Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 20 11
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 53 101 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 11.21% 12.02% 15.26%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 32.90% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 99 98
Cheltenham median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18,125 £28,838 £22,675
90th Percentile £49,375 £51,500 £50,375
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.67% -6.25% +8.11%

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 212 307 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 44.82% 36.55% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 181 267 172
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,000 £31,250 £26,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £64,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Advertising
3 15 (28.30%) C#
4 14 (26.42%) .NET
4 14 (26.42%) VMware
4 14 (26.42%) Office 365
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (24.53%) SQL
6 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
7 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
7 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
7 10 (18.87%) SAN
8 9 (16.98%) SLA
8 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.09%) Handset
9 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.09%) Finance
9 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.09%) Smartphone
9 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.21%) NAS
10 7 (13.21%) DHCP
10 7 (13.21%) DNS
10 7 (13.21%) MVC
11 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.43%) VPN

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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Office 365
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) SAN
2 7 (13.21%) DHCP
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) NAS
3 5 (9.43%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (9.43%) VPN
4 4 (7.55%) Firewall
5 3 (5.66%) LAN
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) VLAN
5 3 (5.66%) WAN
6 2 (3.77%) HTTP
6 2 (3.77%) SSL
6 2 (3.77%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) BGP
7 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.89%) ICMP
7 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.77%) Power BI
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.89%) CodeSonar
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) git-flow
2 1 (1.89%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (1.89%) OllyDbg
2 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (30.19%) Advertising
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Service Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Support
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.66%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) XSLT
6 2 (3.77%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
6 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 2 (3.77%) Kendo UI
6 2 (3.77%) Ninject
6 2 (3.77%) REST
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (15.09%) Handset
1 8 (15.09%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.66%) Fintech
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Blog
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) VMS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) MVC
3 5 (9.43%) Business Development
4 4 (7.55%) Scrum
4 4 (7.55%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.66%) ERP
5 3 (5.66%) Presales
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL
6 2 (3.77%) OOD
6 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.77%) TDD
6 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) C#
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) C
4 3 (5.66%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) MCSE
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.66%) MCP
2 3 (5.66%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CCA
3 1 (1.89%) CCENT
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) MOS
3 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
5 1 (1.89%) Snort
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) VMFS
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Control-M
1 1 (1.89%) OpenView
1 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Salt
1 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.89%) vMotion
1 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) VMware
2 5 (9.43%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.66%) Aruba
4 3 (5.66%) EqualLogic
4 3 (5.66%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
5 2 (3.77%) Telerik
5 2 (3.77%) Veeam
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) CommVault
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) JDA
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau