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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 182 172 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.26% 20.92% 14.30%
As % of the Vendors category 45.84% 46.87% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 149 151 156
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
397 367 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.38% 44.65% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 305 327 438
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +3 56 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Gloucester +6 46 £40,000 +19.40% 11
Tewkesbury 0 6 £21,500 -28.33%
Cirencester 0 3 £26,250 -30.00% 1
Berkeley - 3 £25,000 -
Tetbury - 1 £35,000 - 1
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 188 (52.81%) MS Excel
2 175 (49.16%) Windows
3 140 (39.33%) SQL
4 132 (37.08%) SQL Server
5 126 (35.39%) C#
6 123 (34.55%) .NET
7 100 (28.09%) ASP.NET
8 89 (25.00%) HTML
9 87 (24.44%) XML
10 82 (23.03%) JavaScript
11 78 (21.91%) Finance
12 73 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 71 (19.94%) MS Office
14 57 (16.01%) CSS
15 56 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 54 (15.17%) VMware
17 47 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 45 (12.64%) IIS
18 45 (12.64%) Java
18 45 (12.64%) Linux
18 45 (12.64%) Internet
18 45 (12.64%) Security Cleared
19 43 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (11.80%) Degree
21 41 (11.52%) Web Services
22 40 (11.24%) Visual Studio
22 40 (11.24%) Active Directory
23 39 (10.96%) MVC
23 39 (10.96%) jQuery
24 37 (10.39%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.64%) IIS
2 37 (10.39%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (3.93%) Commerce Server
6 13 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.81%) CMS
7 10 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.40%) Apache
9 4 (1.12%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 188 (52.81%) MS Excel
2 71 (19.94%) MS Office
3 13 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.69%) Acrobat
5 6 (1.69%) FrameMaker
6 3 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.93%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.12%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.56%) Lawson
4 2 (0.56%) Movex
4 2 (0.56%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.56%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.93%) SaaS
2 11 (3.09%) Office 365
3 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.64%) Internet
2 27 (7.58%) SMTP
2 27 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.02%) Firewall
4 23 (6.46%) FTP
5 22 (6.18%) LAN
5 22 (6.18%) DNS
6 19 (5.34%) WAN
7 16 (4.49%) VPN
8 14 (3.93%) SAN
9 13 (3.65%) DHCP
10 12 (3.37%) SSL
11 7 (1.97%) Network Security
12 6 (1.69%) LDAP
13 5 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (1.40%) Wireless
13 5 (1.40%) SNMP
14 4 (1.12%) VoIP
15 2 (0.56%) MPLS
15 2 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (37.08%) SQL Server
2 56 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (7.30%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.09%) SQLite
8 9 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.40%) MySQL
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (11.24%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.09%) Subversion
4 6 (1.69%) GDB
4 6 (1.69%) WinDbg
5 5 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.84%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.84%) Selenium
6 3 (0.84%) NUnit
7 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.56%) MorphX
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (21.91%) Finance
2 27 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.62%) Retail
4 17 (4.78%) Marketing
4 17 (4.78%) Military
5 8 (2.25%) Advertising
6 7 (1.97%) French Language
7 6 (1.69%) Automotive
7 6 (1.69%) German Language
7 6 (1.69%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.69%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.84%) Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 131 (36.80%) Developer
2 58 (16.29%) .NET Developer
3 50 (14.04%) Analyst
4 33 (9.27%) Software Developer
5 27 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 24 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 23 (6.46%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.18%) .NET Software Developer
9 21 (5.90%) IT Support
9 21 (5.90%) Software Engineer
10 19 (5.34%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.34%) Junior
11 18 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.06%) Junior Developer
12 16 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
12 16 (4.49%) Web Developer
12 16 (4.49%) Lead Developer
13 15 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (4.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (34.55%) .NET
2 100 (28.09%) ASP.NET
3 89 (25.00%) HTML
4 87 (24.44%) XML
5 57 (16.01%) CSS
6 41 (11.52%) Web Services
7 39 (10.96%) jQuery
8 34 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (8.15%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 26 (7.30%) JSON
11 22 (6.18%) WCF
12 21 (5.90%) SOAP
13 16 (4.49%) REST
14 15 (4.21%) .NET Framework
15 14 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (3.65%) WPF
17 10 (2.81%) ADO.NET
17 10 (2.81%) HTML5
18 7 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 7 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.27%) Mobile App
2 24 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.06%) PKI
4 12 (3.37%) Smartphone
5 11 (3.09%) iPhone
6 9 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.25%) EPoS
8 7 (1.97%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.40%) Open Source
9 5 (1.40%) Firmware
10 4 (1.12%) AS400
10 4 (1.12%) Clustering
11 3 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.84%) CCTV
11 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.56%) PMI
12 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 175 (49.16%) Windows
2 73 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (12.64%) Linux
5 37 (10.39%) Windows 7
6 25 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.62%) Windows XP
8 19 (5.34%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.09%) Apple iOS
9 11 (3.09%) Android
10 6 (1.69%) UNIX
11 5 (1.40%) CentOS
11 5 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (10.96%) MVC
2 37 (10.39%) Software Engineering
3 33 (9.27%) Time Management
4 32 (8.99%) Mobile Application Development
5 30 (8.43%) OO
6 29 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 27 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (7.02%) ITIL
9 21 (5.90%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.06%) Configuration Management
11 17 (4.78%) Information Security
12 16 (4.49%) Project Management
12 16 (4.49%) Web Development
13 15 (4.21%) Automated Testing
13 15 (4.21%) Scrum
14 14 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (3.37%) Workflow
16 11 (3.09%) Business Analysis
16 11 (3.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 140 (39.33%) SQL
2 126 (35.39%) C#
3 82 (23.03%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.64%) Java
5 35 (9.83%) T-SQL
6 34 (9.55%) C++
7 29 (8.15%) C
8 21 (5.90%) XPath
8 21 (5.90%) XQuery
9 16 (4.49%) PHP
10 13 (3.65%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.09%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.53%) VB
12 9 (2.53%) Perl
12 9 (2.53%) Python
13 8 (2.25%) VBScript
14 7 (1.97%) Delphi
15 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.80%) Degree
3 36 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (5.90%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.65%) MCP
7 11 (3.09%) MCSE
8 10 (2.81%) HND
8 10 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.53%) CEH
9 9 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.53%) CCNA
10 7 (1.97%) HNC
11 6 (1.69%) CCNP
11 6 (1.69%) HP ASE
12 5 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.40%) ISEB
12 5 (1.40%) CCIE
13 4 (1.12%) MCITP
14 3 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.62%) QA
2 17 (4.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (11.24%) Active Directory
3 34 (9.55%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.09%) XenApp
5 10 (2.81%) qmail
5 10 (2.81%) Squid
6 6 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.40%) NFS
8 4 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.84%) vSphere
9 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) Postfix
10 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (8.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 54 (15.17%) VMware
2 33 (9.27%) HP
3 28 (7.87%) Cisco
4 26 (7.30%) Citrix
5 18 (5.06%) EPiServer
6 14 (3.93%) hybris
7 12 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.81%) Oracle
9 8 (2.25%) NetApp
9 8 (2.25%) Symantec
10 7 (1.97%) IBM
11 6 (1.69%) Adobe
11 6 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.69%) Ektron
12 5 (1.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (1.40%) SAP
13 4 (1.12%) Sage
14 3 (0.84%) Juniper
15 2 (0.56%) Epicor
15 2 (0.56%) Nokia
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
RecruitX
Salary: £26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + exclusive benefits and Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago