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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 106 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.80% 20.96% 14.39%
As % of the Vendors category 50.96% 47.66% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 100 59 36
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £22,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,600 £42,000
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
208 128 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 44.73% 43.99% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 182 105 91
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 105 (64.81%) Windows
2 83 (51.23%) Finance
3 73 (45.06%) SQL
4 66 (40.74%) SQL Server
5 61 (37.65%) MS Excel
6 53 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (30.86%) .NET
8 49 (30.25%) C#
9 47 (29.01%) XML
10 41 (25.31%) MS Office
11 40 (24.69%) Citrix
12 39 (24.07%) Active Directory
13 38 (23.46%) HTML
13 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
14 37 (22.84%) CSS
15 35 (21.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET
17 28 (17.28%) ITIL
17 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 27 (16.67%) IIS
18 27 (16.67%) Client/Server
19 26 (16.05%) VMware
19 26 (16.05%) XenApp
20 25 (15.43%) T-SQL
20 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
21 24 (14.81%) Java
22 21 (12.96%) MCSE
22 21 (12.96%) TCP/IP
22 21 (12.96%) Data Protection

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (16.67%) IIS
2 17 (10.49%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.85%) Lync
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 61 (37.65%) MS Excel
2 41 (25.31%) MS Office
3 7 (4.32%) MS Project
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) SaaS
2 4 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.35%) DNS
3 19 (11.73%) DHCP
4 16 (9.88%) VPN
4 16 (9.88%) Firewall
5 11 (6.79%) SMTP
6 10 (6.17%) Internet
6 10 (6.17%) FTP
6 10 (6.17%) LAN
7 6 (3.70%) Wireless
7 6 (3.70%) SSL
7 6 (3.70%) Network Security
8 5 (3.09%) SAN
8 5 (3.09%) WAN
9 3 (1.85%) NAS
10 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.23%) VLAN
10 2 (1.23%) VoIP
10 2 (1.23%) MPLS
10 2 (1.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.88%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) SSDT
8 2 (1.23%) MySQL
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.62%) SQLite
9 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (9.26%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (3.70%) Subversion
5 5 (3.09%) ClearQuest
5 5 (3.09%) MSI
5 5 (3.09%) InstallShield
5 5 (3.09%) FxCop
5 5 (3.09%) StyleCop
6 4 (2.47%) WinDbg
6 4 (2.47%) GDB
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 83 (51.23%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.17%) Military
4 3 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (23.46%) Analyst
2 36 (22.22%) Developer
3 22 (13.58%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.35%) Support Analyst
5 17 (10.49%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.88%) Applications Support
7 15 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (8.64%) Senior Developer
9 13 (8.02%) Support Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (7.41%) Software Engineer
11 11 (6.79%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (6.17%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (6.17%) Software Developer
12 10 (6.17%) .NET Software Developer
13 9 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.56%) DBA
13 9 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.86%) .NET
2 47 (29.01%) XML
3 38 (23.46%) HTML
4 37 (22.84%) CSS
5 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET
6 17 (10.49%) WCF
6 17 (10.49%) jQuery
7 15 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (9.26%) Web Services
8 12 (7.41%) COM
9 11 (6.79%) Software Packaging
9 11 (6.79%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 9 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (3.09%) CSS3
13 5 (3.09%) HTML5
13 5 (3.09%) XSL
14 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.64%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.70%) PKI
6 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.09%) CMDB
7 5 (3.09%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.09%) Physics
7 5 (3.09%) Chemistry
8 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.23%) CCTV
9 2 (1.23%) EPoS
10 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.62%) PDA
10 1 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 105 (64.81%) Windows
2 53 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (12.35%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.41%) Linux
7 9 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.85%) UNIX
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) Solaris
10 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) ITIL
2 21 (12.96%) Data Protection
3 17 (10.49%) MVC
4 16 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (9.26%) Software Engineering
6 14 (8.64%) Time Management
7 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.41%) Change Management
9 11 (6.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (6.79%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.17%) Migration
10 10 (6.17%) Information Security
11 9 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (4.94%) Coaching
12 8 (4.94%) OO
12 8 (4.94%) Resource Management
12 8 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.06%) SQL
2 49 (30.25%) C#
3 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 25 (15.43%) T-SQL
5 24 (14.81%) Java
6 14 (8.64%) C++
7 10 (6.17%) C
7 10 (6.17%) XQuery
7 10 (6.17%) XPath
8 8 (4.94%) Python
9 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.23%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) VBA
11 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (21.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (12.96%) MCSE
3 16 (9.88%) MCSA
4 13 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.32%) MCSD
7 6 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.09%) MCITP
8 5 (3.09%) Degree
8 5 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.09%) PhD
8 5 (3.09%) CCNA
9 4 (2.47%) HP ASE
10 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.23%) MCTS
11 2 (1.23%) CCA
11 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.62%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 39 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.05%) XenApp
3 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (10.49%) Hyper-V
5 13 (8.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (9.26%) SCCM
3 6 (3.70%) SCOM
4 5 (3.09%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.85%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (24.69%) Citrix
2 26 (16.05%) VMware
3 20 (12.35%) Cisco
4 14 (8.64%) Remedy
5 12 (7.41%) Sophos
6 6 (3.70%) HP
6 6 (3.70%) Symantec
7 5 (3.09%) Twitter
8 4 (2.47%) IBM
8 4 (2.47%) Juniper
9 3 (1.85%) Dell
9 3 (1.85%) Websense
10 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.23%) Nokia
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle
10 2 (1.23%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.23%) Veeam
10 2 (1.23%) Aruba
11 1 (0.62%) F5
11 1 (0.62%) Kaspersky
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 22 days ago