Period
to 19 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 23 31
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 74 57 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 15.55% 10.16% 9.63%
As % of the Vendors category 38.95% 26.39% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 40
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,500 £19,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,000 £53,975
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%

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 190 216 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 39.92% 38.50% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 157 189 187
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,550 £19,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
3 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (29.73%) ITIL
6 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
7 19 (25.68%) VMware
7 19 (25.68%) Office 365
7 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
9 17 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
10 16 (21.62%) Firewall
11 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.27%) DNS
12 13 (17.57%) Progress
12 13 (17.57%) .NET
12 13 (17.57%) C#
12 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
12 13 (17.57%) Finance
12 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
12 13 (17.57%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
13 12 (16.22%) ITIL V3
13 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.86%) Service Management
14 11 (14.86%) Veeam
14 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
15 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared

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 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.11%) Confluence
4 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.70%) CMS
6 2 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.70%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (25.68%) Office 365
3 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.76%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.70%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) G Suite
6 1 (1.35%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Firewall
2 15 (20.27%) DNS
3 7 (9.46%) DHCP
4 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.76%) DSL
5 5 (6.76%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (6.76%) Skype
6 4 (5.41%) Network Security
7 3 (4.05%) AMQP
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.05%) LAN
7 3 (4.05%) VLAN
7 3 (4.05%) VPN
7 3 (4.05%) VSAN
7 3 (4.05%) WAN
8 1 (1.35%) FCoE
8 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.35%) OSPF
8 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) Big Data
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) JIRA
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.05%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (2.70%) CodeSonar
5 2 (2.70%) git-flow
5 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.70%) Robot Framework
5 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.35%) Appium
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.35%) TestRail
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (13.51%) IT Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.46%) IT Support
6 6 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Project Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Exchange Support
8 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.11%) Web Services
4 5 (6.76%) Software Packaging
5 4 (5.41%) Node.js
6 3 (4.05%) RESTful
7 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.70%) Django
7 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.70%) HTML
7 2 (2.70%) Java EE
7 2 (2.70%) LAMP
7 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.70%) REST
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.70%) STL
7 2 (2.70%) WPF
8 1 (1.35%) CSS
8 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.76%) Fintech
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (4.05%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.16%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.05%) CentOS
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.35%) Fedora
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) ITIL
3 17 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (16.22%) ITIL V3
4 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.86%) Service Management
5 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (12.16%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.81%) Coaching
8 8 (10.81%) Migration
9 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.11%) ITSM
10 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.76%) Break/Fix
11 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.76%) DevOps
11 5 (6.76%) Scrum
11 5 (6.76%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.57%) C#
3 10 (13.51%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) Java
5 6 (8.11%) C++
6 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.76%) C
7 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.41%) SQL
8 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.81%) MCSE
5 7 (9.46%) MCSA
6 5 (6.76%) DBS Check
6 5 (6.76%) MCITP
7 4 (5.41%) MCP
8 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) Degree
9 1 (1.35%) ISEB
9 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.35%) OCP
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.81%) Docker
5 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.05%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.70%) vSphere
7 2 (2.70%) XenApp
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) Puppet
3 4 (5.41%) Ansible
3 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.05%) vRealize
5 2 (2.70%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.70%) Salt
5 2 (2.70%) SCOM
5 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.35%) vMotion
6 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) VMware
2 13 (17.57%) Progress
3 11 (14.86%) Veeam
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 7 (9.46%) HP
6 5 (6.76%) Draytek
6 5 (6.76%) F5
6 5 (6.76%) Fortinet
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 5 (6.76%) Sophos
7 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.05%) Dell
8 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.05%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.70%) Cognos
9 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.35%) Hortonworks