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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.31% 2.46% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.71% 7.93% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 33
Average salary £27,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +5.33%
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
283 227 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.39% 31.05% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 233 200 467
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Berkeley - 6 £23,500 -
Cheltenham -11 5 £42,750 +81.91% 2
Gloucester +3 3 £34,000 +23.63% 3
Tewkesbury - 1 £25,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
5 15 (36.59%) HP
5 15 (36.59%) MCSE
6 14 (34.15%) ITIL
7 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
7 13 (31.71%) C#
7 13 (31.71%) .NET
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
8 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco
8 11 (26.83%) VMware
9 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (24.39%) Office 365
9 10 (24.39%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) MCITP
10 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (21.95%) Citrix
10 9 (21.95%) MS Office
10 9 (21.95%) MCP
11 8 (19.51%) Linux
11 8 (19.51%) Web Services
11 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Sage 200
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Junior
3 6 (14.63%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Junior Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Graduate
4 5 (12.20%) Junior C# Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Graduate C# Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Help Desk Technician
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) HTML
4 5 (12.20%) SOAP
4 5 (12.20%) WPF
5 3 (7.32%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.88%) CSS3
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
6 2 (4.88%) jQuery
6 2 (4.88%) CSS
7 1 (2.44%) COM
7 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.44%) DAO
7 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) GIS
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.88%) UNIX
9 1 (2.44%) HPUX
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Time Management
2 5 (12.20%) MVVM
3 3 (7.32%) CRM
3 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.32%) MVC
3 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Data Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) VB
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
5 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) VBScript
5 5 (12.20%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) MCSE
2 10 (24.39%) Degree
3 9 (21.95%) MCITP
3 9 (21.95%) MCP
4 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.20%) MCSA
7 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.88%) HP ASE
8 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) MCTS
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.44%) RHCE
9 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.44%) CCNP
9 1 (2.44%) CCNA
9 1 (2.44%) LPIC
9 1 (2.44%) CCENT
9 1 (2.44%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) HP
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
3 11 (26.83%) VMware
4 9 (21.95%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) Symantec
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle
7 3 (7.32%) IBM
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Sage
9 1 (2.44%) Sybase
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) ESRI
9 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago