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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 213 177 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.52% 18.32% 21.24%
As % of the Vendors category 40.88% 42.96% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 178 151 149
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
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
521 412 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.19% 42.65% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 401 337 383
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £48,500
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +4 83 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Gloucester -10 41 £31,500 -2.32% 5
Cirencester +5 8 £34,000 -24.44% 5
Tewkesbury +2 4 £50,000 +75.43%
Berkeley 0 1 £35,000 -
Stroud -2 1 £42,500 +80.85%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 201 (46.96%) Windows
2 149 (34.81%) MS Excel
3 146 (34.11%) SQL Server
4 140 (32.71%) SQL
5 128 (29.91%) Finance
6 127 (29.67%) .NET
7 117 (27.34%) VMware
8 99 (23.13%) MS Office
9 95 (22.20%) C#
9 95 (22.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 94 (21.96%) Citrix
11 89 (20.79%) HTML
12 88 (20.56%) Active Directory
12 88 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 84 (19.63%) JavaScript
14 83 (19.39%) CSS
15 76 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 74 (17.29%) Security Cleared
17 71 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
18 69 (16.12%) Linux
19 67 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
20 66 (15.42%) ITIL
21 64 (14.95%) IIS
22 62 (14.49%) MS Exchange
23 61 (14.25%) Cisco
24 60 (14.02%) ASP.NET
25 57 (13.32%) Hyper-V
26 56 (13.08%) C
27 55 (12.85%) TCP/IP
27 55 (12.85%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 64 (14.95%) IIS
2 62 (14.49%) MS Exchange
3 29 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.31%) SharePoint
5 23 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.50%) Node.js
8 14 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.80%) Lync
10 11 (2.57%) CMS
11 8 (1.87%) Apache
11 8 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.17%) Confluence
14 3 (0.70%) Kentico
14 3 (0.70%) DNN
14 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 149 (34.81%) MS Excel
2 99 (23.13%) MS Office
3 22 (5.14%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.57%) MS Project
5 8 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.61%) Office 365
2 8 (1.87%) SaaS
3 6 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.17%) PaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.85%) TCP/IP
2 50 (11.68%) DNS
3 48 (11.21%) Firewall
4 44 (10.28%) VPN
5 41 (9.58%) DHCP
6 36 (8.41%) SAN
7 27 (6.31%) Wireless
8 25 (5.84%) LAN
9 24 (5.61%) WAN
10 23 (5.37%) Internet
11 17 (3.97%) MPLS
12 12 (2.80%) VLAN
13 11 (2.57%) Network Security
14 8 (1.87%) SMTP
14 8 (1.87%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.64%) SSL
15 7 (1.64%) BGP
15 7 (1.64%) EIGRP
16 6 (1.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (34.11%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 29 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 25 (5.84%) MySQL
6 23 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (3.27%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.27%) Big Data
9 10 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.23%) SQLite
11 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.27%) ClearCase
4 14 (3.27%) WinDbg
4 14 (3.27%) GDB
5 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (1.64%) ClearQuest
6 7 (1.64%) MSI
6 7 (1.64%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (1.17%) FxCop
7 5 (1.17%) StyleCop
7 5 (1.17%) JIRA
7 5 (1.17%) ReSharper
7 5 (1.17%) Maven
7 5 (1.17%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.17%) dotCover
7 5 (1.17%) FindBugs
General
1 128 (29.91%) Finance
2 33 (7.71%) Military
3 13 (3.04%) Aerospace
4 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.64%) Advertising
6 3 (0.70%) Marketing
6 3 (0.70%) Publishing
6 3 (0.70%) Legal
7 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Back Office
7 2 (0.47%) Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (21.03%) Developer
2 72 (16.82%) Analyst
3 38 (8.88%) .NET Developer
4 31 (7.24%) Senior Developer
5 30 (7.01%) C# Developer
6 29 (6.78%) SQL DBA
6 29 (6.78%) DBA
7 28 (6.54%) Software Engineer
8 27 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (5.84%) Support Specialist
9 25 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (5.14%) Support Engineer
11 21 (4.91%) Administrator
11 21 (4.91%) Support Analyst
12 20 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (4.21%) SQL Server DBA
14 17 (3.97%) Wintel Support
14 17 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (29.67%) .NET
2 89 (20.79%) HTML
3 83 (19.39%) CSS
4 60 (14.02%) ASP.NET
5 45 (10.51%) XML
6 43 (10.05%) WCF
7 40 (9.35%) Web Services
8 37 (8.64%) jQuery
9 31 (7.24%) .NET Framework
10 30 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (5.61%) COM
12 21 (4.91%) HTML5
13 20 (4.67%) Hibernate
14 19 (4.44%) Spring
14 19 (4.44%) Software Packaging
14 19 (4.44%) CSS3
15 18 (4.21%) AngularJS
16 17 (3.97%) Middleware
17 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.45%) Client/Server
2 42 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.14%) Mathematics
5 20 (4.67%) N-Tier
6 19 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (4.21%) Physics
8 17 (3.97%) Visualisation
8 17 (3.97%) Clustering
9 14 (3.27%) PKI
10 13 (3.04%) Chemistry
11 10 (2.34%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.64%) CMDB
12 7 (1.64%) PDA
13 6 (1.40%) GIS
14 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.70%) Blog
15 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
15 3 (0.70%) Data Extraction
15 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 201 (46.96%) Windows
2 76 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (16.12%) Linux
4 67 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (6.07%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.27%) UNIX
8 11 (2.57%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.10%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.93%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.93%) CentOS
13 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.47%) Android
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.23%) AIX
15 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (15.42%) ITIL
3 52 (12.15%) SDLC
4 50 (11.68%) Software Engineering
5 41 (9.58%) MVC
6 39 (9.11%) OO
7 35 (8.18%) Scrum
8 32 (7.48%) Configuration Management
9 30 (7.01%) Time Management
10 29 (6.78%) Information Security
10 29 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (6.07%) Change Management
13 24 (5.61%) Migration
14 23 (5.37%) Data Modelling
15 22 (5.14%) Data Protection
16 20 (4.67%) SOA
17 19 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
17 19 (4.44%) Project Management
17 19 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 140 (32.71%) SQL
2 95 (22.20%) C#
3 84 (19.63%) JavaScript
4 56 (13.08%) C
5 50 (11.68%) T-SQL
6 43 (10.05%) Java
7 38 (8.88%) C++
8 24 (5.61%) Perl
9 21 (4.91%) Python
10 18 (4.21%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.74%) PowerShell
11 16 (3.74%) Ruby
12 12 (2.80%) PHP
13 8 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.17%) VBScript
15 2 (0.47%) VB
15 2 (0.47%) VBA
15 2 (0.47%) Delphi
16 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 95 (22.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (17.29%) Security Cleared
3 55 (12.85%) Degree
4 48 (11.21%) MCSE
4 48 (11.21%) DV Cleared
5 36 (8.41%) SC Cleared
6 34 (7.94%) MCSA
7 24 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.74%) CCNA
8 16 (3.74%) MCSD
9 13 (3.04%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.80%) CCA
11 11 (2.57%) MCITP
12 6 (1.40%) MCP
13 4 (0.93%) PhD
13 4 (0.93%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.23%) MCTS
15 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.31%) SLA
2 17 (3.97%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 88 (20.56%) Active Directory
1 88 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (13.32%) Hyper-V
3 47 (10.98%) XenApp
4 33 (7.71%) vSphere
5 29 (6.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 21 (4.91%) BitLocker
7 20 (4.67%) VMware ESX
8 15 (3.50%) XenDesktop
9 14 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.64%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.47%) KVM
13 2 (0.47%) XenServer
14 1 (0.23%) Postfix
14 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (9.35%) SCCM
2 24 (5.61%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.74%) SCOM
4 15 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (2.57%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.40%) WSUS
7 5 (1.17%) vMotion
8 4 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.70%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 117 (27.34%) VMware
2 94 (21.96%) Citrix
3 61 (14.25%) Cisco
4 31 (7.24%) Sophos
4 31 (7.24%) Oracle
5 26 (6.07%) Remedy
6 24 (5.61%) Symantec
7 16 (3.74%) HP
8 15 (3.50%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.27%) Websense
9 14 (3.27%) Veeam
10 11 (2.57%) Juniper
11 9 (2.10%) Twitter
11 9 (2.10%) Apple
12 7 (1.64%) Nokia
12 7 (1.64%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.40%) NetApp
13 6 (1.40%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.17%) Cognos
14 5 (1.17%) Perforce
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: 30 days a/l, Flexitime, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + pension, BUPA, life ass etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + pension, BUPA, life ass etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Intapeople
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £12000 - £13000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + 30 days a/l, Flexitime, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Chippenham, Wiltshire, Bath, Bristol,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-29,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago