The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 213 199 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.23% 21.61% 22.32%
As % of the Vendors category 45.91% 48.42% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 192 187 194
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
464 411 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.06% 44.63% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 401 347 356
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gloucestershire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Microsoft
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 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 +9 108 £33,500 -4.28% 13
Gloucester +4 26 £45,000 +68.22% 11
Cirencester -6 18 £39,750 -0.62% 1
Tewkesbury -8 11 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Stroud +1 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Microsoft 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.

1 159 (41.19%) SQL Server
1 159 (41.19%) Windows
2 142 (36.79%) SQL
3 141 (36.53%) C#
3 141 (36.53%) .NET
4 137 (35.49%) MS Excel
5 110 (28.50%) HTML
6 103 (26.68%) JavaScript
7 99 (25.65%) Finance
8 97 (25.13%) CSS
9 90 (23.32%) ASP.NET
10 73 (18.91%) MS Office
11 69 (17.88%) Active Directory
12 68 (17.62%) T-SQL
13 64 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 63 (16.32%) XML
15 61 (15.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 57 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (13.73%) VMware
18 51 (13.21%) MVC
19 48 (12.44%) MS Exchange
19 48 (12.44%) Linux
19 48 (12.44%) Citrix
19 48 (12.44%) WCF
20 47 (12.18%) Degree
21 44 (11.40%) Security Cleared
21 44 (11.40%) jQuery
22 42 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
22 42 (10.88%) Visual Studio
23 41 (10.62%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (12.44%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.81%) IIS
2 34 (8.81%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.59%) CMS
6 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.55%) Lync
8 6 (1.55%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 137 (35.49%) MS Excel
2 73 (18.91%) MS Office
3 18 (4.66%) MS Project
4 16 (4.15%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.30%) InfoPath
7 4 (1.04%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.04%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.81%) Changepoint
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.52%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.59%) Office 365
2 5 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.07%) Firewall
2 34 (8.81%) VPN
3 29 (7.51%) TCP/IP
4 23 (5.96%) DNS
4 23 (5.96%) DHCP
5 22 (5.70%) Internet
6 14 (3.63%) SAN
7 11 (2.85%) Wireless
8 10 (2.59%) LAN
9 8 (2.07%) WAN
10 7 (1.81%) SSL
10 7 (1.81%) FTP
10 7 (1.81%) Network Security
11 6 (1.55%) NAS
11 6 (1.55%) VoIP
12 4 (1.04%) MPLS
12 4 (1.04%) VLAN
13 3 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.78%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (41.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.40%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.11%) MySQL
8 10 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.52%) SSDT
12 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 42 (10.88%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (1.81%) FxCop
4 7 (1.81%) StyleCop
5 6 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.55%) Subversion
6 5 (1.30%) ClearQuest
6 5 (1.30%) MSI
6 5 (1.30%) InstallShield
6 5 (1.30%) GDB
6 5 (1.30%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 99 (25.65%) Finance
2 27 (6.99%) Aerospace
3 16 (4.15%) Military
4 12 (3.11%) Advertising
5 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.04%) Publishing
6 4 (1.04%) Automotive
7 3 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (31.09%) Developer
2 70 (18.13%) .NET Developer
3 66 (17.10%) Analyst
4 50 (12.95%) C# Developer
5 45 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (10.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (9.33%) Senior Developer
9 30 (7.77%) Software Engineer
10 26 (6.74%) Consultant
11 25 (6.48%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (5.96%) Administrator
13 22 (5.70%) Support Engineer
13 22 (5.70%) Support Analyst
14 18 (4.66%) Software Developer
14 18 (4.66%) Senior C# Developer
15 16 (4.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.89%) Business Analyst
16 15 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (36.53%) .NET
2 110 (28.50%) HTML
3 97 (25.13%) CSS
4 90 (23.32%) ASP.NET
5 63 (16.32%) XML
6 48 (12.44%) WCF
7 44 (11.40%) jQuery
8 40 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (9.84%) .NET Framework
10 27 (6.99%) Web Services
11 21 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (4.92%) AngularJS
13 16 (4.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (4.15%) COM
14 14 (3.63%) HTML5
15 12 (3.11%) Software Packaging
15 12 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (2.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (2.59%) JSON
17 9 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.55%) Client/Server
3 29 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.15%) Open Source
5 13 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.37%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.85%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.59%) Clustering
9 9 (2.33%) Physics
10 7 (1.81%) PKI
11 6 (1.55%) Chemistry
11 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.30%) CMDB
13 2 (0.52%) PDA
13 2 (0.52%) CCTV
13 2 (0.52%) EPoS
13 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 159 (41.19%) Windows
2 61 (15.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (12.44%) Linux
4 39 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (8.03%) Windows 7
6 30 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.04%) AIX
8 4 (1.04%) Solaris
8 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (13.21%) MVC
3 41 (10.62%) ITIL
4 37 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 30 (7.77%) Time Management
5 30 (7.77%) Mentoring
6 29 (7.51%) OO
7 20 (5.18%) Data Protection
7 20 (5.18%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (4.92%) Migration
9 18 (4.66%) SOA
10 17 (4.40%) CRM
10 17 (4.40%) Cyber Security
10 17 (4.40%) Coaching
11 16 (4.15%) Change Control
12 15 (3.89%) Configuration Management
12 15 (3.89%) Business Analysis
12 15 (3.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (36.79%) SQL
2 141 (36.53%) C#
3 103 (26.68%) JavaScript
4 68 (17.62%) T-SQL
5 29 (7.51%) C++
6 27 (6.99%) Java
7 25 (6.48%) Perl
8 22 (5.70%) VB.NET
9 20 (5.18%) C
10 19 (4.92%) Python
11 18 (4.66%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.37%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.04%) PHP
14 3 (0.78%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.52%) XQuery
15 2 (0.52%) XPath
16 1 (0.26%) Ruby
16 1 (0.26%) ABAP
16 1 (0.26%) Delphi
16 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (12.18%) Degree
3 44 (11.40%) Security Cleared
4 29 (7.51%) DV Cleared
5 24 (6.22%) MCSE
6 20 (5.18%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.15%) MCSA
7 16 (4.15%) MCSD
8 9 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.33%) ISEB
9 8 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.81%) MCITP
11 6 (1.55%) PhD
12 5 (1.30%) MCP
12 5 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (1.04%) HP ASE
13 4 (1.04%) HNC
13 4 (1.04%) CCA
13 4 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.63%) SLA
2 8 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 69 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 31 (8.03%) XenApp
5 13 (3.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.04%) vSphere
9 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.26%) XenServer
10 1 (0.26%) Postfix
10 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (5.70%) SCCM
2 10 (2.59%) SCOM
2 10 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (2.07%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.81%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.78%) OpenView
5 3 (0.78%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 53 (13.73%) VMware
2 48 (12.44%) Citrix
3 38 (9.84%) Cisco
4 23 (5.96%) Oracle
5 18 (4.66%) Symantec
6 16 (4.15%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.37%) Remedy
7 13 (3.37%) Sophos
8 8 (2.07%) SAP
8 8 (2.07%) IBM
9 7 (1.81%) HP
9 7 (1.81%) Twitter
10 6 (1.55%) Websense
11 5 (1.30%) Veeam
12 4 (1.04%) Adobe
13 3 (0.78%) BMC
13 3 (0.78%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.52%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.52%) Aruba
14 2 (0.52%) McAfee
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Home Working, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum (+ very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago