Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft Certification
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 78 71
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 49 92 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.30% 4.07% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.65% 8.62% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 69 69
Gloucestershire median annual salary £31,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.16% +5.56% +50.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,500 £28,950
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £82,500
South West median annual salary £35,000 £36,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% -2.33% +7.14%

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 508 1067 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.21% 47.17% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 389 829 644
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,400 £26,975
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £65,875
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Stroud - 16 £23,000 - 1
Cheltenham -4 9 £34,250 -37.16%
Gloucester +17 2 £23,000 -48.89%
Tewkesbury - 2 £30,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 34 (69.39%) VMware
3 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
4 29 (59.18%) MCSE
5 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 28 (57.14%) Office 365
6 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (44.90%) Windows 10
8 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (36.73%) Mac OS X
9 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
10 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (34.69%) CCNA
10 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
11 16 (32.65%) Windows 8
11 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
12 15 (30.61%) Apple
12 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
13 14 (28.57%) Linux
13 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
14 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
15 12 (24.49%) Firewall
16 11 (22.45%) Network+ Certification
16 11 (22.45%) Linux+ Certification
16 11 (22.45%) GIAC
16 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP

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 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (8.16%) Apache Pig
6 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.04%) Apache
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (57.14%) Office 365
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.29%) FCoE
3 7 (14.29%) SNMP
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) HTTP
5 3 (6.12%) NAS
5 3 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.12%) SSL
6 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.04%) Skype
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Hive
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data
3 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Power BI
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) JIRA
2 7 (14.29%) Redmine
3 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.12%) CodeSonar
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) git-flow
3 3 (6.12%) Robot Framework
3 3 (6.12%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) MorphX
General
1 6 (12.24%) Advertising
2 5 (10.20%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
1 15 (30.61%) Desktop Analyst
1 15 (30.61%) Desktop Support
1 15 (30.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 15 (30.61%) Support Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Field Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Java EE
1 6 (12.24%) STL
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) Django
3 3 (6.12%) LAMP
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.12%) REST
3 3 (6.12%) SOAP
3 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server
3 22 (44.90%) Windows 10
4 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (36.73%) Mac OS X
6 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
7 16 (32.65%) Windows 8
8 14 (28.57%) Linux
9 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (8.16%) Android
10 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
10 4 (8.16%) Unix
11 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
12 2 (4.08%) Solaris
13 1 (2.04%) CentOS
13 1 (2.04%) HPUX
13 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (20.41%) User Stories
3 9 (18.37%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.33%) High Availability
4 8 (16.33%) Service Management
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
6 6 (12.24%) ITSM
6 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
6 6 (12.24%) Proactive Management
6 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.20%) Coaching
7 5 (10.20%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (10.20%) Information Management
8 4 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
2 11 (22.45%) C
3 7 (14.29%) Korn
4 6 (12.24%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) C++
4 6 (12.24%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) Objective-C
4 6 (12.24%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (59.18%) MCSE
2 17 (34.69%) CCNA
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 11 (22.45%) CISSP
5 11 (22.45%) GIAC
5 11 (22.45%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (22.45%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (22.45%) SANS
5 11 (22.45%) SSCP
6 10 (20.41%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (20.41%) Security+ Certification
6 10 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (16.33%) Degree
8 5 (10.20%) MCSA
9 3 (6.12%) MCP
10 2 (4.08%) CCA
10 2 (4.08%) CCNP
10 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.29%) NFS
4 7 (14.29%) Samba
4 7 (14.29%) VMware NSX
5 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.20%) vSphere
6 4 (8.16%) Docker
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.04%) XenApp
7 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 8 (16.33%) Nagios
3 7 (14.29%) Ansible
3 7 (14.29%) SCCM
3 7 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 3 (6.12%) Salt
5 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) OpenView
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
1 34 (69.39%) VMware
2 15 (30.61%) Apple
3 7 (14.29%) EMC
3 7 (14.29%) NetApp
3 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) Sophos
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam