The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cirencester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cirencester region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cirencester 11.54% 33.10% 46.34%
As % of the Vendors category 27.27% 60.26% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 47 19
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,047 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Cirencester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 78 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cirencester 42.31% 54.93% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 77 24
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cirencester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cirencester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cirencester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cirencester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cirencester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cirencester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cirencester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cirencester 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 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Symantec
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) MCP
2 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) HP ASE
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cirencester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cirencester 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Software Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCP
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (38.46%) HP ASE
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco