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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 63 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.99% 20.33% 22.92%
As % of the Vendors category 47.01% 61.62% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 50 58 59
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £27,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
134 99 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.01% 33.00% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 110 85 84
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 77 (46.39%) SQL
2 48 (28.92%) Cisco
3 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
3 44 (26.51%) Firewall
4 43 (25.90%) .NET
4 43 (25.90%) C#
5 42 (25.30%) Windows
6 38 (22.89%) VMware
7 36 (21.69%) ASP.NET
7 36 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (19.88%) MS Excel
9 31 (18.67%) Visual Studio
10 30 (18.07%) VPN
11 29 (17.47%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (17.47%) Finance
12 28 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (15.66%) Windows Server
14 25 (15.06%) HP
15 24 (14.46%) C++
16 23 (13.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (13.86%) Web Services
16 23 (13.86%) CCNA
16 23 (13.86%) MPLS
17 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (13.25%) Active Directory
17 22 (13.25%) MCSE
17 22 (13.25%) HTML
17 22 (13.25%) MVC
17 22 (13.25%) SDLC
17 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.04%) IIS
4 11 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.20%) Apache
7 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (19.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.43%) MS Office
3 5 (3.01%) MS Project
4 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.41%) SaaS
4 3 (1.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.51%) Firewall
2 30 (18.07%) VPN
3 23 (13.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (13.86%) MPLS
4 19 (11.45%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (6.63%) DNS
5 11 (6.63%) SAN
6 10 (6.02%) DHCP
7 9 (5.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.61%) BGP
8 6 (3.61%) EIGRP
8 6 (3.61%) HSRP
8 6 (3.61%) LAN
8 6 (3.61%) OSPF
8 6 (3.61%) SSL
8 6 (3.61%) Unified Communications
8 6 (3.61%) VoIP
8 6 (3.61%) VRRP
8 6 (3.61%) WAN
9 5 (3.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 11 (6.63%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.22%) MS Access
3 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.81%) Biml
7 3 (1.81%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.81%) MySQL
7 3 (1.81%) OLAP
7 3 (1.81%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.81%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (18.67%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.24%) JUnit
3 13 (7.83%) Subversion
3 13 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.61%) FinalBuilder
4 6 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.81%) ERwin
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.20%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.20%) Maven
6 2 (1.20%) WiX
7 1 (0.60%) JIRA
7 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 29 (17.47%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Marketing
3 8 (4.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (43.37%) Developer
2 29 (17.47%) C# Developer
3 28 (16.87%) .NET Developer
4 24 (14.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (14.46%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (10.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (10.84%) Network Engineer
6 17 (10.24%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 17 (10.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (10.24%) Support Engineer
7 16 (9.64%) Java Developer
8 15 (9.04%) IT Manager
9 13 (7.83%) Senior Developer
10 12 (7.23%) C++ Developer
11 11 (6.63%) Analyst
11 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.63%) Web Developer
12 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.90%) .NET
2 36 (21.69%) ASP.NET
3 23 (13.86%) Web Services
4 22 (13.25%) HTML
5 21 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (10.24%) .NET Framework
6 17 (10.24%) AngularJS
7 16 (9.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (8.43%) XML
9 12 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (7.23%) MFC
10 11 (6.63%) ADO.NET
10 11 (6.63%) COM+
10 11 (6.63%) jQuery
10 11 (6.63%) SignalR
11 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (4.82%) CSS
13 7 (4.22%) HTML5
13 7 (4.22%) WPF
14 6 (3.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.61%) PKI
4 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.81%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.20%) Statistics
7 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) PMI
8 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.30%) Windows
2 26 (15.66%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.64%) Linux
4 16 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.82%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.01%) CentOS
8 2 (1.20%) FreeNAS
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.25%) MVC
1 22 (13.25%) SDLC
2 20 (12.05%) OO
3 18 (10.84%) Data Modelling
4 17 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.64%) Web Development
6 14 (8.43%) ITIL
6 14 (8.43%) OOP
7 12 (7.23%) Waterfall
8 11 (6.63%) OOD
9 10 (6.02%) Performance Optimisation
10 9 (5.42%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (4.82%) Line Management
12 7 (4.22%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.61%) Data Protection
13 6 (3.61%) Fault Analysis
13 6 (3.61%) Load Balancing
13 6 (3.61%) Performance Testing
13 6 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.39%) SQL
2 43 (25.90%) C#
3 24 (14.46%) C++
4 19 (11.45%) Java
5 18 (10.84%) VB
6 17 (10.24%) VB6
7 16 (9.64%) PowerShell
8 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.61%) VC++
10 5 (3.01%) Python
10 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.20%) Perl
11 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (17.47%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (13.86%) CCNA
3 22 (13.25%) MCSE
3 22 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.84%) MCITP
5 17 (10.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (6.63%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.63%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.61%) CCNP
7 6 (3.61%) CCNP Voice
7 6 (3.61%) MCSA
8 5 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.01%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.41%) CCENT
9 4 (2.41%) Degree
9 4 (2.41%) ISEB
9 4 (2.41%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.60%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.43%) XenApp
5 7 (4.22%) vSphere
6 4 (2.41%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) Backup Exec
1 7 (4.22%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.61%) Cisco IPCC
2 6 (3.61%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (3.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.01%) SCCM
3 5 (3.01%) WSUS
4 2 (1.20%) Puppet
4 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (28.92%) Cisco
2 38 (22.89%) VMware
3 25 (15.06%) HP
4 17 (10.24%) CheckPoint
5 16 (9.64%) Dell
6 15 (9.04%) Citrix
7 10 (6.02%) NetApp
8 9 (5.42%) Oracle
9 7 (4.22%) Symantec
10 6 (3.61%) IBM
10 6 (3.61%) SonicWALL
10 6 (3.61%) Sophos
11 5 (3.01%) Meraki
12 4 (2.41%) Rackspace
12 4 (2.41%) Remedy
13 3 (1.81%) Alteryx
13 3 (1.81%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.20%) Apple
14 2 (1.20%) EMC
14 2 (1.20%) Palo Alto
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