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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 173 201 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.56% 25.64% 17.97%
As % of the Vendors category 38.88% 63.81% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 151 178 175
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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
445 315 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.18% 40.18% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 380 262 382
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 30 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 30 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 -3 58 £30,000 -14.28% 18
Gloucester -1 32 £40,000 +39.13% 3
Cirencester -3 12 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Tewkesbury -4 10 £25,000 -25.92% 1
Berkeley 0 6 £23,500 -21.66%
Stroud - 1 £30,000 -
Tetbury - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 181 (48.40%) MS Excel
2 171 (45.72%) Windows
3 146 (39.04%) SQL Server
4 143 (38.24%) SQL
5 131 (35.03%) C#
6 124 (33.16%) .NET
7 108 (28.88%) HTML
8 104 (27.81%) ASP.NET
9 101 (27.01%) JavaScript
10 89 (23.80%) XML
11 73 (19.52%) CSS
12 70 (18.72%) Finance
13 69 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 63 (16.84%) MS Office
15 56 (14.97%) Linux
16 55 (14.71%) Active Directory
17 54 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (13.37%) IIS
19 49 (13.10%) Internet
20 46 (12.30%) VMware
20 46 (12.30%) MS Exchange
21 45 (12.03%) T-SQL
21 45 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
22 44 (11.76%) Visual Studio
23 43 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
24 42 (11.23%) Java
25 41 (10.96%) Security Cleared
26 40 (10.70%) MVC
27 39 (10.43%) Windows 7
28 38 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 50 (13.37%) IIS
2 46 (12.30%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.74%) Commerce Server
5 12 (3.21%) CMS
5 12 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.60%) Apache
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 181 (48.40%) MS Excel
2 63 (16.84%) MS Office
3 13 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.21%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.87%) Acrobat
5 7 (1.87%) MS Project
5 7 (1.87%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (3.74%) Fredhopper
2 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.53%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.53%) Lawson
3 2 (0.53%) Movex
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.53%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.53%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.27%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.01%) SaaS
2 11 (2.94%) Office 365
3 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.10%) Internet
2 30 (8.02%) Firewall
3 27 (7.22%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.42%) SMTP
5 20 (5.35%) LAN
5 20 (5.35%) DNS
6 19 (5.08%) FTP
7 16 (4.28%) VPN
7 16 (4.28%) WAN
8 13 (3.48%) DHCP
9 12 (3.21%) SAN
10 10 (2.67%) SSL
11 8 (2.14%) Wireless
11 8 (2.14%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (1.87%) Network Security
13 6 (1.60%) LDAP
13 6 (1.60%) MPLS
14 5 (1.34%) SNMP
15 4 (1.07%) VoIP
16 3 (0.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (39.04%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.41%) SQLite
8 9 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.14%) MySQL
10 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.53%) SSDT
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.27%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.94%) Subversion
4 8 (2.14%) WinDbg
4 8 (2.14%) GDB
5 6 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.53%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 70 (18.72%) Finance
2 23 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.81%) Retail
4 14 (3.74%) Military
5 9 (2.41%) Advertising
5 9 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.87%) Automotive
7 4 (1.07%) French Language
8 3 (0.80%) Banking
8 3 (0.80%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) German Language
9 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (35.29%) Developer
2 68 (18.18%) Analyst
3 65 (17.38%) .NET Developer
4 32 (8.56%) Support Engineer
4 32 (8.56%) Software Developer
5 31 (8.29%) Support Analyst
6 30 (8.02%) C# Developer
7 26 (6.95%) Software Engineer
8 23 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.61%) Consultant
10 21 (5.61%) .NET Software Developer
11 20 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (5.08%) Applications Support
13 18 (4.81%) IT Support
14 17 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
15 16 (4.28%) Junior
15 16 (4.28%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (33.16%) .NET
2 108 (28.88%) HTML
3 104 (27.81%) ASP.NET
4 89 (23.80%) XML
5 73 (19.52%) CSS
6 38 (10.16%) Web Services
7 37 (9.89%) jQuery
8 33 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (7.75%) WCF
10 26 (6.95%) JSON
11 22 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 21 (5.61%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 18 (4.81%) SOAP
14 13 (3.48%) REST
14 13 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (3.21%) ADO.NET
15 12 (3.21%) HTML5
16 10 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 8 (2.14%) WPF
17 8 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.75%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.67%) PKI
5 10 (2.67%) Smartphone
6 9 (2.41%) iPhone
6 9 (2.41%) Open Source
7 8 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.87%) EPoS
9 5 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.34%) Clustering
9 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.53%) GIS
11 2 (0.53%) CCTV
12 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 171 (45.72%) Windows
2 69 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (14.97%) Linux
4 39 (10.43%) Windows 7
5 38 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.81%) Windows 8
8 17 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.41%) Android
9 9 (2.41%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.87%) UNIX
12 5 (1.34%) CentOS
13 3 (0.80%) AIX
13 3 (0.80%) Solaris
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (10.70%) MVC
3 38 (10.16%) Software Engineering
4 34 (9.09%) ITIL
5 31 (8.29%) Time Management
6 27 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (6.95%) Mobile Application Development
8 25 (6.68%) OO
9 23 (6.15%) Unit Testing
10 21 (5.61%) Mentoring
11 20 (5.35%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.81%) Information Security
12 18 (4.81%) Web Development
13 17 (4.55%) Automated Testing
14 16 (4.28%) Business Analysis
14 16 (4.28%) Project Management
15 15 (4.01%) Service Delivery
16 14 (3.74%) Cyber Security
17 13 (3.48%) Line Management
18 12 (3.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 143 (38.24%) SQL
2 131 (35.03%) C#
3 101 (27.01%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.03%) T-SQL
5 42 (11.23%) Java
6 30 (8.02%) C++
7 23 (6.15%) C
8 21 (5.61%) VB.NET
9 18 (4.81%) Perl
10 17 (4.55%) XQuery
10 17 (4.55%) XPath
11 14 (3.74%) Python
11 14 (3.74%) PHP
12 10 (2.67%) VB
13 9 (2.41%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.14%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.14%) VBScript
15 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.60%) Delphi
15 6 (1.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 38 (10.16%) Degree
4 26 (6.95%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.01%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.48%) MCSE
7 11 (2.94%) ISEB
8 10 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.14%) MCP
9 8 (2.14%) HNC
10 7 (1.87%) MCITP
11 6 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.60%) HND
11 6 (1.60%) CCNA
12 5 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.07%) MCSA
13 4 (1.07%) HP ASE
14 3 (0.80%) MCTS
15 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.61%) QA
2 17 (4.55%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.01%) XenApp
5 10 (2.67%) qmail
5 10 (2.67%) Squid
6 5 (1.34%) NFS
7 4 (1.07%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.80%) vSphere
9 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.53%) Postfix
10 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.27%) Firmware
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (7.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.07%) SCCM
3 3 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.80%) OpenView
3 3 (0.80%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 46 (12.30%) VMware
2 37 (9.89%) Cisco
3 32 (8.56%) Citrix
4 26 (6.95%) HP
5 19 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.81%) EPiServer
7 14 (3.74%) hybris
8 13 (3.48%) Oracle
9 11 (2.94%) Symantec
10 9 (2.41%) IBM
11 8 (2.14%) NetApp
12 7 (1.87%) Adobe
13 6 (1.60%) SAP
14 5 (1.34%) Juniper
14 5 (1.34%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.07%) Sage
16 3 (0.80%) Websense
16 3 (0.80%) BMC
16 3 (0.80%) Dell
17 2 (0.53%) Nokia
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + Pension / Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago