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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 199 194 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.40% 22.35% 19.96%
As % of the Vendors category 38.87% 48.99% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 167 175 162
Average salary £37,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
512 396 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.90% 45.62% 53.36%
Number of salaries quoted 394 348 418
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,938 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +11 82 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Gloucester -7 29 £34,875 +12.50% 3
Cirencester -1 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Tewkesbury -3 13 £33,500 -16.25%
Stroud 0 2 - -
Berkeley +1 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Filton - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 204 (47.66%) Windows
2 172 (40.19%) SQL Server
3 160 (37.38%) SQL
4 151 (35.28%) .NET
5 141 (32.94%) MS Excel
6 127 (29.67%) C#
6 127 (29.67%) Finance
7 111 (25.93%) HTML
8 102 (23.83%) JavaScript
9 97 (22.66%) CSS
10 94 (21.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 90 (21.03%) MS Office
12 89 (20.79%) Active Directory
13 83 (19.39%) Citrix
13 83 (19.39%) VMware
14 73 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 69 (16.12%) ASP.NET
15 69 (16.12%) ITIL
16 68 (15.89%) T-SQL
17 66 (15.42%) Linux
17 66 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
18 63 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 63 (14.72%) Cisco
19 60 (14.02%) XML
20 59 (13.79%) MS Exchange
20 59 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
21 55 (12.85%) IIS
21 55 (12.85%) Security Cleared
22 53 (12.38%) Degree
22 53 (12.38%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 55 (12.85%) IIS
3 29 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.04%) Lync
7 13 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.80%) CMS
9 7 (1.64%) Node.js
9 7 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.40%) NetWeaver
11 5 (1.17%) Apache
11 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.70%) Kentico
12 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.70%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.70%) DNN
12 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 141 (32.94%) MS Excel
2 90 (21.03%) MS Office
3 21 (4.91%) MS Project
4 18 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.64%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.97%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.15%) VPN
2 51 (11.92%) Firewall
3 50 (11.68%) TCP/IP
4 43 (10.05%) DNS
5 41 (9.58%) DHCP
6 23 (5.37%) SAN
7 20 (4.67%) Internet
8 19 (4.44%) Wireless
9 15 (3.50%) WAN
9 15 (3.50%) LAN
10 11 (2.57%) VLAN
11 9 (2.10%) MPLS
12 8 (1.87%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.64%) VoIP
14 6 (1.40%) Network Security
14 6 (1.40%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.17%) FTP
16 4 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.93%) NAS
16 4 (0.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (40.19%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.84%) RDBMS
6 23 (5.37%) MySQL
7 22 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.64%) Big Data
11 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.23%) SQLite
13 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (10.28%) Visual Studio
2 36 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.87%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.87%) MSI
5 8 (1.87%) InstallShield
5 8 (1.87%) WinDbg
5 8 (1.87%) GDB
5 8 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.64%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.64%) FxCop
6 7 (1.64%) StyleCop
7 6 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.70%) Subversion
8 3 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.47%) Hudson
10 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 127 (29.67%) Finance
2 29 (6.78%) Aerospace
3 21 (4.91%) Military
4 9 (2.10%) Advertising
5 3 (0.70%) Publishing
5 3 (0.70%) Legal
5 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.70%) Marketing
6 2 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 113 (26.40%) Developer
2 75 (17.52%) Analyst
3 57 (13.32%) .NET Developer
4 43 (10.05%) C# Developer
5 39 (9.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (8.88%) Senior Developer
7 31 (7.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (7.01%) DBA
9 29 (6.78%) SQL DBA
10 27 (6.31%) Consultant
11 26 (6.07%) Administrator
12 25 (5.84%) Support Specialist
12 25 (5.84%) Software Engineer
12 25 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (5.14%) Support Analyst
14 20 (4.67%) Support Engineer
14 20 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (4.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (35.28%) .NET
2 111 (25.93%) HTML
3 97 (22.66%) CSS
4 69 (16.12%) ASP.NET
5 60 (14.02%) XML
6 53 (12.38%) WCF
7 45 (10.51%) jQuery
8 43 (10.05%) Web Services
9 38 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (7.24%) .NET Framework
11 24 (5.61%) COM
12 23 (5.37%) Software Packaging
13 22 (5.14%) AngularJS
14 20 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (3.74%) JSON
17 13 (3.04%) HTML5
17 13 (3.04%) CSS3
18 11 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web API
19 9 (2.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.38%) Client/Server
2 43 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.18%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.91%) Mathematics
4 21 (4.91%) N-Tier
5 20 (4.67%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (4.21%) Physics
7 17 (3.97%) Clustering
8 16 (3.74%) Open Source
9 15 (3.50%) Chemistry
10 10 (2.34%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.34%) PKI
10 10 (2.34%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.87%) CMDB
12 7 (1.64%) PDA
13 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.70%) User Experience
14 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.70%) Blog
15 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 204 (47.66%) Windows
2 73 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (15.42%) Linux
4 59 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (7.24%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.04%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.57%) UNIX
9 8 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.70%) CentOS
13 2 (0.47%) AIX
13 2 (0.47%) Solaris
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.12%) ITIL
2 66 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.68%) MVC
4 41 (9.58%) Software Engineering
5 34 (7.94%) Time Management
5 34 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (7.01%) OO
6 30 (7.01%) CRM
7 28 (6.54%) Scrum
8 27 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
9 26 (6.07%) Configuration Management
9 26 (6.07%) Data Protection
10 25 (5.84%) Migration
11 23 (5.37%) Data Modelling
11 23 (5.37%) Mentoring
12 22 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (5.14%) SOA
13 21 (4.91%) Coaching
14 20 (4.67%) Cyber Security
14 20 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 160 (37.38%) SQL
2 127 (29.67%) C#
3 102 (23.83%) JavaScript
4 68 (15.89%) T-SQL
5 34 (7.94%) C
6 33 (7.71%) Perl
7 31 (7.24%) Java
8 29 (6.78%) C++
9 24 (5.61%) Python
10 23 (5.37%) PowerShell
11 22 (5.14%) VB.NET
12 13 (3.04%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.10%) PHP
14 8 (1.87%) Ruby
15 2 (0.47%) Delphi
15 2 (0.47%) VBScript
16 1 (0.23%) ABAP
16 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (21.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (12.85%) Security Cleared
3 53 (12.38%) Degree
4 47 (10.98%) MCSE
5 37 (8.64%) DV Cleared
6 33 (7.71%) MCSA
7 28 (6.54%) SC Cleared
8 19 (4.44%) MCSD
8 19 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.57%) CCA
10 11 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.57%) CCNA
10 11 (2.57%) MCITP
11 9 (2.10%) MCP
12 6 (1.40%) PhD
13 4 (0.93%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.93%) MCTS
14 2 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.21%) SLA
2 10 (2.34%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 89 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 63 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (12.15%) XenApp
4 50 (11.68%) Hyper-V
5 27 (6.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 15 (3.50%) vSphere
7 12 (2.80%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.80%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.23%) Postfix
12 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (7.01%) SCCM
2 17 (3.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (3.74%) Backup Exec
4 15 (3.50%) SCOM
5 12 (2.80%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.17%) vMotion
7 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.23%) OpenView
8 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (19.39%) Citrix
1 83 (19.39%) VMware
2 63 (14.72%) Cisco
3 33 (7.71%) Oracle
4 29 (6.78%) Sophos
5 27 (6.31%) Remedy
6 25 (5.84%) Symantec
7 20 (4.67%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.04%) HP
9 11 (2.57%) Websense
10 10 (2.34%) Veeam
10 10 (2.34%) Twitter
11 8 (1.87%) SAP
11 8 (1.87%) Juniper
12 7 (1.64%) Apple
13 5 (1.17%) IBM
13 5 (1.17%) F5
14 4 (0.93%) Sybase
15 3 (0.70%) Adobe
15 3 (0.70%) Dell
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