Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 78 100
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 54 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.07% 3.82% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.47% 10.25% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 50
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -17.95% -2.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £21,500 £31,175
90th Percentile £74,000 £52,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.33% - -

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 548 527 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 37.87% 37.32% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 368 400 845
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,000
South West median annual salary £44,657 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.64% - -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Cheltenham +2 1 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Gloucester -4 1 £25,000 -26.47% 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 26 (86.67%) C
1 26 (86.67%) MCSE
2 25 (83.33%) CCNA
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (80.00%) Linux
3 24 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (76.67%) CISSP
4 23 (76.67%) SSCP
4 23 (76.67%) Network+ Certification
4 23 (76.67%) Linux+ Certification
4 23 (76.67%) GIAC
4 23 (76.67%) SANS
4 23 (76.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 23 (76.67%) Systems Engineering
5 22 (73.33%) Windows
5 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
6 21 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (66.67%) User Stories
7 20 (66.67%) Bash Shell
7 20 (66.67%) Puppet
8 19 (63.33%) Firewall
8 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
9 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
9 18 (60.00%) JIRA
10 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (50.00%) Test Automation
10 15 (50.00%) Python
11 14 (46.67%) Java
12 13 (43.33%) C#

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 10 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (33.33%) HTTP
3 10 (33.33%) SSL
4 8 (26.67%) FCoE
4 8 (26.67%) SNMP
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Big Data
2 10 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) JIRA
2 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 10 (33.33%) CodeSonar
2 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (33.33%) git-flow
2 10 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 10 (33.33%) Selenium
3 8 (26.67%) Redmine
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (36.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Java Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Java EE
1 13 (43.33%) STL
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (33.33%) Django
2 10 (33.33%) LAMP
2 10 (33.33%) Node.js
2 10 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (33.33%) REST
2 10 (33.33%) SOAP
2 10 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Android
3 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 2 (6.67%) Fedora
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Systems Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 21 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (66.67%) User Stories
5 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (43.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
6 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (43.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (36.67%) Coaching
8 11 (36.67%) Mentoring
9 10 (33.33%) API Design
9 10 (33.33%) High Availability
9 10 (33.33%) Kanban
9 10 (33.33%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.00%) ERP
11 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C
2 20 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 15 (50.00%) Python
4 14 (46.67%) Java
5 13 (43.33%) C#
5 13 (43.33%) C++
5 13 (43.33%) Objective-C
6 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) PHP
8 8 (26.67%) Korn
9 4 (13.33%) VB
10 3 (10.00%) Perl
11 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) MCSE
2 25 (83.33%) CCNA
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (76.67%) CISSP
4 23 (76.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 23 (76.67%) GIAC
4 23 (76.67%) Linux+ Certification
4 23 (76.67%) Network+ Certification
4 23 (76.67%) SANS
4 23 (76.67%) SSCP
5 2 (6.67%) HP ASE
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.67%) VTSP
6 1 (3.33%) CIMA
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.33%) OCP
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Docker
2 10 (33.33%) NFS
2 10 (33.33%) Samba
2 10 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (33.33%) vSphere
3 8 (26.67%) VMware NSX
4 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) Puppet
2 10 (33.33%) Ansible
2 10 (33.33%) Nagios
2 10 (33.33%) Salt
2 10 (33.33%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.67%) OpenNMS
3 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
4 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) EMC
3 10 (33.33%) NetApp
3 10 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Cloudera
6 2 (6.67%) Hortonworks
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Zerto
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) SAP