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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 90 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.17% 18.47% 21.78%
As % of the Vendors category 54.55% 56.03% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 65
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £23,650 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,250 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
165 116 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.64% 32.95% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 135 99 115
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,980 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.95%

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 29 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 81 (46.82%) SQL
2 50 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 50 (28.90%) Windows
2 50 (28.90%) Cisco
3 47 (27.17%) Firewall
3 47 (27.17%) VMware
4 45 (26.01%) .NET
5 44 (25.43%) C#
6 37 (21.39%) ASP.NET
7 36 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 34 (19.65%) Windows Server
8 34 (19.65%) VPN
9 31 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (17.34%) Visual Studio
11 29 (16.76%) MCSE
11 29 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
13 27 (15.61%) Finance
14 26 (15.03%) Web Services
14 26 (15.03%) C++
14 26 (15.03%) MPLS
14 26 (15.03%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (14.45%) SDLC
15 25 (14.45%) HTML
15 25 (14.45%) CCNA
16 24 (13.87%) HP
16 24 (13.87%) Citrix
17 23 (13.29%) Active Directory
17 23 (13.29%) MS Exchange

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 23 (13.29%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.56%) IIS
3 16 (9.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.89%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.73%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.36%) MS Office
3 5 (2.89%) MS Project
4 4 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.31%) SaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.17%) Firewall
2 34 (19.65%) VPN
3 26 (15.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (15.03%) MPLS
4 19 (10.98%) SAN
5 18 (10.40%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (6.94%) DNS
7 11 (6.36%) DHCP
8 9 (5.20%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.62%) Internet
10 6 (3.47%) BGP
10 6 (3.47%) EIGRP
10 6 (3.47%) HSRP
10 6 (3.47%) LAN
10 6 (3.47%) OSPF
10 6 (3.47%) SSL
10 6 (3.47%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.47%) VoIP
10 6 (3.47%) VRRP
10 6 (3.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.78%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (5.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.05%) MS Access
4 6 (3.47%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.31%) MySQL
6 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.73%) Biml
7 3 (1.73%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.73%) OLAP
7 3 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.73%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.58%) QlikView
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (17.34%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.25%) JUnit
3 14 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.78%) Subversion
5 7 (4.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (3.47%) FinalBuilder
7 3 (1.73%) ERwin
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.58%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.58%) JIRA
8 1 (0.58%) Maven
8 1 (0.58%) MSI
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Advertising
2 11 (6.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.16%) Banking
3 2 (1.16%) Military
3 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Back Office
4 1 (0.58%) Billing
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (41.04%) Developer
2 29 (16.76%) .NET Developer
3 28 (16.18%) C# Developer
4 27 (15.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (13.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (12.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (12.14%) Network Engineer
6 21 (12.14%) Support Engineer
7 20 (11.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 20 (11.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (11.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (9.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (9.25%) Java Developer
9 14 (8.09%) Analyst
10 13 (7.51%) Senior Developer
11 12 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (6.94%) C++ Developer
11 12 (6.94%) IT Manager
12 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.01%) .NET
2 37 (21.39%) ASP.NET
3 26 (15.03%) Web Services
4 25 (14.45%) HTML
5 20 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (9.83%) XML
7 16 (9.25%) .NET Framework
7 16 (9.25%) AngularJS
8 15 (8.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (7.51%) ADO.NET
9 13 (7.51%) COM+
10 12 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (6.94%) MFC
11 11 (6.36%) jQuery
12 10 (5.78%) SignalR
13 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (5.20%) CSS
14 8 (4.62%) HTML5
15 7 (4.05%) WPF
16 6 (3.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.20%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.47%) PKI
3 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.31%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.31%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.16%) Statistics
6 1 (0.58%) CMDB
6 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.90%) Windows
2 34 (19.65%) Windows Server
3 20 (11.56%) Linux
3 20 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.47%) CentOS
7 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.73%) FreeNAS
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.45%) SDLC
2 22 (12.72%) MVC
3 21 (12.14%) OO
4 18 (10.40%) Data Modelling
5 17 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.83%) ITIL
6 15 (8.67%) Web Development
7 14 (8.09%) OOP
8 11 (6.36%) OOD
8 11 (6.36%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.78%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.78%) Performance Optimisation
10 7 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (4.05%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.05%) Line Management
10 7 (4.05%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.47%) Fault Analysis
11 6 (3.47%) Performance Testing
11 6 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (3.47%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.82%) SQL
2 44 (25.43%) C#
3 26 (15.03%) C++
4 20 (11.56%) VB
5 19 (10.98%) Java
5 19 (10.98%) VB6
6 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.47%) VC++
8 5 (2.89%) Python
9 3 (1.73%) Perl
10 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (16.76%) MCSE
2 29 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (14.45%) CCNA
4 22 (12.72%) MCITP
5 19 (10.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (6.36%) MCSA
7 10 (5.78%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (4.62%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.62%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.47%) CCNP
9 6 (3.47%) CCNP Voice
10 5 (2.89%) Degree
11 4 (2.31%) CCENT
12 3 (1.73%) ISEB
12 3 (1.73%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.58%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.29%) XenApp
3 17 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.94%) vSphere
5 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.47%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.58%) Docker
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.94%) Backup Exec
1 12 (6.94%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (4.62%) WSUS
4 6 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.47%) Cisco IPCC
4 6 (3.47%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (3.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.73%) SCCM
6 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (28.90%) Cisco
2 47 (27.17%) VMware
3 24 (13.87%) Citrix
3 24 (13.87%) HP
4 20 (11.56%) CheckPoint
5 15 (8.67%) Dell
5 15 (8.67%) NetApp
6 13 (7.51%) Symantec
7 11 (6.36%) Sophos
8 10 (5.78%) Oracle
9 6 (3.47%) IBM
9 6 (3.47%) SonicWALL
10 5 (2.89%) Meraki
11 4 (2.31%) Rackspace
11 4 (2.31%) Remedy
12 3 (1.73%) Alteryx
12 3 (1.73%) Apple
12 3 (1.73%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.16%) EMC
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