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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.23% - 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 10
Average salary £27,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 165 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 33.52% 61.34% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 60 119 194
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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