The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.72% 4.58% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 10.94% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £35,250 £25,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.00% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £25,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £32,400 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
104 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 37.55% 41.83% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 59 68
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £33,776 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,125 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix