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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 210 207 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.31% 25.52% 19.37%
As % of the Vendors category 41.26% 61.42% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 187 194 190
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £42,050
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
509 337 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.38% 41.55% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 441 285 387
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +2 82 £31,500 -10.00% 14
Gloucester +1 35 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Cirencester -7 19 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Tewkesbury -3 11 £28,750 -20.68% 1
Stroud - 3 £45,000 -
Berkeley +2 2 £23,500 -21.66%
Tetbury - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 183 (46.92%) MS Excel
2 179 (45.90%) Windows
3 161 (41.28%) SQL Server
4 151 (38.72%) SQL
5 137 (35.13%) C#
6 133 (34.10%) .NET
7 111 (28.46%) HTML
8 109 (27.95%) JavaScript
9 104 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 88 (22.56%) Finance
11 87 (22.31%) CSS
12 86 (22.05%) XML
13 67 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 62 (15.90%) MS Office
14 62 (15.90%) Active Directory
15 61 (15.64%) Linux
16 57 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (14.36%) T-SQL
18 52 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 52 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
19 48 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 48 (12.31%) ITIL
19 48 (12.31%) MVC
19 48 (12.31%) VMware
20 45 (11.54%) MS Exchange
20 45 (11.54%) Visual Studio
21 42 (10.77%) Cisco
21 42 (10.77%) Security Cleared
21 42 (10.77%) jQuery
22 41 (10.51%) Java

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 45 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 38 (9.74%) IIS
3 24 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.33%) Commerce Server
5 12 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.82%) CMS
7 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.54%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.28%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) Lync
11 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 183 (46.92%) MS Excel
2 62 (15.90%) MS Office
3 13 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.08%) MS Project
4 12 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.79%) Acrobat
5 7 (1.79%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (3.33%) Fredhopper
2 7 (1.79%) Changepoint
3 6 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.26%) Lawson
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.26%) Movex
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.26%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.56%) SaaS
2 9 (2.31%) Office 365
3 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.26%) Internet
2 29 (7.44%) Firewall
3 27 (6.92%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.64%) VPN
5 21 (5.38%) SMTP
5 21 (5.38%) FTP
6 19 (4.87%) DNS
7 14 (3.59%) DHCP
7 14 (3.59%) LAN
8 13 (3.33%) SAN
9 9 (2.31%) SSL
9 9 (2.31%) WAN
10 8 (2.05%) Wireless
11 6 (1.54%) Network Security
11 6 (1.54%) MPLS
11 6 (1.54%) VoIP
12 5 (1.28%) NAS
13 4 (1.03%) LDAP
13 4 (1.03%) SNMP
14 3 (0.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 52 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.82%) MySQL
8 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.77%) SQLite
14 2 (0.51%) SSDT
14 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.26%) MS Access
15 1 (0.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.05%) WinDbg
3 8 (2.05%) GDB
3 8 (2.05%) Subversion
4 6 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.51%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.51%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.51%) FxCop
5 2 (0.51%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 88 (22.56%) Finance
2 22 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.10%) Retail
4 15 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 13 (3.33%) Military
6 11 (2.82%) Advertising
7 7 (1.79%) Automotive
8 3 (0.77%) Legal
8 3 (0.77%) Billing
8 3 (0.77%) Marketing
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (32.82%) Developer
2 75 (19.23%) Analyst
3 73 (18.72%) .NET Developer
4 38 (9.74%) C# Developer
5 32 (8.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (7.95%) Software Developer
6 31 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 30 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 30 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (7.18%) Support Analyst
9 28 (7.18%) Software Engineer
10 26 (6.67%) Consultant
11 22 (5.64%) Technical Analyst
12 20 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
13 19 (4.87%) Applications Support
13 19 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (4.10%) Administrator
15 15 (3.85%) Junior
15 15 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (34.10%) .NET
2 111 (28.46%) HTML
3 104 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 87 (22.31%) CSS
5 86 (22.05%) XML
6 42 (10.77%) jQuery
7 39 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (10.00%) WCF
8 30 (7.69%) Web Services
9 27 (6.92%) .NET Framework
10 20 (5.13%) JSON
11 17 (4.36%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 16 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (3.08%) ADO.NET
15 11 (2.82%) HTML5
16 10 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 9 (2.31%) AngularJS
18 8 (2.05%) RESTful
19 7 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.87%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.59%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.82%) Clustering
7 10 (2.56%) Open Source
8 9 (2.31%) PKI
9 6 (1.54%) EPoS
9 6 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.77%) iPhone
11 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.51%) CCTV
12 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.51%) GIS
12 2 (0.51%) Physics
12 2 (0.51%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 179 (45.90%) Windows
2 67 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (15.64%) Linux
4 39 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 39 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.36%) Windows 8
7 11 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.28%) UNIX
11 4 (1.03%) CentOS
12 3 (0.77%) Android
12 3 (0.77%) AIX
12 3 (0.77%) Solaris
12 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.31%) MVC
2 48 (12.31%) ITIL
3 39 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 29 (7.44%) Mentoring
5 28 (7.18%) Time Management
6 26 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (5.64%) OO
8 19 (4.87%) E-Commerce
8 19 (4.87%) Mobile Application Development
9 18 (4.62%) Project Management
10 17 (4.36%) Information Security
10 17 (4.36%) Cyber Security
11 16 (4.10%) Business Analysis
11 16 (4.10%) Web Development
12 14 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (3.59%) CRM
12 14 (3.59%) Change Management
13 13 (3.33%) Automated Testing
13 13 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 151 (38.72%) SQL
2 137 (35.13%) C#
3 109 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 56 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 41 (10.51%) Java
6 31 (7.95%) C++
7 23 (5.90%) Perl
7 23 (5.90%) VB.NET
8 22 (5.64%) C
9 18 (4.62%) Python
10 16 (4.10%) XQuery
10 16 (4.10%) XPath
11 11 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.54%) VB
13 6 (1.54%) PHP
14 5 (1.28%) Ruby
15 4 (1.03%) VBScript
15 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 52 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 37 (9.49%) Degree
4 26 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.36%) MCSE
7 11 (2.82%) ISEB
8 10 (2.56%) MCSA
8 10 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.05%) MCITP
11 7 (1.79%) MCP
11 7 (1.79%) HNC
12 6 (1.54%) MCSD
12 6 (1.54%) CCNA
13 4 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.03%) HP ASE
14 3 (0.77%) MCTS
14 3 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.13%) SLA
2 14 (3.59%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (15.90%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.87%) XenApp
5 8 (2.05%) qmail
5 8 (2.05%) Squid
6 6 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.03%) NFS
8 3 (0.77%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.26%) vSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (6.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.79%) SCCM
3 5 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.03%) SCOM
5 3 (0.77%) OpenView
5 3 (0.77%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (12.31%) VMware
2 42 (10.77%) Cisco
3 37 (9.49%) Citrix
4 23 (5.90%) Oracle
5 21 (5.38%) HP
6 20 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.36%) EPiServer
8 13 (3.33%) hybris
9 11 (2.82%) SAP
9 11 (2.82%) Symantec
10 9 (2.31%) IBM
11 7 (1.79%) Adobe
11 7 (1.79%) NetApp
11 7 (1.79%) Remedy
12 5 (1.28%) Sophos
12 5 (1.28%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.03%) Juniper
14 3 (0.77%) BMC
14 3 (0.77%) Dell
15 2 (0.51%) Nokia
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Pension plan, Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + 31 Days Hol & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago