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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 39 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 12.70% 20.47% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 22.54% 52.24% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 30
Average salary £33,000 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £26,800 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £63,250 £51,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
173 67 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 56.35% 39.18% 54.07%
Number of salaries quoted 126 65 111
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (32.81%) MS Office
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 18 (28.13%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (20.31%) Internet
4 13 (20.31%) VMware
4 13 (20.31%) C#
4 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (17.19%) Degree
6 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
6 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (17.19%) Linux
7 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 10 (15.63%) Open Source
8 9 (14.06%) vSphere
8 9 (14.06%) SCCM
8 9 (14.06%) VB.NET
8 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
8 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
9 8 (12.50%) Citrix
9 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (12.50%) Perl
9 8 (12.50%) MS Project
9 8 (12.50%) Time Management
9 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
1 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) IIS
3 4 (6.25%) CMS
3 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.69%) Kentico
4 3 (4.69%) Sitefinity
4 3 (4.69%) DNN
4 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Office
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Project
3 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Internet
2 6 (9.38%) SAN
3 4 (6.25%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.25%) NAS
4 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) SMTP
4 3 (4.69%) SNMP
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) VLAN
5 2 (3.13%) MPLS
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) Broadband
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.50%) Administrator
3 8 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.94%) CSS
4 6 (9.38%) HTML
5 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.13%) COM
5 2 (3.13%) WPF
5 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Open Source
2 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.38%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.69%) CentOS
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) Time Management
2 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
2 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (9.38%) Change Control
3 6 (9.38%) MVC
4 5 (7.81%) Project Management
4 5 (7.81%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.69%) Web Development
6 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL
6 3 (4.69%) OOP
6 3 (4.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) C#
3 9 (14.06%) VB.NET
4 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) Perl
4 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) C
7 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) MCP
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) vSphere
3 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.94%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) VMware
2 12 (18.75%) Cisco
3 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) Metastorm
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) Symantec
6 2 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Dell
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Avaya
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) Apple
7 1 (1.56%) ESRI
7 1 (1.56%) F5
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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