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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 168 199 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.65% 24.91% 17.37%
As % of the Vendors category 38.18% 61.99% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 148 177 171
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £44,000
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
440 321 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.22% 40.18% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 371 270 388
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 22 October 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 October 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 -4 53 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Gloucester +2 32 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Cirencester -4 12 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Tewkesbury -5 9 £25,000 -25.92% 4
Berkeley 0 6 £23,500 -21.66%
Tetbury - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 176 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 168 (46.28%) Windows
3 143 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 139 (38.29%) SQL
5 129 (35.54%) C#
6 121 (33.33%) .NET
7 104 (28.65%) HTML
8 103 (28.37%) ASP.NET
9 97 (26.72%) JavaScript
10 89 (24.52%) XML
11 71 (19.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 69 (19.01%) Finance
13 68 (18.73%) CSS
14 64 (17.63%) MS Office
15 52 (14.33%) Linux
15 52 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (14.05%) IIS
16 51 (14.05%) Internet
17 49 (13.50%) Active Directory
18 48 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
19 43 (11.85%) MS Exchange
20 42 (11.57%) Java
21 41 (11.29%) T-SQL
21 41 (11.29%) Visual Studio
21 41 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (11.02%) VMware
22 40 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
23 39 (10.74%) MVC
23 39 (10.74%) Security Cleared
23 39 (10.74%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 51 (14.05%) IIS
2 43 (11.85%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.86%) Commerce Server
4 14 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.31%) CMS
6 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.65%) Apache
8 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 176 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 64 (17.63%) MS Office
3 12 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.93%) FrameMaker
5 7 (1.93%) Acrobat
6 5 (1.38%) MS Project
7 2 (0.55%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (3.86%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Lawson
3 2 (0.55%) Movex
3 2 (0.55%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.55%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.55%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.13%) SaaS
2 11 (3.03%) Office 365
3 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.05%) Internet
2 28 (7.71%) Firewall
3 26 (7.16%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.89%) SMTP
5 20 (5.51%) FTP
5 20 (5.51%) LAN
6 18 (4.96%) DNS
7 16 (4.41%) WAN
8 13 (3.58%) VPN
9 12 (3.31%) SAN
10 11 (3.03%) DHCP
11 10 (2.75%) SSL
12 8 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (2.20%) Network Security
13 7 (1.93%) Wireless
14 6 (1.65%) LDAP
14 6 (1.65%) MPLS
15 5 (1.38%) SNMP
16 4 (1.10%) VoIP
17 3 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 48 (13.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (6.34%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.48%) SQLite
7 9 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.65%) MySQL
8 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.55%) SSDT
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.28%) MS Access
12 1 (0.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.03%) Subversion
4 7 (1.93%) GDB
4 7 (1.93%) WinDbg
5 6 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 69 (19.01%) Finance
2 24 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.96%) Retail
4 14 (3.86%) Military
5 9 (2.48%) Advertising
6 7 (1.93%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.93%) Automotive
7 5 (1.38%) French Language
8 3 (0.83%) German Language
8 3 (0.83%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.83%) Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (35.54%) Developer
2 64 (17.63%) Analyst
3 63 (17.36%) .NET Developer
4 32 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 30 (8.26%) Support Analyst
5 30 (8.26%) Support Engineer
5 30 (8.26%) C# Developer
6 25 (6.89%) Software Engineer
7 23 (6.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
9 20 (5.51%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.23%) IT Support
10 19 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (5.23%) Applications Support
11 18 (4.96%) Consultant
12 17 (4.68%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (4.41%) Junior
13 16 (4.41%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (33.33%) .NET
2 104 (28.65%) HTML
3 103 (28.37%) ASP.NET
4 89 (24.52%) XML
5 68 (18.73%) CSS
6 38 (10.47%) Web Services
7 36 (9.92%) jQuery
8 32 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (6.89%) WCF
10 24 (6.61%) JSON
11 23 (6.34%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 22 (6.06%) .NET Framework
13 18 (4.96%) SOAP
14 13 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (3.58%) REST
15 12 (3.31%) ADO.NET
15 12 (3.31%) HTML5
16 10 (2.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.26%) Mobile App
2 26 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.75%) PKI
5 10 (2.75%) Smartphone
6 9 (2.48%) Open Source
6 9 (2.48%) iPhone
7 7 (1.93%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.93%) EPoS
8 5 (1.38%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.38%) Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.55%) GIS
10 2 (0.55%) CCTV
11 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 168 (46.28%) Windows
2 71 (19.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (14.33%) Linux
4 40 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (10.74%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.23%) Windows 8
8 17 (4.68%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 9 (2.48%) Android
10 8 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.93%) UNIX
12 5 (1.38%) CentOS
13 3 (0.83%) AIX
13 3 (0.83%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (10.74%) MVC
3 37 (10.19%) Software Engineering
4 32 (8.82%) Time Management
5 30 (8.26%) ITIL
6 27 (7.44%) Mobile Application Development
7 26 (7.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (7.16%) OO
8 24 (6.61%) Unit Testing
9 21 (5.79%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.51%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.96%) Information Security
11 18 (4.96%) Web Development
12 17 (4.68%) Automated Testing
13 15 (4.13%) Business Analysis
13 15 (4.13%) Project Management
13 15 (4.13%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.58%) Line Management
14 13 (3.58%) TDD
15 12 (3.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 139 (38.29%) SQL
2 129 (35.54%) C#
3 97 (26.72%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.57%) Java
5 41 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 29 (7.99%) C++
7 21 (5.79%) C
8 19 (5.23%) VB.NET
9 18 (4.96%) XQuery
9 18 (4.96%) XPath
10 16 (4.41%) Perl
11 15 (4.13%) PHP
12 12 (3.31%) Python
13 10 (2.75%) VB
14 9 (2.48%) Objective-C
15 8 (2.20%) VBScript
15 8 (2.20%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.93%) Delphi
17 6 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 36 (9.92%) Degree
4 24 (6.61%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.86%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.31%) MCSE
7 10 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.75%) ISEB
8 8 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.20%) HNC
8 8 (2.20%) MCP
9 7 (1.93%) MCITP
9 7 (1.93%) HND
10 6 (1.65%) CCNA
10 6 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.10%) HP ASE
12 3 (0.83%) MCTS
12 3 (0.83%) MCSA
13 2 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.06%) QA
2 17 (4.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (13.50%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.58%) XenApp
5 10 (2.75%) qmail
5 10 (2.75%) Squid
6 5 (1.38%) NFS
7 4 (1.10%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.83%) vSphere
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) Postfix
9 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (7.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.83%) SCCM
2 3 (0.83%) OpenView
2 3 (0.83%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
4 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (11.02%) VMware
2 36 (9.92%) Cisco
3 28 (7.71%) Citrix
4 26 (7.16%) HP
5 19 (5.23%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.96%) EPiServer
7 14 (3.86%) hybris
8 11 (3.03%) Oracle
9 10 (2.75%) Symantec
10 9 (2.48%) IBM
11 8 (2.20%) NetApp
12 7 (1.93%) Adobe
13 6 (1.65%) SAP
14 5 (1.38%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.38%) Juniper
15 4 (1.10%) Sage
16 3 (0.83%) Websense
16 3 (0.83%) Dell
16 3 (0.83%) BMC
17 2 (0.55%) Epicor
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 22 days holiday, life assurance, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £28000 - £29500 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Up to 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago