Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 64 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.89% 3.40% 6.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.89% 8.09% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 40
Cheltenham median annual salary £34,250 £54,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.16% -12.80% +50.60%
10th Percentile £29,250 £33,375 £29,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £82,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -31.58% +9.83% +44.17%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 114 346 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 23.95% 42.04% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 95 303 182
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £77,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (66.67%) Advertising
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (33.33%) NAS
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) CCA
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (11.11%) CISSP

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
1 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
1 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Presales
1 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (22.22%) CCA
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) GIAC
6 1 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SANS
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage