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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 108 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.74% 15.02% 18.41%
As % of the Vendors category 56.54% 41.41% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 105 38 43
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £21,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,600
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
191 99 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.98% 36.26% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 166 79 92
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 97 (59.51%) Windows
2 79 (48.47%) Finance
3 66 (40.49%) SQL
4 61 (37.42%) SQL Server
5 53 (32.52%) .NET
6 52 (31.90%) C#
7 51 (31.29%) MS Excel
8 49 (30.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (28.83%) MS Office
10 42 (25.77%) Active Directory
11 39 (23.93%) Citrix
11 39 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (22.09%) JavaScript
13 35 (21.47%) CSS
14 34 (20.86%) XML
14 34 (20.86%) HTML
15 31 (19.02%) ASP.NET
15 31 (19.02%) Client/Server
16 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (18.40%) VMware
17 29 (17.79%) ITIL
18 28 (17.18%) T-SQL
18 28 (17.18%) IIS
19 27 (16.56%) XenApp
20 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
20 23 (14.11%) MVC
20 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (13.50%) WCF
21 22 (13.50%) MS Exchange
21 22 (13.50%) MCSE

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (17.18%) IIS
2 22 (13.50%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.68%) Lync
5 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (31.29%) MS Excel
2 47 (28.83%) MS Office
3 7 (4.29%) MS Project
4 4 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Office 365
2 4 (2.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.27%) DNS
2 20 (12.27%) DHCP
3 19 (11.66%) VPN
4 18 (11.04%) Firewall
5 9 (5.52%) Wireless
6 8 (4.91%) SAN
6 8 (4.91%) LAN
7 7 (4.29%) WAN
8 6 (3.68%) Internet
8 6 (3.68%) SSL
8 6 (3.68%) Network Security
9 4 (2.45%) VLAN
10 3 (1.84%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.84%) NAS
10 3 (1.84%) SMTP
11 2 (1.23%) FTP
11 2 (1.23%) VoIP
12 1 (0.61%) Broadband
12 1 (0.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (37.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.91%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.84%) MySQL
8 2 (1.23%) SSDT
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.29%) FxCop
3 7 (4.29%) StyleCop
3 7 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (3.68%) Subversion
5 5 (3.07%) ClearQuest
5 5 (3.07%) MSI
5 5 (3.07%) InstallShield
6 4 (2.45%) WinDbg
6 4 (2.45%) GDB
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 79 (48.47%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Military
3 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (22.09%) Developer
2 35 (21.47%) Analyst
3 22 (13.50%) C# Developer
4 20 (12.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (11.04%) Senior Developer
5 18 (11.04%) .NET Developer
6 17 (10.43%) Support Analyst
6 17 (10.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.98%) SQL DBA
8 13 (7.98%) DBA
9 12 (7.36%) Software Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (7.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.13%) Applications Support
11 9 (5.52%) Support Specialist
11 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (5.52%) Administrator
12 8 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.52%) .NET
2 35 (21.47%) CSS
3 34 (20.86%) HTML
3 34 (20.86%) XML
4 31 (19.02%) ASP.NET
5 22 (13.50%) WCF
6 21 (12.88%) jQuery
7 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (10.43%) COM
9 14 (8.59%) Web Services
9 14 (8.59%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
10 12 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (6.75%) Software Packaging
12 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (4.29%) XSL
14 6 (3.68%) HTML5
14 6 (3.68%) CSS3
15 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.02%) Client/Server
2 20 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.98%) N-Tier
3 13 (7.98%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.68%) PKI
5 6 (3.68%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.68%) Physics
5 6 (3.68%) Chemistry
6 5 (3.07%) CMDB
6 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.84%) Clustering
9 2 (1.23%) PDA
9 2 (1.23%) CCTV
9 2 (1.23%) EPoS
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (59.51%) Windows
2 49 (30.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (11.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (9.82%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.13%) Linux
7 4 (2.45%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.84%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) UNIX
9 1 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.79%) ITIL
2 23 (14.11%) MVC
3 20 (12.27%) Data Protection
3 20 (12.27%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.20%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.20%) Time Management
6 14 (8.59%) Migration
6 14 (8.59%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.98%) Data Modelling
7 13 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (7.98%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (7.98%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.75%) Change Management
9 10 (6.13%) OO
9 10 (6.13%) Information Security
9 10 (6.13%) Coaching
10 9 (5.52%) Multithreading
11 8 (4.91%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.91%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.49%) SQL
2 52 (31.90%) C#
3 36 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.18%) T-SQL
5 22 (13.50%) Java
6 13 (7.98%) C++
7 10 (6.13%) C
8 9 (5.52%) Python
9 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.23%) XQuery
10 2 (1.23%) XPath
10 2 (1.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) Delphi
11 1 (0.61%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.50%) MCSE
3 15 (9.20%) MCSA
3 15 (9.20%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.36%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.52%) MCSD
5 9 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.68%) PhD
7 5 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.07%) MCITP
7 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.45%) Degree
8 4 (2.45%) CCA
8 4 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.45%) HP ASE
9 3 (1.84%) CCNA
10 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.23%) MCTS
11 1 (0.61%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) QA
System Software
1 42 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.56%) XenApp
3 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (12.88%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (3.07%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.45%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.23%) vSphere
11 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (12.27%) SCCM
2 10 (6.13%) SCOM
3 8 (4.91%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.29%) SCVMM
5 6 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.61%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 39 (23.93%) Citrix
2 30 (18.40%) VMware
3 18 (11.04%) Cisco
4 13 (7.98%) Sophos
4 13 (7.98%) Remedy
5 9 (5.52%) Symantec
6 7 (4.29%) Twitter
7 6 (3.68%) HP
7 6 (3.68%) Websense
8 5 (3.07%) Veeam
9 4 (2.45%) IBM
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle
10 2 (1.23%) Juniper
10 2 (1.23%) Dell
10 2 (1.23%) Aruba
10 2 (1.23%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.61%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.61%) F5
11 1 (0.61%) McAfee
11 1 (0.61%) AppSense
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 7 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
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