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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 215 192 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.62% 20.65% 20.12%
As % of the Vendors category 38.12% 47.06% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 183 172 161
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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
564 408 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.46% 43.87% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 425 360 445
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 84 £37,500 - 11
Gloucester -8 37 £33,000 -1.49% 3
Cirencester +1 14 £35,750 -20.55% 4
Tewkesbury -1 13 £29,000 -27.50%
Stroud -3 3 £42,500 +80.85%
Berkeley +1 1 £35,000 +12.00%
Filton - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 210 (47.73%) Windows
2 164 (37.27%) SQL Server
3 154 (35.00%) SQL
4 150 (34.09%) MS Excel
5 148 (33.64%) .NET
6 136 (30.91%) Finance
7 120 (27.27%) C#
8 104 (23.64%) HTML
9 98 (22.27%) MS Office
9 98 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 97 (22.05%) JavaScript
11 96 (21.82%) VMware
12 94 (21.36%) CSS
13 90 (20.45%) Active Directory
14 88 (20.00%) Citrix
15 79 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
16 75 (17.05%) ITIL
17 72 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 68 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
19 67 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 65 (14.77%) Cisco
20 65 (14.77%) ASP.NET
20 65 (14.77%) T-SQL
21 64 (14.55%) Linux
21 64 (14.55%) Security Cleared
22 60 (13.64%) MS Exchange
22 60 (13.64%) IIS
23 57 (12.95%) XML
24 56 (12.73%) Degree
25 55 (12.50%) Client/Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (13.64%) IIS
1 60 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.91%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.95%) Lync
8 10 (2.27%) CMS
9 9 (2.05%) Node.js
9 9 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.36%) NetWeaver
11 5 (1.14%) Apache
11 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.68%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) DNN
13 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.68%) Kentico
Applications
1 150 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 98 (22.27%) MS Office
3 20 (4.55%) MS Project
4 19 (4.32%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.68%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.59%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.86%) Office 365
2 4 (0.91%) SaaS
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 52 (11.82%) VPN
3 49 (11.14%) Firewall
4 47 (10.68%) DNS
5 44 (10.00%) DHCP
6 28 (6.36%) SAN
7 23 (5.23%) Internet
7 23 (5.23%) Wireless
8 18 (4.09%) WAN
8 18 (4.09%) LAN
9 12 (2.73%) MPLS
9 12 (2.73%) VLAN
10 8 (1.82%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.59%) VoIP
12 6 (1.36%) NAS
13 5 (1.14%) FTP
13 5 (1.14%) Network Security
13 5 (1.14%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.91%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 27 (6.14%) RDBMS
6 24 (5.45%) MySQL
7 20 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.05%) Big Data
9 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 34 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.95%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.50%) WinDbg
4 11 (2.50%) GDB
5 10 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (2.05%) ClearCase
6 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.82%) ClearQuest
7 8 (1.82%) MSI
7 8 (1.82%) InstallShield
8 7 (1.59%) FxCop
8 7 (1.59%) StyleCop
9 5 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.91%) Subversion
11 3 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.45%) Maven
12 2 (0.45%) JIRA
12 2 (0.45%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 136 (30.91%) Finance
2 26 (5.91%) Military
3 24 (5.45%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.27%) Advertising
5 3 (0.68%) Publishing
5 3 (0.68%) Legal
5 3 (0.68%) Marketing
6 2 (0.45%) Retail
6 2 (0.45%) Back Office
6 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.23%) Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Billing
7 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (24.32%) Developer
2 76 (17.27%) Analyst
3 54 (12.27%) .NET Developer
4 38 (8.64%) C# Developer
5 36 (8.18%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (7.27%) DBA
8 31 (7.05%) SQL DBA
9 30 (6.82%) Support Specialist
10 26 (5.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 25 (5.68%) Software Engineer
12 24 (5.45%) Support Engineer
12 24 (5.45%) Administrator
12 24 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (5.00%) Consultant
14 21 (4.77%) Support Analyst
15 20 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
15 20 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
16 19 (4.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (33.64%) .NET
2 104 (23.64%) HTML
3 94 (21.36%) CSS
4 65 (14.77%) ASP.NET
5 57 (12.95%) XML
6 51 (11.59%) WCF
7 45 (10.23%) jQuery
8 43 (9.77%) Web Services
9 37 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (7.05%) .NET Framework
11 25 (5.68%) COM
12 24 (5.45%) Software Packaging
13 22 (5.00%) AngularJS
14 19 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (3.41%) CSS3
16 15 (3.41%) JSON
16 15 (3.41%) HTML5
17 11 (2.50%) Spring
17 11 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 46 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 21 (4.77%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.55%) Clustering
7 18 (4.09%) Physics
8 15 (3.41%) Chemistry
9 13 (2.95%) Open Source
10 12 (2.73%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.73%) Visualisation
10 12 (2.73%) PKI
11 8 (1.82%) CMDB
12 7 (1.59%) PDA
13 3 (0.68%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.68%) Blog
13 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.68%) User Experience
14 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 210 (47.73%) Windows
2 79 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (14.55%) Linux
5 39 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (7.05%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.50%) UNIX
8 10 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.82%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.91%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.23%) Android
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.05%) ITIL
2 68 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (11.14%) MVC
4 43 (9.77%) Software Engineering
5 37 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (7.73%) OO
7 33 (7.50%) Time Management
8 31 (7.05%) Scrum
9 29 (6.59%) CRM
10 28 (6.36%) Configuration Management
10 28 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
11 26 (5.91%) Migration
12 25 (5.68%) Data Protection
13 24 (5.45%) Data Modelling
14 23 (5.23%) Change Management
14 23 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.23%) Mentoring
15 22 (5.00%) Information Security
16 21 (4.77%) SOA
16 21 (4.77%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 154 (35.00%) SQL
2 120 (27.27%) C#
3 97 (22.05%) JavaScript
4 65 (14.77%) T-SQL
5 41 (9.32%) C
6 34 (7.73%) Java
7 33 (7.50%) C++
8 29 (6.59%) Perl
9 24 (5.45%) Python
10 21 (4.77%) PowerShell
10 21 (4.77%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.27%) PHP
12 9 (2.05%) Ruby
13 2 (0.45%) Delphi
14 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.23%) ABAP
14 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (22.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 56 (12.73%) Degree
4 50 (11.36%) MCSE
5 43 (9.77%) DV Cleared
6 35 (7.95%) MCSA
7 30 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 20 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (4.32%) MCSD
10 13 (2.95%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (2.73%) CCA
12 11 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (2.27%) CCNA
14 9 (2.05%) MCITP
15 8 (1.82%) MCP
15 8 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.36%) PhD
17 4 (0.91%) JNCIS
18 3 (0.68%) MCTS
19 2 (0.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.91%) SLA
2 14 (3.18%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 90 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 72 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (12.27%) Hyper-V
4 51 (11.59%) XenApp
5 29 (6.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 25 (5.68%) BitLocker
7 18 (4.09%) vSphere
8 17 (3.86%) VMware ESX
9 13 (2.95%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.23%) XenServer
13 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 34 (7.73%) SCCM
2 19 (4.32%) Backup Exec
3 18 (4.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (3.41%) SCOM
5 12 (2.73%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.14%) vMotion
7 3 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.68%) WSUS
8 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 96 (21.82%) VMware
2 88 (20.00%) Citrix
3 65 (14.77%) Cisco
4 35 (7.95%) Oracle
5 32 (7.27%) Sophos
6 29 (6.59%) Remedy
7 25 (5.68%) Symantec
8 17 (3.86%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.18%) HP
10 11 (2.50%) Veeam
10 11 (2.50%) Websense
11 10 (2.27%) Twitter
12 8 (1.82%) SAP
13 7 (1.59%) Apple
13 7 (1.59%) Juniper
14 5 (1.14%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.14%) F5
15 4 (0.91%) Sybase
16 3 (0.68%) Dell
16 3 (0.68%) Google
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bruton Knowles
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Resource Management
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cirencester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to 25k + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago