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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 160 160 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.68% 21.56% 13.66%
As % of the Vendors category 41.13% 49.38% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 142 139 151
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
389 324 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.85% 43.67% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 313 287 443
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £52,500
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +7 55 £29,750 -0.83% 9
Gloucester 0 27 £40,000 +19.40% 12
Berkeley - 6 £23,500 -
Cirencester -2 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Tewkesbury -4 5 £21,500 -28.33%
Tetbury - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 187 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 169 (47.34%) Windows
3 140 (39.22%) SQL
4 131 (36.69%) SQL Server
5 126 (35.29%) C#
6 119 (33.33%) .NET
7 102 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 93 (26.05%) XML
9 91 (25.49%) HTML
10 85 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 72 (20.17%) Finance
12 70 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 69 (19.33%) MS Office
14 59 (16.53%) CSS
15 55 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
17 52 (14.57%) VMware
18 45 (12.61%) IIS
18 45 (12.61%) Internet
18 45 (12.61%) Security Cleared
19 44 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
20 43 (12.04%) Web Services
21 42 (11.76%) Java
22 41 (11.48%) Linux
22 41 (11.48%) Active Directory
22 41 (11.48%) Software Engineering
23 40 (11.20%) Degree
23 40 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (11.20%) T-SQL
24 39 (10.92%) MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (12.61%) IIS
2 38 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.92%) Commerce Server
5 13 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.40%) Apache
8 4 (1.12%) CMS
9 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 187 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 69 (19.33%) MS Office
3 12 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.96%) Acrobat
5 7 (1.96%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.92%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.12%) INSURE/90
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.56%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Lawson
3 2 (0.56%) Movex
3 2 (0.56%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.56%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.76%) SaaS
2 11 (3.08%) Office 365
3 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.61%) Internet
2 28 (7.84%) SMTP
3 25 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.44%) FTP
5 22 (6.16%) LAN
5 22 (6.16%) Firewall
6 20 (5.60%) DNS
7 18 (5.04%) WAN
8 14 (3.92%) SAN
9 13 (3.64%) VPN
10 12 (3.36%) DHCP
11 10 (2.80%) SSL
12 7 (1.96%) Network Security
13 6 (1.68%) LDAP
14 5 (1.40%) VoIP
14 5 (1.40%) SNMP
14 5 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
14 5 (1.40%) Wireless
15 2 (0.56%) Intranet
15 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (10.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (7.28%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.08%) SQLite
8 10 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.40%) MySQL
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.28%) MS Access
13 1 (0.28%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (10.36%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.08%) Subversion
4 6 (1.68%) WinDbg
4 6 (1.68%) GDB
5 5 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.84%) NUnit
6 3 (0.84%) Selenium
6 3 (0.84%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.56%) MorphX
7 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 72 (20.17%) Finance
2 27 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.60%) Retail
4 14 (3.92%) Military
5 11 (3.08%) Advertising
6 9 (2.52%) Marketing
7 8 (2.24%) French Language
8 7 (1.96%) Automotive
9 6 (1.68%) German Language
9 6 (1.68%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.68%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.84%) Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
11 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (35.29%) Developer
2 60 (16.81%) .NET Developer
3 54 (15.13%) Analyst
4 34 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 27 (7.56%) Software Engineer
5 27 (7.56%) Support Engineer
6 25 (7.00%) Support Analyst
7 23 (6.44%) .NET Software Developer
8 22 (6.16%) C# Developer
9 21 (5.88%) IT Support
10 20 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (5.60%) Junior
11 19 (5.32%) Junior Developer
12 17 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (4.48%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.48%) Lead Developer
14 15 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (33.33%) .NET
2 102 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 93 (26.05%) XML
4 91 (25.49%) HTML
5 59 (16.53%) CSS
6 43 (12.04%) Web Services
7 37 (10.36%) jQuery
8 32 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (8.12%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 26 (7.28%) JSON
11 21 (5.88%) WCF
11 21 (5.88%) SOAP
12 16 (4.48%) REST
12 16 (4.48%) .NET Framework
13 14 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (3.36%) HTML5
14 12 (3.36%) WPF
15 11 (3.08%) ADO.NET
16 9 (2.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 7 (1.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 25 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.20%) PKI
6 12 (3.36%) Smartphone
7 11 (3.08%) iPhone
8 8 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.96%) EPoS
10 5 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.40%) Open Source
11 4 (1.12%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.12%) Firmware
11 4 (1.12%) AS400
11 4 (1.12%) Clustering
12 3 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.56%) GIS
13 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 169 (47.34%) Windows
2 70 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (11.48%) Linux
5 36 (10.08%) Windows 7
6 22 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.04%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.08%) Android
9 11 (3.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.68%) UNIX
11 5 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.40%) CentOS
11 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (11.48%) Software Engineering
3 39 (10.92%) MVC
4 37 (10.36%) Time Management
5 32 (8.96%) Mobile Application Development
6 29 (8.12%) OO
7 27 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (7.28%) Unit Testing
9 25 (7.00%) ITIL
10 21 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.60%) Mentoring
12 19 (5.32%) Web Development
13 18 (5.04%) Automated Testing
13 18 (5.04%) Configuration Management
14 17 (4.76%) Project Management
15 16 (4.48%) Information Security
16 15 (4.20%) Scrum
17 14 (3.92%) Business Analysis
17 14 (3.92%) Line Management
18 13 (3.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 140 (39.22%) SQL
2 126 (35.29%) C#
3 85 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.76%) Java
5 40 (11.20%) T-SQL
6 31 (8.68%) C++
7 27 (7.56%) C
8 21 (5.88%) XQuery
8 21 (5.88%) XPath
9 16 (4.48%) PHP
10 15 (4.20%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.08%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.52%) Python
12 9 (2.52%) VB
12 9 (2.52%) Perl
13 8 (2.24%) VBScript
14 7 (1.96%) Delphi
15 6 (1.68%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.40%) Ruby
16 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.20%) Degree
3 36 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (6.16%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.08%) MCP
7 10 (2.80%) HND
8 9 (2.52%) MCSE
8 9 (2.52%) CCNA
9 8 (2.24%) ISEB
9 8 (2.24%) HNC
9 8 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.68%) CCNP
11 6 (1.68%) CEH
12 5 (1.40%) HP ASE
12 5 (1.40%) CCIE
13 4 (1.12%) MCSA
13 4 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) QA
2 17 (4.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 40 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.08%) XenApp
5 10 (2.80%) qmail
5 10 (2.80%) Squid
6 6 (1.68%) 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%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) Postfix
10 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 32 (8.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.84%) SCCM
3 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 52 (14.57%) VMware
2 33 (9.24%) HP
3 30 (8.40%) Cisco
4 26 (7.28%) Citrix
5 18 (5.04%) EPiServer
6 14 (3.92%) hybris
7 12 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.52%) Oracle
9 8 (2.24%) NetApp
9 8 (2.24%) Symantec
10 7 (1.96%) IBM
10 7 (1.96%) Adobe
11 6 (1.68%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.40%) SAP
12 5 (1.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.12%) Sage
14 3 (0.84%) Juniper
15 2 (0.56%) Dell
15 2 (0.56%) Epicor
15 2 (0.56%) Nokia
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago