The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 93 65 49
Rank change year-on-year -28 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 37 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.72% 3.48% 5.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 8.49% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 49
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £75,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 320 436 378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 38.46% 41.05% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 239 290 287
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +1 2 £20,000 -50.00%
Cheltenham -12 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 27 (84.38%) MCSE
2 26 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 25 (78.13%) Linux
4 24 (75.00%) C
4 24 (75.00%) CCNA
4 24 (75.00%) CISSP
4 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (75.00%) SSCP
4 24 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
4 24 (75.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 24 (75.00%) GIAC
4 24 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (75.00%) SANS
5 21 (65.63%) DV Cleared
5 21 (65.63%) Firewall
5 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
6 20 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
6 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
6 20 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 19 (59.38%) Reverse Engineering
7 19 (59.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 19 (59.38%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (46.88%) Windows
8 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
9 14 (43.75%) C#
10 13 (40.63%) Java
10 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (40.63%) Coaching
11 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
11 12 (37.50%) Java EE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 8 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
1 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) FCoE
2 5 (15.63%) SNMP
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
3 4 (12.50%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 8 (25.00%) Big Data
1 8 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Redmine
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 4 (12.50%) CodeSonar
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) git-flow
3 4 (12.50%) Robot Framework
3 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (37.50%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Java EE
1 12 (37.50%) STL
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.50%) Django
3 4 (12.50%) LAMP
3 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) WCF
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Cybercrime
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) Android
3 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 19 (59.38%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (59.38%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (59.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) Coaching
6 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
7 9 (28.13%) User Stories
8 5 (15.63%) High Availability
9 4 (12.50%) API Design
9 4 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (9.38%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 2 (6.25%) MVC
11 2 (6.25%) SOA
11 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) C++
4 12 (37.50%) Objective-C
5 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 9 (28.13%) Python
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.63%) Korn
8 5 (15.63%) Perl
8 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
9 4 (12.50%) PHP
9 4 (12.50%) VB
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
10 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
11 1 (3.13%) COBOL
11 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) MCSE
2 26 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 24 (75.00%) CCNA
3 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (75.00%) CISSP
3 24 (75.00%) GIAC
3 24 (75.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 24 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
3 24 (75.00%) SANS
3 24 (75.00%) SSCP
4 21 (65.63%) DV Cleared
5 20 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 20 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) MCSD
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) MCP
8 1 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) NFS
2 5 (15.63%) Samba
2 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Nagios
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
4 4 (12.50%) Salt
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.13%) OpenView
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) EMC
3 5 (15.63%) NetApp
3 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Sophos
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago