The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 46 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 28.22% 16.10% 6.29%
As % of the Vendors category 48.94% 36.67% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 14
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £16,300 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

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

Vendors Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
94 90 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 57.67% 43.90% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 70 89
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Gloucester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Microsoft 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.

1 40 (48.19%) MS Excel
2 36 (43.37%) C#
3 33 (39.76%) .NET
3 33 (39.76%) Windows
4 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
5 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
6 24 (28.92%) jQuery
7 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
8 21 (25.30%) MS Office
8 21 (25.30%) SQL
8 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (24.10%) HTML
9 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
9 20 (24.10%) MVC
10 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (20.48%) CSS
12 16 (19.28%) IIS
12 16 (19.28%) Linux
12 16 (19.28%) Cisco
12 16 (19.28%) QA
13 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
14 14 (16.87%) HP
15 13 (15.66%) Internet
16 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
16 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
16 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
16 12 (14.46%) WCF
16 12 (14.46%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (19.28%) IIS
2 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.02%) Apache
4 5 (6.02%) CMS
5 4 (4.82%) TeamSite
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (48.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (25.30%) MS Office
3 7 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) INSURE/90
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) Internet
2 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.64%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) LDAP
4 6 (7.23%) SMTP
5 5 (6.02%) LAN
5 5 (6.02%) WAN
5 5 (6.02%) SNMP
6 4 (4.82%) Firewall
7 2 (2.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.20%) Network Security
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) FTP
8 1 (1.20%) HTTP
8 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Marketing
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Senior Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Help Desk Technician
9 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) .NET
2 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
3 24 (28.92%) jQuery
4 20 (24.10%) HTML
5 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (20.48%) CSS
7 12 (14.46%) WCF
7 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (13.25%) XML
9 9 (10.84%) JSON
9 9 (10.84%) ADO.NET
10 6 (7.23%) Web Services
10 6 (7.23%) Backbone.js
10 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (6.02%) WPF
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.61%) RESTful
12 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
13 2 (2.41%) Silverlight
14 1 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) EPoS
1 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.82%) AS400
2 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Open Source
3 3 (3.61%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Linux
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.64%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.02%) CentOS
8 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) MVC
3 10 (12.05%) Scrum
3 10 (12.05%) OOP
3 10 (12.05%) OO
3 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
3 10 (12.05%) TDD
4 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.84%) ITIL
5 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.43%) Web Development
6 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.23%) Software Architecture
8 5 (6.02%) SEO
8 5 (6.02%) Workflow
9 4 (4.82%) Process Management
9 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) C#
2 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.30%) SQL
4 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.84%) Perl
6 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) Delphi
7 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
9 4 (4.82%) RPG
9 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.82%) RPG IV
10 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.61%) Java
11 2 (2.41%) XAML
11 2 (2.41%) VBScript
11 2 (2.41%) VB
11 2 (2.41%) C
11 2 (2.41%) C++
12 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.05%) Degree
3 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) MCP
5 4 (4.82%) MCSE
5 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.05%) qmail
2 10 (12.05%) Squid
3 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.02%) NFS
6 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.20%) Postfix
7 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Cisco
2 14 (16.87%) HP
3 12 (14.46%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.43%) VMware
4 7 (8.43%) NetApp
5 6 (7.23%) Citrix
6 5 (6.02%) Oracle
7 4 (4.82%) Ektron
8 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.41%) Sage
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec
8 2 (2.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.20%) Juniper
9 1 (1.20%) TOWER Software
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago