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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 207 215 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.00% 26.12% 19.16%
As % of the Vendors category 40.91% 62.50% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 184 201 178
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £42,500
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
506 344 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.00% 41.80% 43.73%
Number of salaries quoted 438 293 364
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +2 80 £31,500 -10.00% 18
Gloucester 0 35 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Cirencester -8 19 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Tewkesbury -6 11 £28,750 -17.85% 1
Berkeley +2 3 £23,500 -21.66%
Stroud - 2 £37,500 -
Tetbury - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 183 (46.45%) MS Excel
2 180 (45.69%) Windows
3 160 (40.61%) SQL Server
4 151 (38.32%) SQL
5 137 (34.77%) C#
6 132 (33.50%) .NET
7 108 (27.41%) HTML
8 107 (27.16%) JavaScript
9 103 (26.14%) ASP.NET
10 88 (22.34%) XML
10 88 (22.34%) Finance
11 84 (21.32%) CSS
12 67 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 62 (15.74%) Linux
13 62 (15.74%) Active Directory
14 61 (15.48%) MS Office
15 56 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (13.96%) T-SQL
17 52 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
18 50 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 49 (12.44%) VMware
20 48 (12.18%) ITIL
21 47 (11.93%) MVC
21 47 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 45 (11.42%) MS Exchange
23 43 (10.91%) Cisco
23 43 (10.91%) Visual Studio
24 42 (10.66%) Java
24 42 (10.66%) Internet
24 42 (10.66%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (11.42%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.41%) IIS
3 25 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.55%) Commerce Server
5 13 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.79%) CMS
7 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.52%) Apache
9 5 (1.27%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Lync
11 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 183 (46.45%) MS Excel
2 61 (15.48%) MS Office
3 13 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.05%) MS Project
4 12 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.78%) Acrobat
5 7 (1.78%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (3.55%) Fredhopper
2 7 (1.78%) Changepoint
3 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.25%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.25%) Lawson
5 1 (0.25%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.25%) Movex
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.25%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.79%) SaaS
2 9 (2.28%) Office 365
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.66%) Internet
2 29 (7.36%) Firewall
3 28 (7.11%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.58%) VPN
4 22 (5.58%) SMTP
5 20 (5.08%) FTP
5 20 (5.08%) DNS
6 14 (3.55%) DHCP
6 14 (3.55%) LAN
7 13 (3.30%) SAN
8 9 (2.28%) SSL
8 9 (2.28%) WAN
9 8 (2.03%) Wireless
10 6 (1.52%) Network Security
10 6 (1.52%) MPLS
10 6 (1.52%) VoIP
11 5 (1.27%) LDAP
11 5 (1.27%) SNMP
11 5 (1.27%) NAS
12 3 (0.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (40.61%) SQL Server
2 52 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (7.11%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.05%) MySQL
8 9 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.27%) SQLite
11 2 (0.51%) SSDT
11 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.25%) MS Access
12 1 (0.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 43 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.03%) WinDbg
3 8 (2.03%) GDB
3 8 (2.03%) Subversion
4 6 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.51%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.51%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.51%) FxCop
5 2 (0.51%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 88 (22.34%) Finance
2 22 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.31%) Retail
4 15 (3.81%) Aerospace
5 13 (3.30%) Military
6 11 (2.79%) Advertising
7 7 (1.78%) Automotive
8 3 (0.76%) Legal
8 3 (0.76%) Billing
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (32.99%) Developer
2 75 (19.04%) Analyst
3 72 (18.27%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.39%) C# Developer
5 31 (7.87%) Software Developer
6 30 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 30 (7.61%) Support Engineer
6 30 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (7.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (7.11%) Support Analyst
9 27 (6.85%) Consultant
9 27 (6.85%) Software Engineer
10 22 (5.58%) Technical Analyst
11 20 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 19 (4.82%) Applications Support
12 19 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (4.06%) Administrator
14 15 (3.81%) Junior
14 15 (3.81%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (33.50%) .NET
2 108 (27.41%) HTML
3 103 (26.14%) ASP.NET
4 88 (22.34%) XML
5 84 (21.32%) CSS
6 41 (10.41%) jQuery
7 39 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (9.64%) WCF
9 34 (8.63%) Web Services
10 27 (6.85%) .NET Framework
11 22 (5.58%) JSON
12 17 (4.31%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 17 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (3.05%) ADO.NET
15 10 (2.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (2.28%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.28%) SOAP
16 9 (2.28%) HTML5
17 8 (2.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.81%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.54%) Clustering
5 10 (2.54%) Open Source
6 9 (2.28%) PKI
7 6 (1.52%) EPoS
7 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.27%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.27%) iPhone
9 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.51%) GIS
11 2 (0.51%) CCTV
11 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 180 (45.69%) Windows
2 67 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (15.74%) Linux
4 39 (9.90%) Windows 7
5 38 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.31%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.79%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.27%) UNIX
10 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.27%) CentOS
10 5 (1.27%) Android
11 3 (0.76%) AIX
11 3 (0.76%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.18%) ITIL
3 47 (11.93%) MVC
4 37 (9.39%) Software Engineering
5 29 (7.36%) Mentoring
6 28 (7.11%) Time Management
7 26 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (6.35%) OO
9 21 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 20 (5.08%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.57%) Project Management
12 17 (4.31%) Information Security
12 17 (4.31%) Cyber Security
13 16 (4.06%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.06%) Web Development
14 14 (3.55%) Automated Testing
14 14 (3.55%) Unit Testing
14 14 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (3.55%) Change Management
15 13 (3.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 151 (38.32%) SQL
2 137 (34.77%) C#
3 107 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 55 (13.96%) T-SQL
5 42 (10.66%) Java
6 31 (7.87%) C++
7 24 (6.09%) Perl
7 24 (6.09%) VB.NET
8 22 (5.58%) C
9 18 (4.57%) Python
10 16 (4.06%) XPath
10 16 (4.06%) XQuery
11 11 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.28%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.78%) PHP
14 6 (1.52%) VB
14 6 (1.52%) Ruby
15 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (10.66%) Security Cleared
3 37 (9.39%) Degree
4 26 (6.60%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.57%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.31%) MCSE
7 11 (2.79%) ISEB
8 10 (2.54%) MCSA
8 10 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.03%) MCITP
10 8 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.78%) MCP
11 7 (1.78%) HNC
12 6 (1.52%) MCSD
12 6 (1.52%) CCNA
13 4 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.02%) HP ASE
14 3 (0.76%) MCTS
14 3 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.08%) SLA
2 16 (4.06%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (15.74%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.38%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.82%) XenApp
5 9 (2.28%) qmail
5 9 (2.28%) Squid
6 6 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (1.27%) NFS
8 3 (0.76%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.25%) vSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (6.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.78%) SCCM
3 5 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.02%) SCOM
5 3 (0.76%) OpenView
5 3 (0.76%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (12.44%) VMware
2 43 (10.91%) Cisco
3 37 (9.39%) Citrix
4 22 (5.58%) Oracle
5 21 (5.33%) HP
5 21 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.57%) EPiServer
7 14 (3.55%) hybris
8 11 (2.79%) Symantec
9 10 (2.54%) SAP
10 9 (2.28%) IBM
11 8 (2.03%) NetApp
12 7 (1.78%) Adobe
12 7 (1.78%) Remedy
13 5 (1.27%) Sophos
13 5 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.02%) Juniper
15 3 (0.76%) BMC
15 3 (0.76%) Dell
16 2 (0.51%) Nokia
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Pension plan, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + 31 Days Hol & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago