The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gloucestershire region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 198 172 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.78% 21.16% 16.38%
As % of the Vendors category 47.71% 45.03% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 160 156 192
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
415 382 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.65% 46.99% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 317 348 493
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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
Cheltenham +1 65 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Gloucester +8 54 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Tewkesbury -3 7 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Cirencester +1 3 £34,500 -8.00%
Tetbury - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 191 (50.80%) MS Excel
2 183 (48.67%) Windows
3 149 (39.63%) SQL
4 146 (38.83%) SQL Server
5 142 (37.77%) C#
6 138 (36.70%) .NET
7 108 (28.72%) ASP.NET
8 89 (23.67%) HTML
9 84 (22.34%) XML
10 82 (21.81%) Finance
11 76 (20.21%) JavaScript
12 74 (19.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 69 (18.35%) MS Office
14 60 (15.96%) VMware
15 57 (15.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 54 (14.36%) CSS
17 52 (13.83%) Java
18 51 (13.56%) Visual Studio
19 49 (13.03%) Linux
19 49 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (12.77%) Security Cleared
20 48 (12.77%) jQuery
20 48 (12.77%) Web Services
20 48 (12.77%) T-SQL
21 46 (12.23%) IIS
21 46 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
22 45 (11.97%) Internet
23 44 (11.70%) MVC
24 43 (11.44%) Degree
25 42 (11.17%) Active Directory

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 46 (12.23%) IIS
2 39 (10.37%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.52%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.72%) Commerce Server
5 14 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.39%) CMS
8 6 (1.60%) Apache
9 4 (1.06%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.53%) Lync
10 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 191 (50.80%) MS Excel
2 69 (18.35%) MS Office
3 13 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.06%) FrameMaker
5 4 (1.06%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.72%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.06%) SAP Business One
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.06%) INSURE/90
3 2 (0.53%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.53%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.53%) Movex
3 2 (0.53%) Lawson
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.72%) SaaS
2 11 (2.93%) Office 365
3 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.97%) Internet
2 29 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 25 (6.65%) SMTP
4 24 (6.38%) DNS
4 24 (6.38%) Firewall
5 23 (6.12%) LAN
6 21 (5.59%) FTP
7 20 (5.32%) WAN
8 17 (4.52%) VPN
9 16 (4.26%) SAN
10 14 (3.72%) DHCP
11 13 (3.46%) SSL
12 6 (1.60%) Network Security
12 6 (1.60%) LDAP
13 5 (1.33%) SNMP
13 5 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (1.06%) Wireless
15 2 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.53%) VLAN
15 2 (0.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (38.83%) SQL Server
2 57 (15.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.85%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.93%) SQLite
7 10 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.60%) MySQL
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.80%) MS Access
12 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.19%) Subversion
4 5 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.33%) WinDbg
4 5 (1.33%) GDB
5 3 (0.80%) Selenium
5 3 (0.80%) NUnit
5 3 (0.80%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.53%) MorphX
6 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.53%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (21.81%) Finance
2 23 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.85%) Marketing
4 20 (5.32%) Retail
5 17 (4.52%) Military
6 7 (1.86%) Banking
7 6 (1.60%) French Language
7 6 (1.60%) German Language
7 6 (1.60%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.60%) Advertising
8 4 (1.06%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (37.23%) Developer
2 68 (18.09%) .NET Developer
3 48 (12.77%) Analyst
4 38 (10.11%) C# Developer
5 29 (7.71%) Support Engineer
6 28 (7.45%) Software Developer
6 28 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (7.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (7.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (6.91%) Software Engineer
9 24 (6.38%) Support Analyst
10 21 (5.59%) .NET Software Developer
11 19 (5.05%) IT Support
12 17 (4.52%) Junior
12 17 (4.52%) Consultant
12 17 (4.52%) Senior Developer
13 16 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (4.26%) Junior Developer
13 16 (4.26%) Lead Developer
14 14 (3.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (36.70%) .NET
2 108 (28.72%) ASP.NET
3 89 (23.67%) HTML
4 84 (22.34%) XML
5 54 (14.36%) CSS
6 48 (12.77%) jQuery
6 48 (12.77%) Web Services
7 36 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (7.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 25 (6.65%) WCF
10 24 (6.38%) WPF
10 24 (6.38%) JSON
11 21 (5.59%) SOAP
12 16 (4.26%) REST
13 13 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (3.46%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.19%) HTML5
15 10 (2.66%) COM
16 9 (2.39%) CSS3
17 8 (2.13%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.59%) PKI
4 17 (4.52%) N-Tier
5 16 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.19%) Smartphone
7 11 (2.93%) iPhone
8 10 (2.66%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.60%) CCTV
10 6 (1.60%) Open Source
10 6 (1.60%) EPoS
10 6 (1.60%) Firmware
11 4 (1.06%) AS400
11 4 (1.06%) Clustering
12 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.53%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 183 (48.67%) Windows
2 74 (19.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (13.03%) Linux
4 46 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (10.11%) Windows 7
6 30 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.32%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.79%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.93%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.93%) Android
10 7 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.60%) UNIX
12 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.33%) CentOS
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.70%) MVC
2 40 (10.64%) OO
2 40 (10.64%) Software Engineering
3 36 (9.57%) Time Management
4 34 (9.04%) Unit Testing
4 34 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (7.98%) Mobile Application Development
6 28 (7.45%) ITIL
6 28 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 19 (5.05%) Information Security
8 19 (5.05%) Configuration Management
9 18 (4.79%) OOP
10 17 (4.52%) Scrum
10 17 (4.52%) V-Model
11 16 (4.26%) SOA
12 15 (3.99%) Project Management
12 15 (3.99%) Web Development
13 14 (3.72%) Computer Forensics
13 14 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (39.63%) SQL
2 142 (37.77%) C#
3 76 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 52 (13.83%) Java
5 48 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 39 (10.37%) C++
7 31 (8.24%) C
8 19 (5.05%) XPath
8 19 (5.05%) XQuery
9 16 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 14 (3.72%) PHP
11 11 (2.93%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.66%) Python
13 9 (2.39%) Perl
13 9 (2.39%) VB
14 8 (2.13%) VBScript
14 8 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.86%) Delphi
16 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.44%) Degree
3 37 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.52%) DV Cleared
5 16 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.99%) MCP
7 14 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (3.46%) MCSE
9 11 (2.93%) CEH
10 8 (2.13%) HP ASE
10 8 (2.13%) HND
10 8 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.86%) CCNA
12 6 (1.60%) CCNP
13 5 (1.33%) ISEB
13 5 (1.33%) CCIE
13 5 (1.33%) MCSA
13 5 (1.33%) HNC
13 5 (1.33%) MCTS
13 5 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.59%) QA
2 18 (4.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (11.17%) Active Directory
3 39 (10.37%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.93%) XenApp
5 10 (2.66%) Squid
5 10 (2.66%) qmail
6 6 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.33%) NFS
8 4 (1.06%) vSphere
8 4 (1.06%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) Postfix
10 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (7.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.27%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 60 (15.96%) VMware
2 35 (9.31%) HP
3 27 (7.18%) Citrix
3 27 (7.18%) Cisco
4 17 (4.52%) Oracle
4 17 (4.52%) EPiServer
5 14 (3.72%) hybris
6 12 (3.19%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.93%) NetApp
8 8 (2.13%) Symantec
9 7 (1.86%) IBM
9 7 (1.86%) SAP
10 6 (1.60%) Ektron
10 6 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.06%) Adobe
12 4 (1.06%) Sage
13 3 (0.80%) Juniper
13 3 (0.80%) Dell
13 3 (0.80%) Telerik
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependant on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + exclusive benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago