The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 51 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.07% 3.68% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.49% 9.84% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 27
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
295 305 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.38% 37.38% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 239 266 496
Average salary £38,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
South West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Gloucester +4 9 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Cheltenham -16 4 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Cirencester +17 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Tewkesbury +5 1 £25,500 -21.53%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) SQL
4 20 (44.44%) MCSE
4 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
6 17 (37.78%) ITIL
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (33.33%) VMware
9 14 (31.11%) HP
9 14 (31.11%) MCP
9 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
9 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (28.89%) Linux
10 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
11 12 (26.67%) Citrix
11 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
12 11 (24.44%) Degree
12 11 (24.44%) Windows 8
13 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (22.22%) Cisco
13 10 (22.22%) MS Office
13 10 (22.22%) .NET
13 10 (22.22%) C#
13 10 (22.22%) Firewall
13 10 (22.22%) MCITP
14 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
7 2 (4.44%) Lync
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.44%) Apache
8 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Sage 200
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.22%) Firewall
3 9 (20.00%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) SAN
5 5 (11.11%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
7 3 (6.67%) WAN
7 3 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (4.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
2 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Junior
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Graduate
4 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Graduate C# Developer
4 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 5 (11.11%) SOAP
4 5 (11.11%) WPF
5 2 (4.44%) COM
6 1 (2.22%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) STL
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) MFC
6 1 (2.22%) Qt
6 1 (2.22%) WCF
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.22%) D-Bus
6 1 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
1 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) GIS
2 1 (2.22%) CCTV
2 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (24.44%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.44%) UNIX
10 1 (2.22%) HPUX
10 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Time Management
2 5 (11.11%) MVVM
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) CRM
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (4.44%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) VB
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) PHP
5 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.11%) VBScript
5 5 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) MCSE
2 14 (31.11%) MCP
3 11 (24.44%) Degree
4 10 (22.22%) MCITP
5 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) MCSA
6 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
7 5 (11.11%) MCTS
8 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.22%) CCNP
10 1 (2.22%) CCNA
10 1 (2.22%) CCA
10 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.22%) RHCE
10 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.22%) LPIC
10 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) Xen
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (31.11%) HP
4 12 (26.67%) Citrix
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
8 2 (4.44%) Sage
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) ESRI
9 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago