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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 211 202 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.83% 22.67% 21.77%
As % of the Vendors category 42.54% 49.51% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 183 184 181
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £28,000
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
496 408 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.96% 45.79% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 400 354 393
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £49,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 94 £33,750 -3.57% 7
Gloucester +7 34 £35,250 +27.02% 8
Cirencester -4 19 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Tewkesbury -6 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Stroud 0 2 - -
Filton - 1 - -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 184 (44.02%) Windows
2 165 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 151 (36.12%) .NET
4 150 (35.89%) SQL
5 141 (33.73%) C#
6 135 (32.30%) MS Excel
7 121 (28.95%) HTML
8 109 (26.08%) JavaScript
9 107 (25.60%) Finance
10 103 (24.64%) CSS
11 84 (20.10%) MS Office
12 83 (19.86%) ASP.NET
13 82 (19.62%) Active Directory
14 80 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 69 (16.51%) VMware
16 68 (16.27%) T-SQL
17 66 (15.79%) XML
17 66 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 65 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
18 65 (15.55%) Citrix
19 58 (13.88%) MS Exchange
20 55 (13.16%) Linux
20 55 (13.16%) Degree
21 54 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
21 54 (12.92%) MVC
22 53 (12.68%) WCF
23 52 (12.44%) ITIL
24 50 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
25 49 (11.72%) Cisco
26 47 (11.24%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (13.88%) MS Exchange
2 46 (11.00%) IIS
3 33 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 22 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.35%) CMS
7 13 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.39%) Lync
10 6 (1.44%) NetWeaver
11 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.72%) Apache
12 3 (0.72%) Node.js
12 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.48%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.48%) Kentico
13 2 (0.48%) DNN
13 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 135 (32.30%) MS Excel
2 84 (20.10%) MS Office
3 20 (4.78%) MS Project
4 15 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (3.35%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.20%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.67%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.48%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.24%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.35%) Office 365
2 4 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.29%) VPN
1 43 (10.29%) Firewall
2 40 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 32 (7.66%) DNS
4 31 (7.42%) DHCP
5 21 (5.02%) Internet
6 20 (4.78%) SAN
7 15 (3.59%) Wireless
8 12 (2.87%) WAN
8 12 (2.87%) LAN
9 8 (1.91%) VLAN
9 8 (1.91%) Network Security
10 6 (1.44%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.44%) NAS
10 6 (1.44%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.44%) MPLS
11 5 (1.20%) SSL
11 5 (1.20%) FTP
11 5 (1.20%) VoIP
12 3 (0.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.02%) RDBMS
6 18 (4.31%) MySQL
7 17 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.72%) Big Data
15 2 (0.48%) SSDT
16 1 (0.24%) SQLite
16 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (1.67%) FxCop
4 7 (1.67%) StyleCop
5 6 (1.44%) WinDbg
5 6 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.44%) GDB
6 5 (1.20%) ClearQuest
6 5 (1.20%) MSI
6 5 (1.20%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.96%) Subversion
7 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.72%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.24%) NUnit
9 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 107 (25.60%) Finance
2 29 (6.94%) Aerospace
3 18 (4.31%) Military
4 11 (2.63%) Advertising
5 6 (1.44%) Legal
6 4 (0.96%) Publishing
7 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 126 (30.14%) Developer
2 66 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 65 (15.55%) Analyst
4 51 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 46 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (9.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 33 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (7.42%) Software Engineer
10 29 (6.94%) Consultant
11 27 (6.46%) Senior .NET Developer
12 24 (5.74%) Administrator
13 21 (5.02%) Support Analyst
14 20 (4.78%) Support Engineer
14 20 (4.78%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (4.31%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (4.31%) Support Specialist
15 18 (4.31%) DBA
16 17 (4.07%) SQL DBA
17 16 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (36.12%) .NET
2 121 (28.95%) HTML
3 103 (24.64%) CSS
4 83 (19.86%) ASP.NET
5 66 (15.79%) XML
6 53 (12.68%) WCF
7 46 (11.00%) jQuery
8 42 (10.05%) Web Services
9 39 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (8.61%) .NET Framework
11 23 (5.50%) AngularJS
12 22 (5.26%) COM
13 20 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (3.83%) Software Packaging
16 15 (3.59%) JSON
17 13 (3.11%) HTML5
18 11 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
19 9 (2.15%) CSS3
20 8 (1.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 35 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.78%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.07%) Physics
6 16 (3.83%) N-Tier
6 16 (3.83%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (3.83%) Open Source
7 14 (3.35%) Clustering
7 14 (3.35%) Chemistry
8 12 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.91%) PKI
10 6 (1.44%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.20%) PDA
11 5 (1.20%) CMDB
12 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.72%) User Experience
13 3 (0.72%) Blog
13 3 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 184 (44.02%) Windows
2 66 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (13.16%) Linux
4 50 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 31 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.39%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.67%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.44%) UNIX
10 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.96%) AIX
11 4 (0.96%) Solaris
11 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.24%) CentOS
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (12.92%) MVC
3 52 (12.44%) ITIL
4 43 (10.29%) Software Engineering
5 37 (8.85%) Time Management
6 33 (7.89%) OO
7 30 (7.18%) Mentoring
8 27 (6.46%) CRM
9 26 (6.22%) Data Protection
10 23 (5.50%) Scrum
10 23 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (5.50%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (5.02%) Coaching
11 21 (5.02%) Migration
12 20 (4.78%) SOA
13 19 (4.55%) Cyber Security
14 18 (4.31%) Release Management
14 18 (4.31%) Wealth Management
15 17 (4.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (35.89%) SQL
2 141 (33.73%) C#
3 109 (26.08%) JavaScript
4 68 (16.27%) T-SQL
5 31 (7.42%) C
6 30 (7.18%) Java
6 30 (7.18%) C++
7 29 (6.94%) Perl
8 23 (5.50%) PowerShell
9 22 (5.26%) Python
10 21 (5.02%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.67%) PHP
13 4 (0.96%) Ruby
14 3 (0.72%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.48%) Delphi
16 1 (0.24%) VBScript
16 1 (0.24%) VB
16 1 (0.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 80 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (13.16%) Degree
3 47 (11.24%) Security Cleared
4 37 (8.85%) MCSE
5 31 (7.42%) DV Cleared
6 23 (5.50%) MCSA
7 20 (4.78%) SC Cleared
8 19 (4.55%) MCSD
9 17 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.39%) VCP4
11 9 (2.15%) CCA
11 9 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.91%) MCP
12 8 (1.91%) MCITP
13 7 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (1.44%) PhD
15 5 (1.20%) CCNA
15 5 (1.20%) ISEB
16 4 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.83%) SLA
2 11 (2.63%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 82 (19.62%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 40 (9.57%) XenApp
5 19 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.15%) vSphere
6 9 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.91%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.24%) Postfix
9 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (6.70%) SCCM
2 13 (3.11%) SCOM
2 13 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.39%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.72%) OpenView
6 3 (0.72%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 69 (16.51%) VMware
2 65 (15.55%) Citrix
3 49 (11.72%) Cisco
4 29 (6.94%) Oracle
5 23 (5.50%) Symantec
6 19 (4.55%) Remedy
6 19 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.55%) Sophos
7 13 (3.11%) HP
8 10 (2.39%) Twitter
9 9 (2.15%) SAP
9 9 (2.15%) Websense
10 8 (1.91%) Veeam
10 8 (1.91%) IBM
10 8 (1.91%) Apple
11 5 (1.20%) Juniper
12 4 (0.96%) F5
13 3 (0.72%) Google
13 3 (0.72%) BMC
13 3 (0.72%) Adobe
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus very competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Fairford, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits £5000 Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent benefits + Company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to 50k + Bonus scheme + Outstanding Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago