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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.58% 1.00% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.94% 2.53% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Average salary £25,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
64 79 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 41.83% 39.30% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 59 66 166
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 £33,776 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) MS Office
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
4 7 (58.33%) Office 365
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) MCP
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) MCSE
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) Sage 200

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Technician
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Sage
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago