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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 51 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.74% 19.28% 11.86%
As % of the Vendors category 35.92% 58.90% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 36
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £23,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,750
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
142 73 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.83% 32.74% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 120 62 112
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
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 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 86 (71.07%) Windows
2 71 (58.68%) SQL
3 62 (51.24%) MS Excel
4 61 (50.41%) XML
5 51 (42.15%) SQL Server
6 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (34.71%) Finance
8 39 (32.23%) C#
9 36 (29.75%) HTML
10 32 (26.45%) Mobile App
11 30 (24.79%) .NET
12 29 (23.97%) Mobile Application Development
13 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (23.14%) MS Office
13 28 (23.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 26 (21.49%) Web Services
14 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (19.83%) CSS
15 24 (19.83%) JavaScript
16 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET
17 21 (17.36%) Telecoms
18 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
19 19 (15.70%) SMTP
20 18 (14.88%) FTP
20 18 (14.88%) XQuery
20 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 18 (14.88%) XPath
20 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
20 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
21 17 (14.05%) IIS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (14.05%) IIS
2 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 62 (51.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (23.14%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) SMTP
2 18 (14.88%) FTP
3 11 (9.09%) Firewall
4 10 (8.26%) Internet
5 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.61%) LAN
6 7 (5.79%) DNS
6 7 (5.79%) SSL
6 7 (5.79%) Network Security
7 6 (4.96%) DHCP
8 5 (4.13%) WAN
8 5 (4.13%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (3.31%) VPN
10 3 (2.48%) Wireless
11 2 (1.65%) MPLS
11 2 (1.65%) BGP
11 2 (1.65%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.65%) VoIP
11 2 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.83%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (42.15%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
3 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (9.09%) SQLite
5 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) SSDT
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Subversion
2 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.48%) WinDbg
4 3 (2.48%) GDB
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 21 (17.36%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.26%) Military
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) Analyst
3 21 (17.36%) Support Analyst
4 20 (16.53%) .NET Developer
5 19 (15.70%) Applications Support
6 18 (14.88%) Software Developer
6 18 (14.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Support Engineer
8 13 (10.74%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (9.92%) Software Engineer
10 11 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
11 10 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (5.79%) Help Desk Support
13 7 (5.79%) Lead Developer
14 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (4.96%) Architect
14 6 (4.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (50.41%) XML
2 36 (29.75%) HTML
3 30 (24.79%) .NET
4 26 (21.49%) Web Services
5 24 (19.83%) CSS
6 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 15 (12.40%) JSON
8 15 (12.40%) SOAP
8 15 (12.40%) REST
9 7 (5.79%) WCF
10 3 (2.48%) jQuery
10 3 (2.48%) COM
11 2 (1.65%) MFC
11 2 (1.65%) STL
11 2 (1.65%) Ajax
11 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.65%) Qt
11 2 (1.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.45%) Mobile App
2 15 (12.40%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.92%) Smartphone
5 11 (9.09%) iPhone
6 7 (5.79%) PKI
7 3 (2.48%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.48%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.65%) EPoS
8 2 (1.65%) CCTV
8 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.83%) Open Source
9 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.83%) Handset
9 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 86 (71.07%) Windows
2 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
6 11 (9.09%) Linux
6 11 (9.09%) Android
6 11 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 8 (6.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.48%) UNIX
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Mobile Application Development
2 16 (13.22%) Unit Testing
3 13 (10.74%) Time Management
4 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
4 12 (9.92%) Line Management
5 11 (9.09%) Android Development
5 11 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 11 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 11 (9.09%) OO
5 11 (9.09%) Information Security
6 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.61%) ITIL
7 8 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.61%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.13%) Workflow
8 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.13%) Change Management
9 4 (3.31%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (58.68%) SQL
2 39 (32.23%) C#
3 24 (19.83%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.88%) XQuery
4 18 (14.88%) XPath
5 14 (11.57%) C++
5 14 (11.57%) T-SQL
6 13 (10.74%) Java
7 11 (9.09%) Objective-C
8 10 (8.26%) C
9 7 (5.79%) Python
10 5 (4.13%) VBScript
10 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.26%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.79%) MCSE
5 6 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.13%) CCNA
7 4 (3.31%) HP ASE
7 4 (3.31%) MCITP
8 2 (1.65%) Degree
8 2 (1.65%) MCSA
8 2 (1.65%) MCTS
8 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCP
9 1 (0.83%) CCENT
9 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.74%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.44%) XenApp
5 3 (2.48%) vSphere
6 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.48%) SCCM
3 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) VMware
2 15 (12.40%) Citrix
3 10 (8.26%) Cisco
4 6 (4.96%) HP
5 4 (3.31%) IBM
5 4 (3.31%) Juniper
5 4 (3.31%) Symantec
6 3 (2.48%) Websense
6 3 (2.48%) Dell
7 2 (1.65%) Nokia
7 2 (1.65%) Apple
7 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.65%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.65%) Aruba
8 1 (0.83%) Meraki
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle
8 1 (0.83%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.83%) Vizioncore
8 1 (0.83%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.83%) Remedy
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
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