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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.05% 3.43% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 9.46% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £30,500 £25,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
81 74 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 28.32% 36.27% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 70 67 80
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Lync
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix