The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 83 50 77
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 64 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.62% 5.64% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 15.20% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 56 16
Average salary £39,000 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
Microsoft Certification
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
449 421 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 40.52% 37.13% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 306 308 302
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gloucestershire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -27 13 £37,000 +12.12%
Fairford - 1 £32,500 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 48 (76.19%) MCSE
2 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.97%) CCNA
3 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (49.21%) Windows
4 31 (49.21%) Linux
4 31 (49.21%) VMware
5 27 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
7 25 (39.68%) MCITP
8 23 (36.51%) Citrix
9 22 (34.92%) Telecoms
10 21 (33.33%) Firewall
11 20 (31.75%) ITIL
12 19 (30.16%) C#
12 19 (30.16%) XenApp
13 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
13 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
13 17 (26.98%) SAN
14 16 (25.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (25.40%) Apple iOS
14 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
14 16 (25.40%) Android
14 16 (25.40%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (23.81%) Big Data
15 15 (23.81%) Apache Hive
15 15 (23.81%) Apache Pig
15 15 (23.81%) Mobile Development
15 15 (23.81%) Multithreading
15 15 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.81%) Apache Pig
3 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.17%) CMS
6 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.59%) JBoss
7 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Primavera
2 1 (1.59%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) Firewall
2 17 (26.98%) SAN
3 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) ADSL
6 1 (1.59%) DHCP
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) PBX
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
6 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) Apache Hive
2 15 (23.81%) Big Data
2 15 (23.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.17%) GIS
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (34.92%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (17.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 8 (12.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) IT Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior IT Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Administrator
8 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) IT Support
8 7 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Principal Software Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Service Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) Java EE
1 15 (23.81%) STL
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) COM
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Cybercrime
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Linux
1 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.40%) Android
3 16 (25.40%) Apple iOS
4 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 16 (25.40%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (23.81%) Mobile Development
3 15 (23.81%) Multithreading
3 15 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 12 (19.05%) Service Management
6 7 (11.11%) Change Management
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.94%) Data Management
7 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.94%) ITSM
8 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.17%) CAD
9 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.17%) Content Management
9 2 (3.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) C#
2 15 (23.81%) C
2 15 (23.81%) C++
2 15 (23.81%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) Objective-C
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (76.19%) MCSE
2 34 (53.97%) CCNA
2 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (39.68%) MCITP
4 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
4 16 (25.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (23.81%) CISSP
5 15 (23.81%) GIAC
5 15 (23.81%) Linux+ Certification
5 15 (23.81%) SANS
5 15 (23.81%) SSCP
6 14 (22.22%) MCSA
7 10 (15.87%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (7.94%) MCP
10 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.76%) OCA
10 3 (4.76%) OCP
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) XenApp
2 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (15.87%) vSphere
4 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Backup Exec
1 12 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 12 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (15.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (49.21%) VMware
3 23 (36.51%) Citrix
4 12 (19.05%) Symantec
5 10 (15.87%) Sophos
6 9 (14.29%) HP
6 9 (14.29%) NetApp
7 7 (11.11%) Cisco
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle
9 5 (7.94%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) EMC
10 2 (3.17%) IBM
10 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.59%) Iron Mountain
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