Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 29 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 44 59 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.74% 12.69% 14.08%
As % of the Vendors category 21.46% 26.94% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 111
Cheltenham median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,050 £17,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £51,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £41,779 £36,750 £39,250
% change year-on-year +13.68% -6.37% -1.88%

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 205 219 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 31.39% 47.10% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 150 190 276
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +2.47%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
3 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.45%) VMware
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (15.91%) Office 365
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
7 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.64%) Finance
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 6 (13.64%) Python
7 6 (13.64%) SQL
8 5 (11.36%) CRM
8 5 (11.36%) DHCP
8 5 (11.36%) DNS
8 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (11.36%) Veeam
8 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
9 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.09%) Big Data
9 4 (9.09%) Firewall

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 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DHCP
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) Skype
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.27%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.27%) CodeSonar
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) git-flow
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) CRM Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared DBA
6 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Django
2 1 (2.27%) Java EE
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.27%) STL
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Cybercrime
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Android
5 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.55%) CentOS
5 2 (4.55%) Fedora
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
1 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) CRM
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) ERP
5 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.55%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
6 2 (4.55%) Logistics
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Python
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) X++
5 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) R
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) DV Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ACCA
5 1 (2.27%) CIMA
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) Docker
4 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.55%) Xen
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
2 2 (4.55%) OpenNMS
2 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) VMware
2 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
2 5 (11.36%) Veeam
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) Dell
3 4 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) Kaseya
5 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.55%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Facebook
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) IFS
6 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) Tableau