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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 36 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.73% 15.73% 20.34%
As % of the Vendors category 35.64% 46.39% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 47
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -34.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,800
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
101 97 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 49.75% 33.92% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 82 73 93
Average salary £45,000 £35,600 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.40% -15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £47,500 £42,750
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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (38.33%) C#
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET
2 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (36.67%) Linux
3 21 (35.00%) HTML
4 20 (33.33%) SQL
5 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
6 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
8 15 (25.00%) Cisco
8 15 (25.00%) Internet
9 14 (23.33%) CSS
9 14 (23.33%) Windows
9 14 (23.33%) Open Source
10 13 (21.67%) Time Management
10 13 (21.67%) MVC
10 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
10 13 (21.67%) Perl
10 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
11 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
11 11 (18.33%) jQuery
12 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (16.67%) WCF
12 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 9 (15.00%) XML
14 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (13.33%) ADO.NET
14 8 (13.33%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) CMS
3 5 (8.33%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) MS Project
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (8.33%) SAN
3 4 (6.67%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) MPLS
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) NAS
5 2 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.67%) HSRP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (21.67%) Administrator
2 13 (21.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 13 (21.67%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
5 9 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Web Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 21 (35.00%) HTML
4 14 (23.33%) CSS
5 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
5 11 (18.33%) jQuery
6 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (16.67%) WCF
7 9 (15.00%) XML
8 8 (13.33%) ADO.NET
8 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (11.67%) JSON
10 3 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (3.33%) Web Services
12 1 (1.67%) XHTML
12 1 (1.67%) WinForms
12 1 (1.67%) DAO
12 1 (1.67%) Ajax
12 1 (1.67%) NHibernate
12 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Open Source
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) EPoS
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Linux
2 14 (23.33%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) MVC
1 13 (21.67%) Time Management
2 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) CRM
5 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.33%) Cyber Security
6 2 (3.33%) Information Security
6 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (1.67%) SOA
7 1 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C#
2 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
4 13 (21.67%) Perl
4 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.33%) C++
6 2 (3.33%) VBScript
6 2 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) MCP
4 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) qmail
3 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.33%) Squid
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) OpenView
1 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
2 15 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) HP
3 5 (8.33%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Symantec
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.33%) BMC
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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