Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 7 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 87 77 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 16.51% 15.68% 10.78%
As % of the Vendors category 43.72% 42.31% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71 63 49
Median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £64,250 £57,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +25.00%

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 199 182 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 37.76% 37.07% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 149 147 187
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 39 (44.83%) Windows
2 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.93%) .NET
4 30 (34.48%) Office 365
5 29 (33.33%) Azure
5 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 29 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (29.89%) SQL
6 26 (29.89%) AWS
7 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (26.44%) Windows Server
9 21 (24.14%) Service Management
9 21 (24.14%) VMware
9 21 (24.14%) ITIL
10 20 (22.99%) Finance
10 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (21.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 18 (20.69%) CRM
12 18 (20.69%) DNS
13 17 (19.54%) Legal
14 16 (18.39%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (18.39%) Linux
14 16 (18.39%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (18.39%) MuleSoft
14 16 (18.39%) IT Strategy
14 16 (18.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 15 (17.24%) XML
16 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (16.09%) ITIL V3

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 14 (16.09%) Confluence
2 12 (13.79%) CMS
2 12 (13.79%) Drupal
2 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.48%) Office 365
2 29 (33.33%) Azure
3 26 (29.89%) AWS
4 6 (6.90%) SaaS
5 5 (5.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.75%) IaaS
6 3 (3.45%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.30%) PaaS
8 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.15%) GitHub
8 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) DNS
2 7 (8.05%) Firewall
3 5 (5.75%) SAN
3 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.60%) LAN
4 4 (4.60%) WAN
5 3 (3.45%) DHCP
5 3 (3.45%) NAS
5 3 (3.45%) WLAN
6 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.30%) Skype
6 2 (2.30%) VSAN
7 1 (1.15%) HTTP
7 1 (1.15%) Internet
7 1 (1.15%) Intranet
7 1 (1.15%) OSPF
7 1 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (13.79%) MySQL
4 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) Power BI
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.30%) Big Data
8 1 (1.15%) GIS
8 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) JIRA
2 12 (13.79%) Bitbucket
3 6 (6.90%) Selenium
4 5 (5.75%) JUnit
5 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.15%) Broccoli
6 1 (1.15%) Grunt
6 1 (1.15%) gulp
6 1 (1.15%) JSHint
6 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Legal
3 9 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.75%) German Language
4 5 (5.75%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (1.15%) Police
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Developer
2 22 (25.29%) Architect
3 18 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (16.09%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Developer
7 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.75%) Backend Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) IT Support
7 5 (5.75%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.93%) .NET
2 15 (17.24%) XML
3 14 (16.09%) .NET Framework
4 11 (12.64%) jQuery
5 10 (11.49%) JSON
5 10 (11.49%) WinForms
6 5 (5.75%) Middleware
6 5 (5.75%) Web Services
6 5 (5.75%) XSD
7 3 (3.45%) HTML
7 3 (3.45%) SAML
8 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.30%) CSS
9 1 (1.15%) Apache NiFi
9 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (1.15%) HTML5
9 1 (1.15%) Node.js
9 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) Reinsurance
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (2.30%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.30%) Cyberattack
5 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.30%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Windows
2 23 (26.44%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.39%) Linux
4 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.45%) CentOS
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (24.14%) ITIL
3 21 (24.14%) Service Management
4 19 (21.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 18 (20.69%) CRM
6 16 (18.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (18.39%) IT Strategy
7 14 (16.09%) ITIL V3
8 12 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (13.79%) Architecture Roadmap
8 12 (13.79%) Content Management
8 12 (13.79%) Feasibility Study
8 12 (13.79%) IT Governance
8 12 (13.79%) Project Delivery
8 12 (13.79%) Strategic Roadmap
8 12 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
9 11 (12.64%) SDLC
10 10 (11.49%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.79%) C#
4 11 (12.64%) Java
5 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.30%) R
7 2 (2.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.75%) MCAD
5 4 (4.60%) CCNA
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) MCP
6 2 (2.30%) MCSA
6 2 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CCENT
7 1 (1.15%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.15%) ECDL
7 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.30%) NCSC
3 2 (2.30%) NIST
3 2 (2.30%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) Docker
4 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.30%) vSphere
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) Ansible
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.30%) Terraform
3 2 (2.30%) vRealize
4 1 (1.15%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.15%) Nagios
4 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) VMware
2 16 (18.39%) MuleSoft
2 16 (18.39%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (14.94%) Oracle
4 12 (13.79%) Atlassian
5 8 (9.20%) Citrix
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco
7 4 (4.60%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (4.60%) Veeam
8 3 (3.45%) Dell
9 2 (2.30%) EMC
9 2 (2.30%) Google
9 2 (2.30%) NetApp
9 2 (2.30%) Progress
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.15%) Adobe
10 1 (1.15%) Apple
10 1 (1.15%) IBM
10 1 (1.15%) Intapp
10 1 (1.15%) Symantec