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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 24 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.39% 11.96% 7.79%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 29.73% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 21
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% -18.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £16,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,150 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
72 74 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 52.17% 40.22% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 100
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,800 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (44.16%) C#
2 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
3 28 (36.36%) .NET
4 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
5 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (29.87%) jQuery
6 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
7 22 (28.57%) MVC
8 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 20 (25.97%) SQL
10 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
11 18 (23.38%) Linux
12 17 (22.08%) HTML
13 16 (20.78%) IIS
13 16 (20.78%) Cisco
13 16 (20.78%) QA
14 15 (19.48%) MS Office
14 15 (19.48%) HP
15 14 (18.18%) CSS
15 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
16 13 (16.88%) WCF
16 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
16 13 (16.88%) Internet
17 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
17 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
17 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.78%) IIS
2 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.49%) Apache
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.48%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) INSURE/90
2 2 (2.60%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Office 365
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Internet
2 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.09%) DNS
4 6 (7.79%) LDAP
4 6 (7.79%) SMTP
5 5 (6.49%) SNMP
5 5 (6.49%) Firewall
6 4 (5.19%) LAN
6 4 (5.19%) WAN
7 3 (3.90%) SAN
8 1 (1.30%) VPN
8 1 (1.30%) FTP
8 1 (1.30%) HTTP
8 1 (1.30%) Wireless
8 1 (1.30%) Network Security
8 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.30%) NAS
8 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Web Developer
3 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.49%) IT Support
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Junior
6 4 (5.19%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Help Desk Technician
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.36%) .NET
2 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
3 23 (29.87%) jQuery
4 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (22.08%) HTML
6 14 (18.18%) CSS
7 13 (16.88%) WCF
8 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (14.29%) XML
10 10 (12.99%) ADO.NET
11 9 (11.69%) JSON
12 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.79%) Backbone.js
12 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (6.49%) Web Services
14 3 (3.90%) WPF
14 3 (3.90%) RESTful
14 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (3.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) EPoS
3 4 (5.19%) AS400
3 4 (5.19%) Clustering
4 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Linux
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.49%) CentOS
9 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.30%) AIX
10 1 (1.30%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) MVC
3 10 (12.99%) TDD
4 9 (11.69%) Scrum
5 8 (10.39%) ITIL
5 8 (10.39%) OOP
5 8 (10.39%) OO
5 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.09%) Web Development
7 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.79%) Software Architecture
7 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.19%) Software Deployment
8 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) C#
2 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.69%) Perl
6 7 (9.09%) PHP
6 7 (9.09%) Delphi
7 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.49%) Ruby
9 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.19%) RPG IV
9 4 (5.19%) C
9 4 (5.19%) RPG
10 3 (3.90%) C++
11 2 (2.60%) XAML
11 2 (2.60%) VBScript
11 2 (2.60%) VB
12 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.39%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) MCP
5 3 (3.90%) MCSE
5 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) Squid
2 10 (12.99%) qmail
3 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.49%) NFS
6 3 (3.90%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.30%) Postfix
7 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) OpenView
1 1 (1.30%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Cisco
2 15 (19.48%) HP
3 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.39%) VMware
5 7 (9.09%) NetApp
6 6 (7.79%) Citrix
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle
8 3 (3.90%) Symantec
9 2 (2.60%) SAP
9 2 (2.60%) Sage
9 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.60%) IBM
10 1 (1.30%) Sybase
10 1 (1.30%) Juniper
10 1 (1.30%) BMC
10 1 (1.30%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago