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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 213 206 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.03% 22.06% 22.21%
As % of the Vendors category 43.20% 49.52% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 176 168 167
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
493 416 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.67% 44.54% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 381 329 369
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,400 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 65 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Gloucester -4 46 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Cirencester +5 11 £37,750 -16.11% 3
Tewkesbury +6 9 £42,500 +73.46%
Fairford - 4 £29,500 - 1
Stroud - 2 £43,750 - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 194 (45.86%) Windows
2 139 (32.86%) MS Excel
3 138 (32.62%) SQL Server
4 133 (31.44%) SQL
5 127 (30.02%) .NET
6 123 (29.08%) Finance
7 121 (28.61%) VMware
8 92 (21.75%) HTML
9 91 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 88 (20.80%) C#
10 88 (20.80%) Citrix
10 88 (20.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 87 (20.57%) JavaScript
12 86 (20.33%) MS Office
13 85 (20.09%) Active Directory
14 81 (19.15%) Linux
15 79 (18.68%) CSS
16 77 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
18 72 (17.02%) ITIL
19 68 (16.08%) MS Exchange
19 68 (16.08%) Security Cleared
20 66 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
21 62 (14.66%) C
22 61 (14.42%) Hyper-V
23 60 (14.18%) Cisco
24 54 (12.77%) IIS
25 53 (12.53%) TCP/IP
25 53 (12.53%) Software Engineering
26 52 (12.29%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 68 (16.08%) MS Exchange
2 54 (12.77%) IIS
3 33 (7.80%) SharePoint
4 32 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.49%) CMS
6 19 (4.49%) Node.js
7 16 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.36%) Lync
9 8 (1.89%) Apache
10 6 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.18%) Confluence
11 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.71%) Kentico
12 3 (0.71%) DNN
12 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.71%) SAS
12 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 139 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 86 (20.33%) MS Office
3 19 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.13%) MS Project
5 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.09%) Office 365
2 8 (1.89%) SaaS
3 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.18%) PaaS
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.53%) TCP/IP
2 51 (12.06%) DNS
3 46 (10.87%) Firewall
4 42 (9.93%) VPN
5 41 (9.69%) DHCP
6 39 (9.22%) SAN
7 28 (6.62%) Wireless
8 26 (6.15%) LAN
9 22 (5.20%) WAN
10 20 (4.73%) Internet
11 19 (4.49%) MPLS
12 15 (3.55%) SMTP
13 14 (3.31%) Network Security
14 13 (3.07%) VoIP
15 10 (2.36%) VLAN
16 9 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (2.13%) BGP
16 9 (2.13%) EIGRP
17 7 (1.65%) NetScaler
17 7 (1.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.69%) Relational Database
3 39 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.38%) MySQL
4 27 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 26 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.78%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.78%) Big Data
9 12 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.24%) SQLite
11 1 (0.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.24%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (7.57%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (5.44%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.78%) ClearCase
5 15 (3.55%) GDB
5 15 (3.55%) WinDbg
6 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.18%) dotCover
7 5 (1.18%) FindBugs
7 5 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.18%) Maven
7 5 (1.18%) JIRA
7 5 (1.18%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.71%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.71%) MSI
9 3 (0.71%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 123 (29.08%) Finance
2 34 (8.04%) Military
3 10 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.65%) Advertising
5 7 (1.65%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.95%) Back Office
7 3 (0.71%) Legal
7 3 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.47%) Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 2 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (20.09%) Developer
2 72 (17.02%) Analyst
3 36 (8.51%) .NET Developer
4 31 (7.33%) Software Engineer
5 29 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 25 (5.91%) DBA
7 24 (5.67%) Support Analyst
7 24 (5.67%) Support Engineer
7 24 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (5.67%) SQL DBA
8 22 (5.20%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (4.26%) Administrator
11 18 (4.26%) Support Specialist
11 18 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (3.55%) Wintel Support
12 15 (3.55%) Web Developer
12 15 (3.55%) Team Leader
13 14 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (30.02%) .NET
2 92 (21.75%) HTML
3 79 (18.68%) CSS
4 52 (12.29%) ASP.NET
5 43 (10.17%) XML
6 38 (8.98%) WCF
7 37 (8.75%) Web Services
8 33 (7.80%) .NET Framework
9 29 (6.86%) jQuery
10 26 (6.15%) HTML5
11 22 (5.20%) CSS3
11 22 (5.20%) Middleware
11 22 (5.20%) Hibernate
12 21 (4.96%) Spring
13 20 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (4.49%) COM
15 17 (4.02%) J2EE
16 16 (3.78%) Apache Camel
17 15 (3.55%) Software Packaging
18 13 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.22%) Client/Server
2 38 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.49%) Visualisation
5 18 (4.26%) Clustering
6 17 (4.02%) Mathematics
7 16 (3.78%) PKI
8 15 (3.55%) N-Tier
9 14 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (3.07%) Physics
11 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.36%) Chemistry
13 6 (1.42%) PDA
13 6 (1.42%) GIS
14 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
15 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.71%) User Experience
15 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 194 (45.86%) Windows
2 81 (19.15%) Linux
3 74 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.44%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.55%) UNIX
8 12 (2.84%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.18%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.95%) CentOS
14 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.47%) Android
15 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (17.02%) ITIL
3 53 (12.53%) Software Engineering
4 47 (11.11%) SDLC
5 42 (9.93%) Scrum
6 36 (8.51%) OO
7 34 (8.04%) MVC
8 31 (7.33%) Configuration Management
8 31 (7.33%) Information Security
8 31 (7.33%) Time Management
9 30 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (6.86%) Change Management
11 26 (6.15%) CRM
12 25 (5.91%) Project Management
13 24 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (5.20%) Analytics
14 22 (5.20%) Change Control
15 19 (4.49%) Data Protection
15 19 (4.49%) Data Modelling
16 18 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (31.44%) SQL
2 88 (20.80%) C#
3 87 (20.57%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.66%) C
5 44 (10.40%) Java
6 41 (9.69%) T-SQL
7 40 (9.46%) C++
8 22 (5.20%) Perl
8 22 (5.20%) VB.NET
8 22 (5.20%) Python
9 19 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 18 (4.26%) Ruby
11 13 (3.07%) PHP
12 11 (2.60%) VBScript
13 5 (1.18%) VB
13 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.71%) XPath
14 3 (0.71%) XQuery
14 3 (0.71%) VBA
15 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 88 (20.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (16.08%) Security Cleared
3 52 (12.29%) Degree
4 50 (11.82%) MCSE
5 45 (10.64%) DV Cleared
6 37 (8.75%) MCSA
7 35 (8.27%) SC Cleared
8 26 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (4.26%) CCNA
9 18 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (3.31%) MCITP
11 11 (2.60%) MCSD
12 10 (2.36%) CCA
13 5 (1.18%) MCP
14 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.95%) JNCIS
14 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.86%) SLA
2 23 (5.44%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 91 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (20.09%) Active Directory
3 61 (14.42%) Hyper-V
4 43 (10.17%) XenApp
5 38 (8.98%) vSphere
6 27 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 20 (4.73%) BitLocker
8 19 (4.49%) VMware ESX
9 13 (3.07%) XenDesktop
10 12 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.65%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.71%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.47%) XenServer
14 2 (0.47%) KVM
15 1 (0.24%) Postfix
15 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (8.04%) SCCM
2 25 (5.91%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (3.07%) SCOM
5 10 (2.36%) WSUS
6 8 (1.89%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.65%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.42%) Zenoss
8 6 (1.42%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (1.18%) vMotion
10 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.24%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 121 (28.61%) VMware
2 88 (20.80%) Citrix
3 60 (14.18%) Cisco
4 35 (8.27%) Oracle
5 29 (6.86%) Sophos
6 24 (5.67%) Remedy
7 23 (5.44%) Symantec
8 17 (4.02%) HP
9 15 (3.55%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.07%) Juniper
11 12 (2.84%) Websense
11 12 (2.84%) Veeam
12 9 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.13%) NetApp
12 9 (2.13%) Nokia
12 9 (2.13%) Apple
13 6 (1.42%) Cognos
13 6 (1.42%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.42%) Twitter
14 5 (1.18%) Dell
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 9 days ago
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago