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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 19 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 205 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.49% 20.36% 21.79%
As % of the Vendors category 29.56% 44.57% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 101 180 186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
389 460 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 42.24% 45.68% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 307 385 350
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -8 58 £40,000 +18.51% 8
Gloucester -17 12 £37,500 +6.38% 5
Cirencester -4 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Tewkesbury +4 7 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Fairford - 1 £52,500 - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 112 (44.09%) Windows
2 111 (43.70%) SQL Server
3 99 (38.98%) SQL
4 77 (30.31%) .NET
5 75 (29.53%) C#
6 72 (28.35%) Windows Server
7 62 (24.41%) VMware
8 54 (21.26%) Finance
9 52 (20.47%) ITIL
9 52 (20.47%) MS Excel
10 50 (19.69%) ASP.NET
10 50 (19.69%) Cisco
10 50 (19.69%) Active Directory
11 47 (18.50%) Security Cleared
12 45 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (17.32%) HTML
14 42 (16.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 41 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (16.14%) Firewall
16 40 (15.75%) JavaScript
16 40 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (15.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 38 (14.96%) MS Exchange
18 37 (14.57%) IIS
19 36 (14.17%) CSS
19 36 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
19 36 (14.17%) MVC
20 35 (13.78%) Linux
21 34 (13.39%) Web Services
21 34 (13.39%) SDLC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (14.96%) MS Exchange
2 37 (14.57%) IIS
3 24 (9.45%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (6.69%) Skype for Business
5 15 (5.91%) Apache
6 8 (3.15%) CMS
7 6 (2.36%) Node.js
8 5 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.18%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.18%) nginx
11 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.39%) SAS
12 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.09%) MS Office
3 4 (1.57%) MS Project
4 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.18%) INSURE/90
5 2 (0.79%) Primavera
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.51%) SaaS
2 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.14%) Firewall
2 31 (12.20%) DNS
3 28 (11.02%) DHCP
4 23 (9.06%) Internet
5 22 (8.66%) VPN
6 20 (7.87%) SMTP
6 20 (7.87%) TCP/IP
7 17 (6.69%) MPLS
8 16 (6.30%) HTTP
9 15 (5.91%) SAN
10 14 (5.51%) FTP
10 14 (5.51%) SMPP
11 13 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.94%) SSL
13 8 (3.15%) Unified Communications
14 7 (2.76%) LAN
14 7 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (2.36%) WAN
15 6 (2.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (43.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.66%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (7.87%) MySQL
4 20 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.12%) GIS
6 9 (3.54%) Big Data
6 9 (3.54%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.36%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.57%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.57%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.39%) MS Access
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (16.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (11.02%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.97%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.97%) Selenium
4 4 (1.57%) JUnit
5 3 (1.18%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.18%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.18%) MSI
5 3 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.39%) Hudson
7 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 54 (21.26%) Finance
2 27 (10.63%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.12%) Advertising
3 13 (5.12%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.33%) Electronics
4 11 (4.33%) Marketing
5 10 (3.94%) Military
6 3 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (23.23%) Developer
2 47 (18.50%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.75%) C# Developer
4 37 (14.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (12.99%) Analyst
6 26 (10.24%) SQL Developer
7 21 (8.27%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (7.09%) SQL Server Developer
9 17 (6.69%) Administrator
9 17 (6.69%) Software Engineer
9 17 (6.69%) Support Engineer
10 16 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 15 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (5.51%) Support Analyst
13 13 (5.12%) Architect
13 13 (5.12%) Consultant
13 13 (5.12%) Software Developer
13 13 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.31%) .NET
2 50 (19.69%) ASP.NET
3 44 (17.32%) HTML
4 36 (14.17%) CSS
5 34 (13.39%) Web Services
6 28 (11.02%) XML
7 25 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (7.87%) jQuery
9 17 (6.69%) .NET Framework
10 16 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (5.51%) HTML5
11 14 (5.51%) LAMP
11 14 (5.51%) SOAP
11 14 (5.51%) WSDL
12 12 (4.72%) CSS3
13 11 (4.33%) WCF
14 10 (3.94%) WPF
15 8 (3.15%) ADO.NET
15 8 (3.15%) AngularJS
15 8 (3.15%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.33%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.94%) PKI
6 6 (2.36%) CMDB
7 5 (1.97%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.97%) PMI
7 5 (1.97%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.97%) User Experience
7 5 (1.97%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.57%) AS400
8 4 (1.57%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.57%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.57%) Learning Management System
8 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.57%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.18%) Clustering
9 3 (1.18%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 112 (44.09%) Windows
2 72 (28.35%) Windows Server
3 45 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (15.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (13.78%) Linux
6 24 (9.45%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (2.36%) CentOS
10 5 (1.97%) FreeNAS
11 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.39%) Unix
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.47%) ITIL
2 41 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (14.17%) MVC
4 34 (13.39%) SDLC
5 24 (9.45%) Configuration Management
6 23 (9.06%) Scrum
7 21 (8.27%) Project Management
8 20 (7.87%) Data Protection
9 19 (7.48%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.09%) PRINCE2
11 17 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.91%) OO
12 15 (5.91%) Service Management
12 15 (5.91%) Technical Analysis
13 14 (5.51%) Load Balancing
13 14 (5.51%) Programme Management
14 13 (5.12%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.72%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 99 (38.98%) SQL
2 75 (29.53%) C#
3 40 (15.75%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.24%) Java
5 16 (6.30%) C
6 14 (5.51%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.51%) XPath
6 14 (5.51%) XQuery
7 13 (5.12%) C++
7 13 (5.12%) Python
7 13 (5.12%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.33%) Perl
8 11 (4.33%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.76%) VB
10 6 (2.36%) Ruby
10 6 (2.36%) VB6
11 4 (1.57%) PHP
12 3 (1.18%) RPG
12 3 (1.18%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (11.81%) Degree
4 27 (10.63%) SC Cleared
5 24 (9.45%) DV Cleared
6 18 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (6.30%) MCSE
8 12 (4.72%) ISEB
9 11 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (3.94%) MCITP
10 10 (3.94%) MCSA
10 10 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.54%) CCNP
11 9 (3.54%) ISTQB
12 7 (2.76%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (2.76%) MCP
13 6 (2.36%) CCNA
14 5 (1.97%) CCNP Voice
14 5 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (1.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.94%) QA
1 10 (3.94%) SLA
2 6 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.48%) XenApp
5 16 (6.30%) vSphere
6 6 (2.36%) DFS Replication
6 6 (2.36%) Postfix
7 5 (1.97%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.18%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.66%) SCCM
2 19 (7.48%) SCOM
3 13 (5.12%) Backup Exec
3 13 (5.12%) NetBackup
3 13 (5.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (4.72%) WSUS
5 10 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (2.36%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.36%) SCOrch
6 6 (2.36%) SCSM
6 6 (2.36%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.97%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (1.97%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.18%) cPanel
8 3 (1.18%) Plesk
9 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (24.41%) VMware
2 50 (19.69%) Cisco
3 22 (8.66%) Citrix
4 21 (8.27%) Oracle
5 19 (7.48%) HP
6 16 (6.30%) Symantec
7 12 (4.72%) Dell
8 10 (3.94%) NetApp
8 10 (3.94%) Palo Alto
8 10 (3.94%) SAP
9 9 (3.54%) IBM
10 8 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.15%) Sophos
11 7 (2.76%) JDA
11 7 (2.76%) RedPrairie
12 6 (2.36%) ESRI
12 6 (2.36%) Kofax
13 5 (1.97%) Apple
13 5 (1.97%) Meraki
14 4 (1.57%) IronPort
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Annapurna HR
Salary: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: £13000 - £14000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, bonus and others
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cirencester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Daily Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Pensio, 25 days hols + bank hols
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford, London or Gloucester
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 27 days ago