Period
to 15 July 2020

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 6 months to 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 74 101
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 67 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.72% 4.09% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.03% 7.66% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 56 26
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +15.56% +45.16%
10th Percentile £30,675 £36,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +14.29%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 397 875 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 42.69% 53.39% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 295 595 489
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 6 months to 15 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +7 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Gloucester +1 4 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Reinsurance
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (50.00%) MCSA
4 7 (43.75%) MCSE
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Dell
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) Veeam
5 6 (37.50%) vSphere
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
6 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Azure
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) German Language
6 5 (31.25%) Selenium
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 5 (31.25%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) git-flow
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) German Language
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Backend Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Science Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Reinsurance
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) FlexPod
3 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Data Science
5 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.25%) OSINT
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CCNA
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCSA
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (43.75%) MCSE
4 5 (31.25%) MCAD
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.25%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) Kibana
2 1 (6.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Dell
3 6 (37.50%) Veeam
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk