The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 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 Qualifications for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.64% 1.10% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 2.27% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £25,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.38% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £46,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £58,500 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
81 88 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 41.75% 48.62% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74 73 172
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Gloucester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) MS Office
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Office 365
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) MCP
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) MCSE
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) DNS
9 2 (15.38%) SLA
9 2 (15.38%) CRM
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (15.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Help Desk Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
2 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Sage
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago