The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gloucestershire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 191 192 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.47% 19.61% 13.93%
As % of the Vendors category 46.81% 36.92% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 170 155 154
Average salary £36,750 £36,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
408 520 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.73% 53.12% 43.43%
Number of salaries quoted 359 442 436
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 62 £37,500 +13.63% 12
Gloucester +10 35 £33,500 -16.25% 8
Cirencester 0 14 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Tewkesbury -1 8 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Stroud +2 3 £23,500 -16.07% 2
Berkeley +2 2 £31,250 +17.92%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 192 (49.48%) .NET
2 185 (47.68%) SQL Server
3 179 (46.13%) C#
4 165 (42.53%) MS Excel
5 164 (42.27%) SQL
6 127 (32.73%) ASP.NET
7 124 (31.96%) Windows
8 94 (24.23%) VMware
9 86 (22.16%) HTML
10 77 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 72 (18.56%) Finance
12 69 (17.78%) Visual Studio
13 67 (17.27%) Marketing
14 65 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (16.75%) T-SQL
15 64 (16.49%) MVC
16 62 (15.98%) JavaScript
17 61 (15.72%) CSS
17 61 (15.72%) Web Services
18 55 (14.18%) XML
19 54 (13.92%) OO
20 52 (13.40%) OOP
20 52 (13.40%) Active Directory
21 51 (13.14%) V-Model
22 49 (12.63%) Degree
23 48 (12.37%) jQuery
23 48 (12.37%) Hyper-V
23 48 (12.37%) N-Tier
24 47 (12.11%) SQL Server 2008
25 46 (11.86%) SOA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (7.73%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.61%) CMS
4 7 (1.80%) IIS
4 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.55%) WordPress
6 5 (1.29%) Apache
6 5 (1.29%) Lync
6 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.03%) TeamSite
8 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.52%) Site Server
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 165 (42.53%) MS Excel
2 46 (11.86%) MS Office
3 12 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.80%) MS Project
5 6 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.03%) FastStats
7 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.77%) INSURE/90
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.70%) Firewall
2 19 (4.90%) LAN
3 18 (4.64%) DNS
4 17 (4.38%) SAN
5 15 (3.87%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.87%) Internet
6 14 (3.61%) DHCP
7 13 (3.35%) VoIP
8 12 (3.09%) FTP
8 12 (3.09%) SMTP
9 10 (2.58%) Network Security
9 10 (2.58%) VPN
9 10 (2.58%) WAN
10 9 (2.32%) Ethernet
10 9 (2.32%) SSL
11 6 (1.55%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.77%) VLAN
13 2 (0.52%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.52%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (47.68%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (6.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (5.93%) Oracle Database
6 21 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.32%) MySQL
8 9 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.03%) MS Access
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.26%) DTS
12 1 (0.26%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 69 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.80%) Subversion
3 5 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.52%) NUnit
4 2 (0.52%) Selenium
4 2 (0.52%) MorphX
4 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 72 (18.56%) Finance
2 67 (17.27%) Marketing
3 27 (6.96%) Banking
4 14 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.09%) Military
6 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.29%) Advertising
8 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
8 3 (0.77%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.77%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.77%) Retail
9 2 (0.52%) Avionics
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (41.24%) Developer
2 92 (23.71%) .NET Developer
3 74 (19.07%) C# Developer
4 63 (16.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (15.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 44 (11.34%) Software Developer
8 37 (9.54%) Support Engineer
9 28 (7.22%) Software Engineer
10 26 (6.70%) Architect
11 20 (5.15%) Applications Developer
11 20 (5.15%) Senior Developer
11 20 (5.15%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (4.64%) Analyst
13 17 (4.38%) Consultant
14 15 (3.87%) Technical Architect
14 15 (3.87%) Tester
15 13 (3.35%) Network Engineer
15 13 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
15 13 (3.35%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (49.48%) .NET
2 127 (32.73%) ASP.NET
3 86 (22.16%) HTML
4 61 (15.72%) CSS
4 61 (15.72%) Web Services
5 55 (14.18%) XML
6 48 (12.37%) jQuery
7 39 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (9.54%) .NET Framework
9 30 (7.73%) WPF
10 19 (4.90%) COM
11 17 (4.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 15 (3.87%) WinForms
12 15 (3.87%) WCF
12 15 (3.87%) HTML5
13 14 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (3.35%) D-Bus
14 13 (3.35%) Qt
14 13 (3.35%) CSS3
15 7 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.37%) N-Tier
2 22 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.38%) PKI
5 14 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.61%) CCTV
5 14 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.80%) Firmware
6 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.55%) Open Source
7 6 (1.55%) Replication
8 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.29%) PMI
9 3 (0.77%) AS400
9 3 (0.77%) Clustering
9 3 (0.77%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.26%) EPoS
10 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 124 (31.96%) Windows
2 45 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (9.02%) Linux
4 34 (8.76%) Windows 7
5 31 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (5.93%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.32%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (16.49%) MVC
3 54 (13.92%) OO
4 52 (13.40%) OOP
5 51 (13.14%) V-Model
6 46 (11.86%) SOA
7 42 (10.82%) Product Marketing
8 41 (10.57%) Software Engineering
9 37 (9.54%) Unit Testing
10 25 (6.44%) Time Management
11 17 (4.38%) ITIL
12 15 (3.87%) Project Management
12 15 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (3.61%) Multithreading
13 14 (3.61%) Logistics
14 13 (3.35%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.35%) Scrum
14 13 (3.35%) Computer Forensics
14 13 (3.35%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (3.09%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 179 (46.13%) C#
2 164 (42.27%) SQL
3 65 (16.75%) T-SQL
4 62 (15.98%) JavaScript
5 44 (11.34%) C++
6 38 (9.79%) Java
7 37 (9.54%) PL/SQL
8 31 (7.99%) VB.NET
9 23 (5.93%) C
10 14 (3.61%) VB
11 12 (3.09%) XPath
11 12 (3.09%) XQuery
11 12 (3.09%) PHP
12 7 (1.80%) Python
13 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.03%) XAML
14 4 (1.03%) Delphi
15 3 (0.77%) RPG
15 3 (0.77%) RPG IV
15 3 (0.77%) X++
Qualifications
1 49 (12.63%) Degree
2 32 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.90%) HP ASE
6 18 (4.64%) MCP
7 14 (3.61%) ISEB
8 12 (3.09%) ISTQB
9 11 (2.84%) CEH
10 10 (2.58%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.32%) MCITP
11 9 (2.32%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.06%) MCSE
13 6 (1.55%) HP MASE
13 6 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.55%) MCSA
14 5 (1.29%) HND
14 5 (1.29%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.29%) CCIE
14 5 (1.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.87%) SLA
2 14 (3.61%) QA
3 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (13.40%) Active Directory
3 48 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.32%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.29%) XenApp
7 5 (1.29%) vSphere
8 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.35%) SCCM
2 12 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 94 (24.23%) VMware
2 42 (10.82%) Oracle
3 29 (7.47%) HP
3 29 (7.47%) Citrix
4 22 (5.67%) Cisco
5 17 (4.38%) Symantec
6 16 (4.12%) IBM
7 14 (3.61%) Telerik
8 10 (2.58%) NetApp
9 6 (1.55%) 3PAR
9 6 (1.55%) Ektron
9 6 (1.55%) Adobe
9 6 (1.55%) Dell
10 5 (1.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (1.29%) Alterian
11 4 (1.03%) SmartFocus
11 4 (1.03%) SAP
12 3 (0.77%) Apple
12 3 (0.77%) Remedy
13 2 (0.52%) TOWER Software
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + AX 2012 Project!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + full corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + CIMA support
Posted: 10 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire, West, United Kingdom
Stroud District Council
Salary: £28,922 pa & £23,945 pa
Posted: 10 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, holiday
Posted: 10 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, holiday
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cirencester
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago