%) Citrix
7 42 (28.00%) MCSE
8 41 (27.33%) TCP/IP
8 41 (27.33%) .NET
9 39 (26.00%) MS Office
10 38 (25.33%) ITIL
10 38 (25.33%) Client/Server
11 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (24.67%) XenApp
12 36 (24.00%) VMware
13 35 (23.33%) VPN
13 35 (23.33%) Cisco
14 33 (22.00%) DNS
14 33 (22.00%) DHCP
15 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (20.67%) MCSA
16 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
17 28 (18.67%) IIS
17 28 (18.67%) C#
18 27 (18.00%) Firewall
19 26 (17.33%) MS Exchange
20 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
21 24 (16.00%) T-SQL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (18.67%) IIS
2 26 (17.33%) MS Exchange
3 19 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (6.00%) Lync
7 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.67%) Apache
8 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 39 (26.00%) MS Office
3 9 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.33%) TCP/IP
2 35 (23.33%) VPN
3 33 (22.00%) DNS
3 33 (22.00%) DHCP
4 27 (18.00%) Firewall
5 15 (10.00%) LAN
6 14 (9.33%) SAN
7 11 (7.33%) MPLS
8 10 (6.67%) Wireless
8 10 (6.67%) WAN
8 10 (6.67%) SMTP
9 9 (6.00%) BGP
9 9 (6.00%) EIGRP
9 9 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.67%) NetScaler
10 7 (4.67%) VLAN
11 6 (4.00%) Internet
12 5 (3.33%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.00%) Network Security
14 2 (1.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.00%) MySQL
7 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.00%) MSI
4 3 (2.00%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.33%) FxCop
5 2 (1.33%) StyleCop
5 2 (1.33%) Hudson
General
1 84 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Advertising
3 2 (1.33%) Back Office
3 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (21.33%) Analyst
2 26 (17.33%) Developer
3 23 (15.33%) DBA
3 23 (15.33%) SQL DBA
4 18 (12.00%) Support Specialist
5 15 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.67%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Wintel Support
6 13 (8.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (7.33%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.67%) Administrator
9 10 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Wintel Specialist
10 9 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) Network Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.33%) .NET
2 18 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.33%) HTML
4 16 (10.67%) COM
4 16 (10.67%) CSS
5 15 (10.00%) Web Services
5 15 (10.00%) XML
5 15 (10.00%) Software Packaging
6 14 (9.33%) jQuery
7 13 (8.67%) WCF
8 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (5.33%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (4.67%) SOAP
12 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.00%) Middleware
13 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.00%) EDI
13 3 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.33%) Client/Server
2 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.33%) N-Tier
3 14 (9.33%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (6.00%) Clustering
5 6 (4.00%) PDA
6 5 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.00%) Physics
7 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.00%) CMDB
7 3 (2.00%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.67%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 75 (50.00%) Windows
2 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (15.33%) Linux
5 9 (6.00%) UNIX
5 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.33%) ITIL
2 23 (15.33%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (12.00%) SDLC
3 18 (12.00%) MVC
4 16 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.67%) Data Protection
5 15 (10.00%) Migration
6 14 (9.33%) Data Modelling
6 14 (9.33%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (9.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (8.00%) Change Management
8 10 (6.67%) SOA
8 10 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (6.00%) Project Management
9 9 (6.00%) OO
9 9 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.33%) Service Management
10 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.00%) SQL
2 28 (18.67%) C#
3 24 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.33%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.67%) VBScript
6 10 (6.67%) Java
7 5 (3.33%) Python
8 4 (2.67%) PHP
9 3 (2.00%) XPath
9 3 (2.00%) XQuery
9 3 (2.00%) Perl
9 3 (2.00%) VB
10 2 (1.33%) C
10 2 (1.33%) Delphi
10 2 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (37.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (28.00%) MCSE
3 31 (20.67%) MCSA
4 20 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (8.67%) CCNA
5 13 (8.67%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.67%) CCA
7 9 (6.00%) MCITP
8 7 (4.67%) MCSD
9 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.67%) Degree
11 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 37 (24.67%) XenApp
2 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (15.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 20 (13.33%) BitLocker
6 14 (9.33%) vSphere
7 13 (8.67%) Hyper-V
8 11 (7.33%) XenDesktop
9 9 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.67%) Postfix
12 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (10.67%) SCCM
2 15 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 11 (7.33%) SCOM
4 8 (5.33%) SCVMM
5 6 (4.00%) WSUS
5 6 (4.00%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.33%) Zenoss
6 5 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (3.33%) vMotion
7 2 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 50 (33.33%) Citrix
2 36 (24.00%) VMware
3 35 (23.33%) Cisco
4 23 (15.33%) Remedy
4 23 (15.33%) Sophos
5 15 (10.00%) Symantec
6 9 (6.00%) Veeam
6 9 (6.00%) Juniper
6 9 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.00%) Nokia
7 8 (5.33%) Websense
8 6 (4.00%) NetApp
9 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.67%) HP
9 4 (2.67%) Dell
10 3 (2.00%) Apple
10 3 (2.00%) Cognos
11 2 (1.33%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.33%) Twitter
12 1 (0.67%) AppSense
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