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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 68 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 12 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.05% 1.51% 4.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 5.06% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 46
Average salary £27,500 £29,250 £33,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% -13.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,800 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
350 237 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.86% 29.89% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 297 201 373
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -4 7 £46,250 +96.80% 3
Berkeley - 6 £23,500 -
Gloucester +5 4 £38,750 -11.42%
Tewkesbury - 2 £28,875 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 23 (48.94%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
4 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
5 17 (36.17%) MCSE
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) Cisco
6 16 (34.04%) HP
6 16 (34.04%) VMware
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.66%) C#
8 13 (27.66%) .NET
8 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
9 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (23.40%) Windows 8
10 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
10 11 (23.40%) MCITP
10 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 11 (23.40%) Symantec
11 10 (21.28%) MCP
11 10 (21.28%) MS Office
11 10 (21.28%) Office 365
12 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (19.15%) Degree
12 9 (19.15%) Citrix
12 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (19.15%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) SMTP
7 1 (2.13%) PBX
7 1 (2.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.13%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Graduate
2 6 (12.77%) Consultant
2 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
2 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Junior
2 6 (12.77%) Junior Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Graduate C# Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Junior C# Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Junior .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Help Desk Technician
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
1 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) WPF
4 5 (10.64%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.38%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (4.26%) CSS3
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) WF
7 1 (2.13%) WCF
7 1 (2.13%) DAO
7 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) GIS
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
4 11 (23.40%) Windows 8
4 11 (23.40%) Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Time Management
2 5 (10.64%) MVVM
3 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.38%) MVC
4 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.26%) CRM
4 2 (4.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
4 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (2.13%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.13%) Change Control
5 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) VB
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.64%) VBScript
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) MCSE
2 11 (23.40%) MCITP
3 10 (21.28%) MCP
4 9 (19.15%) Degree
5 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) MCSA
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.51%) HP ASE
9 3 (6.38%) MCTS
10 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (4.26%) CCENT
10 2 (4.26%) CCNP
10 2 (4.26%) CCNA
10 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (2.13%) MCSM
11 1 (2.13%) CCIE
11 1 (2.13%) RHCE
11 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.38%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) HP
2 16 (34.04%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Symantec
4 9 (19.15%) Citrix
5 5 (10.64%) IBM
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle
7 3 (6.38%) NetApp
7 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) Sage
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Sybase
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) ESRI
9 1 (2.13%) TOWER Software
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