The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gloucester region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 20.00% 17.95% 10.49%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 32.67% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 39
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £47,061 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 150 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.00% 54.95% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 68 113 127
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Gloucestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (57.53%) MS Excel
2 35 (47.95%) .NET
3 33 (45.21%) SQL
3 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
4 28 (38.36%) C#
5 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET
6 21 (28.77%) Windows
7 18 (24.66%) Visual Studio
7 18 (24.66%) VMware
8 16 (21.92%) Marketing
9 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
10 14 (19.18%) CSS
11 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (17.81%) MVC
11 13 (17.81%) Web Services
11 13 (17.81%) HTML
11 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
12 12 (16.44%) OO
12 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
13 11 (15.07%) jQuery
14 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
14 10 (13.70%) Product Marketing
14 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
14 10 (13.70%) V-Model
14 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
14 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle
14 10 (13.70%) OOP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) CMS
4 4 (5.48%) TeamSite
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (57.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS Office
3 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) INSURE/90
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) LAN
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) VoIP
3 4 (5.48%) SAN
4 3 (4.11%) Internet
4 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.74%) DNS
6 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.11%) MySQL
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.92%) Marketing
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.92%) C# Developer
4 15 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (19.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (16.44%) Support Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Administrator
7 8 (10.96%) Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) Applications Developer
8 7 (9.59%) C# Application Developer
8 7 (9.59%) .NET Applications Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Network Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) .NET
2 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET
3 14 (19.18%) CSS
4 13 (17.81%) Web Services
4 13 (17.81%) HTML
5 11 (15.07%) jQuery
6 9 (12.33%) WPF
7 8 (10.96%) XML
8 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.11%) WCF
11 2 (2.74%) Silverlight
11 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (2.74%) ADO
11 2 (2.74%) COM
12 1 (1.37%) WinForms
12 1 (1.37%) MFC
12 1 (1.37%) Qt
12 1 (1.37%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.11%) AS400
2 3 (4.11%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.74%) CCTV
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) EPoS
4 1 (1.37%) Open Source
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (17.81%) MVC
2 12 (16.44%) OO
3 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
3 10 (13.70%) Product Marketing
3 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.70%) V-Model
3 10 (13.70%) OOP
3 10 (13.70%) SOA
4 7 (9.59%) Scrum
5 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.85%) SEO
5 5 (6.85%) Workflow
5 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.48%) Process Management
6 4 (5.48%) Workflow Management
7 3 (4.11%) Logistics
7 3 (4.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) SQL
2 28 (38.36%) C#
3 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
4 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
6 9 (12.33%) C++
7 8 (10.96%) Java
8 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 3 (4.11%) RPG
9 3 (4.11%) RPG IV
10 2 (2.74%) C
10 2 (2.74%) XAML
11 1 (1.37%) VB6
11 1 (1.37%) Python
11 1 (1.37%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) VBScript
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) MCP
4 3 (4.11%) NCDA
4 3 (4.11%) NCIE
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) CCEE
5 2 (2.74%) CCIA
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) CCA
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CCEA
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.96%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.74%) XenApp
5 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) VMware
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Citrix
3 9 (12.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) Ektron
4 4 (5.48%) NetApp
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) EMC
6 1 (1.37%) Symantec
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) Apple
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
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