Period
to 5 August 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 12 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 60 88 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 19.17% 15.12% 7.10%
As % of the Vendors category 52.17% 35.06% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 80 32
Median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +0.67% +22.13%
10th Percentile £24,400 £23,475 £21,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,250 £53,400
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +14.29%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheltenham.

All Vendors
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 115 251 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 36.74% 43.13% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 89 212 151
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,450 £25,800 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £63,750 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) Linux
3 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 25 (41.67%) AWS
5 24 (40.00%) Azure
5 24 (40.00%) Windows
6 21 (35.00%) SaaS
6 21 (35.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 20 (33.33%) Open Source
8 19 (31.67%) Docker
8 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
9 17 (28.33%) IaaS
9 17 (28.33%) Analytics
9 17 (28.33%) Technical Leadership
9 17 (28.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 16 (26.67%) Machine Learning
10 16 (26.67%) DV Cleared
11 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (25.00%) Data Science
11 15 (25.00%) VMware
12 14 (23.33%) Legal
12 14 (23.33%) Data Security
12 14 (23.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (23.33%) Google
12 14 (23.33%) PKI
12 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (23.33%) NIST 800
12 14 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (23.33%) Site Reliability Engineering

Microsoft
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 4 (6.67%) Confluence
1 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Drupal
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) AWS
2 24 (40.00%) Azure
3 21 (35.00%) SaaS
4 17 (28.33%) IaaS
5 14 (23.33%) PaaS
6 13 (21.67%) Office 365
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (5.00%) Power Platform
8 2 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) DNS
2 7 (11.67%) Firewall
3 5 (8.33%) LAN
3 5 (8.33%) SAN
4 4 (6.67%) DHCP
4 4 (6.67%) NAS
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) WAN
4 4 (6.67%) WLAN
5 1 (1.67%) OSPF
5 1 (1.67%) Skype
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Big Data
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) Power BI
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (23.33%) Legal
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Architect
2 17 (28.33%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (23.33%) Cloud Architect
3 14 (23.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 11 (18.33%) Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Backend Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Systems Developer
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.33%) Apache NiFi
2 5 (8.33%) Middleware
3 3 (5.00%) SAML
3 3 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Cloud Native
1 14 (23.33%) Cyberattack
1 14 (23.33%) PKI
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Reinsurance
3 5 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Linux
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.33%) Android
5 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 20 (33.33%) Open Source
4 17 (28.33%) Analytics
4 17 (28.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 17 (28.33%) Technical Leadership
5 16 (26.67%) Machine Learning
6 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (25.00%) Data Science
7 14 (23.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (23.33%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (23.33%) Cyber Intelligence
7 14 (23.33%) Data Acquisition
7 14 (23.33%) Data Security
7 14 (23.33%) DevSecOps
7 14 (23.33%) High Availability
7 14 (23.33%) Information Assurance
7 14 (23.33%) Microservices
7 14 (23.33%) Security Architecture
7 14 (23.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Python
3 7 (11.67%) Java
4 6 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (5.00%) VB
5 3 (5.00%) VBA
6 2 (3.33%) R
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) MCAD
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCENT
6 1 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSA
6 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (23.33%) NCSC
1 14 (23.33%) NIST
1 14 (23.33%) NIST 800
2 6 (10.00%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.67%) Docker
3 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) Terraform
2 5 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) VMware
2 14 (23.33%) Google
3 7 (11.67%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.00%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.33%) Apple
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) Veeam