Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 97 119
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 69 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.74% 2.18% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 5.50% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 23
Gloucestershire median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% +45.16% -26.19%
10th Percentile £30,375 £32,775 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £48,700
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -5.41%

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 939 654 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 50.92% 39.56% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 665 492 406
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £32,700 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 6 months to 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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
Gloucester -10 15 £52,000 +48.57% 4
Tewkesbury - 15 £37,500 -
Cheltenham +11 11 £47,500 - 2
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 40 (57.97%) C
2 40 (57.97%) Software Engineering
3 38 (55.07%) .NET
4 34 (49.28%) MCSE
5 30 (43.48%) CCNA
5 30 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (43.48%) Firewall
5 30 (43.48%) Azure
6 29 (42.03%) C#
7 28 (40.58%) Oracle
7 28 (40.58%) Windows
8 27 (39.13%) Linux
8 27 (39.13%) AWS
8 27 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (37.68%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (37.68%) OpenShift
9 26 (37.68%) AngularJS
9 26 (37.68%) Docker
9 26 (37.68%) Apache Spark
9 26 (37.68%) GCP
9 26 (37.68%) Kubernetes
9 26 (37.68%) React
9 26 (37.68%) API Design
9 26 (37.68%) git-flow
9 26 (37.68%) Vue.js
9 26 (37.68%) Apple iOS
9 26 (37.68%) Git (software)
9 26 (37.68%) Reverse Engineering
9 26 (37.68%) Node.js

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 26 (37.68%) Apache Spark
1 26 (37.68%) Elasticsearch
1 26 (37.68%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (43.48%) Azure
2 27 (39.13%) AWS
3 26 (37.68%) GCP
3 26 (37.68%) OpenShift
4 9 (13.04%) Office 365
5 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) Firewall
2 26 (37.68%) HTTPS
2 26 (37.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) DHCP
5 4 (5.80%) LAN
5 4 (5.80%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) WebEx
6 3 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) DSL
7 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.45%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.45%) SAN
7 1 (1.45%) Skype
7 1 (1.45%) VLAN
7 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) Big Data
2 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
3 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (37.68%) Bitbucket
1 26 (37.68%) Git (software)
1 26 (37.68%) git-flow
1 26 (37.68%) JIRA
2 16 (23.19%) HP UFT
2 16 (23.19%) LoadRunner
3 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) JUnit
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.84%) Public Sector
2 11 (15.94%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Consultant
2 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
3 16 (23.19%) Technical Analyst
4 15 (21.74%) Technical Test Analyst
4 15 (21.74%) Test Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
6 11 (15.94%) C++ Consultant
6 11 (15.94%) Software Consultant
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Consultant
7 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Graduate
8 8 (11.59%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Graduate C# Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (11.59%) Test Consultant
8 8 (11.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.07%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) AngularJS
2 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET
2 26 (37.68%) GraphQL
2 26 (37.68%) Kafka
2 26 (37.68%) Node.js
2 26 (37.68%) React
2 26 (37.68%) REST
2 26 (37.68%) Spring
2 26 (37.68%) Spring MVC
2 26 (37.68%) Vue.js
3 12 (17.39%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) HTML
4 3 (4.35%) XMPP
5 2 (2.90%) JSON
5 2 (2.90%) RESTful
5 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Cybercrime
2 11 (15.94%) Cyberattack
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Linux
3 26 (37.68%) Android
3 26 (37.68%) Apple iOS
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Software Engineering
2 27 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (37.68%) API Design
3 26 (37.68%) Ethical Hacking
3 26 (37.68%) Kanban
3 26 (37.68%) MVC
3 26 (37.68%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (37.68%) Reverse Engineering
3 26 (37.68%) Scrum
4 18 (26.09%) ITIL
4 18 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 16 (23.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (23.19%) Defect Management
5 16 (23.19%) Psychology
5 16 (23.19%) Test Management
5 16 (23.19%) Test Scripting
5 16 (23.19%) Test Strategy
6 14 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) C
2 29 (42.03%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) PL/SQL
4 16 (23.19%) SQL
4 16 (23.19%) VB
5 14 (20.29%) C++
6 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.25%) Python
7 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) MCSE
2 30 (43.48%) CCNA
2 30 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (37.68%) CISSP
3 26 (37.68%) CompTIA Security+
3 26 (37.68%) GIAC
3 26 (37.68%) Linux+ Certification
3 26 (37.68%) Network+ Certification
3 26 (37.68%) SANS
3 26 (37.68%) SSCP
4 25 (36.23%) Degree
4 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
5 22 (31.88%) MCP
6 20 (28.99%) DV Cleared
7 16 (23.19%) OCP
7 16 (23.19%) Oracle Certification
7 16 (23.19%) SAP Certification
8 13 (18.84%) ISTQB
9 11 (15.94%) MCSA
10 1 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Docker
2 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (37.68%) Kubernetes
2 16 (23.19%) HP ALM
2 16 (23.19%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (7.25%) SCCM
3 5 (7.25%) SCOM
3 5 (7.25%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (40.58%) Oracle
3 26 (37.68%) Google
4 20 (28.99%) HP
5 17 (24.64%) SAP
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco
7 4 (5.80%) Dell
8 3 (4.35%) Citrix
8 3 (4.35%) VMware
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.45%) arcserve
10 1 (1.45%) Aruba
10 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.45%) Meraki
10 1 (1.45%) Sophos
10 1 (1.45%) Veeam