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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 71 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 10 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.61% 1.22% 5.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.23% 4.39% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 53
Average salary £32,750 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £49,200 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
415 228 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.09% 27.70% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 337 192 351
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +9 16 £41,500 +76.59% 4
Gloucester +5 4 £38,750 -11.42% 2
Cirencester - 3 £45,000 - 2
Berkeley - 3 £23,500 -
Tewkesbury - 2 £28,875 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (94.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) ITIL
3 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
4 20 (37.74%) MCSE
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.08%) Cisco
7 16 (30.19%) .NET
7 16 (30.19%) C#
7 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
8 15 (28.30%) MS Exchange
9 14 (26.42%) Citrix
9 14 (26.42%) HP
10 13 (24.53%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) VMware
11 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
12 11 (20.75%) Web Services
12 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (18.87%) MCITP
13 10 (18.87%) HTML
13 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
13 10 (18.87%) MCSA
14 9 (16.98%) MVC
14 9 (16.98%) VPN
14 9 (16.98%) XML
14 9 (16.98%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.98%) VPN
3 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 7 (13.21%) DHCP
5 6 (11.32%) SAN
6 5 (9.43%) Firewall
7 3 (5.66%) Internet
8 2 (3.77%) LAN
8 2 (3.77%) WAN
9 1 (1.89%) SMTP
9 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.89%) PBX
9 1 (1.89%) SSL
9 1 (1.89%) BGP
9 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.89%) VRRP
9 1 (1.89%) MPLS
9 1 (1.89%) OSPF
9 1 (1.89%) Wireless
9 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.89%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
2 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
2 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Junior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Junior
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Graduate
6 5 (9.43%) Junior C# Developer
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Graduate C# Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) .NET
1 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 10 (18.87%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) XML
4 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (15.09%) jQuery
5 8 (15.09%) CSS
6 7 (13.21%) WCF
7 6 (11.32%) Software Packaging
8 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.77%) CSS3
10 2 (3.77%) HTML5
10 2 (3.77%) WPF
10 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) GIS
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (13.21%) Linux
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) HPUX
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) MVC
3 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.32%) Coaching
4 6 (11.32%) Wealth Management
4 6 (11.32%) Release Management
4 6 (11.32%) SOA
4 6 (11.32%) OO
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) MVVM
6 2 (3.77%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) Line Management
6 2 (3.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) UML
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.43%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) VBScript
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) C
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) MCSE
2 10 (18.87%) MCITP
2 10 (18.87%) MCSA
3 9 (16.98%) MCP
4 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.32%) MCSD
6 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.55%) HP ASE
7 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.66%) MCTS
9 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) CCENT
9 2 (3.77%) CCNP
9 2 (3.77%) CCNA
10 1 (1.89%) CCIE
10 1 (1.89%) RHCE
10 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) XenApp
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.66%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (94.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco
3 14 (26.42%) Citrix
3 14 (26.42%) HP
4 12 (22.64%) VMware
5 7 (13.21%) Symantec
5 7 (13.21%) Remedy
6 5 (9.43%) IBM
6 5 (9.43%) Sophos
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle
8 3 (5.66%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 1 (1.89%) Sybase
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.89%) ESRI
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago