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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.67% 2.64% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.19% 7.42% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 26
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £46,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
281 283 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.67% 35.55% 43.73%
Number of salaries quoted 224 246 461
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Gloucester +3 7 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Berkeley - 3 £25,000 - 1
Cheltenham -17 2 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £25,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (58.14%) Windows
3 20 (46.51%) SQL
4 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (41.86%) MCSE
6 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
7 15 (34.88%) ITIL
7 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (32.56%) HP
8 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
9 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.91%) C#
10 12 (27.91%) .NET
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
10 12 (27.91%) VMware
10 12 (27.91%) Degree
11 11 (25.58%) MCP
11 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (25.58%) Windows 8
12 10 (23.26%) MS Office
12 10 (23.26%) Linux
12 10 (23.26%) Cisco
12 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (20.93%) Citrix
13 9 (20.93%) Firewall
13 9 (20.93%) Office 365
14 8 (18.60%) VB

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.65%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
4 5 (11.63%) DNS
5 4 (9.30%) VPN
6 3 (6.98%) LAN
6 3 (6.98%) Internet
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
8 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Junior
3 6 (13.95%) Graduate
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Junior Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Graduate C# Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Technician
4 5 (11.63%) Junior C# Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
1 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
3 5 (11.63%) WPF
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Firmware
1 3 (6.98%) GIS
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.58%) Windows 8
6 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (23.26%) Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.65%) UNIX
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Time Management
2 5 (11.63%) MVVM
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) MVC
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (2.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) VB
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) PHP
5 5 (11.63%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) MCSE
2 12 (27.91%) Degree
3 11 (25.58%) MCP
4 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 8 (18.60%) MCITP
5 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (11.63%) MCSA
7 4 (9.30%) MCTS
8 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.33%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.33%) MCSM
10 1 (2.33%) CCENT
10 1 (2.33%) LPIC
10 1 (2.33%) CCNP
10 1 (2.33%) CCNA
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.33%) RHCE
10 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) HP
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco
5 9 (20.93%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) Sage
8 2 (4.65%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) Remedy
9 1 (2.33%) ESRI
9 1 (2.33%) TOWER Software
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkeley, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago