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

Microsoft Certification
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 68 56
Rank change year-on-year -22 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.07% 3.38% 4.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 7.99% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 42
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,800 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,875 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.22%  

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 310 413 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 33.05% 42.36% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 519 770 561
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £65,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Cheltenham -8 3 £31,000 -22.01%
Gloucester +2 2 £26,500 -49.52%
Cirencester -19 2 - -
Stroud - 2 £35,750 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) MCSE
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (31.25%) Office 365
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) MCSA
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Advertising
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) HP

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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
5 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.25%) FCoE
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Redmine
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Field Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Field Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) ADO
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.25%) COM+
3 1 (6.25%) DCOM
3 1 (6.25%) DHTML
3 1 (6.25%) MFC
3 1 (6.25%) ODBC
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (25.00%) OO
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) MCSA
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) MCSD
4 2 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
5 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Samba
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
Gloucestershire
Mint
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago