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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 87 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.79% 4.02% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 9.25% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 48
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
466 389 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.00% 43.46% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 378 282 295
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -17 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Gloucester -19 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 64 (90.14%) MCSE
2 58 (81.69%) Security Cleared
3 57 (80.28%) CCNA
3 57 (80.28%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (77.46%) Linux
5 54 (76.06%) Cybersecurity
6 52 (73.24%) SANS
6 52 (73.24%) C
6 52 (73.24%) CISSP
6 52 (73.24%) SSCP
6 52 (73.24%) Network+ Certification
6 52 (73.24%) Linux+ Certification
6 52 (73.24%) GIAC
7 45 (63.38%) TCP/IP
8 43 (60.56%) Firewall
8 43 (60.56%) DV Cleared
9 42 (59.15%) CompTIA Security+
9 42 (59.15%) Security+ Certification
9 42 (59.15%) Software Engineering
10 41 (57.75%) Ethical Hacking
10 41 (57.75%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (57.75%) Reverse Engineering
11 34 (47.89%) C#
12 29 (40.85%) C++
12 29 (40.85%) Java
12 29 (40.85%) STL
12 29 (40.85%) Objective-C
12 29 (40.85%) Multithreading
12 29 (40.85%) Java EE
13 28 (39.44%) Mentoring

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 17 (23.94%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.82%) JBoss
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (63.38%) TCP/IP
2 43 (60.56%) Firewall
3 11 (15.49%) FCoE
3 11 (15.49%) SNMP
4 9 (12.68%) HTTP
4 9 (12.68%) SSL
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) DNS
7 4 (5.63%) DHCP
7 4 (5.63%) LAN
7 4 (5.63%) WAN
8 3 (4.23%) VLAN
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.82%) IPX
9 2 (2.82%) IPX/SPX
9 2 (2.82%) MPLS
9 2 (2.82%) Network Security
9 2 (2.82%) PPP
9 2 (2.82%) PPTP
10 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) Big Data
2 17 (23.94%) Apache Hive
2 17 (23.94%) Hadoop
3 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) MySQL
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) JIRA
2 11 (15.49%) Redmine
3 7 (9.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (9.86%) Bitbucket
3 7 (9.86%) CodeSonar
3 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.86%) git-flow
3 7 (9.86%) Robot Framework
3 7 (9.86%) Selenium
General
1 25 (35.21%) Games
2 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Platform Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Consultant
3 12 (16.90%) Software Consultant
3 12 (16.90%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Test Consultant
3 12 (16.90%) Test Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Network Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.85%) Java EE
1 29 (40.85%) STL
2 12 (16.90%) .NET
2 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
4 7 (9.86%) Django
4 7 (9.86%) LAMP
4 7 (9.86%) Node.js
4 7 (9.86%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (9.86%) REST
4 7 (9.86%) SOAP
4 7 (9.86%) Spring MVC
5 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.04%) CSS
5 5 (7.04%) HTML
5 5 (7.04%) jQuery
6 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.23%) WCF
6 3 (4.23%) Web Services
6 3 (4.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Cybercrime
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
3 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (77.46%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 17 (23.94%) Android
3 17 (23.94%) Apple iOS
4 13 (18.31%) Unix
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
6 8 (11.27%) Mac OS X
6 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Solaris
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (59.15%) Software Engineering
3 41 (57.75%) Ethical Hacking
3 41 (57.75%) Penetration Testing
3 41 (57.75%) Reverse Engineering
4 29 (40.85%) Multithreading
5 28 (39.44%) Mentoring
6 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (36.62%) Coaching
8 18 (25.35%) User Stories
9 11 (15.49%) High Availability
10 10 (14.08%) Mobile Development
11 9 (12.68%) Kanban
11 9 (12.68%) Scrum
12 7 (9.86%) API Design
13 5 (7.04%) ITIL
13 5 (7.04%) Migration
13 5 (7.04%) MVC
13 5 (7.04%) OO
13 5 (7.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (73.24%) C
2 34 (47.89%) C#
3 29 (40.85%) C++
3 29 (40.85%) Java
3 29 (40.85%) Objective-C
4 20 (28.17%) Python
5 19 (26.76%) Bash Shell
6 13 (18.31%) Perl
7 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.90%) VB
8 11 (15.49%) Korn
8 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
9 7 (9.86%) PHP
10 3 (4.23%) SQL
10 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (90.14%) MCSE
2 58 (81.69%) Security Cleared
3 57 (80.28%) CCNA
3 57 (80.28%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (73.24%) CISSP
4 52 (73.24%) GIAC
4 52 (73.24%) Linux+ Certification
4 52 (73.24%) Network+ Certification
4 52 (73.24%) SANS
4 52 (73.24%) SSCP
5 43 (60.56%) DV Cleared
6 42 (59.15%) CompTIA Security+
6 42 (59.15%) Security+ Certification
7 7 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (7.04%) Degree
9 4 (5.63%) MCP
9 4 (5.63%) MCSA
10 3 (4.23%) MCSD
11 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX
3 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
3 11 (15.49%) NFS
3 11 (15.49%) Samba
3 11 (15.49%) vSphere
4 7 (9.86%) Docker
5 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.82%) XenApp
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Puppet
2 12 (16.90%) Nagios
3 11 (15.49%) Ansible
4 7 (9.86%) Salt
5 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 2 (2.82%) WSUS
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) VMware
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.49%) EMC
3 11 (15.49%) NetApp
3 11 (15.49%) SolarWinds
4 5 (7.04%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Sophos
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) Huawei
7 1 (1.41%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.41%) Sage