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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.28% 5.26% 7.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 13.73% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 28
Median salary £31,000 £39,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.01% +18.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 153 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 26.92% 38.35% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 49 128 88
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £37,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix