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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 232 225 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.40% 24.09% 21.73%
As % of the Vendors category 44.19% 56.39% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 205 208 193
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £45,000 £42,000
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
525 399 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.90% 42.72% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 455 331 345
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 17 December 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 +5 108 £32,250 -7.85% 11
Gloucester +4 37 £40,000 +39.13% 4
Cirencester -8 18 £32,500 -16.66% 3
Tewkesbury -4 15 £30,000 -14.28%
Stroud - 3 £45,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 179 (46.25%) Windows
2 159 (41.09%) SQL Server
3 158 (40.83%) MS Excel
4 153 (39.53%) SQL
5 134 (34.63%) .NET
6 133 (34.37%) C#
7 109 (28.17%) HTML
8 105 (27.13%) JavaScript
9 102 (26.36%) Finance
10 100 (25.84%) ASP.NET
11 93 (24.03%) CSS
12 79 (20.41%) XML
13 69 (17.83%) Active Directory
14 65 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 63 (16.28%) T-SQL
16 61 (15.76%) MS Office
17 59 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 56 (14.47%) Linux
19 53 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
20 52 (13.44%) SQL Server 2008
21 51 (13.18%) VMware
22 50 (12.92%) MVC
23 46 (11.89%) Citrix
24 45 (11.63%) Visual Studio
24 45 (11.63%) WCF
25 44 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 44 (11.37%) jQuery
26 43 (11.11%) IIS
27 42 (10.85%) ITIL
27 42 (10.85%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 43 (11.11%) IIS
2 42 (10.85%) MS Exchange
3 26 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.84%) CMS
7 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.81%) Commerce Server
9 6 (1.55%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.52%) Lync
11 2 (0.52%) Apache
11 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 158 (40.83%) MS Excel
2 61 (15.76%) MS Office
3 13 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.36%) MS Project
4 11 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.55%) Acrobat
5 6 (1.55%) FrameMaker
6 3 (0.78%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.81%) Changepoint
1 7 (1.81%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Movex
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.26%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.26%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.33%) SaaS
2 5 (1.29%) Office 365
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.82%) Firewall
2 35 (9.04%) Internet
3 31 (8.01%) VPN
4 29 (7.49%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.94%) DNS
6 21 (5.43%) DHCP
7 18 (4.65%) FTP
8 15 (3.88%) SMTP
9 14 (3.62%) SAN
10 13 (3.36%) LAN
11 9 (2.33%) WAN
12 8 (2.07%) Wireless
13 7 (1.81%) SSL
14 6 (1.55%) VoIP
14 6 (1.55%) MPLS
14 6 (1.55%) Network Security
14 6 (1.55%) NAS
15 3 (0.78%) VLAN
15 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (41.09%) SQL Server
2 52 (13.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (11.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (7.24%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.10%) MySQL
6 12 (3.10%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.52%) SSDT
13 2 (0.52%) SQLite
14 1 (0.26%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 32 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (1.55%) Subversion
5 5 (1.29%) WinDbg
5 5 (1.29%) ClearQuest
5 5 (1.29%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.29%) MSI
5 5 (1.29%) GDB
6 4 (1.03%) FxCop
6 4 (1.03%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 102 (26.36%) Finance
2 19 (4.91%) Aerospace
3 18 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.10%) Advertising
5 11 (2.84%) Military
6 9 (2.33%) Retail
7 6 (1.55%) Automotive
8 3 (0.78%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (30.75%) Developer
2 73 (18.86%) Analyst
3 72 (18.60%) .NET Developer
4 43 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 37 (9.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (8.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (8.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (8.27%) Senior Developer
9 28 (7.24%) Software Engineer
10 27 (6.98%) Support Engineer
10 27 (6.98%) Software Developer
11 26 (6.72%) Consultant
12 22 (5.68%) Support Analyst
12 22 (5.68%) Administrator
13 20 (5.17%) Applications Support
14 18 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
15 16 (4.13%) .NET Software Developer
16 15 (3.88%) Business Analyst
16 15 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
16 15 (3.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (34.63%) .NET
2 109 (28.17%) HTML
3 100 (25.84%) ASP.NET
4 93 (24.03%) CSS
5 79 (20.41%) XML
6 45 (11.63%) WCF
7 44 (11.37%) jQuery
8 40 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (7.49%) Web Services
9 29 (7.49%) .NET Framework
10 17 (4.39%) JSON
10 17 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (3.36%) HTML5
12 13 (3.36%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 13 (3.36%) AngularJS
13 12 (3.10%) COM
13 12 (3.10%) Software Packaging
14 10 (2.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.01%) Client/Server
3 24 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.91%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.62%) Open Source
6 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.58%) Clustering
8 9 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.33%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.81%) PKI
10 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.29%) Physics
11 5 (1.29%) CMDB
12 4 (1.03%) EPoS
12 4 (1.03%) Chemistry
13 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.52%) GIS
13 2 (0.52%) iPhone
13 2 (0.52%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 179 (46.25%) Windows
2 65 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (14.47%) Linux
4 42 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (8.53%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.84%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.58%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.03%) UNIX
10 4 (1.03%) AIX
10 4 (1.03%) Solaris
10 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.52%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (12.92%) MVC
3 42 (10.85%) ITIL
4 36 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 28 (7.24%) Mentoring
6 27 (6.98%) Time Management
7 22 (5.68%) OO
8 21 (5.43%) Data Protection
8 21 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (4.39%) Project Management
10 16 (4.13%) Cyber Security
10 16 (4.13%) Business Analysis
10 16 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (3.88%) CRM
11 15 (3.88%) Mobile Application Development
11 15 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (3.62%) SOA
12 14 (3.62%) Change Management
12 14 (3.62%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 153 (39.53%) SQL
2 133 (34.37%) C#
3 105 (27.13%) JavaScript
4 63 (16.28%) T-SQL
5 37 (9.56%) Java
6 27 (6.98%) C++
7 25 (6.46%) Perl
8 20 (5.17%) VB.NET
9 18 (4.65%) Python
10 17 (4.39%) C
11 15 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.36%) XPath
12 13 (3.36%) XQuery
13 12 (3.10%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.03%) VBScript
14 4 (1.03%) VB
15 3 (0.78%) PHP
16 2 (0.52%) VBA
16 2 (0.52%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 38 (9.82%) Degree
4 26 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 26 (6.72%) MCSE
5 20 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.39%) MCSA
7 11 (2.84%) ISEB
7 11 (2.84%) MCSD
8 10 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.07%) MCITP
11 7 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.81%) MCP
12 6 (1.55%) HNC
13 5 (1.29%) CCNA
14 4 (1.03%) PhD
14 4 (1.03%) HP ASE
14 4 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.65%) SLA
2 8 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.53%) Hyper-V
4 28 (7.24%) XenApp
5 13 (3.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.78%) Squid
7 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.78%) qmail
7 3 (0.78%) vSphere
7 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.78%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) Postfix
9 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (5.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (3.62%) SCCM
3 7 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.55%) SCOM
5 5 (1.29%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.78%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.78%) Unicenter
6 3 (0.78%) OpenView
7 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (13.18%) VMware
2 46 (11.89%) Citrix
3 42 (10.85%) Cisco
4 27 (6.98%) Oracle
5 18 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.62%) HP
6 14 (3.62%) Symantec
6 14 (3.62%) Remedy
7 12 (3.10%) Sophos
8 11 (2.84%) EPiServer
9 10 (2.58%) SAP
10 9 (2.33%) IBM
11 7 (1.81%) hybris
12 6 (1.55%) Adobe
13 5 (1.29%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.03%) Twitter
14 4 (1.03%) Juniper
14 4 (1.03%) NetApp
15 3 (0.78%) Websense
15 3 (0.78%) BMC
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £27K per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + 31 Days Hol & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago