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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 181 172 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.99% 20.87% 20.22%
As % of the Vendors category 40.31% 44.22% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 147 145 142
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
449 389 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.63% 47.21% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 347 303 307
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 58 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Gloucester -5 43 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cirencester +1 13 £40,250 +53.33% 2
Tewkesbury +6 11 £42,500 +97.67% 2
Fairford - 4 £29,500 -
Stroud - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 175 (44.30%) Windows
2 143 (36.20%) SQL Server
3 130 (32.91%) MS Excel
4 124 (31.39%) .NET
5 120 (30.38%) SQL
6 117 (29.62%) Finance
7 112 (28.35%) VMware
8 92 (23.29%) C#
9 85 (21.52%) HTML
10 82 (20.76%) JavaScript
11 81 (20.51%) ITIL
11 81 (20.51%) Active Directory
12 80 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 79 (20.00%) Linux
14 74 (18.73%) CSS
15 71 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 71 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 70 (17.72%) Citrix
17 68 (17.22%) Security Cleared
18 64 (16.20%) MS Office
18 64 (16.20%) MS Exchange
19 61 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
20 57 (14.43%) C
21 55 (13.92%) Hyper-V
22 54 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
23 51 (12.91%) DNS
24 50 (12.66%) Cisco
25 48 (12.15%) Software Engineering
26 47 (11.90%) ASP.NET
26 47 (11.90%) SDLC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 43 (10.89%) SharePoint
3 37 (9.37%) IIS
4 25 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (6.08%) CMS
6 22 (5.57%) Node.js
7 19 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (3.04%) Lync
11 6 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.52%) Apache
11 6 (1.52%) SAS
12 5 (1.27%) Confluence
13 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.76%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 130 (32.91%) MS Excel
2 64 (16.20%) MS Office
3 12 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.34%) Office 365
2 7 (1.77%) SaaS
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.51%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.91%) DNS
2 41 (10.38%) TCP/IP
3 40 (10.13%) DHCP
4 37 (9.37%) Firewall
5 32 (8.10%) VPN
5 32 (8.10%) SAN
6 27 (6.84%) LAN
7 26 (6.58%) SMTP
8 23 (5.82%) Wireless
9 19 (4.81%) MPLS
10 18 (4.56%) WAN
11 17 (4.30%) Internet
12 13 (3.29%) VoIP
12 13 (3.29%) Network Security
13 11 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (2.78%) SMPP
13 11 (2.78%) FTP
13 11 (2.78%) HTTP
14 10 (2.53%) BGP
14 10 (2.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (36.20%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 39 (9.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (6.84%) MySQL
6 25 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (6.08%) RDBMS
8 19 (4.81%) MongoDB
8 19 (4.81%) Big Data
9 13 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (9.37%) Visual Studio
2 35 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.81%) ClearCase
5 12 (3.04%) InstallShield
5 12 (3.04%) WinDbg
5 12 (3.04%) GDB
6 11 (2.78%) Subversion
7 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.27%) FindBugs
8 5 (1.27%) dotCover
8 5 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.27%) Maven
8 5 (1.27%) JIRA
8 5 (1.27%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.76%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.76%) MSI
10 2 (0.51%) Selenium
10 2 (0.51%) Hudson
General
1 117 (29.62%) Finance
2 33 (8.35%) Military
3 19 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.77%) Advertising
5 7 (1.77%) Back Office
6 2 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.25%) Front Office
7 1 (0.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 82 (20.76%) Analyst
2 69 (17.47%) Developer
3 37 (9.37%) Software Engineer
4 36 (9.11%) .NET Developer
5 28 (7.09%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 23 (5.82%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.81%) Administrator
9 18 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (4.56%) Technical Support
9 18 (4.56%) DBA
10 17 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (4.30%) SQL DBA
11 16 (4.05%) Team Leader
12 15 (3.80%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.54%) Consultant
13 14 (3.54%) IT Support
14 13 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (3.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (31.39%) .NET
2 85 (21.52%) HTML
3 74 (18.73%) CSS
4 47 (11.90%) ASP.NET
5 40 (10.13%) .NET Framework
6 38 (9.62%) HTML5
7 36 (9.11%) XML
8 33 (8.35%) CSS3
9 28 (7.09%) WCF
10 26 (6.58%) Middleware
10 26 (6.58%) Hibernate
10 26 (6.58%) Web Services
11 24 (6.08%) Spring
12 22 (5.57%) jQuery
13 21 (5.32%) J2EE
14 19 (4.81%) Apache Camel
15 15 (3.80%) SOAP
16 14 (3.54%) Entity Framework
17 13 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.09%) Client/Server
2 26 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.81%) Visualisation
3 19 (4.81%) PKI
4 14 (3.54%) Clustering
5 11 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.28%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.28%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.77%) GIS
10 4 (1.01%) CMDB
10 4 (1.01%) Physics
11 3 (0.76%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.76%) FMCG
11 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.51%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 175 (44.30%) Windows
2 79 (20.00%) Linux
3 71 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.82%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (3.04%) UNIX
8 12 (3.04%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.03%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.27%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.01%) Android
13 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.76%) CentOS
14 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.51%) ITIL
2 61 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (12.15%) Software Engineering
4 47 (11.90%) SDLC
5 39 (9.87%) Change Management
6 36 (9.11%) Scrum
7 31 (7.85%) Information Security
8 30 (7.59%) OO
8 30 (7.59%) Configuration Management
8 30 (7.59%) Change Control
9 28 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (6.84%) Time Management
11 26 (6.58%) Project Management
12 25 (6.33%) CRM
12 25 (6.33%) MVC
13 23 (5.82%) System Testing
14 22 (5.57%) Analytics
15 21 (5.32%) Test Management
15 21 (5.32%) Release Management
16 19 (4.81%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 120 (30.38%) SQL
2 92 (23.29%) C#
3 82 (20.76%) JavaScript
4 57 (14.43%) C
5 44 (11.14%) Java
6 41 (10.38%) C++
7 26 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 24 (6.08%) VB.NET
9 22 (5.57%) Python
9 22 (5.57%) Perl
10 21 (5.32%) Ruby
11 17 (4.30%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.80%) VBScript
13 12 (3.04%) XPath
13 12 (3.04%) XQuery
14 7 (1.77%) VB
15 6 (1.52%) PHP
16 3 (0.76%) VBA
16 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 71 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (17.22%) Security Cleared
3 46 (11.65%) DV Cleared
4 45 (11.39%) MCSE
5 43 (10.89%) Degree
6 38 (9.62%) MCSA
7 36 (9.11%) SC Cleared
8 22 (5.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (4.05%) MCITP
9 16 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (3.80%) CCNA
11 10 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (2.28%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 5 (1.27%) MCSD
15 4 (1.01%) MCP
15 4 (1.01%) ISEB
15 4 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.76%) CCA
17 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.34%) SLA
2 21 (5.32%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 80 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (13.92%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.87%) vSphere
5 34 (8.61%) XenApp
6 21 (5.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (4.05%) BitLocker
8 14 (3.54%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.53%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.52%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.76%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.51%) KVM
14 1 (0.25%) XenServer
14 1 (0.25%) Postfix
14 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (8.10%) SCCM
2 21 (5.32%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.54%) WSUS
3 14 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (3.04%) SCOM
5 11 (2.78%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.28%) Zenoss
6 9 (2.28%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.51%) vMotion
9 1 (0.25%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 112 (28.35%) VMware
2 70 (17.72%) Citrix
3 50 (12.66%) Cisco
4 40 (10.13%) Oracle
5 24 (6.08%) Sophos
6 21 (5.32%) Remedy
7 19 (4.81%) Symantec
8 13 (3.29%) Kofax
8 13 (3.29%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.04%) NetApp
9 12 (3.04%) HP
10 10 (2.53%) Nokia
10 10 (2.53%) Juniper
10 10 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.52%) Cognos
11 6 (1.52%) Dell
11 6 (1.52%) Websense
11 6 (1.52%) Veeam
12 5 (1.27%) IronPort
12 5 (1.27%) Perforce
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 15 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago