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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.98% 3.48% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 8.10% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 33
Median salary £50,000 £63,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +90.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £19,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
512 420 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.54% 42.99% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 415 316 329
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -16 10 £65,000 -13.33%
Gloucester -20 1 £45,000 -28.57%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 81 (93.10%) MCSE
2 68 (78.16%) CCNA
2 68 (78.16%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (73.56%) Security Cleared
4 61 (70.11%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (70.11%) Linux
5 54 (62.07%) C
5 54 (62.07%) CISSP
5 54 (62.07%) SSCP
5 54 (62.07%) Network+ Certification
5 54 (62.07%) Linux+ Certification
5 54 (62.07%) GIAC
5 54 (62.07%) SANS
6 52 (59.77%) Firewall
7 49 (56.32%) TCP/IP
8 43 (49.43%) Security+ Certification
8 43 (49.43%) Ethical Hacking
8 43 (49.43%) Penetration Testing
8 43 (49.43%) Software Engineering
8 43 (49.43%) DV Cleared
8 43 (49.43%) Reverse Engineering
8 43 (49.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 36 (41.38%) Windows
10 35 (40.23%) C#
11 34 (39.08%) VMware
12 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
13 31 (35.63%) C++
13 31 (35.63%) Java
13 31 (35.63%) STL
13 31 (35.63%) Objective-C

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (21.84%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.45%) JBoss
4 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (59.77%) Firewall
2 49 (56.32%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.79%) VPN
4 11 (12.64%) FCoE
4 11 (12.64%) HTTP
4 11 (12.64%) SNMP
5 10 (11.49%) SSL
6 7 (8.05%) DNS
7 6 (6.90%) Network Security
8 5 (5.75%) DHCP
9 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.60%) LAN
9 4 (4.60%) WAN
10 3 (3.45%) VLAN
11 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.30%) IPX
11 2 (2.30%) IPX/SPX
11 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.30%) MPLS
11 2 (2.30%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) Big Data
2 19 (21.84%) Apache Hive
2 19 (21.84%) Hadoop
3 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.20%) MySQL
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) JIRA
2 11 (12.64%) Redmine
3 8 (9.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (9.20%) Bitbucket
3 8 (9.20%) CodeSonar
3 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.20%) git-flow
3 8 (9.20%) Robot Framework
3 8 (9.20%) Selenium
General
1 24 (27.59%) Games
2 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Platform Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Consultant
4 12 (13.79%) Software Consultant
4 12 (13.79%) Software Test Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Test Consultant
4 12 (13.79%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) Network Systems Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) Virtualisation Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) Java EE
1 31 (35.63%) STL
2 12 (13.79%) .NET
2 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
4 8 (9.20%) Django
4 8 (9.20%) LAMP
4 8 (9.20%) Node.js
4 8 (9.20%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (9.20%) REST
4 8 (9.20%) SOAP
4 8 (9.20%) Spring MVC
5 4 (4.60%) HTML
6 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.45%) CSS
6 3 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Cybercrime
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) iPad
3 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.11%) Linux
2 36 (41.38%) Windows
3 19 (21.84%) Android
3 19 (21.84%) Apple iOS
4 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.79%) Unix
7 9 (10.34%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.45%) Debian
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (49.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 43 (49.43%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (49.43%) Reverse Engineering
2 43 (49.43%) Software Engineering
3 31 (35.63%) Multithreading
4 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (28.74%) Coaching
5 25 (28.74%) Mentoring
6 19 (21.84%) User Stories
7 11 (12.64%) High Availability
7 11 (12.64%) Kanban
7 11 (12.64%) Mobile Development
7 11 (12.64%) Scrum
8 9 (10.34%) DevOps
8 9 (10.34%) ITIL
9 8 (9.20%) API Design
9 8 (9.20%) Change Management
10 7 (8.05%) OO
10 7 (8.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) C
2 35 (40.23%) C#
3 31 (35.63%) C++
3 31 (35.63%) Java
3 31 (35.63%) Objective-C
4 20 (22.99%) Python
5 19 (21.84%) Bash Shell
6 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.79%) Perl
6 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 12 (13.79%) VB
7 11 (12.64%) Korn
8 8 (9.20%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) SQL
10 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (93.10%) MCSE
2 68 (78.16%) CCNA
2 68 (78.16%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (73.56%) Security Cleared
4 54 (62.07%) CISSP
4 54 (62.07%) GIAC
4 54 (62.07%) Linux+ Certification
4 54 (62.07%) Network+ Certification
4 54 (62.07%) SANS
4 54 (62.07%) SSCP
5 43 (49.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 43 (49.43%) DV Cleared
5 43 (49.43%) Security+ Certification
6 18 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (8.05%) MCP
8 6 (6.90%) MCITP
8 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.90%) VCP6
9 5 (5.75%) MCSA
10 3 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
3 15 (17.24%) vSphere
4 12 (13.79%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.64%) NFS
5 11 (12.64%) Samba
6 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
7 8 (9.20%) Docker
8 5 (5.75%) XenApp
9 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) Puppet
2 11 (12.64%) Ansible
2 11 (12.64%) Nagios
3 8 (9.20%) Salt
4 2 (2.30%) WSUS
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) VMware
2 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.64%) EMC
3 11 (12.64%) NetApp
3 11 (12.64%) SolarWinds
4 9 (10.34%) HP
5 8 (9.20%) Cisco
5 8 (9.20%) Citrix
6 6 (6.90%) Dell
7 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.15%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.15%) Huawei
8 1 (1.15%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle
8 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.15%) Sage
8 1 (1.15%) Sophos