The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 36 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 0.90% 1.52% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 3.06% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £20,000 £40,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +90.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 98 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 35.29% 49.49% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 77 60 100
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £37,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Gloucester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Gloucester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) VMware