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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 97 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.78% 4.24% 5.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 9.46% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 34 49
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
376 423 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.78% 44.86% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 288 276 272
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £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
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 27 February 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 -7 2 - -
Gloucester -16 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (90.70%) MCSE
2 38 (88.37%) Security Cleared
3 36 (83.72%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (83.72%) Linux
4 35 (81.40%) C
4 35 (81.40%) CCNA
4 35 (81.40%) CISSP
4 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (81.40%) SSCP
4 35 (81.40%) Network+ Certification
4 35 (81.40%) Linux+ Certification
4 35 (81.40%) GIAC
4 35 (81.40%) SANS
5 29 (67.44%) DV Cleared
5 29 (67.44%) Firewall
5 29 (67.44%) Software Engineering
6 28 (65.12%) Ethical Hacking
6 28 (65.12%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (65.12%) Security+ Certification
6 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
6 28 (65.12%) Reverse Engineering
6 28 (65.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 21 (48.84%) C#
8 20 (46.51%) Java
8 20 (46.51%) Mentoring
9 19 (44.19%) C++
9 19 (44.19%) STL
9 19 (44.19%) Objective-C
9 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (44.19%) Java EE

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 12 (27.91%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (67.44%) Firewall
2 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.28%) FCoE
3 7 (16.28%) SNMP
4 6 (13.95%) HTTP
5 5 (11.63%) SSL
6 3 (6.98%) DNS
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Apache Hive
1 12 (27.91%) Big Data
1 12 (27.91%) Hadoop
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) JIRA
2 7 (16.28%) Redmine
3 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (11.63%) Bitbucket
3 5 (11.63%) CodeSonar
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) git-flow
3 5 (11.63%) Robot Framework
3 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (39.53%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Software Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Test Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Network Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Virtualisation Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Java EE
1 19 (44.19%) STL
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.63%) Django
3 5 (11.63%) LAMP
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
3 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (11.63%) REST
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
3 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Cybercrime
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Android
3 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
4 8 (18.60%) Unix
5 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (67.44%) Software Engineering
3 28 (65.12%) Ethical Hacking
3 28 (65.12%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (65.12%) Reverse Engineering
4 20 (46.51%) Mentoring
5 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (44.19%) Multithreading
6 18 (41.86%) Coaching
7 12 (27.91%) User Stories
8 7 (16.28%) High Availability
8 7 (16.28%) Mobile Development
9 6 (13.95%) Kanban
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) API Design
11 3 (6.98%) OO
11 3 (6.98%) SOA
12 2 (4.65%) Change Management
12 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 2 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) C
2 21 (48.84%) C#
3 20 (46.51%) Java
4 19 (44.19%) C++
4 19 (44.19%) Objective-C
5 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
5 13 (30.23%) Python
6 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.60%) Perl
7 7 (16.28%) Korn
7 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
7 7 (16.28%) VB
8 5 (11.63%) PHP
9 3 (6.98%) SQL
9 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.33%) COBOL
10 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (90.70%) MCSE
2 38 (88.37%) Security Cleared
3 35 (81.40%) CCNA
3 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (81.40%) CISSP
3 35 (81.40%) GIAC
3 35 (81.40%) Linux+ Certification
3 35 (81.40%) Network+ Certification
3 35 (81.40%) SANS
3 35 (81.40%) SSCP
4 29 (67.44%) DV Cleared
5 28 (65.12%) CompTIA Security+
5 28 (65.12%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.65%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) MCSD
8 1 (2.33%) MCITP
8 1 (2.33%) MCP
8 1 (2.33%) MCSA
8 1 (2.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) NFS
2 7 (16.28%) Samba
2 7 (16.28%) VMware ESX
3 6 (13.95%) vSphere
4 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.63%) Docker
5 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Nagios
3 7 (16.28%) Ansible
4 5 (11.63%) Salt
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.33%) OpenView
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) EMC
3 7 (16.28%) NetApp
3 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Sophos