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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 0.43% 0.82% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.79% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £26,500 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.33% +22.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 69 112 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 29.36% 46.09% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54 44 81
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos