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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 44 56 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 16.86% 29.32% 19.77%
As % of the Vendors category 35.77% 53.33% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 25
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £22,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
123 105 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 47.13% 54.97% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113 81 67
Average salary £44,750 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.60% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £51,000
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 30 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 29 (34.94%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) .NET
4 26 (31.33%) MS Office
4 26 (31.33%) VMware
5 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
5 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
5 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
6 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
6 23 (27.71%) C#
7 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
9 19 (22.89%) HTML
9 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
10 18 (21.69%) CSS
10 18 (21.69%) SCCM
11 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (19.28%) vSphere
11 16 (19.28%) Change Control
12 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (16.87%) DNS
13 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (15.66%) SAN
14 13 (15.66%) ITIL
15 12 (14.46%) Linux
15 12 (14.46%) Citrix
15 12 (14.46%) CMS
16 11 (13.25%) Dynamics CRM
16 11 (13.25%) CRM
16 11 (13.25%) VB.NET

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
2 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
3 12 (14.46%) CMS
4 9 (10.84%) IIS
5 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.23%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (6.02%) Lync
8 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.61%) ArcGIS
9 3 (3.61%) Sitefinity
9 3 (3.61%) Kentico
9 3 (3.61%) DNN
9 3 (3.61%) Umbraco
9 3 (3.61%) Apache
10 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (31.33%) MS Office
2 25 (30.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Project
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
3 3 (3.61%) PaaS
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) DNS
2 13 (15.66%) SAN
3 9 (10.84%) Internet
3 9 (10.84%) DHCP
4 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.23%) Firewall
5 6 (7.23%) NAS
6 5 (6.02%) VPN
7 4 (4.82%) SSL
7 4 (4.82%) VoIP
7 4 (4.82%) WAN
7 4 (4.82%) SMTP
8 3 (3.61%) SNMP
8 3 (3.61%) MPLS
8 3 (3.61%) Network Security
8 3 (3.61%) LAN
9 2 (2.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) VLAN
10 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.02%) MySQL
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.82%) Consultant
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (3.61%) GIS Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.73%) .NET
2 19 (22.89%) HTML
3 18 (21.69%) CSS
4 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.05%) HTML5
4 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
5 8 (9.64%) CSS3
6 4 (4.82%) WCF
7 3 (3.61%) Web Services
8 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.41%) J2EE
8 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.20%) WPF
9 1 (1.20%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.20%) jQuery
9 1 (1.20%) COM
9 1 (1.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Clustering
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) GIS
3 3 (3.61%) FMCG
3 3 (3.61%) iPhone
4 2 (2.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (14.46%) Linux
6 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.61%) CentOS
8 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.61%) Android
9 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Change Control
2 13 (15.66%) ITIL
3 11 (13.25%) CRM
4 9 (10.84%) System Testing
5 8 (9.64%) Test Management
5 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.64%) Change Management
6 7 (8.43%) MVC
6 7 (8.43%) Project Management
6 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.82%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.82%) Web Development
10 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.61%) Time Management
10 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) SQL
2 23 (27.71%) C#
3 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.82%) PHP
5 4 (4.82%) Java
6 3 (3.61%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.41%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.28%) vSphere
3 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
4 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.20%) KVM
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) SCOM
3 4 (4.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.20%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) VMware
2 12 (14.46%) Citrix
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) Kofax
5 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.82%) Avaya
7 3 (3.61%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle
7 3 (3.61%) ESRI
8 2 (2.41%) BT
8 2 (2.41%) Metastorm
8 2 (2.41%) Google
8 2 (2.41%) Facebook
8 2 (2.41%) Twitter
9 1 (1.20%) IronPort
9 1 (1.20%) Veeam
9 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.20%) F5
9 1 (1.20%) Apple
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
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