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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 62 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.88% 2.36% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.36% 6.33% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 37
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £43,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
379 332 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.92% 37.30% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 292 298 407
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £32,176
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 +31 42 £33,000 -20.00% 7
Cirencester - 4 £48,250 -
Gloucester -8 2 £24,500 -9.25%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 95 (87.96%) Microsoft
2 68 (62.96%) Windows
3 59 (54.63%) MCSE
4 57 (52.78%) Citrix
5 47 (43.52%) Finance
6 44 (40.74%) ITIL
7 42 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 38 (35.19%) TCP/IP
8 38 (35.19%) SQL
8 38 (35.19%) VMware
9 37 (34.26%) VPN
9 37 (34.26%) Cisco
9 37 (34.26%) XenApp
10 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 34 (31.48%) MCSA
12 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (26.85%) DHCP
13 29 (26.85%) DNS
14 28 (25.93%) .NET
14 28 (25.93%) C#
14 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET
14 28 (25.93%) MVC
14 28 (25.93%) WCF
15 27 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 27 (25.00%) Remedy
16 26 (24.07%) Sophos
16 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (22.22%) jQuery
17 24 (22.22%) CSS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (8.33%) Lync
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.19%) TCP/IP
2 37 (34.26%) VPN
3 29 (26.85%) DNS
3 29 (26.85%) DHCP
4 19 (17.59%) SAN
4 19 (17.59%) Firewall
5 13 (12.04%) WAN
6 9 (8.33%) Wireless
6 9 (8.33%) VLAN
7 8 (7.41%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.63%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.63%) LAN
9 4 (3.70%) MPLS
10 3 (2.78%) Broadband
11 2 (1.85%) PBX
11 2 (1.85%) Internet
12 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.93%) OSPF
12 1 (0.93%) BGP
12 1 (0.93%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) Relational Database
3 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (43.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Advertising
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Developer
1 21 (19.44%) Support Specialist
2 17 (15.74%) C# Developer
2 17 (15.74%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (12.96%) Wintel Specialist
4 14 (12.96%) Wintel Support
5 13 (12.04%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Senior Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.48%) Consultant
8 7 (6.48%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.48%) Development Team Leader
8 7 (6.48%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET
1 28 (25.93%) .NET
1 28 (25.93%) WCF
2 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (22.22%) jQuery
3 24 (22.22%) HTML
3 24 (22.22%) CSS
4 23 (21.30%) Software Packaging
5 22 (20.37%) Web Services
5 22 (20.37%) XML
6 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
7 11 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (5.56%) CSS3
8 6 (5.56%) HTML5
9 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.70%) WF
9 4 (3.70%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.41%) Clustering
2 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.48%) PDA
3 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.56%) Physics
4 6 (5.56%) Chemistry
4 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.96%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.26%) Linux
5 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.56%) UNIX
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) ITIL
2 28 (25.93%) MVC
3 22 (20.37%) Mentoring
4 18 (16.67%) Coaching
4 18 (16.67%) OO
4 18 (16.67%) SOA
4 18 (16.67%) Release Management
4 18 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.41%) Line Management
6 8 (7.41%) Service Management
7 6 (5.56%) Change Management
7 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.70%) ITSM
9 4 (3.70%) Scrum
9 4 (3.70%) Workflow
9 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) SQL
2 28 (25.93%) C#
3 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.78%) C
6 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (54.63%) MCSE
2 34 (31.48%) MCSA
3 19 (17.59%) MCSD
4 18 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (10.19%) MCITP
6 11 (10.19%) MCP
6 11 (10.19%) CCA
7 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (6.48%) CCNA
9 7 (6.48%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.56%) PhD
11 4 (3.70%) MCTS
11 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.85%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.93%) CCEA
14 1 (0.93%) Degree
14 1 (0.93%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 37 (34.26%) XenApp
3 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 12 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 9 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 9 (8.33%) vSphere
7 8 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (12.04%) Backup Exec
2 11 (10.19%) SCCM
3 10 (9.26%) SCOM
4 9 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.63%) vMotion
6 2 (1.85%) WSUS
6 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 95 (87.96%) Microsoft
2 57 (52.78%) Citrix
3 38 (35.19%) VMware
4 37 (34.26%) Cisco
5 27 (25.00%) Remedy
6 26 (24.07%) Sophos
7 17 (15.74%) Symantec
8 10 (9.26%) HP
9 8 (7.41%) Websense
9 8 (7.41%) Veeam
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle
10 4 (3.70%) Sybase
11 3 (2.78%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.85%) IBM
12 2 (1.85%) NetApp
12 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.93%) Apple
13 1 (0.93%) AppSense
13 1 (0.93%) Dell
13 1 (0.93%) McAfee
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