Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 9.48% 12.16% 11.10%
As % of the Vendors category 31.15% 28.23% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 86
Cheltenham median annual salary £43,750 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.60% -16.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £18,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £48,750 £53,125
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%

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 183 209 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 30.45% 43.09% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128 179 264
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +14.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 38 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 19 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 15 (26.32%) ITIL
4 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 12 (21.05%) Python
7 11 (19.30%) Linux
8 10 (17.54%) Java
8 10 (17.54%) VMware
8 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (17.54%) Big Data
9 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.04%) C#
10 8 (14.04%) C++
10 8 (14.04%) Office 365
10 8 (14.04%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
11 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
12 6 (10.53%) Progress
12 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
12 6 (10.53%) Test Automation

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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Office 365
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.51%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.77%) DHCP
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) AMQP
4 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 3 (5.26%) VLAN
4 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) FCoE
5 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) Skype
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Big Data
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.51%) CodeSonar
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) git-flow
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) Robot Framework
1 2 (3.51%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) IT Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) CRM Manager
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Node.js
1 4 (7.02%) RESTful
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.51%) Django
2 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.51%) Java EE
2 2 (3.51%) LAMP
2 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.51%) REST
2 2 (3.51%) SOAP
2 2 (3.51%) Spring MVC
2 2 (3.51%) STL
2 2 (3.51%) WPF
2 2 (3.51%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.77%) Cybercrime
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.02%) CentOS
5 4 (7.02%) Fedora
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) Android
7 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (8.77%) SDLC
6 4 (7.02%) Build Automation
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Coaching
6 4 (7.02%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (7.02%) CRM
6 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.02%) Task Automation
6 4 (7.02%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Python
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) C#
3 8 (14.04%) C++
4 5 (8.77%) C
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) ACCA
5 1 (1.75%) CIMA
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) HNC
5 1 (1.75%) HND
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.53%) Docker
5 4 (7.02%) VirtualBox
5 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.02%) Xen
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 5 (8.77%) vCenter Server
3 4 (7.02%) Ansible
3 4 (7.02%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.02%) Nagios
3 4 (7.02%) OpenNMS
3 4 (7.02%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.51%) Salt
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) VMware
2 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
3 6 (10.53%) Progress
3 6 (10.53%) Veeam
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco
4 4 (7.02%) Cloudera
4 4 (7.02%) Hortonworks
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (5.26%) F5
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Kaseya
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) BT
7 1 (1.75%) Facebook
7 1 (1.75%) Google
7 1 (1.75%) IFS
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec