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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 85 47
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -38
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 47 6 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.42% 0.65% 5.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.81% 1.99% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 47 4 45
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £38,250 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £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
367 301 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.52% 32.75% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 281 243 342
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +18 33 £37,000 -17.77% 4
Cirencester - 7 £45,000 - 1
Gloucester +14 2 £20,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 64 (95.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 30 (44.78%) Finance
4 29 (43.28%) .NET
4 29 (43.28%) C#
4 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
4 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET
5 27 (40.30%) MCSE
6 26 (38.81%) Windows
7 24 (35.82%) MVC
8 23 (34.33%) CSS
8 23 (34.33%) HTML
8 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
8 23 (34.33%) jQuery
9 22 (32.84%) WCF
9 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (32.84%) ITIL
10 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
11 19 (28.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
12 18 (26.87%) VPN
12 18 (26.87%) Web Services
12 18 (26.87%) XML
12 18 (26.87%) Citrix
13 17 (25.37%) XenApp
13 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
13 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
13 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
13 17 (25.37%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) Lync
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
2 18 (26.87%) VPN
3 15 (22.39%) DNS
3 15 (22.39%) DHCP
4 6 (8.96%) Firewall
5 5 (7.46%) SAN
5 5 (7.46%) WAN
6 4 (5.97%) Wireless
6 4 (5.97%) VLAN
7 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.99%) Network Security
8 2 (2.99%) Broadband
8 2 (2.99%) LAN
9 1 (1.49%) PBX
9 1 (1.49%) SMTP
9 1 (1.49%) SSL
9 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.49%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
3 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) C# Developer
3 20 (29.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (26.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (22.39%) .NET Developer
6 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
6 11 (16.42%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (14.93%) Support Specialist
8 9 (13.43%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (13.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (11.94%) Wintel Support
9 8 (11.94%) Wintel Specialist
9 8 (11.94%) Analyst
10 6 (8.96%) Graduate
10 6 (8.96%) Junior
10 6 (8.96%) Consultant
10 6 (8.96%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (8.96%) Junior Developer
10 6 (8.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) .NET
1 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET
2 23 (34.33%) CSS
2 23 (34.33%) HTML
2 23 (34.33%) jQuery
3 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (32.84%) WCF
4 18 (26.87%) Web Services
4 18 (26.87%) XML
5 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (17.91%) Software Packaging
7 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
7 9 (13.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (11.94%) CSS3
8 8 (11.94%) HTML5
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.49%) WF
10 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Client/Server
2 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) Physics
3 6 (8.96%) Chemistry
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) PDA
6 2 (2.99%) GIS
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) UNIX
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) MVC
2 22 (32.84%) ITIL
3 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
4 15 (22.39%) Coaching
4 15 (22.39%) Wealth Management
4 15 (22.39%) Release Management
4 15 (22.39%) OO
4 15 (22.39%) SOA
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.45%) Line Management
7 5 (7.46%) Service Management
8 4 (5.97%) ITSM
9 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.99%) Information Security
10 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) Change Management
10 2 (2.99%) CRM
11 1 (1.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 29 (43.28%) C#
3 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.48%) C
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) MCSE
2 16 (23.88%) MCSA
2 16 (23.88%) MCSD
3 9 (13.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (11.94%) MCITP
4 8 (11.94%) MCP
5 6 (8.96%) PhD
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.97%) CCA
7 4 (5.97%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.97%) MCTS
7 4 (5.97%) HP ASE
8 3 (4.48%) CCNA
8 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) Degree
10 1 (1.49%) CCENT
10 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) RHCE
10 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.37%) XenApp
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.49%) vSphere
9 1 (1.49%) XenServer
9 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) SCOM
3 4 (5.97%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 64 (95.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.87%) Citrix
3 17 (25.37%) Cisco
4 13 (19.40%) Remedy
4 13 (19.40%) VMware
5 11 (16.42%) Sophos
6 10 (14.93%) Symantec
7 6 (8.96%) HP
8 5 (7.46%) IBM
9 3 (4.48%) Websense
9 3 (4.48%) Veeam
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.49%) Oracle
11 1 (1.49%) Sybase
11 1 (1.49%) F5
11 1 (1.49%) AppSense
11 1 (1.49%) McAfee
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago