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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 84 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -48
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 5 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.61% 0.54% 6.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.98% 1.72% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 56
Average salary £33,000 £43,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +12.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £29,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £55,500 £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
431 291 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.22% 31.22% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 343 230 332
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 £24,000 £26,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +16 30 £33,000 -21.42% 3
Cirencester - 5 £45,000 - 2
Gloucester +7 3 £27,500 -54.16% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £28,875 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (95.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.77%) MCSE
3 27 (43.55%) Windows
4 26 (41.94%) SQL
4 26 (41.94%) Finance
5 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
5 23 (37.10%) C#
5 23 (37.10%) .NET
5 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
6 21 (33.87%) ITIL
7 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 19 (30.65%) Citrix
9 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 18 (29.03%) MVC
9 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
10 17 (27.42%) MCSA
10 17 (27.42%) Cisco
10 17 (27.42%) HTML
10 17 (27.42%) CSS
10 17 (27.42%) jQuery
11 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (25.81%) WCF
11 16 (25.81%) VPN
12 15 (24.19%) DNS
12 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (22.58%) VMware
13 14 (22.58%) Remedy
13 14 (22.58%) DHCP
13 14 (22.58%) Web Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.81%) VPN
3 15 (24.19%) DNS
4 14 (22.58%) DHCP
5 7 (11.29%) Firewall
6 6 (9.68%) SAN
7 4 (6.45%) Internet
7 4 (6.45%) WAN
8 3 (4.84%) LAN
9 2 (3.23%) Wireless
9 2 (3.23%) VLAN
9 2 (3.23%) Network Security
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.61%) NAS
10 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.61%) HSRP
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
3 13 (20.97%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) C# Developer
3 16 (25.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (22.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (20.97%) .NET Developer
6 10 (16.13%) Support Specialist
7 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Wintel Support
8 8 (12.90%) Wintel Specialist
9 7 (11.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (11.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (11.29%) Consultant
10 6 (9.68%) Analyst
10 6 (9.68%) Graduate
10 6 (9.68%) Junior
10 6 (9.68%) Junior Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
1 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
2 17 (27.42%) CSS
2 17 (27.42%) HTML
2 17 (27.42%) jQuery
3 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (25.81%) WCF
4 14 (22.58%) Web Services
4 14 (22.58%) XML
5 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (19.35%) Software Packaging
7 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (9.68%) CSS3
8 6 (9.68%) HTML5
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.61%) WF
10 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.45%) Physics
4 4 (6.45%) Chemistry
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) PDA
6 1 (1.61%) Statistics
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
6 1 (1.61%) HPUX
6 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 18 (29.03%) MVC
3 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 11 (17.74%) Coaching
4 11 (17.74%) Wealth Management
4 11 (17.74%) Release Management
4 11 (17.74%) SOA
4 11 (17.74%) OO
5 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.45%) Line Management
7 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
9 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) Change Management
9 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.61%) ITSM
9 1 (1.61%) UML
9 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) C#
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.84%) VBScript
5 3 (4.84%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) MCSE
2 17 (27.42%) MCSA
3 12 (19.35%) MCSD
4 9 (14.52%) MCP
4 9 (14.52%) MCITP
5 7 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) PhD
7 4 (6.45%) HP ASE
7 4 (6.45%) MCTS
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) Degree
9 2 (3.23%) CCA
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.61%) CCEA
10 1 (1.61%) CCIE
10 1 (1.61%) CCNP
10 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) XenApp
3 13 (20.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.84%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.61%) vSphere
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 59 (95.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) Citrix
3 17 (27.42%) Cisco
4 14 (22.58%) Remedy
4 14 (22.58%) VMware
5 11 (17.74%) Sophos
6 9 (14.52%) HP
7 8 (12.90%) Symantec
8 5 (8.06%) IBM
9 4 (6.45%) Oracle
10 3 (4.84%) NetApp
10 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.23%) Dell
12 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.61%) Sybase
12 1 (1.61%) McAfee
12 1 (1.61%) Websense
12 1 (1.61%) ESRI
12 1 (1.61%) Veeam
12 1 (1.61%) F5
Cheltenham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 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
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago