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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cirencester 10.00% 30.34% 42.86%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 56.41% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 44 18
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Cirencester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9 78 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cirencester 45.00% 53.79% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 77 23
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +8.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £85,000
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 23 July 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 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) HP
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (46.67%) HP ASE
2 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) MCP
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (13.33%) HP MASE
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cirencester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Development Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Storage Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
6 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) COM
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (46.67%) HP ASE
2 5 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) HP MASE
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR