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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 94 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.10% 17.67% 20.45%
As % of the Vendors category 49.74% 49.50% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 86 44 44
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,150 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
189 101 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 46.44% 35.69% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 147 87 88
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,200 £45,000
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 2 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 107 (60.11%) Windows
2 87 (48.88%) Finance
3 69 (38.76%) SQL
4 64 (35.96%) SQL Server
5 58 (32.58%) .NET
6 55 (30.90%) MS Excel
7 54 (30.34%) Citrix
7 54 (30.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (29.78%) C#
9 52 (29.21%) MS Office
10 50 (28.09%) Active Directory
11 39 (21.91%) Client/Server
12 38 (21.35%) ITIL
13 37 (20.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (20.79%) XenApp
14 36 (20.22%) VMware
15 35 (19.66%) JavaScript
15 35 (19.66%) MCSE
16 34 (19.10%) TCP/IP
16 34 (19.10%) CSS
17 33 (18.54%) T-SQL
18 32 (17.98%) HTML
18 32 (17.98%) XML
19 31 (17.42%) ASP.NET
19 31 (17.42%) IIS
20 30 (16.85%) VPN
21 29 (16.29%) DNS
21 29 (16.29%) DHCP
22 28 (15.73%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 31 (17.42%) IIS
2 28 (15.73%) MS Exchange
3 18 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (5.06%) Lync
7 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 55 (30.90%) MS Excel
2 52 (29.21%) MS Office
3 7 (3.93%) MS Project
4 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Changepoint
2 5 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.10%) TCP/IP
2 30 (16.85%) VPN
3 29 (16.29%) DNS
3 29 (16.29%) DHCP
4 17 (9.55%) Firewall
5 11 (6.18%) SAN
5 11 (6.18%) WAN
6 10 (5.62%) LAN
6 10 (5.62%) Wireless
7 7 (3.93%) Internet
7 7 (3.93%) VLAN
8 6 (3.37%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.25%) Network Security
9 4 (2.25%) SSL
10 3 (1.69%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.69%) NAS
11 2 (1.12%) Broadband
12 1 (0.56%) MPLS
12 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.81%) MySQL
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (9.55%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.93%) FxCop
3 7 (3.93%) StyleCop
3 7 (3.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.81%) ClearQuest
4 5 (2.81%) MSI
4 5 (2.81%) InstallShield
5 4 (2.25%) Subversion
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.12%) GDB
7 2 (1.12%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 87 (48.88%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Advertising
2 6 (3.37%) Military
3 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (21.91%) Developer
2 37 (20.79%) Analyst
3 24 (13.48%) C# Developer
4 22 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (9.55%) SQL DBA
7 17 (9.55%) Support Analyst
7 17 (9.55%) DBA
8 15 (8.43%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.87%) Support Specialist
10 13 (7.30%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (7.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Wintel Support
11 10 (5.62%) Wintel Specialist
11 10 (5.62%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.58%) .NET
2 34 (19.10%) CSS
3 32 (17.98%) HTML
3 32 (17.98%) XML
4 31 (17.42%) ASP.NET
5 24 (13.48%) WCF
6 22 (12.36%) jQuery
7 20 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (11.24%) COM
8 17 (9.55%) Web Services
9 16 (8.99%) Software Packaging
10 14 (7.87%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.30%) AngularJS
11 13 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (3.93%) XSL
14 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (3.37%) CSS3
14 6 (3.37%) HTML5
15 3 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.91%) Client/Server
2 23 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.99%) N-Tier
3 16 (8.99%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.37%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.37%) Physics
5 6 (3.37%) Chemistry
5 6 (3.37%) Clustering
6 5 (2.81%) PDA
6 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.81%) CMDB
7 4 (2.25%) PKI
8 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.12%) CCTV
9 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 107 (60.11%) Windows
2 54 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (20.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.43%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.49%) Linux
7 4 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) UNIX
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.35%) ITIL
2 26 (14.61%) MVC
3 23 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.92%) Data Protection
3 23 (12.92%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (9.55%) Migration
5 16 (8.99%) Data Modelling
5 16 (8.99%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (7.87%) Mentoring
7 13 (7.30%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.30%) Software Engineering
8 12 (6.74%) OO
9 11 (6.18%) Coaching
9 11 (6.18%) Time Management
10 10 (5.62%) SOA
11 9 (5.06%) Change Management
11 9 (5.06%) Resource Management
11 9 (5.06%) Wealth Management
11 9 (5.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.76%) SQL
2 53 (29.78%) C#
3 35 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 33 (18.54%) T-SQL
5 23 (12.92%) Java
6 9 (5.06%) C++
6 9 (5.06%) Python
7 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.37%) C
8 3 (1.69%) Perl
9 2 (1.12%) PHP
9 2 (1.12%) Delphi
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (30.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (19.66%) MCSE
3 22 (12.36%) MCSA
4 15 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (6.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.62%) MCSD
7 9 (5.06%) CCA
7 9 (5.06%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (4.49%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.37%) PhD
9 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.81%) MCITP
10 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.25%) Degree
11 4 (2.25%) HP ASE
12 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.12%) MCTS
13 1 (0.56%) CCENT
13 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) SLA
2 4 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 50 (28.09%) Active Directory
2 37 (20.79%) XenApp
3 27 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (11.80%) Hyper-V
5 20 (11.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (4.49%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.93%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.81%) vSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (13.48%) SCCM
2 13 (7.30%) SCOM
3 10 (5.62%) SCVMM
4 9 (5.06%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 54 (30.34%) Citrix
2 36 (20.22%) VMware
3 25 (14.04%) Cisco
4 20 (11.24%) Remedy
5 18 (10.11%) Sophos
6 12 (6.74%) Symantec
7 9 (5.06%) Websense
8 8 (4.49%) Veeam
9 7 (3.93%) Twitter
9 7 (3.93%) HP
10 4 (2.25%) IBM
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle
11 3 (1.69%) Dell
12 2 (1.12%) SAP
12 2 (1.12%) Juniper
12 2 (1.12%) Apple
12 2 (1.12%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.56%) McAfee
13 1 (0.56%) AppSense
13 1 (0.56%) Kaspersky
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